Strategic Planning

Operationalize strategic plans - from formulation to execution across the organization.

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;...

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...

A Day in the Life of a Software Engineer at Planview

To play an instrument, you must be able to read sheet music. When travelling to a different country, you need to practice and learn the common vernacular of the country you are visiting. In the same way, to be a Software Engineer you need to have an extensive knowledge of programming languages. Roni Lev, a...

Uncertainty in Business: Today’s Challenges in Adapting to Change

Uncertainty in business is increasing, caused by rapid change, disruptions, unknowns, and whatnots. The problem is treating uncertainty today as an anomaly – a one-off event to overcome – instead of a constant. This is the topic I covered in a recent webinar featuring guest speaker Peggy Lawless, Founder and CEO of Lawless Research. We...

3 Actions To Make Your Diverse Organization More Inclusive

Diversity and inclusion have become prominent topics for organizations of all sizes over the past 12 months. While the Black Lives Matter movement and subsequent conversations, debates, and arguments certainly didn’t start the discussion, they have highlighted the importance of Diversity and Inclusion efforts on a global scale – leading many organizations to recognize where...

Better Lab Management: Managing Event Requests

What is Lab Management?  If science is the place where curiosity, discovery, and innovation meet up to have coffee, lab management is the process of making sure the doors are open, lights are on, and grounds are brewing. Labs in academia and industry rely on effective lab management to facilitate and support the groundbreaking scientific...

What is Innovation Strategy?

An innovation strategy is a common innovation mission and a detailed plan that aims to create new value, for which customers are willing to pay. It includes a set of policies or behaviors geared toward achieving future organizational growth. The most innovative businesses understand that big, new ideas don’t just happen. Instead, innovations arise out...

5 Things 2020 Taught Us About Innovation

The end of any year – but especially the end of the most bizarre 12 months of our present human experience – brings a period of reflection and learning. And if there was a teachable moment for businesses in 2020, the overarching lesson (if not the most obvious one) is that unprecedented change requires an unprecedented response of agility and innovation. In this article, we’ll unpack the ways in which companies responded to such a turbulent year. You’ll learn five...

5 Tips for Developing an Innovation Framework

It’s often said that truly innovative companies don’t follow a “big bang” approach to innovation – rather, they have a strong innovation culture that continuously evolves their business. If you’re struggling to reach that goal, it can be useful to go back to basics and orient your efforts around an innovation framework. But with so many options available, how do you know which is the best framework for your company — and how...

6 Things to Look for in an Agile Program Management Solution

By now, I hope you’re well acquainted with our four-part Agile Program Management discussion and demo series. And, especially, my supporting blog series where I’ve shared highlights from each discussion to offer ways to help improve your approach to scaling Agile. This blog is dedicated to Part 4: Agile Program Management – Eating the Cake,...