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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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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

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

IT Skills Proficiency Tool
sponsored by Randstad
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the IT Skills Proficiency Tools, which will help you to determine what your talents are now and what they are likely to be for upcoming projects. By analyzing and evaluating your IT team's proficiency score, you can better develop training plans, indentify team members to groom for management, and more.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

Randstad

Experian’s IT Journey with NTT Communications ICT Solutions
sponsored by NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Experian is a global leader in providing information, analytical and marketing services to organizations to help them manage commercial and financial decisions. Australia was a key market for Experian to expand in, and recent approval of a privacy reform allowed Experian to provide its credit bureau services to the market.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems

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

Selecting ERP for ETO Manufacturing
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses 5 essential points to consider for ETO ERP success. Hint, here's one now: Make sure that whatever software you are looking at has functionality for project control and monitoring. Read on for 4 more.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IFS

Marketing Project Management Buyers Guide
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: 25% of creative teams don't track projects at all and 50% of teams don't use project management software. This buyer's guide discusses essential considerations for choosing a marketing project management software.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

AtTask

How ATB Financial Got Back to Being Creative
sponsored by AtTask
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: ATB Financial's marketing team relied heavily on email and spreadsheets to manage projects and employee tasks, resulting in poor communication and unnecessary employee stress. This video shows how ATB Financial decided on a project management software solution that streamlined their workflow and synchronized communication between team members.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

AtTask

5 Marketing Productivity Myths Busted
sponsored by AtTask
EBOOK: Marketing project management challenges dramatically impact business, and the effects of late projects ripple throughout operations. This whitepaper discusses five myths commonly believed within marketing teams that get in the way of efficient productivity.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

AtTask

Carphone Warehouse Triples Work Capacity with AtTask Project Management
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: View this whitepaper to see how a mobile phone retailer improved project management by implementing a PPM system that offers visibility in project status, task accountability, and issue notifications.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

AtTask

How Trek Bicycle Operated Smarter with AtTask
sponsored by AtTask
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Trek Bicycle needed to revamp their project management methods – project delivery was essential. This video shows what Trek Bicycle did to improve their project management systems, and how their teams and revenues were positively affected by the choice.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

AtTask

Project Management Software Has Evolved, And You Need to Keep Up
sponsored by AtTask
EBOOK: Project management has evolved exponentially, trying to keep up with an increasingly complex and demanding business climate. This whitepaper discusses how some PPM tools fall short, and what the modern project management requires to be successful.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

AtTask

10 Problems preventing your IT team from doing their best work and how to solve them.
sponsored by AtTask
EBOOK: To successfully create high quality services and products, IT managers must look to how their teams work to become more effective and efficient. This e-book explores 10 struggles facing IT teams and how to resolve them.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2014

AtTask

Three Key Problems with Project Management (And How to Fix Them)
sponsored by AtTask
EBOOK: IT directors have the skills to manage projects; however, poor visibility, restrictive tools, and redundant work stand in the way. This e-book proposes three key problems with project management, and offers intelligent ways to fix them.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2014

AtTask

How to Slay the Dragon of Enterprise Work
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: Only 23% of companies have standardized project management practices throughout their organization, proving the pertinent need for a complete understanding of project management. This whitepaper discusses the enterprise work lifecycle, providing step-by-step analysis of the entire management approach.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2014

AtTask

40 Leaders, 40 Stories: PPM Experts Discuss Moving from Project Management to Project Leadership
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper combines interviews from 40 PPM leaders, providing diverse insight into their experiences successfully leading teams.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

AtTask

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

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.

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
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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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