July 26, 2017

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 […]

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 […]

A new mindset: What the rise of bimodal IT means for PMOs

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Over the last six months, there has been a buzz building in IT circles about bimodal IT. Creeping onto the agenda of Gartner events, trade conferences and boardroom catch-ups, we’ve even started to hear the phrase on the lips of Changepoint customers. In a nutshell, bimodal IT manages two separate modes of IT delivery: one […]

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 […]

Project Kickoff: Ensuring Your Project Starts Off on the Right Foot

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Written by: Brad Egeland When you think of project kickoff, what comes to mind first? Starting a fresh project where everything is right with the world? A new beginning with a new client who is excited and ready to work with you on the path to a successful end solution? A fresh start with zero […]

You’re Doing Projects Right, But Are You Doing the Right Projects to Start?

PM World Journal recently published an article penned by our president Mark Upson, with words of wisdom on Doing the Right Projects vs. Doing Projects Right. In his piece, Mark explores the challenges businesses face in aligning strategy (doing the right projects) with execution (doing the projects right). He also gives hope to this ever-evolving […]

Changepoint Enables Next-Level Project Portfolio Management with New Daptiv PPM 360-Degree Resource Planning

This year we’ve been hard at work updating our Daptiv Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solution based on customer feedback to better support their fast-paced and evolving business environments. Today we’re excited to tell you about what we’ve been working on, and unveil the new lineup of Daptiv PPM functionalities, including powerful 360-Degree Resource Planning and […]

The interconnected project management of the future

We’ve all heard it before when talking about the Internet of Things (IoT), our fridges will be ordering our food before we know what we want, but the thought of this is hardly going to keep project managers awake with anticipation. Gimmicks aside, there don’t seem to be many solid working examples of how IoT […]