Transform Good Ideas into Great Products
with Planview work and resource management solutions for new product development managers
Advancing the gated process for new product development managers
Prioritize the best NPD projects and ensure resource availability to deliver products to market on time
Planview software for new product development managers provides the ability to select the highest value products for the portfolio and effectively manage the gated commercialization process, resulting in increased revenue, improved time-to-market, reduced risk, and smart use of NPD resources – both people and money.
Accelerate new products to market to achieve revenue targets and beat the competition. Provide templates, content management, and flexible reports to improve consistency, repeatability, and efficiency. Kill lower value projects that are clogging your product pipeline. Monitor projects in-flight to eliminate roadblocks that can threaten launch dates with Planview product development management software.
Prioritize the project pipeline to achieve your product strategy
Evaluate and compare multiple product portfolios to ensure the best mix of initiatives to achieve your corporate objectives. Model different scenarios and market conditions via automated portfolio analysis. Determine which combination of projects and required resources will help your organization hit stated financial targets. Deliver pipeline transparency to product development leaders.
Focus your resources on the most valuable projects
Forecast resource capacity to guarantee the right resources are available for new product development. Effectively plan and control resource usage with out-of-the-box staffing reports to reduce resource over-utilization and the chaos of manual spreadsheets. Easily reallocate team members between projects as priorities and customer requirements shift. Utilize historical actuals to better estimate future project needs.
Share NPD portfolio performance dashboards
Deliver the visibility you need to make product decisions fast. Quickly respond to market changes and competitive pressure with configurable analytics. Drill down from the project portfolio to the individual tasks that are causing delays. With Planview’s new product development software (NPD software), you can ensure resources are available to work on the most innovative ideas and products launch on time.
Centralize the idea-to-launch process
Stop trying to use manual, desktop tools to manage your gated commercialization process. Leverage a purpose-built solution to execute deliverables and monitor NPD portfolio performance. Provide gatekeepers an easy way to give projects the “go” and kill bad ideas. Planview’s NPD software helps product organizations assemble the critical data necessary to make decisions faster.
Improve efficiency with project collaboration
Ensure important conversations amongst both internal and external project team members don’t get lost in email. Make collaboration and document sharing easy via a browser or the mobile app. Reduce time wasted on project status meetings and improve team accountability through intuitive Kanban boards. Increase repeatability by using product launch templates and roadmapping workspaces.
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Capture and manage new product ideas in a central location for easy comparison and reporting to fill the product pipeline. Kill lower value ideas earlier in the product development process.
NPD project portfolio and roadmap
Gain pipeline perspective and portfolio balance with a single view of all product development projects. Understand critical dependencies and potential conflicts before they impact delivery.
Resource planning dashboard
Plan resource capacity in context of both in-flight projects and new ideas. Ensure R&D has the right resources to deliver products to market on time.
Leverage gated project templates to drive NPD process efficiency and ensure consistency. Improve quality through incorporating lessons learned into repeatable processes.
Gated project detail
Track key scorecard measures and gate deliverables at each gate meeting to understand trends. Give gatekeepers the right level of information to make tough kill decisions.
NPD strategic alignment
Balance product portfolio decisions based on strategic alignment. Perform what-if analysis to determine how to best apply money and resources to NPD projects.