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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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FAQ: Hadoop for BI and Analytics
sponsored by Cloudera
EGUIDE: This E-Guide aims to dispel common myths about Hadoop, and explore how businesses can leverage this technology to tackle big data projects.
Posted: 16 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Jan 2015

Cloudera

Do Requirements Have a Home In Agile Methodologies?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This featured white paper analyzes the need for requirements management in the Agile world, and how these tactics do (and do not) fit within today's project management methods.
Posted: 05 Jan 2015 | Published: 05 Jan 2015

IBM

A Pragmatic Guide to Getting Started with DevOps
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: View this informative resource to help make the decision if DevOps is right for you. Learn how to identify a dysfunctional relationship between development and operations -- with seven key warning signs -- and discover the value that DevOps could bring to your situation.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

DevOps: The Worst-Kept Secret to Winning 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.

Computer Weekly – 16 December 2014: MPs give Post Office the cold shoulder
sponsored by Intel Corporation
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly we revisit subpostmaster grievances with the Post Office's IT. Despite years of allegations that the Horizon transaction processing system was at fault for many accounting shortfalls, the Post Office unrelentingly defended it. Read the issue now.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

Intel Corporation

DevOps: Enterprise Organizations’ Newest Best Practice
sponsored by CA Technologies.
RESOURCE: Access this brief inforgraphic to find out essential statistics about the advantages of DevOps, and what types of results companies are already experiencing by implementing a methodology like this.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Unified IT Monitoring: A Necessity in the Application Economy
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

Revolutionising digital public service delivery: A UK government perspective
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: This extract from the book by Alan W. Brown, Jerry Fishenden and Mark Thompson focuses on how the move to digital – built on open standards – is transforming the public sector's relationship with its citizens.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Nov 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

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

Computer Weekly – 4 November 2014: Enterprises push for open standards
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we find out about a new push led by Shell and BP to define IT interoperability standards for the digital age. We learn how one company is introducing bitcoin support into its IT systems. And we ask whether the cloud price wars mean lower service levels from suppliers. Read the issue now.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

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

Gaining Business Agility in the Cloud Through Smarter Sourcing
sponsored by Sungard
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how smart sourcing provides enterprises with a flexible tool for dealing with uncertain futures by supplying a platform for agility and greater visibility into spending and the value of their investments.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Sungard

ERP: How to Enable Greater Visibility and Improve Project Control
sponsored by Automic
CASE STUDY: Explore this paper to learn what automation platform Thales UK, a manufacturing company that provides services for the aerospace, defense, transportation and security markets, deployed to build one process definition that could be easily migrated between their systems and business divisions with simple parameter changes.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Automic

The Digital Value Proposition and securing CEO buy-in
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
PRESENTATION: Every business should be a digital business, says Stephen Paterson, Chief Product Officer at ANDigital in this presentation.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Harnessing Business-Led IT
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: CIOs should treat business-led IT ("Shadow IT") as another, often better, way to achieve the core goals of Corporate IT, this report from CEB argues
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

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

Under-represented and Undervalued
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
PRESENTATION: In this presentation from Computer Weekly's Women in IT event, Gillian Arnold talks about the current skills crisis in the technology industry, and recruiting skills for a more diverse base into enterprises.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Realise Benefits from a Digital Strategy
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
PRESENTATION: Rob Lambert, visiting fellow at Cranfield School of Management, offers advice to CIOs on developing business cases and maximising the business value of digital technology projects.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Computer Weekly – 28 October 2014: Securing critical industrial systems
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the security threats to the industrial control systems that power the UK's critical national infrastructure. We look at the key considerations when choosing an infrastructure as a service supplier. And we compare six of the top hybrid flash array products. Read the issue now.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Open Source Assessment Tool
sponsored by IBM
ASSESSMENT TOOL: How can you decide if open source or commercial software is better for your software development project? Access this helpful assessment tool to find out. Answer a few short questions to determine if open source, commercial, or an integration of both is most viable for your business.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

IBM

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.

CW Europe – June 2014 Edition
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: Europe is on a quest for innovation, looking like it might even give California's Silicon Valley a run for its money in a few years' time. London's Silicon Roundabout in Old Street may be smaller than Silicon Valley in size and reputation; however it is often featured on the list of top ten best cities to begin a startup company.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

ComputerWeekly.com
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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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