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Top 11 agile tools for project management

Keep your projects humming with these tools geared for teams committed to agile practices and workflows.

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ServiceNow ‘Rome’ emphasizes employee experience

CIOs weigh in on ServiceNow’s latest Now platform update, which aims to make enterprise processes easier for employees to navigate, whether in the office, hybrid, or remote.

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D&I: A key factor in increasing project ROI

Finding ways to generate a higher return on investment for projects is a key issue, especially coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Increasing diversity in project teams may be an answer.

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Top 18 enterprise architecture tools for 2021

These popular and emerging EA tools offer businesses everything they need to support enterprise architecture and digital transformation.

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CVS Health puts customers at the center in product management shift

CIO Roshan Navagamuwa explains how a software engineering culture and four-layer architecture are helping $268B CVS Health become the world’s leading health solutions company.

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SAFe certification: Launch your Scaled Agile Framework career

The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) helps large organizations leverage the benefits of agile, making those who have SAFe certification in demand. Here’s how to kick off your SAFe career in the right direction.

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CSM certification: What you need to know

The Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification sets the standard for establishing Scrum theory, developing practical applications and rules, and leading teams and stakeholders through the development process.

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11 dark secrets of application modernization

Dragging legacy apps into the modern era is a key pillar of digital strategies today. It’s also harder, more costly, and less rewarding than you might think.

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Top 10 AIOps platforms

Infrastructure monitoring tools injected with artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms can anticipate and analyze events and alerts, keeping your enterprise stack humming.

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IT asset management (ITAM): Best practices and certs for optimizing IT assets

ITAM is a centralized approach to managing IT systems and assets. A strong ITAM strategy will help you oversee and optimize the wide range of technology at the heart of your business.

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7 new rules of project management

COVID-19 has greatly affected the future of work and how teams collaborate to get projects done, resulting in significant changes in the skills and strategies necessary to succeed as a project manager.

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CAPM certification: Cost, salary, training, and more

The Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) certification is a great starting point for accelerate your project management career. Cost, salary expectations, training — here’s what you need to know.

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What is iPaaS? Integrating data flows to create new services

An integration platform as a service (iPaaS) is a cloud-based tool for linking existing applications and data flows into new services. Here are the key use cases, examples, and vendors.

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The hard truth about IT process success

Building effective IT 101: Want to design and implement effective IT processes? You must establish these four fundamentals before you can even begin.

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What is a project manager? The lead role for project success

Project managers play the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects. Here is a look at the project manager role, responsibilities, relevant certifications, expected salaries, and job-seeking tips.

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4 tactics for getting SIs to bid on your project

Systems integrators will be in high demand this year as digital transformation projects heat up. Here's how to make your project stand out in a seller's market.

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What is project portfolio management? Aligning projects to business goals

PPM is a process in which an organization’s projects are evaluated to ensure strategic alignment with company goals. To achieve companywide objectives, project managers and executives must understand PPM's benefits, best practices,...

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Casey's General Stores IT delivers business outcomes in product management shift

CIO Adrian Butler has adopted a product management model to enhance the guest and team member experience at Casey’s 2,300 stores.

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