Importance of Project Management

Importance of Project Management

For this assignment, you will demonstrate your knowledge of the role of project management in information systems and why it is such an important component.

Imagine you are currently working in an information systems field at a small company in which projects have been typically managed by the senior employee working on them without any real plan or specific direction, and each employee has a very different style of management (or lack thereof). The company has recently considered improving in this area and might even consider hiring a project manager or adopting some kind of software or process for managing the project it takes on. There is obviously a need for change, but not everyone is on board.

In an effort to help everyone see the value of project management improvements, you have been asked to create a presentation on why the company might need a more formalized process for project management. You will need to explain what project management really and why it is such a significant part of information systems work. You will also need to make some recommendations on what types of project management strategies the company might want to adopt.


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