The annual Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® identifies U.S. hospitals with the best overall performance across multiple organizational metrics, including clinical, operational, and financial. The ability of some hospitals to adapt as the industry is changing demonstrates leadership as the winners set the standards their peers seek to achieve. Study projections indicate that if the new national benchmarks of high performance were achieved by all hospitals in the United States, nearly 126,500 additional lives could be saved, almost 109,000 additional patients could be complication-free, and $1.8 billion in inpatient costs could be saved.
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With the new CA Project & Portfolio Management (CA PPM) 15.3, you can tailor projects to any business unit with drag and-drop ease. Whether complex workflow for HR or simple task management for sales, workers now spin up projects in minutes—not days. Add in-app collaboration to eliminate redundant meetings, a familiar Microsoft Excel®-like grid to manage budgets, a new connection for third-party business intelligence (BI) tools to unearth answers, and you have the most modern project portfolio management app on the market today.
Download this whitepaper today to find out more about CA PPM 15.3—a simple, powerful and practical project portfolio management tool available on-premises and in the cloud—let you modernize the project management office.
Modern solutions like CA PPM continue to raise the bar above last-generation IT demand management tools, continuously providing new features to ease the burden of the PMO, the financial manager, the resource manager and the product manager.
In the last few years, new vendors looking to exploit the large and increasingly influential project and portfolio management (PPM) market have developed modules that “snap” into their SaaS platforms. These vendors claim their tools are easy to install, easy to manage and save customers money. It sounds too good to be true. And for most organizations, it is.
Carefully consider whether you need a PPM solution that is only capable of providing low-level functionality for the project manager, or if your organization could benefit from PPM technology that provides 360-degree optics across your organization, delivers actionable business intelligence and enables extensive modeling and forecasting capabilities to make data-driven business decisions.
At a Glance
Today’s workforce has grown accustomed to using personal technologies that make communication easy and simplify their lives. But many enterprise tools haven’t kept pace. Most current project and portfolio management solutions fail to provide simple ways of performing everyday tasks. They don’t facilitate contextual communication that would help to solve problems, and they lack key functionality: the ability to narrow the focus to relevant data, to drill down for additional information and to efficiently forecast financials and model outcomes.
Download this whitepaper now to see how CA PPM brings more value to your business by providing 15 key features that remain unaddressed by other products on the market today.
More than 400,000 workers at some 400 companies—including Polycom, Qantas and Toyota already use CA Project & Portfolio Management SaaS (CA PPM SaaS) to reduce costs, drive adoption and make smarter business decisions.
Download this whitepaper today to find out more about how this solution can help your company today.
Software drives competitive advantage more than ever at an increasing velocity for releases along with higher, overwhelming levels of deployment complexity.
Dramatic growth in mobile applications, analytics, systems of engagement, and cloud demands that organizations respond adaptively, even as resource constraints make it challenging to nearly impossible to do so. As a result of these combined factors, IDC sees increased interest in, demand for, and adoption of agile approaches to development and also for business initiatives driving adoption of agile approaches to overall project, program, and portfolio management. As we receive inquiry on this area increasingly, it makes sense to assess this market.
Project and portfolio management or PPM software can make or break an organization’s ability to deliver.
The recent growth in portfolio management as a strategic business function has led to many vendors of software related to elements of project execution “bolting on” project and portfolio management (PPM) modules. This is a clear attempt to try and get a piece of a growing, lucrative market.
Twenty five years ago, PPM software was nothing more than project management software with the ability to publish or share information across projects. It was capable of doing a lot, but none of it was intuitive and therefore wasn’t particularly useful. Compared to today’s solutions, those products were dinosaurs. Since then, many vendors have invested a lot of money into their solutions, developing world-class offerings that can truly support effective management of the portfolio, and, more important, of the business that portfolio drives.
In too many organizations today, innovation isn’t happening fast enough. Within these businesses, skills are siloed and resources are misaligned. As businesses seek to speed innovation and meet their growth and revenue targets, they have to get maximum utility out of all their investments—including in the areas of IT infrastructure, product development and human resources.
This buyer’s guide is intended to help those decision makers tasked with making this critical buying decision—focusing on the characteristics that help enterprises address both their immediate and long term needs. This guide shows how leveraging a PPM platform that delivers both top-down, strategic portfolio management, as well as bottom-up project management capabilities, helps organizations maximize their ROI over the long term.
The ‘80s Called… … And they don’t want their enterprise Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) tools back.
If your Project Management Office (PMO) is still relying on the same or similar processes and systems used when neon and mullets were trending, it will never keep pace with today’s market demands or shifts in technology. Six-month deployment schedules and command and control models of yesteryear are actively being replaced with continuous delivery methods and practices like agile and lean—all in the interest of driving greater customer engagement.
Speed is increasingly becoming the most important factor in project execution for a modern business. Of course, it has always been important to deliver projects as quickly as possible—that’s why schedules were developed and managed to. But historically those schedules were usually rather arbitrary. Today, things are very different. Customers expect more functionality more quickly than ever before, and they are unwilling to tolerate delays or missed commitments.
Organizations have recognized the importance of minimizing time to delivery, seeking to leverage opportunities and solve challenges in as little time as possible, but in doing so they have frequently forgotten one critical aspect. They aren’t actively managing those time horizons—they are simply careening headlong toward the end goal. That can introduce significant problems, and that’s what we want to look at in this white paper.
At the most fundamental level an organization only does two things: operations and changes to operations. Regardless of the industry an organization is part of, or whether it is private or public sector, large or small, there is a constant drive to protect and improve operational aspects.
Whether it is launching a new product or service, decreasing costs, protecting infrastructure from failure or preventing regulatory noncompliance, there are numerous areas where an organization wants to change something about how it operates. That’s where projects come in.
In this whitepaper we look at what causes projects to fail so regularly and offer a sustainable approach for improving performance consistently.
In a fast-changing app economy, agility and alignment are king. Without these attributes, it’s difficult to address top priorities around growth, customers and workforce. Organizations need to know that they’re developing and delivering the solutions that customers want when they want them. That means aligning the right resources to best-bet projects in order to roll out new offerings on time and within budget—and ultimately deliver value to the business.
Take steps to improve resource management today. Because when your people are engaged, your projects really move. Learn more about CA PPM resource management today by downloading this white paper.
Reconstructing resource management tools to simplify tasks, drive collaboration and facilitate action.
People who use technologies at home expect the same ease of use and intuitiveness for the tools they use in the workplace. But enterprise tools aren’t keeping up with the pace of change. Many product and portfolio management (PPM) solutions force resource managers to create entire workflows or navigate through multiple screens just to see the fundamental component of resource management—what their people are working on.
Resource managers also cite shortcomings such as no simple way to perform everyday tasks, communicate in context with others, drill down into key information, narrow the field of resources and forecast financials and model outcomes.
At a Glance
To excel as resource manager, you need to quickly find the right talent to solve the right problems at the right time. CA Project & Portfolio Management (CA PPM) provides you with the modern resource management functions you need to maximize your company’s most valuable assets: the people.
Modern, simple and powerful, CA PPM helps you work smarter by region, department, project, role and skill set.
The latest version of CA Project & Portfolio Management facilitates core financial activities with the ease and familiarity of a spreadsheet.
Two years ago, CA began to reevaluate how organizations were leveraging their project and portfolio management solutions. Our goal was to identify ways CA Project & Portfolio Management (CA PPM) could better serve every user, from project, resource and financial managers to executive decision makers and team members.
CA PPM 15.3 simplifies the job of the financial manager with Microsoft Excel®-like functionality, embedded communication and collaboration features, and direct links to the industry’s most popular reporting and business intelligence tools.
Financial management is the heart of project delivery, so why do so many people get it wrong?
Sure, there are some projects that have to be done for regulatory reasons, and there will be a small percentage of initiatives that fall into the speculative category, but sooner or later the projects an organization delivers have to generate a return on investment (ROI).
The old adage is that we manage what we measure. If we aren’t measuring financial information properly, how can we hope to manage our investments effectively?
To learn more about how CA Project & Portfolio Management supports financial management, download today.
Mehr als 400.000 Mitarbeiter in etwa 400 Unternehmen – darunter Polycom, Qantas und Toyota – verwenden bereits CA Project & Portfolio Management SaaS (CA PPM SaaS) und erreichen damit Kostensenkungen, eine bessere Akzeptanz und intelligentere Geschäftsentscheidungen.
Auf einen Blick
Mit dem neuen CA Project & Portfolio Management (CA PPM) 15.3 können Sie Projekte für beliebige Geschäftsbereiche ganz einfach per Drag-and-drop maßschneidern. Ob komplexe Workflows für die Personalabteilung oder einfaches Aufgabenmanagement für den Vertrieb – Projekte sind nun statt erst nach Tagen innerhalb weniger Minuten eingerichtet.
Mit der In-App-Kooperation eliminieren Sie überflüssige Meetings, Budgets verwalten Sie mit einem vertrauten Raster ähnlich wie in Microsoft Excel®, und dank der neuen Verknüpfung mit Business Intelligence (BI) Tools von Drittanbietern lassen sich versteckte Antworten aufspüren. Sie verfügen damit über die modernste Projektportfoliomanagement-App, die derzeit am Markt verfügbar ist.
La forza lavoro di oggi è abituata a utilizzare tecnologie personali che semplificano le comunicazioni e la vita quotidiana. Molti strumenti aziendali, tuttavia, non sono riusciti a rimanere al passo. La maggior parte delle attuali soluzioni di project and portfolio management non è in grado di fornire modi semplici per svolgere le attività quotidiane.
Non facilitano le comunicazioni contestuali che agevolerebbero la risoluzione dei problemi e non dispongono di funzionalità chiave: capacità di restringere il focus ai dati pertinenti, di eseguire il drill-down per accedere a ulteriori informazioni e di prevedere in modo efficiente le necessità finanziarie e modellare i risultati.
Il software di project and portfolio management o PPM può essere determinante per la capacità di delivery di un'azienda.
La recente crescita del portfolio management come funzione di business strategica ha portato molti vendor di software correlato ad elementi dell'esecuzione di progetto a "lanciarsi" sui moduli di project and portfolio management (PPM). Si tratta chiaramente di un tentativo di mettere piede in un mercato redditizio e in crescita.
CA Project & Portfolio Management (CA PPM) 15.3 consente di personalizzare i progetti per qualsiasi business unit, con la semplicità del drag-and-drop. Dal complicato workflow per HR o alla semplice gestione delle attività per le vendite, oggi i lavoratori riescono ad avviare i progetti in pochi minuti, anziché in giorni.
È possibile integrare la collaborazione all'interno dell'applicazione per eliminare riunioni ridondanti, una familiare griglia di tipo Microsoft Excel® per la gestione dei budget, una nuova connessione per strumenti di Business Intelligence (BI) di terze parti che consentono di trovare risposte, e si ottiene la più moderna app di Project Portfolio Management attualmente sul mercato.
Più di 400.000 lavoratori di circa 400 società, tra cui Polycom, Qantas e Toyota, usano già CA Project & Portfolio Management SaaS (CA PPM SaaS) per ridurre i costi, promuovere l'adozione e applicare processi decisionali più intelligenti.
Con l'aiuto di CA Services, le aziende possono distribuire e configurare facilmente CA PPM SaaS, semplificando il processo di acquisto, utilizzo e gestione della soluzione.
Le soluzioni moderne come CA PPM continuano a innalzare gli standard degli strumenti di gestione della domanda di ultima generazione, offrendo nuove funzionalità in grado di ridurre il carico di lavoro del PMO, del responsabile finanziario, del responsabile delle risorse e del responsabile di prodotto.
Negli ultimi anni, i nuovi vendor che hanno tentato di trarre vantaggio dal vasto e sempre più rilevante mercato del Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) hanno sviluppato moduli snap-in per le proprie piattaforme SaaS. Questi vendor affermano che i loro strumenti sono semplici da installare e gestire e offrono grandi risparmi ai clienti. Sembra troppo bello per essere vero. Infatti, per la maggior parte delle aziende, è così.
De un solo vistazo
Gracias al nuevo software CA Project & Portfolio Management (CA PPM) 15.3, podrá adaptar proyectos a cualquier unidad de negocio con la facilidad que ofrece la acción de arrastrar y soltar. A partir de ahora, los trabajadores no pasarán días preparando proyectos, les bastará con solo unos minutos, ya se trate de un flujo de trabajo complejo para el departamento de recursos humanos o de una gestión de tareas sencilla para el departamento de ventas.
Agregue la opción de colaborar en la propia aplicación para eliminar reuniones redundantes, una cuadrícula conocida, ya que se parece a la de Microsoft Excel®, para gestionar presupuestos y una conexión nueva para herramientas de inteligencia empresarial (BI) de terceros para encontrar respuestas, y contará con la aplicación de gestión de carteras de proyectos más moderna del mercado en la actualidad.
Más de 400 000 empleados y unas 400 empresas, entre las que se incluyen Polycom, Qantas y Toyota, ya utilizan CA Project & Portfolio Management SaaS (CA PPM SaaS) para reducir costes, impulsar la implementación y tomar decisiones de negocio más inteligentes.
Con la ayuda de CA Services, las empresas pueden implementar y configurar CA PPM SaaS de forma rápida, lo que simplifica el proceso de comprar, usar y gestionar la solución.