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Innotas is a cloud portfolio management solution. It provides a top-down approach so users can have greater visibility and control for all its programs, projects, people and applications through their PPM software. It is a valuable tool for a wide range of executives, business, IT, software and project managers in helping align their organization with their business goals in a cost-effective, comprehensive yet simple-to-use application. And aside from a usable product, it also offers services for every customer engagement from implementation through adoption, helping them realize the value and return on investment in choosing the Innotas solution.
Features, Benefits, Strengths
Project Portfolio and Resource Management ‚Äì Innotas cloud portfolio management provide users with strategic insight and visibility into project and program groupings so they can focus on the right projects that support business goals. They can configure and organize projects in a number of portfolios and create as many portfolios as required. Project analytics, dashboards and reports equip users with real-time analytics to measure, manage, track and trace projects and resources. The resource management feature enables users to proactively allocate resources, perform demand planning, capacity planning and time tracking. Users can prioritize work, manage project, tasks and resources in one place, collect project requests and analyze the value of those requests as against available resources. It is also capable of financial tracking and reporting for managing project budgets.
Agile Portfolio and Application Portfolio Management ‚Äì This cloud solution has features that use scoring so that project team members can spend more time on high-value work. The software provides visibility and reporting so that agile team members can track progress toward prioritized work. Users can make use of real-time utilization reports and what-if scenario analysis for better resource planning and identification of gaps in the headcount. The Application Portfolio Management feature enables users to prioritize, align and plan the organization’s applications. Users can track and manage applications and maximize resources for higher value projects and work. It can be used as the single point of entry for service request management and also provide real-time status and data to avoid cost overruns.
Predictive Portfolio Analysis and Integration Platform ‚Äì Innotas has a patent-pending predictive engine that powers its predictive portfolio analysis solution. It helps users identify, plan and align the best projects that can be done with existing resources to create the optimal portfolio. It helps in the selection of the best resources to complete high value projects thereby achieving peak utilization. The analysis also helps improve stakeholder relationships. It also increases the ability of the business to adapt to changes and save time and money all through a fully automated predictive engine. The Integration Platform allows a simplified process of integrating different IT and business systems such as MS Project, Atlassian JIRA, Service Now, Front Range, Zendesk, and other applications.
Innotas pricing is available only by contacting the vendor directly for a quote.
Innotas cloud portfolio management solution is for mid-size to large enterprises. It is valuable for IT managers, PMOs, executive management, agile development managers, project managers and resource managers.
Some of their Clients
Clients include The Weather Channel, Crocs, Crayola, SCAN Health Plan, Vermont, Bank of the West, The North West Company, and the University of Southern Mississippi.
Monisha Longacre of The Weather Channel described the solution as clearly focused on the PPM fundamentals that enabled them to implement and see results quickly.
Dave Centineo of Maxim Healthcare Services stated that since using Innotas, they have gotten better transparency and reporting, increased productivity, and cost savings while meeting budget requirements.
Innotas as a cloud portfolio management system provides an alternative to on-premise PPM software that can take a longer time to implement. It has a comprehensive set of features that are well integrated. It also provides services to help customers realize the value and ROI of the software solution.
Innotas, Inc is a privately held software company based in San Francisco, CA, USA. It was founded in 2006, but its origin dates back to 2000. It was founded by a team led by Sarb Takhar, who is currently the CTO of the company. The leaders were trying to improve IT governance and management process with the idea of adding more accountability, visibility and transparency. They realized that the most cost-effective way to do this is by using cloud computing technology to offer a SaaS-based product with project portfolio management functionality and other features. Recognizing that people is also a critical element in their success, Innotas is committed to excellence and customer success by providing an engagement manager for every client project.
Jose Santos is a long-time contributing writer for project-management.com. He is a subject matter expert in the field of project management and has many years of experience writing about project management software and tools. He has written hundreds of articles for the project management industry, including numerous software reviews, book reviews, training site reviews, and more.