Cadle and Yeates: Project Management for Information Systems, 5th Edition
A refreshingly readable, realistic and relevant view of project management within the context of information systems.
This comprehensive and practical book is an excellent starting point for any practicing project managers or students of Project Management for Information Systems, whether they are from a computing or a business background, at undergraduate or masters level.
In this book, the practical perspective and industry experience of the authors complements the clear explanation of project management theory and methodologies. The authors strike a good balance covering both the mechanics of project management and the human factors involved including plentiful case studies and exercises as well as good and bad examples from real life, these help the reader to put the theory into context and into practice.
This fifth edition has new material on:
- development life-cycles and approaches (including agile approaches)
- different types of IS projects and how to manage them
- implementing change through information systems
- updated coverage of leadership and management.
Project Management for Information Systems is all you need to plan every aspect of an IS project and ensure that it is implemented on time, within budget and to quality standards.
'A refreshing and comprehensive text that gives an excellent and well balanced insight in project management, focusing on the most valuable resource in any project, supporting the people involved.'
Thor E. Hasle, Ass. Professor and Vice-Dean at Oslo University College
'This is an excellent starting point: a practical down-to-earth and comprehensive guide to many facets of IS project management. Cadle and Yeates draw on a wealth of experience in running projects, offering a unique combination of a refreshing approach to the subject and the detailed insights from the trenches. Overall, a truly valuable book for both students and learning practitioners.'
Professor Darren Dalcher, Professor of Software Project Management, Middlesex University
A Lecturer’s Manual and PowerPoint slides are available to Lecturers online at www.pearsoned.co.uk/cadle.