IT and Project Management Minitrack

Given this increasing emphasis on projects across a variety of areas, the topical themes suggested for this minitrack will attract researchers and practitioners of technology- based project management, and will provide a forum for discussing advanced concepts and theoriesfor managing projects in today’s dynamic and challenging business environment. The emphasis will be on new practices and state-of-the-art concepts and theories. This minitrack will explore the latest techniques for tracking and controlling projects, compressing the time-to-market cycles, managing innovation under cost and time pressures, managing diverse project teams in decentralized organizations, managing open innovation projects, capturing and transferring learning across projects, and dealing with interruptions, risks, conflict and commitment.

Specifically, the Project Management Minitrack is designed to attract papers (and audiences) in the following areas:

  • Managing in a multidisciplinary and global technical team environment
  • Using IT-based project management tools and techniques effectively
  • Emerging tools and techniques for managing information system projects
  • Leadership and team management issues in technology-based project organizations
  • Leading and managing internal and external project stakeholders in IT projects Management tools and techniques (including information systems) for capturing and sharing knowledge across projects
  • ‘Open’ project management
  • Developing state-of-the-art project organizations
  • Knowledge and skill building for project managers

Minitrack Co-Chairs:

Joseph Weiss (Primary Contact)
Bentley University
Email: jweiss@bentley.edu

Sue Newell
University of Sussex
Email: Sue.Newell@sussex.ac.uk

Jacky Swan
Warwick Business School
Email: Jacky.Swan@wbs.ac.uk

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