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Lean Portfolio Management

Planview’s Lean and Agile delivery solution empowers Agile transformation leaders facing challenges to connect Lean and Agile work delivery teams with strategic planning and lean portfolio management. Teams can apply Lean-Agile practices to continuously improve the flow of work, helping them work smarter and deliver faster. Portfolio management and strategic planning ensure that the delivery of Lean-Agile work is integrated across demand, capacity, and financials that are tied to strategic initiatives.

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

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...

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...

Enterprise Agile Planning, 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...

Enterprise Agile Planning, 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...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management, Vision and Trends

Rewiring Planview to Accelerate On-Strategy Delivery – From the Teams to the Portfolio

Planview named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Agile Planning Tools At Planview we know that all organizations pursue the path to becoming a Lean-Agile enterprise differently. We understand this path because we’ve traveled it ourselves. For the past 30 years, Planview was focused on the world of portfolio management. But several years...

Lean Portfolio Management

Lean Portfolio Management: Lean-Agile Governance

This blog is part of a series on Lean Portfolio Management (LPM). If you haven’t already, we recommend reading parts one through three first, which you can find here: Part 1: What is Lean Portfolio Management? Part 2: Lean Portfolio Management: Lean Budgets and Investment Funding Part 3: Lean Portfolio Management Operations: An Agile Approach...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

Lean Portfolio Management for a Successful Agile Transformation

As I sat in the airport last week, I saw people running to catch their flights, others meandering with time to kill, and a few others waiting patiently in line to rebook a missed or cancelled flight. Sometimes travel is very predictable while other times it’s fraught with delays, the unknown, and frustrations. As I...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

Global SAFe Summit Learnings: Start Small with Lean Portfolio Management

This year’s Global SAFe® Summit was bigger and better than ever. With over 2,000 attendees, great presentations and the release of SAFe® 5.0, I had a tough time figuring out where to focus this blog. Based on the number of sessions on Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) and the conversations I had at the booth around...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

6 Recommended Practices for Lean Portfolio Management

In our last post, we shared the differences between traditional portfolio management and the Lean Portfolio Management approach and why they matter for organizations looking to embrace agility at the enterprise level. At some point, efforts to increase agility will be stunted by traditional portfolio management practices, and it’s not enough to simply improve workflow management...