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 2013

    Windows 8 End User Training Brochure

    Windows has been reimagined to be all about you and your style of working. Put what matters most right on your Start screen, and get instant access to your people, apps, sites, and more, so you can spend less time searching and more time doing. No matter what you want...

    Provided By Hewlett Packard

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    [Video] Into the future: Technology Driven ERP

    In this brief introduction, you will hear how ERP systems are adapting to the changing needs and technologies in business today. Our featured speakers will discuss about the disruptive technologies that are likely to impact your business and why that makes ERP more important than ever. Learn...

    Provided By Epicor

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    The Advantages of Cooling Data Centers Using ‘Free Air’

    According to a report by The Climate Group, the global information technology (IT) sector is responsible for two percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Given the widespread adoption of technology throughout society today, reliance on the data centers that support the IT operations of enterprises as well as the everyday...

    Provided By Digital Realty

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    White Paper: Getting the Most Out of Your Next-Generation Firewall

    Network administrators are encountering the highest levels of change in history as they attempt to balance security with productivity. Rapidly evolving business trends are challenging them to provide widespread but safe Internet access, allowing employees to use legitimate business applications while using their device of choice. This whitepaper discusses...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Mobile Devices in the Enterprise

    This paper outlines an approach that Dell has developed and tested to meet the unique needs of the enterprise. This approach is designed to be easy to implement and manage, and to address a variety of mobile devices.

    Provided By Dell Kace

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Enabling Safe and Secure BYOD in the enterprise.

    For many, work is no longer seen as a place, but as an activity that is independent of both location and specific technology. With that independence comes increasing diversity in the types of devices used for communication and productivity, and new challenges in terms of managing both personal and corporate...

    Provided By Dell Kace

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Case Study: Insurance Provider Broadens Customer Experience, Boosts Security with Integrated F5 Solution

    Download this case study to learn how Pekin Insurance made use of F5 integrated security solution to secure their new customer service portal, optimize network and streamlined administration. The solution gives Pekin a secure yet flexible foundation for future applications, and a savings of almost $50,000.

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Agency Transformation with Mobility Solutions

    A strategic guide for government entities considering a bring-your-own-device support model. Bring-your-own- device (BYOD) is a trend characterized by employees bringing personally owned consumer devices into public agencies and IT managers granting access to private networks, applications and content. According to a recent study, 84 percent of the Generation...

    Provided By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Unified Communication and Collaboration - The Best Practice Guide

    Unified Communication & Collateral allows businesses to harness enterprise-wide collaboration, increase productivity and realise cost competitiveness. Most businesses are keen to find ways to continually improve on their solutions and processes. As a result of this, Telstra have produced a complimentary practice guide which will deliver insights into the benefits...

    Provided By Telstra

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Video: Conversations on the Future of Business: Unlocking Human Potential

    Finding, developing and retaining talented employees is crucial for any organization. Fortunately, technology has enabled businesses to gain deep insights into which potential hires fit the company culture and how to get the most out of current employees. But it has to go both ways: Increased technology and a more...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Unified Communication and Collaboration - The Best Practice Guide

    Unified Communication & Collateral allows businesses to harness enterprise-wide collaboration, increase productivity and realise cost competitiveness. Most businesses are keen to find ways to continually improve on their solutions and processes. As a result of this, Telstra have produced a complimentary practice guide which will deliver insights into the benefits...

    Provided By Telstra

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Doing More With Less: How Red Hat Enterprise Linux shrinks total cost of ownership (TCO) compared to Windows

    IT organizations face the constant challenge of juggling two almost opposing priorities: continuously delivering business-critical application services while keeping IT expenses in line with budget constraints. The primary function of IT departments is to supply core infrastructure and applications to attract new business, generate revenue, and facilitate profitability—and IT managers...

    Provided By Red Hat

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    On-demand Webcast: Effective Virtual Meetings - Managing The Moving Parts

    Virtual or in person, a meeting is still a meeting. But the moving parts are a bit different when they are digital. To have a successful virtual meeting, it is important to think through the attendee's view and how to enhance each element. Join Jim Cathcart, author and...

    Provided By Citrix

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Beyond Native Tools: Auditing SharePoint Across the Enterprise

    SharePoint is a powerful collaboration tool – it’s easy to set up, manage and administer. However, its built-in auditing tools are server-centric. Meaning? Organizations with multiple SharePoint installations are struggling to achieve enterprise-wide insight and security to help meet external and internal regulations and policies. In this new white...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Distributed Workforce Management in the Cloud: Spreading IT Security Wherever Employees Roam

    The ever-increasing availability of faster, wireless network access, wirelessly enabled laptops and other devices, and collaboration tools such as Instant Messaging (IM) are turning the traditional office into an un-tethered workspace that can happen just about anywhere, any time. But all this poses new challenges for IT departments who must...

    Provided By Symantec.cloud

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    CTO's view: Workplace of the future. It's not where you go but what you do.

    The one certainty around the workplace in 2030 is that the human need for recognition and reward will not have changed. People will still want to do the best job possible in the most efficient and effective manner. However, the tools that they use will have changed dramatically due to...

    Provided By Telstra

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    What's Holding Back the Cloud?

    This Peer Research Report captures key findings from a survey of 800 IT professionals and provides insight into cloud computing security concerns, and how those concerns might be alleviated. Use it to better understand: Specific issues IT professionals have about cloud security, and how they differ between public cloud...

    Provided By McAfee

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    The CIO’s New Role: Core Strategy Enabler - CIO Barometer 2013

    The role of the CIO, more than any other in the C-Suite, is being dramatically transformed. Driving this transformation are equally disruptive changes in both organizational strategies and IT itself. Combined with a stubbornly challenging global economy, these developments are making obsolete the IT organizational models relied on by both...

    Provided By CSC

  • Analyst Briefings // Nov 2013

    Leveraging the network for your virtualization and cloud intiatives

    A though leadership white paper discusses how virtualization, cloud computing, and the proliferation of smart devices are helping companies meet their goals and be more effective with their IT investments but are placing increased demands on the datacenter network. Organizations can no longer afford to treat the datacenter network as...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Pervasive technology trends shaping the business and the implication 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...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Reengineering IT discovery with analytics and visulaization

    With modern IT infrastructures an intricate web of interdependencies, uncovering the total IT environment, including the logical relationships between physical, virtual and cloud elements, has never been more important—or more complex. This white paper discusses how IBM’s analytics for logical dependency mapping, ALDM, reengineers the IT discovery process to provide...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Achieving success with a flexible workplace: Forward thinkers’ best practices to enhance productivity, spur innovation and reduce costs

    Flexible workplace forward thinkers are reporting productivity increases and cost decreases of 20% or more. Learn to achieve these benefits for your business by downloading the IBM executive report Achieving success with a flexible workplace: Forward thinkers’ best practices to enhance productivity, spur innovation and reduce costs. The report contains...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Could your data center network do a better job supporting new technologies?

    Increasingly demanding IT requirements are necessitating change to the data center network (DCN). Like servers and storage, the network needs to evolve to deliver the flexibility and scalability required by a more virtualized IT environment. In this interview, Michele Girola, IBM network integration services product manager, explains how to enhance...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Securing your evolving datacenter

    Your datacenter is evolving - your datacenter security should be evolving too. Key security technologies and services - most of which are already very familiar from their traditional use in a physical, on-premise context - are being adapted by leading solution providers to work across a broad range of physical...

    Provided By McAfee

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Strategic Focus: Practical Steps to the Cloud for Government Agencies

    Cloud services have been debated for many years, but it is now time to stop discussing theory and learn from the experiences of those who have already moved their services into the cloud. This report reveals tangible examples of agencies that have successfully deployed cloud services. We discuss the cloud...

    Provided By Telstra

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Discover how Business Process Management can help you improve your business operations

    For the success of any company's business operations, its processes should be effective. These processes need to drive efficiency, add flexibility to operations and bring agility to the business. Business Process Management, as both a software solution and a discipline, helps deliver business efficiency, flexibility and agility while managing complexity,...

    Provided By OpenText

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Solve The IT talent Shortage Impacting Your Business

    This Whitepaper will provide key insights into: Facts and figures on the severity of the IT talent shortage . Innovating the recruiting and hiring process to win the war for IT talent. Strategies for utilizing a flexible workforce and vendor partnerships to meet strategic goals

    Provided By Randstad

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Your Network's Early Warning System

    Tired of getting calls asking if the network is down? SolarWinds® NPM works as your early warning system to quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance problems and outages. Top 5 Reasons to Try SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor 1. Quick, Do-It-Yourself Deployment: Download. Install. Deploy. Deploying SolarWinds NPM...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    Financial Services Industry: HP Software Customer Stories

    Read about and takeaway learnings from how HP Software customers in Asia-Pacific & Japan have successfully tackled their IT and business matters: * Bank Central Asia forges dynamic link between IT and business needs * Bank Simpanan Nasional streamlines delivery of internal IT * Capital Securities streamlines monitoring and...

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Virtualization Efficiency Study

    In the last several years, virtualization deployments have skyrocketed, yet in many cases the associated return has been less than expected. The fact is virtualization creates a very dynamic environment that requires new ways of managing capacity. IBM’s virtualization efficiency study (VES) provides the management visibility to address those challenges...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    The Future of IT: Managing Service Relationships

    Every department in the enterprise is a service provider. Yet, very few have matured the service model to the level of enterprise IT. They are often inefficient, unstructured, or non-existent in other enterprise service domains. Savvy IT leaders view this as an opportunity to leverage IT service expertise and enable...

    Provided By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    IBM PureData System: A Giant Leap Forward in Delivering Data Services

    Today's users expect instantaneous response and 100 percent up-time. At the same time, we are in the midst of the Big Data era where the volume , velocity and variety of data being generated on a daily basis is creating unprecedented information management challenges. For the IT departments supporting today's...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Advanced Threat Protection for Dummies

    Cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated, more targeted, and more persistent. You need a comprehensive defense that can protect against real-time advanced threats and retrospectively process traffic to protect against threats not detected in real-time. Download now and learn how to: - Recognize when your organization has been compromised -...

    Provided By Blue Coat Systems

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    IT Governance, Risk and Compliance with ServiceNow

    Organizations are faced with many auditing challenges and often find themselves defining controls in documents and spreadsheets, manually tracking audit task assignments and storing audit documentation in disparate locations. With the ServiceNow IT GRC functionality, organizations gain a central repository that contains policies, risks, controls, findings and more all in...

    Provided By ServiceNow

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Enterprise IT Now

    Learn why an enterprise IT cloud is so critical to IT and the business. Hear ServiceNow customers like Loyola Marymount University, KPN, Land O' Lakes, World Wide Technologies, Lennox International, Standard Life and Maritz describe what enterprise IT cloud means to them and what they have achieved using ServiceNow as...

    Provided By ServiceNow

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    The end of no. The beginning of Now

    Hear ServiceNow customers talk about how they are able to transform IT from the department of no to the the department of Now.

    Provided By ServiceNow

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Transform IT Now

    Find out how IT executives from MetroPCS, Morrison & Foerster, CareWorks, Knorr-Bremse and RedHat describe their approach to IT transformation.

    Provided By ServiceNow

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    The Now State of IT

    Join Craig McDonogh and Rob Phillips for a live demonstration of what can happen when ServiceNow is used across an enterprise. You'll see representative examples from the CIO to the Facilities Manager and everyone in between.

    Provided By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Boost IT Visibility & Value with Service Catalog

    Many CIOs are being pressured to demonstrate IT value. A service catalog can help you promote your services in a way the business can easily understand. It will become your service management foundation that can boost IT visibility and constantly demonstrate IT value to the business.

    Provided By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    The Essential Guide to IT Transformation

    Enterprises are transforming IT by adopting service automation tools and processes, making teams more innovative and efficient. By consolidating fragmented and redundant service systems, standardizing operational processes and by creating a single system of record for IT, CIOs can shift their attention from maintenance to service, effectively changing enterprise IT.

    Provided By ServiceNow