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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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Improve Agile efforts: Benchmarks and guidelines
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Agile methods are no longer just for small software development teams -- organizations of all sizes are quickly adopting these strategies to achieve success with project portfolios. In this comprehensive report, explore the results of an Agile maturity survey of various types of organizations and projects
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

IBM

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

A Unified Model for Describing a Project Plan
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper proposes a unifying model for project plans. A distinction will be made between the outputs of project planning and the project plan itself. The significance of this distinction is to allow projects of all types to be described at a high level, in a common language, regardless of the type of analysis used to develop the plan.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 05 Jun 2013

Global Knowledge

Herding Cats and Other Epic Challenges: The Project Manager’s Guide to Life
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: Does managing projects sometimes feel like herding cats, or maybe swimming upstream?  Lots of metaphors work because project management is a tough process no matter how you do it. In this eBook, learn how to tackle common project management challenges and gain better visibility into projects, applications, and resources.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 26 Jul 2013

Innotas

Emerging Trends in Project Management
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The technical aspects of managing projects notwithstanding, project managers are increasingly asked to lead the organization in transformative ways. Read on to uncover the top trends shaping the world of project management.
Posted: 17 Jun 2013 | Published: 17 Jun 2013

Global Knowledge

Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: Cloud-based IT project and portfolio management (PPM) software is gaining popularity, but with all the vendor hype and so many options, choosing the right one can be difficult. In this in-depth Gartner report, explore why so many organizations are turning to cloud-based PPM, and compare the strengths and weaknesses of popular software vendors.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 13 May 2013

Innotas

A Guide to a Scaled Agile Framework
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: You're probably familiar with agile methods for software development, but did you know that agile development isn't only useful at the team level? This resource explores a strategy for implementing a Scaled Agile Framework™ (SAFe) in your organization and how to extend agile and lean principles to an enterprise scale.
Posted: 23 May 2013 | Published: 23 May 2013

Rally Software

Project/Program Portfolio Management: Analyst Insights and Leading Vendors
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: In this detailed white paper, discover what Forrester experts have to say about the major PPM trends and vendors. Explore key takeaways and findings on everything from business agility to agile development and one-size-fits-all approaches to PPM, as well as detailed breakdowns of vendor strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 21 May 2013 | Published: 20 Dec 2012

Rally Software

Change Is Constant: PMBOK Guide® 5th Edition
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the additions and changes that have been made to the latest edition of The Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge® (PMBOK), allowing you to strategically plan for project management success. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 15 Jan 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Global Knowledge

Nimble employers turn to agile project management
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: In spirit, both traditional and agile project delivery embody similar principles and practices that aim to deliver measurable results
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Nov 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: The state of IT project management in the UK
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Project management performance is improving but the environment is increasingly challenging. This final report from the ComputerWeekly Project/Programme Management Survey details the state of the art and offers insights and recommendations for greater project success.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

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

The Rise of Project Intelligence: When Project Management is Just Not Enough
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn to make the PI process an integral part of project management for everyone involved in an organization and utilize the power of historical knowledge for the implementation of future projects.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Oracle Corporation

Software Asset and Licence Management Best Practice
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: SAvvy businesses realize there's a huge opportunity for cost savings and risk mitigation with the right approach to software asset management (SAM) and software license management. In this informative resource, explore best practices for a better approach to SAM and license management, so you can take full control of all your enterprise software.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2011

Flexera Software

Advanced Project Version Management in Schlumberger Petrel Platform Environments with Hitachi Storage Adapter for Petrel
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This resource profiles a storage adapter for advanced project management that can help you optimize exploration and development operations, reduce storage management complexity and TCO, and more.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Is an Open Source Business Process Management Solution Right For You?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Open source options are taking the pain out of business process management (BPM), and putting the value of BPM within reach of more companies and projects. But is open source BPM the right move for you? Read on now to find out.
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 | Published: 13 Aug 2013

Red Hat

DevOps and Agile Techniques
sponsored by OpenMake Software
WHITE PAPER: In this expert white paper, discover how DevOps and agile overlap, intersect, communicate, and inform one another. Explore ways to improve DevOps with agile techniques, and boost agile development with lessons learned from DevOps.
Posted: 18 Apr 2013 | Published: 18 Apr 2013

OpenMake Software

Essential Guide: Project and Portfolio Management: Analyzing Business Project Needs
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: View this informative resource to learn more about proper sequencing, marketing a software project and how you can keep everything under control with the right tools. It provides a step-by-step process on managing customer driven software development as well as other important steps.
Posted: 20 Dec 2012 | Published: 20 Dec 2012

Rally Software

Customer Experience for Commerce: Oracle Commerce Solutions
sponsored by DocuSign, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource explores the factors influencing the changing commerce landscape, including the impact mobility and social networking are having on the customer experience, and outlines technology tools from Oracle designed to help you optimize your customer experience management strategies.
Posted: 14 Sep 2012 | Published: 12 Dec 2012

DocuSign, Inc.

Virtual and Superior: How to Build Teams that Get Things Done
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights tips and best practices for CIOs looking for more effective ways to cut risk and create value in virtual environments through better teamwork.
Posted: 12 Sep 2012 | Published: 12 Sep 2012

Citrix

The Business Case for Project Portfolio Management
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover how cloud-based portfolio project management (PPM) strategies are changing the way CIOs and IT teams are viewed by the business. Gain insight into PPM best practices and real world of examples of how PPM keeps you on time, budget, quota, and target.
Posted: 04 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2012

Innotas

BTS Consultant Thought Leadership Paper: Business Case for Value Realization Business Case for Value Realization During Implementation
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out more about value management and building value realization practices into every IT project. Discover how using value realization best practices during the lifecycle of your implementation can help you achieve greater value from your IT investments. Learn about the value of ASAP methodology and SAP offerings.
Posted: 17 May 2012 | Published: 31 Oct 2010

SAP America, Inc.

Building a Tangible ROI for Data Quality
sponsored by Harte-Hanks Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers common issues and recommendations on building a business case for data quality initiatives.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Harte-Hanks Trillium Software

The next big idea: integrating innovation and portfolio management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations that can continually deliver innovative products and services often garner majority marketplace share, premium profit margins and an industry-leading status. This white paper focuses on controlling that innovation with a portfolio management solution that will support sourcing, prioritization, process support, and more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

IBM

Offshoring ETL Development in EPM projects
sponsored by Hexaware Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the benefits of off-shoring and the challenges that stand in the way of a successful outsourced project.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Hexaware 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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