Archive for the 'Project Portfolio Management' Category

Christoph LangenbahnChristoph Langenbahn Project Portfolio Management: CA Clarity PPM or HP PPM?

04/23/2009 by Christoph Langenbahn

Based upon our experiences with projects using various PPM tools, we took the liberty of comparing two project portfolio management heavyweights, namely CA Clarity PPM v12 and HP PPM Center 7.5.

Read the rest of this post...

10 Comments »

Robert SutzRobert Sutz Three Phases for Project Leadership Success

10/17/2008 by Robert Sutz

The article Efficient and Targeted Project Execution describes how on time and on budget execution and successful completion of complex projects can be realized. It requires clearly defined leadership process covering all people involved supported by software-based leadership systems.

Read the rest of this post...

Comments Off on Three Phases for Project Leadership Success

Robert SutzRobert Sutz Advantages of Using a Project Leadership System

10/16/2008 by Robert Sutz

The articles Efficient and Targeted Project Execution describe how project leadership systems support project and portfolio managers. The following list summarizes the advantages of the use of a Project Leadership System.

Read the rest of this post...

1 Comment »

Robert SutzRobert Sutz Efficient and Targeted Project Execution (Part 2)

10/07/2008 by Robert Sutz

To support project and portfolio managers in their daily management of project execution work, Leadership Systems are used more and more frequently. Modern Project Leadership Systems offer predefined project execution processes which support the activities and decisions of the leadership team. In addition, they allow all relevant information (requests, decisions, risks, provisions, changes) to be centrally stored, contextually interrelated and preprocessed to support information needs of different steakholders.

Read the rest of this post...

1 Comment »

Marcel MorfMarcel Morf Integrating HP PPM with HP Quality Center – As Simple as It Looks?

09/30/2008 by Marcel Morf

Very often, the processes of change & transport and quality management in the IT organzation are technically not very tightly integrated. Although organizationally, they are well coordinated, with both processes being clearly defined, digitized, automated and constantly improved, I doubt if their integration is tight enough.

Read the rest of this post...

4 Comments »

Peter HelfensteinPeter Helfenstein HP BTO Software Centers – Overview

07/24/2008 by Peter Helfenstein

HP offers a number of BTO Centers. These software packages support in the context of a BTO strategy specific phases of the application lifecycle. The following overview is meant to shed light on the HP BTO jungle.

Read the rest of this post...

Comments Off on HP BTO Software Centers – Overview

Klaus OttoKlaus Otto Business Technology Optimization (BTO)

07/22/2008 by Klaus Otto

The New Role of IT
For many years, all IT departments seem to have taken up the cause of cost reducing. This has changed. Business managers more and more consider IT a lever for boosting growth. Particularly, this means for IT departments to implement new business models and concepts as fast as possible.

Read the rest of this post...

Comments Off on Business Technology Optimization (BTO)

Dieter SteigerDieter Steiger Lifecycle Management – no Pain, no Gain!

06/24/2008 by Dieter Steiger

Successful IT Planning & Control must include not only IT Service Management and Project & Portfolio Management, but also Application Lifecycle Management in order to be of lasting benefit. The following illustration by Gartner clearly demonstrates this.

Read the rest of this post...

2 Comments »

Klaus OttoKlaus Otto BTO – Application Development as a Lifecycle Process

06/20/2008 by Klaus Otto

An enterprise applying a BTO Strategy principally strives for three goals: to increase the benefit of the strategic business applications, to better align functional IT projects with these strategic business applications, and to generally manage all enterprise applications with the aid of an efficient end-to-end (E2E) process which is digitized and largely automated, while process information is available to all persons involved in the process.

Read the rest of this post...

2 Comments »

Markus von der HeidenMarkus von der Heiden HP PPM Best Practices – From an Idea to a Specification

04/21/2008 by Markus von der Heiden

Optimal preparation for development
The blog post “HP PPM Best Practices – The Key to Success” deals with the preparatory steps which are necessary to develop a solution based on HP’s BTO tool suite. These steps are a prerequisite for working out a specification. The present blog presents a best practice approach to the transfer of ideas into real specifications for development and configuration of HP PPM solutions.

Read the rest of this post...

Comments Off on HP PPM Best Practices – From an Idea to a Specification