2018 User Summit North America Recap Video On May 16 & 17, 2018 in San Francisco, California, Planisware's User Summit North America gathered almost 250 PPM professionals for two days of case studies, business focused round table discussions, Planisware workshops, and hours of networking. 2018 User Summit North America Recap Video Planisware’s User Summit North America brought together PPM professionals and thought leaders from around the world. The summit offered a unique and exclusive forum to discuss best practices and how to elevate PPM business processes to improve strategic planning practices and accelerate project deliveries. This event is exclusive to the Planisware community (customers and partners). Planisware co-founder and CEO, Pierre Demonsant, announced company achievements, including growth (revenue, employees and customers) and the organization’s continued leadership in the NPD market. He emphasized Planisware’s 168% SaaS growth in North America last year and discussed the company’s new approach to the market. This includes expanding Planisware's solutions suite to include Orchestra – a turnkey PPM solution wellsuited for IT and the mid-market – and an enhanced focus on capabilities for project control and engineering. Pierre also presented Planisware’s new Expert Certification and Tier 1 and 2 Offshore Support (through b-software) programs. This was followed by a demo of Planisware’s upcoming V6.3 release, including an updated user interface and the unveiling of Planisware’s Extended Enterprise (secure way for you to work seamless with suppliers and contractors) and Predictive Analysis. Over the course of the summit, attendees chose from 35 different educational and interactive sessions focused on how to improve project and portfolio management methodologies, and build the right governance, processes and capabilities to enable these efforts. With several thought leaders and subject matter experts in attendance and a variety of presentations focused on process vs. implementation best practices well-suited for both new and mature PPM audiences, the summit offered a comprehensive view of the power of PPM as well as practical steps for gaining maturity and improving results. Check out the recap video to get a glimpse of the event and hear what customers had to say about their experiences. For general information about the this conference, visit the event page.