How to Get Away with Murder: Think “Resources” and Create a Funnel not a Tunnel (Part 2)

In the first part of this two-part series, “How to Get Away with Murder: Killing Projects Before They Ruin Your Portfolio” I encouraged innovators to courageously commit cold-blooded murder of the ideas and projects that do not achieve…

Companies Want to Improve Plan Accuracy

If your organization spends months on the annual planning process, it’s likely you are familiar with this scenario: After setting the annual plan, inevitable change happens…new information becomes available… projects are organically…

Planview Annual Customer Conference to Broaden Horizons This Week

Today we are excited to welcome hundreds of the world’s best customers to Austin for Planview’s 19th annual Horizons customer conference! Customers are converging on the capitol of Texas for three days of networking, education and idea…

How to Get Away with Murder: Killing Projects Before They Ruin Your Portfolio (Part 1)

If you follow trends in the innovation and new product development space, you’ve probably noticed that the fuzzy front-end seems to get the most press. And why wouldn’t it? Ideation, collaborating and brainstorming new ideas to launch…

4 Tips for Picking the Right Projects

I think we can agree that often the problem with developing killer products isn’t with idea generation. We have lots of good ideas entering our pipelines. The problem comes down to execution. We lack the insight to understand resources and…

Alignment Is Dead…or at Least It Should Be!

Aligning strategy and execution: It’s a concept that is pervasive in organizations. “If we can get everyone aligned around this plan we’ll be good.” “IT needs to align to the business.” “We are doing the right things because…

10 Reasons to Vote for My SXSW Session (with Video Evidence)

You may be wondering why you should take the time to vote for my SXSW 2017 proposal, Distance Makes the Teamwork Harder…Or Does It on   on working with global teams?I thought I’d make it easy for you. Here are 10 reasons you should vote…

Without You, There Is No 12. That Is the Answer.

We have a saying here at Planview. We’ve been saying it so long that it’s become part of our culture. One person starts it, another finishes it. Without You, There Is No Us Our CEO, Greg Gilmore, coined it years ago. He was addressing our customers…