Definition

IT project management

IT project management is the process of planning, organizing and delineating responsibility for the completion of organizations' specific information technology  (IT) goals.

According to the Project Management Institute, project management processes are guided through five stages: initiation, planning, executing, controlling and closing. Orderly IT project management is inherent to an organization’s IT strategy and is usually under the direction of the Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Contributor(s): Ben Cole
This was last updated in April 2012
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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