2018 User Summit North America Trip Report Nearly 250 PPM professionals gathered at Planisware's 2018 User Summit in San Francisco for two days of customer presentations, business focused round table discussions, Planisware workshops, and plenty of networking. Planisware User Summit North America 2018 Trip Report Download 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. Planisware co-founder and CEO, Pierre Demonsant, announced company achievements and the company’s new approach to the market, including expanding Planisware's solutions suite to include Orchestra – a turnkey PPM solution well-suited for IT and the mid-market. 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. Read the trip report for more information on what transpired in the 2018 summit. For general information about this User Summit, visit the event page.