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Are these Agile transformation blind spots holding you back?

It’s common to encounter blind spots when you’re navigating an Agile transformation. But it’s not always easy to identify them.   Blind spots are often shrouded in good intentions. They can show up as Agile practices that are meant to improve business agility but are applied so extremely that they end up making organizations less agile.   The trick is knowing the difference between blind spots and healthy Agile practices. In this blog post, you’ll learn about five common Agile transformation blind spots...

Six Ways Planview Employees are Giving Back

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill  The holidays are here which means spending quality time with family and friends, expressing gratitude, reflecting on the past year, and above all- giving back. At Planview, we have a lot to be thankful for and we like to show our gratitude by lending a hand and giving back to our local communities.   Earlier...

An Insider’s Guide to Modern PPM: Evolving Approaches and Technology

PMOs are in a state of transition: ever shifting to support different teams, ways of working, strategic objectives, transformation programs, priorities, and more. Managing this level of complexity and constant change requires a modern approach to PPM – one that positions the PMO to become a more strategic creator of business value. “The Insider’s Guide...

Here’s Your Agile Track Recap from Accelerate

In case you missed it, Planview’s premier customer conference was bigger and better than ever this year!  The virtual event attracted almost 2,800 registrants from more than 45 countries on Sept. 21-22.   On the jam-packed agenda were several presentations, customer stories, and roundtable discussions aimed at supporting Agile leaders at all levels of the organization.  If you didn’t get to attend these engaging sessions, read on to get the scoop!  Becoming Agile and Beyond  The Agile track “Becoming Agile...

How I Manage Risks in Planview LeanKit

For Andrew Doran, a program portfolio manager working in the banking industry in the U.K., managing risks in LeanKit has yielded big benefits. Read on to learn how he and his department leverage Planview’s Enterprise Kanban solution (AKA LeanKitTM) to see at a glance all their risks and track the work as it gets completed across the organization.  Thank you, Andrew, for sharing your story with us!  ***  Managing...

A Day in the Life of a Senior Customer Care Manager

Everyone knows that when you sell a product, it must be high quality and there should be need for it in the marketplace. Once this has been established, companies have to make sure the product has excellent customer service and support. No one understands this more than Yessica Archilla, a Senior Customer Care Manager at Planview. Yessica, who many would describe as passionate, driven, and direct, yet approachable, manages several customer support product teams at Planview.  ...

9 Ways to Get Ideas Brewing with Instant Coffee

Getting your best ideas brewing can be difficult, especially if you don’t have the right tools for the job. No matter what type of work you do, you likely do a fair amount of brainstorming, planning, and “noodling” in your daily work.  We created Instant Coffee to help facilitate better idea generation — whether you’re...

Everything You Need to Know About Planview Accelerate 2021

We’re just one week away from Planview Accelerate – our largest and most comprehensive customer event in company history. For the last 24 years Planview has hosted this conference to bring our customers together to share their stories, network with their peers, talk with Planview experts and level up their skills across all of Planview’s products. This year, we’re hosting the event on a virtual platform – which means we’re able...

Two Real-World Stories: Cultivating a Single Source of Truth

How does a large enterprise cultivate a single source of truth across teams, departments, continents, and solutions? Planview enlisted not one, but two global Fortune 500 customers to tell their transformation stories during a “Fireside Chat: Power of Having One Single Source of Truth.” Each company is a trailblazer in evolving PPM to meet stakeholder...

Everything You Need to Know About OKRs

Do you know everything you need to know about OKRs? OKRs, which stands for Objectives and Key Results, is a widely popular process that companies use to link organizational and team goals to measurable outcomes. OKRs help to answer these two questions: Where do we want to go? How will we measure our efforts to...