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Innovation Management

Planview Spigit Launches Microsoft Power BI Analytics

Demonstrating the value of your crowdsourcing program is fundamental to creating, growing, and ultimately sustaining engagement, as well as securing funding. Across the innovation funnel, you can measure the ROI of your program through a variety of metrics, ranging from employee engagement to revenue to cost savings of ideas implemented. It’s important that you have...

Lean & Agile Delivery, Lean Portfolio Management, Vision and Trends

Agile News: Engaging Agile Articles to Add to Your Summer Reading List

Agile In the News Summer is upon us! Many of us are enjoying downtime at home. Although 2020 has not been the ideal year to travel or music festivals – you can still curl up with a tablet and read the latest Agile news. To that end, I’ve complied a reading list for all you...

Lean & Agile Delivery

Agile Transformation: Cprime and Planview Partner to help Customers Increase Agile Success

Many organizations are racing to become Agile. Research indicates that Agile transformation can have a powerful impact a company’s bottom line. The benefits are clear – companies are experiencing better collaboration, heightened productivity, and improved decision making. However, Agile transformation does not happen overnight. It takes planning, coordination, collaboration, training, and know how – at...

Innovation Management

Diversity and Innovation: 5 Tips for Crowdsourcing Tough Topics

As an innovation leader you’re on the forefront of diversity and innovation in your organization. You understand how important crowd diversity is — and that crowdsourcing your employees for ideas can boost employee engagement, company culture, and business results. This blog is about how you can use crowdsourcing in different ways to help address today’s...

Enterprise Architecture, Strategic Planning

Rapidly Adapt Your Business Capabilities to Deliver New Strategies

Business capabilities are the set of competencies an organization requires to execute its business goals. It’s critical to know exactly what these competencies are, and the building blocks required to operate and run the business – the purview of enterprise architecture (EA). This knowledge provides the foundation for making effective changes, especially when disruption hits...

Work Management for Teams

How to Set up a Project Plan Online in Minutes

Regardless of whether you’re an accidental project manager or a seasoned veteran, building a project plan online takes time. While modern software has made it easier than ever to plan projects, successful planning starts with you––the project manager.   A good project manager is always looking for ways to improve project planning and delivery. There’s a lot of pressure to deliver value while being on time...

Lean & Agile Delivery, Virtual Teams

Virtual PI Planning: Learnings and Best Practices from the Team [Videos]

In my last blog, Agile Transformation: Mid-Range Planning Videos, I shared videos from the team about Planview’s Agile transformation and PI planning journey. Like so many other businesses around the globe, we are adjusting to this new remote world.  As the business world continues to grapple with unprecedented change – it’s important to adapt to...

Innovation Management, Virtual Teams

Crowdsourcing Ideas with a Virtual Workforce

In a traditional office environment, crowdsourcing ideas can take a variety of forms. While suggestion boxes and whiteboards are the most tangible ways of gathering input, water cooler chats and drive-by desk conversations also present frequent, albeit informal, opportunities for brainstorming or vetting ideas.  But as the world responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with an abrupt shift to remote work, tangible and in-person ways of crowdsourcing employees were no longer an option — and for some organizations,...

Enterprise Architecture

Application Portfolio Optimization: Value Up in a Down Economy

Application portfolio optimization has never been more important than today. The practice can lower operating costs as well as foster innovation and growth. Companies that emerge strongest from economic downturns do both. According to the latest Fortune CEO survey, nearly 80% of CEOs have “significantly accelerated” digital transformation during the pandemic. The biggest areas of investment...

Lean & Agile Delivery, Lean Portfolio Management

Agile Planning Tool: Four Lean-Agile Use Cases

Agile has officially moved beyond independent application groups to play a critical role in managing work across the broader enterprise. As a result, organizations need Agile planning software that supports a variety of work methodologies and processes, such as Lean, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban, and even traditional project delivery. Whether your organization is new to...