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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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Agile Business eBook Excerpt - Agile Steering
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: Download this excerpt to build flexible and transparent processes allowing for frequent change in response to shifting conditions. It'll also help you understand the very real cost associated with not adopting a dynamic set of practices.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Rally Software

Improve Agile efforts: Benchmarks and guidelines
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Agile methods are no longer just for small software development teams -- organizations of all sizes are quickly adopting these strategies to achieve success with project portfolios. In this comprehensive report, explore the results of an Agile maturity survey of various types of organizations and projects
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

IBM

Why Business Analysis is Essential for Agile success
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: There are many myths surrounding the role of business analysis when it comes to Agile projects. Is it really necessary for Agile success? In this comprehensive webcast, you'll hear from business analysis expert Mary Gorman from EBG Consulting, as she covers the myths and actualities of business analysis for Agile projects.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012

IBM

Top 6 Project Breakdowns (and How to Fix Them)
sponsored by ConnectWise
EBOOK: Access this white paper to find the top reasons why projects fail to run as smoothly as possible and learn how to fix them, as well.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013

ConnectWise

Tips and Techniques to Pass the PMP® Exam
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Passing the Project Management Professional® (PMP) certification exam can seem like a daunting task when project managers first decide to take the leap. Following the best practices outlined here can put you on the road to certification and will have you prepared for your PMP® Boot Camp.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

Global Knowledge

Project and Portfolio Management: Analyzing Business Project needs
sponsored by SearchSoftwareQuality.com
EBOOK: Without proper sequencing, marketing a software project will quickly spin out of control. PPM can organize the chaos—if you begin with the right tools.
Posted: 03 Oct 2013 | Published: 03 Oct 2013

SearchSoftwareQuality.com

How to build an effective User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Team
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: Learn how to build an effective User Acceptance Testing (UAT) team with this extract from User Acceptance Testing, a step by step guide.
Posted: 23 Sep 2013 | Published: 23 Sep 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Presentation Transcript: Creating Agile Programs
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PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: While agile development was created with smaller teams in mind, that doesn't mean larger organizations or multi-team projects can't benefit from them as well. With the right techniques and the right process changes, you can make agile work for you, no matter your team size.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 11 Sep 2013

Rally Software

Podcast: Creating Agile Programs
sponsored by Rally Software
PODCAST: Tune in to this informative podcast with Johanna Rothman of Rothman Consulting Group, and you'll discover the nuts and bolts of creating agile programs. Listen now to learn what it takes to create a successful team for agile programs, and get a more in-depth look at seven best practices for program creation.
Posted: 20 Aug 2013 | Premiered: Aug 6, 2013

Rally Software

Webcast: Creating Agile Programs
sponsored by Rally Software
WEBCAST: Access this informative webcast to discover the nuts and bolts of creating agile programs, and learn what it takes to create the most effective teams for agile program success. Watch now to get a more in-depth look at seven best practices for agile programs.
Posted: 20 Aug 2013 | Premiered: Aug 6, 2013

Rally Software

Business Information University: New Trends and Best Practices in BI Project Management
sponsored by SearchBusinessAnalytics
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this virtual classroom, business intelligence managers, other BI professionals, IT managers and business executives involved in funding BI initiatives will find insight and advice on managing successful BI projects and implementing effective BI systems.
Posted: 16 Aug 2013 | Premiered: 28 Aug 2013

SearchBusinessAnalytics

Agile Portfolio Management
sponsored by Rally Software
PRESENTATION: Access this interactive presentation to explore how strategic portfolio planning can help your business cultivate innovation, and learn why an agile approach to portfolio management can help you overcome the shortcomings of traditional methods.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

Rally Software

A Unified Model for Describing a Project Plan
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper proposes a unifying model for project plans. A distinction will be made between the outputs of project planning and the project plan itself. The significance of this distinction is to allow projects of all types to be described at a high level, in a common language, regardless of the type of analysis used to develop the plan.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 05 Jun 2013

Global Knowledge

Project Portfolio Management in the Public Sector: Benefits, Challenges, Best Practices and Gotchas
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As federal government programs have dramatically increased in number and complexity, more agencies have turned to project portfolio management (PPM). This helpful white paper provides an overview of the key things federal agency officials need to know about PPM, as well as best practices to follow and pitfalls to avoid with PPM implementation.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Oracle Corporation

CA Clarity Playbook Demo
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WEBCAST: All companies realize that aligning IT investments and resources to business goals is critical to a well-defined business strategy. In this brief webcast, watch a demo of a project portfolio management (PPM) tool that enables you to successfully connect IT strategy to business outcomes.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Premiered: Nov 11, 2013

CA Technologies.

Functionality First: A Prescriptive Approach to Simpler, Faster, and More Cost-effective Project and Portfolio Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EBOOK: In this comprehensive resource, learn how to develop a best practices approach to project and portfolio management (PPM) as well as leverage the right software in order to cut project costs, accelerate delivery time, and successfully manage complexity.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 07 Nov 2013

CA Technologies.

ALM and Project Management
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert guide explores the role of the Agile project manager -- including key responsibilities, essential skills, and emerging challenges -- and examines how CIOs and senior managers can best design, implement and use an ALM quality dashboard to manage ongoing software development projects.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

IBM

Optimize Programs and Fulfill Mandate Expectations with Project and Portfolio Governance
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With Oracle's Primavera Portfolio Management's enterprise approach to governance, agency executives can align projects with strategic goals, balance spending and assess risk. Plus, strategic governance provides greater levels of transparency and accountability, so compliance is never an issue and the return on taxpayer's funds is always rewarding.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

The Rise of Project Intelligence: When Project Management is Just Not Enough
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn to make the PI process an integral part of project management for everyone involved in an organization and utilize the power of historical knowledge for the implementation of future projects.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Oracle Corporation

Software Asset and Licence Management Best Practice
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: SAvvy businesses realize there's a huge opportunity for cost savings and risk mitigation with the right approach to software asset management (SAM) and software license management. In this informative resource, explore best practices for a better approach to SAM and license management, so you can take full control of all your enterprise software.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2011

Flexera Software

Advanced Project Version Management in Schlumberger Petrel Platform Environments with Hitachi Storage Adapter for Petrel
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This resource profiles a storage adapter for advanced project management that can help you optimize exploration and development operations, reduce storage management complexity and TCO, and more.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

DevOps and Cloud Tools Stirring the Project Management Pot
sponsored by SearchSoftwareQuality.com
EBOOK: Already a fluid position, project management is changing once again with the advent of cloud-based ALM tools.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Published: 12 Sep 2013

SearchSoftwareQuality.com

Requirements Management Self-Assessment
sponsored by IBM
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Is your requirements management strategy up to par with that of leading companies? Access this requirements management self-assessment tool to find out. You'll get a report detailing where your company stands in relation to industry best practices, and advice on how you can improve your processes.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 10 Sep 2013

IBM

September CIO Decisions Ezine: Architecting a Nimble Enterprise
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
EZINE: Agile and lean are the cornerstones of many a successful IT strategy, but what if a CIO works in a sector that hasn't yet embraced the agile enterprise?
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 06 Sep 2013

SearchCIO.com

Is an Open Source Business Process Management Solution Right For You?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Open source options are taking the pain out of business process management (BPM), and putting the value of BPM within reach of more companies and projects. But is open source BPM the right move for you? Read on now to find out.
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 | Published: 13 Aug 2013

Red Hat
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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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