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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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Why Optimize IT?
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
RESOURCE: This infographic shows the harrowing consequences of an unoptimized IT department. Access this resource to see why mature IT service optimization is an essential asset, improving IT efficiency, business productivity, and more.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Jun 2015

TeamQuest Corporation

IT Optimization: Optimal across the Organization
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
RESOURCE: This concise infographic lays out the business benefits of IT optimization. Explore each advantage as they pertain to multiple departments, from IT staff to business executives.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Jun 2015

TeamQuest Corporation

IT Planning Principles and Pitfalls
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This analysis highlights proper preparation for IT systems, and lists issues that can distract managers from solving problems. Discover IT optimization and virtual machine management's role in organizational success - as a direct result of advantageous planning.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

TeamQuest Corporation

G-ABLE Improves Resource Allocation with Red Hat Solutions
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Creating a virtual environment has helped G-ABLE better allocate resources and manage projects. Read this white paper to learn about a BPM tool that provides cloud manageability in virtual environments, increasing resource utilization and improving cost management.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Red Hat

Project Team Member Performance
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Most project team members report to a functional manager who controls their assignments, performance appraisals, raises, bonuses, etc. Until recently, project managers (PMs) had little input into any of these processes. In this paper, learn how a PM working in a functional or matrix organizational structure can get team members to perform.
Posted: 17 Jun 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2015

Global Knowledge

The New Digital Media Supply Chain
sponsored by The Pulse Network
VIDEO: In this video expert Bruce Stearns explains the concept of the "new digital media supply chain." You can get information on this new phenomenon and gain an effective strategy from implementing a successful workflow in your enterprise by watching this brief video.
Posted: 16 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 02 Apr 2015

The Pulse Network

Project & Portfolio Management Calculator: What Are Your Savings?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
ASSESSMENT TOOL: This PPM calculator allows you to quickly gauge the potential financial benefits of your projects by assessing several factors, including annual number of projects and number of project managers.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 12 Jun 2015

CA Technologies.

How to Manage The Business of Software
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the common challenges of managing the business of software and offers a solution that allows enterprises to plan and effectively manage their software portfolio.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

University Achieves Stress-Free VDI Deployment
sponsored by Tintri
WEBCAST: After starting their virtual desktop project, WWU saw performance issues and couldn't get the IOPS needed from their legacy environment. The IT team tested six different storage platforms to find the one best fit for their VMware desktops. Watch this webcast now to hear which storage platform WWU chose for its campus-wide VDI deployment.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Jun 11, 2015

Tintri

Why SMBs Should Use Windows Server 2003 Migration as a Launchpad to IT Transformation
sponsored by Windows Server
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out why SMBs should migrate to Windows Server 2003 to transform their IT department. Additionally, go through a decision process for SMB IT leaders, considering hiring professional consultants to shape the project.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Windows Server

VDI for 3D Model Global Collaboration in Construction
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
CASE STUDY: Download this case study to discover how one organization deployed virtual desktops to allow global team members to securely work together on graphically intense, centralized designs and 3D models. Find out how this increased efficiency while protecting valuable information.
Posted: 02 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2014


5 Legacy Mobilization Projects to Consider in 2015
sponsored by Open Legacy
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper highlights 5 legacy mobilization projects to consider in 2015. Read now and focus on creating solutions that drive customer satisfaction, revenue generation, and employee productivity.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Jun 2015

Open Legacy

Keeping Remote Teams Connected and Productive
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
CASE STUDY: In this case study, discover how an organization added NVIDIA GRID technology to provide the hardware-based GPU virtualization needed to deliver rich graphics to remote users accessing VDI deployments. Find out the benefits they saw and how they were able to deliver a collaborative and mobile workflow to all employees, regardless of location.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015


The Top Database Management Best Practices
sponsored by Welldata
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, uncover valuable tips on how to balance database development and operations skills. Additionally, explore critical questions to ask cloud providers before storing data on cloud databases.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 22 May 2015

Welldata

Getting the most from Adobe Creative Cloud with Dell Precision workstations
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
BROCHURE: Inside this interactive brochure, explore how Dell Precision workstations and Adobe Creative Cloud software applications combine to deliver the industry standard in video editing, digital effects and in-video project management.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc.

A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to project management in the digital age
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: ComputerWeekly looks at how project management is changing, as large projects with a defined endpoint are being swapped for an agile approach.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Playing the Joint Project Manager-Business Analyst Role
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Being able to play both roles of a project manager (PM) and a business analyst (BA) is a great skillset to have. Learn how to ensure your team gets what it needs in these two key roles so that you all can deliver successfully.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Apr 2015

Global Knowledge

How to Enhance Your Global Project Management Competencies
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn what it takes to enhance your global project management competencies.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 Apr 2015

Global Knowledge

Are All Those Project Management Tools Really Needed?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The tools described in this white paper are essential PM tools. Tools that will best be used, regardless of the project, are the WBS, communication model, and the precedence diagram. The other tools will be needed depending on the project.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 Apr 2015

Global Knowledge

Computer Weekly – 28 April 2015: The National Trust's great IT renovation
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EBOOK: In this week's Computer Weekly, we talk to the CIO of the National Trust, Sarah Flannigan, about her £40m IT strategy to transform one of the UK's favourite charities. We examine best practice in how to set up applications on Amazon Web Services. And we talk to a UK challenger bank about how technology will shake up the sector. Read the issue now.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Taking Your Recruitment System Global
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations want to take their recruiting systems global, but aren't sure how to go about it. This white paper provides fives steps to planning your global expansion project. Read on to get started by thinking through the project in a linear, interactive way to frame the tasks at hand and better understand your organization.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Projects
sponsored by Workday
VIDEO: This short video introduces a suite of applications that can give you insight into the elements that make a team or project successful, the areas of the company that may be weak or struggling, and ways to improve overall effectiveness and productivity.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Premiered: 30 Oct 2014

Workday

Should HANA Be a Part of Your Enterprise's Future?
sponsored by SearchSAP
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

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

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.
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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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