Commercial Delivery Methodology

TMI
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The Commercial Delivery Methodology, or CDM, is offered as an effective means for vendor organizations to formalize their professional services business. It documents the CDM as an instance of a business lifecycle appropriate for the larger services firm with the need to bid and manage a relatively high percentage of large, fixed price, and potentially higher risk projects. The chapters describe each phase of the business lifecycle in the management of project opportunities and contracts. The CDM is a much-needed tool of business management, incorporating many project management practices, and operates alongside the project, or application, lifecycle familiar to project managers and their team.

Large format (8½ x11), 39 templates, 5 deployment charts, 5 process diagrams, 17 IPO diagrams, Glossary.

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Robin Hornby worked in the information technology industry for over 30 years, and taught project management at Mount Royal University for 10 years. He is now semi-retired, continuing to write and consult occasionally to private clients. He pioneered many of the delivery methods described in this manual.

Following his degree in Aeronautical Engineering, Robin’s career began in the UK as a systems engineer with a major computer vendor. Moving to Canada in 1977, he worked for a few years in the telecommunications sector before joining an international IT consulting firm and embarking on his project management career, rising to become regional delivery manager. He later took up the position of national delivery manager for the Canadian division of a major US software vendor. Robin set up his own consulting company in 1997 and has enjoyed a variety of senior project engagements in the time since. Based out of Calgary, Alberta, Robin has experience across Canada and internationally in the US, UK,Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Hong Kong. He is a long-time member of the Project Management Institute, holds their PMP designation, and has presented frequently at their annual symposia. 

Robin is also the author of Commercial Project Management – A Guide for Selling and Delivering Professional Services published by Routledge, and Ten Commandments of Project Management published by TMI.

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TMI
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Published on
Nov 12, 2019
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Pages
151
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English
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Business & Economics / Industries / Service
Business & Economics / Management
Business & Economics / Project Management
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