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Strategic Alignment

Integrate and execute strategic planning across IT

Planning Cycle According to the Harvard Business Review, 40% of all investments are wasted due to a lack of alignment with business strategy. Planview Enterprise combines software and proven best practices to add rigor to your strategic management process, delivering the visibility you need to align strategies with resource capacities and funding across IT. With Planview Enterprise, you can dynamically manage money and resources to support high-value initiatives and make better decisions around your IT investments. Planview Enterprise uses a portfolio management discipline to help you answer the following questions:

  • Are IT investments supporting our business strategies?
  • How can I clearly define and communicate a comprehensive strategic plan across business units?
  • What is the investment balance between operational spending and innovative initiatives?
  • What is the business value of my strategic initiatives?
  • How can I reduce IT spending?

An Integrated Approach to Strategic Alignment

Planview Enterprise offers an integrated, closed-loop approach to strategic alignment. It combines top-down strategic planning to bottom-up execution using automated strategic lifecycles to manage the entire strategic process from start to finish. You can leverage strategic techniques such as M.O.S.T. to break down strategies into missions, objectives, strategies, and tactics. The result is a clearly defined path to achieving your strategic goals.

Missions, Objectives, Strategies, Tactics

Gain Real-Time Visibility into Strategic Objectives

Planview Enterprise delivers the dynamic visibility you need to make informed strategic decisions. Use dashboards and real-time trend analysis to efficiently measure and monitor the performance of your strategic initiatives and respond quickly to internal and external changes. Reduce spending by eliminating low-value initiatives.

Optimize Strategic Investments

Achieve new levels of insight into your strategic decision making with Planview Enterprise. This robust tool enables you to model different planning scenarios and evaluate the financial trade-offs involved in key strategic decisions. Determine what projects best support your overall business objectives and fund your high-value initiatives. Manage investment data in real time with budgeting and forecasting tools.

Improve Process Maturity with Proven Best Practices

All Planview solutions are integrated with proven best practices to help you build process maturity and maximize your return on investment. Our adaptive IT best practices deliver a roadmap to success, providing a step-by-step guide to process improvement that is built in to your Planview solution. Advance your strategic capabilities by deploying mature solutions for strategic planning, investment analysis, and benefits realization.

Gain a Competitive Edge

According to Gartner, 84% of companies are unable to align budgets with business needs more than once a year. Stay one step ahead of the competition with Planview's strategic management capabilities.

Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications Magic Quadrant, 2012
Gartner 2012 MarketScope for Project and Portfolio Management Software Applications