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Virtual Planview Horizons Annual User Conference

Tuesday, October 6th and Wednesday, October 7th

From the comfort of ASB & Boyer conference rooms, we will be watching live presentations from Planview leadership and current customers as they share their experiences solving common business challenges in their own organizations. Take a look at the presentation topics below and feel free tso forward this to other members of your team who may be interested in attending.

If you can’t make next week’s sessions we will also have the opportunity to view on-demand webinars through the end of the calendar year. If you have interest in seeing what’s available, please contact us!

We look forward to having you join us for a session or two next week!

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - Location: ASB Ruby (2213) Conference Room

9am – 10am

The Art of Innovation

Presented by: Guy Kawasaki, Founding Partner  of Garage Technology Ventures

The purpose of The Art of Innovation is to inspire and inform companies to innovate. Mr. Kawasaki lays out the strategic steps to create new products and services by calling upon his experience with Apple, as well as his study of dozens of world-class companies.

10am – 11am

Aligning & Prioritizing IT with Business Strategies

Presented By: Yves Danneels, CIO Credit Agricole Belgium
The Crédit Agricole IT department needed to grow and diversify despite difficult economic conditions. Using data captured by Planview Enterprise, it was able to better align what it could deliver with what the business needed. Yet Planview Enterprise wasn't the solution; it was the method the bank chose to introduce IT governance, awareness, prioritization, and solidarity to business and IT leaders. This presentation discusses the importance of relevant data that when used correctly, can improve your planning environment with one version of the truth.

11am – 12pm

Parallel Strategy:  The Right People, the Right Time, the Right Thing

Presented By: Rene Eborn, Asst. Director , The University of Utah
The University of Utah is accepting the challenge of demonstrating accountability by enhancing its IT business models. As budget cuts and other challenges continue to confront higher education, the need for IT strategic alignment with the University mission is more important than ever. This presentation will case-study the University's strategy of implementing portfolio and project management, as well as a project information system to meet its business challenges
Wednesday, October 7th - Location: Boyer Onyx (111) –Conference Room

9am – 10am

Taming Change with Portfolio Management


Presented By: Patrick Durbin, CEO Planview

Pat Durbin, Planview founder and CEO, is authoring a book, Taming Change with Portfolio Management, which will share his industry experience on how portfolio management can be used to not only manage inevitable change, but use it to your advantage. In fact, it can actually unify your organization, sharpen your strategies, and create measurable value. In this presentation, Mr. Durbin will give an overview of the book's concepts and discuss how you can leverage the process and tools of portfolio management to mitigate risks and seize the opportunities that change creates.

10am – 11am

Planview Product Roadmap

Presented By: Patrick A. Tickle, Executive VP of Products, Planview
Every year, the Planview Product Roadmap proves to be one of the most anticipated presentations of the Horizons conference. For the past nine months, Planview has been hard at work expanding the horizons of portfolio management, investing in Planview Enterprise and the entire product line around infrastructure and usability. Join Patrick Tickle, executive vice president of Planview Products, as he reveals some of the major investments and innovations, driven by Planview customers, which are scheduled to debut in the February 2010 release of Planview Enterprise. Topics include Ideation Management, Operational Planning, Execution Management, Value Delivery, and Performance Management.

11am – 12pm

Planview Enterprise Insight Analytics: A Case Study

Presented By: Nick Boxall, MIS Manager GIS Carphone Warehouse & Louise Allen, VP of Product Management, Planview
Reporting and analytics are common challenges in many organizations, yet they can be some of the most critical aspects to successful portfolio management. In this presentation, Carphone Warehouse will detail its implementation of Insight Analytics and the new reporting capabilities it now enjoys with the intuitive user interface. The company will also offer practical suggestions and share lessons learned for a smooth implementation and adoption.