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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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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

Selecting ERP for ETO Manufacturing
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses 5 essential points to consider for ETO ERP success. Hint, here's one now: Make sure that whatever software you are looking at has functionality for project control and monitoring. Read on for 4 more.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IFS

Marketing Project Management Buyers Guide
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: 25% of creative teams don't track projects at all and 50% of teams don't use project management software. This buyer's guide discusses essential considerations for choosing a marketing project management software.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

AtTask

Carphone Warehouse Triples Work Capacity with AtTask Project Management
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: View this whitepaper to see how a mobile phone retailer improved project management by implementing a PPM system that offers visibility in project status, task accountability, and issue notifications.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

AtTask

Don’t Go Up in Flames: Navigate Time Tracking Acrobatics within the Enterprise
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: If the lack of visibility into where time is spent is a problem for your organization, time tracking may be the biggest, simplest thing you could do to improve the ability of IT and the PMO to accelerate business growth.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

Innotas

Smarter with Mobile: Patterns for Achieving Mobile Success for Organizations
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: 73% of leaders seeing measurable ROI from mobile initiatives, how can you implement mobile systems correctly?View this whitepaper to understand the positive impact of a properly developed mobile platform. Learn the challenges businesses are facing, and the recommended actions to alleviate them.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

How to Slay the Dragon of Enterprise Work
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: Only 23% of companies have standardized project management practices throughout their organization, proving the pertinent need for a complete understanding of project management. This whitepaper discusses the enterprise work lifecycle, providing step-by-step analysis of the entire management approach.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2014

AtTask

40 Leaders, 40 Stories: PPM Experts Discuss Moving 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: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

AtTask

Finding an Alternative to Traditional Project Management Software
sponsored by Interneer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Inside this white paper, learn about an alternative to traditional project management software, and two case studies that show how it has helped in a real-life business context.
Posted: 15 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2007

Interneer, Inc.

E-book: A Prescriptive Approach to Simpler, Faster, and More Cost-effective Project and Portfolio Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: IT teams struggle to keep up with demand for new products and services while budgets remain stagnant. They need to find cost-effective ways to meet business needs and drive value -- and project portfolio management (PPM) can make that a reality.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

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.

Don't Just Manage Technology - Drive New and Innovative Business Services
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Savvy companies are adopting a value-based approach to services, in order to increase the overall value of their services portfolio. With service portfolio management (SPM) tools, you can make more strategic portfolio decisions, increase visibility into your service portfolio, and ensure top performance throughout the service lifecycle.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

CA Technologies.

Agile + Portfolio Management: Bridging the Gap Between Agile Teams & Management
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: Management teams are focused on what to do.  Agile teams are focused on how to do it. Bridging the gap is challenging, yet critical to your business. Check out this brand new whitepaper from Innotas to find out how portfolio management can help bridge the gap between agile teams and management to create a winning agile enterprise.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 27 May 2014

Innotas

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

Box revolutionized the way this global engineering firm collaborates with clients — and sharpened its competitive edge
sponsored by Box
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, find out how Box was able to help Royal HaskoningDHV provide its clients with secure access to both active projects and archived files 24x7. Read on to discover how you, too, can gain not only a competitive edge, but, more importantly, newfound respect from your clients born from your ability to successfully collaborate.
Posted: 01 May 2014 | Published: 01 May 2014

Box

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

Top Ten IT Skills for 2014
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource lists the top ten IT skills and technologies that are going to be in demand in 2014. The IT world changes quickly, and understanding these skills and technologies will help IT professionals remain relevant.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 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 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

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

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

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.
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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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