Advances in IT Personnel and Project Management (AITPPM): 9 Volumes

Advances in IT Personnel and Project Management (AITPPM): 9 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Sanjay Misra (Covenant University, OTA, Nigeria) and Ricardo Colomo-Palacios (Østfold University College, Norway)
ISSN: 2331-768X|EISSN: 2331-7698
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List Price: $2,045.00


Technology has become an integral part of organizations in every sector, contributing to the way in which large enterprises, small businesses, government agencies, and non-profit organizations operate. In the midst of this revolution, it is essential that these organizations have a thorough knowledge of how to implement and manage IT projects as well as an understanding of how to attract and supervise the employees associated with these projects.

The Advances in IT Personnel and Project Management (AITPPM) book series aims to provide current research on all facets of IT Project Management including factors to consider when managing and working with IT personnel. Books within the AITPPM book series will provide managers, IT professionals, business leaders, and upper-level students with the latest trends, applications, methodologies, and literature available in this field.

Topics Covered

  • Agile Project Management
  • Communication between Managers and IT Personnel
  • Cost-Effective Methods for Project Management
  • IT Career Development
  • IT Entrepreneurship
  • IT Personnel Management
  • IT Strategy
  • Measuring Project Success
  • Outsourcing of IT Projects
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Project Management Software
  • Project Planning
  • Project Sponsorship
  • Requirements Management

Titles in Series

Project Portfolio Management Strategies for Effective Organizational Operations
Luca Romano (PMI Central Italy Chapter - CUOA Business School, Italy)
Copyright © 2017. 388 pages.
Continuous improvements in project portfolio management have allowed for optimized strategic planning and business process improvement. This not only leads to more s...
Handbook of Research on Leveraging Risk and Uncertainties for Effective Project Management
Yuri Raydugin (Risk Services & Solutions Inc., Canada)
Copyright © 2017. 504 pages.
The proper understanding and managing of project risks and uncertainties is crucial to any organization. It is of paramount importance at all phases of project devel...
Managing Project Risks for Competitive Advantage in Changing Business Environments
Constanta-Nicoleta Bodea (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Centre for Industrial and Services Economics, Romania), Augustin Purnus (Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest, Romania), Martina Huemann (WU-Vienna University of Economics & Business, Austria), Miklós Hajdu (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)
Copyright © 2016. 348 pages.
Risk management is a vital concern in any organization. In order to succeed in the competitive modern business environment, the decision-making process must be effec...
Strategic Integration of Social Media into Project Management Practice
Gilbert Silvius (LOI University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands & University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
Copyright © 2016. 343 pages.
The functionality of social networking platforms has caused such technologies to become an integral part of modern society. Once limited to only personal purposes, t...
Strategic Management and Leadership for Systems Development in Virtual Spaces
Christian Graham (University of Maine, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 389 pages.
Leadership and the traditional concept of what makes an effective leader is being challenged in the 21st century. Today, many teams are dispersed across time, geogra...
Modern Techniques for Successful IT Project Management
Shang Gao (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China), Lazar Rusu (Stockholm University, Sweden)
Copyright © 2015. 374 pages.
Computer technology provides the opportunity for innovation and progress in the daily operations and initiatives of corporations. Despite the positive elements of in...
Handbook of Research on Effective Project Management through the Integration of Knowledge and Innovation
George Leal Jamil (Informações em Rede, Brazil), Sérgio Maravilhas Lopes (CETAC.MEDIA - Porto and Aveiro Universities, Portugal), Armando Malheiro da Silva (Porto University, Portugal), Fernanda Ribeiro (University of Porto, Portugal)
Copyright © 2015. 602 pages.
The field of project management experiences conceptual, technological, and decision issues when projects are created, implemented, and executed without the needed st...
Handbook of Research on Technology Project Management, Planning, and Operations
Terry T. Kidd (Texas A&M University, USA)
Copyright © 2009. 610 pages.
Systems planning and management have become increasingly important in the digital economy with new technologies having significant implications for corporate strateg...
Managing Very Large IT Projects in Businesses and Organizations
Matthew Guah (Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Copyright © 2009. 358 pages.
Successful management of very large IT projects is increasingly becoming vital to corporations worldwide. Driven mainly by the demands of global competition, rapid t...

Editor(s) Biography

Sanjay Misra is Full Professor of computer engineering at Covenant University, OTA, Nigeria. He has 20 years of wide experience in academic administration and researches in various universities in Asia, Europe and Africa. His current researches cover the areas of (but not limited to): Software engineering, project management, quality assurance, Human computer interactions, artificial intelligence, cognitive informatics and web engineering. He is author of more than 100 papers (Majority of them are in ISI Web of Sciences) in these areas and got several awards for outstanding publications. He has delivered keynote and invited speeches in several international conferences (including IEEE/Elsevier sponsored). He is founder chair of three annual international workshops: Software Engineering Process and Applications(SEPA)(Since 2009 (Springer)), Tools and Techniques in Software Development Process (Since 2009 in IEEE), Software Quality (Since 2009) (IEEE and LNCS). Presently, he is chief editor of International Journal of Physical Sciences and founder EIC of Covenant J. of ICT (An official Journal of Covenant University) and serving as editor/ associate editor/ editorial board member of several journals of international repute.
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Full Professor at the Computer Science Department of the Østfold University College, Norway . Formerly he worked at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain. His research interests include applied research in Information Systems, software project management, people in software projects and social and Semantic Web. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the Universidad Politécnica of Madrid (2005). He also holds a MBA from the Instituto de Empresa (2002). He has been working as Software Engineer, Project Manager and Software Engineering Consultant in several companies including Spanish IT leader INDRA. He is also an Editorial Board Member and Associate Editor for several international journals and conferences and Editor in Chief of International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals.

Editorial Advisory Board

Sanjay Misra, Covenant University, OTA, Nigeria
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Østfold University College, Norway

Editorial Advisory Board
Beniamino Murgante, University of Basilicata, Italy
Carlos Becker Westphall, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Constanta Bodea, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Fernanda Ribeiro, University of Porto, Portugal
Ibrahim Akman, Atilim University, Turkey
Luca Romano, PMI Central Italy Chapter, Project Management Institute, Italy
Luis Fernandez Sanz, University of Alcala, Spain
Matthew Waritay Guah, School of Business, South Carolina State University, United States
Murat Koyuncu. Atilim University, Turkey
Osvaldo Gervasi, University of Perugia, Italy
Robertas Damasevicius, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Rory V. O'Connor, Dublin City University, Ireland
Sérgio Maravilhas Lopes, CETAC.MEDIA - Porto and Aveiro Universities, Portugal
Shang Gao, Örebro University, Sweden
VB Singh, University of Delhi, India
Victor Wacham A. Mbarika, Southern University, United States
Vladimir Stantchev, SRH Hochschule Berlin, Germany
Yuri Raydugin, Henley Management College, Saudi Arabia