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ALSO CALLED: Enterprise Project Management, IT Project Management
DEFINITION: Project management is a methodical approach to planning and guiding project processes from start to finish. According to the Project Management Institute, the processes are guided through five stages: initiation, planning, executing, controlling, and closing. Project management can be applied to almost any type of project and is widely used to control the complex processes of software development projects.  … 
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The Product Delivery Problem
sponsored by Jama Software
WHITE PAPER: Twenty-one solid survival tips for project management success.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

Jama Software

Maintain Your Competitive Edge with CA Project and Portfolio Management SaaS
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to learn how Qantas was able to adopt a more standardised and consistent approach to product management through the implementation of a project and portfolio management software as a service (SaaS) system, thereby improving reporting and efficiency.
Posted: 15 Mar 2015 | Published: 15 Mar 2015

CA Technologies.

Project Management Best Practices
sponsored by Jama Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll find tips from people who've already done their tours of duty in the project management trenches that will help you drive project success in an unpredictable world.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2015

Jama Software

Winning the Project Performance Game with PPM Software
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are managing a rapidly escalating number of projects due in large part to the consumerization of IT. In this infographic, learn how to do it more effectively with help from project and portfolio management software.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2015

CA Technologies.

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.

10 Best Practices for a Successful API Program
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are important in all of today's IT trends including cloud projects, software that interacts with sensors, contextual mobile applications, and getting big data into systems to be analyzed.Read this white paper for 10 best practices for a successful API program.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

Axway

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

Master the Lifecycle of Work to Eliminate Project Pandemonium
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers the lifecycle of work - a 7 step methodology to bolster project success and task management. Read on to see how your project teams can finally focus on the bigger picture and not just the tasks at hand.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Jan 2015

Workfront

Managing The Battle of Enterprise Work Chaos
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers enterprise management essentials, focusing on efficiency and request management. Read on to see what you can do to resuscitate you workplace.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Published: 27 Jan 2015

AtTask

Big data integration and Hadoop
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a best practices approach to planning your Hadoop big data project, that takes into account emerging technologies, scalability requirements, and current resources and skill levels. Read on to create an optimized big data integration approach and architecture.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

Do Requirements Have a Home In Agile Methodologies?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This featured white paper analyzes the need for requirements management in the Agile world, and how these tactics do (and do not) fit within today's project management methods.
Posted: 05 Jan 2015 | Published: 05 Jan 2015

IBM

A Pragmatic Guide to Getting Started with DevOps
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: View this informative resource to help make the decision if DevOps is right for you. Learn how to identify a dysfunctional relationship between development and operations -- with seven key warning signs -- and discover the value that DevOps could bring to your situation.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

How DevOps Bolsters Enterprise Success in the Application Economy
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth white paper now to find out about DevOps, the results IT managers are seeing, and if it is the right solution for your business.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Simplifying Complex IT Environments with Unified IT Monitoring
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to find out how one suite of systems can help teams focus resources on the essentials of development.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

How to Keep Your PPM Software Relevant
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: Project management has evolved exponentially, trying to keep up with an increasingly complex and demanding business climate. This whitepaper discusses how some PPM tools fall short, and what the modern project management requires to be successful.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

Lessons from 40 PPM Experts on Making the Transition from Project Management to Project Leadership
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper combines interviews from 40 PPM leaders, providing diverse insight into their experiences successfully leading teams.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

10 IT Challenges that Disrupt Workflows
sponsored by AtTask
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: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

Get More Work Done: A Manager's Guide to Mixing Agile and Waterfall
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This white paper dives into the differences between the Agile and Waterfall methodologies in relation to software development, the pros and cons of each, best use cases, and a roadmap for mixing the two.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

Enterprise Work Management and the Future of Collaboration
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper now to discover how shifts in company culture towards greater and more open communication, flexible work arrangements, and the influx of the Millennial generation will impact your enterprise.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

The State Of Enterprise Work
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper considers the results of a survey regarding workforce efficiency in the enterprise. View now to see if these trends and issues are present in your company, and what you can do to help.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

5 Things You Hate About Your Project Management Tool
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper dives into 5 of the most common reasons why project leaders hate their project management tool and what can be done to fix it.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

AtTask

Automating Your IT Processes for Long Term Success
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out if automating certain IT operations can help lessen the burden on your IT staff while simultaneously improving the end user experience.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

Automic
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PROJECT MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  The systems development life cycle (SDLC) is one example of a methodology for guiding the project management process from an initial feasibility study through maintenance of the completed application. Various SDLC approaches include the waterfall model, which was the original SDLC method; rapid application development (RAD); joint application development (JAD); the fountain model; the spiral model; build and fix; and synchronize-and-stabilize. A number of charting methods, such as the Gantt chart and PERT chart have been developed as tools to create a graphic representation of a project plan and … 
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