IT Project Management: The PMO’s Role in Agile Organizations

CEB IT

But while the Agile approach has certainly been helpful, the conversations about introducing Agile between business partners and the broader IT team rarely include IT project management teams. Blog Information Technology Information Technology Governance IT Project Management

Easy-to-follow Guidelines to Find the Best Offshore Software Development Company

Galido

Outsourcing to can reduce overall IT project cost to almost 30-40%. Before discussing the guidelines to find the best offshore software development company, let’s discuss briefly the reasons to outsource. Understand the Project Requirement. Start with a Test Project.

Corporate IT: How to Get the Most From an IT Roadmap

CEB IT

Following three simple guidelines can improve communication across IT. The more goals, priorities, values, capabilities and competencies managers add the harder it becomes for teams to understand and plan against the parts that really matter.

Looking for talented editors/ writers / project managers / social media on cool tech, media, and future topics

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We have just posted an ad on Elance , looking for editors/ writers/ project managers for some of our existing and forthcoming online publications. Talented editors/ writers / project managers / social media for cool tech and future topics. We are looking for highly talented editors/ project managers who can drive quality content and traffic on these sites. Following our project and content guidelines.

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Data Center Jobs: CBRE » Data Center Knowledge

Data Center Knowledge

At the Data Center Jobs Board , we have two new job listings from CBRE, which is seeking a Project Manager – Data Center and an Associate Project Manager – Data Center in Mountain View, California. coordinate Design Team to Clients pre-determined Design Guidelines and standards, and assist with City and/or other Authority approvals process, permitting, etc. Managed Hosting. Data Center Infrastructure Management. Managed Hosting.

Innovation Strategy as an Effective Constraint

Future of CIO

The main challenge organizations face when attempting to innovate is a consistent process through which they can develop an idea, share and manage ideas throughout the enterprise across silos and geographies. Innovation Project Management

How to Measure Software Quality?

Future of CIO

As quality, especially software quality is contextual and relative, but still, there can be set of guidelines which can help the team to follow the best practices to measure software quality accordingly. CIO Debate IT Performance Management KPIs Project Management Quality

The CIO as "Chief Insight Officer": The PMO – Bureaucracy or Value add?

Future of CIO

The PMO –Project/Program Management Office can act as a group that guides the higher-level management effort. The key requirements for PMO are to have an understanding of the objectives, goals, end plan of the project.

Be pragmatic, not dogmatic

Eric D. Brown

I’ve been in meetings listening to product managers describe their product roadmap that contains 99% ‘me too’ features to keep up with their competitors. Another aspect of pragmatic vs dogmatic that I see often is that of project management.

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Key Differences Every IT Professional Must Know: ITIL 2011 vs. ITILv3

Galido

Since the 1990’s inception, ITIL® is the global standard for IT Service Management. So, here is an important update which is there in ITIL 2011: New Processes: Service management for the IT services. Business Relationship Management (BRM). Service Catalog Management.

Turnaround CIO

A CIO's Voice

Understand what guidelines are already in place, adapt and communicate your standards and manage to that expectation. Utilize strong project management principles. Filed under: CIO , Leadership , Management Tagged: CIO , Leadership , turnaround cio. CIO Leadership Management turnaround cio “IT is broken, and it needs fixing…”. So you want to be a turnaround CIO?

Answering the most burning questions related to the ITIL certification

Galido

It includes the best practices industry practices in IT service management. Being a framework, it takes care of active operations and continual improvement, leading to the successful delivery of projects.

Five Key Agile Practices to Support Architects

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 crisis management. (3). it management. (34).

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Transforming to a Big Data Organization

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 crisis management. (3). it management. (34).

The Problems with Siloed Databases Part 2

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 If they are performing a one time data analysis, then maybe this isnt a concern but for databases that will be used and updated over time, they should be managed by database developers and dbas that are trained to support enhancements and changes.

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Executive Presentations: Presenting Status vs. Strategy

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 Earlier this year, I posted, CIO Advice: Listen, Answer The Question, Provide Insights to provide CIOs (and really all executives and managers) some basic advice on how to respond to questions from senior executives. crisis management. (3).

My Advice to Engineering Undergraduate Students - Social, Agile.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 Both projects were successful and I was a coauthor in publishing the results. crisis management. (3). it management. (34). product management. (26). project management. (50). Social, Agile, and Transformation.

8 Guiding Principles for Pilot Programs: A Key for Enterprise 2.0

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While you can never expect all pilots to be successful, maximize chances of success by selecting the most promising projects and the best team, and make it easy for them to identify value. In my Implementing Enterprise 2.0 report I put Iterate and Refine at the center of the Enterprise 2.0

Four Phases of Maturing Enterprise Agile Development

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 Let me first describe them: Pilot project(s) - Agile is best started by selecting an appropriate project, getting a few things in order prior to project start, and then diving in. crisis management. (3). it management. (34).

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How to Define IT Agility?

Future of CIO

Having technology which empowers business users to make changes to processes (within a control framework) without the need for expensive projects is an important aspect, but to be "agile", organizations need to focus on their business processes, and not operate in traditional silo structures.

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Is Digital Management More Art or Science

Future of CIO

Management has become an art out of necessity to address the current business relationship between the employee and organization. Management is about coordination of the activities of a business in order to achieve defined objectives. Is management more art or science nowadays?

What is Greatest Risk in Risk Management

Future of CIO

Doing things better, faster and smarter, risk management is like the brake pad, not just for stopping the car, but for making car running faster with safety control. What are the Great Risks in Risk Management? What are the risk management blind spots?

The CIO’s Journey: Transactional IT vs. Transformational IT

Future of CIO

And it is in this context that organizations build business verticals within to manage the complexity. Inadequate portfolio management? A Transformation needs strategic guideline & policy. Change Management CIO Debate CIO Leadership Connecting Dots