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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.  

Products, Vision and Trends

What Do You Manage? Redefining Outcomes and Their Relationship to Strategic PPM

What Do You Manage When You Are Managing a Product or Service? Outcomes. Organizations are currently focused on the big three strategies: growth, innovation, and customer experience. Whether they are outlined in annual reports or the result of multiple surveys about what’s top of mind for executives, it’s just about guaranteed to roll up to...

Vision and Trends

Outcomes Are Different: Deliver Products and Services That Matter

Last month I introduced the concept of Work and Resource Management as a way to deal with the complexity confronting organizations of all sizes. Eight forces are creating this complexity today, constraining the progress of organizations and teams as they try to innovate and deliver on their strategic objectives. The basic issue and opportunity here...

Products, Vision and Trends

Productpolooza Advances Work and Resources Management with Modern Streamlined UX

Over the past several weeks we’ve launched the most exciting product announcements in Planview history. Fall 2016 Productpolooza features major updates to Planview Enterprise, Troux, Innotas, and Projectplace. What’s so exciting is not just the new features and enhancements we’ve added to each product… it’s also about how these products – individually and in different...

Products, Vision and Trends

Planview Productpolooza: This Fall is Going to Rock!

Although it has been a crazy few months in the USA (you all know what I’m talking about), on the flip-side it has been a great fall season for rock and roll. C’mon, Bob Dylan wins a Nobel Prize! Get out! Most of us did not see that coming, but well deserved (and very innovative)....

Vision and Trends

What’s All the Fuss about ISO Certification?

You don’t have to look far to see athletes, entertainers, and politicians embarrassed due to leaked information by high-profile hackers. These stories may quickly run their course, but the highly sophisticated attacks strike fear in the hearts of all business and technology leaders across all industries and regions. I believe no one should have to...

Vision and Trends

Work and Resource Management Is Now

Since 1989, Planview has been on a mission to help every one of our customers realize their resource potential. In the early days this vision translated to a fairly simplistic formula. Resources were typically people and financial in nature, projects were what the resources delivered, and the goal was to ensure the projects were aligned...

Vision and Trends

Walk with Planview at the American Heart Association’s Austin Heart Walk

What if you could help reduce death and disability from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent by 2020? Most of you would say “awesome!” Maybe this goal even brings to mind a family member or friend who was on the losing end of this battle. By day, I am an e-learning instructional designer creating...

Vision and Trends

Aligning Strategy with Execution: Don’t Get Caught in a Trap

Last call to vote for the content that you want to see at SXSW 2017. If you are interested in alignment, then Patrick Tickle’s session is for you! Aligning strategy and execution is a challenge in many organizations as they integrate vision with goals and drive results. But in the quest for alignment, it is...

Vision and Trends

Alignment Is Dead…or at Least It Should Be!

Aligning strategy and execution: It’s a concept that is pervasive in organizations. “If we can get everyone aligned around this plan we’ll be good.” “IT needs to align to the business.” “We are doing the right things because our departmental initiative is perfectly aligned with our corporate strategy.” Does this sound familiar? The problem is...

Vision and Trends

10 Reasons to Vote for My SXSW Session

You may be wondering why you should take the time to vote for my SXSW 2017 proposal, Distance Makes the Teamwork Harder…Or Does It, on working with global teams? I thought I’d make it easy for you. Here are 10 reasons you should vote for my session (or check out my video below): You find...