What you may have missed in the CA Project and Portfolio Management Community! October 2016

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Dear Community Member,

With so much going on in the CA Project and Portfolio Management Community I have consolidated recent activities in case you missed anything.

 

Your CA PPM Feedback for 2016 is crucial! 

No one is more important to us than you -- our customers. That is why we need your annual feedback on the CA PPM solution.

We recently launched the 2016 Customer Feedback Survey for the CA PPM product. This one-to-three minute survey enables us to gauge your satisfaction with the product and our support of it. Thanks to those of you who have already filled out the survey this year, but we need to hear from more of you! You may also remember filling out this survey last year. Our CEO, Mike Gregoire, has made NPS scores a key metric by which we measure our progress toward improving your experience with us. Thus, we re-conduct the survey every year in order to see what progress we have made.

The CA PPM product team -- including Product Management, Product Marketing, and Support -- reads each and every survey submission to help make our solutions and support better. We may even reach out to you to get deeper understanding of your comments.  

Please take a few minutes to help us measure where we are by clicking on the Survey icon below. The survey is open through January 13, 2017. Make sure to click the "Finish" button at the bottom of the last page of the survey to submit your responses. Thanks!

2016 CA PPM Customer Feedback Survey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Latest CA PPM @ CA World info 

 

 

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PPM Insights: Surviving-to-Thriving, Realizing Desired Outcomes Continuously After Implementation 

 

CA PPM - Ask a Question, Get an Answer (November 11 - November 18) 

It's great that we have such a vibrant community to get quick answers to questions and gain product knowledge! We have very active members jumping in to help others out all the time. The goal of the community is to respond to every members' question so that no one goes away "empty handed".

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Introducing the CA PPM 'Third Thursday' community webcast series

We are pleased to announce a new PPM community webcast series designed to help you get the most out of your PPM investment. On the 'Third Thursday' of each month, at 11:00 am EST, the PPM team will deliver an education based webcast on various aspects of the product with the goal of offering greater visibility and know how into the product. Listed below are the first three community webcasts, and at the beginning of each quarter we will post a new set of webcasts for you to join. The webcasts will be recorded and available for viewing post event for customers who might not be able to attend the live session.

 

CA PPM Webcast - Investment and Financial Planning: A Financial Focus on Portfolios, Programs and Projects – Dec 15th 11am ET 

It’s important to be able to prioritize your investments and track how you are performing against them. Can you effectively make tradeoff decisions between strategy and return on investment? Can you balance incoming demand with existing commitments? Are you effectively capturing software capitalization?

Join us on December 15th to learn more about how to balance incoming demand with existing commitments and capture the information you need to make smart investment decisions.

Host: Jim Tisch (CA PPM Product Marketing)

Presenter: Sonja Furneaux, CA Sr Principal Consultant, Presales

RSVP and Add to Your Calendar HERE: CA PPM Webcast - Investment and Financial Planning: A Financial Focus on Portfolios, Programs and Projects – Dec 15th 11am ET 

 

CA PPM Community Webcast - Understanding IT Demand: The Impact & Balance on Resource Management – January 19th 11am ET 

How you manage the never ending demand from the organization can be difficult—it’s important to be able to negotiate with the business. Key strategic questions need to be asked. For example, can you effectively analyze your current demand intake and truly understand what the organization absorb? How do you allocate resources to drive the right business priorities? Do you have the ability to manage your current portfolio due to resource constraints? Can you look at the new opportunities and balance them against the current portfolio?

Join us on January 19th to learn how to manage the never ending flow of request and effectively allocate your resources to align with the priorities of the business.

Host: Jim Tisch (CA PPM Product Marketing)

Presenter: Brian Toplicar, CA Consultant, Presales

RSVP and Add to Your Calendar HERE: CA PPM Community Webcast - Understanding IT Demand: The Impact & Balance on Resource Management – January 19th 11am ET 

 

All upcoming and recorded sessions will be available from this link. The WebEx for each session is available via this doc page as well.

CA PPM Webcast Series 

 

DID YOU MISS?

Management Insights – October 20th

Providing insights around the organization is a key use case of CA PPM. Join this webcast for an overview of reporting and analytics features in CA PPM designed to provide teams both out of the box reports and a configurable analytics platform. Attendees will see examples of how analytics can provide real-time data into how projects and portfolios are managed.

Host: Jim Tisch (CA PPM Product Marketing)

Presenter: Brian Toplicar, Presales Consultant

Replay: Replay - CA PPM Community Webcast - Management Insights – October 20th 

Presentation: Jaspersoft Management Insights 

 

Realizing the Value of Application Portfolio Management: Exposure & Managing Risk – Nov 10th

Does your organization understand your current application spend, support dollars and total cost of ownership for the applications that run your business? Are you getting the total value out of your applications? It’s important to have visibility into applications that run your businesses. In this session, you will learn about application portfolio rationalization, cost of application support, application change management, and identifying redundancies within your applications for consolidation in order to maximize value.

Host: Jim Tisch (CA PPM Product Marketing)

 

Presenter: Doug Page, CA Advisor, Presales

Replay: CA PPM Community Webcast - Realizing the Value of Application Portfolio Management: Exposure & Managing Risk 

Presentation: Application Portfolio Management - Nov 10, 2016 

 

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Keeping You in the Know


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TECH TIPS AND OTHER HELPFUL INFO

Freebie Friday - Application Portfolio Management Sample Data and Rights Group 

List of Jaspersoft Commands in accordance with CA PPM Version 

CA World - PDU Credit 

Do Agile Companies Really See Significant Results?  | Learn with Rego 

GA Announcement: CA PPM 15.1 SaaS Localized Documentation 

GA Announcement: CA PPM Cumulative Patch 14.3.0.9 

GA Announcement: CA PPM 15.1 On Premise Localized Documentation 

PPM Sessions at CA World '16 

CA PPM Sandbox Upgrade to 15.1 

File not found errors on system logs after upgrading to CA PPM 15.1 with Apache Tomcat 8.0.34 and above 

Tech tip : Load Data Warehouse job fails with ORA-00054: resource busy and acquire with NOWAIT specified or timeout expired 

Download MSP or OWB Interface Files Inside CA PPM 

Vary Rates by Investment Type  | Learn with Rego 

NEW: 15.1 report preview feature  

Create a Menu Link from Classic PPM to the New User Experience 

Chat Transcript - CA PPM Office Hours: A Live Online Chat (October 2016) 

PPM- APM Confusion 

CA Fast Track Support 

CA PPM 15.1 Cumulative Patch 1 (15.1.0.1) is Now Available 

CA PPM Coltrane-Davis Release Preview Registration 

CA PPM 14.3 Cumulative Patch 8 (14.3.0.8) is Now Available 

Invite Customers to Beta Test the New User Experience Documentation 

PPM Insights: Surviving-to-Thriving, Realizing Desired Outcomes Continuously After Implementation 

Update on Education Content for CA PPM 15.1 

Set Financial Management System Defaults 

CA PPM Cookbook Retirement 

 

TOP 10 IDEAS BY LATEST ACTIVITY

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Multicurrency on Cost Plan/Cost Plan Detail7NEW

Remind Users to Save before leaving a page6NEW

Ability to convert ideas to programs6NEW

Hierarchical data visualisation (OBS, Objects, Resources etc)15NEW

Add Time Slicing Logging for CA PPM2NEW

Promote (copy) reporting content from one environment to another in SaaS - On Demand and On Premise51NEW

Migrate OOTB Issue, Risk and Change Request 'On Create' Workflows to the Process Engine Framework.9NEW

Auto-Populate My Projects Portlet12NEW

Security for Actions Menu Items11NEW

 

That's it for now folks but I'm sure there will be a lot more soon! Take a moment to get in on the discussions in CA PPM and make your voice heard!

 

Regards,

 

Chris_Hackett
Community Manager, Agile Management

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