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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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HANA and Her Assisters
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EBOOK: With Business Suite 4 SAP HANA, SAP has underlined its commitment to its in-memory database.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 03 Mar 2015

SearchSAP

Figuring out the real ROI of PPM made easy
sponsored by CA Technologies.
RESOURCE: Access the following exclusive benefits calculator to figure out the estimated ROI for project performance management within your organization.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2015

CA Technologies.

Unlock the Mystery of Effective Strategic Planning
sponsored by CA Technologies.
RESOURCE: When facing increasing global competition, choosing the right projects and being able to meet product and service demands quickly can mean all the difference. Check out this infographic to learn several tips for unlocking the full potential of effective strategic planning.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2015

CA Technologies.

Winning the Project Performance Game with PPM Software
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are managing a rapidly escalating number of projects due in large part to the consumerization of IT. In this infographic, learn how to do it more effectively with help from project and portfolio management software.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2015

CA Technologies.

PPM Platforms: Powerful, Innovative, and Easy to Integrate
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper considers one PPM platform that promises to harness the capabilities you need to innovate more quickly and optimize your resource investments—without having to incur the time and effort of deploying and maintaining a PPM platform on premises.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 23 Feb 2015

CA Technologies.

10 Best Practices for a Successful API Program
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are important in all of today's IT trends including cloud projects, software that interacts with sensors, contextual mobile applications, and getting big data into systems to be analyzed.Read this white paper for 10 best practices for a successful API program.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

Axway

40 Leaders, 40 Stories: PPM Experts Discuss Moving from Project Management to Project Leadership
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper combines interviews from 40 PPM leaders, providing diverse insight into their experiences successfully leading teams.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Workfront

10 Problems Facing IT Teams and How to Solve Them
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: 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: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Workfront

9 Catastrophic Projects, And the Lessons They Teach
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers 9 massive project failures, and analyzes where teams went wrong. Read on to see how mistakes, communication breakdowns, and destroyed budgets can obliterate your projects, and how you can avoid a similar fate.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

AtTask

Request and Task Management: Stop Wasting 45% of Your Day
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: Accesst this featured white paper to find 3 common barriers to workplace productivity, and the essential solutions to resolving them. Read on to see how you can realign your project management methodology and increase productivity while reducing wasted time.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Jan 2015

AtTask

Master the Lifecycle of Work to Eliminate Project Pandemonium
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers the lifecycle of work - a 7 step methodology to bolster project success and task management. Read on to see how your project teams can finally focus on the bigger picture and not just the tasks at hand.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Jan 2015

Workfront

Managing The Battle of Enterprise Work Chaos
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers enterprise management essentials, focusing on efficiency and request management. Read on to see what you can do to resuscitate you workplace.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Published: 27 Jan 2015

AtTask

Big data integration and Hadoop
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a best practices approach to planning your Hadoop big data project, that takes into account emerging technologies, scalability requirements, and current resources and skill levels. Read on to create an optimized big data integration approach and architecture.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

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.

How DevOps Bolsters Enterprise Success 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.

Simplifying Complex IT Environments with Unified IT Monitoring
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.

How to Keep Your PPM Software Relevant
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: 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: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

Lessons from 40 PPM Experts on Making the Transition 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: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

Case Study: Trek Bicycle Increases On-Time Product Delivery and Revenue
sponsored by AtTask
CASE STUDY: Trek Bicycle needed to revamp their project management methods, as spreadsheets and documents caused missed deadlines and dollars down the drain. This video shows what Trek Bicycle did to improve their project management systems, and how their teams and revenue were positively affected by the new strategy.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

10 IT Challenges that Disrupt Workflows
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: 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: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

Get More Work Done: A Manager's Guide to Mixing Agile and Waterfall
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This white paper dives into the differences between the Agile and Waterfall methodologies in relation to software development, the pros and cons of each, best use cases, and a roadmap for mixing the two.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

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

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
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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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