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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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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

Requirements-Driven Product Development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This document discusses the challenges in implementing DOORS in a rapidly evolving environment and the clear payoffs from using DOORS to integrate across diverse disciplines and to boost the collaborative effort.
Posted: 11 Dec 2009 | Published: 25 May 2009

IBM

Ten Steps to Better Requirements Management White Paper
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the characteristics of a good requirement and presents ten steps to better requirements management.
Posted: 11 Dec 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

IBM

Requirements Management Redefined
sponsored by Jama Software
WHITE PAPER: Requirements management is critical to the success of a project but can be a pain to fully implement. Read this paper to find out what is really required to be successful at requirements management and how requirements management is being redefined to provide a faster, easier, more collaborative way to ensure project success.
Posted: 08 Dec 2009 | Published: 08 Dec 2009

Jama Software

7 Essential Tips to Ensure Success with RM
sponsored by Jama Software
WHITE PAPER: A company’s overall success largely relies on the software team’s success. Organizations that embrace this concept experience less frustration, fewer errors, and faster planning and development cycles. Read this guide to learn about seven essential tips to help you be more successful with requirements management and software development.
Posted: 08 Dec 2009 | Published: 18 Aug 2011

Jama Software

Getting Requirements Right: Avoiding the Top 10 Traps
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents 10 common and devastating mistakes that project teams make in defining and managing requirements. More importantly, it discusses how to avoid these traps so you can get your requirements right and develop the right product on time and within budget.
Posted: 04 Nov 2009 | Published: 30 Oct 2009

IBM

Managing Project and Portfolio Risk in the Oil and Gas Industry During an Economic Downturn
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Project portfolio management solutions, such as those from Oracle, enable project leaders to successfully manage risk, even in this volatile climate. They also enable companies to identify the best strategies for pursuing existing projects and to identify the most-promising future projects for investment.
Posted: 09 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

Change Management Best Practices for the Engineering and Construction Industry
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this white paper is to highlight best practices of identifying and managing changes that might occur on a construction project, and provide a process to effectively manage changes on construction projects.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Oracle Corporation

The Capital Delivery Revolution and Technology: Connecting Capital Planning, Construction, and Everything in Between
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper recognizes three principal solution areas in the capital project delivery lifecycle: project design, project execution, and organizational governance. In particular, it addresses the area of project execution and the means available today to drive successful project delivery on a consistent basis.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2009

Oracle Corporation

Information Connect: Program Management in the Public Interest - Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Solutions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle's Primavera enterprise project portfolio management solutions help organizations effectively and efficiently invest their funds for the good of the public.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Published: 08 Oct 2009

Oracle Corporation

Business Case Development Best Practices for Data Center and IT Projects: Speed Up Your Project Approval and Start with Confidence
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: How do companies create winning business cases to justify key data center and IT initiatives and speed-up the budget approval process? Read this paper for tips and best practices for how to succeed in the budget approval process and business case development.
Posted: 28 Sep 2009 | Published: 25 Jun 2009

HP & Intel®

Removing the Barriers to IT Governance: How On-Demand Software Changes the Game
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: IT governance has a well-deserved reputation for being extremely complicated, expensive, and time-consuming. But today’s CEOs and governing boards expect accountability, strategic alignment, cost saving, and contributions to overall growth from IT departments, all of which can be facilitated by IT governance.
Posted: 03 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Innotas
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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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