Paris (June 6, 2023) – Leading Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) software provider Sciforma announces that the German non-profit water management company, The Ruhrverband, has chosen Sciforma for managing its project portfolios.

The Ruhrverband is a non-profit water management company based on public law, headquartered in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Through operational management of the region’s reservoirs, the organization and its nearly 1,000 employees ensure water supply for 4.6 million people and sewage treatment across 60 cities and communities in the catchment areas of the Ruhr and the Lenne. 

Without neglecting economic aspects, we put the wellbeing of the region’s citizens and the environment at the center of our attention,” said Markus Rüdel, Head of Corporate Communications at The Ruhrverband.The key to cost-effective investments like ours is targeted project portfolio management. Sciforma will support us in this. 

In fulfilling its responsibilities for the Ruhr’s 4,485 km2 river basin, The Ruhrverband must balance cost effectiveness while prioritizing above all the wellbeing of the region’s citizens and the environment. For those reasons, they needed a PPM software solution with an optimal balance of usability, functionality, and cost, to be used by their executives, project managers, and project teams. The Sciforma PPM solution fit the bill, boasting such relevant project planning and management capabilities as resource and capacity management, time and project tracking, real-time reporting and visibility, and more. 

The Ruhrverband joins a growing pool of organizations using PPM for project and portfolio prioritization. Across industries, Sciforma’s clients have utilized the PPM platform to analyze and rebalance their strategic initiatives, which is especially crucial in ever-changing market conditions. 

Sciforma customers span a wide range, from SMEs to divisions of some of the world’s largest and most dynamic companies. To request a demo or information, contact Sciforma.

About Sciforma

Sciforma is one of the leading providers of Portfolio & Project Management (PPM) software, delivering solutions to more than a quarter million users worldwide for over 30 years. Boasting PPM, SPM, and CWM capabilities, Sciforma’s solution helps teams plan and deliver on strategic initiatives by making data-driven decisions about their project portfolios, resources, and strategic goals—all in one collaborative, customizable platform. The company stands out from its competitors by providing the optimal balance of usability and robust functionality, as well as project team and executive-level portfolio management for solving challenges with strategic communication, planning, tracking, execution, and more. In recent years, Sciforma merged with One2Team (2021) and KeyedIn (2023), thereby reinforcing its Project Portfolio Management and Strategic Portfolio Management (SPM) capabilities. For more information, visit: Follow us on LinkedIn.

Sciforma Contact:

Valerie Zeller |

About The Ruhrverband

The Ruhrverband is a public water management company based on public law and headquartered in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The company serves  60 cities and municipalities within the nearly 4,500 km2 catchment area, by sourcing water for 4.6 million people for drinking, industrial, and hydroelectric power purposes; regulating and balancing water runoff; securing flood water flow; treating sewage and recycling its residues; and analyzing water management conditions. For more information, please visit

The Ruhrverband Contact:

Markus Rüdel |

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