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.

  • Presentations // Apr 2014

    Meg Whitman Presents Unlocking IT with Big Data

    Today, the industry is at an inflection point - driven by a triple storm of Big Data, cloud, and mobility; and in this new environment, security is paramount. The New Style of IT is about how businesses and IT leverage this rapid change for enterprise growth. During this Web Event...

    Sponsored By Hewlett Packard

  • 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 // 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: 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Mobile

    Mobile devices are changing the way every-day work gets done. To ensure your workforce has the necessary insight, information, and intelligence, they must be armed with mobile apps that make work seamless. Watch the video to discover how Workday gives your workforce the freedom to be productive anytime, anywhere.

    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: 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

  • 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

  • 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 // Sep 2014

    Forrester: The Total Economic Impact of Continuous Availability

    In January 2014 EMC commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realise by deploying EMC VPLEX. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of EMC...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Meeting Workforce Demands: Why—and How—IT Should Modernize End-User Computing

    IT departments face unprecedented challenges in keeping both IT and end-users efficient and productive. This paper discusses top trends and how today’s most successful CIOs are taking a more holistic viewpoint towards the new end-user computing landscape. Here they share their best practices for maximizing agility, meeting end user demands...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • 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

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Putting Dispatch in the Driver’s Seat

    Does your help desk feel like it’s stuck in neutral? A dispatcher can help you keep track of which technician is where, what issues they’re working on, and make sure all issues are handled in a timely manner. Learn the 5 simple rules of dispatching your help desk can’t afford...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • Webcasts // Oct 2014

    Live Webcast: From Silence to Brilliance: How to Kick Off a Compelling Presentation

    Join us for this LIVE event! Tuesday, November, 11 2014 11 AM (PST) / 2 PM (EST) Grab attention from the get-go. Lights! Camera! Crickets? Don't let the deafening silence of a disengaged audience derail your presentation. Join this webinar with Stanford Graduate School of Business educator and coach...

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Best Practices in Intelligent Search in the Age of Big Data

    Learn how you can easily provide real-time access to unified content from multiple sources and deliver new insights to improve decision making and productivity. You will also learn how you can tap into your enterprise social network, with social graphing, to identify internal knowledge experts and facilitate enterprise collaboration. Learn...

    Sponsored By HP

  • 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 // 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 // Feb 2014

    Real-world Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Unix-based Systems

    Explore the most common identity and access management (IAM) challenges facing Unix-based organizations, and learn about some easily implemented practices and technologies that can help you increase security, achieve compliance and improve operational efficiency. Read the white paper to learn how to: Use an Active Directory (AD) bridge solution...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Anti-Evasion: Why It's a Critical Component of Intrusion Prevention Systems

    As the number and severity of cyber-crimes continues to grow, it’s important to understand the steps cyber-criminals take to attack your network, the types of malware they use, and the tools you need to stop them.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Controlling Laptop and Smartphone Access to Corporate Networks

    Mobile devices are conduits of greater access and information, but can serve as a vehicle for malware and other security threats. Find out how your IT department can enable secure access for mobile devices and laptops to ensure network integrity and security.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Business Insight: Enabling User Mobility with Enterprise Security Solutions

    Learn how to enable user mobility without compromising security. Savvy organizations have embraced the benefits of user mobility, including increased productivity, improved customer relationships and lower costs. See how to keep your data and resources secure.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Research // May 2014

    Lopez Research: Transforming Workflows with Video

    Every company, regardless of size, is becoming a technology company. Line of business managers and the executive team recognize that a strong technology foundation is critical for a company’s success. IT and business alignment must become more than an ideal or a vision. Likewise, IT must proactively offer new services...

    Sponsored By Polycom, Inc.

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Research: The Workplace of the Future

    The future of work is here and it’s different than the past. It’s distributed. It’s mobile. It’s real-time and multimedia. The up and coming generation of workers grew up with connectivity, mobility and video. Everywhere you look, technology and IT are at the center of changing the future of work....

    Sponsored By Polycom, Inc.

  • 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 // Nov 2014

    CommScope Report: NGBASE-T Cabling Requirements

    A recent technical report from CommScope provides an in-depth update on the latest IEEE developments for NGBASE-T and associated cabling specifications in the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), and in the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)/International Electrotechnical Committee (IEC) in support of this application.

    Sponsored By Anixter

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    CommScope Report: Category 8 Cabling Standards Update

    CommScope’s Standards Advisor provides updates on TIA specifications—under development and completed—covering the following technologies: Power over Ethernet, telecommunications physical network security, distributed antenna system (DAS) cabling, high performance structured cabling (HPSC), mode conversion, and fibre-optic test procedures. It also provides brief updates from standards activities within INCITS T11 (Fibre Channel);...

    Sponsored By Anixter

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    New : Top Communication Trends for Business Professionals

    Plantronics surveyed 1,800 enterprise employees in the US, UK, Germany, China, India and Australia. All professionals surveyed work in medium or large-size companies (100+ employees). Findings show that professionals are certainly putting all these new technologies to frequent use. In fact, 78% of those polled said their email usage had...

    Sponsored By Plantronics

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Prefabricated Power and Cooling Modules for Data Centres

    Standardised, pre-assembled and integrated data centre 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 centre power and cooling infrastructure. Facility modules, also referred to in the data centre industry as containerised power...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Evolving Role of the Controller

    The role of the financial controller is changing in ways that mirror those of the broader finance function. Organizations will need to be aware of the changing role of senior finance professionals, the increasing demand for their time and services, the skill set they must possess, and how to fill...

    Sponsored By NetSuite AU

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    How TCO Benefits Make Cloud Computing a No Brainer

    A detailed TCO evaluation shows cloud-based solutions can deliver significant savings compared to on-premises business applications. NetSuite analysed the economic benefits of the cloud model in the ERP and CRM space by comparing the TCO of NetSuite's SaaS-based ERP and CRM solution with that of on-premises solutions from vendors such...

    Sponsored By NetSuite AU

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Buyer's Guide to CRM Solutions

    Industry-Driven Insights into Trends, Value and Evaluation Criteria for any decision-maker - including sales, service, marketing and IT executives - evaluating a customer relationship management (CRM) or sales force automation (SFA) project.

    Sponsored By NetSuite AU

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Boot from SAN on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis

    Cisco Unified Computing Solution (UCS) has experienced an enormous growth trend in the last several years becoming the standard server hardware platform in many enterprises and cloud service providers alike. One of the main differentiators in Cisco's server solution is the implementation of stateless computing, which allows all the hardware...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // May 2014

    IDC Report: Selecting the Optimal 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.It makes system resources accessible to applications that...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Protect Against Advanced Evasion Techniques

    The network security paradigm is currently shifting toward a new reality as advanced hacking methods become more prevalent and harder to detect. An example of such a method is advanced evasion techniques (AETs). The risk of network security systems being compromised by AETs continues to grow as more and more...

    Sponsored By McAfee

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Protect people, processes and technology from web appliation threats

    Incidents of web application security breaches that result in data theft are growing in frequency and severity, making it critical for organizations to take immediate steps to examine the security measures they have in place, assess vulnerabilities and act to protect their businesses.

    Sponsored By IBM