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Agile Program Management

3 Real-World Success Stories in Agile Program Management

Organizations achieving Agile at scale can deliver quickly against larger programs, initiatives, or strategies. Agile Program Management is integral to this, providing a better, more Agile way of managing the work of interrelated teams. Here are three short case studies describing how different organizations are scaling Agile using Agile Program Management – and reaping the...

Agile Program Management, Enterprise Agile Planning

Agile Integrations: Get Visibility Across Agile Teams with Agile Program Management

Part: 1: Taming the Agile Chaos So, you’re scaling Agile within your organization. How’s it going? Are you running into challenges along the way? If so, you’re not alone. Scaling Agile can be complicated and every organization is different. We’re here to help. I recently hosted a series of virtual discussions complete with product demos...

Agile Program Management, Enterprise Agile Planning

Focusing on Customer Value with Agile Program Management

Virtually all major corporations today use Agile in some capacity to accelerate value delivery. With more organizations needing to find solutions that enable faster value returns, Agile Program Management has quickly become a central practice in many businesses. In the recent webinar Aligning Around Customer Value: From Outputs to Outcomes Are you really Agile or...

Innovation Management

Planview Horizons: Recognizing Forward-looking Industry Leaders Transforming Strategy to Delivery in the Changing World of Work

Nationwide Building Society, Corning, DHL, Fresenius Medical Care, TIAA, T-Mobile and Thermo Fisher Scientific receive Planview Vision Awards. Each year we have the privilege of hosting our customers at the Planview Horizons Customer Conference. For our 23rd annual event, running from Sept. 15 -16, 2020, more than 1,100 attendees will come together virtually to connect,...

Work Management for Teams

Lean Manufacturing Concepts and How to Use Them

Lean manufacturing concepts have earned their keep in many organizations, and for good reason. They enable companies to get the most out of their resources, increase productivity, and improve profitability. Sound too good to be true? It’s not. In an IndustryWeek report titled “The Future of Manufacturing: 2020 and Beyond,” business ranked technology investments based...

Agile Program Management, Enterprise Agile Planning

Agile Program Management: How to Increase Agile Scaling Success [Video]

What is Agile Program Management and how can you use it to scale Agile successfully? Planview has created a short video introducing the topic. It sets the stage for our six-part guide, which is summarized below. First, scaling Agile means extending Agile principles beyond software development and IT to teams across the business, both vertically...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

How to Identify Your Value Streams: 6 Strategies for Getting Started

Making the shift from organizing work around products to orienting around value plays a key role in scaling Agile across the organization. But it can also be confusing: what exactly IS a value stream, and how do you go about identifying the value streams in your business? Our recent ebook, How to Identify Your Value...

Virtual Teams, Work Management for Teams

6 Ways to Boost Remote Collaboration

How do you manage a team separated by time zones, cultures, work methods, and personalities? Even professionally trained project managers struggle to foster remote collaboration. Technology is one answer – such as instant messaging, video conferencing, and online planning and scheduling charts – but project managers must reinforce these digital tools with a shared purpose and good management practices.   Project managers who learn to adapt their leadership and organizational skills across these different communication mediums will be more likely to lead strong, productive teams. This...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

Operational vs. Development Value Streams: What’s the Difference?

For many organizations, Agile gains a foothold in a small set of teams that plainly demonstrate its potential. Excited by the results, leaders begin to focus on scaling Agile – but soon discover that it requires some fundamental shifts. One of the most important components of Agile at scale is switching the way work gets...

Innovation Management, Products

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...