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ALSO CALLED: Enterprise Project Management, IT Project Management
DEFINITION: Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification is a qualification program overseen by the Project Management Institute (PMI). In the computer and information technology (IT) industries, the term project management refers to a methodical approach to software development through defined stages called initiation, planning, executing, controlling and closing.The process for becoming a certified  … 
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Project Management White Papers (View All Report Types)
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A Toolkit for Project Time Estimation
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Resource management is always an issue in any project. In this paper, explore standard approaches to time estimation, the dangers of multi-tasking, and estimation alternatives, which consider work habits and productivity norms.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Global Knowledge

4 Starting Points for PPM
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Traditional project management techniques are failing and rushing to incorporate new technologies will only make it worse. This white paper offers 4 starting points that will enable you to redesign your project management strategy and overcome common PPM problems before introducing new tech.
Posted: 09 Jan 2017 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Integration-as-a-Service: Boosting PPM and Resource Management
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how an integration-as-a-service platform boosts PPM by creating a centralized system for managing projects, apps, and resources. Discover how this cloud-based approach to integration can unlock your company's agility, boost the efficiency of data management and BI tools, and more.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Dec 2016

Innotas

Boulder County: Enabling Visibility & Consolidation Across Entire Portfolio of Technology Projects
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: This case study examines the Boulder County IT department's adoption of cloud-based PPM and how it enabled them to improve prioritization, increase visibility, and consolidate information in a central repository to achieve better decision-making.
Posted: 11 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Innotas

Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services, Worldwide
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth Gartner report, explore why so many organizations are turning to cloud-based PPM specifically, and compare the strengths and weaknesses of leading vendors. See how these technologies stack up in areas such as: agile development support, social networking and collaboration, mobile device support, and more.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Published: 23 May 2016

Innotas

Agile Portfolio Management: Creating a Roadmap for Success
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: Agile has been widely accepted, but there is still some misunderstanding. Access this white paper for information on how agile will help your organization become more effective and a guideline on how to best incorporate it into your existing structure.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 13 Apr 2016

Innotas

15 Top-Paying Certifications for 2016
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This article provides a review of the 15 top-paying certifications. Included is a brief description of each, as well as the average salary each certification commands based on the 2016 IT Skills and Salary Survey conducted by Global Knowledge in the fall of 2015.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 23 Feb 2016

Global Knowledge

The 3 Things Missing From Your ERP System
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: A recent study identified 3 types of modules most likely to be missing from ERP systems: project capabilities, preventative maintenance and document management. Access this white paper to discover why all 3 are invaluable to your organization.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

IFS

ERP: How Integrated EAM and Project Management Drives Value
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how asset-intensive industries can benefit from integrating enterprise asset management (EAM) and project management tools an existing ERP system.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IFS

Three Steps to Ensure the Success of Your IT Projects
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this Global Knowledge white paper, discover how you can head off issues that can de-rail IT projects with 3 overarching considerations, including: stakeholder identification and analysis, effective communication, and one more.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Global Knowledge

ERP for Asset-Intensive Industries: How Integrated EAM and Project Management Drives Value
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will learn why a consistent asset records and better master data are essential components in any EAM or project management systems. Jump to page 5 to learn how these factors may help your organization to stay in compliance.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IFS

Don’t Build a House of Cards The 5 Pillars of Project Portfolio Management
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the five critical pillars of project portfolio management and how you can adequately implement all of them into your ecosystem. Access now and you'll find ways to think strategically about how your enterprise can manage projects going forward.
Posted: 28 Aug 2015 | Published: 28 Aug 2015

Innotas

Playing the Joint Project Manager-Business Analyst Role
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Being able to play both roles of a project manager (PM) and a business analyst (BA) is a great skillset to have. Learn how to ensure your team gets what it needs in these two key roles so that you all can deliver successfully.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Apr 2015

Global Knowledge

Are All Those Project Management Tools Really Needed?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The tools described in this white paper are essential PM tools. Tools that will best be used, regardless of the project, are the WBS, communication model, and the precedence diagram. The other tools will be needed depending on the project.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 Apr 2015

Global Knowledge

How Project Staffing can Shape your HR Agenda
sponsored by PDP-Software
WHITE PAPER: Project staffing is often seen as an operational process with little impact on mid- and long-term goals. Key insights from project staffing data proves otherwise. Access this white paper to discover the questions that your HR team will need to answer when it comes to project staffing in order to ensure your business' long-term success.
Posted: 11 Nov 2016 | Published: 11 Feb 2016

PDP-Software

Cloud Resource Scheduling for Operational Workforce Planning
sponsored by PDP-Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the challenges of project management and how to resolve them with cloud resource scheduling tools for operational workforce planning. Discover how to improve control and insight into HR processes and resource planning, improve communication between resource managers and project team members, and more.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 04 Nov 2016

PDP-Software

Rethinking Applications and Portfolio Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses techniques designed to keep the app portfolio optimized. Uncover ways these app- and portfolio-level methods help to systematically sustain the benefits derived from an app transformation.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 19 Sep 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

6 Issues That Can Derail Your Big Data Initiative
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: 55% of big data projects are never finished. Your Hadoop ecosystem is more important to these projects than you may realize, so it's important to fully understand the role it plays. This white paper discusses the 6 primary issues that are knocking big data projects off the tracks, and how to get your data management back on track.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 26 Aug 2016

Information Builders

Accelerating App Delivery: How aPaaS Enables Fast Delivery & Continuous Innovation
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: A Platform-as-a-Service model can keep your application delivery team coding and iterating instead of worrying about hosting and server maintenance. In this analyst report, compare the top 17 PaaS providers so you can deliver multi-channel, multi-device apps to quickly digitize your business.
Posted: 23 Jul 2015 | Published: 23 Jul 2015

Mendix

7 Keys to Deliver Better Apps Faster
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how you can bridge the gap between IT and business and deliver high-quality apps more quickly with 7 crucial steps.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 17 Jul 2015

Mendix

PPM Platforms: Powerful, Innovative, and Easy to Integrate
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper considers one PPM platform that promises to harness the capabilities you need to innovate more quickly and optimize your resource investments—without having to incur the time and effort of deploying and maintaining a PPM platform on premises.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 23 Feb 2015

CA Technologies.

40 Leaders, 40 Stories: PPM Experts Discuss Moving from Project Management to Project Leadership
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper combines interviews from 40 PPM leaders, providing diverse insight into their experiences successfully leading teams.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Workfront

10 Problems Facing IT Teams and How to Solve Them
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: To successfully create high quality services and products, IT managers must look to how their teams work to become more effective and efficient. This e-book explores 10 struggles facing IT teams and how to resolve them.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Workfront

9 Catastrophic Projects, And the Lessons They Teach
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers 9 massive project failures, and analyzes where teams went wrong. Read on to see how mistakes, communication breakdowns, and destroyed budgets can obliterate your projects, and how you can avoid a similar fate.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

AtTask

Request and Task Management: Stop Wasting 45% of Your Day
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: Accesst this featured white paper to find 3 common barriers to workplace productivity, and the essential solutions to resolving them. Read on to see how you can realign your project management methodology and increase productivity while reducing wasted time.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Jan 2015

AtTask
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PROJECT MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  Project Management Professional involves a review of prior education and work experience followed by a written examination. Holders of the certification may use the designation "PMP" after their names in professional correspondence and publication. Each holder of the certification must adhere to a formal code of professional conduct and accumulate a certain minimum amount of relevant experience over a period of three years starting January 1 after successfully completing the examination process.Project Management Professional is the second of three formal credentials administered by … 
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