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How Agile Project Management Works

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by: Trevir Nath Project management techniques have evolved from their naval roots in the 1950s to playing an integral part of various organizations. Throughout its evolution, project management, which refers to the planning, organization and controlling of necessary human and financial resources to achieve specific goals, has typically been associated with engineering and software development.…

The Spitfire Group Introduces New Project Management Services

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Spitfire is introducing a new suite of project management consulting offerings including coaching, agile training, onsite technical project management and one-day training workshops. View more at http://www.spitfiregroup.com/Services/project-management. “We are finding more and more of our clients are requesting, and needing, more in-depth coaching and training on project management best practices,” said Mark Richtermeyer, chief executive…

Oracle customizes project management for lines of business

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by: Joab Jackson One size no longer fits all for enterprise software, Oracle has found. The company has customized its project management software to meet specific requirements of clients in government, financial services and the construction business. Oracle has released three new packages for its cloud-based Primavera set of enterprise project portfolio management (PPM) services. PPM…

How to Create High-Performing Project Management Teams

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by: Sharon Florentine What do high-performing IT teams have in common? Why do some teams consistently deliver innovative products on schedule and with high levels of customer satisfaction, while others seem to consistently fall short? “Today’s IT market demands products that aren’t just functional, but universally accessible, beautifully designed and intuitive and user-friendly,” says JAMA…

How to Align Projects Management With Your Business Strategy

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by: Moira Alexander Project management office (PMO) professionals hold significant knowledge that can help ensure alignment for businesses focused on achieving their vision. In order for businesses of today to reach full operational effectiveness, C-suites will need to unlock the potential of their PMO resources. Historically, many PMOs were set up to manage and meet program-…

Collaboration within infrastructure projects from funding to final result

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Infrastructure projects are amongst the most challenging to complete. These physical or organisational structures are needed for the complete operation of societies or the facilities necessary for efficient economy function. Infrastructure facilitates the productions of goods and services, but also facilitates protection or mobility of societies. Be it bridges or broadband, electricity or energy, public…

Can Project Management Keep Pace With Agile Development?

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Agile development poses special project management challenges; here’s how to stay ahead of the game. It’s official: financial organizations like Capital One are sold on the benefits of agile software development. In fact, 85% of Capital One’s software is now delivered through agile development, to the tune of approximately 400 product releases a month, with…

Project Management Software Provides Transparency for Surecom

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IRVINE, CA–(Marketwired) – Surecom Network Solutions (NS) (http://www.surecom.ie ), leading provider of engineering solutions and services in the telecommunication industry, has implemented Project Insight’s project management software (www.projectinsight.net) to provide transparency, control workflow, financing and customized reports for their projects. Surecom lacked a project management solution that coordinated all business processes. They were facing several…

Oracle Introduces Oracle Project Procurement for Better Alignment of Project Management and Procurement

REDWOOD SHORES, CA–(Marketwired) –  Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) News Summary In order for project-centric businesses with high procurement spend or significant reliance on subcontracts to successfully deliver the expected value to their customers without wasting limited resources, they must ensure that project and procurement teams are closely aligned. To address this challenge, Oracle today announced Oracle…

Project Management Institute signs MoU with Symbiosis university

Project Management Institute, the largest membership association for project management profession, has signed an MoU with Symbiosis International University through its Pune Deccan Chapter, to promote skill development among students and allow them an opportunity to interact with industry experts through various platforms facilitated by the institute on a regular basis. Symbiosis Centre for Information…