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Linda Roach

Director, Solutions Marketing

Linda Roach champions solutions marketing at Planview, partnering with customers to articulate their business challenges and to quantify the value of implementing change. Linda leads Planview's agile go-to-market team for portfolio and resource management. During her tenure, Linda has helped drive Planview's market advancement and significant growth through marketing leadership roles. Previously, Linda held positions at Pervasive Software, VTEL, and Kodak where she led go-to-market initiatives for new products and product line expansion. Linda holds a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from SUNY Buffalo.

How Do You Stack Up When It Comes to Innovation Management Maturity?

I am excited to introduce the Innovation Management Maturity Model™. Earlier this year, more than 700 product development professionals across the globe evaluated their organizations using this model in the upcoming Fourth Product Portfolio Management Benchmark Study — scheduled to publish this November. The preliminary results from the Fourth Product Portfolio Management Benchmark Study state:The...

Long-Range Planning Round Up: Top 5 Responses to the 2013 Benchmark Study

A Definitive Guide to the State of Long-Range Planning in 2013 Industry experts, practitioners, and Finance leaders have articulated their takeaways from the research in a variety of ways. This compilation of the best-of-the-best indicates an interest from both executives and practitioners as well as represents a practical and philosophical take on the comprehensive research....

Are You REALLY Innovating?

The word “innovation” has become a trendy and often overused buzz word in many organizations. The question is, are these organizations really innovating or are they simply passing off product enhancements as such? This is a critical question because without true innovation in place to introduce new products and services, companies are missing out on...

3 Most Widely Read Product Development Resources of 2013

It’s the height of summer and a good time to share a list of product development and innovation resources for professionals. 7 Tips to Speed Time to Innovation [Article] Jim Brown, founder and president of Tech-Clarity, provides insights on the goals organizations need to work toward to improve product development performance and sheds light on...

Top Innovation and Product Development Resources of 2012

Happy New Year! As we kick off 2013, I thought it would be helpful to share some of the most popular innovation and product development resources of 2012. These whitepapers and webcasts feature analysts, thought leaders, and practitioners sharing their wisdom and experience to help us make better, more informed decisions and optimize our limited resources....

Reach More Customers with a Virtual Product Launch Event

Planview just finished our 2012 Product Expo introducing Planview Enterprise 10.4 – and we did it virtually. Here’s what we have found to be great about a virtual product launch event: We are able to get more customers and prospects to attend at a global level. They can participate from their office – all they...

The Results Are In: 125 Senior Finance Executives Surveyed on Improving Capital Planning

One hundred and twenty five senior finance executives participated in a study titled, The State of Capital Planning, conducted by Appleseed Partners and Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF), and sponsored by Planview. The results are in and will be featured in as webcast this month on January 24, 2012 at 12PM CST. The study reveals...

What’s (Still) on Your List?

One part of my job that I like best is working with prospective customers to help them understand the potential ROI of a PPM solution. It’s an interactive process that takes many factors into consideration. Time and time again, what surprises me is the extent to which IT resources are over-committed, often to what turn...

Top Six Most Widely Read PMO Resources of the Year

It has been an amazing year in the portfolio management space and it is time to reflect on accomplishments and new goals on the horizon. As the year comes to a close, I’d like to share the most popular PMO resources of 2011. The list covers everything from tips for resource planning and best practices...

Portfolio Perspectives: Getting the PPM Picture

Welcome to Portfolio Perspectives! I’m excited to present this new blog which will offer insights, thought leadership and points of view on portfolio management and its growing impact across the enterprise. In today’s business climate of perpetual change, the discipline of portfolio management is more critical than ever to help you make timely, informed business...