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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 To Align Corporate Strategy with Project Execution
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: The biggest challenge for IT leaders today is making sure that projects are aligned with the strategic and financial goals of their organizations. Learn why implementing a project and portfolio management (PPM) approach could help simplify your objectives. Gain insight on PPM topics such as allocating resources, capacity planning and more.
Posted: 12 Aug 2011 | Published: 12 Aug 2011

AtTask

The Real-World Benefits of SAP Safeguarding Services
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces professional safeguarding services which can provide technical support and advice for ensuring IT projects go as planned. Inside, gain access to the thoughts and opinions of real-world users of the service.
Posted: 29 Jul 2011 | Published: 29 Jul 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Business Case for Value Realization During ImplementationDelivering Projects on Time, on Budget, and on Value
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper makes the case for using value realization practices in conjunction with traditional project management.
Posted: 29 Jul 2011 | Published: 29 Jul 2011

SAP America, Inc.

SAP Custom Development: Helping Companies Address their Unique Business Requirements
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a comprehensive tool set for managing custom software development. Read now to learn how these project management utilities can help reduce the risk and cost associated with custom development, while also powering solutions designed to support unique business needs.
Posted: 29 Jul 2011 | Published: 29 Jul 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Safeguard the Implementation of New Technology
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper now to learn about implementation services which work with your organizations to identify and minimize the risks of new technology implementations. Discover how this service can add significant value by ensure critical factors such as technical feasibility and performance requirements.
Posted: 28 Jul 2011 | Published: 28 Jul 2011

SAP America, Inc.

IT at the Speed of Business: Why Spreadsheets No Longer Cut it for Strategic Executives
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: In today’s competitive market, businesses need their IT departments to make the best use of limited budgets to meet the most critical business needs. Learn how project and portfolio management (PPM) can effectively align IT and business goals for long-term success.
Posted: 30 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

Innotas

The Business Case for Project Portfolio Management
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: In order to better prioritize project planning, many organizations are turning to project and portfolio management (PPM). PPM can help your own business deliver projects on time, align IT and business goals and stay within a defined budget. Inside this whitepaper, learn more about the advantages of project visibility through the use of PPM.
Posted: 30 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

Innotas

Five Tips for Improving the ROI of your Software Investments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Five tips for improving the ROI of your software investments.
Posted: 22 Apr 2011 | Published: 22 Apr 2011

IBM

How to Increase Productivity and Reduce Costs Across the Enterprise
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: Continuous improvement, improving processes and increasing efficiencies are important when the economy heads south. Although the current economic situation is improving, many organizations are opting to keep operational expenses on a tight leash. View this paper to learn how to Increase productivity and reduce costs across the enterprise.
Posted: 25 Feb 2011 | Published: 25 Feb 2011

AtTask

Fortifying the Pillars of IT Governance
sponsored by AvePoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses what IT Governance entails, the business decisions that must be made prior to technology investment and implementation, the features in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 that encourage end-user adoption yet reveal unique governance challenges, and solutions available for enhancing Microsoft’s native governance functionality.
Posted: 21 Feb 2011 | Published: 21 Feb 2011

AvePoint, Inc.

7 Success Factors for Today's Supply Chain Projects
sponsored by Kinaxis
WHITE PAPER: In today’s economic climate, no manufacturer can afford to fund any supply chain management (SCM) project that fails to deliver results. This white paper describes seven success factors for today’s SCM projects, which have been identified by seasoned executives with decades of experience in the field.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

Kinaxis

EIU Report: Preemptive Action: Mitigating Project Portfolio Risks in the Financial Services Industry
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This research report explains how to ensure long-term viability in the financial services industry by depending on your ability to invest wisely in projects, meet regulatory targets and avoid the costly and public failures that brought down so many other organizations in the financial services industry.
Posted: 31 Jan 2011 | Published: 31 Jan 2011

Oracle Corporation

11 Habits for Highly Successful BPM Programs: Proven Steps for Getting Started with Process Improvement
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for an outline of the steps an organization needs to take to achieve enterprise-wide business process management success.
Posted: 15 Dec 2010 | Published: 15 Dec 2010

IBM

Four Key Strategies for Enabling Innovation in the Age of Smart
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Smart products have changed the way manufacturers approach developing complex products. Product innovation has evolved over the past few years, innovation is now dependent on software. Get the top four ways your organization can use an integrated product management process to thrive on a smarter planet in this informative paper.
Posted: 02 Nov 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

IBM

ERP vs. Project Based Solutions - Which is Right for you?
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Project-based business practices are now being embraced and applied to a far greater spectrum of business ranging from manufacturing to service industries. Read on to learn the trends driving this change, what it means for industrial companies, and how PBS, a new type of ERP, can allow executives to intelligently navigate these uncertain waters.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 22 Oct 2010

IFS

Issue Tracking in an Agile Development Environment
sponsored by CollabNet
WHITE PAPER: The term "issue tracking software" is often associated with bug trackers. Yet in software development, the definition of an "issue" is much broader. As more organizations embrace Agile methods for development, they’re turning to agile project management tools to help manage the many issues that arise during the course of a software release cycle.
Posted: 05 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

CollabNet

The Review Center Playbook: A how-to guide to using the Review Center within Contour
sponsored by Jama Software
WHITE PAPER: Review Center is a module within Contour that provides a fast and agile way to collaborate on requirements. It enables teams to discuss, review and approve requirements with stakeholders and customers in real-time. It can also cut requirements approval cycles from weeks to days. This playbook provides a step-by-step guide on how to use it.
Posted: 21 Sep 2010 | Published: 21 Sep 2010

Jama Software

Program and Project Management Services: Trusted Advisors and Proven Leadership for your SAP® Solutions
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores SAP Project Management Services. Read on to learn how comprehensive project management services from SAP Consulting reduce total cost of ownership, accelerate time to value, and unleash the full potential of SAP investments, whether you’re introducing or upgrading SAP software or rolling out new functionality.
Posted: 20 Sep 2010 | Published: 20 Sep 2010

SAP America, Inc.

Making Your Portal and Mashup Decision: Advantage IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: If your organization is considering deploying a new portal or migrating from one solution to another, IBM can help you make an educated and benefits-focused decision. This evaluation guide takes a scenario-based approach to help you navigate the portal decision criteria based on your current business priorities.
Posted: 17 Aug 2010 | Published: 14 Apr 2010

IBM

Rational Team Concert Evaluation Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how this software can aid in starting new projects and adding and transitioning team members quickly, thereby increasing your ability to respond to changes in your business as well as marketplace demands.
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 29 Dec 2009

IBM

Embedding Analytics into Processes
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: In their latest book, Thomas Davenport, Jeanne Harris and Robert Morison show how companies apply analytics in their daily operations. We see examples of analytics at work within core processes in a variety of business areas. Read this white paper to learn how embedding analytics into your organization's processes can help you.
Posted: 30 Jul 2010 | Published: 30 Jul 2010

SAS

HP and CollabNet: Collaborating for Quality
sponsored by CollabNet
WHITE PAPER: Working together, HP and CollabNet offer a true end-to-end ALM solution. This paper describes the integration that offers efficiency improvements leading to higher quality software delivered at increased velocity. Enterprise-wide, stakeholders can stay in their specialized environments and still take advantage of improved processes.
Posted: 14 Jul 2010 | Published: 13 Jul 2010

CollabNet

Develop Effective User Management to Demonstrate Compliance Efforts and Achieve Business Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM solutions can help organizations support compliance efforts and business requirements through user management solutions based on IBM Tivoli Identity Manager software and other IBM offerings.
Posted: 16 Jun 2010 | Published: 19 Dec 2008

IBM

Transforming Your Organization to Agile: The Inside Story of Salesforce.com’s Transformation from Waterfall to Agile
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for the story of how, through the efforts of salesforce.com and CA, agile development has come to the cloud, and why that matters to companies looking to take agile beyond the pilot project stage into their broader organization.
Posted: 10 Jun 2010 | Published: 14 May 2010

CA Technologies.

Build your bottom line: Drive innovation with a collaborative requirements-driven quality solution.
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper investigates the reasons why effective collaboration amongst project teams is so difficult, and identifies the top three methods by which collaboration can be improved with a requirements-driven quality solution.
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 11 May 2010

IBM
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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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