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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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Podcast: Creating Agile Programs
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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
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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
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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

Presentation Transcript: Rally Software Agile Webinar Series: Scaling Agile with SAFe
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PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Just because agile development was originally intended for small teams, doesn't mean you can't apply those same strategies to larger projects. In this comprehensive resource, discover how agile teams can work together to achieve common delivery objectives using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

Rally Software

Rally Software Agile Webinar Series: Scaling Agile with SAFe
sponsored by Rally Software
VIDEO: Traditionally, most of the success seen from agile development practices is at the team level. However, a second wave of agile adoption is gaining strength, at the project and portfolio level. Watch this on-demand webcast to learn how, using the Scaled Agile Framework®, you can apply lean and agile practices on an enterprise scale.
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 12 Jul 2013

Rally Software

The Global State of the PMO 2013
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: ESI International, assess the state of the Project Management Office (PMO) in its third annual world-wide survey.
Posted: 01 Jul 2013 | Published: 01 Jul 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Emerging Trends in Project Management
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The technical aspects of managing projects notwithstanding, project managers are increasingly asked to lead the organization in transformative ways. Read on to uncover the top trends shaping the world of project management.
Posted: 17 Jun 2013 | Published: 17 Jun 2013

Global Knowledge

A Guide to a Scaled Agile Framework
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: You're probably familiar with agile methods for software development, but did you know that agile development isn't only useful at the team level? This resource explores a strategy for implementing a Scaled Agile Framework™ (SAFe) in your organization and how to extend agile and lean principles to an enterprise scale.
Posted: 23 May 2013 | Published: 23 May 2013

Rally Software

Project/Program Portfolio Management: Analyst Insights and Leading Vendors
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WHITE PAPER: In this detailed white paper, discover what Forrester experts have to say about the major PPM trends and vendors. Explore key takeaways and findings on everything from business agility to agile development and one-size-fits-all approaches to PPM, as well as detailed breakdowns of vendor strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 21 May 2013 | Published: 20 Dec 2012

Rally Software

Defining the Business Change Agenda  
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ANALYST REPORT: Is business transformation really the key to success ? This research from analyst group Freeform Dynamics offers some answers.
Posted: 14 May 2013 | Published: 14 May 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Collaborative Learning in a Project Environment
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This guide from ESI International explains how organisations can harness collaborative learning to drive better project management.
Posted: 05 Apr 2013 | Published: 05 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.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

Best Practices for Application Portfolio Management
sponsored by SearchSoftwareQuality.com
EGUIDE: In this handbook, find best practices in the daunting world of application portfolio management. Get the basics on building a business case for APM—as well as tips on measuring the financial benefit of each application.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 17 Jul 2013

SearchSoftwareQuality.com

The Secrets to Long-Term PPM Success
sponsored by Rally Software
EGUIDE: Effective project and portfolio management (PPM) is a critical component of project success ,so as you might imagine, there are a plethora of PPM application vendors. How do you know which is right for your organization? Turn to this exclusive expert e-guide and you'll find out.
Posted: 02 Jul 2013 | Published: 02 Jul 2013

Rally Software

Enterprise Project Management Software
sponsored by Genius Inside
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Need to improve delivery of your New Product Development or IT projects? With Genius Project you can. Get a 360 degree view of your project and product pipeline, resources, budgets, earnings, and strategic alignment of all of your projects today!
Posted: 25 Jun 2013 | Premiered: 25 Jun 2013

Genius Inside

The Value of an Integrated System for the Oil and Gas Industry
sponsored by IFS
VIDEO: Organizations in the oil and gas industry tend to rely on a lot of specialist business applications, but a lack of integration can cause headaches for IT. This five-minute webcast explains how the right enterprise resource planning (ERP) approach can bridge the gap between specialist functionality and total integration.
Posted: 11 Jun 2013 | Premiered: 11 Jun 2013

IFS

Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: Cloud-based IT project and portfolio management (PPM) software is gaining popularity, but with all the vendor hype and so many options, choosing the right one can be difficult. In this in-depth Gartner report, explore why so many organizations are turning to cloud-based PPM, and compare the strengths and weaknesses of popular software vendors.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 13 May 2013

Innotas

DevOps and Agile Techniques
sponsored by OpenMake Software
WHITE PAPER: In this expert white paper, discover how DevOps and agile overlap, intersect, communicate, and inform one another. Explore ways to improve DevOps with agile techniques, and boost agile development with lessons learned from DevOps.
Posted: 18 Apr 2013 | Published: 18 Apr 2013

OpenMake Software

The Busy Manager's View of Android Mobile Development
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this white paper, discover how Android development is affecting project managers and application lifecycle management best practices. Explore how your IT group can prepare now for changes to come in the near future and how Android and Java development compare and contrast, among other insights and analysis.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 | Published: 11 Apr 2013

Microsoft

Optimizing Requirements Management
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, explore best practices for requirements management across development environments (agile, waterfall, and more) and zero in on the importance of end-user goals in the development process.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 | Published: 11 Apr 2013

IBM

Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit 2013
sponsored by Gartner
BROCHURE: This resource provides key information about the Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit 2013, including the agenda at a glance, an overview of keynote speakers and workshops, registration information, and more.
Posted: 09 Apr 2013 | Published: 09 Apr 2013

Gartner
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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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