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 // Jun 2014

    Nondisruptive Operations and Clustered Data ONTAP

    As IT operations become more and more critical to business, no downtime can be tolerated. Downtime causes lost business, poor customer satisfaction, and competitive weakness. Today’s “always-on” data centers are all about how the underlying infrastructure provides continuous data availability to the applications despite changing business needs. Read more.

    Sponsored By NetApp.

  • Webcasts // Jun 2014

    Live Webcast: 5 Soft Skills for Customer Support

    Join us for this LIVE event! Wednesday, July 16th 10:00 AM PDT / 1:00 PM EDT Brilliant troubleshooting isn’t nearly enough to make tech support successful. You can fix every bug, solve every problem and still have unhappy clients. More than just the technology, you need to support the...

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Wi-Fi Access For Mobile Devices In High-Security Environments

    The Aruba Tunneled Internet Gateway lets mobile device users wirelessly access the Internet without compromising the security of the restricted network. Unsecure Internet traffic is logically and cryptographically separated from restricted network traffic across the entire network.

    Sponsored By Aruba Networks

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Virtualization: The Secret to a Better-Performing Business

    Even as small businesses jump into the virtualization game there are some organizations that hesitate because they feel their IT staff is too small and the upfront cost is too great. Interestingly, these perceived issues are, in reality, the values you get from virtualization as it cuts costs and...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • Downloads // May 2014

    Find, analyze & resolve your toughest performance issues on SQL Server - FAST

    Slow SQL Server performance? Don't let yourself get tangled up in volumes of server health metrics. Get to the root cause of performance problems in just four clicks. Only SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer correlates SQL response time with server health metrics - in a single view - to quickly pinpoint...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Managing applications in the age of BYOA: Reclaiming IT's strategic role

    This research report delivers the information you need to manage apps and reclaim your strategic role in the enterprise. You’ll learn: How the risks of the BYOA trend are accelerating Why IT departments are being sidelined Strategies for protecting your most important data How to...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn

  • 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 // Jun 2014

    Thomas Duryea expands service offering to enter new markets with help from CA Nimsoft Monitor

    Business: Thomas Duryea Consulting is a trusted, privately owned supplier to companies across the Asia Pacific region. They design, plan, implement and manage innovative, world-class IT infrastructure solutions. Challenge:In the process of migrating a traditional product and services model to a cloud plus services model, Thomas...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The CA Clarity™ PPM On Demand Demo

    Watch this demo to learn more about the benefits of a cloud-based Project and Portfolio Management solution that allow you to focus on your IT portfolio, rather than your PPM deployment. Learn how CA Clarity™ PPM On Demand’s powerful project, resource, financial and portfolio management functionality can help you...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® Advisor XE 2013

    This breakthrough threading prototyping tool simplifies data-driven threading design for C, C++, C#, and Fortran application architects. Quickly prototype multiple threading designs and compare the projected performance scaling and synchronization issues. Evaluate design alternatives before investing in implementation and without disrupting product development and release cycles. Select the design with...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    How to Fill the Threat Management Gateway Void

    The recent discontinuation of Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) requires enterprises to find a new solution to secure corporate access to the web. In choosing a new solution, it’s important for decision-makers to ensure that the solution they select includes the features and functionality necessary to ensure safe and...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IBM CISO Interview - Japanese

    What role should play the chief information security officer in the organisation? IBM Interview.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Case Study :Drivewyze eliminates costly IT infrastructure

    In this recently published case study, you can read about the challenges Drivewyze was facing and why they chose an IBM solution. You’ll also learn how Drivewyze eliminated the need for additional resources to manage its infrastructure, reined in IT costs with a fully managed model and increased customer satisfaction...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    CRM on Cloud to increase sales Productivity - Japanese

    Tis is a Web seminar to introduce clearly the CRM tool that leads to successful business reform.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Pervasive Technology Trends: Implications 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...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Securing Big Data HADOOP Performance with Vormetric Transparent Encryption

    This White Paper shows the performance of several benchmark tests of Vormetric Transparent Encryption running on a Cloudera HADOOP system using several different workloads. The overhead is minimal and within acceptable norms of performance vs. security tradeoffs.

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • 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 // Jun 2014

    IBM Server Managed Services Benefit Assessment Tool

    Use IBM's assessment tool to learn how you can increase server efficiency and availability while lowering costs. The IBM Server Managed Services Benefit Assessment helps you identify how an IBM Managed Services solution can: Lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of Server Management Improve Server Resource...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Playing to win in real time

    To stay ahead of the competition in a global marketplace, firms are increasingly speeding up operations, in many cases adopting real-time systems and tools to allow for instant decision-making and faster business cycles. According to a new report from Oxford Economics and SAP, Real-time business: Changing the game in the...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Mobile Is The New Face Of Engagement

    Mobile is not simply another device for IT to support with a shrunken Website or a screen-scraped SAP application. Rather, mobile manifests a broader shift to new engagement systems. CIOs must plan now for them and empower customers, partners, and employees with context-aware apps and smart products.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Bring Your Own Device Policy Guidebook

    Since 2008, Aberdeen research has been tracking a radical transformation taking place in the enterprise: more and more organizations are permitting, even encouraging employees to bring their own mobile devices into the workplace to be used for work purposes. While at first appearing to radically lower the cost of enterprise...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Tips for choosing a cloud services provider

    IT leaders know that their businesses—and their jobs—depend on thoughtful planning. Once the decision has been made to pursue or build upon a cloud service model, what criteria should be considered before partnering with an external vendor? Watch this video for key criteria you can use to approach cloud decisions...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    DevOps: Why IT Operations Managers Should Care About the Cloud

    Savvy enterprises are discovering that the cloud holds the power to transform IT processes and support business objectives. IT departments can use the cloud to redefine the continuum of development and operations—a process that is becoming known as DevOps. Download the Executive Brief DevOps: Why IT Operations Managers Should Care...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Grow Your Business with Confidence Using SAP Business One

    In this whitepaper Grow Your Business with Confidence Using SAP Business One evaluates the benefits of having a single solution to run the entire business and provides strategic insights that leads to solid decision making. Read this whitepaper and learn how other growing businesses have benefited from using SAP Business...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    All the Benefits of SAP Business One OnDemand

    Discover how SAP Business One delivered huge benefits for both operations and customer service in many organisations. Download this whitepaper and learn on how SAP helped organisations increase business insights while reducing the total cost of ownership.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The Need for Third Party Security, Compliance and Other Capabilities in Microsoft Office 365

    Microsoft Office 365 is a generalist product by its very nature, as are all cloud-based communication and collaboration tools offered to a mass audience. In short, Microsoft Office 365 cannot satisfy every requirement for every user at every organization. Consequently, Osterman Research believes that most mid-sized and large organizations...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • 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 2013

    Evolving Your IT Services Offering in a Modern Mobile World

    To stay competitive, IT solution providers must evolve their IT services offering and embrace the modern needs of mobility through service-oriented and mobile safeguard technology. Get enabled to answer the IT service calls of clients wanting to get connected to their data, stay connected to their data and ensure they...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    10 Things Every Web Application Firewall Should Provide

    Securing Web applications against cybercriminals, hacktivists, and state-sponsored hackers is a never-ending effort. Hackers evade traditional network security defenses to take down websites and to steal data. Malicious users probe websites around-the-clock looking for vulnerabilities. Automation tools such as off-the-shelf attack toolkits and botnets make it...

    Sponsored By Imperva

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Web Attack Survival Guide

    With an increasing amount of business being conducted online, the internet has quickly become the frontline in an ongoing battle between companies and an unseen enemy. Industrial espionage, sabotage and cyber terrorism are becoming more frequent, resulting in lost revenue, stolen data, service interruptions and damaged reputations. This white paper...

    Sponsored By Imperva

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    What Next Generation Firewalls Miss: 6 Requirements to Protect Web Applications

    Web application attacks threaten nearly every organization with an online presence. While some security vendors contend that their next generation firewalls can stop Web attacks, these products lack essential Web security features, leaving customers exposed to attack. This white paper lays out the six key requirements needed to protect Web...

    Sponsored By Imperva

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    Best Practices for Choosing the Right Accounting Software

    Is your accounting software holding you back? Maybe it's time to trade in your aging infrastructure and embrace a new generation of cloud-based financial systems that streamline your processes, improve productivity, and generate greater insights and visibility. As you embark on a challenging evaluation cycle, download our free...

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The 2015 Buyer's Guide to Accounting and Financial Software

    In the last few years, the demands on the finance department—from real-time reporting to global consolidation—have increased significantly. At the same time, the choices for accounting and financial software have become much more complex. How do you begin to research, evaluate, and select the right software for your business? ...

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Preparing Audit Ready Financials - Best Practices to Avoid Common Pitfalls

    Independent external audits of GAAP financial statements are an inescapable reality for finance professionals. External audits are required by statute for public companies and are also becoming the norm among private companies experiencing growing demands for transparency from regulators, investors, and other stakeholders. Cloud accounting software helps finance teams...

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Orchestration ROI Infographic

    Operations orchestration is the coordination of automated tasks across teams, tools, and environments including incident management, service request fulfillment and more. This infographic reveals how most IT organizations realized ROI in less than 6 months and quantifies orchestration benefits. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    IDC: Driving Business Optimization with End-to-End Performance Testing White Paper

    The purpose of this IDC White Paper is to lay out the role that performance testing can play in the context of overall application lifecycle management (ALM), security, resource, and demand management. The document defines an application performance testing framework, discusses a performance test evolution path and explores the relationship...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Research // Jan 2014

    2013-2014 World Quality Report

    Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, and Sogeti, its local professional services division, have released the findings of the fifth World Quality Report. The report, published in conjunction with HP, reveals that application Testing and Quality Assurance (QA) now accounts for almost a...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    3 Ways to Save Software Costs Paper

    This paper discusses the potential for radically improving cost efficiency with a well thought-out Software Asset Management (SAM) strategy. It aims to improve understanding of the SAM discipline, including the challenges it poses as well as the tactical and strategic advantages it offers. Furthermore, it lays out a high-level plan...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    5 Essentials for Protecting Against Advanced Persistent Threats (APTS)

    Advanced persistent threats (APTs) have become a major concern for IT security professionals worldwide, and for good reason. Recent attacks have targeted a multitude of diverse companies. This paper clarifies the nature of APT risks and provides recommendations on how organizations can better protect themselves. Read more...

    Sponsored By Websense

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Managed Service Provider Attributes Growth to the ConnectWise Community

    Growing an IT Services business in an unstable economy is challenging, but for one MSP, the key to success was the right partnership and business support from a group of peers. See how Wisconsin-based ITConnexx leveraged the ConnectWise Community and the PSA platform to transform their business from break-fix to...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise