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GameStop is a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple. As a global retailer of multichannel video game, pop culture collectibles, consumer electronics and wireless services, GameStop operates more than 6,000 stores in 14 countries across the United States, Canada, Australia and Europe.

 

Challenge

Project management was a paper-orientated, cumbersome process. With no visibility of real-time budget tracking or way to measure success, the company’s executives were in the dark. They needed accurate data to manage large-scale projects effectively.

 

Solution

CA Project & Portfolio Management gives GameStop a single view of their project data, helping them use their IT budget more wisely and better supporting the business.

 

Benefit

Today, approximately 500 employees and contractors use CA Project & Portfolio Management, for both internal projects and to manage third party resources. With CA Project & Portfolio Management, GameStop can track the man-hours contributing to each project, view the projected costs and manage budgets and forecasts in real time.

 

Read the full story here: GameStop Makes Smarter Decisions with Better Project Data - CA Technologies

Polycom.pngPolycom Launches Unified Collaboration Products Faster Using PPM SaaS

 

Business

Polycom helps organizations unleash the power of human collaboration. More than 400,000 global customers defy distance with secure video, voice and content solutions to increase productivity, speed up time to market, improve customer service, expand education and save lives.

 

Challenge

For Polycom to remain at the forefront of the market, new product development must be efficient, transparent and agile. The company’s existing project management tools were fragmented and had become an impediment to the product development process.

 

Solution

Polycom implemented CA Project & Portfolio Management SaaS in 2014. The solution is now used to manage more than 300 projects by 1,200 users, from senior managers in San Jose to engineers in India, China and the US.

 

Benefit

With the CA Technologies solution in place, Polycom has a more effective approach to new product development, which helps the company build a stronger portfolio and get more products into customers’ hands faster.


Read more here: Polycom Launcches Unified Collaboration Products Faster using CA PPM SaaS

Toyota Financial.pngToyota Financial Services Australia Maximizes Project Investments with CA PPM SaaS

 

Business

Toyota Financial Services Australia (TFS) provides products to Toyota customers worldwide. The company has a strong focus on collaboration and market-leading innovation.

 

Challenge

Delivering the change portfolio more effectively is a key objective for TFS’s Enterprise PMO. This means delivering the right mix of projects, consistently well, faster and at less cost. Having high quality data to drive business decisions is paramount to TFS to meet its goals.

 

Solution

CA Project & Portfolio Management SaaS provides transparency from an individual project to a group portfolio level. It helps TFS track project risks, costs, resources and dependencies.

 

Benefit

TFS can deliver greater value by aligning its projects to market and business needs. Greater visibility and governance have reduced business risk, maximized resource utilization and improved project execution.


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Toyota Financial Services Australia Maximizes Project Investments with CA PPM SaaS


Sappi Group.pngSappi Optimises IT Operations on Three Continents with CA Project and Portfolio Management SaaS!

 

Business: Sappi is among the market leaders in the paper manufacturing industry. The company’s headquarters is in South Africa. It also has subsidiaries and representative offices in more than 20 countries with approximately 12,800 employees.

Challenge: The IT department is located across multiple sites on three continents. In order to optimize processes and reduce costs, it required a unified project and portfolio management solution.

Solution: Sappi now uses CA Project & Portfolio Management SaaS to manage its projects, applications and infrastructure. Approximately 500 projects are currently managed via the solution.

Benefit: CA PPM SaaS provides Sappi with a consistent and transparent view of ongoing projects across all its locations. The cloud-based solution reduces administration and creates cost transparency.

Sappi, headquartered in South Africa, is a global manufacturer of paper and an industry leader. The pulp and paper company’s products are sold in more than 100 countries around the globe. Sappi produces around 5.7 million tons of paper and about 3.7 million tons of cellulose products annually. Sappi’s pulp products are the raw materials used by processing companies from numerous industries worldwide. For example, it provides viscose fi bres for the textile and pharmaceutical industries, as well as numerous consumer products. The company’s portfolio includes coated paper products, such as those used by printers and publishers to produce books, brochures, magazines or other printed products. In addition, it provides paper used in the fashion and textile industries as well as in automobiles and for household items. The company has production facilities in South Africa, Europe and the US. Sales offi ces in all continents service customers worldwide across more than 100 countries. Sappi employs approximately 12,800 staff in 20 countries.

 

Read the full story here: Sappi Optimises IT Operations on Three Continents with CA Project and Portfolio Management SaaS

Cox Enterprises_Communities Blog.pngCox Enterprises Keeps IT Projects on Track and Optimizes Resources with CA Project and Portfolio Management SaaS

 

Business: Cox Enterprises, Inc. is a privately held communications, media and automotive company employing approximately 50,000 employees. Its three divisions provide broadband, broadcast, publishing and automotive services.

Challenge: Providing organizational visibility of the portfolio in one solution to more effectively manage incoming demand, assess project and portfolio health and provide for more maturity in forecasting resource needs, was a key challenge for the organization.

Solution: Cox Enterprises replaced its legacy tool with CA Project & Portfolio Management SaaS (CA PPM SaaS). The solution is used to track around 450 IT-related projects, providing visibility across active and planned projects.

Benefit: CA PPM SaaS helps Cox Enterprises measure what is delivered against commitments and develop the staffing strategies that will ensure it delivers on its customer service promises.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Cox Enterprises, Inc. is a privately held communications, media and automotive company employing approximately 50,000 members of staff. It provides cable, high speed internet and security services to large markets throughout the US, owns numerous newspapers and television stations, as well as Manheim Auctions, Autotrader.com, Valpak and other well-known brands. The company has three divisions: Cox Communications provides broadband, entertainment, home security and home automation services; Cox Media Group provides broadcast, publishing and digital media services; and Cox Automotive provides digital marketing and software services for automotive dealers and consumers.


Read the full story here: Cox Enterprises Keeps IT Projects on Track and Optimizes Resources with CA Project and Portfolio Management SaaS