Various materials on project management to help project managers launch their initiatives on schedule and to complete them on time and on budget.
Mon, March 10, 2014 - Corporate culture may matter even more to your project's success than ROI does. Here's how to work with it rather than against it.
Tue, March 04, 2014 - Covanta Energy CIO Stuart Kippelman discusses moving into Internet security and career growth.
Mon, February 24, 2014 - There are endless software tools and utilities out there to help you in managing your network. Here are some of the best free ones. They can help you with deploying, maintaining, troubleshooting, and upgrading Window Servers, your domain, and aid with other miscellaneous network tasks.
Mon, February 17, 2014 - Project management experts discuss the best ways to set, manage and adjust expectations to ensure that projects don't veer off course -- and they suggest what steps project managers should take if they do.
Mon, February 10, 2014 - Taking a page from the private sector, federal CIO Steve VanRoekel calls for a more agile, iterative approach to government IT projects.
Wed, February 05, 2014 - The rocky rollout of Healthcare.gov is a very public example of a larger issue of software product failures. Can an agile development framework allow software companies to avoid such project management headaches themselves?
Wed, February 05, 2014 - On many an old map, unknown territories were marked, 'Here be dragons!' Sure, it's actionable, but it's not very informative. Centuries later, do we have the same problem with software project management? Here's how to slay the dragons that threaten to set your cloud projects aflame.
Thu, January 30, 2014 - Alan Shepard famously said, 'It's a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one's safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract.' Don't let the purchasing department determine the success of your software project.
Thu, January 23, 2014 - Imagine you're working on a major project such as Healthcare.gov. Suddenly, you realize there's no way the software will be done on time -- or even work. What do you do? Hear how veteran testers, project managers and developers tactfully handle such situations.
Mon, January 13, 2014 - If the accountable care organization is to avoid the fate of the health maintenance organization, then ACOs need to take advantage of the data that HMOs lacked in the 1990s -- and realize that holding, viewing and using data are different concepts that each come with different issues.
Mon, January 13, 2014 - Over the holidays, CIO.com columnist David Taber spent way too much time discovering eternal truths while playing online poker. Take a look at what he learned along the way about agile project management.
Fri, January 03, 2014 - IT leaders should take the phrase 'out with the old and in with the new' to heart as they consider their plans for the New Year. Old software, old vendors and old habits that get in the way of your company's progress should all be shown the door.
Wed, December 04, 2013 - A recent study reports that 50 percent of companies had an IT project fail in the last 12 months. Business leaders who blame IT are missing the real project management issues.
Wed, November 27, 2013 - The vendor chosen in a no-bid process to build Healthcare.gov was fired from a similar project after missing deadlines and suffering security lapses for three years. Such obvious mistakes are unfortunately all too common in the private and public sector. Here are four simple ways to make sure you choose the right vendor for your IT project.