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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, 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...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

Royal Bank of Scotland: The Journey from Traditional Portfolio Management toward Lean Portfolio Management

Steve Marjot, recently joined Jon Terry, Chief Evangelist for Lean-Agile Strategy at Planview, for a webinar to discuss the RBS Agile transformation journey from traditional portfolio management to Lean portfolio management over the last several years. He shared successes, learnings, the obstacles overcome throughout the journey (which is still very much a work in progress),...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

Lean Portfolio Management: Frequently Asked Questions

We recently did a webinar with Richard Knaster, SAFe® Fellow at Scaled Agile, Inc, and Jon Terry, Chief Evangelist here at Planview, called “Lean Portfolio Management: What is it and how is it changing value delivery?” We encourage you to listen to the full webinar, but in the meantime, read below for answers to the...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

Lean Portfolio Management Operations: An Agile Approach

This blog is part of a series on Lean portfolio management for the enterprise. If you haven’t already, we recommend reading: Part 1: What is Lean Portfolio Management? Part 2: Lean Portfolio Management: Lean Budgets and Investment Funding If you’ve read the first two parts in this series, you understand that traditional approaches to portfolio...