TechValidate Research on HP Software Project and Portfolio Management

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22 Published Case Studies



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Case Study: Large Enterprise Retail Company

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges with their HP Project and Portfolio Management solution:
    • Managed different proposals and projects more efficiently
    • Prioritized projects effectively
    • Made project status transparent
    • Managed time and human resources efficiently
    • Standardized project-related processes/reporting

Use Case

  • Supports 1000- 3000 users on their HP Project and Portfolio Management solution.
  • The following business units use their HP Project and Portfolio Management solution:
    • Information/Technology
    • Corporate Real Estate
    • Marketing
    • R&D
    • Operations
  • Employs their HP 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
    • Track and manage project change requests
    • Demand Management is also used for non-IT and non-project-related processes

Results

  • Described an improvement in demand management in the following areas with their HP Project and Portfolio Management solution:
    • 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 HP Project and Portfolio Management solution:
    • Gained visibility into project and program status
    • Coordinated risk management
    • Fostered team awareness of tasks and assignments
    • Tracked and managed issues and change requests
    • Consistently enforced standards and methodologies
  • Improved resource management using their HP Project and Portfolio Management solution by increasing awareness of staff assignments and expectations.
  • Improved overall project success by 10% – 20%.

Testimonials

PPM has helped us improve visibility and standardization. Intense usage of DM module helps us document all project-related processes which also helps us meet all internal documentation requirements and compliance to legal requirements.”

Source:

TechValidate Survey of a Large Enterprise Retail Company

Research by TechValidate

Impact of HP PPM on 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
20%
Our resource managers are more efficient when determining where to assign their people
30%
We are more effective at determining when we need to get external resources for our projects, allowing us to plan further in advance
27%
Our staff is now much more aware of their assignments and expectations
53%
We now are able to manage availability and are much more efficient in assigning the best resource
40%
Other
33%

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

Source:

Survey of 30 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management

Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Global 500 Telecommunications Equipment Company

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges with their HP Project and Portfolio Management solution:
    • Managed different proposals and projects more efficiently
    • Prioritized projects effectively
    • Made project status transparent
    • Clarified project assignment
    • Managed time and human resources efficiently

Use Case

  • Supports 3000-5000 users on their HP Project and Portfolio Management solution.
  • The following business units use their HP Project and Portfolio Management solution:
    • Information/Technology
  • Employs their HP Project and Portfolio Management solution in production to:
    • Capture and manage strategic demands
    • Capture and manage routine maintenance requests (proposals)
    • 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 HP Project and Portfolio Management solution:
    • Better alignment of strategic initiatives
    • Increased visibility into future proposals and initiatives
    • 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 HP Project and Portfolio Management solution:
    • Gained visibility into project and program status
    • Delivered projects on time
    • Delivered projects on budget
    • Coordinated risk management
    • Understood the actual project costs
    • Fostered team awareness of tasks and assignments
    • Tracked and managed issues and change requests
  • Improved resource management using their HP Project and Portfolio Management solution by:
    • Actively matching people with the right skills to the right tasks
    • Assigning people more efficiently
    • Improving aware of staff assignments and expectations
    • Assigning the best resource
  • Reported a 20% – 30% return on investment.
  • Improved overall project success by 20% – 30%.

Testimonials

“Leveraging HP’s PPM software has given us the ability to collaborate effectively and efficiently and to deliver critical IT services on-time and cost-effectively.”

Source:

TechValidate Survey of a Global 500 Telecommunications Equipment Company

Research by TechValidate

Usage of HP PPM By Business Unit

Which business areas / units are using HP PPM?

Information/Technology
100%
Corporate Real Estate
16%
Marketing
13%
R&D
13%
Operations
38%
Other
28%

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

Source:

Survey of 32 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management

Research by TechValidate

PPM 9.2 brings in several improvements

“1. Use of menu systems similar to other common applications.
2. Clean up of core functionalities to make it more logical to users
3. Freeing up of screen real estate for data display

Allowing PPM and ALM to become integrated allows the company to use its existing investment in the applications in a more effective way."

Source:

Application Manager, Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Research by TechValidate

Simplified user experience means more time savings

“The simplified user interface in the new PPM will improve the user experience as well as save time due to less button clicking throughout the tool.”

Source:

Project Manager, Medium Enterprise Health Care Company



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