BICSI updates telecom reference manual for better ICT project management

Feb. 6, 2023
The Second Edition of the BICSI Telecommunications Project Management Reference Manual (TPMRM) contains new and updated information that will aid telecommunications project managers in maintaining peak performance during a project's entire life cycle.

BICSI, among the preeminent global educational and standards authorities for the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, this winter has released its latest manual detailing best practices for current and future telecommunications project managers.

The Second Edition of the BICSI Telecommunications Project Management Reference Manual (TPMRM) contains new and updated information that will aid telecommunications project managers in maintaining peak performance during a project's entire life cycle.

According to a press statement, a team of BICSI telecommunications project management experts compiled the updated manual over the past year. Significant changes made to the TPMRM 2nd Edition range from construction administration to outside plant (OSP) project management methods.

Other expanded topics include: cost and risk management strategies; vendor and contractor coordination; safety plan development; and risk, cost, and procurement management and commissioning.

In addition, BICSI noted that the TPMRM 2nd Edition includes an updated glossary of essential project management terms, acronyms, and ICT industry symbol definitions for readers' convenience.

BICSI's CEO John H. Daniels, CNM, FACHE, FHIMSS, remarked:

"BICSI's team of esteemed ICT experts ensures that our publications stay current, providing the latest information to effectively communicate best practices to project managers. The new TPMRM is a perfect example of how BICSI strives to continually review and advance our publications. Each BICSI publication update helps dedicated ICT professionals around the world differentiate themselves from the competition and demonstrates they are well informed and well prepared for what's next in the ever-advancing ICT industry."

For more information, visit www.bicsi.org/tpmrm.

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