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TechValidate Research on HPE Software Project and Portfolio Management

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108 Customers Surveyed

903 Data Points Collected

46 Published TechFacts

18 Published Charts

22 Published Case Studies



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HPE PPM helps overcome multiple challenges

What were the business and technology challenges you were facing before implementing HPE 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%

Case Study: Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise financial services company is based on a October 2014 survey of HP Software Project and Portfolio Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Addressed the following initiatives with HPE PPM:
    • Enterprise PPM (beyond IT)

Use Case

  • Currently has 10,000 + users of HPE PPM.
  • Upgraded their test instance to HPE PPM 9.30 in 1-2 Weeks.
  • Plans to upgrade to production for PPM 9.30 over one year from now.

Results

  • Agrees the following functionalities will add additional value in HPE PPM 9.3:
    • Inline adding, editing and cloning of positions in a staffing profile
    • Full access to reporting data through the new ETL and reporting database
  • Achieved the following with the PPM 9.3 features:
    • Increased IT employee productivity and efficiency
  • Will improve user adoption of HPE PPM by 51-100% with the new features in PPM 9.3.

HPE PPM enables greater than 50% ROI

A large enterprise financial services company reported more than 50% return on investment with the implementation of PPM.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise financial services company is based on a January 2011 survey of HP Project and Portfolio Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Centralizing all our project related data into one place and providing real time transperancy has significantly improved the way we run and manage projects.”

Challenges

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

Use Case

  • Supports 5000-10000 users on their HPE Project and Portfolio Management solution.
  • The following business units use their HPE Project and Portfolio Management solution:
    • Information/Technology
    • Corporate Real Estate
    • Marketing
    • R&D
    • Operations
    • HR, Risk &Finance
  • 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
    • Capture and record time and effort on projects
    • 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
    • Manage workflow and establish multiple program views

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
    • Comparison of how new ideas match up against existing portfolio of projects
    • Understanding the mix of job roles across the various staff communities
  • Improved project and program management in the following ways with their HPE 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 managing issues and change requests
  • 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
    • Assigning the best resource
  • Reported a more than 50% return on investment.
  • Improved overall project success by 30% – 40%.

HPE PPM enables transparency across firms for all projects

Deploying HPE’s PPM software has provided greater transparency across the firm for all projects regardless of which IT group is leading or doing the work.

IT Professional, Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

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%


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About HPE Software Project and Portfolio Management

HPE's innovative PPM solution helps executives overcome all challenges by providing critical information in real-time to help PMO makes the right investment decisions by standardizing, managing, and capturing the execution of project and operational activities and resources.

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