March 25, 2017

IIPA: The blueprint for better business

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Integrated IT portfolio management (IIPA) solutions, by the sound of it, isn’t really designed to make you swoon. But IIPA is pretty essential for today’s business. Why? It’s changing the game for how businesses gain insight into IT assets. With the right IIPA tool, enterprise architects are able to gain a comprehensive inventory across the […]

Changepoint announcing new Daptiv TTM, a mobile application for effortless time and task management

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Projects rely on time, because time is money. Tracking the tasks that make up a project and the time it takes to complete them is what helps ensure the health and success of initiatives across an organization. But time and task tracking is tedious, and often left to the last minute, decreasing accuracy. Not anymore… Changepoint […]

Approaching digital transformation: The fuel for success

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Digital transformation efforts continue to reshape our industry—literally and figuratively. Our customers have been eager to understand more about digital transformations; with a number of businesses planning to digitally transform this year, it is vital that these massive IT projects are managed effectively. This isn’t a process to be undertaken lightly, of course, digital transformations require […]

Bimodal IT: What does it mean for CIOs?

Any CIO worth their salt will keep track of the latest technology trends analysts are discussing and exploring. Over the past year, those who listened to prophecies about the Internet of Things and Big Data Analytics have started to reap the rewards these new technologies are beginning to bring to the business arena. The next […]

The elephant in the room: The “consumption gap”

Technology. It’s everywhere. Technology is being used to transform how people live, connect, and do business. It’s a commodity that can be bought and sold—the ubiquity of which is changing how IT services and sales are being conducted. Traditionally in sales and services—particularly in IT—the supplier has had all the power. There was a demand […]

Daptiv PPM by Changepoint, now in Portuguese

Brazilian Changepoint customers using Daptiv PPM by Changepoint can now work easier in its newest localization: Brazilian Portuguese. Now the seventh localization for Daptiv PPM, Brazilian Portuguese joins English, French, German, Spanish, simplified Chinese, and Japanese. Changepoint recognizes the globalization efforts made by firms worldwide, and that is precisely why it continues to grow localization […]

5 steps to improved task management

This article isn’t going to focus on any one task management solution. What works best for you, your project, your project customer, your project team and your overall collaboration and reporting needs is for you to figure out and decide. But what I can and will discuss here is my own thoughts on five key […]

Project management: Getting down to the basics

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Wouldn’t it be nice if we could break project management (PM) down to simple basics? Some key practices to follow that would simplify our lives as project managers and make repeatable successes a more likely concept going forward? Oh wait! I know the answer to this one. We can. It’s called project management best practices. Now, I […]

How to tell if you’re in the market for a new PSA solution

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Business moves at the speed of light, it seems. And, if business is good, customer demands keep pouring in. That’s great! But not if you’re professional services organization (PSO) isn’t equipped to manage the demand. More often than not, being able to do a great job and fulfill engagements comes down to the tools we […]

PPM 101: The why and the how of it

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Every single organization relies on portfolios, programs, and projects to keep moving. Whether it’s an ongoing project or a new one, every change is measured as such … and managed as such. But portfolios, programs, and projects aren’t what provide value to an organization—value lies in how the initiatives are executed. That’s where project portfolio […]