• The Beauty of GEMO Applied to Core CA PPM Deployments

    It was about 15 years ago when I first heard the term GEMO, the acronym for “good enough; move on.” I was working for a PMO at the time, and GEMO became our mantra.   The head of our PMO—I̵...
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  • CA PPM Core Data Load

    As a non-technical consultant with CA’s PPM practice, I typically defer to technical colleagues who know how to use XML Open Gateway (XOG) to upload customer data to CA PPM. The customer provides the data in ...
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  • PPM Insights: New Lock Users Capability in CA PPM 15.3 and Higher

    One of many great new features added in CA PPM 15.3 is that you can lock user accounts after 90 days without a successful login. In response to customer requests, CA has created an out-of-the-box capability with which...
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  • PPM Insights: Trending Data in CA PPM 15.3 and Higher

    One of many great new features in CA PPM 15.3 is that Data Warehouse now includes trending data. With this feature, we can now capture historical data, offer many reporting capabilities, capture changes over time and ...
    Janet Ulrich
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  • PPM Insights Webcast: Top Challenges and Real-World Solutions

    Hello PPM Practitioners, I am very excited to share the latest interactive CA Services Webcast in the new PPM Insights series -  Live panel discussion featuring experts from across the globe, sharing practic...
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  • PPM Insights: Have You Seen These Awesome CA PPM 15.5 Features (with screen shots)!?

    In honor of the latest CA PPM release, I would like to promote a valuable resource to new and experienced PPM Practitioners – and when you think about it, with the rate of change, we are all new to maturing proc...
    Erich Kissel
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  • PPM Insights: FIRST LOOK at CA PPM 15.5 – Additional Support for Team-Based Planning

    For the past few CA PPM General Availability (GA’s) announcements, this blog series has been highlighting the latest capabilities and their value to you - our Practitioner community! Coming from the pe...
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  • PPM Insights: Making Workflows Work for You

    I’m a firm believer in workflows working for you (rather than the other way around), so I definitely enjoyed presenting on the recent webcast about CA PPM’s out-of-the-box workflow capabilities.   ...
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  • PPM Insights Webcast: CA PPM Out of the Box Workflow Capabilities

    Hello PPM Practitioners, I am very excited to share the latest interactive CA Services Webcast in the new PPM Insights series-  CA PPM Out of the Box Workflow Capabilities, presented by Emma Price Terzian, @...
    Erich Kissel
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  • Updating Your OBS: It’s Easier than You Think

    Keeping track of all the players in a project—and how they move around like chess pieces—is precisely why the Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS) is a widely used tool in CA PPM.   The OBS captu...
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  • PPM Insights Webcast: Improving Poor Data to Achieve Rich Outcomes - Implementing a Management Operating System and Rhythm

    Hello PPM Practitioners, I am very excited to present my second Webcast in the new PPM Insights series -  and it’s all about you defining the PPM ecosystem investment and value realization!   [REPLAY] ...
    Erich Kissel
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  • PPM Insights: CAPA Can Integrate with Your Adoption Approach

    Many of my posts are about how PPM adoption generates business value. In this blog, I will highlight a popular but sometimes underutilized product called CA Productivity Accelerator (CAPA), which facilitates rapid, su...
    Erich Kissel
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  • Roadmap Your Route to More Efficiency with CA PPM 15.4

    How much more efficient (and stress-free) would you be if it was easier to create and view future work? Well, your wait is over: CA PPM 15.4 is here. This blog is our first look into the new enterprise portfolio plann...
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  • Resource Administration Made Simpler

    If you spend a lot of valuable time manually creating and updating ten or more resources in Excel spreadsheets, you’re probably wondering if there isn’t a better way to spend your time. After all, you coul...
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  • PPM Insights Webcasts: New monthly series debuts 10 May 2018

    Join us for the premiere of PPM Insights, a new half-hour webcast series on the second Thursday of each month at 11ET. Leading PPM experts share insights and insider tips, helpful how-to’s, and answer your quest...
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  • PPM Insights: CA Learning Subscriptions Provide On-Demand Access to Extensive CA Training Library

    Many of my posts are about how PPM process and system usability generates business value; and we have spoken about organizational readiness, people centric design, the contextualized operating rhythm ecosystem, etc. I...
    Erich Kissel
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  • PPM Insights: FIRST LOOK at CA PPM 15.4 – Upgrade to Usability and Adoption

    For the past few General Availability (GA’s), this blog series has been highlighting the value of the latest CA PPM features. The latest release is now available, and its powerful enhancements are designed to im...
    Erich Kissel
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  • Do You Control Your Project Finances—or Do They Control You?

    No question about it, project managers have a lot on their plates. Here are just some of the tasks we do every day, for every project: Design and apply appropriate project management standards Prepare and maintain ...
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  • PPM Insights: What’s the Cure for Mind-Numbing Repetition?

    There are only so many hours in a day, and few people understand that better than project managers. Likewise, few project managers would choose to spend the few precious hours they have in mind-numbingly repetitive ta...
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  • PPM Insights: PPM Timesheet Salvation Has Arrived! 

    I get it: As everyone knows who works on projects and submits time, timesheet submission is a necessary evil, one of life’s little details we wish would just go away. If you’re anything like me, half the t...
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