Controlling Chaos

by Dina Henry Scott, PMP · · · CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 · 3 subscribers

Project Management: Practical advice to help you succeed in managing real projects in the real world. More art than science, Project Management is the "glue & grease" that allows modern organizations to drive through turbulent times with some semblance of sanity. Dina reviews great Agile and Traditional project management methods, and even more importantly, offers good judgment about which methods to rely on for which job. Whether you are a seasoned project manager or simply play one on TV, as long as you like to get things done and have fun . . . Controlling Chaos is for you.

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