May 25, 2017

Can your PMO weather the elements?

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Temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, wind, precipitation, and cloudiness. When combined, these six elements make up the weather. Without taking all six into consideration, weather reports and forecasts are incomplete. The same can be said for your project management office (PMO). Across any project-driven organization, there are a set of components. They’re all relative and the [...]

Macro trend: Microservices

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Tech disruptors, such as Uber and Amazon, have placed huge pressure on businesses to innovate at an ever faster pace. To do so, organizations have had to rethink their traditional approach to development, leading many to embrace ‘microservices’ – an approach to application development in which a large application is built as a suite of [...]

Keeping project resourcing on track: How to avoid derailment

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It takes a lot to pull off a number of projects simultaneously: the right resources, a great plan, and most importantly a team with the right expertise. Some variables can be managed with the right planning, but team members leaving midway through projects can throw a spanner in the works. Just recently, the UK’s highest [...]

The Top 5 Reasons PMOs Fail

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There are many reasons a PMO either thrives or fails, but the most common reasons for failure are often not process or technology issues, but rather related to “people issues” in an organization. Ultimately, a PMO’s success rests in the hands of its team members, spanning across all levels of the org chart – it [...]

The results are in: Only 10% of PMOs feel they have what they need to pivot when there’s a change

Changepoint recently conducted a survey. Our goal was to discover how easy it is for project management offices (PMO) to pivot when there’s a change. Turns out, despite technology advancements in the industry, many organizations are still relying on disconnected systems to manage projects. In fact, 75 percent are still relying on spreadsheets. We also [...]

Gartner Positions Changepoint in the “Leader” Quadrants of BOTH 2016 IT PPM Software Applications and Cloud-Based IT PPM Services Magic Quadrants

Changepoint has been recognized as a “Leader” in both Gartner Magic Quadrants, IT PPM Software Applications(1) and Cloud-Based IT PPM Services(2). This is the second consecutive year that we appear in both Magic Quadrants. We are honored for the recognition! The IT PPM Software Applications and Cloud-Based IT PPM Services Magic Quadrants are available here on [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Gartner Positions Changepoint as a Visionary in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications for Its barometerIT Solution

Changepoint Recognized as Visionary for Second Year in a Row TORONTO – MARCH 22, 2016: Changepoint, a leading provider of solutions for project portfolio management (PPM), enterprise portfolio management (EPM) and professional services automation (PSA), today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned Changepoint barometerIT as a Visionary in its 2015 Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio* [...]