This guide is designed to help with building a business case for project portfolio management (PPM) software solution. In other words: digitalizing the key PPM processes you’ve identified as “pain points.” It assumes that you have already:
  • familiarized yourself with various pain points that may negatively impact project delivery efficiency and effectiveness
  • educated yourself on some approaches or best practices to address these challenges
  • performed a self-assessment to identify critical pain points and mapped them to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics
  • maintained a line of sight with the key C-level strategic objectives of achieving profitable growth and maintaining long-term competitiveness
  • determined key gaps in your PMO or project teams’ performance relative to internal/external benchmarks and aspirational goals
As a result, you are ready to close the process performance gaps by addressing your pain points through digitalization. To do this, you’ll build a business case for investing in a project portfolio management (PPM) software solution, so you can more effectively present to internal decision-makers on:
  • Hard/quantifiable business benefits like financial savings
  • Soft benefits like project selection and cycle time improvements
  • Valuable criteria for PPM partner selection
Your goal after this PPM assessment process is to move on to the next step in your buying process: The Expert Guide to Selecting the Right PPM Partner.

About Sciforma, author of Building a Business Case for Project Portfolio Management Software

Sciforma is a leading provider of 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. Further, they support 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.
Sciforma is headquartered in France with offices in North America, EMEA, and APAC, as well as a global distributor network. The service is available in seven languages.
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