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Reading, Berks — June 18, 2008 — Planview, the leading independent provider of enterprise-wide portfolio management solutions, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Project and Portfolio Management1. The annual report analyzes vendors and assesses product and service offerings within the project and portfolio management (PPM) industry. According to Gartner, the benefits of the PPM discipline in IT organizations and beyond have become apparent and technology providers continue to seek ways to support it with software and services. The full report may be viewed at www.planview.com/magic.
“Planview is proud to be positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in project and portfolio management solutions in the 2008 Magic Quadrant,” said Greg Gilmore, president and chief operating officer of Planview. “Our single focus and commitment to the portfolio management market allows us to uniquely partner with our customers to meet their business challenges.”
To evaluate the vendors, Gartner conducted surveys and vendor briefings, reviewed product demonstrations, spoke with vendor references, and ultimately positioned the PPM vendors based on their "ability to execute" and "completeness of vision.” Vendors were evaluated based on key categories including product/service, viability, track record, customer experience, operations, marketing, sales and offering strategy, business model, innovation, and geographic strategy.
Planview offers the broadest set of portfolio management applications, from strategic planning to execution in project and services portfolio management. In the first half of 2008, Planview introduced the latest version of its flagship portfolio management suite, Planview Enterprise 9.2, featuring Insight Analytics and new Planview OpenSuite integrations to BMC Atrium CMDB, the open CMDBf standard and Microsoft SharePoint.
For more information, please visit www.Planview.com/new.
1Magic Quadrant for IT Project and Portfolio Management, Matt Light, Daniel B. Stang, June 13, 2008.
Since 1989, Planview has been a market leader and trusted partner in providing comprehensive portfolio management solutions. Planview Enterprise®, the company's leading performance management platform, combines project and portfolio management software with adaptive best practices, Planview PRISMS®, to enable better decision making and business accountability. Industry leaders such as Citi, BP, EDF, and the American Red Cross, partner with Planview to achieve their strategic business goals.
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices across the U.S., Europe, and Asia-Pacific, Planview supports 550 customers in virtually every industry. Planview is privately held and has been profitable for over a decade. For more information, visit www.planview.com.
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(1) Magic Quadrant Disclaimer
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
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