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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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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

Next-generation Enterprise Collaboration: The Case for Deploying Open Source Solutions
sponsored by Rivet Logic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: View this paper and learn how deploying effective enterprise and Web collaboration solutions can result in significant organizational and end user benefits for the enterprise, internal and external audiences, business end-users and IT departments.
Posted: 23 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

Rivet Logic Corporation

Successfully Managing Programs and Risk in the Aerospace and Defense Industry
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Succeeding in this difficult environment requires an enterprise software solution that enables aerospace and defense companies to plan and execute programs and projects, demonstrate earned value compliance and manage resources and costs. Enterprise project portfolio management (EPPM) applications help meet these challenges.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

Oracle Corporation

Focus on the Goal: A Framework for Delivering on New Product Development Efforts
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle Primavera is a leader in Project Portfolio Management (PPM), providing the functionality industrial manufacturers need to realize higher returns from their new product development activities. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2010

Oracle Corporation

Making Investments Count: Three Capital Spending Challenges
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for a discussion of capital investment challenges that many companies are facing and what enterprise project portfolio management solutions are available to help.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2010

Oracle Corporation

Full Automation through ERP Helps Streamline Manufacturing Operations by Increasing Efficient Usage of Money, Manpower and Time
sponsored by ECi Software Solutions - M1 ERP System for Manufacturers
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how a fully integrated, state-of-the-art ERP system provides the solution to the many challenges facing manufacturers. You will also learn what to look for when selecting an ERP solution provider.
Posted: 02 Apr 2010 | Published: 02 Apr 2010

ECi Software Solutions - M1 ERP System for Manufacturers

Innovation, People, and Processes:  How Three Global Innovators are Bringing Winning Products to Market 
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This IDC White Paper addresses a key challenge for most organizations - the need to improve innovation.  Three very different global corporations are compared in order to explore methods of managing new ideas, projects, resources, and marketing innovation. Read on to learn what all three companies are doing to manage innovation.
Posted: 31 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

CA Technologies.

Software Development and Delivery Performance Measurement and Management: Optimizing Business Value in Software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to gain insight into a new performance measurement and management solution that identifies business outcomes and aids decision makers in leveraging the software delivery process to drive innovation and accomplish competitive differentiation.
Posted: 19 Mar 2010 | Published: 14 Apr 2009

IBM

DAM 2.0: Collaboration & Project Management Control: Learn how Digital Asset Management (DAM) has Evolved to Address the Needs of Today’s Sophisticated Workflows.
sponsored by Canto Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how digital asset management (DAM) has evolved to address the needs of today’s complex workflows. DAM must support the needs of organizations that collaborate on project development. Read this paper to find out how Canto enables companies to easily organize, find, share and track their ever-increasing numbers of digital files, in any format.
Posted: 19 Mar 2010 | Published: 18 Mar 2010

Canto Software Inc.

Top 10 Skills in Demand in 2010
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In the Global Knowledge/TechRepublic 2010 Salary Survey, conducted at that end of last year, one of the questions put to respondents was "What skill set will your company be looking to add in 2010?" Here's the complete list, with the No. 1 skill listed being in the highest demand.
Posted: 25 Jan 2010 | Published: 25 Jan 2010

Global Knowledge
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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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