Storyboard: Avoid Project Management Pitfalls

Fewer than 15% of projects deliver all requirements, on-time and on-budget. Avoid four common project pitfalls to greatly increase your chances of project success.

Balance Supply and Demand with Realistic Resource Management Practices

To properly allocate project work and establish more stable project timelines, PMOs and portfolio managers need to develop a reasonable and manageable approximation of...
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Establish an Effective PMO for IT

Implementing a PMO can help to ensure that resources are being used effectively, projects are completed successfully, standardized processes are being followed, and...
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No ROI? Make the Case for a Project without Tangible Benefits

Just because project benefits are not quantifiable does not mean that the project is not worth pursuing. Create a business case that concentrates on resolving a pressing...

Travel and Related Expense Policy

The travel and related expense policy will outline the standards for appropriate business travel and what expenses are eligible for reimbursement.

Anti-Harassment Policy

The anti-harassment policy outlines the standards for preventing and dealing with harassment cases in the workplace.

The Technology Thaw of 2011

Despite continuing economic challenges, IT organizations must continue to innovate. An essential element of innovation is the utilization of new technologies. In 2011, we...

Fast Track Tool: Select and Evaluate Vendors

Enterprises are dependent on vendors to obtain IT hardware, software and services. The Vendor Management process includes the identification, selection, contracting with,...

Include MS SQL Server 2008 in Consolidation Plans for Cost Reduction

There is a significant cost reduction opportunity in consolidating smaller SQL databases while upgrading to Microsoft SQL Server 2008. Over time, smaller databases have...

Project Meeting Follow-up Template

The project team, project manager, and project sponsor must be on the same page at all times. Regular meetings and active communication are imperative, but without...
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