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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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Managing IT projects for business change. Dealing with trouble.
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PRESENTATION: Jeff Morgan and Chris Dale offer advice on managing unanticipated events that can disrupt IT projects in this extract from their book, Managing IT Projects for Business Change.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

IT industry outlook 2014
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from CompTIA provides an overview of the size, shape and growth factors of the information technology (IT) industry.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

PPM: What's the ROI?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper offers an in-depth look at the benefits and ROI of one PPM suite that combines project, resource, and financial management with comprehensive portfolio analysis and assessment. Read now to view an example business case, and discover the benefits this technology could offer you.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

CA Technologies.

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.

Functionality First: A Prescriptive Approach to Simpler, Faster and 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
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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.

UC And Collaboration Adoption By Business Leads To Real Benefits
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, research shows that buyers are investing in a wide range of UC&C capabilities. The data shows that they derive real business value when deploying multiple capabilities based on the latest innovations in ways that meet both IT operational and line-of-business requirements.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Cisco

Powering Project-Driven Businesses with Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a cloud-based PPM technology that gives you a full view of the entire project lifecycle, and easily integrates with ERP and financial management applications. Witness how this technology enables you to achieve the six tenets of PPM by reading now.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 26 Mar 2014

Oracle Corporation

Modernize Your Business with Oracle ERP Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the value of moving ERP to the cloud and offers an inside look at how Oracle's ERP cloud offering can improve financials, procurement, project portfolio management, and more.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2014

Oracle Corporation

Top Ten IT Skills for 2014
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource lists the top ten IT skills and technologies that are going to be in demand in 2014. The IT world changes quickly, and understanding these skills and technologies will help IT professionals remain relevant.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Global Knowledge

The Six Critical Skills for Leading Complex Federal Projects
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Managing a project within a government entity can be difficult with the sheer magnitude of the red tape involved. There are, however, several steps that you can take as a project manager to get ahead of the curve and anticipate previously unforeseen risks and issues with your project team.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2014

Global Knowledge

Big Digital Leadership
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This paper by digital strategist Ade McCormack, offers CIOs advice on turning digital technology trends into a business advantage.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

The psychology of IT projects: Why they fail
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BOOK: Mark Seneschall, an experienced IT projects professional, explains why IT projects so often prove so challenging, why they are so prone to failure in this book extract.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Case Study: How John Lewis Conquered the Web
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BOOK: Bill Goodwin tells the inside story of John Lewis £40m website redevelopment project, assesses the technical and business challenges faced and its impact on the business.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 17 Mar 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Happy Happy Happy: Improving the Life & Legacy of the Project Management Office
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: If your Project Management Office can only provide transactional functions such as status reporting, review and project monitoring, it may be time to consider an enterprise cloud-based PPM solution. Access this eBook to find out if your traditional PMO could make you a Sitting Duck. You'll learn important steps for becoming a PMO Commander.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Sep 2013

Innotas

The Executive Buyer's Guide to Project Portfolio Management
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: Move your IT projects and resources into the cloud. Download Innotas' Executive Buyer's Guide to Project Portfolio Management. The Guide provides you with an overview of Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and delivers important buying criteria to help you select the best PPM solution.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Innotas

The Transformational CIO
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: This ebook presents CIOs and IT executives with a modern approach to becoming change agents and drive innovation within their organizations
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

Innotas

Inspiring disruption: Tech Trends 2014
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This in depth study from Deloitte assesses the top 10 business technology trends in 2014 ranging from the role of the CIO to the impact pf wearable technology.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 26 Feb 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Is traditional project and portfolio management dead?
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Prioritizing your organizational initiatives to analyze and manage your current and future IT projects can be a daunting task, especially without relevant PPM processes in place. Complete this short survey to gain access to expert advice, case studies and tips in our expert guide, Is traditional project and portfolio management dead?
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

TechTarget

Executing Your Strategy 6: Transition
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This is the final part of a six part guide which explains the key steps of the Strategic Execution Framework, developed by the Stanford Advanced Management Programme.
Posted: 10 Feb 2014 | Published: 10 Feb 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Computer Weekly – 11 February 2014: Microsoft’s new CEO and his plans for the future
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, Microsoft has announced its new CEO, Satya Nadella – we examine the software giant's future under its new leader. We look at what went wrong in the BBC's failed £100m digital media project. And IT leaders at the CW500 Club discuss the role of the CIO. Read the issue now.
Posted: 10 Feb 2014 | Published: 11 Feb 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

CW500: Future gazing to 2014
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PRESENTATION: In this presentation, given to Computer Weekly's 500 Club for IT leaders, Adrian Drury talks about the business trends IT leaders need to look out for in 2014.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 07 Feb 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Executing Your Strategy 5: Engagement
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This is the fifth of a six part guide which explains the key steps of the Strategic Execution Framework, developed by the Stanford Advanced Management Programme.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

The Four Elements of EIGRP
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: EIGRP has been used successfully for many years by enterprises of all sizes, using mostly Cisco devices. It converges as fast as any other internal gateway protocol and provides features that facilitate design, implementation, and troubleshooting. Download this resource to learn more.
Posted: 24 Jan 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

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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