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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.  

Planview is Leaning into the Changing World of Work with You

When we say it’s time to lean in to the changing world of work, know that, here at Planview, we also practice what we preach. We’re leaning into a new way of work as an organization and helping our customers do the same. This means not just selling solutions and talking about the new way...

3 Tips to Improve Your Report Design

Over the years, I’ve talked with many customers about various methods to improve the impact of their data. Oftentimes, organizations are faced with a wealth of data but no way to accurately communicate or visualize that information. They want to analyze and present data in ways that are easily digestible and understandable but are not...

Driving Digital Transformation with Work and Resource Management

Digital transformation initiatives fail for a number of reasons. Sometimes it’s due to a misunderstanding of what digital transformation actually is; other times, it’s because of an unwillingness to adapt to an ever-changing professional environment. According to Ventana Research, successful digital transformation requires the highest level of work and resource management to return the greatest...

A Fresh Approach to Maximizing Value of Government IT

One of the specific goals of The Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) is to “promote transparency in existing IT assets and allow better planning, acquisition, and management of software licenses and IT resources.” Essentially, FITARA provides new ways to maximize the value of government IT and, at a basic level, answers the following: What...

10 Point Checklist for Better Project Estimates

The following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 2,” written by Jerry Manas. For your reading convenience, we’ve decided to give it everlasting life here on the blog. From all the previous six parts of this series, it should be clear that effective estimation...

6 Reasons Why Projects are Late

The following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 2,” written by Jerry Manas. For your reading convenience, we’ve decided to give it everlasting life here on the blog. So far in this series, we’ve examined a number of ways to improve problems with project...

Start Viewing Your IT Department as a Strategic Partner to the Organization

The following content is taken from the whitepaper, “Portfolio-Driven Performance: The 7 Process Areas That Drive IT and Business Results,” written by Jerry Manas. To make it more easily accessible to you, we are giving it everlasting life here on the blog. We’ve discussed how portfolio-driven performance improves project delivery, how and why you must...

How Risk Management is Crucial to Project Management

The following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 2,” written by Jerry Manas. For your reading convenience, we’ve decided to give it everlasting life here on the blog. It is impossible to talk about project management without talking about risk. After all, projects are,...

A Look into the Relationship Between Demand Management and Project Management

The following content is taken from the whitepaper, “Portfolio-Driven Performance: The 7 Process Areas That Drive IT and Business Results,” written by Jerry Manas. To make it more easily accessible to you, we are giving it everlasting life here on the blog. For part three of this blog series, we’re going to analyze how that...

It’s Time to Start Planning for Resources

The following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 2,” written by Jerry Manas. For your reading convenience, we’ve decided to give it everlasting life here on the blog. In the first three parts of this series, we’ve discussed the negative effects of project estimation...