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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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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
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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
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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 problems preventing your IT team from doing their best work and how to solve them
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

Enterprise Work Management and the Future of Collaboration
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper now to discover how shifts in company culture towards greater and more open communication, flexible work arrangements, and the influx of the Millennial generation will impact your enterprise.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

The State Of Enterprise Work
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper considers the results of a survey regarding workforce efficiency in the enterprise. View now to see if these trends and issues are present in your company, and what you can do to help.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AtTask

5 Things You Hate About Your Project Management Tool
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WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper dives into 5 of the most common reasons why project leaders hate their project management tool and what can be done to fix it.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

AtTask

WHY PROJECT MANAGEMENT IS BROKEN
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: Companies have invested in a variety of project management tools, but these tools don't solve the bigger issues. Read this whitepaper for a list of things you can do to successfully manage projects in this rapidly changing world.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Nov 2014

AtTask

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

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

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

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

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

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.
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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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