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Unlocking Value Through Connected Services at IBM

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Unlocking Value Through Connected Services at IBM

Unlocking Value Through Connected Services at IBM


World class services organizations are reaping the benefits of connectedness to drive profits and margins. At IBM, this means using a single professional services automation (PSA) solution to enable consistency in forecasting revenue, while also rolling up to a worldwide view. This one-stop shop allows the Executives to review the bottoms-up forecasting approach to ultimately drive their tops-down portfolio forecast.

Join Planview and IBM’s Worldwide Software Services Business Operations Director Michelle Ginther and Executive Project Manager Sharon Burton for a live webinar on how IBM is unlocking value through technology-enabled service delivery. Tune in to learn how PSA helps IBM: 
  • Improve overall project health and eliminate profit erosion by building a consistent set of metrics to drive the business
  • End the “data chase” by connecting the multiple sources of data with core forecasting and integrated functionality that includes: ledger data, project management, project health.
  • Connect data warehouses such as SAP and Salesforce to pull in single source of truth data to forecast and manage the project financials.
  • Get the visibility they need to forecast Revenue at the Portfolio as well as Project level and course correct along the way.
  • Drive alignment across teams and with execs through automation and simplification in project management.

Get registered and invite co-workers who may also benefit from learning more.

World class services organizations are reaping the benefits of connectedness to drive profits and margins. At IBM, this means using a single professional services automation (PSA) solution to enable consistency in forecasting revenue, while also rolling up to a worldwide view. Building on the Clarizen platform, this one-stop shop allows the Executives to review the bottoms-up forecasting approach to ultimately drive their tops-down portfolio forecast.

Join Planview and IBM’s Worldwide Software Services Business Operations Director Michelle Ginther and Executive Project Manager Sharon Burton for a live webinar on how IBM is unlocking value through technology-enabled service delivery. Tune in to learn how PSA helps IBM: 
  • Improve overall project health and eliminate profit erosion by building a consistent set of metrics to drive the business
  • End the “data chase” by connecting the multiple sources of data with core forecasting and integrated functionality that includes: ledger data, project management, project health.
  • Connect data warehouses such as SAP and Salesforce to pull in single source of truth data to forecast and manage the project financials.
  • Get the visibility they need to forecast Revenue at the Portfolio as well as Project level and course correct along the way.
  • Drive alignment across teams and with execs through automation and simplification in project management.

Get registered and invite co-workers who may also benefit from learning more.

  • Date

    Tuesday October 4

  • Time

    1 pm ET / 6 pm BST

  • Location

    Online

  • Duration

    45 min plus live Q&A

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Meet our speakers

  • Michelle Ginther, IBM

    Worldwide Software Services Business Operations Director

    Michelle’s background includes finance, accounting, contracting, process design and a lot of people management.  Add in a lot of hand holding and continual transformation and you have described her operations career.  Michelle’s current focus at IBM is driving operational modernization and automation for the C&CS Services business.

  • Sharon Burton, IBM

    Executive Project Manager

    Sharon Burton started her career as a Financial Analyst for a publishing company and then Lotus Development Corp. After a few years, she changed course to become a Lotus 1-2-3 and Notes developer in the consulting organization which segued into her Project Management career. After Lotus was acquired by IBM, she found her niche expertise in deploying operational tools across internal organizations.

  • Dave Blumhorst, Planview

    Director, Product Management

    Dave is an experienced technology executive that has served in a variety of roles throughout his career. These include running products and working with Marketing on GTM efforts, as well as serving as VP of professional services organizations. Earlier in his career, David managed and consulted for PMO departments at Fortune 1000 companies, served as CIO at mid-size companies, and managed Finance at startups through mid-market firms.

  • Jeff Ellerbee

    Solution Marketing Manager, Planview

    Jeff handles product marketing for Planviews’ Troux product line. Jeff has helped customers be successful with Troux in the US and UK for 14 years.