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Top 8 Project Portfolio Management Tools

Planview Enterprise OnePlanview PPM ProBroadcom Clarity PPMMicrosoft Project ServerServiceNow IT Business ManagementChangepoint DaptivSmartsheetSAP Portfolio and Project Management
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    The sheer amount of information available in one single interface is valuable. Everything is there. It is also a lot of work to maintain all the information, but generally, you can find everything you need within this one tool.
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    I've worked at many different companies, and the customer service and the support from Daptiv are unlike anything I've encountered before. They far excel any other company I've worked with. I always say to people that Daptiv is like a sub-department in your company. You don't realize they're a vendor. It feels like you're working with somebody who is part of your own company.
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    The feature that I have found most valuable is the XFlow, that interface is pretty cool. The interfaces for project management, portfolio management, and reporting services are always helpful.
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    Project schedule management is very good. Basically, it sits on SharePoint. So, every time we create a project, a new project site is created within that SharePoint environment, which is a very good document repository. It allows us to create issues and risks lists and additional functionality to keep track of what's going on with projects.
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    ServiceNow brings to the market different layers with different pricing, so you can customize. And all the layers are really enterprise-ready.The interface is extremely user-friendly.
  7. I like the reporting engine, IBM Cognos, especially the analytics. That's a good tool. It's quite strong on the ideation and capacity-planning side, which is a huge plus.
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  9. The solution has subtasks and a rollup.The fact that you can have different access groups is definitely a pro for Smartsheet. It also has the ability to integrate with a lot of tools.
  10. The integration portion with SAP models is valuable.

Advice From The Community

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Cheryl Joseph
I work in Enterprise Architecture Project and Portfolio Management at a large insurance company.  I want to know what's out there, what's good, and get real user input about strategic project portfolio management solutions. 
author avatarMark McGregor
Real User

Hi @Cheryl Joseph ​Looking at the crossover between Project and Portfolio management with EA, then Planview could be a good choice. If looking at Portfolio Management from an EA perspective then LeanIX and Ardoq could be interesting alternatives.

Of course many of the traditional EA tools such as MEGA, Bizzdesign, etc. also provide portfolio management support, but in my opinion, they are not as comprehensive as the ones I mentioned above.

author avatarKevinO'Rourke

We have large and small Canadian customers using QualiWare as their Project and Application Portfolio management solution. Very flexible and comprehensive solution that can be easily configured to meet your needs. Simple browser interface for maintaining and analyzing the content. Bonus: ties directly into overall corporate EA initiatives and content so management can see costs, impacts, risks, etc.

author avatarreviewer974349 (PPM Services Director at a tech services company with 51-200 employees)
Real User

Hi, @Cheryl Joseph Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management solution could be a good candidate, see my review on this product, or if you may need more information to drop me a message. You can check the strategic portfolio planning solutions, like aangine with AI roadmap planning featuresthat can start to bring value in the short-term and can be entry-point to any PPM solution, unlike long investments that happen with PPM solutions deployments.

author avatarGard Gustav Havelin (Ardoq)
Real User

Hi Cheryl! As proposed by @Mark McGregor ​we at Ardoq can solve such problems. You can see an example of how we solve this here. 

Let me know if you are interested in hearing more about this - happy to set up a demo :)

author avatarreviewer1515570 (Information Technology Service Delivery Consultant | Senior Project Program Manager at a tech services company with 1-10 employees)

Hi Cheryl,  Gartner has just published their new Magic Quadrant for Enterprise PPM Solutions. This will give you a good overview. Report is free of charge available via ServiceNow, they are now added by Gartner first time this year.

author avatarMichaelHavison
Real User

I'm happy to help. It might be easier by phone. My email is michael.havison@parkview.com, if you would like to syn up from there.

We evaluated several platforms, but your organization's process and expectations will dictate what I would suggest. 

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