Project Management

Whether it's through Agile, lean or process-based management, you must plan, organize and control resources to achieve your business goals.

  • 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

  • Tools & Templates // Nov 2002

    Disaster recovery plan template

    Putting a disaster recovery plan in place isn't cheap, though it's never as expensive as not having one when disaster strikes. But as one TechRepublic member explains, there is a cost-effective approach, and he provides a template to follow.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jul 2005

    Strategies for turning around a troubled project

    This compact set of articles will give you an overview of how to determine whether a project needs help and how to implement the most effective rescue efforts. Handling a troubled project is a multi-tiered process. First, you must validate that the project is genuinely a disaster in the...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // May 2002

    Track your team's work with this Excel spreadsheet

    This Excel spreadsheet can help your teams keep accurate records of the time they've worked for your clients. It has macros to calculate regular and overtime pay. Other macros automatically change dates while leaving hours from a previous week in place.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Tools & Templates // Aug 2002

    Sample project proposal template

    Being able to quickly explain the potential benefits of an added Web site feature can help a consultant address a client's concerns over a project's importance. This project proposal sheet will help persuade your clients to take the plunge.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // May 2002

    High impact resume for the experienced IT pro

    The resume of the experienced IT professional needs to emphasize technical accomplishments and successful projects. Here is an example you can download and use as a template for creating your own resume.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2002

    Download this project plan template

    If you've taken on a small to midsize project that doesn't warrant a full-scale plan in Microsoft Project, download this Excel spreadsheet template sent in by a TechRepublic member for quick and easy project management.

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  • 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 // Dec 2005

    Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Product Information Management

    This report is a must-read if you're an IT strategist who's currently evaluating product information management (PIM) technologies. It explains why the as-yet-immature PIM market is evolving quickly and presents Gartner's Magic Quadrant for this emerging tech sector. There are a variety of differences that separate the companies Gartner classifies...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    The Importance of an Information Strategy

    Since its inception, IT has focused on reducing costs through process automation and the implementation of applications. However, that is no longer enough to sustain competitive advantage in a rapidly changing world. Today, important business decisions depend on having up-to-date, trustworthy information. At the same time, you need to assess...

    Provided By IBM

  • Tools & Templates // Sep 2007

    Radio Program Director Job Description

    The Radio Program Director job description template includes the following job summary: To direct and coordinate daily radio station operations. Develops, schedules and supervises production, recording, and airing of all programs. Additional information available includes essential job functions, additional responsibilities, and education and experience requirements.

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  • Tools & Templates // Sep 2007

    Purchasing And Inventory Control Manager Job Description

    The Purchasing and Inventory Control Manager job summary: To manage the activities of the purchasing and inventory control departments and purchase supplies and materials at the optimal price and delivery cycle while maintaining lowest possible inventory levels. Additional information available includes essential job functions, additional responsibilities, and education and experience...

    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 // 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 // Jun 2007

    Price comparison: Zimbra vs. Exchange

    Get a detailed look at how the cost of implementing Zimbra compares to the cost of using Exchange. This worksheet looks at base OS cost, base application cost, total user cost, total upfront cost, and additional yearly cost -- as well as total cost for one through five years.See "Introducing...

    Provided By Justin James

  • 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

  • Tools & Templates // Dec 2007

    Confidentiality Agreement Between Firms

    This is a template for confidentiality agreement between firms. Confidentiality agreement is a legal contract between at least two parties that outlines confidential materials or knowledge the parties wish to share with one another for certain purposes, but wish to restrict from generalized use. In other words, it is a...

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2008

    Letter Promoting Seminar Or Workshop

    Use this template to inform the customer/public about the seminar/workshop arranged by your company. This letter would most likely accompany a brochure. If not, you must be specific as to benefits to the reader, cost, location and timing of the seminar. Encourage early registration by offering an early registration discount.

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  • Downloads // Jun 2008

    10 IT health risks -- and how to combat them

    IT might not appear to be a high-risk field, but a surprising number of ailments can plague IT pros in all job roles. Suzanne Thornberry takes a look at some of the most prevalent health concerns and what you can do to protect yourself from them.This download is also available...

    Provided By Suzanne Thornberry

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Security Architect Resume

    This sample security architect resume will give you a quick start on building an effective and optimized resume for your job application. One can feel free to customize and edit this sample security architect resume as per their requirement for job application.

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  • Tools & Templates // Aug 2009

    IDC ROI Calculator for IBM Tivoli Netcool

    This ROI calculator from IDC will help you quickly and easily understand the average annual benefit that you may be able to achieve using IBM? Tivoli? Netcool?. The tool and underlying calculations and metrics are based on IDC research of 14 IBM Tivoli Netcool implementations, which have yielded an average...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    The Issue with Virtual Data Rooms - Download White Paper

    Data Rooms have evolved over the past decades from physical data rooms to customer-hosted Virtual Data Rooms and to SaaS-based Virtual Data Rooms. Yet still, they are typically very costly, clunky and not adequately secured. The Virtual Data Room segment is ripe for innovation and disruption, as new advances in...

    Provided By Confidela

  • Tools & Templates // Mar 2009

    Sample Job Application Cover Letter For Bank Officer

    This is the best Sample Job Application Cover Letter for Bank Officer based on Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) that you, as the fresh graduate or the experienced one, can use as the reference and guidelines when you want to write an impressive Application Letter for Bank Officer Jobs.

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Technical Architect Resume

    This is a sample Technical Architect resume that covers objectives and tips to gets you the best Technical Architect Jobs. This curriculum vitae guide teaches you how to write Technical Architect resume.

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  • Tools & Templates // Feb 2009

    Cost Calculator: Building a Stress Testing System

    Financial institutions have long used stress testing models to evaluate and predict portfolio risks. But in the aftermath of recent economic and market turmoil, more companies are paying attention to stress testing and assessing risks to an enterprise. This calculator walks you through the software, hardware and labor costs involved...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Highlighting The Benefits Of Project Management Training

    Project management is one of the important processes of an organization for the simple reason that it answers a lot of your questions and adds order to the company. With this, project management training is important to ensure that you have the right skills and knowledge when it comes to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Importance Of Communication In Project Management

    If project staff do not know what their tasks are, or how to accomplish them, then the entire project will grind to a halt. If you do not know what the project staff are (not) doing then you will be unable to monitor project progress. And if you are uncertain...

    Provided By Project Smart

  • Downloads // Sep 2008

    10 simple things you can do to improve your writing

    If you're like much of today's workforce, you need to have halfway decent writing skills to succeed at your job. But even if you don't have time to work on those skills, mastering a few basic rules can make a big difference. This download is also available as an...

    Provided By Jody Gilbert

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Help Desk Manager Resume

    Use this sample resume if you are applying for the post of helpdesk manager. This document contains the best example of sample help desk manager resume, so if you are applying for the post of help desk manager then you can just replace the required field as you want.

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Preventive Maintenance Coordinator Cover Letter

    Use this template as a cover letter to apply for the post of preventive maintenance coordinator. When writing a preventive maintenance coordinator cover letter be sure the hiring manager knows you have experience planning and coordinating the schedule of preventive maintenance for equipment, machinery, tools, or buildings. All preventive maintenance...

    Provided By Job Bank USA

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Plant Engineer Cover Letter

    Use this template as a cover letter to apply for the post of plant engineer. A plant engineer cover letter can be an opportunity to catch the eye of a hiring manager for a job planning, directing, and coordinating activities concerned with design, construction, modification, and maintenance of equipment and...

    Provided By Job Bank USA

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    What Strategy To Use For You Consulting Business?

    When you are in business, your are faced with so many variables and uncertainties to deal with as compared to when you are in full time employment. When you prepare for a consulting and training business, you have to start to think about optional strategies to move ahead with your...

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  • Downloads // Feb 2010

    10 tech tasks you should be able to do in your sleep

    Nearly all the jobs you tackle will require you to handle certain fundamental tasks. Make sure these essential skills are part of your repertoire.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2010

    Vice President Of Human Resources Cover Letter

    Use this template as a cover letter to apply for the post of Vice President of Human Resources. Through this sample cover letter you can effectively express your interest in the job.

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Structural Repair Manual: Allowable Damage Analysis for Stringers for a Global Aerospace Industry

    The customer, one of the top three companies in aerospace industry, is the world's leading manufacturer of business and regional aircrafts. The customer's requirements included: Generate allowable damage reports in Web and flange simultaneously and Design fuselage stringers, considering various types of damages such as cracks on edge of elements,...

    Provided By Satyam Computer Services

  • White Papers // Jan 2008

    Best-Practice Recommendations For Change Management

    Change happens all of the time. Some embrace it while others avoid it. Unfortunately, for businesses, societies, and individuals to advance, changes need to occur. The challenge is managing the risk associated with change. When changes do not go as planned, they can cause problems ranging from simple missed deadlines...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2010

    Sample Resume - Fresher Web Designer

    This sample Fresher Web Designer resume will give you a quick start on building an effective and optimized resume for your job application. Users can feel free to customize and edit this sample Fresher Web Designer resume as per their requirement for job application.

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  • Tools & Templates // Feb 2010

    Definition template for smaller projects

    The first step in project planning is to define the work. This template will help you create a definition document to guide you through small to medium-size projects.

    Provided By Tom Mochal

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2010

    Sample Aviation Safety Inspector Resume

    This is the resume sample for applying for the post of Aviation Safety Inspector. This sample can provide you the relevant idea that you need for preparing an Aviation Safety Inspector resume.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Measure A Consultants Value

    Do you measure the performance of consulting service projects? The reality is, most organizations do not. Whether you are a consultant or managing a consulting services project, the author have identified six key value measurement areas that will quantify success and help you make adjustments to problem areas. The six...

    Provided By Executive Business Advisers