May 4, 2017 (San Francisco, Ca) -- Planisware, the leading global provider of Project and Product Portfolio Management (PPM) software solutions for new product development (NPD), R&D, and engineering organizations, announced today that it has added Daiichi Sankyo, Astellas and XRiver (on behalf of the Michigan Department of Transportation) to the list of presenters at its upcoming user summit. The organizations will join previously announced Planisware customers Beam Suntory, Mine Safety Appliances, Bristol-Myers Squibb and AdvancePierre Foods to present case studies covering different topics related to Planisware implementations and scope of use.
In addition to the thought leader and customer presentations at the event, Forrester Research vice president and principal analyst, Margo Visitacion, will be the event's featured guest speaker and will participate in a “fireside chat” on modern-day PPM trends and solutions. During the session, Margo will discuss her take on today's pressing industry challenges and how forward-thinking organizations are staying ahead of the competition.
Planisware will hold its annual User Summit on May 17th and 18th at the Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia. The popular yearly event – which Planisware has hosted for 16 years – provides a forum for the organization's customers to learn best practices from industry thought leaders, network with fellow practitioners and discover new ways to leverage the Planisware solution to reach successful investment decisions and perform effective business planning. Pricewaterhouse Coopers is the featured sponsor of the event. This year's event will include of a series of thought leader-led workshops presented by the Planisware Center for Excellence, software training classes led by Planisware team of experts and consultants, and other interactive, educational sessions.