Planisware Solutions

Our solutions provide 3 core capabilities that directly get you to the heart of your projects' activities:

  • Explore: an ability to gain instant insight through what-if scenario planning and model scenarios to drive smarter options and choices.
  • Analyze: an ability to consider options and constraints to maximize the value delivered
  • Execute: an ability to drive and complete projects - using any methodology - and see how they contribute to the organization’s objectives and goals
Functional architecture

Planisware Orchestra

Adaptive Project Management at its best
Portfolio management to project execution
A turnkey cloud solution to quickly streamline your project decision-making, foster collaboration and ensure best practice across your whole organization.

Planisware Enterprise

Strategic Portfolio Management at scale
Advanced portfolio and project delivery
Built to capture your strategy, align your portfolio, execute your projects, accelerate your products to market, and co-ordinate your teams efficiently.

 

Solutions that fit your business needs

Product Development

Strategic Portfolio

Communicate your strategic vision, set investment targets, and create objective-optimized portfolios that will achieve your goals.

Product Management

Featuring an extensive Profit and Loss (P&L) statement tool for market, sales, and cost forecasting, our Product module helps you manage the lifecycle of your product from idea to retirement.

Ideation & Proposals

Collect new ideas and build business proposals for your opportunities. Leverage consistent financial metrics, KPIs, and scorecards to eliminate bias from the project selection process.

Resource Management

Leverage capacity planning, resource forecasting, and named resource allocation capabilities for critical roles and departments.

Project Management & Team Collaboration

Manage traditional, agile, and hybrid projects through fully integrated project scheduling, resource, cost, and risk management. Control your projects using the Stage-Gate process or by leveraging hybrid methodologies.

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We wanted to accelerate some of our programs. We had a new CEO coming in. He wanted to know what can we do? How quickly can we do it? What's it going to cost? We were able to turn it around in 6 hours. And I think it impressed our CEO - and it turned out to be accurate [Watch the interview].

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- Tom Benedetto,
Global Head of OPAL Program GMD Operations, AstraZeneca
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When Planisware was in place, we got so many emails saying that [Planisware] just saved them hours of their time. [Watch the interview].

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- Deepika Phoebe,
Process Engineer, Spin Master

Agility and IT Project Portfolios

Strategic Portfolio

Communicate your strategic vision, set investment targets, and create objective-optimized portfolios that will achieve your goals.

Requests & Business Case

Collect and triage requests through assigning simple rquests to the right maintenance activity projects or products.  Build more complex requests into qualitative and quantitive business case proposals. Within proposals, leverage consistent financial metrics, KPIs, and scorecards to eliminate bias from  the selection process.

Resources & Teams

Address your IT organization's resource challenges: define autonomous teams to carry out your project activities, while using resource forecasting to manage your organization's capacity in the mid- to long-term.

Enterprise Architecture

Create connections between strategic planning, IT architecture, and project / product activities

Agile & Scaled Agile

Agile is the de facto standard to deliver change for projects and teams. Large initiatives are increasingly managed using scaled agile methodologies such as DoD, Spotify model, or the popular SAFe framework.

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Planisware solution provides real-time monitoring of project progress and costs, which facilitates decision-making during the COMEX quarterly budget reviews. [Read the interview].

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- Christian Lebon,
Project Portfolio Manager at Athora Belgium (Generali)
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The assessment after two years of use is very positive. Planisware solution has helped us structure and control our processes and has helped to develop our maturity in project management within the IT department. [Read the interview].

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- Laurent Husson,
Director of Information Systems, Air Tahiti Nui

Project Controls & Engineering

Planning Capabilities

A 100% web solution featuring the most advanced scheduling engine on the market today. Manage workpackages and task delegations.  Build analytics on the fly.  Plan 5-dimensionally in your BIM model by integrating both time and costs.

Track & Control Costs

Leverage Planisware's advanced cost engine to track your costs, streamline revenue recognition, model profit and loss statements, support Earned Value Management and connect to your ERPs to export planned costs and retrieve actuals.

Risk Management

Identify any risks pertaining to your program inside a risk register, formulate contingency and remediation plans. Stress test your planning with Planisware's out of the box Monte-Carlo algorithm.

Contract Lifecycle Management

Combining contract management with project cost control. Visibility between the contract and project ensures that you have all the latest data, so that you can react to events, make informed decisions, and control cost effectively.

Communicate, Collaborate, and Increase Field Productivity

Access all communication around your project in one place, from in-system project data, documents, and discussion threads, to issues and alerts, to third-party email and chat systems (via secure synchronization).

Fine-tune Forecast & Optimize Resource Allocations

 

Increase precision and accuracy of resource forecast in your plans. Calculate demand instantly from project and activity variables using parametric estimation; build and apply load distribution profiles and project-specific resource valorization models.

 

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Planisware solutions have helped us reduce our operating and maintenance costs by enabling us to develop standard processes, make better decisions based on forecasting and analysis, and provide access to data through a 100% web system. Thanks to the solution's unique configurability, we can easily alter it as our business processes change – an invaluable feature that empowers us to continuously update our processes.

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- Jean-Louis Bisiaux,
SI-IAT Project Manager, EDF
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Planisware is our only source for tracking the Group companies' progress against KPIs as well as get the full visibility and transparency to track our performance.

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- Tiago Hipolito,
Senior Specialist, ADNOC

Key functional areas

Strategic Portfolio Management (SPM)

Connects your strategic vision to execution : SPM ensures that your investments and resources stay focused on the initiatives that drive your strategy forward, even as conditions change.

Planisware's SPM capabilities help you create a clear view of objectives and roadmaps, align investments with strategic themes, and keep efforts focused as your strategy evolves.

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Project & Portfolio Management (PPM)

Planisware  solutions help organizations drive their PPM activities by capturing strategies and ambitions.   Requests across the organization are quickly collected and triaged.  Project delivery is supported and the organization is held accountable. Impactful business decisions are made as project's are prioritized following best-in-class management techniques.

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Agile and Agility at Scale

The practice of Enterprise Agile encompasses lean portfolio managementagile funding and budget management, agile team run and reporting, and scaled agile, which is the agile development and release of initiatives involving multiple Agile teams.

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Aerospace & Defense

Both large organizations, such as Airbus and Safran, as well as specialized companies, such as CAE and L3 Harris, rely on Planisware solutions to manage programs, products and projects.

Our A&D customers often deploy such features as:

  • an extended enterprise system that includes subcontractors
  • deliverables management and work package delegation
  • progress tracking through Earned Value
  • PLM and ERP integration
Automotive

Within the Automotive industry, Planisware meets the requirements for both full-scale program management for car manufacturers and product innovation for part suppliers.

Planisware has been deployed within automaker companies such as Ford and Renault, as well as part suppliers, such as Michelin and Schaeffler.

Capabilities frequently deployed include:

  • vehicle engineering roadmaps and program management
  • critical resource usage optimization
  • project / program deliverables and technology projects
  • CMS / PLM integration
Banking & Insurance

Planisware manages the activities around the development of banking and insurance products and IT projects.

Planisware has been deployed within banking and insurance companies such as AXA, GeneraliSociete Generale, Volkswagen Financial Services.

Capabilities frequently deployed include:

  • Strategic Portfolio Management
  • IT Project and Portfolio Management
  • Enterprise Agile
Chemicals

Planisware has been deployed within speciality chemicals companies such as Gelita, as well as crop science organizations, such as Bayer CropScience and Syngenta.

Frequently deployed capabilities include:

  • new product blue printing: from ideation to business case and product design
  • portfolio management and scenario building
  • methodology support such as Stage-Gate and 6-sigma processes
  • gate reviews and meeting management
Energy

Within Energy, Planisware is used for capital planning, maintenance of facilities and networks, research & development, as well as retail projects.

Planisware solutions are used in the Energy industry to drive complex maintenance operations (EDF and Vattenfall), deal with long term capital planning (EDF), manage research & development (IFP, GDF Suez, Aramco), and manage the distribution network (Shell).

Within these various environments, Planisware key assets include:

  • simulation and scenario planning features
  • parametric estimation for reliable forecasting
  • deliverables management and work package delegation
  • consolidation capabilities
Fast Moving Goods

See how Planisware facilitates management of project and product requests, enabling you to efficiently prioritize and on-board new work.

Frequently deployed features include:

  • advanced profit & loss computations
  • portfolio simulation and scenario building
  • Phase-Gate product development process
  • formulation / product data management
High-Tech

A majority of product development businesses have adopted a phase-gated New Product Development (NPD) methodology to manage their NPD process, from idea to launch and beyond. Such processes help organizations reduce risks, optimize portfolio value, and shorten time-to-market.

Planisware's differentiated offerings within the High-Tech industry include:

  • Strategic alignment with the help of Roadmapping and Strategic buckets functionalities
  • Agile process support (requirements down to sprint/story management)
  • Phase-Gate process support
Life Sciences

Within life science organizations, Planisware manages discovery projects and clinical trials, as well as phase IV projects such as marketing and regulatory while providing visibility with program management.

Planisware has been deployed within pharmaceutical companies of all sizes (from the top 20 such as Johnson & Johnson, Roche, and Pfizer to the fast growing such as Incyte, Jazz Pharma), biotechs (e.g., Biogen, Amgen), animal health organizations (e,g., Boehringer Ingelheim, Elanco), crop science (e.g., Syngenta, Bayer CropScience), generic drug companies (e.g., Allergan, Teva), medical device organizations (e.g. Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices, Roche Diagnostics), and large clinical research organizations (e.g., DCRI).

Planisware capabilities frequently deployed include:

Med Tech

Within the Med Tech industry, Planisware manages discovery and product development projects.

Planisware has been deployed into medical device organizations such as Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices and Roche Diagnostics.

Frequently deployed capabilities include:

  • Combine Agile and Phase-Gate projects within your program and track progress
  • Management of the Portfolio of Projects, ensure project alignment, and accelerate your budget cycles
  • Manage your key resources more effectively to accelerate product delivery

Planisware customers by industry

 

Our customers use Planisware as their core solution to optimize their project and product activities and accelerate their transformation.