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.  

How Planview CloudLift Makes the Transition from On-premises to SaaS Easy

In my last post, Everything You Already Thought You Knew About the Cloud (But Were Afraid to Ask), I talked about how, contrary to what every article, blog, analyst, journo, talking head, TV show, tweet, and… well, basically every single thing in the world would have you believe, not every single company has every single...

Top 5 Trends for 2017 You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Are you ready for 2017? Not if you plan on doing everything like you did in 2016. Generational shifts changing the workforce and the digitization of every industry has created an ever increasing pace of innovation … and disruption. What does that mean for organizations? The rules are different. The work place has changed. You...

Unstructured Work Is Exploding: Channel It Appropriately Using Work and Resource Management

Part 4 of 8 Reasons Your Business Strategy Might Just Fail While organizations are increasingly using structured, process-oriented methods, the vast majority of work being done in enterprises today is unstructured. This is the day-to-day work that organizations run on, consisting of everything from small tasks to meetings to communications. The question is how to...

Work Methods Are Proliferating: Ignore Them at Your Peril

Eight forces are exerting pressure on modern organizations. In this third installment of our series, I cover the increasing number of work methods that employees at all levels are using in today’s businesses. To succeed, leaders must incorporate these into a modern approach to PPM with Work and Resource Management. Outcomes are different Capabilities must...

Use Case: Hospitality Company Implements Keyless Entry System Using Outcome Roadmaps

In the release of Planview Enterprise 12, we introduced the concept of outcomes and the ability to create and associate roadmaps from the programs driving strategy. With the release of Planview Enterprise 13, the focus has shifted from the program managers who execute strategy, to those who create the plans that drive strategy. And in...

Capabilities Must Be Strategic: Deliver Business Value with the Right Offerings

I am counting down the eight forces currently working against you as you attempt to transform your business and innovate. The good news is that each of these eight can be turned into assets with the right Work and Resource Management approaches and solutions. Last month I covered the first force: Outcomes are different. Today...

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...

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...

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...

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)....