Unlike most books, this one was not written by an individual or a group of two or three experts. Instead, it was written by a large and diverse group of people from QuantumPM, LLC (QPM). The authors are undeniable experts; they have used this software within our organization and have helped hundreds of customers install and configure the software for their organizations. In addition, the QPM team works closely with the Microsoft team to support the rollout of the product and to provide input for future versions.
QuantumPM, LLC is a consulting firm specializing in strategic and tactical project management services. The company's focus is improvement of organizational bottom lines through effective project and portfolio management, targeting a balance of philosophy and tools. To this end, QuantumPM works closely with Microsoft, Inc. as a Premier Project Partner and with the Project Management Institute as a Registered Education Provider and active participant in standards development and various local chapter activities. These partnerships allow QuantumPM to provide state-of-the-art products and services to our customers.
The authors of the book include people from a variety of roles within the organization. They brought their unique perspectives to this effort and hope to have provided you with a great balance of technical and operational material based on many years of practical application of the product. Following are the QuantumPM team members who worked many long hours to develop the contents of this book: