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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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Inspiring disruption: Tech Trends 2014
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This in depth study from Deloitte assesses the top 10 business technology trends in 2014 ranging from the role of the CIO to the impact pf wearable technology.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 26 Feb 2014

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Is traditional project and portfolio management dead?
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RESOURCE: Prioritizing your organizational initiatives to analyze and manage your current and future IT projects can be a daunting task, especially without relevant PPM processes in place. Complete this short survey to gain access to expert advice, case studies and tips in our expert guide, Is traditional project and portfolio management dead?
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

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Executing Your Strategy 6: Transition
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This is the final part of a six part guide which explains the key steps of the Strategic Execution Framework, developed by the Stanford Advanced Management Programme.
Posted: 10 Feb 2014 | Published: 10 Feb 2014

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CW500: Future gazing to 2014
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PRESENTATION: In this presentation, given to Computer Weekly's 500 Club for IT leaders, Adrian Drury talks about the business trends IT leaders need to look out for in 2014.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 07 Feb 2014

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Executing Your Strategy 5: Engagement
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This is the fifth of a six part guide which explains the key steps of the Strategic Execution Framework, developed by the Stanford Advanced Management Programme.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

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The Four Elements of EIGRP
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WHITE PAPER: EIGRP has been used successfully for many years by enterprises of all sizes, using mostly Cisco devices. It converges as fast as any other internal gateway protocol and provides features that facilitate design, implementation, and troubleshooting. Download this resource to learn more.
Posted: 24 Jan 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

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Executing your strategy 4: Synthesis
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This is the fourth of six part guide which explains the key steps of the Strategic Execution Framework, developed by the Stanford Advanced Management Programme.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Jan 2014

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Top 10 Project Management Trends For 2014
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: There is growing unease with the status quo of current project management practices, this report from ESI International reveals
Posted: 07 Jan 2014 | Published: 07 Jan 2014

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Governance of IT, an executive guide to ISO/IEC 38500
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BOOK: This extract from the book: Governance of IT, an executive guide to ISO/IEC 38500, tells you the key things you need to consider before you start a project implementation.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Dec 2013

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Executing your strategy 3: Vision
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This is the third of a six part guide explains the key steps of the Strategic Execution Framework, developed to help organisations stay focused on innovation, increase performance, manage change and scale the business.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

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Top 6 Project Breakdowns (and How to Fix Them)
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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

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Tips and Techniques to Pass the PMP® Exam
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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

Computer Weekly – 11 February 2014: Microsoft’s new CEO and his plans for the future
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, Microsoft has announced its new CEO, Satya Nadella – we examine the software giant's future under its new leader. We look at what went wrong in the BBC's failed £100m digital media project. And IT leaders at the CW500 Club discuss the role of the CIO. Read the issue now.
Posted: 10 Feb 2014 | Published: 11 Feb 2014

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Computer Weekly – 21 January 2014: The IT risks facing Universal Credit
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the ongoing IT risks facing the UK government's highest-profile IT project – the troubled Universal Credit programme. We talk to IT leaders to find out their spending priorities for 2014. And we find out about the latest best practice in improving datacenter performance. Read the issue now.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 21 Jan 2014

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The Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis
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ANALYST REPORT: Integrated IT portfolio analysis (IIPA) can help your organization bridge the gap between formulating IT strategies and the physical changes made in order to implement those strategies. While choosing an IIPA vendor can be a complicated process, this Gartner Magic Quadrant report is here to help.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Nov 2013

Innotas

Sidestep the Landmines of BPM Projects
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EGUIDE: When it comes to business process management (BPM), Tina Nunno, Gartner vice president and distinguished analyst says, "The very nature of change triggers a political minefield." Organizational politics plays a significant role in BPM, where projects may fail if they hit internal challenges, hurdles, or opposition.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

IBM

Agile in the enterprise - Meet the requirement for transparency and visibility
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WHITE PAPER: To foster innovation and accelerate release, organizations are moving to Agile development practices -- but much of this work still happens in isolation. True business agility requires collaboration of various Agile teams across the entire organization.
Posted: 20 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

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Survival Guide to Going Agile
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WHITE PAPER: This Guide provides tips for using Agile approaches to plan, manage, and deliver high-value work. You'll learn more about the differences between traditional project management and Agile, find the Agile role that's best for you, understand the dynamics of Agile teamwork, and get started on the transition to becoming an Agile practitioner.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 14 Nov 2013

Rally Software

Project Portfolio Management in the Public Sector: Benefits, Challenges, Best Practices and Gotchas
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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
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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
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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.

Why Business Analysis is Essential for Agile success
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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

ALM and Project Management
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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
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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
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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
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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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