Internet Solutions for Project Managers

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John Wiley & Sons, 2000 - Business & Economics - 217 pages
A complete guide to using the Internet to improve project management performance Empowered by a new generation of Internet technologies and Web applications, managers can now work together from virtually anywhere in the world and on any platform to manage and complete a project. With the help of the Internet, they can discuss the details of any project in advance, track a project's progress, adjust a timeline in real time, manage distributed teams, understand resource bottlenecks, and revise plans on the fly. In this important book, Internet expert Amit Maitra describes how to successfully exploit the power and versatility of the Internet as a tool for managing projects and processes, and how you can too. Maitra provides an overview of current Internet technologies and describes how to incorporate satellites and Internet-based project management techniques into high-technology, manufacturing, and operations environments. He presents a series of fascinating and instructive case studies that demonstrate the various successful approaches used at several leading-edge companies. Maitra provides managers with clear, step-by-step guidelines for designing, developing, and implementing Internet approaches customized to an organization's unique project management needs-and supplies helpful ideas for assessing the performance and ROI of project management Internet applications.
 

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Contents

THE INTERNET
3
Making the Internet Work
31
CASE STUDIES
43
Manufacturing and the Internet
49
Project
73
Internet Caching
101
TAKING NEW MEASURES
139
Appendix A Internet Policy for the Enterprise
149
Appendix B Hardware and Software Issues
171
Planning and Actions
177
Acronyms and Abbreviations
195
Notes
203
Index
211
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AMIT K. MAITRA, President and founder of Satlink Communications, Inc., provides research and advisory services for developing long-term IS strategies. He is also a visiting scholar at the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania. During his twenty years as an IS engineer and project manager, Maitra has held positions with NASA and several leading defense contractors.

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