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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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There's Something Better than 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.

The Five Pitfalls of Implementing a Project & Workflow Management Software
sponsored by Interneer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: It takes more than just good software to establish successful processes that improve project and workflow management. Access this paper to discover 5 pitfalls you should keep in mind before implementing process management software.
Posted: 14 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2007

Interneer, Inc.

Windows XP Migration Methods and Challenges
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Through a series of informational graphics and statistics, this brief resource examines the top challenges associated with migrating from XP – and the top methods used to make the transition with ease.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014

Dell and Microsoft

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.

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

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

How to Measure Return On Investment from Software Development
sponsored by MSM Software
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper details four key steps that IT and finance directors can follow to ensure an accurate assessment of ROI from a software development project, ensuring stakeholder buy-in and project success.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 09 May 2014

MSM Software

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

UC And Collaboration Adoption By Business Leads To Real Benefits
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, research shows that buyers are investing in a wide range of UC&C capabilities. The data shows that they derive real business value when deploying multiple capabilities based on the latest innovations in ways that meet both IT operational and line-of-business requirements.
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

Improve the Life & Legacy of the Project Management Office
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: If your Project Management Office can only provide transactional functions such as status reporting, review and project monitoring, it may be time to consider an enterprise cloud-based PPM solution. Access this eBook to find out if your traditional PMO could make you a Sitting Duck. You'll learn important steps for becoming a PMO Commander.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Sep 2013

Innotas

The Executive Buyer's Guide to Project Portfolio Management
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: Move your IT projects and resources into the cloud. Download Innotas' Executive Buyer's Guide to Project Portfolio Management. The Guide provides you with an overview of Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and delivers important buying criteria to help you select the best PPM solution.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Innotas

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

Orange is the New Black
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: There's a reason those little boxes on your spreadsheets are called "cells."  In an age of over-crowded budgets and global competition, businesses need their IT organizations to do more than complete projects on time, on budget and with the required functionality. IT must become a true business partner.
Posted: 11 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Innotas

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

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.

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.

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

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
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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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