Tools Team Leader

Deliver Value Faster
and More Efficiently

Shorten the time from idea to outcome by creating an efficient and interoperable tool stack for your teams, eliminating error-prone duplicate data entry, messy handovers, and manual traceability.

Planview empowers IT leaders to synchronize data across their enterprise toolchains, reduce manual work in software delivery, and streamline audits through automated traceability.

  • Increase efficiency to unlock capacity

    Unlock hundreds of hours of productivity by connecting toolchains and automating tedious manual work. Give teams the ability to collaborate easily within their tools of choice.
  • Accelerate time to value

    Improve business agility by streamlining integrations from end-to-end and maintaining operational stability across your software delivery toolchain.
  • Simplify audits and compliance

    Make decisions with confidence, knowing your data is automatically synchronized across tools. Maintain data integrity and traceability across your software delivery toolchain to ease governance processes and stay compliant.
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Which Integration Solution is Right for You?

Integrated toolchains that deliver real time data flow are essential for companies to deliver more value, faster. If traditional companies want to compete with digital natives, they need to unlock capacity from existing resources by automating and synchronizing their entire workflow across teams and tools. Planview is an easy-to-use, scalable and reliable tool integration infrastructure that helps enterprises connect, visualize and measure software delivery value streams.

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“We have effectively unlocked dozens of hours of productivity each week, which we can now devote to solving more issues, faster. The efficiency Planview affords us supports ALIP’s ability to continue to lead the market.”
Cheryl Kellman Senior Manager, ALIP Quality Engineering Lead Read case study

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Are you facing these challenges experienced by other tools team leaders?

Planview has helped other tools team leaders overcome these obstacles and drive business growth. We can help you too.

Is a complex, disconnected toolchain slowing down your time to market?

If you said yes, you are not alone. According to Planview’s 2023 Project to Product State of the Industry Report, only 8% of what Agile teams promise actually gets delivered. Before implementing Planview, our customers’ development teams spent hundreds of hours on duplicate data entry, tedious, repetitive tasks, manual rework, and complex handoffs. Their disconnected toolchains contained invisible inefficiencies that slowed down delivery and cost them market opportunities. With Planview, teams can leverage 60+ out-of-the-box no-code connectors to bridge silos and enable smooth collaboration. Model-based integration is scalable and easy to set up. A fully integrated toolchain eliminates duplicate data entry and complicated handoffs, speeding up flow and accelerating time to market.

Planview enables you to easily connect disparate tools and configure the automated flow of information between them.

Learn how BMW deployed Planview to accelerate its Agile transformation and enable its joint venture in China. This endeavor included replicating BMW’s quality processes and protocols, setting up high-performance computing clusters, rolling out relevant software, training local employees, developing new software, and, most importantly, enabling data supply from Germany to run the simulations. With Planview’s help, BMW was able to make their data flow seamlessly between sites and complete the project one year earlier than planned.

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Are your top engineers wasting time on handovers, poor quality code, manual data entry, and complicated handoffs?

Most teams feel like they spend too much time on tedious, mundane tasks.  In fact, according to the Automation in the Workplace Report, 59% of respondents say they could save six or more hours a week by automating repetitive aspects of their jobs. Before implementing Planview, many of our customers had inefficient toolchains that required top engineering talent to perform manual, monotonous tasks, resulting in redundant efforts, and immense frustration. Planview connects tools, synchronizes data, and automates handoffs to take low-value work off developers’ plates so they can contribute where it counts most: creating customer value. With Planview in place, tool integration is seamless, and you can immediately see how much time your developers have been able to redirect into innovation and value-generating work.

Free up your teams’ capacity to work on customer-facing initiatives and measure the impact of integration on your business.

Planview’s ability to accelerate integration setup between CGI and clients across the globe resulted in profitability and productivity gains, including over 7,500 days per year of unlocked capacity and a net savings of 1-2 months effort at the start of every project. Real-time synchronization has eliminated common human errors and clients are reporting higher satisfaction levels.

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Are you bogged down by weighty governance and audit requirements?

Security incidents, data breaches, and compliance are keeping everyone up at night. In fact, Forbes says that security testing, threat modeling, and governance are becoming embedded earlier and earlier into the software development lifecycle, making it essential to have automated requirements traceability at every level. Without an integration solution, our customers spent countless hours preparing for audits, searching for data in multiple tools, or reconciling out of date, conflicting information. Inefficient, disconnected toolchains made audits and reporting overly complicated. Using Planview, you can create automated traceability across the software delivery toolchain to simplify governance, regulatory requirements, and audits. When a new risk or compliance requirement arises, your teams can maintain agility and quickly incorporate it into their workflows.

At a glance, you can see how data is synchronized across tools to create traceability from requirement to code to test to release.

Learn how Planview allowed Panasonic to replace multiple in-house tools and manual compliance workflows. Planview Hub lets Panasonic comply with the stringent regulations required for automotive components by providing automated traceability from requirements to code. When regulatory requirements changed, Planview Hub allowed Panasonic to operationalize new traceability requirements in less than 30 days and automate status updates across systems.

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How can you accelerate and scale your digital and Agile transformation?

Request a complimentary assessment to help you build a roadmap for expanding your digital transformation. Assessments are led by our team of Planview experts who will leverage our proven framework that will allow you to operationalize and scale best practices within the realities of your organization. You will learn how to:

  • Assess your progress to date

  • Identify root causes of a stalled transformation

  • Build a practical roadmap for the work to be done

  • Measure, monitor, and keep the journey on track

  • Develop a business case to prioritize the initiative

Our solutions empower over 4500 customers and 2.6 million users worldwide

Learn more about Planview solutions

The Planview Platform for Connected Work is the foundation for solutions spanning a breadth of use cases.

  • Value Stream Management

    Enables creation of an end-to-end control plane that accurately integrates and distills data from the entire product development cycle to create definitive, board-ready visibility into software delivery.
  • Strategic Portfolio Management

    Empowers executives, transformation and strategy leaders, finance, and EPMOs to drive business outcomes across multiple functions, create dynamic plans to adapt with change, and accelerate on-strategy delivery.
  • Software Toolchain Integration

    Enables IT and software delivery teams to improve efficiency in software delivery by connecting complex tool environments to foster seamless collaboration.
  • Project Portfolio Management

    Helps PMOs optimize program and project portfolios, balance capacity against demand, prioritize work, focus resources, and empower teams to deliver work that drives value to the business.
  • Enterprise Agile Planning

    Empowers executives, software development, Agile and transformation leaders to embrace new ways of working, connect strategic plans and funding to Agile delivery, and scale Agile on their terms and timeline.
  • Product Portfolio Management

    Empowers R&D leaders and product organizations to prioritize high-value products, identify risks and opportunities, optimize resource capacity – balancing the product mix to achieve target revenue and profitability.
  • Professional Services Automation

    Enables services organizations to connect project, resource, and financial management capabilities in order to gain visibility across the entire opportunity-to-revenue lifecycle.

Planview is a recognized innovator and industry leader

Planview has been recognized time and time again for our contributions to Portfolio and Work Management innovation, making us a unique partner for accelerating transformation. See what industry analysts have to say.

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Moving from Project to Product

Join Mik Kersten, Planview CTO and author of Project to Product, as he sits down with software delivery leaders and innovators and delves into how they deliver value and drive digital transformations in their organizations.

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Dr. Mik Kersten

Chief Technology Officer, Planview

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