Project Management

Keep your IT project running smoothly by reading our experts' tips and best practices about methodologies, agile, software, collaboration, risk management, and learning from failed projects.

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Engage your workforce with best-in-class HR software and solutions

    You know people make all the difference in a company. You need the right people to work on the right tasks that advance your business strategy. SuccessFactors, an SAP company with world-class technology under the hood, provides integrated cloud-based HR solutions that help engage, motivate, and retain employees. When...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    State-of-the-Art HCM Solutions

    You know people make all the difference in a company. You need the right people to work on the right tasks that advance your business strategy. SuccessFactors, an SAP company with world-class technology under the hood, provides integrated cloud-based HR solutions that help engage, motivate, and retain employees. When...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    CommScope Report: NGBASE-T Cabling Requirements

    A recent technical report from CommScope provides an in-depth update on the latest IEEE developments for NGBASE-T and associated cabling specifications in the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), and in the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)/International Electrotechnical Committee (IEC) in support of this application.

    Sponsored By Anixter

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    CommScope Report: Category 8 Cabling Standards Update

    CommScope’s Standards Advisor provides updates on TIA specifications—under development and completed—covering the following technologies: Power over Ethernet, telecommunications physical network security, distributed antenna system (DAS) cabling, high performance structured cabling (HPSC), mode conversion, and fibre-optic test procedures. It also provides brief updates from standards activities within INCITS T11 (Fibre Channel);...

    Sponsored By Anixter

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The Top Five Signs You Need DevOps

    Is the ongoing battle between development and operations restricting your organisation from reaching its fullest potential? Read on to learn the 5 critical signs you need to bring them together with DevOps, and how taking such an approach can help your organisation boost business performance.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • Webcasts // Oct 2014

    Watch ObserveIT webinar on monitoring privileged users now!

    In this recorded webinar, learn how AIG Israel utilizes User Activity Monitoring to monitor privileged users with access to sensitive servers as well as meet compliance requirements. This webinar will also show you how to meet PCI compliance requirements, monitor third party virtual desktops and more!

    Sponsored By ObserveIT

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    10 Essential Elements for a Secure Enterprise Mobility Strategy

    With enhanced mobility and work flexibility comes increased information security risk. Explore the security implications and capabilities of the major mobile OS platforms and learn more about best practices to fortify security while supporting new levels of productivity.

    Sponsored By Citrix Systems

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Forrester Wave Report: Enterprise Mobile Management, Q3 2014

    According to Forrester, early MDM solutions that focused on device management are growing into broader enterprise mobile management (EMM) solutions which can help I&O professionals mature their mobile strategy. In the Forrester Wave report, Forrester evaluates the 15 most significant EMM providers and details how each vendor fulfills the 27...

    Sponsored By Citrix Systems

  • Webcasts // Oct 2014

    Live Webcast: From Silence to Brilliance: How to Kick Off a Compelling Presentation

    Join us for this LIVE event! Tuesday, November, 11 2014 11 AM (PST) / 2 PM (EST) Grab attention from the get-go. Lights! Camera! Crickets? Don't let the deafening silence of a disengaged audience derail your presentation. Join this webinar with Stanford Graduate School of Business educator and coach...

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Evolving Role of the Controller

    The role of the financial controller is changing in ways that mirror those of the broader finance function. Organizations will need to be aware of the changing role of senior finance professionals, the increasing demand for their time and services, the skill set they must possess, and how to fill...

    Sponsored By NetSuite AU

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    How TCO Benefits Make Cloud Computing a No Brainer

    A detailed TCO evaluation shows cloud-based solutions can deliver significant savings compared to on-premises business applications. NetSuite analysed the economic benefits of the cloud model in the ERP and CRM space by comparing the TCO of NetSuite's SaaS-based ERP and CRM solution with that of on-premises solutions from vendors such...

    Sponsored By NetSuite AU

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Buyer's Guide to CRM Solutions

    Industry-Driven Insights into Trends, Value and Evaluation Criteria for any decision-maker - including sales, service, marketing and IT executives - evaluating a customer relationship management (CRM) or sales force automation (SFA) project.

    Sponsored By NetSuite AU

  • Case Studies // Oct 2014

    Pervasive Technology Trends: Implications for your Data Center

    Four technology trends—cloud computing, mobile technology, social collaboration and analytics—are shaping the business and converging on the data center. But few data center strategies are designed with the requisite flexibility, scalability or resiliency to meet the new demands. Read the white paper to learn how a good data center strategy...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Using Information Intelligence to Improve Projects in the Energy Sector

    In the energy industry, successful execution of projects in the design, construction, and operation of plants and facilities is dependent on more than ensuring that schedules and budgets are met. Management of the asset life cycle from planning all the way through to decommissioning requires systems and tools that support...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Addressing key issues for managers of complex contracts in energy and engineering

    Contract and project management is a significant challenge in the energy and engineering industries. Supplier Exchange will allow participants to define workflows and collaboration methods that improve contract management by greatly reducing the time and cost to find and validate relevant information.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Managing Assets for Maximum Performance and Value

    State-of-the-art asset management is critical in industries such as oil and gas exploration and production, oil refining and gas processing, and utilities that rely heavily on expensive and aging physical assets. Among other benefits, effective asset management reduces costs and risks, improves process flows and business continuity, increases profit margins,...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Analyst Briefings // Oct 2014

    IBM MQ: The Messaging Solution for Virtually all Industries

    Process Management is an effective tool for increasing visibility and control while delivering consistency and governance. In an era of rapid change, multiple channels, demanding consumers and Big Data applying Decision Management delivers increased business impact.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Oct 2014

    Hildebrand - Harnessing Data Captured from the "Internet of Things" to Deliver Revolutionary New Services

    The Hildebrand Smart platform, built on IBM Informix technologies, captures and analyzes up to 300,000 time series data points per second, enabling real-time insight into big data. The Hildebrand Smart platform - built on IBM® Informix® and using Hildebrand’s unique machine learning extensions - captures, processes and analyzes big data...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Best Practices in Intelligent Search in the Age of Big Data

    Learn how you can easily provide real-time access to unified content from multiple sources and deliver new insights to improve decision making and productivity. You will also learn how you can tap into your enterprise social network, with social graphing, to identify internal knowledge experts and facilitate enterprise collaboration. Learn...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Best Practices for Selecting a Web Application Scanning (WAS) Solution

    This checklist of best practices will save you time and help you understand what to look for when selecting a WAS solution, whether you have a handful of apps or thousands. Learn more...

    Sponsored By Qualys

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Prefabricated Power and Cooling Modules for Data Centres

    Standardised, pre-assembled and integrated data centre facility power and cooling modules are at least 60% faster to deploy, and provide a first cost savings of 13% or more compared to traditional data centre power and cooling infrastructure. Facility modules, also referred to in the data centre industry as containerised power...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    New : Top Communication Trends for Business Professionals

    Plantronics surveyed 1,800 enterprise employees in the US, UK, Germany, China, India and Australia. All professionals surveyed work in medium or large-size companies (100+ employees). Findings show that professionals are certainly putting all these new technologies to frequent use. In fact, 78% of those polled said their email usage had...

    Sponsored By Plantronics

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Meeting Workforce Demands: Why—and How—IT Should Modernize End-User Computing

    IT departments face unprecedented challenges in keeping both IT and end-users efficient and productive. This paper discusses top trends and how today’s most successful CIOs are taking a more holistic viewpoint towards the new end-user computing landscape. Here they share their best practices for maximizing agility, meeting end user demands...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Bridging the gap between user expectations and IT’s ability to deliver

    Learn why a significant, ongoing disconnect exists between the need and importance of meeting end-user expectations and the ability of IT to do so. A recent study by CIO of four annual surveys finds that although the struggle exists, year after year, improving both end user and customer satisfaction prevails...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Turning APM into an IT Detective

    This informative report offers best practices to get APM right including common challenges businesses must overcome. Read this CIO report and learn how staffing effects APM, why some APM implementations do not deliver ROI, and how you can avoid the downfall.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Truth revealed : The real DevOps story

    Smart businesses are seeing real business value out of their use of DevOps—better software quality, faster time to market, and increased revenue. What do they know that you don’t know? To discover the secrets behind the use of DevOps, research firm Vanson Bourne surveyed 1,300 senior IT decision-makers at enterprise...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    It’s all about the App: Mobile Security that helps enable the business

    Mobile applications are hot, but the development and externalisation of services to the mobile platform comes with risk. For many, concerns over security, privacy and platform variation stand in the way of mobile app initiatives. Learn how your organisation can leverage mobile securely and efficiently.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    A Pragmatic Guide to Getting Started with DevOps

    Dev and Ops should always be part of an integrated process, but that’s not always as easy as it sounds. Read this eBook to learn about common pitfalls of DevOps, how you can avoid them, and how to get started on your DevOps journey.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Five Essential Truths of the Application Economy

    We’re in the midst of a business revolution. Customers expect to interact with your products, services and company through software. Learn the five things IT professionals should know about the Application Economy and how it will affect their business, their industry and their careers.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    5 Best Practices for Managing and Securing Enterprise Tablets

    Tablet-equipped employees can help increase productivity, collaboration, and profits, but they also present challenges. These best practices can help maximize the benefits of tablets while minimizing management hassles and security risks.Dell tablets with up to Intel® Core™ i5 ProcessorIntel, the Intel logo, Intel Core, Intel vPro, Core Inside...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Unified IT Monitoring: A Necessity in the Era of Customer

    This exclusive whitepaper details how unified IT monitoring can be used to deliver the customer experience your users demand. Read this report now to learn about a real life company that adopted unified IT monitoring and turned itself into an IT leader.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    5 Myths of Cloud Computing

    Like many industries, the IT industry has a habit of latching onto buzzwords and then applying them everywhere. The term “cloud” is certainly no exception—and, like other similar terms, its use is varied and oftentimes inaccurate. This report focuses on the myths of the cloud buzzword. HP is the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Firewall Buyers Guide

    Five key areas to consider when choosing your next firewall Checklist of the security capabilities you need Questions to ask vendors to make sure they meet your requirements Comparisons of Sophos, Fortinet, Dell SonicWALL and WatchGuard

    Sponsored By Sophos

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    How We Define a Network is about to Change, Again

    VMware NSX does for networks and physical network components what virtual machines did for data centers and physical servers. It allows you to use them in very different and more flexible ways. In this white paper, you’ll learn how VMware NSX changes the way you build, manage, and secure your...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Forrester: Why Customer-Focused Organizations Must Take a Strategic Approach to Identity Relationship Management

    Customer-focused companies strive to make their content available to an ever-growing number of connected users and devices on a much larger scale than ever before. Forrester finds that to achieve this securely, companies need identity and access management (IAM) platforms that are adaptable, scalable, responsive, and high velocity. Fortunately, a...

    Sponsored By ForgeRock

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Forrester: Customer-Focused Organizations Must Take a Strategic Approach to Identity Relationship Management

    Customer-focused companies strive to make their content available to an ever-growing number of connected users and devices on a much larger scale than ever before. Forrester finds that to achieve this securely, companies need identity and access management (IAM) platforms that are adaptable, scalable, responsive, and high velocity. Fortunately, a...

    Sponsored By ForgeRock

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Boot from SAN on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis

    Cisco Unified Computing Solution (UCS) has experienced an enormous growth trend in the last several years becoming the standard server hardware platform in many enterprises and cloud service providers alike. One of the main differentiators in Cisco's server solution is the implementation of stateless computing, which allows all the hardware...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Failover Strategies on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis

    Cisco Unified Computing Solution (UCS) has experienced an enormous growth trend in the last several years, becoming the standard server hardware platform in many enterprises and cloud service providers alike. One of the main differentiators in Cisco's server solution is the capacity for two totally redundant failover paths for every...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • Webcasts // Sep 2014

    ZDNet APAC webinar: Business Intelligence on the move

    Join us for this LIVE event! Monday, 29 September at 3pm Australian Eastern Standard Time Business Intelligence used to be the domain of the experts, with small crews of data analysts controlling the flow of business insights. But a great democratisation is unfolding and not only is Business Intelligence being...

    Sponsored By ZDNet