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Sciforma Named Top Enterprise PPM Software by Users, SoftwareReviews
Sciforma is proud to announce that for another consecutive year, SoftwareReviews has named Sciforma a leader and Gold Medalist in their Enterprise PPM Data Quadrant. What’s more, SoftwareReviews interviewed real Sciforma users about their experience, and their feedback was nothing short of spectacular. Here are a few takeaways from the Buyer Experience Report. Full report […]
Should PPM Project Leaders Undergo Sustainability Training?
Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and sustainability may appear as two distinct spheres. , but they are quite interconnected. As PMOs and PPM leaders are increasingly pursuing sustainability projects, it might make sense for organizations to provide them with specific sustainability training. Let’s explore why. When PPM meets sustainability Sustainability: a new corporate requirement Sustainability has […]
Enterprise PPM Best Practices for 2023
Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) practices and tools are designed to help organizations prioritize, plan, execute, and monitor their projects and portfolios of projects to maximize value. In today’s troubled business climate, deploying an effective Enterprise PPM strategy has become more important than ever. Let’s explore the current project management challenges and consider best practices […]
Enterprise PPM vs Project Management: A Beginner’s Guide
Most project-oriented organizations have already adopted project management tools to help their teams improve the delivery of individual projects. We are now seeing growing numbers of companies move up to the next level and implement Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (Enterprise PPM) platforms. Enterprise PPM vs project management: How do these two types of technology compare? […]
Enterprise PPM vs CWM: What’s best for business?
In increasingly competitive markets, ensuring the successful delivery of projects is crucial for any business or organization. But, with so many project management tools available out there, selecting the right one for your company can be a challenge. The most popular options include Collaborative Work Management (CWM) and Enterprise PPM (Project Portfolio Management) platforms. Here’s […]
The importance of solid KPIs for a successful CSR strategy
According to a recent report, 73% of investors say that businesses must demonstrate how they are helping communities and the environment to get their support. Corporate Social Responsibility has become a crucial part of running a business. However, successfully deploying a CSR strategy and improving it over time is not always that easy. Why all […]
Benefits of Enterprise PPM During Economic Uncertainty
Times of economic upheaval — such as the housing debacle of 2008-2009, the aftermath of the COVID outbreak, or the reverberations of the war in Ukraine — have shown us how important it is to take extreme outliers into account when developing business cases and planning initiatives. Project and portfolio managers must consider both known […]
What is product innovation in business?
“Product Innovation is the transformation of a market opportunity into a commercializable product” Vish Krishnan and Karl Ulrich. In a world of digitalization and hybridization, organizations must be prepared to transform to best meet their clients’ needs. One way to do so is through product innovation. Product innovation is both a challenge and an opportunity […]
Make the Best of your PPM tool: Optimize your User Onboarding Strategy
“We bought a great PPM tool, why are our projects still struggling?” Key Takeaways: When it comes to implementing a new enterprise PPM tool, change management is paramount. To build strong change management, experts recommend establishing and sharing an onboarding plan, which communicates and takes seriously team concerns. The best onboarding plans revolve around personalization, […]
Why innovate in business?
Innovating in business McKinsey reports that more than 25% of total company revenues and profits across all industries come from the introduction of new products or services. Innovating in business is, therefore, essential. Companies have understood this and are investing massively in their R&D departments to offer their customers products and services that are ever […]
Glitter and Business in Vegas for the Sciforma Vantage 2023 User Conference
In February 2023, Sciforma hosted customers at Horseshoe Las Vegas for its annual user conference—this year dubbed Sciforma Vantage 2023. There, attendees experienced the new Vantage platform and other product capabilities, received updates in customer care and security, networked with fellow PPM experts, and discussed their challenges and ideas directly with company leadership. Here’s what to […]
How to Keep a Flexible Workforce Happy and Engaged
Engaging Remote Employees Key Takeaways: Flexible working arrangements offer a number of advantages and benefits. Accordingly, they are increasingly sought-after However, remote and hybrid work do present challenges, including risks of isolation, overwork, and less effective communication Embracing a few best practices can help flexible organizations maintain worker engagement “There’s a before and an after […]