Project Management White Papers

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11 Habits for Highly Successful BPM Programs: Proven Steps for Getting Started with Process Improvement
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for an outline of the steps an organization needs to take to achieve enterprise-wide business process management success.
Posted: 15 Dec 2010 | Published: 15 Dec 2010

IBM

Four Key Strategies for Enabling Innovation in the Age of Smart
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Smart products have changed the way manufacturers approach developing complex products. Product innovation has evolved over the past few years, innovation is now dependent on software. Get the top four ways your organization can use an integrated product management process to thrive on a smarter planet in this informative paper.
Posted: 02 Nov 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

IBM

Making Your Portal and Mashup Decision: Advantage IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: If your organization is considering deploying a new portal or migrating from one solution to another, IBM can help you make an educated and benefits-focused decision. This evaluation guide takes a scenario-based approach to help you navigate the portal decision criteria based on your current business priorities.
Posted: 17 Aug 2010 | Published: 14 Apr 2010

IBM

Rational Team Concert Evaluation Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how this software can aid in starting new projects and adding and transitioning team members quickly, thereby increasing your ability to respond to changes in your business as well as marketplace demands.
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 29 Dec 2009

IBM

Embedding Analytics into Processes
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: In their latest book, Thomas Davenport, Jeanne Harris and Robert Morison show how companies apply analytics in their daily operations. We see examples of analytics at work within core processes in a variety of business areas. Read this white paper to learn how embedding analytics into your organization's processes can help you.
Posted: 30 Jul 2010 | Published: 30 Jul 2010

SAS

HP and CollabNet: Collaborating for Quality
sponsored by CollabNet
WHITE PAPER: Working together, HP and CollabNet offer a true end-to-end ALM solution. This paper describes the integration that offers efficiency improvements leading to higher quality software delivered at increased velocity. Enterprise-wide, stakeholders can stay in their specialized environments and still take advantage of improved processes.
Posted: 14 Jul 2010 | Published: 13 Jul 2010

CollabNet

Build your bottom line: Drive innovation with a collaborative requirements-driven quality solution.
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper investigates the reasons why effective collaboration amongst project teams is so difficult, and identifies the top three methods by which collaboration can be improved with a requirements-driven quality solution.
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 11 May 2010

IBM

Successfully Managing Programs and Risk in the Aerospace and Defense Industry
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Succeeding in this difficult environment requires an enterprise software solution that enables aerospace and defense companies to plan and execute programs and projects, demonstrate earned value compliance and manage resources and costs. Enterprise project portfolio management (EPPM) applications help meet these challenges.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

Oracle Corporation

Focus on the Goal: A Framework for Delivering on New Product Development Efforts
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle Primavera is a leader in Project Portfolio Management (PPM), providing the functionality industrial manufacturers need to realize higher returns from their new product development activities. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2010

Oracle Corporation

Making Investments Count: Three Capital Spending Challenges
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for a discussion of capital investment challenges that many companies are facing and what enterprise project portfolio management solutions are available to help.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2010

Oracle Corporation

Top 10 Skills in Demand in 2010
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In the Global Knowledge/TechRepublic 2010 Salary Survey, conducted at that end of last year, one of the questions put to respondents was "What skill set will your company be looking to add in 2010?" Here's the complete list, with the No. 1 skill listed being in the highest demand.
Posted: 25 Jan 2010 | Published: 25 Jan 2010

Global Knowledge

Ten Steps to Better Requirements Management White Paper
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the characteristics of a good requirement and presents ten steps to better requirements management.
Posted: 11 Dec 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

IBM

Requirements-Driven Product Development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This document discusses the challenges in implementing DOORS in a rapidly evolving environment and the clear payoffs from using DOORS to integrate across diverse disciplines and to boost the collaborative effort.
Posted: 11 Dec 2009 | Published: 25 May 2009

IBM

The Capital Delivery Revolution and Technology: Connecting Capital Planning, Construction, and Everything in Between
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper recognizes three principal solution areas in the capital project delivery lifecycle: project design, project execution, and organizational governance. In particular, it addresses the area of project execution and the means available today to drive successful project delivery on a consistent basis.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2009

Oracle Corporation

Business Case Development Best Practices for Data Center and IT Projects: Speed Up Your Project Approval and Start with Confidence
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: How do companies create winning business cases to justify key data center and IT initiatives and speed-up the budget approval process? Read this paper for tips and best practices for how to succeed in the budget approval process and business case development.
Posted: 28 Sep 2009 | Published: 25 Jun 2009

HP & Intel®

Creating and managing value-driven product portfolios
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The product portfolio decisions you make today will determine whether your company is relevant tomorrow. To increase the chances of marketing a successful product, organizations must deliver products and services to the consumers they value the most, and they must provide those deliverables when their consumers want them. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Jul 2009 | Published: 23 Jun 2009

IBM

The Agile Checklist
sponsored by VersionOne Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents a set of agile meeting and facilitation checklists that offer an easy framework to help guide software development teams through the various agile cycles. Read on to learn about the Agile Development Rhythms and start using the checklists presented herein to help get through the various agile cycles.
Posted: 24 Jul 2009 | Published: 24 Jul 2009

VersionOne Inc.

An Integrated Approach to Requirements and Quality Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, we'll outline the many benefits of an integrated approach to requirements and quality management, as well as offer best practices for effective requirements-driven testing.
Posted: 22 Jun 2009 | Published: 22 Jun 2009

IBM

The Agile Project Manager
sponsored by VersionOne Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will explore the impact agile development methodologies are having on the Project Management community, what new skills are required, and what the Project Manager can do to ease the transition.
Posted: 08 Jun 2009 | Published: 08 Jun 2009

VersionOne Inc.

Smarter system development: a systems engineering trade study to support green initiatives with model-driven development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Trade study analysis is an effective method of comparing potential solutions to a given problem. Using a model-driven approach allows you to perform trade studies before development or implementation begins and saves time, money, and development headaches. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 14 May 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

IBM

Requirements Engineering for the Automotive Industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores requirements engineering and its groundbreaking role in product development and engineering for the industrial segment. It discusses the best practices and benefits of requirements engineering, and how automotive manufacturers can overcome today's quality and cost challenges using those best practices.
Posted: 13 May 2009 | Published: 31 Mar 2009

IBM

The Top 3 Cost-Cutting Mistakes CIOs Make And How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: The current economic downturn has resulted in contraction of IT Department budgets and a mandate to allocate resources to only the most critical projects, then execute it flawlessly. In these tough times, it is imperative for CIOs to deliver more value as IT budgets fall.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 03 Apr 2009

Rally Software

Leaning IT : Applying the Principle of "Pull" to Scale Agile Teams
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: Is your organization ready for this Agile "means to an end" or is Agile adoption inadvertently creating a classic "fix that fails?" Can Agile truly work at the Program level? This white paper is based on actual experiences of professionals who helped steer many of the largest Agile implementations done over the last five years.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 03 Apr 2009

Rally Software

Making Web 2.0 Work for Your Enterprise: IT Deployments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The consumer Web has shown us the power of the internet as a social, collaborative platform, particularly when compared to existing rigid corporate environments. Wikis, blogs, Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds, social networks, tagging, and mashups are flexible, user-driven tools that have the potential to bring many benefits to the enterprise.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Oracle Corporation

Making Web 2.0 Work for Your Enterprise: Internal Deployments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Making knowledge more visible increases innovation and shortens turnaround times. Increased collaboration accelerates productivity. With Web 2.0, your company transforms into a more-socially connected organization that reacts faster and more effectively to the market.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Oracle Corporation