Planview Software Review for 2021

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Planview is a portfolio management and work management software that offer enterprise solutions through different products. It has comprehensive solutions for project portfolio management, strategic portfolio management, enterprise agile planning, lean portfolio management, agile program management, innovation management, and work management for teams. The software helps organizations transform how they drive delivery of strategic initiatives. Planview also enables teams to do their best work in a mix of work types that include project, Agile, Lean, and unstructured collaborative work.

Planview Features, Benefits, Product Strengths

Innovation Management

Planview‘s enterprise innovation management solution extracts ideas from across the organization’s ecosystem, centralizes them for evaluation and management, and transforms them into value that serves customers. Planview Spigit brings together innovation, customer voice, and engaged employees to move the best ideas forward. It provides the platform to help communicate challenges and opportunities across the organization, generate and capture new ideas, and manage the entire process of evaluation, prioritization, and collaboration.

Portfolio Management

Planview offers several portfolio management solutions and products. Enterprise One includes features for strategic and financial planning, project portfolio management, product portfolio management, and capability and technology management. Users are able to accelerate strategic execution by integrating business and technology planning, optimizing all resources, and delivering breakthrough products, services, and customer experiences to achieve maximum business performance. It has key features that span strategy, demand, planning, execution, outcomes, collaboration, analytics and reporting, and security. Planview PPM Pro includes features for enterprise work management and project portfolio management. It is an enterprise work management solution that advances PPM and project delivery services. Users are able to collect, prioritize, and execute projects to help PMOs focus resources on work that delivers the most value. Key features include PPM, project intake management, prioritization alignment, requests, time tracking, dashboards and reports, team collaboration tools, predictive portfolio analysis, Gantt charts, and security.

 Work Management

Planview work management are solutions that provide digital workspaces that help empower teams to deliver their best work. LeanKit is an enterprise Kanban for Lean and Agile delivery. It is software that visualizes work, scales teams-of-teams, and promotes continuous improvement. Users are able to visually track and manage the flow of work from strategy to delivery in enterprise Kanban boards. Key features include process and work visualization, real-time work status, risk identification, cross-team work connections, and WIP limits. Planview Projectplace is software that provides project-centric collaborative workspaces that brings teams together to support everyday project delivery across the enterprise. It combines online team collaboration and project management software to help manage group projects and complete daily tasks. Key features include document collaboration, workload view, workspace overview, collaborative work streams, Gantt charts, and Kanban boards.

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Planview Pricing

Planview products and solutions are custom-configured for an organization’s requirements. Pricing depends on the specific configuration. It offers solution and product demos, and 30-day free trials. An online form is available at their website.

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Planview Target Market

Planview portfolio management and work management software is ideal for mid-size to large companies in the business of creating innovative products and services. The software is valuable for teams and enterprises who wants to leverage and harness the power of Agile to transform their business and delight their customers. It is useful for CIOs, enterprise architects, resource managers, release train engineers, PMO and EPMO teams, new product development managers, agile coaches and program managers, project managers, and people leaders.

Supported Languages

Supports English, French, German, Norwegian, and Swedish

Some of their Clients

Clients include Royal Bank of Scotland, Flowserve Corporation, Polaris Industries, eircom Group, Mentor, ThermoFisher Scientific, National Westminster Bank, and Parkview Health.

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Planview Testimonials

Steve Marjot works for a major retail and commercial bank in Scotland. He stated that Planview enables the bank to maintain a controlled environment and provide a transparency of delivery across their Agile teams. They are able to track main-level financial data, outcomes, and business cases, and ultimately deliver value throughout business domains or value streams. Planview helps his team and the bank in the transition, step by step.

Eric van Gemeren is the Chief Transformation Officer of one of the largest suppliers of industrial and environmental machinery. The goal of the company is to be adaptive and flexible to change. Planview has allowed the company to have a close working relationship with strategic partners. As they evolve their product portfolio and business models in many locations, Planview lets them apply quickly new models of working to their business processes, organization roles and responsibilities, and metrics.

Why Planview

Planview consistently delivers software solutions that create organizational focus on strategic outcomes that matter while empowering teams to deliver their best work. For several decades, it has built a comprehensive set of portfolio and work management solutions designed to support different styles of work in large enterprises. It continues to empower organizations to manage transformation with the flexibility to do it on their own terms and pace.

Company Info

Planview, Inc., is a privately held computer software company based in Austin, Texas. It was founded in 1989 by Patrick Durbin. The company has focused on helping enterprises transform strategy to delivery especially in today’s highly disruptive markets. It provides solutions that create organizational focus on outcomes that matter as well as empower teams to help them deliver their best work. The company serves thousands of customers and over a million users worldwide.

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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.

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