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Vision and Trends

At Planview, our vision is simple: to help organizations realize their resource potential. This PPM Vision and Trends category is all about thought leadership. Read about what Planview thought leaders are saying about the work and resource management market as it relates to PPM, work collaboration, and enterprise architecture. We’ll also provide information on industry news, trends, and company stewardship. Whether you are seeking a sneak peek at our product lineup or curious about our latest innovation push, Visions and Trends contain a wide range of information. We’ll help you get your arms around the changing landscape and how to better understand the forces at work and the pace of disruption. We can even help you re-assess how to attack your toughest resource challenges and how to stay on top of new certifications.  

Lean Portfolio Management, Vision and Trends, Work Management for Teams

What is Lean Transformation and Why is It Important?

What is Lean Transformation? Lean transformation is a term used to describe the strategic, tactical, and operational improvements that organizations undergo in order to create more value for their customers. These improvements represent a fundamental, collective shift in business mentalities away from traditional business practices toward a more value-driven, streamlined approach. There is no single...

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,...

Vision and Trends, Work Management for Teams

2020: A Turning Point for Agile in Marketing [New Research]

Each year, AgileSherpas surveys hundreds of marketers about the ins and outs of their agility (or lack thereof). This year, the collected data about Agile in marketing is compiled into the 3rd Annual State of Agile Marketing Report.  In previous editions of the report (you can find the 2019 edition here and 2018 edition here),...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management, Vision and Trends

Rewiring Planview to Accelerate On-Strategy Delivery – From the Teams to the Portfolio

Planview named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Agile Planning Tools At Planview we know that all organizations pursue the path to becoming a Lean-Agile enterprise differently. We understand this path because we’ve traveled it ourselves. For the past 30 years, Planview was focused on the world of portfolio management. But several years...

Strategic Planning, Vision and Trends

Rapid Reprioritization: Delivering on Strategy in the Midst of Change

In our first two posts in this blog series, we provided examples of how organizations are using dynamic planning and rapid reprioritization to pivot quickly in response to disruptive change and new opportunities. We also outlined how EPMOs and finance leaders should work together with the C-suite to make the best decisions possible in both...

Strategic Planning, Vision and Trends

Dynamic Planning: Refocus, Reprioritize, and Reallocate Rapidly

Urgency to switch to digital business is just one way organizations are responding to current disruptions, highlighting the need for dynamic planning. After a virtual meeting with 40 CEOs recently, Fortune CEO Alan Murray wrote: “Companies that previously had been slow to adopt to digital transformation now find themselves on a ‘burning platform.’” As executives...

Project Portfolio Management, Vision and Trends

Better Together: Planview and Cherwell Join Forces

Partnership highlights power of Planview Portfolio Management and Cherwell ITSM to help joint customers better achieve their strategic and operational goals Like the human brain, an organization can rewire itself in response to disruptive events, creating new models for connecting strategy and delivery. There’s a renewed urgency here, and Planview is committed to helping our...

Strategic Planning, Vision and Trends

Dynamic Planning and Rapid Reprioritization: Resilience Amid Disruption

Dynamic planning has taken on new depths of meaning recently as we react to unprecedented developments on a daily and even hourly basis. At Planview, we get it: You are being forced to make quick decisions that could have long-lasting consequences for your employees, customers, and shareholders. You must apply the agility and flexibility you’ve...

Project Portfolio Management, Vision and Trends

Capturing Actuals in 2020: Who Said Timesheets are Passé?

“Timesheets are passé.” “Nobody wants to do a timesheet!” “Agile teams don’t report time!” But… “All of this capitalization stuff is being pushed very hard by finance.” “[So we need] rigorous timekeeping against work.” You may be thinking that I’ve collected these quotes from a variety of Planview customers, but the reality is that these...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Vision and Trends

PI Planning in an Agile Marketing Go-To-Market Team

In mid-2019, I shared some insights into the early stages of Planview’s internal Agile transformations. I discussed how, like our customers, we are experiencing the impact of the changing world of work and are navigating those changes. We are now nine months into the transformation of our Agile marketing go-to-market (GTM) value stream and just...