Project Management Process Improvement
- 3h 34m
- Robert K. Wysocki
- Artech House
No matter how perfect a project management process may be on paper, it is worthless if it is not being used properly or at all. This practical "how to" guide shows you the way to bring documented process and practiced process into alignment while assuring a certain level of maturity. By using the SEI’s Capability Maturity Model, The Project Management Maturity Model, and PMBOK Knowledge areas, you can baseline your team’s process level to see how it measures up to those required by a project plan.
Project Management Process Improvement explains how to communicate these baseline capabilities, and the gaps between baseline and target capabilities, to your team and upper management You are provided with a host of metrics that let you target specific areas of improvement needed to raise your project team’s process maturity to the target level. Moreover, this unique resource offers you proven tools and techniques that you can use every day to ensure the success of your project process improvement program. The book concludes with practical methods to take your project team to the next level of process effectiveness.
About the Author
Robert K. Wysocki is the president of Enterprise Information Insights Inc., a consulting firm based in Worcester, MA, that specializes in project management methodology development and consulting. A member of the ProjectWorld Executive Advisory Board and the author of several best-selling books, Dr. Wysocki is also the series editor of the Artech House Effective Project Management Series. He earned his Ph.D. and M.S. in mathematical statistics from Southern Methodist University.
In this Book
Introduction to the Process Improvement Life Cycle
Overview of the Project Management Maturity Model
Assessing and Reporting Maturity Level
Metrics to Identify Project Improvement Opportunities
Tools to Investigate Improvement Opportunities
Commissioning Improvement Initiatives
Case Study: B. Stoveburden Trucking Company