The Product Program Manager must effectively manage the governance of project delivery for the product, to provide the Product Lead. It’s a complex job that requires an understanding of the ideation process, so the selected ideas are successfully through to product launch.

With how many of the following Product Program Manager challenges do YOU identify?

CHALLENGE: TOO MANY PRODUCT IDEAS, NOT ENOUGH RESOURCES

I need a way to prioritize product ideas, as I’m responsible for choosing the product ideas that best meet market and revenue objectives.

SOLUTION: SCORE PRODUCT IDEAS

Product scoring capabilities within Daptiv PPM allow product leaders to apply standardized rules and formulas. This scoring system measures requests, streamlines intake, and creates visual comparisons for easier product and portfolio prioritization.

CHALLENGE: WE CAN’T GATHER OUR UNIQUE METHODOLOGY IN ONE PLACE

I need to be able to templatize our entire product development methodology as I’m responsible for managing the product development program.

SOLUTION: CAPTURE THE METHODOLOGY WORKBOOK IN A WORKSPACE TEMPLATE

Daptiv PPM provides an efficient way to both plan and execute against projects. PMs can track and keep teams on task, and information is readily available for reporting to stakeholders. Daptiv PPM acts as a “single source of truth” for relevant project execution data, allowing PMO leaders and PMs to stay on top of project execution.

CHALLENGE: MY RESOURCES ARE STRETCHED TOO THIN

I need to be able to match the right resources to the right product programs at the right time, as I’m responsible for keeping the product roadmap moving with the available resources.

SOLUTION: PLAN AND MANAGE RESOURCE CAPACITY

With Daptiv PPM, the Resource Manager tool provides an analysis of resource supply, while the Capacity Planner tool provides access to real-time resource and role data to manage capacity more effectively.

CHALLENGE: MANAGE SELECTED IDEAS THROUGH THE IDEATION GATE

I need to allocate budget and resources to support feasibility studies for all selected ideas, as I am responsible for shepherding selected ideas into the product lifecycle.

SOLUTION: VISUALIZE THE DISTRIBUTION OF BUDGET AND RESOURCES

Easily forecast your budget and resource requirements top-down and bottom-up with Daptiv PPM. Conduct what-if analysis, and reconcile distribution and allocation shortages across the portfolio.

CHALLENGE: SO MUCH PROJECT DATA, SO LITTLE TIME

I need to manage project details in one location, as I am responsible for collecting metrics, KPIs, and tracking and monitoring statuses, issues, risks, and time for more effective project execution.

Daptiv Project Dashboard

SOLUTION: USE FLEXIBLE & CONFIGURABLE PROJECT WORKSPACES

Daptiv PPM provides consistent analysis and real-time reporting on project delivery and overall portfolio health. PMs and stakeholders can track vital project metrics in a single, extensible workspace, and communicate project expectations and KPIs.

CHALLENGE: PROJECT TEAMS NEED TO COORDINATE ACTIVITIES ACROSS THE PORTFOLIO

I need a way to create visibility across project teams, as I am responsible for reducing the conflicts between project teams.

SOLUTION: IDENTIFY CROSS-PROJECT DEPENDENCIES AND POTENTIAL COLLISIONS

Uncover portfolio level impacts by configuring portfolio tabs that represent issues, risks, changes, and other key monitoring controls. Visualize conflicting go-live milestones using Daptiv Business Intelligence.

CHALLENGE: ASSEMBLING PROJECT DATA CAN DETRACT FROM THE BIG PICTURE

I need an organized approach to report on project and program status, as I am responsible for compiling all information in one place and quickly assessing where things stand.

SOLUTION: AUTOMATIC COMPILING OF PROJECT DATA INTO STATUS REPORTING

With Daptiv PPM, PMO leaders and PMs have all project and program information in one workspace. They can customize project summaries, quickly assess and manage tasks, resources and risks, and save time and effort by eliminating the manual compilation of data into status reporting.

CHALLENGE: TRACKING TIME IS TIME-CONSUMING AND INACCURATE

I need a time and tracking interface that is easy to use, as I am responsible for ensuring that team members on multiple projects log their hours accurately and on-time.

SOLUTION: ENTER TIME ANYWHERE WITH MOBILE CAPABILITY

Fine-tune your resource planning with simpler methods for tracking and submitting time. These simple, pre-populated timesheets are easy to use and accessible from any device.

CHALLENGE: REPORTING TOTAL PROJECT ESTIMATES, COSTS, AND VARIANCES

I need a way to consolidate labor and material estimates and costs, and roll them up to projects, programs, and portfolios, as I am responsible for reporting the total financial picture of projects, programs, and portfolios.

SOLUTION: CREATE A CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL PICTURE

Daptiv’s built-in labor rate functionality, combined with material expenses, lets you calculate total costs. With Daptiv ConnectTM, the PMO gains visibility from Agile, ERP, ITSM or other systems. You are armed with a complete, up-to-date, and accurate picture of project finances, helping ensure the on-time, on-budget delivery of all projects in your portfolio.

CHALLENGE: NO PROCESS FOR HOLDING BUSINESS SPONSORS ACCOUNTABLE FOR PROJECT BENEFITS

I need a way to track and plan benefits, as I am responsible for identifying and tracking benefit metrics.

SOLUTION: A REGISTER OF TANGIBLE AND INTANGIBLE OUTCOMES, METRICS, AND OWNERSHIP

Daptiv PPM’s benefits dynamic application allows you to record outcomes, ownership, and benefits harvesting metrics.

CHALLENGE: LACK OF VISIBILITY INTO THE PORTFOLIO MAKE-UP AND EXPECTED VALUE

I need transparency of project, program, and portfolio metrics and KPIs to enable better business decisions, as I am responsible for monitoring and maintaining portfolio health.

SOLUTION: A COMPLETE PICTURE OF PORTFOLIO HEALTH

Portfolio monitoring capabilities within Daptiv PPM  consolidate information from various sources to provide organizations with a full picture of the portfolio. Configurable dashboards and out-of-the-box reports roll up data for an overview of portfolio health.

Thumbs up for Daptiv PPM

  • “Daptiv PPM allows us to see the entire process, from the initial seed of an idea to the final result.”

    -Larry Salmela, VP, Program Management, Kaplan Technology 

    “At any given point, we can log into Daptiv PPM and see updated tasks and know exactly where we stand.”

    -Katie Lichtig, Former Assistant City Manager/COO, City of Beverly Hills

    “Waterfall projects, as well as agile projects, are not a problem for Daptiv PPM.”

    -Product Manager Assistant using Daptiv PPM, as provided in Gartner Peer Insights

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