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IAC1001 discusses four fundamentally different "Areas of Project Management Application" (APMA), i.e. different types of project each requiring different approaches to their management.

IAC1002 describes the structure of the "Issacon Knowledge" in terms of level in a knowledge hierarchy.


1001 (General) | 1030 (PM Guidelines) | 1060 (WBS, Planning)
1100 (Risk) | 1125 (Scope) | 1150 (PM Models) | 1175 (Quality)
1200 (PM Forms) | 1275 (Job Descriptions) | 1300 (Time) | 1325 (Cost) | 1350 (People)
1400 (Contract/Procurement) | 1430 (Info/Coms)

Issacons© (Issues and Considerations) – Project Quality Management

In this group, we are providing a comprehensive coverage of the quality dimension in project work. This group brings many aspects of project quality management together for the first time.

1175. Project Quality Management
What is project quality management, and why bother?
1176. Understanding Quality in Projects
What do I need to know about quality in project management?
1177. Project Quality Definitions
With all these quality terms you mention, what definitions do you recommend?
1177a. Product Quality Attributes
Can you give me some examples of quality that I can relate to?
1178. Quality in the Project's Life Span
Does the focus on quality vary during the project life span?

1179. Doing it right
In TQM you hear a lot about "Doing it right the first time". Is that practical in project work?
1180. Is Quality Free?
I've heard that "Quality is free", but is it really true - and for project work?
1181. Five Steps to "Free" Quality
It doesn't sound like "Quality is free" to me! How do I go about it?
1182. Total Quality Philosophy
What do you mean by "Total Quality Philosophy"?
1183. Target Market Basic Issues
How do I go about satisfying my "target market"?

1184. Quality Assurance Criteria
We've discussed quality philosophy, so what is different about quality assurance?
1185. Quality Assurance Content
What is quality assurance really all about?
1186. QA Tools and Techniques
What tools and techniques are available to quality assurance?
1187. Quality Assurance Examples
Can you give me a couple of examples of quality assurance (QA)?
1188. How Much Quality Management?
How much quality management is enough, and how do I evaluate that?

1189. Fundamental Evaluation Factor Ratings
How would you rate each of the factors described in the previous Issacon?
1190. Quality Control
What is quality control, and what is the difference from quality assurance?
1191. Quality Control Techniques
What quality control techniques should I know about?
1192. Production Quality Control
What are some of the things we should look for in our quality control program?
1193. Cost of Quality
How costly is quality control?

1194. Quality Management on Large Projects
What are your thoughts on quality management in large projects?
1195. More on Quality Management
Do you have any other thoughts on quality management?

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