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 // Sep 2014

    SDN: A Pragmatic Approach to Increasing Network Agility from HP Network Services

    The promise of software-defined networking (SDN) goes well beyond increased automation. Its true value is its ability to free IT to focus on the quality-of-business experience—rather than on network operations—in order to enable more innovation. This is the network of the future, and if you start preparing for it today,...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Video: HP 5400R Switch Series

    Watch this three minute video about the key features and benefits of the HP 5400R zl2 Switch Series. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest. Before deciding please review HP’s privacy statement.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Blog: Infonetics Research on How HP is Best Positioned to Take on Cisco

    Infonetics Research’s report titled “Data Center and Campus Ethernet Switch Vendor Leadership: North American Enterprise Survey” provides insight on IT decision makers opinions about switch vendors, factors considered during product evaluation, and deployment plans. The results of the survey showed HP making a strong showing in enterprises that are evaluating...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    SDN Insight: Get the Facts About SDN

    Debunk six myths standing in the way of network innovation. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest. Before deciding please review HP’s privacy statement.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Gartner’s Best Practices for Implementing Automation - Japanese

    Follow a systematic approach. Opportunistic implementations may backfire, leading to incompatibilities and added expense and risk. Read Gartner’s advice for maximizing the benefits of data center automation.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Process Powered Change Management - Japanese

    Deliver change with accuracy and speed. This new infographic shows how companies have achieved 50% improvement in speed and accuracy with server change management. Get more facts and insights by downloading the infographic now.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Customer Service: Exploit the Value of Content to Drive Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction

    Great service is delivered one customer at a time and improving interactions across all channels means truly understanding customer wants and needs. Massive amounts of unstructured data exist in your organization and can deliver customer insight that is specific, relevant and actionable. Learn how to harness that data to provide...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Get Control of Change

    In this strategy brief, get advice for maintaining control of the software development lifecycle with effective change and configuration management strategies. Learn why a "loose coupling" approach may be the best strategy.

    Sponsored By Micro Focus

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Raise Quality Together for Better Software Delivery

    Complexity in software delivery cycles, due to a fast pace of change and new delivery models, presents many challenges -- especially for software testing teams. In this white paper, get advice for requirements validation and testing, and how to adapt to Agile development requirements with automated testing.

    Sponsored By Micro Focus

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Load Testing: The Key to Keeping Business Applications Running

    In this white paper, get an in-depth look at the importance of load testing for dealing with the challenges of peak application loads, learn when it's best to test during the development cycle, and how to achieve optimal performance with load testing.

    Sponsored By Micro Focus

  • Webcasts // Sep 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Mastering the Virtual Sales Pitch

    Making an online presentation has its unique challenges — but there are also countless opportunities for today’s savvy sales professional. Join Tim Wackel as he shares ideas on how to grow your sales (without growing your frequent flyer account). Attend this on-demand webinar to learn how to: Plan and...

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • Research // Aug 2014

    Process Powered Change Management

    Deliver change with accuracy and speed. This new infographic shows how companies have achieved 50% improvement in speed and accuracy with server change management. Get more facts and insights by downloading the infographic now.

    Sponsored By HP

  • Videos // Aug 2014

    Experience the Power of IT Process Automation

    Bridge the physical/virtual gap. See how HP Operations Orchestration enables you to orchestrate physical, virtual, and cloud-based infrastructure and IT processes.

    Sponsored By HP

  • Research // Aug 2014

    Gartner’s Best Practices for Implementing Automation

    Follow a systematic approach. Opportunistic implementations may backfire, leading to incompatibilities and added expense and risk. Read Gartner’s advice for maximizing the benefits of data center automation.

    Sponsored By HP

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Secrets of Effective Server Change Management

    Take control of change. Only 23% of IT organizations have an acceptable change-related incident rate. Download HP’s new eBook and learn how to dramatically decrease the number of incidents caused by poor server change management.

    Sponsored By HP

  • Research // Aug 2014

    Overcoming 5 Roadblocks in your Ticketless IT Journey

    Get beyond the obstacles that limit your help desk efficiency and start your journey to ticketless IT.. Take your first step by viewing this eye-opening infographic.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    2014 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management

    IBM Security QRadar received an "Excellent" product viability rating again by Gartner in its Critical Capabilities for SIEM report. The report assesses 13 SIEM technologies by evaluating the capabilities that are critical for the support of threat management, compliance, and general SIEM deployment use cases. Gartner notes that SIEM...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Intelligence & Event Management

    IBM Security QRadar has been positioned again in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM. In addition to providing a technology that is a good match to current customer requirements, Leaders also show evidence of superior vision and execution for anticipated requirements. Gartner reveals that customers'...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Buyer's Guide: Identity and Access Management

    This buyer's guide provides assistance in evaluating identity and access management solutions. It describes common identity and access management challenges and the capabilities required to address them, and it includes checklists for assessing vendors and their products.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Downloads // Aug 2014

    Help Desk & IT Asset Management Software – Extremely Affordable & Easy-to-Use

    SolarWinds® Web Help Desk® (WHD) is a web-based help desk software that simplifies, centralizes and automates help desk management tasks including ticketing management, IT asset management, IT change management, knowledge management, incident & problem management, SLA management, & more. SolarWinds WHD provides email-to-ticket automation, dynamically assigns, routes and escalates trouble...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM

    IBM Security QRadar has been positioned again in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM. In addition to providing a technology that is a good match to current customer requirements, Leaders also show evidence of superior vision and execution for anticipated requirements. Gartner reveals that customers' greatest...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    2014 Gartner Critical Capabilities for SIEM

    IBM Security QRadar received an "Excellent" product viability rating again by Gartner in its Critical Capabilities for SIEM report. The report assesses 13 SIEM technologies by evaluating the capabilities that are critical for the support of threat management, compliance, and general SIEM deployment use cases. Gartner notes that SIEM...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Aug 2014

    Top 10 Ways Businesses Rely on Box

    Box is a cloud platform that helps you securely store, share and manage all your company's files. Whether you need to secure confidential business information, develop a custom mobile application or are trying to simplify paper-based office processes, here are the top 10 ways enterprises rely on Box.

    Sponsored By Box

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    InfoTech Cloud File Sharing Market Report

    Organizations are increasingly turning to cloud file sharing solutions to meet end-user's needs for a lightweight and effective collaboration tool. In this report, Info-Tech highlights their evaluation of eight leading vendors in this market, including Google, Dropbox, Microsoft, Box and others. See how each scored and find out who emerged...

    Sponsored By Box

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    See The Next Evolution Of Virtualization In Action

    Thinking about virtualizing your data centre to achieve new cost savings and agility benefits? Then take a closer look at the amazing management and performance advantages that only vSphere with Operations Management delivers. Read more...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Casting A Light On Shadow IT

    You may not be familiar with the term,but chances are Shadow IT is happening right now at your company. No longer content waiting for their companies’ IT help, today’s employees are taking action into their own hands by finding and using their own technology to solve work challenges as they...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Securing the Small Business Network

    This ebook examines eight network security challenges that small businesses face today, and offers easy and effective solutions. Dell SonicWALL offers the comprehensive protection your small business needs, priced within your budget.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Foglight Solutions for Cross-Platform Database Performance Management

    Achieving consistent service levels for cross-platform database environments is next to impossible using each platform’s native tools. Foglight database monitoring software simplifies database monitoring and management, enabling you to consolidate and standardize database performance across multiple platforms. Download the white paper to learn how.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Achieving High Oracle Performance

    DBAs cannot afford to rely on reactive measures anymore. They need advanced performance management tools that will enable them to catch emerging issues before they can affect end users. Discover how advanced database management can help DBAs protect the system by preventing problems from developing at all. Download the white...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Resolving the Database Performance Blame Game

    When an application slows down, can you immediately tell which component is underperforming? If not, you need to see how Dell Foglight for Databases shows the operational and performance health of each component all on a single pane of glass. Download the white paper to see how you can end...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Select the Right Solution for Identity and Access Assurance 

    This buyer’s guide can help you select the right identity and access management solution to successfully manage and control user access within, across and between organizations. The guide outlines the most common identity and access management challenges organizations face from the perspective of CSOs, IT operations staff, line-of-business managers and...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Manage Identities & Access for Continuous Compliance & Reduced Risk

    Identity and access management governance helps determine who has authorized access to what resources, for what purpose and for how long. IAM governance from IBM provides value beyond risk control, with accountability and transparency for user entitlements throughout the user lifecycle.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Harvard Business Review: The Truth about Customer Experience

    This whitepaper emphasises why a focus on the customer’s shopping journey can lead to significant financial and organisational results.

    Sponsored By LogMeIn AU

  • Case Studies // Aug 2014

    Multi-format Archive Solution - GDF Suez Case Study

    Learn how EMC provided GDF Suez with a legally sound, multi-archive solution. The case study looks at how InfoArchive offered them integrated admissibility functions and accepted all types of flows and formats, independent of the source application.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    12 Essential Tasks of Active Directory Domain Services

    Discover the 12 major tasks of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) administration and management, and how delegation can be an excellent way for administrators to reduce the their workload and streamline management of their AD DS infrastructures. Read the white paper and learn how the implementation of proper...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    PCI Compliance and Mobile Devices

    The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council has released the Data Security Standards (DSS) version 3.0 outlining revised requirements for payment data security, effective January 1st, 2014. Merchants and Service Providers that store, process, or transmit customer payment card data must adhere to the revised outlined requirements. Additionally, the...

    Sponsored By MobileIron

  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    With the MobileIron Platform, Sally Beauty puts a new face on its sales team

    Seeking to increase the effectiveness of its field sales staff while helping them present a more professional image, Sally Beauty implemented the MobileIron enterprise mobility management (EMM) platform. Sally Beauty uses MobileIron to let retail and traveling sales staff access product collateral on iPads, recommend and deliver the most helpful...

    Sponsored By MobileIron

  • eBooks // Jul 2014

    Help Desk Best Practices

    A help desk is critical to the operations of an IT services business. As a centralized intake location for technical issues, it allows for a responsive and timely solution to get clients and their staff back to business as usual. In addition to handling immediate IT issues, a help desk...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Selecting the Correct Path to Private Cloud

    Cloud computing models offer a new approach for IT organizations to deliver business services to end users. By implementing their own internal or "private" cloud infrastructures, IT organizations can deploy a technology model that provides both flexible IT architectures and dynamic business agility.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Webcasts // Jul 2014

    A New Approach to Endpoint Data Protection

    The rising number of mobile workers makes endpoint data protection increasingly important for organizations of all types and sizes. Now more than ever, business and IT decision makers must take a holistic view that includes a wide variety of mobile devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets. But what is the...

    Sponsored By Druva Software