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“The growth of data, the integration of customers in business processes, and the need for custom solutions has made projects more complex and their products shorter lived. We now need lean, agile, and adaptive tools that are effective in building complex solutions quickly. Wysocki and Bentley offer just such an approach by combining two road-tested frameworks.”
About the Item
This completely unique reference is from two recognized thought leaders and developers of proven approaches within the diverse world and practices of project management. It provides a new and innovative framework for more effectively managing complex and mission critical projects to deliver maximum business value to organizations in both the public and private sectors around the globe. The authors draw on the strengths of different schools of thought, including their own, and best practices to develop an integrated framework that is lean, agile, flexible, and adaptable to virtually any complex project.
About the Author(s)
Robert K. Wysocki is a project management guru and a pioneer in business analysis, information systems management, and business process management with over 45 years of combined experienced within these fields. He has authored 25 books on project management and information systems management, including his major best-seller Effective Project Management: Traditional, Adaptive, Extreme, now in its 7th edition. His most recent book, Effective Complex Project Management: An Adaptive Agile Framework for Delivering Business Value, was published in 2014.
Colin Bentley is a project management thought leader and the designer of the original PROMPTII/PRINCE Framework developed specifically for managing information technology projects and of PRINCE2, a more generic product management framework originally adopted for all UK government projects. Mr. Bentley authored all editions of the of PRINCE2 Manual, all Foundation and Practitioner exams for certification, and served as Chief Examiner until 2009. He still answers the “Ask an expert” questions on PRINCE2 for the APMG, an international professional certification organization.
Table of Contents
PART 1: OVERVIEW
Chapter 2: Overview of the Effective Complex Project Management Framework
Chapter 3: PRINCE2 LEAN: Are You a Cook or a Chef?
Chapter 4: PRINCE2 LEAN: Project Planning
PART 2: PRINCE2 LEAN and the IDEATION PHASE
Chapter 6: Creating the Project Product Description
Chapter 7: Preparing for the Initiation Stage
PART 3: PRINCE2 and the SET-UP PHASE
Chapter 9: Designing the Project Approach
Chapter 10: Preparing the Project Initiation Documentation
PART 4: PRINCE2 and the EXECUTION PHASE
Chapter 12: Executing the Stage Plan
Chapter 13: Closing the Stage
Chapter 14: Closing the Project
PART 5: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
Chapter 16: Benefits of the PRINCE2 LEAN Framework
APPENDIX A: GLOSSARY
APPENDIX B: REFERENCE BIBLIOGRAPHY