Project Management

News, analysis, blogs, and how-to on project management that help project managers launch their initiatives on schedule and complete them on time and on budget.

Advice & Opinion

How to Keep Projects on Track

Here are some things that IT management can do to identify problems in a timely manner. Full Story »
Advice & Opinion

Career Advice: Learn From Your Mistakes

Broward Health Senior Vice President and CIO Doris Peek answers questions on the value of education and of learning about the business.

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Trek Bicycle Rides Project Management Tool to Efficiency

Getting new products to market on time is critical, especially for a business that is seasonal. In order to improve new product development and delivery Trek Bicycle implemented a project management tool that is keeping teams better connected, collaborating and creative.

Advice & Opinion

The Gifts and Costs of Working with 'Them'

When two parties are in conflict, they don't have to agree in order to respect and learn from each other's perspective.

News

Wrike Tunes its Social Project Management Tool for Large Teams

Wrike Enterprise is designed to give managers greater visibility and control over complex projects with many participants

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Portfolio Management Isn't Just for IT Anymore

Hallmark Cards and others are applying portfolio management tools to run consumer product development and seeing competitive advantage.

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IT: Don't Let the CEO Wonder What You Do All Day

If there's no catastrophic system failure or major software deployment to work on, CEOs might wonder what IT does all day. Here's how to make sure your contributions aren't undervalued when things go smoothly.

How To

How to Run Your Small Business With Free Open Source Software

From simple bookkeeping packages to full-blown ERP systems, open source software can provide free options for small businesses that don't have the budget for big-ticket enterprise applications.

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7 Top Wishes of IT Project Managers

If IT project managers were granted three wishes by the IT genie, what would they wish for? Here are the seven desires you'd find on the list.

Advice & Opinion

When You've had it with a Stakeholder

While you oftentimes just have to live with whatever it is you don't like, some situations call for a more forceful reaction.

Advice & Opinion

Nobody Wants You to be a Technology Vending Machine

Providing a quick-win deliverable is of value only if what was asked for is what's really required.

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15 Ways to Screw Up an IT Project

Project management experts discuss sure-fire ways to delay or derail a project and--more importantly--how you can avoid these common project management pitfalls.

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Time and Distance Enemies of Agile Project Management

f you haven't read Nassim Taleb 'Anti-Fragile,' it's time to break out your e-reader. Big software projects are constitutionally doomed because they're fragile. Agile may be the way to go, but what can you do to make sure your agile project doesn't become fragile?

News

Software AG Buys Alfabet AG for IT Portfolio Management Software

The deal follows the middleware vendor's recent acquisition of LongJump

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Unraveling Bureaucracy at the VA, One IT Project at a Time

How a small, fast SWAT team is improving performance at the Department of Veterans Affairs.