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Project Management (2,070 Books)


Project management is the discipline of planning, organizing, securing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives. It is sometimes conflated with program management, however technically that is actually a higher level construction: a group of related and somehow interdependent engineering projects.

 
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Defense Automation Resources Management Manual

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The establishment of a centralized D.O.D. office in support of acquisition, replacement, and disposition of automation assets occurred in July 1964. In addition to supporting the overall management requirements of the Department, an information management system has been established to administer compliance with Federal requirements for the reporting of automation equipment assets to the General Services Administration (GSA). The dynamic growth in the applicatio...

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Pakistan Sindh Water Resources Management Issues and Options

By: A. Azad

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: In 2000, the Federal Government of Pakistan transferred the responsibility for management and development of water resources to its Provincial Governments. Irrigated agriculture is important in poverty alleviation in Sindh Province, where this study was undertaken on behalf of the Government of Sindh and the World Bank. This paper presents issues and options for water resources management, in particular in the irrigation and drainage sub-sector. The paper outlin...

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Steps Taken to Enhance Program Management, But More Can Be Done

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Purpose 2 -- Background 3 -- Results in Brief 3 -- Principal Findings 4 -- Recommendations for Executive Action 9 -- Agency Comments and GAO?s Evaluation 9 -- Chapter 1 Introduction 12 -- Drug-Related Violent Crime 12 -- DEA?s Role in Drug Law Enforcement 12 -- MET Program 14 -- Objectives, Scope, and Methodology 17 -- Chapter 2 Program Management Enhanced, but No Assurance -- METs Are Assisting Only Incapable Local Agencies 20 -- DEA Headquarters Has Taken Step...

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Business Systems Modernization Internal Revenue Service Needs to F...

By: Robert F. Dacey

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: B Initial operation refers to the point at which a project is authorized to begin enterprisewide deployment. c Full deployment refers to the point at which enterprisewide deployment has been completed and a project is transitioned to operations and support. d Project schedules for the Customer Account Data Engine, the Custodial Accounting Project, and the Integrated Financial System are currently under review. e To be determined. Work on the Customer Account Man...

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Business Systems Modernization Internal Revenue Service Needs to F...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Prior GAO reviews have disclosed numerous modernization management control deficiencies that have contributed to reported cost overruns and schedule delays. The table below illustrates the degree to which costs and completion dates for ongoing projects have grown from their initial estimates. Reasons for such delays include inadequate definition of systems requirements, increases in project scope, and underestimation of project complexity. These impair IRS?s abi...

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Improved Project Management Is Needed to Ready Personal Computers ...

By: United States Department of the Treasury

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: We recommended that the personal computer dashboard (a report that monitors Year 2000 (Y2K) conversion progress) should be re-established and include all mission critical systems; the list of non-standard software products should be finalized and testing results communicated to the users; similarly configured workstations should be tested after software/hardware installations and Y2K conversions; efforts to validate the personal computer inventory should be rene...

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Grants Management Despite Efforts to Improve Weed and Seed Program...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Despite some progress toward addressing GAO?s recommendations aimed at improving program management, GAO?s review shows that EOWS has not fully implemented the management improvement recommendations GAO made in 1999. First, although EOWS has revised its internal controls to require that significant qualification and funding decisions be documented and readily available in the central grant files for review, EOWS has not always ensured that its policies and proce...

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Grants Management Despite Efforts to Improve Weed and Seed Program...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: At improving program management, GAO?s review shows that EOWS has not fully implemented the management improvement recommendations GAO made in 1999. First, although EOWS has revised its internal controls to require that significant qualification and funding decisions be documented and readily available in the central grant files for review, EOWS has not always ensured that its policies and procedures were followed, for the grant files GAO reviewed. Second, EOWS ...

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Weed Seed Program Management Guide

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: BACKGROUND. The Drug Education for Youth (DEFY) program began as a special initiative of the Secretary of the Navy in 1992 when the Secretary of the Navy’s Drug Demand Reduction Task Force (DDRTF) was established. DEFY fulfills the DDRTF mission to develop and execute a prototype drug demand reduction project for innovative, positive, long-term community involvement. To improve the support provided to deployed sailors and marines and their families and to demons...

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Weed and Seed Defy Program Management Guide

By: Nancy Ware

Legal Reference Publication

Background: The Drug Education for Youth (DEFY) program began as a special initiative of the Secretary of the Navy in 1992 when the Secretary of the Navy?s Drug Demand Reduction Task Force (DDRTF) was established. DEFY fulfills the DDRTF mission to develop and execute a prototype drug demand reduction project for innovative, positive, long-term community involvement. To improve the support provided to deployed sailors and marines and their families and to demonstrate the...

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Distributed Systems, Information Resources Management Instrumental...

By: Marina Kashibadze
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Land Resources Management System in Terms of Market Relations

By: David Egiashvili
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Project 2010: Enterprise Project Management Epm Solution

By: Microsoft Corporation
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Microsoft Project 2010 - Enterprise Project Management Solution Demo

By: Microsoft Corporation
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Microsoft Enterprise Project Management 2010 Licensing Guide

By: Microsoft Corporation
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Unmanned Space Project Management : Surveyor and Lunar Orbiter: Su...

By: Erasmus H. Kloman

NASA commissioned a study of the management of the Surveyor and Lunar Orbiter projects.

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The World Banks Assistance for Water Resources Management in China

By: Robert C. G. Varley

Economics

China has an ancient tradition of hydraulic engineering but in the past half century the intensity of exploitation of water resources has accelerated as a result of population and economic growth. The three major issues for Chinese water management are water shortages, flood control and pollution. The World Commission on Dams noted that since 1949 the number of large dams in China had increased from 22 to 22,000, almost half the global total. China has over 80,000 reserv...

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India : World Bank Assistance for Water Resources Management

By: George Keith Pitman

Economics

The study was initiated in May 1999 when Keith Pitman (Task Manager) and Inderjeet Singh (Consultant) visited India to meet with Government of India (GOI) and state government officials, bilateral development partners, members of civil society, nongovernmental organizations and other stakeholders. It built upon several earlier OED performance audit missions and evaluations of water sector projects over the past five years and intensive desk review of the Bank?s investmen...

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Exercise-Related Construction Program Management

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: 1. Purpose. This instruction outlines procedures for managing the exercise-related construction (ERC) program. ERC is unspecified minor military construction outside of the United States in support of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) exercise program. ERC funds are appropriated as part of the annual military construction (MILCON) budget request ... 2.Cancellation. CJCSI 4600.01, 20 June 2001, is cancelled ... 2. Applicability. This instruction applies to the Join...

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Assignment of Program Management Office Responsibilities Fer Uie D...

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Achieving Infcrmaricn Superiority in [he highly inrercceo ected. interdependent, sha: ec1-m k D.O.D.: ‘I\”i ~CI1r: te: requires that D.O.D.’s Infonn3.lion Assurance (1A.) capilbilitic: sbe ... Ipphed wubm ‘“ ttWlagerrotnt ftame: wo,k th at considers the pervasiveness of infcrmation as.ll vual aspect of warfightinE’ olflC bus.ness e peraeces. lbe: technical Str.1 Tegy that underlies D.O.D. 1A.is Defense-in-Depth, in ... hich layers of defense are usee 10achieve o...

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