Additional Resources

The Satish and Yasmin Gupta College of Business (SYGCOB) Learning Center

The SYGCOB Learning Center offers students an area to meet with groups, study before and after class, and receive coaching. The SYGCOB Learning Center can be found on the bottom floor of Blakley Library.

Professional Organizations

Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) provides practical guidance, benchmarks and other effective tools for all enterprises that use information systems. Through its comprehensive guidance and services, ISACA defines the roles of information systems governance, security, audit and assurance professionals worldwide.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is the most widely adopted approach for IT Service Management in the world. It provides a practical, no-nonsense framework for identifying, planning, delivering and supporting IT services to the business. 

Project Management Institute is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education, and research.

Project Management Institute - Dallas Chapter

Project Management Institute - Fort Worth Chapter

Scrum is a simple yet incredibly powerful set of principles and practices that help teams deliver products in short cycles, enabling fast feedback, continual improvement, and rapid adaptation to change. As the leading Agile development framework, Scrum has predominantly been used for software development, but it is also proving to be effective in efforts far beyond.

Scrum Alliance is the largest, most established, influential professional membership organization in the Agile world.

Project Management Frameworks

CA PM Framework The Project Life Cycle Framework leverages Project Management as the overarching process which coordinates the underlying life cycle processes of project funding approval, acquisition and system development.

CDC Unified Process The CDC UP Project Management Guide (PMG) provides guidance and advice to Project Managers throughout the life cycle of a project in the form of a step-by-step best practice approach to managing projects.

Michigan PM Framework  Project Management Support Services provides project management, project portfolio and program management, in addition to project management education, training, tools and methodology.

TX PM Framework Technology projects can be delivered successfully using the Texas Project Delivery Framework (Framework). The Framework consists of five review gates with guidance and tools for each of those gates.

WA PM Framework The purpose of this policy is to improve the management of Information Technology (IT) investment risks and to foster successful IT projects delivered on time and within budget.

 

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