Importance of Strategic Portfolio Management Highlighted In New Research Report

A recent report initiating coverage of UMT360 by 451 Research asserts that strategic portfolio management (SPM) is key in helping organizations “capture what success looks like, understand current and future states in terms of architectures and business capabilities, and align different stakeholders to get there.” The report examines UMT360’s ability to deliver SPM capabilities to clients, and the importance of its recent integration of powerful business and architecture tools into its comprehensive strategic portfolio management software.

Key analyst firms all agree

UMT360’s powerful software has been recognized by other analyst firms, including Gartner and Forrester. The main thread that connects all of this coverage is UMT360’s comprehensive approach to strategic portfolio management, and its focus on providing clients with both the strategy execution and governance capabilities missing from most adaptive work management platforms and the enterprise and business architecture tools that organizations need to break down disparate silos across the enterprise.

It’s all about business agility

Most organizations striving to achieve business agility face two significant challenges. The first is an inability to map the organization in order to break down silos and connect them with each other across the enterprise. The other is an inability to continuously align all that activity with strategy. Unless those two obstacles are addressed, the organization will never be able to drive the agility required to respond to the inevitable disruptions that are now simply a part of business

Strategic portfolio management is the key

What’s clear is that most organizations are missing the processes and tools to help them overcome these obstacles. UMT360’s strategic portfolio management solution provides those missing capabilities, along with a proven approach to help ensure that the organization deploys those tools to truly deliver on the promise of driving business agility. Indeed, one of the key differentiators cited in 451’s recent report is the fact that UMT360’s solution delivers a “top-down approach to improve how organizations function, combining EA and strategy execution to help businesses become more connected and aligned and ultimately more agile.”

Delivering the specific capabilities you need

No two organizations are the same. That’s why UMT360’s solutions are designed to be deployed in the exact manner that’s right for each client. Some may opt for our comprehensive 360 Strategic Portfolio Manager. Others may prefer to focus on their strategy execution capabilities through 360 Portfolio Insights. Some come from a different direction by tapping into the EA and BA tools offered through 360 Enterprise Connect. And just about everyone can find quick relief to their most pressing issues by adopting one or more of the 360 Strategic Portfolio Management Accelerators. Whichever approach you choose, rest assured that all UMT360 solutions are delivered using our proven approach, informed by decades of experience and established best practices.

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