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PPM 9.2 - Top benefits

If you were able to beta test the PPM 9.2 can you describe the top benefits you could achieve from the newly added features?

Improved user adoption due to improved intuitive user experience
76%
Comprehensive view and one-stop management of all projects, IT or non-IT and Agile or traditional
33%
Flexible controls over the release processes and solid compliance objectives, without losing sight of the big picture
10%
Both executives as well as PMOs can manage and prioritize IT investments
33%
Improved collaboration in engineering across the complete application lifecycle.
14%
Unified, real-time and actionable information for all projects
33%
Improved agility - The integrations enable planning of project milestones and resources and enforcement and automation of processes and workflows across the application lifecycle and across all agile and traditional projects
33%
Reduced risk - Users are able to track project status, progress and trends and get the visibility into strategic business priorities, then also at the initiative level and across projects
29%
Reduced costs.- The integrations enable prioritizing user tasks and work items, efficient management of resources and automation of key administration tasks across PPM and ALM.
24%
Consolidated view – Ability to integrate more easily with Application Lifecycle Manager (ALM) giving access to new dashboards /content relating to quality and requirement metrics in addition to time, resource, issues and risks
24%
Empowered connectivity- Time sheets approvers (project managers) can connect to corporate Time management system mini-app on the go
33%
Support for Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend for IT staff
38%
Other
10%

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

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Survey of 21 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management



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Most valuable feature of PPM 9.2

Based on your knowledge from the beta test of HP PPM 9.20 and your organization which of the following functionalities would be of most value to you based on your environment?

Improved User Interface: Clean and intuitive design for ease of use
86%
Integration with HP Agile Manager as we have agile projects
36%
Integration with HP Application Lifecycle Manager or HP Quality Center
14%
Mobile PPM Enterprise mini-application: Access to PPM Time sheets/time management approval mini-app designed specifically for mobile devices such as tablets or smartphones
50%
Other
18%

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

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Survey of 22 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management



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HP PPM customers have a wide range of users

How many users of HP PPM do you currently have in your organization?

100-500
44%
500-1000
6%
1000-5000
22%
5000-10000
11%
10,000 +
17%

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Survey of 18 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management



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HP PPM helps address different attributes associated with project and portfolio management

Which of the following challenges are addressed by HP PPM in your organization?

Demand Management/Demand Prioritization
76%
Portfolio management
67%
Resource management/utilization
90%
Project/Program Management
95%
Time Management
90%
Application Portfolio Management
29%
Project/Program/Application Financial Management
67%
Other
10%

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

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Survey of 21 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management



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HP PPM customers see significant improvement in project process

Please estimate the impact of improved program and project management processes as related to overall project success compared with the process prior to implementing PPM.

More than 50%
13%
40% - 50%
9%
30% - 40%
13%
20% - 30%
30%
10% - 20%
13%
1% - 10%
13%
No improvement
9%

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Survey of 23 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management



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Customers claim instant ROI with HP PPM

Please estimate the ROI of improved portfolio management processes compared with the process prior to implementing PPM.

More than 50%
6%
40% - 50%
6%
30% - 40%
6%
20% - 30%
47%
10% - 20%
12%
1% - 10%
24%

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Survey of 17 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management



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HP 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.

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Survey of 36 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management



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HP PPM brings significant efficiencies in program and project management

How would you describe the improvement in project and program management?

Significantly improved visibility into project and program status, allowing timely executive intervention
59%
Improved ability to deliver projects on time
44%
Improved ability to deliver projects on budget
36%
A common, shared understanding of project and program risks, allowing for coordinated risk management
44%
Financial understanding of our actual project costs
44%
The whole team is aware of their tasks and assignments
46%
Issues and change requests are now consistently tracked and managed
33%
Project plans consistently conform to our standards and methodologies
36%
Other
8%

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

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Survey of 39 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management



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HP PPM improves demand management process

How would you describe the improvement in demand management?

Better alignment of strategic initiatives
45%
Increased visibility into future proposals and initiatives
68%
Deeper understanding of the trade-offs needed to balance portfolio of projects
34%
Management-level visibility into the numbers and types of demands that were coming in
71%
Having a consistent and transparent governance process increases our stakeholders understanding and satisfaction
58%
Able to quickly determine how new ideas compare against our existing portfolio of projects
26%
Other
13%

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

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Survey of 38 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management



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HP PPM popular use-cases

Please describe how you are employing HP PPM in production today.

Capture and manage strategic demands
73%
Capture and manage routine maintenance requests (proposals)
43%
Maintain visibility of overall status of all in-flight projects and programs
75%
Manage project tasks and activities
68%
Capture and record time and effort on projects
65%
Track and manage the portfolio of proposals and projects
65%
Strategic planning and management for priority discussions on all proposals, projects, programs and assets
38%
Manage project financials to ensure effective cost controls
40%
Track and manage project risks and issues
55%
Track and manage project change requests
57%
Manage project-related costs and budgets
45%
Manage resource allocation and assignment to ensure effective resource utilization
55%
Manage actual time spent on project-related activities
60%
Manage application lifecycle (proposal – project – asset) to maximize the value of investments
23%
Other
15%

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

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Survey of 40 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management



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HP PPM is used by multiple business units

Which business areas / units are using HP PPM?

Information/Technology
95%
Corporate Real Estate
15%
Marketing
12%
R&D
12%
Operations
34%
Other
29%

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

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Survey of 41 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management



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PPM helps with multiple challenges

What were the business and technology challenges you were facing before implementing HP Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)?

It was difficult to manage all our different proposals and projects
71%
It took us a long time to update project financials and status
40%
We started many projects, but never knew if we had the right priority
40%
We had no clear idea what all the projects were that we were working on
52%
Our people were not sure what projects they should be working on
31%
We did not have an effective way to manage capacity and often over committed our people
69%
Other
29%

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

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Survey of 42 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management



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HP PPM helps overcome multiple challenges

What were the business and technology challenges you were facing before implementing HP Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)?

It was difficult to manage all our different proposals and projects
71%
It took us a long time to update project financials and status
40%
We started many projects, but never knew if we had the right priority
40%
We had no clear idea what all the projects were that we were working on
52%
Our people were not sure what projects they should be working on
31%
We did not have an effective way to manage capacity and often over committed our people
69%
Other
29%

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

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Survey of 42 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management



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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.

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Survey of 30 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management



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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.

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Survey of 32 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management



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The Impact of Implementing HP Project and Portfolio Management

Please estimate the impact of improved program and project management processes as related to overall project success. (Compared with the process prior to implementing PPM.)

More than 50%: 12%
40% - 50%: 12%
30% - 40%: 12%
20% - 30%: 35%
10% - 20%: 12%
1% - 10%: 18%

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Survey of 17 users of HP Project and Portfolio Management





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