Drift Happens: Strategic Drift and What to Do About It

As executives, we tend to spend a lot of our time and energy on setting strategy – the direction in which we want the figurative ship to go. We search for inspiration, high upon the mountaintops, and emerge only after we have a direction we feel confident in sharing with the company at large. But...

Managed Services vs Professional Services: Explained

For services professionals today, there are many discussions centered around the differences between managed services vs professional services, as well as which one is the right fit for your organization. In this blog, we define the following: Key differences between managed services vs professional services Similarities and challenges of both services and what it means...

How to Execute a Project Across Multiple Departments

In this post, we’re going to show you how to execute a project.   You’ve initiated your project, created an in-depth plan, and secured stakeholder buy-in. Now it’s time to execute. Simple enough, right?  Except that, as every PMO knows, project execution is the most challenging stage of the project life cycle, and it’s only gotten...

Leading with Connection: Reflections on Modern Leadership

If there’s anything we have collectively learned in the past two years, it’s that it takes effort to stay connected. Meeting new people, fostering relationships, building trust, collaborating – they’re all certainly possible in a hybrid / remote environment, but they require deliberate, consistent effort. At Planview, we’re very invested in helping businesses stay connected;...

Manufacturing Agility: Medical Tech Leader Reduces WIP by 70%

As a global leader in medical technology grew in size and complexity, it struggled to achieve the manufacturing agility required to perform at scale. That’s when Planview LeanKit became part of their story. With LeanKit, the company’s globally distributed teams are able to connect strategy to delivery, plan and replan with agility, and empower their...

Become a Modern PMO That Empowers Your Organization

In this post, we’ll show you how to become a modern PMO that enables your organization to adapt to an ever-changing professional landscape. You’ll learn how to adopt a modern approach that keeps up with the speed of business. That way, you can ensure alignment, drive continuous improvement, and help your company become more responsive...

6 Agile Transformation Challenges Facing Post-Pandemic Leaders

In some ways, the past few years have felt like an eternity – in others, it seems like we were just ringing in 2020 full of anticipation and hope. One thing has become clear for organizations in this pandemic era – change is hard, and if you don’t have a transformation plan, you’re more likely...

A Day in the Life of a Solutions Consultant at Planview

Someone once wisely said:  “Always look at the solution, not the problem. Learn to focus on what will give results.”  –Anonymous In life, we sometimes face obstacles. But with a creative mindset you can find a solution! Well, the same thing can be said in the business world. Luckily, when companies face challenges and look...

How a Top Telecom Company Adopted Demand Management Software and Streamlined Their Projects

Demand management software helps companies improve productivity, reduce bottlenecks, and make better-informed decisions. It can transform the way organizations plan and execute projects. But there’s a catch. If employees don’t know how to use this technology, there’s no point in implementing it. For all the time and resources organizations invest in new software, they often...

Quote-to-Cash vs CPQ: Explained

A services company’s quote-to-cash process represents its ability to convert sales opportunities into paying and profitable customers. In order to implement the right quote-to-cash solution, services organizations must compare quote-to-cash vs cpq to determine the best tool that fits their needs. A reliable services quote-to-cash process is vital to a company’s successful bottom line. However,...