Portfolio Management
3 Key Learnings from the 2019 CHI Executive Decision Making Conference in Philadelphia
Data, real-time optimization, and artificial intelligence take center stage
PMO
Implementing Stage-Gate Part 1: Defining the Requirements
The 6 key steps for kicking off a successful Stage-Gate implementation
Strategic planning
Cross-Functional Planning – 5 Reasons It “Won’t” Work for Your Organization
Cross-functional planning streamlines the management of complex projects, reducing the risk of costly executional errors and increasing the [...]
Project Management
It’s Time to Assess Project Management Maturity
Why regularly improving and streamlining project management activities can drive a business’s long-term productivity and success.
Product Development & Lifecycle
Siloed thinking in a hybrid world
The integration of the responsiveness of Agile with the governance of Stage-Gate just makes sense and it’s a natural way of working… [...]
SAFe
Lean Portfolio Management and the necessary evolution of Portfolio Management approaches
The 2019 Global SAFe Summit saw the introduction of the new 5.0 SAFe Framework, and emphasized the key role of Business Agility supported by [...]
Agile & Lean
The value of Strategic Portfolio Management to the Agile Organization
Research undertaken by independent research firm, Forrester, explains how Strategic portfolio management (SPM) within Agile organizations can [...]
Project Management
The Project Revolution: Adapting To A Project Driven World
Guest blogger and ex-chairman of the PMI, Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez delves into this trend in the world of Project Management as part of his masterclass [...]
Product Development & Lifecycle
What is the Innovation Diamond?
Innovation and new product development is one of the most complex business puzzles there is. But which factors influence success?
Strategic planning
Why build a strategic roadmap?
Strategic roadmaps can be a great tool to facilitate communication and alignment around your strategic plan.
PMO
Planisware at Project Challenge, London
Planisware will showcase its two solutions at the upcoming Project Challenge Exhibition in London.
Product Development & Lifecycle
Innovation Requires a Healthy Organizational Split Personality
Innovation is a team sport, requiring a complete set of professional skills.
Agile & Lean
The Role of the PMO: Help build Practices & Communities
The PMO has a key role to play in helping the organization build best practices and communities.
Agile & Lean
Agile PMOs: The next step in PMO evolution
With such a radical change as the shift from waterfall to Agile project management, how should the PMO transform itself?
Agile & Lean
The State of Enterprise Agile
Agile transformation at Enterprise level is new, but it is developing quickly.
Agile & Lean
The role of the PMO: Help bridge the Agile expectations gap
Despite widespread adoption, and an active community of practitioners, companies are still struggling to realize the benefits of Agile.
Strategic planning
5 Reasons to rethink your technology roadmap
Read on for 5 reasons why it pays to rethink your technology roadmap, and how our Roadmapping Masterclass can help your organisation.
Resource management
Resource management: The right person at the right time
Improving team and resource management is a key aspect of improving project execution.
PMO
Planisware attends PMO Conference 2019, London
The fifth annual Project Management Office (PMO) Conference took place on Thursday 13th June near St Paul’s in London
PMO
The Stage-Gate methodology, in its creator’s words
In this short video, he explains the fundamentals of the Stage-Gate methodology and how it came into existence.
PMO
What is a Project Management Office and why do you need it?
More and more companies are setting up PMO, but what is prompting this shift? What is the primary role, and how can it help your company?
Agile & Lean
Planisware is now a Scaled Agile Partner!
We’re delighted to announce that Planisware is now Scaled Agile Partner in the Platform category!
Portfolio Management
The 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Project and Portfolio Management is out!
... And we’re delighted that Planisware is again positioned as a Leader!
Product Development & Lifecycle
Deliver more features with Lean Product Development
One of the major frustrations in New Product Development is when teams don't release features at the speed at which they should do.
Agile & Lean
Tools for agile transformation: The RACI chart
By design, Agile methodologies must involve the whole department / entity where they are being implemented.
PMO
Implementing Stage-Gate: 5 key elements
Starting with an overview of the process and of 5 key elements that can make or break a Stage-Gate method process project.
PMO
When are we ready for Stage-Gate?
How exactly do you know that your department or organization is ready for Stage-Gate?
PMO
Stage-Gate: What do the critics say?
Stage-Gate is not perfect: here are the three main criticisms levelled at this methodology.
PMO
5 reasons for choosing Stage-Gate to start your PMO
Why would Stage-Gate be any better than other methodologies get started with building your PMO’s project management processes ?
PMO
Kickstart your PMO processes with the Stage-Gate methodology
Are you wondering how to get started with Project Management processes? Structure your PMO with Stage-Gate methodology.
Project Management
The conflict management guide for project managers
We will try to understand conflict in detail and learn how project managers should handle conflicts.
Portfolio Management
5 Project Portfolio Management trends in 2018
What does the future hold for project portfolio management? What project portfolio management trends will be in demand in 2018? 
Project Management
7 things your project dashboard should have
An ideal project dashboard is what you make of it according to the needs and challenges of your projects and organization.
Project Management
Seeking project management inspiration from the Sydney Opera House
Let’s see what it can teach us about the Sydney Opera House's project management.
Project Management
Seeking inspiration from the Taj Mahal for project management
What can the Taj Mahal teach us about project management? 
PMO
How a Project Management Office can help a charity
Often Project Management offices (PMO) are not taken seriously in the charity sector, learn why is it important.
Resource management
10 leadership best practices for Project leaders
Project managers are not necessarily project leaders. What are the 7 leadership best practices for project leaders?
Project Management
10 best practices for project estimation
What are some best practices for estimating your projects properly ?
Project Management
The Great Wall of China – a project with many project sponsors
The Great Wall is one of the biggest manmade structures in the world, 21 196 kms. What can it teach us about project management?
Project Management
The Manhattan project – project management during difficult times
We will explore how the manhattan project contributed to the development of new project management methodologies in the 1940.
Project Management
The Panama Canal: a construction project of epic proportions
The Panama Canal is one of the few construction projects in the world. Let us explore how it can inspire project managers!
Resource management
How to launch and manage a short film project on a budget
If you have a short film project or idea in the back of your mind, then may be this article can help you produce and screen it.
Project Management
Learn the basics of film production management
Production management consists of managing the work, tasks, logistics and processes that contribute to the success of a movie.
Project Management
The 6 phases of project management for beginner project managers
Have you just landed a job in the field of project management? Are you going to manage your first project?
PMO
Resource management at the Project Management Office (PMO) level
At the PMO level resource management is a different ball game.
Project Management
Seeking inspiration from the Titanic for project management mistakes
The Titanic was the envy of the great maritime nations of the world! Its construction can teach us about project management mistakes.
Project Management
Seeking inspiration from the Eiffel Tower for project management
The construction of the Eiffel tower and the ingenuity of Gustave Eiffel can teach us a lot about Project Management.
PMO
5 Major roles a Project Management Office plays within a company
The PMO provides guidance and structure to the execution of projects. Let's take a look at some of the roles it plays.
Project Management
Project Success – 6 intangible reasons why projects are successful
it's smart to understand and analyze why projects succeed so that we can replicate the success strategies.
Strategic planning
Understanding Gantt Charts for beginners
Gantt charts are the most commonly used planning and charting technique. How and when are they used and what are their advantages.
Project Management
Project Management Ethics – an essential ingredient in project leadership
Why are ethics so important when it comes to project management?
Project Management
Seeking inspiration from the Golden Gate Bridge for project risk management
The Golden gate bridge in San Francisco is a great project. Its construction teaches us a lot of lessons about project risk management.
Agile & Lean
How can non-IT or non-software teams use Agile methodologies?
Agile methodologies are the talk of the town, but how can non tech teams use agile methodologies?
Portfolio Management
Why Project Portfolio management?
How does the project portfolio management help?