Managing Projects With Microsoft Project 2000

Author: Gwen Lowery
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471437796
Format: PDF, Docs
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Learn proven project management strategies as you master the world's #1 project management software Here's a winning combination: a series of successful project management strategies that cover every phase of the process AND an insider's guide to the most powerful and versatile project management software available anywhere. That's what you'll find in Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2000. A synchronized learning system helps you get with the program Microsoft Project 2000 brings 21st-century power to this already formidable tool. Whether you're an experienced user preparing to upgrade to Microsoft Project 2000 or an aspiring project manager who needs to understand the big picture as you gain control of the details, this remarkable one-stop guide helps you make the most of this outstanding new program. It puts you in control of every new feature and enhanced capability, including how to: SCHEDULE TASKS AND TRACK PROGRESS using task calendars, deadline dates, estimated durations, baseline and interim plans, and more MANAGE RESOURCES FOR BETTER TASK SCHEDULING with new methods that let you vary resource availability, specify material resources, and set task priorities for resource leveling MODEL PROJECTS GRAPHICALLY WITH NETWORK DIAGRAM VIEW, which offers flexible viewing and formatting of program information in a graphical layout of tasks MANAGE TASKS AND RESOURCES ACROSS A WORKGROUP with Microsoft Project Central-a Web-based companion to Microsoft Project 2000 that allows for task delegation up and down organizational lines, task progress reporting, and narrative status reporting WORK FASTER AND SMARTER by jump-starting new products with templates, grouping tasks and resources, creating your own work breakdown structure numbering scheme-and much, much more

Managing Projects with Microsoft Project

Author: Gwen Lowery
Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
ISBN: 9780442017682
Format: PDF
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Timed for release with the latest version of the software, this is the most up-to-date and advanced edition of Lowery's highly popular book. She explains the concepts of project management from the ground up, and takes the reader step by step through the features and applications of Microsoft Project 4.0.

Using Microsoft Project 2000

Author: Tim Pyron
Publisher: Que Pub
ISBN: 9780789722539
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Necessity for greater flexibility and understanding of project management is coming into its own--even though most people manage projects as part of other duties. This guide seeks to provide consumers with a comprehensive understanding of the features, functions, and best practices of project management by thorough coverage of the industry's leading project management tool.

Special Edition Using Microsoft Project 2002

Author: Tim Pyron
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780789727015
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect a new product incorporated in Project called Enterprise Project. Topics covered include scheduling tasks effectively and tracking costs.

Microsoft Project 2000 CD Rom included

Author: Carl S. Chatfield
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780735609204
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Demonstrates Project basics while covering organizational planning, collaboration, Web technology, and integration with other Microsoft applications.

How to Manage a Successful Software Project

Author: Sanjiv Purba
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471393399
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The best techniques and guidelines to deliver IT projects on schedule and within budget With all the pitfalls and cost overruns that can cause a software project to come in late and over budget, managers must know the best practices in the field and how to implement them. This comprehensive guide provides you with all the tools you'll need to deliver successful IT projects, including proven techniques, guidelines, and checklists. The hands-on tutorial will teach you how to implement these techniques using Microsoft Project 2000. Armed with this book, you'll be able to build software that meets user requirements. Inside, you'll find a survival framework that shows you how to achieve the best possible results with your project. the framework presents all the methods, tools, and approaches for you to consider when implementing projects. You will also be introduced to the Iterative Project Development Methodology (IPDM), which you can use on a broad range of projects, including n-tier architecture, legacy applications, open systems, Web-based applications, and e-business solutions. Whether you are managing small, or large projects, this book will help you: * Get the necessary support from senior management for a project * Plan and schedule projects * Learn the best way to organize staff for a project * Discover why a project can succeed or fail * Avoid common pitfalls by using sound project management methodologies * Manage projects in an outsourcing environment * Implement the best practices using Microsoft Project 2000 The companion Web site at www.wiley.com/compbooks/purba features a sample project plan, forms, and checklists.Visit our Web site at www.wiley.com/compbooks/ Visit the companion Web site at www.wiley.com/compbooks/purba

PRINCE2 Planning and Control Using Microsoft Project

Author: Paul E. Harris
Publisher: Eastwood Harris Pty Ltd
ISBN: 192105929X
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book is primarily a Microsoft Project user guide written for Project Management Professionals in any industry who wish to learn or improve their skills in Microsoft Office Project 2000 onwards in conjunction with the PRINCE2 Project Management Methodology, and discover how to get the most out of the software up to an intermediate level using Standard or Professional versions.

Microsoft Project 2000 For Dummies

Author: Martin Doucette
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 9780764505171
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Why put yourself through all the trouble of figuring out a project management software program? And why find out about project management techniques when you've been muddling through on your own up until now? The answer is self-evident. Because you've managed projects before and you know there has to be a better way. You're ready to discover what all this project management hoopla is about, and you'd like to use Microsoft Project to do the job. You've just made two good management decisions right there. Deep down, you're probably wondering whether this is going to hurt. You'll be relieved to know that getting to know Microsoft Project is straightforward and kind of fun. You don't have to know anything special about computers or project management to begin. Of course, once you start throwing those Gantt charts around the office, people might assume that it took grueling labor and a steel will to figure out the program. Whether you choose to display modesty or bask in their amazement will be entirely up to you. As this book's title so subtly implies, it will show you how to use Microsoft Project 2000. But what the title doesn't say is that this book also gives you a basic explanation of project management. You'll cover all of the following topics, and more: Identifying project phases Getting comfortable with the Microsoft Project interface Predicting your resource needs Reading and creating Gantt charts Staying ahead of details with a calendar Setting budgets and reviewing costs Subdividing and combining projects Tracking your project Using and customizing reports Microsoft Project 2000 For Dummies is written in a way that lets you master your project management skills by practice. The enclosed CD-ROM is loaded with a number of project files so that you can read the material and practice. In addition, you'll get evaluation and demo copies of some excellent project management programs designed to make your job even easier.

Managing e business Projects

Author: Thomas Stoehr
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642560903
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Written on the back of first-hand experience this book provides a solid framework for managing e-business projects. The book is primarily intended for current and prospective e-business project managers who wish to share ideas, experiences, and best practices. Recent market surveys indicate that many e-business projects fail due to project mismanagement. Various project management techniques from the IT sector can be successfully applied to e-business projects. This book shows which ones whilst also providing information on new techniques for situations that are unique. Based on real-world experience, 99 key success factors are discussed preparing the reader to manage e-business projects on time, on budget and to the satisfaction of clients.