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

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Three Ways to Improve Your Data Storage Capabilities

    Every company is interested in capturing, analyzing and taking action on data. Unfortunately, many data solutions and partners promise the world but offer very little. Whether you're thinking of switching to the cloud, or trying to reduce costs, or you're just searching for a scalable solution, understanding the best ways...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Application Delivery Firewall Paradigm

    The increasing sophistication, frequency, and diversity of today's network attacks are overwhelming conventional stateful security devices at the edge of the data center. A new data center architecture based on the security services of the F5 application delivery firewall solution effectively combats modern attacks while providing significant CapEx savings.

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Securing mobile devices in the business environment

    This paper explores how companies can more safely introduce employee or corporate-owned mobile devices into the workplace, identify the risks inherent in their broader access to corporate data, and derive enhanced business value.

    Provided By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Oct 2013

    The Challenge of Mobile Business Intelligence - Developing a Successful Strategy for the New Mobility: Ventana Research

    Learn more about the opportunities and challenges that a mobile workforce present to IT and understand the next steps you need to take to develop a successful strategy.

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Reinvent Your Branch Offices

    Internet and mobile banking are quickly replacing the original purpose of your bank’s branch offices – to manage deposits, withdrawals and other transactions. However, there is significant evidence that maintaining a presence in your community in the form of a physical branch is still very important.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting: Software Selection Guide

    This paper addresses the challenges of planning, budgeting and forecasting in a spreadsheet environment and highlights the advantages of using a software solution designed specifically for planning, budgeting and forecasting. The business challenges and drivers are discussed, including organizational and technological best practices to follow. A Planning Software Selection Matrix...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Gartner Report: Integration Platform as a Service: Moving Integration to the Cloud

    The explosive growth of cloud computing has fueled the need to integrate Cloud applications with each other and with applications that continue to reside on premise. Traditional integration approaches are evolving into more functionally complete offerings called integration platform as a service (iPaaS) solutions. Learn more about this technology and...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2007

    About The Infrastructure Deployment Template For Project

    The objective of this template is to identify and correlate the activities required for the full project life cycle of an infrastructure deployment process. The template is designed to focus on the required steps and processes to successfully initiate, design, and deploy a new infrastructure. This article describes a Project...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Downloads // Jul 2005

    Self-assessment quiz: Are you a strong project manager?

    Answer these 10 questions to see which, if any, of your project management skills need shoring up. Do you abandon your work plan somewhere during the project life cycle--or never even create one in the first place? How about skimping a little on quality so you can deliver on...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Aug 2005

    Keep track of your problems with this project issues log

    Dealing with the inevitable project problems is easier when you have a record of what the issues are and how they're being resolved. This updated template will simplify the task. Most IT projects are destined to hit a few snags along the way, making it essential to document the...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Tools & Templates // Apr 2006

    Use this simple letter of agreement for your quick consulting jobs

    Your smaller projects may not require a full-blown contract, but you should still get the arrangement in writing. A letter of agreement like this one will enable you to spell out the details you and the client have worked out. When you prepare to engage in a long-term or...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Dec 2001

    Download our IT business assessment checklist

    Use our IT business assessment checklist to uncover the whole truth about your clients' systems before you begin your work.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // May 2002

    Download: Sample post-project documentation

    Having clients sign a detailed statement of work performed can protect you both legally and financially. Download these sample forms to help you map out documentation that works for your firm.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    Office relocation checklist

    Whether you're helping a client tackle a move or relocating to a new building, you'll need to implement a system to help you get organized and avoid potential disasters. This checklist, based on suggestions submitted by TechRepublic members, covers questions, issues, and advice relating to office relocations.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Tools & Templates // May 2002

    A CIO resume template

    If you're dusting off that resume to revamp for a new career goal or just to get it up to date, this new CIO resume template will help guide you on what should be included and how best to present your expertise and skills to potential employers.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2006

    Build your own consulting contract using this sample form

    Both independent consultants and their clients benefit when they're working with a solid contract. Download this sample contract from TechRepublic member and IT consultant Randy Barger as a guide for preparing your next consulting agreement. E-mail makes it easy to assume a fairly informal relationship with your clients. But...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jun 2001

    Download our project definition template for small and medium-size projects

    The first part of planning a project is to define the work. Download this project template to create a definition document to guide you through a project. This template focuses on the basic information you need for a small or medium-size project.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Tools & Templates // Jul 2005

    Keep stakeholders in the loop with this project status report template

    Download this template to effectively communicate project status to stakeholders and keep everyone on the same page. This updated template, created by project management expert Tom Mochal, will enable you to keep stakeholders apprised of the current status of a project and will help ensure that there are no...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2010

    Accomplishments Tracker Template

    Having a structured way to keep track of your noteworthy accomplishments will help you highlight your contributions when review time rolls around. Use this handy template to detail the best (and worst) of your performance throughout the year.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Requirements Management Case Study At Medha Servo Drives For High Reliability Systems

    Medha Servo Drives Pvt. Ltd., founded in 1984, is focused on rail transportation. Since inception, Medha has used Research and Development as a tool for success and today they are proud to be known for their product range, domain knowledge, design expertise, quality and manufacturing capabilities. Medha have designed and...

    Provided By Kovair

  • White Papers // Jul 2006

    A Best-Practices Approach to Software Asset Management

    According to Gartner, 30 percent of large enterprises will experience at least one on-site software audit per year through 2008. What this means is, if you're not already vigilantly tracking what software is in use in your company and where, you need to. This white paper from ManageSoft discusses...

    Provided By ManageSoft

  • Research // Nov 2012

    Windows 8 Business Intentions: Deployment Plans, Driving Factors, Roadblocks, and Strategies

    The Windows 8 Business Intentions: Deployment Plans, Driving Factors, Roadblocks, and Strategies report reveals key insights into who's moving to Windows 8, who's skipping it, and why. In this original research report from TechRepublic Pro and ZDNet, industry analysts break down the Windows 8 deployment plans of over 1,200 organizations...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Jun 2006

    Forrester Best Practices: How IT Must Shape and Manage Demand

    Download the Forrester Research white paper, "How IT Must Shape and Manage Demand," to read about best practices in IT demand management, a critical IT governance process that: Aligns IT resources to optimize business value Influences and modifies end user behavior by providing meaningful information Enables a more complete...

    Provided By frontrange

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Managing performance in dynamic environments

    Around the world, IT organizations are on the same journey to virtualized, cloud, and software-defined data centers. These next-generation data centers virtualize IT resources to enable the pooling and sharing of infrastructure components, to increase IT agility, and to improve the economics of data center operations. This forward-looking approach to...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Why the Growth is moving from In-House to Managed Services

    Small and medium businesses are moving away from managing their network security in-house in favor of outsourcing it to managed security services providers. In fact, Aberdeen's 1Q2013 study of nearly 200 organizations found that more than half of all respondents have outsourced at least one of their IT Security solutions,...

    Provided By Dell

  • 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

  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    On-demand Webcast - The Next Generation Rules of Sales Effectiveness

    The frenzied and competitive pace of business today requires sales teams to engage their buyers with market insight, speed, and clear ideas on how to solve business problems. Buyers are turning more to online information, including business and social networks and communities, to inform themselves. As a result, they are...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Meeting the Challenges of Business Intelligence

    BI is often seen as a complicated, jargonfilled arena that requires lots of IT expertise and resources. There is also a tension between delivering fast results economically and doing the right thing for long-term growth and flexibility. This paper provides smaller organizations with a framework to evaluate and select the...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Virtualization: Myths vs. Facts

    Examine fifteen common myths surrounding virtualization, including many that prevent IT administrators (or their bosses) from getting the maximum value from virtualization. This paper is designed to be vendor-neutral; in other words, the basic concepts and advantages are the same whether you choose to use Citrix XenServer, VMware vSphere, Microsoft...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    What a Project Manager Needs to Know About Business Process Analysis

    Business Process Analysis (BPA) is an important discipline for project managers. They should employ it to improve their own project management processes whether they are general project management processes, repeatable life cycle processes, or processes developed for a specific project. PMs also must understand BPA because BPA is used to...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Enterprise Analysis: An Introduction To Evaluating Your Organization

    As a business or enterprise develops, it evolves to meet the needs and objectives of its founders. As time goes by, it can grow so large that it becomes overburdened by too many products, too many divisions, too many management levels, or a multitude of other problems. Enterprise analysis is...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // May 2010

    The Business Case: Information for Project Portfolio Decision Makers

    Just as individuals use financial reports and analyses to consider various investment options, the enterprise uses an analysis called the Business Case to evaluate various project proposals for inclusion in the project portfolio. This white paper discusses the typical contents of a business case and how that information is used...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • Tools & Templates // Sep 2007

    Database Analyst Job Description

    The Database Analyst job description template includes the following job summary: Assists in planning, designing, and implementing the Common Database. Such activities involve interaction with development and end-user personnel to determine application data access requirements, transaction rates, volume analysis, and other pertinent data required to develop and maintain integrated databases....

    Provided By Business & Legal Reports

  • Tools & Templates // Sep 2007

    Controller - Non-Profit Organization Job Description

    The Controller - Non-Profit Organization job description template includes the following job summary: To provide the board of directors and the organization management team with relevant financial data necessary for budgetary and financial decisions. To oversee the efficient and timely performance of the accounting department. Additional information available includes essential...

    Provided By Business & Legal Reports

  • Tools & Templates // Nov 2007

    Intranet Policy

    The Intranet policy states that all information on the intranet is the company's property; all employees who use the intranet are required to follow this policy, all other relevant company policies (e.g., harassment, nonsolicitation, and respect for dignity), and all applicable laws (e.g., copyright, discrimination). Employees assume all responsibility for...

    Provided By Business & Legal Reports

  • White Papers // Nov 2006

    Supply Chain Management In The Petroleum Industry

    Supply chain management in the petroleum industry contains various challenges, specifically in the logistics area, that are not present in most other industries. These logistical challenges are a major influence on the cost of oil and its derivatives. However, opportunities for cost savings in logistics still do exist. Giant oil...

    Provided By University of Houston

  • White Papers // Jun 2005

    Offshore Project Management - Risks and Best Practices

    Outsourcing and offshoring have been the biggest trends of the last decade in IT. As more and more companies take advantage of the overwhelming benefits of reduced costs and increased flexibility, the trend toward offshore work is likely to continue. Companies have been evolving and refining their Project Management processes...

    Provided By Zinnov

  • Research // Dec 2004

    Best Practices for Service-Level Management

    Aligning IT with business objectives and showing the value of IT to the business is often seen as the Holy Grail by many CIOs. Among the potential ways of demonstrating IT value, reporting and constantly improving the quality of IT services is an effective first step. But service-level management (SLM)...

    Provided By Forrester Research

  • Research // Apr 2007

    A New CIO's 100-Day Plan

    When new CIOs start, they have to immediately create momentum and build credibility. High expectations are held by the business community, senior executives, and the IT organization itself ? and starting off on the right foot is critical to managing those initial expectations. To manage this initial roller coaster ride,...

    Provided By Forrester Research

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Project Management: Communication is the Key to Management and Leadership

    Project managers lead groups of people or teams, share a vision with them, control and direct project activities, and communicate with their teams and with other stakeholders, ensuring the exchange of information for the purpose of achieving agreed-upon goals. The key to being an effective and successful project manager is...

    Provided By Global Knowledge