Rational Portfolio ManagerIBM Process and Portfolio Management Software: Optimize the Business of IT
Overview Today'scompanies demand business and financial accountability from IT. IBM®Rational® Portfolio Manager enables companies to scrutinize internalprocesses, provide real-time visibility into operations, andincorporate discipline and intelligence into IT decision making.
Leveraging Rational Portfolio Manager, global organizations can: Maintain Business Alignment:Ensure that all work performed continuously responds to the critical needs of the Business Achieve Process Efficiency: Ensure all work performed is continuously supported by useful and optimized processes ImproveResource Effectiveness: Ensure the right people are working on theright projects in the right way at the right time, all the time
RationalPortfolio Manager is a real-time Project Portfolio Management [PPM]solution designed to optimize the business of IT by enablingorganizations to maintain business alignment, process efficiency andresource effectiveness. Leveraging Rational Portfolio Manager,organizations can qualify and organize projects into portfolios, trackproject commitments and identify internal resource supply/projectdemand. The system offers a customizable dynamic dashboard thatcombines all critical dimensions of project-portfolio data in a singlevisual model. Using real-time multidimensional views, graphs andreports, executives can easily identify which projects have thegreatest potential to contribute to the business and distinguish whichprojects justify the commitment of limited resources.
Using Rational Portfolio Manager, companies can: Leverage real-time IT governance processes that support all strategic, financial, functional, and technical requirements Collaboratively govern the portfolio throughout the entire lifecycle, from proposal to closure LeverageRational Portfolio Manager's configurable workflow engine to rigorouslymanage and track your entire project delivery process from request toclosing Implement systematic phase-gating & portfolio review processes, complete with stringent Save/Kill decision points Slice & dice enterprise project portfolio data Gain Control over IT spending Productively manage skills inventory and balance resource supply & project demand