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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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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

Agile Business eBook Excerpt - Agile Steering
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: Download this excerpt to build flexible and transparent processes allowing for frequent change in response to shifting conditions. It'll also help you understand the very real cost associated with not adopting a dynamic set of practices.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Rally Software

ROI with CA Clarity™ PPM
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: With so many project portfolio management (PPM) vendors touting the benefits of their products, it's difficult to know what you'll get for your investment. Fortunately, this helpful resource offers an in-depth look at the ROI of one PPM technology. View now to explore the business drivers, capabilities, and an example ROI business case.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

CA Technologies.

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

Differentiating Banking Services by Testing New Ideas Faster
sponsored by Cisco and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper that presents a case study of how ING DIRECT Australia, a leading international bank, took advantage of a new, fully integrated testing and development architecture, including hardware, software and professional services.
Posted: 21 Feb 2013 | Published: 06 Mar 2012

Cisco and Intel

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

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

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
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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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