Daptiv (by Changepoint) Software Review for 2021

Changepoint logoDaptiv PPM by Changepoint is a flexible portfolio management solution that enables companies to make better decisions and improve business outcomes across the enterprise. It is a complete project portfolio management system that allows users to manage hybrid portfolios from a single view, optimize resources that results in increased productivity, and provide deep insights through analytics and reporting tools. Users streamline their project intake processes and manage staff and resources to help them align priorities to business strategy.

Daptiv Features, Benefits, and Product Strengths

Project and Portfolio Management

Daptiv PPM lets users manage a combined portfolio across project execution methodologies. They can view the entire combined portfolio in one location. Whether waterfall, agile, lean, or hybrid models, the software works with different processes and evolves as you update those processes. Control project costs and increase business value. You can improve the bottom line and contribute greater business value with tools that coordinates planning and promotes visibility into financials. The software also works with a strategic portfolio management module that elevates and accelerates portfolio planning.

Resource Management

The PPM solution helps users manage and optimize resources. You can match appropriate resources to projected demand, which results in increased productivity and satisfaction. Improve outcomes with features that provide increased oversight and control. You can define resource requirements, allocate resources to projects and programs, and set resource thresholds.

Reporting & Analytics, New Product Development, and Integrations

Daptiv software includes reporting and analytics tools that provide insights for more accurate decision making. Users gain insights from using its dashboards, AI-powered insights, and advanced cloud-based analytics powered by IBM Cognos. It also connects to other data sources such as ERP and agile tools so you can visualize and predict roadblocks and forecast outcomes. An integration-as-a-service offering lets you pull data from apps such as BMC, Salesforce, ServiceNow, MS Project, Jira, SAP, Oracle Peoplesoft, Workday, Rally, Azure, Smartsheet, Trello, Microsoft Dynamics, Asana, CollabNet VersionOne, Wrike, AirTable, Monday.com, and HubSpot.

Daptiv Pricing

Daptiv PPM by Changepoint invites interested parties to complete a web contact form to speak with a Changepoint professional and learn more about their market-leading solutions.

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Daptiv Target Market

Daptiv PPM by Changepoint is ideal for businesses and enterprises of all sizes requiring a project portfolio management solution. Leaders in the PMO, IT PMO, and new product development, executive stakeholders, resource managers, and project managers will gain the most benefit in using the software.

Supported Languages

Supports English, German, French, and Spanish.

Some of their Clients

Clients include Newgen Software Technologies, Fluor Corporation, Ballance Agri Nutrients, ABSL, Beam, City of Beverly Hills, and Illuminating Concepts.

Daptiv Testimonials

Curtis Wampler is a program manager of a corporation that previously managed projects using Excel, MS Project, and an in-house-developed project tracking tool. But their solution was not flexible enough for their needs, and they needed to ensure better business outcomes. After evaluating several PPM products, they chose Daptiv PPM to provide an IT PMO solution to help them run waterfall and agile projects. It has more capabilities, adapts better to the organization’s process, and has significantly better customer support. Curtis stated that Daptiv PPM by Changepoint provides greater visibility into projects and next steps. As a result, their PMs are more productive and their executives are better informed.

Ronda Lee is project management coordinator of a company that provides clients diverse solutions in theatrical lighting, architectural lighting, retail lighting, media effects, and design. The company used a variety of tools to manage workflow, including sticky notes, whiteboards, and spreadsheets. They needed to monitor key business objectives and establish an overall portfolio view of projects. The company chose Daptiv PPM for its extensive ability to capture, monitor, organize, and communicate project data. Ronda stated that the solution facilitated cross-departmental communications, allowing them to look at allocated resources, project milestones, and process control—all the important aspects from beginning to end.

Why Daptiv PPM?

Daptiv PPM by Changepoint enables project portfolio managers, enterprise architects, and other business leaders to gain visibility, mitigate risk, and accelerate capacity and velocity. In today’s changing business landscape, Daptiv provides users the tools to adapt, modify, and evolve their portfolio so they can align investments to business strategy. The Changepoint solution provides a comprehensive set of products that include ideation and demand management, project and resource management, time and cost tracking, integration connectors, and embedded analytics to manage portfolio health.

Company Info

Daptiv is a product of Changepoint, a privately held software company based in Seattle. Daptiv Solutions started in 1997 as eProject, then changed its name to Daptiv in 2007. It is a PPM solution that helps companies improve their strategic planning and business execution through its flexible solution and professional services. In 2014, Seattle-based Changepoint acquired Daptiv Solutions to offer a wide-range of project portfolio management and professional services automation products, including on-premise, hosted, and SaaS solutions. In early 2021, Changepoint announced its complete acquisition by Planview, offering an expanded portfolio of solutions to help all its customers with tools and resources to better plan and deliver their most important initiatives.

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Jose Maria Delos Santos

Jose Maria Delos Santos

Jose is a subject matter expert and member of the writing team for Project-Management.com and Bridge24. He has written hundreds of articles including project management software reviews, books reviews, training site reviews, and general articles related to the project management industry.

1 Response

  1. Avatar Helmut Friesl says:

    I agree with Jose that Daptiv is one of the best PPM and PSA Solutions in the world. We use it every day and we can not understand how we worked before.

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