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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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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.

DevOps: The Worst-Kept Secret to Winning 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.

Unified IT Monitoring: A Necessity in the Application Economy
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

Stakeholder Perceptions Become Your Project Reality
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: For project managers, meeting stakeholder expectations means that you have to know what the expectations are to begin with if you are ever expected to meet them. You may be surprised how simple communication and understanding expectations can positively affect your next project.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

Evolving Toward the Next Phase of Email
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores current email usage in the workplace, as well as corporate email's anticipated future, including a more cohesive user experience with integrated application functionality, social capabilities, and transparent accessibility.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Gaining Business Agility in the Cloud Through Smarter Sourcing
sponsored by Sungard
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how smart sourcing provides enterprises with a flexible tool for dealing with uncertain futures by supplying a platform for agility and greater visibility into spending and the value of their investments.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Sungard

Eight Common Pitfalls of VDI and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: According to IDC, organizations are seeing greater than 300% ROI from virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). However, transitioning to VDI is a big project, and the road to success is full of potential pitfalls. In this white paper, learn how to avoid eight of the most common VDI project pitfalls.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2014

VMware

Intersecting Project Management and Business Analysis
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, learn why business analysis/requirements management and project management must go hand-in-hand, and learn how to foster collaboration between the business analysis/requirements team and project managers.
Posted: 01 May 2014 | Published: 01 May 2014

Global Knowledge

The Six Critical Skills for Leading Complex Federal Projects
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Managing a project within a government entity can be difficult with the sheer magnitude of the red tape involved. There are, however, several steps that you can take as a project manager to get ahead of the curve and anticipate previously unforeseen risks and issues with your project team.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2014

Global Knowledge

The Four Elements of EIGRP
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: EIGRP has been used successfully for many years by enterprises of all sizes, using mostly Cisco devices. It converges as fast as any other internal gateway protocol and provides features that facilitate design, implementation, and troubleshooting. Download this resource to learn more.
Posted: 24 Jan 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

Global Knowledge

Tips and Techniques to Pass the PMP® Exam
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Passing the Project Management Professional® (PMP) certification exam can seem like a daunting task when project managers first decide to take the leap. Following the best practices outlined here can put you on the road to certification and will have you prepared for your PMP® Boot Camp.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

Global Knowledge

How to overcome roadblocks to legacy software replacement: a guide for IT leaders
sponsored by MSM Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper gathers together the views of IT leaders from a recent survey of IT leaders and identifies the most typical roadblocks encountered when attempting to modernize legacy systems – as well as how they address those challenges.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

MSM Software

The Changing Role of IT and What to Do About It
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: According to recent research, only 11% of IT leaders see IT as a developer of new, innovative services. This is troubling news, as IT should want more than to resolve tickets and be the keeper of others' IT investments. But as more CIOs are reporting to CEOs, the time is right for IT to secure its position as a strategic partner for the business.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

CA Technologies.

Break Away to Efficient, Responsive Project and Portfolio Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: View this infographic to explore the common pitfalls of IT project management, and learn how a cloud-based project portfolio management (PPM) tool can help you avoid them.
Posted: 10 Jun 2014 | Published: 10 Jun 2014

CA Technologies.

Gain Visibility And Insight Into All Your Application Investments
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Trends such as Agile development, mobile applications, outsourcing, and composite applications are changing the definition of application lifecycle management (ALM). You need a complete end-to-end view of your application investments -- you need project and portfolio management (PPM) as a part of your ALM strategy.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Unlock the Mystery of Effective Strategic Planning
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This informative infographic illustrates four key tips to more effective planning, and introduces a project portfolio management (PPM) suite that gives you the capabilities and best practices you need to optimize PPM and make more strategic investments.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

CA Technologies.

Top-Down Planning and Bottom-Up Execution: Harmony or Discord?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Recently, there's been a push to make project planning more strategic, and at the same time, organizations are striving to become more flexible and adaptable. But is this Agile execution at odds with the more strategic planning, or do these two approaches help create a more responsive environment for the business?
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

UC&C Technology Adoption Leads to Increased Business Value
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This Technology Adoption Profile synthesizes the latest research on the adoption of modern unified communications and collaboration technologies and the value that it provides to companies.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Cisco

The Transformational CIO
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: This ebook presents CIOs and IT executives with a modern approach to becoming change agents and drive innovation within their organizations
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

Innotas

Agile in the enterprise - Meet the requirement for transparency and visibility
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: To foster innovation and accelerate release, organizations are moving to Agile development practices -- but much of this work still happens in isolation. True business agility requires collaboration of various Agile teams across the entire organization.
Posted: 20 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Survival Guide to Going Agile
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: This Guide provides tips for using Agile approaches to plan, manage, and deliver high-value work. You'll learn more about the differences between traditional project management and Agile, find the Agile role that's best for you, understand the dynamics of Agile teamwork, and get started on the transition to becoming an Agile practitioner.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 14 Nov 2013

Rally Software

Project Portfolio Management in the Public Sector: Benefits, Challenges, Best Practices and Gotchas
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As federal government programs have dramatically increased in number and complexity, more agencies have turned to project portfolio management (PPM). This helpful white paper provides an overview of the key things federal agency officials need to know about PPM, as well as best practices to follow and pitfalls to avoid with PPM implementation.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Oracle Corporation

Optimize Programs and Fulfill Mandate Expectations with Project and Portfolio Governance
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With Oracle's Primavera Portfolio Management's enterprise approach to governance, agency executives can align projects with strategic goals, balance spending and assess risk. Plus, strategic governance provides greater levels of transparency and accountability, so compliance is never an issue and the return on taxpayer's funds is always rewarding.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation
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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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