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Independent Research Analyst Names Planisware a Leader in Portfolio Management For The Business Technology Agenda

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 I San Francisco, California (USA) I Press Release I Analysts

Planisware is designated as a leader in portfolio management for the business technology agenda, achieving the highest score of all vendors in Current Offering.

March 25, 2015 (San Francisco, Ca.)– Planisware – a global provider of Project and Product Portfolio Management (PPM) software solutions for new product development (NPD) organizations – was among the select companies invited to participate in the Forrester Research report, “The Forrester Wave™: Portfolio Management Tools For The BT Agenda, Q1 2015.” In this evaluation, Planisware was cited as a leader in portfolio management for the business technology agenda.

In the age of the customer, organizations must integrate business and technology planning to move past siloed, project-centric portfolios and toward strategic portfolio execution. Leveraging robust, top-down, ad hoc views and predictive analytics, business technology portfolio management (BTPM) focuses on improving big picture planning to help businesses realize strategic objectives. 

For “The Forrester Wave™: Portfolio Management Tools for the BT Agenda, Q1 2015,” Margo Visitacion and Gordon Barnett evaluated the strengths and weaknesses of nine top BT portfolio management vendors against 45 criteria within the categories of Current Offering, Strategy, and Market Presence.

Planisware was named a Leader, achieving the highest score achieved out of all vendors in the Current Offering category and tied for the highest score in the Strategy category.  According to the study, Leaders, like Planisware, are “the clear Leaders and represent a solution space of a market that has matured significantly since its inception over 20 years ago.”

About Planisware, the study cites that “Forty-two percent of the top 50 global R&D spenders worldwide utilize Planisware solutions […] Planisware focuses strongly on portfolio and project management for new product development (NPD) and business users with an established portfolio management practice.  The vendor embraces the full life cycle from strategy to execution.”

We have built our position on the strength of our current product offering and deep understanding of market needs,” stresses Pierre Demonsant, founder and CEO of Planisware.  “We believe that the results of this Forrester Wave reflect our leadership in Business PPM.  Planisware is experiencing momentum in the market, something we look forward to continuing through innovation.

Planisware offers enterprise Project and Product Portfolio Management software that supports the end-to-end innovation and product development life cycle, from building a strategy to planning to execution. The company’s customer base includes Ford, Airbus, Philips, Pfizer and DuPont. For more information about Planisware, please visit www.planisware.com or call 888-752-6479.

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Planisware is a global provider of Project and Product Portfolio Management software solutions. Planisware's acclaimed configurability accommodates the company's customers across a variety of industries and empowers users to align the solution with key business programs and portfolio management processes. To learn more about Planisware, please visit www.planisware.com or call 888-752-6479.

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