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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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IT Planning Principles and Pitfalls
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This analysis highlights proper preparation for IT systems, and lists issues that can distract managers from solving problems. Discover IT optimization and virtual machine management's role in organizational success - as a direct result of advantageous planning.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

TeamQuest Corporation

G-ABLE Improves Resource Allocation with Red Hat Solutions
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Creating a virtual environment has helped G-ABLE better allocate resources and manage projects. Read this white paper to learn about a BPM tool that provides cloud manageability in virtual environments, increasing resource utilization and improving cost management.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Red Hat

Project Team Member Performance
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Most project team members report to a functional manager who controls their assignments, performance appraisals, raises, bonuses, etc. Until recently, project managers (PMs) had little input into any of these processes. In this paper, learn how a PM working in a functional or matrix organizational structure can get team members to perform.
Posted: 17 Jun 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2015

Global Knowledge

How to Manage The Business of Software
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the common challenges of managing the business of software and offers a solution that allows enterprises to plan and effectively manage their software portfolio.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Buyer’s Guide: Choosing the Right Project and Portfolio Management Solution
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide will help decision-makers with the critical task of selecting a project and portfolio management solution (PPM) to speed innovation and maximize the ROI of investments over time.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Why the Need for Smarter PPM?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper guides organizations into leveraging smarter project and portfolio management (PPM) technology solutions to better tackle the day-to-day workload and manage budgets.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Why SMBs Should Use Windows Server 2003 Migration as a Launchpad to IT Transformation
sponsored by Windows Server
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out why SMBs should migrate to Windows Server 2003 to transform their IT department. Additionally, go through a decision process for SMB IT leaders, considering hiring professional consultants to shape the project.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Windows Server

5 Legacy Mobilization Projects to Consider in 2015
sponsored by Open Legacy
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper highlights 5 legacy mobilization projects to consider in 2015. Read now and focus on creating solutions that drive customer satisfaction, revenue generation, and employee productivity.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Jun 2015

Open Legacy

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

How to Enhance Your Global Project Management Competencies
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn what it takes to enhance your global project management competencies.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 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

Taking Your Recruitment System Global
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations want to take their recruiting systems global, but aren't sure how to go about it. This white paper provides fives steps to planning your global expansion project. Read on to get started by thinking through the project in a linear, interactive way to frame the tasks at hand and better understand your organization.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Solving the Big Data Intention-Deployment Gap
sponsored by BlueData Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top reasons that big data projects are not meeting expectations in this informative white paper. Uncover the role that big data infrastructure plays in big data analytics and learn how your organization can overcome these hurdles to get the results they need.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

BlueData Software, Inc.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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
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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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