AUSTIN, Texas--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--During its Horizons 2013 Annual Customer Conference held October 16–18 in Austin, Texas, Planview® recognized four customers for advancing the discipline of project and portfolio management (PPM). These customers are at the vanguard of making smarter strategic decisions about how to best use their limited people and financial resources in support of business goals.
“The success of our clients is our number one priority at Planview, and it is gratifying to see that these customers are using Planview Enterprise® to become more innovative, provide higher levels of service, and improve financial performance.”
Vision Award: Physicians Mutual
Physicians Mutual has transformed its people, processes, and technology to become a more collaborative, Agile organization using the integration between Planview Enterprise and Rally Software’s Agile Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) platform. Having successfully achieved this vision in a short amount of time, Physicians Mutual continues to implement resource management and capacity planning best practices across its IT organization.
Achievement Award: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana has advanced their use of Planview Enterprise for resource capacity planning and investment planning to ensure they are fully selecting the highest value opportunities. This exemplifies outstanding success in getting more out of PPM software to deliver higher quality and better internal satisfaction ratings while reducing costs.
Community Award: University of Utah Health Care
University of Utah Health Care (UUHC) has been committed to sharing how they successfully centralized its IT operations and instituted a project management office (PMO) as well as PPM software and methodology. UUHC has shared their story not only with the Planview Customer Community, but also with peers at conferences, webcasts, and publications exemplifying their commitment to drive PPM excellence throughout the industry.
Innovation Award: NCR
NCR is using Planview Enterprise to align its people, resources, and projects with business goals and execute more efficiently. This includes nimbly adapting to changing market conditions to bring innovative, differentiated products to market as quickly as possible and in the time frame promised to customers.
“These recognized customers are realizing the potential of portfolio and resource management by focusing constrained resources on work that moves these businesses forward,” said Scott Hardey, host sponsor of Horizons and executive vice president of customer service at Planview. “The success of our clients is our number one priority at Planview, and it is gratifying to see that these customers are using Planview Enterprise® to become more innovative, provide higher levels of service, and improve financial performance.”
Held exclusively for Planview customers, the Horizons conference included informative content around portfolio and resource management best practices along with networking opportunities. Nineteen Planview customers – including the leadership award winners – presented case studies about their use and realized benefits using Planview Enterprise in product development, IT, services resource planning, and corporate financial planning.
Based in Austin, Texas, Planview is a portfolio and resource management company that helps organizations maximize business opportunities by optimizing the capacity of their finite people and financial resources. Market leaders rely on the company’s solutions to manage a wide range of portfolios, spanning product development, IT, services, and corporate finance, resulting in an enterprise-wide view of resources against demands. Planview’s singular focus on portfolio management and customer-centric culture for more than 20 years fuels a deep commitment to continuous innovation and customer success. For more information, visit http://www.planview.com.