Real Web Project Management: Case Studies and Best Practices
by Thomas J. Shelford and Gregory A. Remillard.
Published by Addison Wesley Professional; ISBN: 0321112555; 1st edition (November 1, 2002)

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How can this book can help you?

The process of designing and building today’s dynamic Web applications comes with a host of challenges not typically solved by traditional project management methodologies. A wealth of practical resources, Real Web Project Management: Case Studies and Best Practices from the Trenches is a sourcebook of solutions for designing, managing, and delivering virtually any type of Web-based project under even the most challenging conditions.

Real solutions for real problems.

Based on solutions implemented from actual, real-world scenarios, this practical handbook offers a complete roadmap for navigating every facet of a contemporary Web project. Filled with tips and techniques, the book provides the practices to implement and pitfalls to avoid to ensure success. Beginning by outlining the responsibilities of the project manager, this hands-on guide then covers team assembly and communication, project definition, change management, planning strategies and workflow before moving on to the design, build, and delivery stages. Though complete and comprehensive, the book’s accessible format also provides immediate solutions for project managers seeking a quick answer to a particular problem.

Topics that matter.

Issues covered include:

  • The Web project manager: definitions and responsibilities
  • Assembling the project team
  • Defining and planning the project
  • Tips for effective collaborative communication
  • Managing change in any type of environment
  • Workflow processes and analysis
  • Managing the design phase
  • Managing the build phase
  • Quality control and project delivery

Tools for immediate use on the job.

The book is packaged with a value-added CD-ROM including complete project plan templates, model Web sites, project checklists, consulting contracts, software vendor reviews and more. Additional resources and templates will be mantained on this Web site.

Who should read this book?

An essential reference for the working project manager, or for those new to the field, Real Web Project Management is the most comprehensive resource available for planning, managing, and executing successful Web-based applications.

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Thomas Shelford and Gregory Remillard are co-founders of Project Calibrate™, a project management consulting firm specializing in Web development best practices. To learn more about Project Calibrate click here.

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