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Standard methodology in digital library project management

Standard methodology in digital library project management Purpose – The objective of this paper is to provide a description of the model for standardized project management developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI), as applied to digital library projects. Design/methodology/approach – Using the PMI model for project management, the paper develops a context for managing digital library projects according to the PMI's standard methodology. Findings – The paper finds that by using a standard methodology increases the likelihood of delivering projects on time and on budget. Originality/value – This paper will be of interest to digital library project managers as it fills a gap in the literature by providing an accessible overview of the major components of standard project management methodology as defined by the PMI. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png OCLC Systems & Services Emerald Publishing

Standard methodology in digital library project management

OCLC Systems & Services , Volume 23 (1): 5 – Feb 20, 2007

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2007 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1065-075X
DOI
10.1108/10650750710720748
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Abstract

Purpose – The objective of this paper is to provide a description of the model for standardized project management developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI), as applied to digital library projects. Design/methodology/approach – Using the PMI model for project management, the paper develops a context for managing digital library projects according to the PMI's standard methodology. Findings – The paper finds that by using a standard methodology increases the likelihood of delivering projects on time and on budget. Originality/value – This paper will be of interest to digital library project managers as it fills a gap in the literature by providing an accessible overview of the major components of standard project management methodology as defined by the PMI.

Journal

OCLC Systems & ServicesEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 20, 2007

Keywords: Digital libraries; Project management

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