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Top 17 project management methodologies — and how to pick the best for success

Choosing the right project management methodology for the job is essential. Our guide to evaluating project management methodologies will ensure you pick the perfect fit for your next project.

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CIOs on the hook for governance as automation rises

With business leaders increasingly pushing for automation, CIOs must step up to help guide how and where such technologies should be deployed.

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What is data architecture? A framework for managing data

Data architecture translates business needs into data and system requirements and seeks to manage data and its flow through the enterprise.

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15 popular Kanban tools for workflow management

Kanban is a workflow management system that simplifies development processes and lifecycles by increasing efficiency, communication and collaboration for agile teams.

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Agile vs. waterfall: Project methodologies compared

Agile and waterfall each offer unique benefits and drawbacks. Here are the pros and cons of each method, and how to know which is right for your organization’s projects.

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What is workforce management? A process for ensuring employee productivity

Workforce management (WFM) began as a scheduling process but has since grown into a complex framework for maintaining human capital, budgeting and scheduling for your workforce.

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What is the Risk Management Framework (RMF)? A standardized security framework

Risk management and security are top concerns for most organizations, especially in government industries. The Risk Management Framework (RMF) integrates security into the early development stages to help speed up time to delivery...

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Defining a data privacy strategy in the digital era

Personalized customer experiences, automated business operations, and data science-driven insights all depend on the quality and volume of your data. However, while the last decade has been a rush to drill for data, it is becoming...

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14 IT certifications that will survive and thrive in the pandemic

These tech certifications not only have high value now, but employers will continue to value them as the coronavirus continues.

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ITIL certification guide: Costs, requirements, levels and paths

ITIL 4 is IT’s go-to framework for delivering IT services. From ITIL Foundation to ITIL Master, here’s everything you need to know about the latest ITIL certifications.

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Fitting ITSM into a devops world

IT service management (ITSM) has been around for a long time. While ITSM and ITIL have been updated over the years, how do they stack up against Gen Z approaches like devops?

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5 tips for technology business management success

The TBM framework can help your organization better align IT spending with business goals, while reducing unnecessary costs. Here’s how to ensure a smooth transition when implementing the framework.

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Business process mapping: A framework for visualizing internal processes

After nearly 100 years, business process mapping is still helping organizations visualize internal processes for everything from employee onboarding to IT hardware and software.

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What is value stream mapping? A lean technique for improving business processes

VSM is a lean management technique that helps businesses eliminate process redundancies and waste by finding ways to improve current lean and agile business processes.

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What is the Zachman Framework? A matrix for managing enterprise architecture

The Zachman Framework uses a 36-column matrix to help organize your company’s enterprise architecture and lend insight into your organization’s IT assets.

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What is a design sprint? A 5-day plan for improving products and services

Developed at Google, design sprints are a quick, step-by-step way to evaluate and test products and services prior to launch, while also mitigating risks.

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10 ways you’re getting workplace diversity wrong (and how to get it right)

There’s no one-size-fits-all solution for a successful diversity and inclusion strategy, but best practices can help ensure you’re establishing a diverse workplace that can innovate and thrive.

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What is human-centered design? A product framework that embraces empathy

HCD is a design framework centered around end-user desires and needs. Implementing it can help your company design and deliver high-quality products and customer experiences.

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