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.

5 Factors Determining Success or Failure in the Shift From Project to Product

The 2023 Project to Product State of the Industry Report gives us a peek into why an astounding 92% of organizations are struggling to operationalize the transition from project to product. Learn what five factors were identified from survey results that increase the likelihood of success or failure.

Flow Metrics for the Win — Planview Named a Leader in Forrester Wave™ on Value Stream Management

Planview Tasktop received the top score in the current offering category and tied for the highest score in the strategy category. As a testament to our own customer-centric innovation, it is great to see that we received the highest possible scores in the criteria of VSM dashboard, end-user experience, analytic capabilities, KPI tracking, third-party tool integration, product vision, and innovation roadmap.

Moving from Project to Product: A Five-Stage Journey

The way we work and organize is changing. And so is the mindset around productivity and team structure. In the traditional project-centered model, companies are organized around tasks, with each group focused on one element of a project. But greater emphasis is being placed on moving from project to product, which focuses on enabling teams...

How to Choose a Value Stream Management Tool

“The reality is that delivering technology-based innovation is hard, for multiple reasons but which might be boiled down into one word: complexity,” says Jon Collins, VP of Research at GigaOm, in his recent 2022 GigaOm Radar for Value Stream Management. Value stream management tools do not eliminate the complexity but they do provide mechanisms to...

Value Stream Management for CIOs: Maturing Technology at the Pace of the Business

The best-performing businesses are customer-obsessed — and it’s paying off. That’s according to research shared by Bobby Cameron, a Vice President and Principal Analyst serving CIOs at Forrester®. Technology is transforming in parallel with a firm’s level of customer obsession because traditional approaches to running IT simply can’t keep up with the rapid pace of...