Idea and Demand Management

BUSINESS DRIVERS

Optimize Business Impact

Project resources are constrained. As a result, it is critical to select projects that have the best chance of achieving desired business outcomes such as profitable growth.

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Achieve Digital Transformation

Most organizations are undergoing some level of digital transformation. Projects are the agent of that change. The ability to properly prioritize and align intake with transformation initiatives is a key success factor.

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Improve Decision-Making

Decision data and process centralization improves decision quality and consistency (effectiveness), while improving cycle time and individual productivity (efficiency).

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Solution Overview

COLLECT AND IDENTIFY THE MOST PROMISING IDEAS TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS

Idea and demand management ensures that limited resources are directed to the best ideas and most promising projects. Perfect project execution (e.g. on time, on budget, within scope) does you no good if you are working on the wrong things.

Sciforma idea and demand management streamlines and standardizes the intake, workflow, approval processing, and prioritization of project ideas, requests, proposals and business cases. This includes the ability to manage incoming project demand for planned and unplanned projects, as well as the ability manage constant disruption to the idea, demand, and project pipeline.

Robust scoring functionality ensures resources are aligned with strategic objectives and have the best chance of achieving desired business outcomes within an acceptable risk envelope.

The system is flexible to support varying levels of process maturity, industries, and organizational cultures.

Key Idea & Demand Management Benefits & Features

COLLECT IDEAS AND EVALUATE THE MOST PROMISING PROJECTS WITH SCIFORMA

Centralized Platform for the Demand Intake Process

A single centralized web portal for submitting project ideas provides a frictionless, standardized experience for the requestors and enables PMOs and PPM leaders to consolidate the collection and tracking of demands.

Collaborative Process for Effective Project Prioritization and Decision-Making

A workflow-driven collaborative process moves ideas to business cases and to projects and/or products providing PMOs and PPM leaders advanced ranking capabilities to sort, review, and compare based on specific scoring criteria.

Flexibility to Tailor the Process to Organizational Needs

  • Configurable workflow for idea, request, business case processing
  • Ability to add requests to existing projects
  • Configurable templates to manage different types of projects with different information needs and workflows, including scoring criteria and description fields for ideas and business cases
  • Shared and persistent description fields and scoring criteria across ideas, business cases and projects for continuity across assessment workflows

A key goal of the PPM strategy is to optimize the value of IT projects to the rest of the airport. That goal has been advanced by better understanding demand, prioritizing work, and improved project tracking and execution.

Seletha Hamilton,

SENIOR MANAGER, PMO OF DALLAS FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES (ITS)

Bridging the Gap between IT and Finance for Improved Business Planning
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Project Idea & Demand Management Solution Brief

Robust
Functionally scalable
Out-of-the-box
Easy to use

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