Portfolio Project Management Books Project Management Books and Industry Guides PM Solutions wrote the book(s) on project management. Our industry experts have published numerous writings on a broad range of topics and we continuously expand our library of industry resources. For more information or to make a purchase, click on the links below. Agile Project Management: A Mandate for the 21st Century Agile Project Management: A Mandate for the 21st Century, connects the dots between agile practices, project management practices, and key business drivers within organizations. This book inspires project managers to use agility when responding quickly to changing business needs. Seven Steps to Strategy Execution Seven Steps to Strategy Execution gives organizations a logical framework to help them communicate strategy to the people and processes that make it a reality. And it further builds organizational capability by continually measuring performance against the organization's selected strategy performance metrics. Advancing Organizational Project Management Maturity Advancing Organizational Project Management Maturity shows how to apply a project management maturity model in the real world, and the benefits of advancing maturity. and The book explores best practices in using a strategic project office, in building project manager competency, and in aligning projects and corporate strategy. Justifying the Value of Project Management Whether you want to implement a project office, a project management methodology, project management software, train staff in project management tools and techniques, or just add improvements in these areas, this book will help you understand how to go about building your business case and selling it to senior executives to attain the funding needed. Optimizing Human Capital with a Strategic Project Office Optimizing Human Capital with a Strategic Project Office explores the SPO's potential to transform an enterprise by making the most of people within an organization. This volume provides an exhaustive review of topics such as the hiring, retention, measurement, training, and professional development of knowledge workers in project management. Project Management Essentials The foundation of what every project manager needs to know in order to successfully manage projects is presented in this introductory text. Project Management Essentials covers the basic concepts of the five fundamental project management processes, defining requirements, schedules, risk management, and change control. Project Management Maturity Model Project Management Maturity Model, Second Edition is a roadmap showing an organization how to systematically move to higher levels of performance by improving project success. It's a comprehensive tool for enhancing your project management practices and processes, covering areas critical to organizational improvement such as the project office, management oversight and professional development. Project Management Roles & Responsibilities Project Management Roles & Responsibilities: Second Edition provides comprehensive descriptions of the responsibilities, skills, and desired backgrounds for project personnel to guide you in crafting job descriptions that are appropriate for your organization, or to rethink the ways in which you have assigned responsibilities to existing positions. Project Portfolio Management Project Portfolio Management captures the essence of 40 years of business modeling and management science applications and presents project portfolio management in a format that is both informative and practical. You’ll discover insights into how successful businesses manage their project portfolios—how they choose the projects they undertake, how they get the right balance and mix of projects, and how they allocate their resources across various projects. Project Portfolio Management Maturity Model The ultimate goal of the Project Portfolio Management Maturity Model is to help you improve the capability of your organization’s project portfolio management processes. By focusing on specific project portfolio management-related improvement processes, your organization can best leverage the resources assigned to improvement activities while rallying the organization around specific goals. The Strategic Project Office The Strategic Project Office describes the initiation, design, execution, and control of a strategic project office, emphasizing cost management, cultural change, risk assessment, resource allocation, and skills tracking to increase project value, organizational efficiency, and productivity. What Makes a Good Project Manager What Makes a Good Project Manager offers a clear and succinct description of what it takes to be a competent project manager. The essays, book excerpts, and other materials in this book focus on key personal skills and interpersonal abilities that lead to project manager success, such as mentoring, decision-making, facilitating, and communication.