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How to Measure Impact Investment

Impact investing is a special type of capital investment where the investor is not only interested in earning revenue but also bring about a social or environmental change in a perceivable manner. Impact investing can be done in all kinds of markets, be it developed or emerging. Impact investment helps in addressing some of the critical global issues such as climate change, agriculture, poverty, sustainable development, clean power, micro-financing, and healthcare among others. There are [...]

2018-10-19T09:27:57+00:00 22.10.2018|Tags: , |

Download Updated Thinking Portfolio Case Studies E-book

We’ve published  an updated edition of the Customer Case Stories E-book. It gives an overview on how our customers have benefitted from our portfolio management tool. Our clients include large international corporations, middle-sized enterprises, and public sector organizations. Our products have over 60 000 users in 50 countries.

2018-08-08T22:37:33+00:00 7.8.2018|Tags: |

How AI supports Project Steering Group

The project steering committee is main governing body within an enterprise that looks after the proposal and execution of projects. They ensure that the proper deliverables are met and the project is in line with key company goals. This includes approval of budget, defining standards and goals, devising project strategy, risk assessment, quality checks and adherence to time-line. The project steering committee is the body to which a project managers report to. The project manager attends meetings and informs the committee regarding the status of the project along with addressing doubts and concerns.

2018-04-30T12:04:08+00:00 30.4.2018|Tags: , , |

What Project Manager should Learn from Robots

With the rapid progress in AI, robotics and automation technologies, most jibs are being replaced by automated systems and robots. Be it a white collar job or a blue collar one, both are affected by the rise in automated technologies and machine learning. Growth in machine learning capabilities has allowed machines to become more independent by allowing them to react to real-time changes without being pre-programmed for such tasks. Also it doesn’t take long for them to analyze extremely large data sets and generate accurate reports. This has resulted in the disruption of current industrial practices.

2018-04-27T10:05:44+00:00 27.4.2018|Tags: , , |

Fazer blue refined with Thinking Portfolio

Fazer Confectionery manages its projects with the Thinking Portfolio project portfolio. Focus, as the portfolio is called at Fazer, manages consumer product, raw material, product development and product decommissioning projects. Thinking Portfolio is the perfect platform for evolving projects Focus Friend Hanna Ikonen Fazer Confectionery’s project are unique and challenging with various requirements related to the process. “The old system was no longer sustainable for the ever-evolving environment, and the company decided to [...]

2018-04-25T17:13:17+00:00 25.4.2018|

Keva would choose Thinking Portfolio again

Thinking Portfolio combines projects, applications and resources. Keva’s persistent need to have an overview of its project portfolio was fulfilled with the implementation of Thinking Portfolio. In addition to its transparency, Thinking Portfolio provided the necessary view of resource needs, allowing Keva to adopt a systematic approach to resource planning. 

2018-04-25T16:42:21+00:00 25.4.2018|

Resource Planning in Thinking Portfolio

Summary A short video tutorial covering the basic functionalities of Resource Planning in Thinking Portfolio on Project and Portfolio levels. Contents Resource planning on Project level Data on Project level Resources tab Information on Project Resources tab Features in Project Resource tab Reports related to Project level Resourcing Project level resourcing related reports Portfolio level resourcing Functionalities on the Portfolio level resourcing How to move between Portfolio and Project level resourcing views [...]

2018-03-23T10:34:10+00:00 23.3.2018|

At the Turku University, TEPPO informs and clarifies processes 

At the Turku University of Applied Sciences, Thinking Portfolio, affectionately known as TEPPO, is used for project planning, portfolio management, resource allocation and working-time monitoring. With the previous system coming to an end, it was time for a new project portfolio tool. Indeed, the former system simply could not meet today’s demands and users were looking for an application that better supported their work.  One of the key criteria was the ability to motivate the user  During the planning stage, [...]

2018-03-11T18:47:39+00:00 11.3.2018|