In the age of the customer, organizations need to quickly get products and services to market in order to stay competitive. Employing a portfolio-centered approach to strategic planning enables companies to derive the most value from rapidly developed products, while keeping waste to a minimum. To accommodate an accelerated go-to-market timeline, many NPD organizations have incorporated Agile techniques into their processes, providing them with fast, valuable feedback to drive prioritization decisions.
For “The Forrester Wave™: Strategic Portfolio Management Tools, Q3 2017,” Margo Visitacion and Robert Stroud evaluated the strengths and weaknesses of 13 top SPM software solutions providers against 27 criteria within the categories of current offering, strategy, and market presence.
Planisware was named a Leader, achieving the highest score out of all vendors in the customer experience criterion. About Planisware, the study cites that “Planisware is among the leading vendors and provides ample support in all capabilities, with investment planning, program and road map capabilities highlighted as particular strengths. Clients referenced flexible resource management, strong financial planning and the ability to manage hybrid – traditional and Agile – projects as differentiators.”