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|Title:||Project management 101: Plan well, communicate a lot, and don't forget acceptance criteria!|
|Author(s):||Frederick Zarndt, (Global Connexions, Coronado, California, USA)|
|Citation:||Frederick Zarndt, (2011) "Project management 101: Plan well, communicate a lot, and don't forget acceptance criteria!", OCLC Systems & Services, Vol. 27 Iss: 3, pp.170 - 174|
|Keywords:||Digital libraries, Digitization, Project management, Project planning, Software development|
|DOI:||10.1108/10650751111164542 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to describe basic and simple practices for technology project management. These practices are the ingredients for all successful software development and digitization projects.
Design/methodology/approach – Using project management best practices and personal experience, the paper describes three factors on which a successful technology project must be based.
Findings – Whether they are full-time professionals or part-time novices, managers for successful technology projects ensure that their project is well planned, and that all stakeholders communicate clearly and frequently.
Originality/value – Librarians often lack formal training in project management and learn project management skills on demand. The paper gives essential tips for project success.
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