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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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Akamai Technologies Customer Case Study
sponsored by FinancialForce
CASE STUDY: Cloud service provider Akamai was using nearly half a dozen different systems to manage projects and relying to heavily on email.To tackle their lack of project organization Akamai implemented a new software to keep track of their project financials.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

FinancialForce

iSoftStone Customer Case Study
sponsored by FinancialForce
CASE STUDY: Discover how iSoftStone was able to achieve outstanding results with a new financial software system.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

FinancialForce

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

IT Transformation Etour
sponsored by ServiceNow
RESOURCE: Take a tour of ServiceNow to experience how it can help every part of your enterprise—from executive IT to IT staff to enterprise services.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 21 May 2015

ServiceNow

Get More Work Done: A Manager’s Guide to Mixing Agile and Waterfall
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: Mixing Agile and Waterfall can be tricky, but they can work together to make your teams more efficient and get more work done. Read this whitepaper to learn how.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 18 May 2015

Workfront

How To Avoid The Project Management Hall Of Shame
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: From the fall of Rome to the Sochi Olympics, take a journey through the Project Management Hall of Shame and learn from each mistake.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 18 May 2015

Workfront

Unlocking the Power of Business Analytics in Oracle Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: LOB managers want cloud solutions that are contrary to core IT values and are turning to shadow BI projects to satisfy their needs. Cloud BI provides balance between LOBs and IT. Watch this webcast to learn how Oracle Analytics Cloud can create a partnership between the two.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Premiered: May 13, 2015

Oracle Corporation

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

Smarter Projects Start With Professional Services Automation
sponsored by FinancialForce
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, expert consultant Reda Chouffani explains how healthcare organizations can manage more successful helpdesk applications and clinical systems with professional services automation (PSA). Plus, discover the 6 factors project team members need to drive more productive projects.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 04 May 2015

FinancialForce

How Top PPM Performers in Intermodal Transportation and Infrastructure Transform Organizations
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
RESEARCH CONTENT: This report discusses how top performers in the travel and transportation industries select and execute transformative projects due to the centralized information and automated processes that Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solutions provide.
Posted: 29 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Oracle Corporation

Project Margins: 5 Proven Ways to Improve
sponsored by FinancialForce
WHITE PAPER: Learn which 5 areas you should prioritize in order to ensure your organization is a market leader, not a laggard, in project margin performance.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Apr 2015

FinancialForce

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

2015 Cloud PSA Evaluation Guide
sponsored by FinancialForce
RESOURCE: Learn how to properly evaluate PSA systems in this essential guide. Discover the role cloud technology plays in modern PSA's and what capabilities matter most when selecting a PSA system for your organization.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

FinancialForce

Spreadsheets or PSA? A Self-Assessment Guide to Your Professional Services Automation Decision
sponsored by FinancialForce
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Access this self-assessment tool to discover if your professional services organization is ready for automation. Discover how you can manage resources, plan and track projects, monitor project cost information, and more with this flexible scalable application.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 Apr 2015

FinancialForce

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

The Do's and Don't's to Deploying a Big Data Analytics Program
sponsored by Actuate
EGUIDE: Uncover 5 first steps to creating an effective big data analytics program from the experts in this e-guide. Learn from what not to do by exploring worst practices in big data analytics strategy, and build your success off of common mistakes.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

Actuate

Building a Business Case for an Enterprise Work Management Solution
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: Without the right work management solution, a business' projects, goals, and long-term success may be severely wounded. This white paper explains why sticking to the status quo or implementing a partial solution isn't just ineffective in solving work management issues—it's costing enterprises millions of dollars each year.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Workfront

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

PPM Software, Evolved: A Buyer's Guide for Today's Project Teams
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses the 5 failings inherent in many Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tools that you need to watch out for when selecting a solution for your business.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015

Workfront

Project Management is Twisted and Tangled and Broken
sponsored by Workfront
EGUIDE: Read this resource to learn how you can overcome 3 common problems facing IT project managers.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 20 Apr 2015

Workfront

The Big, Big Data Workbook
sponsored by Informatica
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Discover how your organization can better plan big data initiatives with this essential guide. Read now to get helpful tips and best practices for tackling next big data undertaking with confidence.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 20 Apr 2015

Informatica

When Agile and Waterfall Collide: A Project Manager's Guide to Combining 2 Disparate Methodologies
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: Today's project managers are faced with a challenge: While most of their work follows a traditional Waterfall methodology, they're increasingly being asked to collaborate with Agile software development teams. This white paper dives into the differences between the two methodologies and provides a roadmap for combining them.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Apr 2015

Workfront
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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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