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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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How DevOps Bolsters Enterprise Success 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.

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

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

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

Plan Your Big Data Project
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access numerous resources designed to help you plan your big data project.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 28 May 2014

Intel

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

Functionality First: Simpler, Faster, More Cost-Effective PPM
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: As the demand for new products and services increases, budgets and staffing resources remain flat in many organizations. In order to cost-effectively meet market demands, savvy businesses are looking to new project portfolio management (PPM) tools to keep costs down while optimizing value.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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.

Choosing the Right Project and Portfolio Management Solution
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In order to make sure your project and portfolio management (PPM) strategy is effective, you need to choose the right PPM platform. This buyer's guide can help you make that PPM platform decision, as it provides insight into 11 key factors you should consider when evaluating platforms.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.

Simplifying Complex IT Environments with Unified IT Monitoring
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

How to Keep Your PPM Software Relevant
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: Project management has evolved exponentially, trying to keep up with an increasingly complex and demanding business climate. This whitepaper discusses how some PPM tools fall short, and what the modern project management requires to be successful.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

Lessons from 40 PPM Experts on Making the Transition 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: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

10 IT Challenges that Disrupt Workflows
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: To successfully create high quality services and products, IT managers must look to how their teams work to become more effective and efficient. This e-book explores 10 struggles facing IT teams and how to resolve them.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

Get More Work Done: A Manager's Guide to Mixing Agile and Waterfall
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This white paper dives into the differences between the Agile and Waterfall methodologies in relation to software development, the pros and cons of each, best use cases, and a roadmap for mixing the two.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

Enterprise Work Management and the Future of Collaboration
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper now to discover how shifts in company culture towards greater and more open communication, flexible work arrangements, and the influx of the Millennial generation will impact your enterprise.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

The State Of Enterprise Work
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper considers the results of a survey regarding workforce efficiency in the enterprise. View now to see if these trends and issues are present in your company, and what you can do to help.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

5 Things You Hate About Your Project Management Tool
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper dives into 5 of the most common reasons why project leaders hate their project management tool and what can be done to fix it.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

AtTask

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.
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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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