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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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Case Study: Large Enterprise Consumer Products Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise consumer products 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.

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges with their HPE Project and Portfolio Management solution:
    • Managed different proposals and projects more efficiently
    • Clarified project assignment
    • Managed time and human resources efficiently

Use Case

  • Supports 100-500 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
    • 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
    • Track and manage project change requests
    • Manage resource allocation and assignment to ensure effective resource utilization
    • Manage actual time spent on project-related activities

Results

  • Described an improvement 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
    • 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:
    • Coordinated risk management
    • Fostered team awareness of tasks and assignments
  • Improved resource management using their HPE Project and Portfolio Management solution by:
    • Better planning for supply and demand
    • Improving awareness of staff assignments and expectations
  • Reported a 30% – 40% return on investment.
  • Improved overall project success by 20% – 30%.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise professional services company is based on a February 2013 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.

“The user experience improvements for visibility and navigation on forms will have a big impact on the user community.”

Challenges

  • Addresses the following challenges with HPE PPM:
    • Demand Management/Demand Prioritization
    • Portfolio management
    • Resource management/utilization
    • Project/Program Management
    • Time Management
    • Project/Program/Application Financial Management

Use Case

  • Currently has 100-500 users of HPE PPM in their organization.
  • Will upgrade to production for HPE PPM 9.20 within next 3-4 months.

Results

  • Chose the following as the most valuable HPE PPM 9.20 functionalities based on their environment:
    • Improved user interface: clean and intuitive design for ease of use
    • Integration with HPE Application Lifecycle Manager or HPE Quality Center
    • 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
  • Could achieve the following top benefits with PPM 9.2:
    • Improved user adoption due to improved intuitive user experience
    • Allow both executives as well as PMOs can manage and prioritize IT investments
    • 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.
    • 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
    • Empowered connectivity- Time sheets approvers (project managers) can connect to corporate Time management system mini-app on the go
    • Support for Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend for IT staff
  • Will improve user adoption of PPM by 25-50% through the new features in PPM 9.2.
  • Reduced the time to execute projects by 10-25% due to the new improvements in PPM 9.2.

HPE 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%

PPM helps manage different proposals

67% of organizations managed different proposals and projects more efficiently by deploying their HPE Project and Portfolio Management solution.

HPE 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%

HPE PPM enables improved management visibility

HPE’s PPM has improved management’s visibility on the project’s status. This helped with our resource and financial planning.

Chief Technology Officer, Large Enterprise Banking Company



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