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Work Management for Teams

How to Improve Workflow

We spend a lot of time thinking about work, but many of us don’t spend enough time thinking about how we do that work. We all want to be more productive and efficient–but in order to do that sustainably, we have to examine the processes we use to get work done. In other words, we...

Project Portfolio Management

PMO Leadership: How PMOs Can Evolve into Savvy PMOs

PMO leadership today is about more than being a purveyor of governance and delivering projects on time and on budget. The Savvy PMO fosters organizational agility, cultivates efficiencies, and drives growth strategies. They meet executive expectations for informed counsel on vital business decisions such as which projects to prioritize, where to focus spending, how to...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Vision and Trends

Planview’s Rewire: Frequently Asked Questions

Planview has been a best–of–breed, market–leading PPM partner for many large organizations for nearly thirty years. About 5 years ago, we launched an initiative to broaden our strategy and message to meet changing needs within the marketplace and enable our customers on their journey to a Lean-Agile enterprise. Just as we help many organizations transform, we embarked on our own Agile transformation as well.     Patrick Tickle, Chief Product Officer,...

Project Portfolio Management

How Savvy PMOs Drive Actionable Insights with Portfolio Dashboards

Does your PMO generate portfolio dashboards for stakeholders and executives? If so, do those portfolio dashboards offer the right insights and data to help inform and empower your business leaders to make quick decisions? Does it help your PMO be seen as a value driver? In a 2019 Deloitte survey of 1,000 U.S. executives, 67% revealed...

Virtual Teams, Work Management for Teams

Optimizing Remote Team Productivity

The year 2020 will go down in history for many reasons, but one of the most lasting changes will likely be the rapid transformation that so many companies have made to relying on remote teams. While certain industries and companies had already been primed for this transition, others have been grappling head-on with the challenges...

Work Management for Teams

File Sharing in Project Management: A Quick Guide

A big part of being an effective project manager is being able to streamline file sharing in project management. A file sharing system can go a long way in minimizing bottlenecks and other setbacks. It gives team members and external collaborators access to up-to-date information, while also providing an avenue for management and stakeholders to contribute to the project. In other words, the system keeps everyone on the same page by ensuring...

Enterprise Agile Planning

Identifying Your Value Streams: Frequently Asked Questions

Contributors: Jon Terry, Susan Gibson, Siraj Sirajuddin We recently hosted a webinar titled, “How to Identify Your Value Streams” with Jon Terry from Planview and Siraj Sirajuddin and Susan Gibson from Temenos+Agility. During the webinar, we shared the importance of identifying value streams and how to do so in a responsible and virtual manner. Throughout...

Enterprise Agile Planning

Agile Transformation: Mid-range Planning [Videos]

Executives and team members offer perspectives Agile transformation is a journey. Planview has been on that journey doing mid-range aka PI Planning for more than a year. To help customers understand how far we’ve come, we conducted a series of video interviews with different people in the organization – executives, product owners, and team members...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Virtual Teams

Virtual or Remote PI Planning: Frequently Asked Questions

Contributors: Jon Terry, Siraj Sirajuddin, Susan Gibson As organizations try to accommodate a fully virtual workforce, we were asked by our customers, How do I do virtual or remote PI Planning now? We know our customers aren’t the only ones asking this question, and in fact, they’re not; we are, too. We do PI Planning...

Project Portfolio Management

How Savvy PMOs Actualize Project Visibility

Does your PMO provide the project visibility and insights required to help the organization deliver on strategy? For some PMOs, project visibility is limited to just project status. This two-part blog series outlines how to design our own set of reports, analytics, dashboards, and KPIs to elevate visibility and provide the strategic insights your multiple...