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18 Published Charts

22 Published Case Studies



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Top benefits from new features added in HPE PPM 9.3 as rated by Beta testers

Can you describe the top benefits you could achieve from the newly added features.

Improved user adoption due to improved intuitive user experience
29%
More agility through a comprehensive view across both traditional and agile projects
7%
More efficient scheduling of resources
36%
Greater transparency through more reporting choices
14%
Fewer errors in scheduling tasks and assigning resources due to drag-and-drop and in-line updates
21%
Reduced costs
14%
The non-HPE integrations (e.g. in Agile) provide more efficient management of resources and automation of key administration tasks across PPM and development
14%
Increased IT employee productivity and efficiency
21%
Other
21%

Note: this is a multiple-choice question – response percentages may not add up to 100.

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TechValidate survey of 14 users of HPE Software Project and Portfolio Management

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Case Study: Large Enterprise Insurance Company

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges with their HPE Project and Portfolio Management solution:
    • Managed different proposals and projects efficiently
    • Updated project financials and status efficiently
    • Prioritized projects effectively
    • Made project status transparent
    • Managed time and human resources efficiently

Use Case

  • Supports 500-1000 users on their HPE Project and Portfolio Management solution.
  • The following business units use their HPE Project and Portfolio Management solution:
    • Information/Technology
  • Employs their HPE Project and Portfolio Management solution in production to:
    • Capture and manage strategic demands
    • Maintain visibility of overall status of all in-flight projects and programs
    • Manage project tasks and activities
    • Capture and record time and effort on projects
    • Track and manage the portfolio of proposals and projects
    • Strategic planning and management for priority discussions on all proposals, projects, programs and assets
    • Manage project financials to ensure effective cost controls
    • Track and manage project risks and issues
    • Track and manage project change requests
    • Manage project-related costs and budgets
    • Manage resource allocation and assignment to ensure effective resource utilization
    • Manage actual time spent on project-related activities

Results

  • Described an improvement in demand management in the following areas with their HPE Project and Portfolio Management solution:
    • Better alignment of strategic initiatives
    • Increased visibility into future proposals and initiatives
    • Deeper understanding of the trade-offs needed to balance portfolio of projects
    • Improved visibility into the numbers and types of demands coming in
    • Consistent and transparent governance process
  • Improved project and program management in the following ways with their HPE Project and Portfolio Management solution:
    • Gaining visibility into project and program status
    • Delivering projects on time
    • Delivering projects on budget
    • Coordinating risk management
    • Understanding the actual project costs
    • Tracking and managing issues and change requests
    • Consistently enforcing standards and methodologies
  • Improved resource management using their HPE Project and Portfolio Management solution by:
    • Better planning for supply and demand
    • Assigning people more efficiently
    • Planning further in advance as to when external resources are needed
    • Improving aware of staff assignments and expectations
  • Reported a 20% – 30% return on investment.
  • Improved overall project success by 40% – 50%.

Testimonials

“Deploying HPE Project and Portfolio Management has greatly improved our resource management and portfolio visibility.”

Source:

TechValidate Survey of a Large Enterprise Insurance Company

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Case Study: Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Challenges

  • Addressed the following initiatives with HPE PPM:
    • Strategic or investment planning
    • Portfolio optimization
    • Enterprise PPM (beyond IT)
    • Business alignment
    • Agile (or Agile/Waterfall hybrid) project management

Use Case

  • Currently has 10,000 + users of HPE PPM.
  • Upgraded their test instance to HPE PPM 9.30 in more than 4 weeks.

Results

  • Agrees the following functionalities will add additional value in HPE PPM 9.3:
    • Staffing profile right on the project page
    • Inline adding, editing and cloning of positions in a staffing profile
    • Resource recommendation and Resource Management Optimization
    • New quick work plan
    • Ability to integrate with external Agile tools like Rally
    • New cost monitors, prediction and optimization
  • Achieved the following with the PPM 9.3 features:
    • Improved user adoption due to improved intuitive user experience
  • Will improve user adoption of HPE PPM by 26-50% with the new features in PPM 9.3.
  • Expects to save 26-50% in project expenses versus current investment requirements using PPM 9.3.

Testimonials

“We use PPMC in great detail for Resource Management and Project Management. The improvements made to the Staffing Profile and Work Plan functionality will improve the user productivity by reducing processing time when adding and modifying detailed information about the projects. Improvements with the reporting exports will improve user productivity as well.”

Source:

TechValidate survey of a Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

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Mobile component of PPM 9.2 will drive more adoption and better project management

“We plan to take advantage of the mobile component in the new PPM 9.2 release so that our users are able to enter time more regularly as our finance views this information daily. The new dashboarding functionality, will provide our manager level staff with better information to assist in better project management.”

Source:

Terry Henderson, Engineer, Univita Health

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HPE PPM improves resource management

How would you describe the impact of PPM on resource management?

We are able to actively plan for supply and demand to improve resource utilization
53%
We are able to actively match people with the right skills to the right tasks
19%
Our resource managers are more efficient when determining where to assign their people
31%
We are more effective at determining when we need to get external resources for our projects, allowing us to plan further in advance
31%
Our staff is now much more aware of their assignments and expectations
50%
We now are able to manage availability and are much more efficient in assigning the best resource
36%
Other
33%

Note: this is a multiple-choice question – response percentages may not add up to 100.

Source:

Survey of 36 users of HPE Project and Portfolio Management

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Majority of PPM 9.2 beta testers plan to upgrade sooner

68% of surveyed IT organizations will upgrade to production for HPE PPM 9.20 over one year from now or less.

Source:

Survey of 19 users of HPE Project and Portfolio Management



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About HPE Software Project and Portfolio Management

HP Project and Portfolio Management Center helps customers overcome these challenges of limited time, cost and resource management at the aggregate level.

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