CIO.com - Project Management http://www.cio.com/ en (c) Copyright 2014 CXO Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:01:43 GMT 2014-06-30T16:01:43Z en (c) Copyright 2014 CXO Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 10 Bad Coding Practices That Wreck Software Development Projects http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~3/WcVU4Ra4oGc/10_Bad_Coding_Practices_That_Wreck_Software_Development_Projects Most of the time, software developers do the right thing. On those rare occasions when they don't, bad things can happen. Avoiding these common coding practices will make your work easier -- and your software more secure and scalable to boot.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~4/WcVU4Ra4oGc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 04:00:00 GMT Paul Rubens <info@cio.com> http://www.cio.com/article/754802/10_Bad_Coding_Practices_That_Wreck_Software_Development_Projects?source=rss_project_management 2014-06-26T04:00:00Z http://www.cio.com/article/754802/10_Bad_Coding_Practices_That_Wreck_Software_Development_Projects?source=rss_project_management Is Your CRM Implementation Architecture or Interior Design? http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~3/C8KVo5hydJg/Is_Your_CRM_Implementation_Architecture_or_Interior_Design_ Just because your CRM project involves software, infrastructure and the cloud doesn't mean it's just an engineering project. There's some design work involved, too -- and, as any homeowner can tell you, sometimes the window dressing costs more than the window.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~4/C8KVo5hydJg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 04:00:00 GMT David Taber <info@cio.com> http://www.cio.com/article/754745/Is_Your_CRM_Implementation_Architecture_or_Interior_Design_?source=rss_project_management 2014-06-25T04:00:00Z http://www.cio.com/article/754745/Is_Your_CRM_Implementation_Architecture_or_Interior_Design_?source=rss_project_management How to Create High-Performing Project Management Teams http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~3/FRg-jqrJwko/How_to_Create_High_Performing_Project_Management_Teams Top-notch IT product-delivery teams have three traits in common. Find out to build those project management attributes in your team.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~4/FRg-jqrJwko" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 04:00:00 GMT Sharon Florentine <info@cio.com> http://www.cio.com/article/753581/How_to_Create_High_Performing_Project_Management_Teams?source=rss_project_management 2014-06-02T04:00:00Z http://www.cio.com/article/753581/How_to_Create_High_Performing_Project_Management_Teams?source=rss_project_management A Project Staffing Worst Practice http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~3/jS3JjCZ8Xfc/A_Project_Staffing_Worst_Practice When it comes to IT professional services, using the DOD sourcing method called Lowest Price Technically Acceptable is ludicrous, because it disregards the value of expertise and experience.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~4/jS3JjCZ8Xfc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Mon, 19 May 2014 04:00:00 GMT Bart Perkins <info@cio.com> http://www.cio.com/article/752956/A_Project_Staffing_Worst_Practice?source=rss_project_management 2014-05-19T04:00:00Z http://www.cio.com/article/752956/A_Project_Staffing_Worst_Practice?source=rss_project_management In CRM Software, Cost Control Is Impulse Control http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~3/UVxTtEMvcgQ/In_CRM_Software_Cost_Control_Is_Impulse_Control Behavioral economics has proven that we're all pretty bad at making rational decisions. So what are you supposed to do about it? Make the people who want shiny new software pay for it themselves.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~4/UVxTtEMvcgQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Mon, 12 May 2014 04:00:00 GMT David Taber <info@cio.com> http://www.cio.com/article/752657/In_CRM_Software_Cost_Control_Is_Impulse_Control?source=rss_project_management 2014-05-12T04:00:00Z http://www.cio.com/article/752657/In_CRM_Software_Cost_Control_Is_Impulse_Control?source=rss_project_management 7 Ways to Advance Your Project Management Career http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~3/zh8cjVgoagY/7_Ways_to_Advance_Your_Project_Management_Career Project management experts and executive IT recruiters provide tips to project managers on what they can do to give their careers a boost.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~4/zh8cjVgoagY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT Jennifer Lonoff Schiff <info@cio.com> http://www.cio.com/article/751866/7_Ways_to_Advance_Your_Project_Management_Career?source=rss_project_management 2014-04-23T04:00:00Z http://www.cio.com/article/751866/7_Ways_to_Advance_Your_Project_Management_Career?source=rss_project_management How to Keep Projects on Track http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~3/PGvfmwaZpuQ/How_to_Keep_Projects_on_Track Here are some things that IT management can do to identify problems in a timely manner.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~4/PGvfmwaZpuQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT Bart Perkins <info@cio.com> http://www.cio.com/article/751755/How_to_Keep_Projects_on_Track?source=rss_project_management 2014-04-21T04:00:00Z http://www.cio.com/article/751755/How_to_Keep_Projects_on_Track?source=rss_project_management Health Insurance Exchange Tech Winners and Losers http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~3/xsqPqa7wcD8/Health_Insurance_Exchange_Tech_Winners_and_Losers Between the federal Healthcare.gov site and various state websites, more than 8 million Americans signed up for 2014 healthcare coverage on a health insurance exchange. Building those exchanges proved to be much, much easier said than done. Here's a quick look at who succeeded and who failed.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~4/xsqPqa7wcD8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT Brian Eastwood <info@cio.com> http://www.cio.com/article/751627/Health_Insurance_Exchange_Tech_Winners_and_Losers?source=rss_project_management 2014-04-17T04:00:00Z http://www.cio.com/article/751627/Health_Insurance_Exchange_Tech_Winners_and_Losers?source=rss_project_management Trek Bicycle Rides Project Management Tool to Efficiency http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~3/RxdG4nwyIy4/Trek_Bicycle_Rides_Project_Management_Tool_to_Efficiency Getting new products to market on time is critical, especially for a business that is seasonal. In order to improve new product development and delivery Trek Bicycle implemented a project management tool that is keeping teams better connected, collaborating and creative.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~4/RxdG4nwyIy4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT Stephanie Overby <info@cio.com> http://www.cio.com/article/750844/Trek_Bicycle_Rides_Project_Management_Tool_to_Efficiency?source=rss_project_management 2014-04-02T04:00:00Z http://www.cio.com/article/750844/Trek_Bicycle_Rides_Project_Management_Tool_to_Efficiency?source=rss_project_management Motivating the Mercenaries http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~3/ICJrcHlZOLs/Motivating_the_Mercenaries To get your projects done, you'll need to motivate your people to perform, no matter where their loyalties lie.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~4/ICJrcHlZOLs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 04:00:00 GMT Paul Glen <info@cio.com> http://www.cio.com/article/749473/Motivating_the_Mercenaries?source=rss_project_management 2014-03-10T04:00:00Z http://www.cio.com/article/749473/Motivating_the_Mercenaries?source=rss_project_management Do You Understand Your Company's Personality? http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~3/3H7UdDHp6p4/Do_You_Understand_Your_Company_s_Personality_ Corporate culture may matter even more to your project's success than ROI does. Here's how to work with it rather than against it.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~4/3H7UdDHp6p4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 04:00:00 GMT Minda Zetlin <info@cio.com> http://www.cio.com/article/749471/Do_You_Understand_Your_Company_s_Personality_?source=rss_project_management 2014-03-10T04:00:00Z http://www.cio.com/article/749471/Do_You_Understand_Your_Company_s_Personality_?source=rss_project_management Project Management Definition and Solutions http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~3/Czp1fOwAs98/Project_Management_Definition_and_Solutions IT Project Management topics covering definition, objectives, systems and solutions.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~4/Czp1fOwAs98" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 05:00:00 GMT Joseph Phillips <info@cio.com> http://www.cio.com/article/40342/Project_Management_Definition_and_Solutions?source=rss_project_management 2014-03-07T05:00:00Z http://www.cio.com/article/40342/Project_Management_Definition_and_Solutions?source=rss_project_management Career Advice: Moving Into Internet Security http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~3/EwjSvTP_i0g/Career_Advice_Moving_Into_Internet_Security Covanta Energy CIO Stuart Kippelman discusses moving into Internet security and career growth.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~4/EwjSvTP_i0g" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 05:00:00 GMT Stuart Kippelman <info@cio.com> http://www.cio.com/article/749141/Career_Advice_Moving_Into_Internet_Security?source=rss_project_management 2014-03-04T05:00:00Z http://www.cio.com/article/749141/Career_Advice_Moving_Into_Internet_Security?source=rss_project_management 11 Project Management Tips for Setting and Managing Expectations http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~3/FCfugUdZWdU/11_Project_Management_Tips_for_Setting_and_Managing_Expectations Project management experts discuss the best ways to set, manage and adjust expectations to ensure that projects don't veer off course -- and they suggest what steps project managers should take if they do.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~4/FCfugUdZWdU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 05:00:00 GMT Jennifer Lonoff Schiff <info@cio.com> http://www.cio.com/article/748358/11_Project_Management_Tips_for_Setting_and_Managing_Expectations?source=rss_project_management 2014-02-17T05:00:00Z http://www.cio.com/article/748358/11_Project_Management_Tips_for_Setting_and_Managing_Expectations?source=rss_project_management How to Use Agile Development to Avoid Project Failures http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~3/Gwry6DE0R_w/How_to_Use_Agile_Development_to_Avoid_Project_Failures The rocky rollout of Healthcare.gov is a very public example of a larger issue of software product failures. Can an agile development framework allow software companies to avoid such project management headaches themselves?<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cio/feed/topic/1416/~4/Gwry6DE0R_w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 05:00:00 GMT Sharon Florentine <info@cio.com> http://www.cio.com/article/747787/How_to_Use_Agile_Development_to_Avoid_Project_Failures?source=rss_project_management 2014-02-05T05:00:00Z http://www.cio.com/article/747787/How_to_Use_Agile_Development_to_Avoid_Project_Failures?source=rss_project_management