Value Stream Management

Value stream management (VSM) in software delivery is a critical approach to success in today's digital landscape. Its systematic approach to measuring and improving flow helps organizations shorten time-to-market, increase throughput, and improve product quality. This VSM blog category provides educational insights, best practices, and real-world advice from Planview and industry experts on how to address the constraints or problems you face in your software delivery lifecycle in order to achieve better business outcomes.

Navigating the Shift from Project to Product: A Map for Success 

While the project to product paradigm shift holds the promise of reduced time-to-market and heightened agility, it also presents hurdles, with McKinsey noting that initiatives often lose approximately 42 percent of their projected value as they progress into later stages. Learn how to navigate this transformation and maximize its benefits with this comprehensive roadmap for business and technology leaders.

Choosing the Right Path: Building vs Buying Value Stream Integration Software

Organizations often face a crucial decision when investing in a value stream integration solution: should they build a custom value stream integration solution in-house or invest in a pre-built one? Explore the intricacies of this decision-making process, evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of each option and understanding the scenarios in which investing in a ready-made commercial solution is most beneficial.

A Truly Agile Federal Government Focuses on Flow

As the digital-first world further intensifies the urgent need for faster IT modernization across the U.S. federal government, IT and program leaders must find a better way to manage their software delivery organizations to improve strategic decision-making and outcomes. Much like the private sector, accelerating adaptive response is key to supporting key government programs. From...

Productivity, AI, and the Future of Digital Connected Work

Productivity has long been a source of curiosity and study for Planview’s Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Mik Kersten. In a June interview on NYSE Floor Talk, he discussed the topic -- and how Planview’s mission to support digitally connected work can improve productivity.