IT Program Management

What Does IT Program Management Mean?

IT program management is the process of managing the development of multiple and related IT projects.


It is a collection all IT projects that are geared toward a common goal or objective and are managed through formal program management policies and procedures.

Techopedia Explains IT Program Management

IT program management is primarily implemented in government and large enterprises having a number of IT projects in development. The key objective behind all such projects is to reach a bigger goal. For example, for an IT health care program, IT program management may include developing one or more key health care applications, upgrading network infrastructure, implementing cloud computing technologies and similar projects. IT program management is generally overseen by an IT program manager with multiple IT project managers working under them.


Related Terms

Margaret Rouse

Margaret Rouse is an award-winning technical writer and teacher known for her ability to explain complex technical subjects to a non-technical, business audience. Over the past twenty years her explanations have appeared on TechTarget websites and she's been cited as an authority in articles by the New York Times, Time Magazine, USA Today, ZDNet, PC Magazine and Discovery Magazine.Margaret's idea of a fun day is helping IT and business professionals learn to speak each other’s highly specialized languages. If you have a suggestion for a new definition or how to improve a technical explanation, please email Margaret or contact her…