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.

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    Managed Services - Why It's Good for Business

    As technology becomes increasingly complex, more companies are outsourcing their IT management and maintenance functions. The idea of outsourcing IT has become so appealing that worldwide spending for IT outsourcing is increasing. IT service providers are responding to this growing need by introducing a new business model, managed services, which...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Top 6 Project Breakdowns (and How to Fix Them)

    Project management is either one of those things that you are really good at, and you can breeze right through without any issues, or it's something that drives you crazy. Every business owner has experienced some form of project failure, but why? Study the top reasons that projects fail to...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • 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 // Jan 2015

    Case Study: Royal Caribbean Safeguards the Guest Experience on 34 Ships with Proactive IT Management

    Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. boasts some of the largest ships in the world. Its 34 cruise ships take guests to more than 260 destinations and provide innovative onboard amenities, such as ice skating and rock climbing. The company uses a number of CA Technologies solutions to monitor and manage thousands...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • 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

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    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 // Jul 2014

    Agile Deployment for Embedded Software & Complex Systems

    Agile is a cornerstone of software delivery from IT to complex and embedded systems. This research-based paper reports on key challenges, patterns and working practices for extending Agile to cross-discipline deployment in product and systems development.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Real-time Agility: Core Principles and Practices for Embedded-Software Teams

    This paper introduces practical approaches to Agile focused on core principles and practices and shows how they improve project results for embedded systems development. Agile methods are a cohesive set of concepts, principles and practices to address the challenges of software development.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Ditch the documents and spreadsheets - Manage requirements efficiently and more accurately with IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation

    Using productivity tools for requirements management is like using a hammer to open a bottle. It gets the job done, but at what cost? IBM Rational DOORS NG offers effective requirements management capabilities by including the ability to capture relationships and manage dependencies.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Better Decision Support for Product Management

    Make the right decisions to define the right features and functions to build into your products for reaching the right market at the right time. Learn about making better product decisions with a Rational Focal Point solution for product portfolio management.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Five Ways to Create and Optimize Your Personalization Programs

    Learn five ways to create and optimize your personalization programs, and get the steps you need to continuously manage, measure and boost results out of every initiative.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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 // May 2014

    Whitepaper: HR in the Cloud

    The human resources function is undergoing a fundamental transformation. The old ways of doing business won't work in the new modern global economy. Read the whitepaper to explore the five business trends driving the rapid adoption of SaaS business solutions and discover why businesses like yours are moving to SaaS.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Real CIOs of the Cloud

    As cloud computing becomes the dominant technology of this decade, today's CIOs are the catalysts for change. This whitepaper published by Techweb features two technology leaders discussing their cloud strategy.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Whitepaper: The Forrester Wave™: Human Resource Management Systems, Q1 2012

    Forrester's 69-criteria evaluation of human resource management systems (HRMS) can help you choose the right solution to meet your business needs. Read this 15-page report for a market landscape overview, vendor strengths, and comparisons, and to learn why Workday was named a leader among select companies.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Whitepaper: 10 Critical Requirements

    Growing interest in cloud computing has prompted almost every enterprise software vendor to claim it's "in the cloud." However, in the industry's rush to fulfill demand, some vendors may skip requirements that are essential. Read this whitepaper to learn the 10 critical requirements of any successful cloud application.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Simplify HR to Drive Performance Leading HR Organizations Share Their Strategies

    Global organizations must be responsive to market realities to drive performance, whether those realities are new government regulations, healthcare reform, business model shifts, or industry upswings and downturns. Read the whitepaper to learn how Workday customers are taking steps to proactively prepare for these inevitabilities.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Taking Measure of Talent

    As business models change, the pressure to leverage the true value of your human capital and better understand your talent management grows. This Harvard Business Review Analytic Services whitepaper, sponsored by Workday, focuses on effective management of your human capital and using technology to gain insight into your workforce.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Financials - Killing Your Business

    Today’s CFOs are strapped with old systems that are inflexible and holding back their business. It’s no surprise that innovative CFOs are finding freedom with cloud-based financial management applications. See the infographic to learn how CFOs are transforming their organizations in the cloud.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Operational Intelligence Through Actionable Analytics

    In this product preview, you will learn how simple it is for managers to get the right data, analyze the information, and respond immediately to what they’ve learned. With Workday built-in actionable analytics, all users can get relevant information to help improve the overall operational intelligence throughout the organization.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Selecting the Right Remote Support Solution Tool for your company

    This provides an overview of all the questions that need to be asked when looking at your company’s remote support technology. The report will discuss how to maintain flexibility, simplicity and lower costs while ensuring that your remote support solution allows your support agents to perform advance support tasks quickly...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn Australia

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Leverage Security Intelligence for Government Agencies

    IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform combines robust log management, security information and event management (SIEM) and risk management capabilities to help government organizations detect advanced cyber threats, exceed compliance mandates and prevent malicious insider activities.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Leverage Security Intelligence for Retail

    IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform can serve as the foundation of retail organizations’ network defense capabilities, helping to guard against an expanding population of attackers seeking everything from credit card data to intellectual property to customer shopping behaviors.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Leverage Security Intelligence to Protect Sensitive Healthcare Data

    IBM solutions deliver the end-to-end systems visibility necessary to give healthcare organizations the true security intelligence they need - with the ease of use and labor-saving automation that makes security intelligence a powerful and achievable tool for protecting information.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Download a FREE Trial of the Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack from SolarWinds!

    Don’t let network performance issues cripple your organization. Monitoring and analyzing network bandwidth performance and traffic patterns will enable you to quickly detect and solve critical issues, such as bandwidth hogs or underperforming devices. With SolarWinds Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack you’ll be able to simplify detection, diagnosis, and resolution...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • 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

  • 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 // Oct 2014

    Prefabricated Power and Cooling Modules for Data Centres

    Deploying a new power and cooling module for a data centre is often a dreaded process for IT professionals. However, many organisations now look to prefabricated power and cooling modules to save them from time and frustration spent in deployment. Discover the advantages of using these new prefabricated power and...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Business Expert Tool

    Download your complimentary Business Expertise Report and see how you and other companies in your industry can benefit the most from the SAP Business Suite® powered by SAP HANA®.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Global Compliance and The Legal Obligations for Encryption of Personal Data

    Updated for 2014, this document examines the global legal obligations to encrypt personal data – included both national and industry drivers. National focuses include the EU (the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Spain), the USA, Asia (Singapore, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan) and Australia. The industry focus is most strongly...

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Containerized Power and Cooling Modules for Data Centers

    Standardized, pre-assembled and integrated data center 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 center power and cooling infrastructure. Facility modules, also referred to in the data center industry as containerized power...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Best-In-Class Steps to Successfully Manage the Buyer's Journey

    Delighting customers is no easy task for today’s organizations. The constant growth of information on numerous products and services empower customers with crucial intelligence that inuences their purchase decisions. Achieving success in keeping in-tune with customers’ rapidly changing needs requires businesses to streamline their customer data management activities to personalize...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Information Governance in a World of Big Data

    Information governance already exists in most large organizations and has different, often unconnected, focal points, for example Information Lifecycle Management (ILM), Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Warehousing. This White Paper discusses the current state of information governance, the new challenges and makes recommendations for what organizations need to do...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Exploiting Innovative Technologies in BI and Big Data Analytics

    Forrester recently conducted a survey with 330 global business intelligence (BI) decision makers and found strong correlations between overall company success and adoption of innovative BI, analytics, and Big Data tools. Is your company harnessing the latest innovations in BI technology to achieve your business goals?

    Sponsored By SAP