Rakennustieto (Building Information) gives recognition to the wisdom brought by Thinking Portfolio widgets

Rakennustieto promotes good building methods and produces reliable information for infrastructure, building construction, building technology and property management. Rakennustieto is an information house on full service and its products cover the life-cycle of construction from planning to maintenance. […]

Thinking Portfolio concretised the project portfolio processes of City of Tampere

Projects to be visualised and agility to the management of procedures Guided by the Group Management Unit, City of Tampere took Thinking Portfolio project portfolio application into use in November 2015. The implementation of the application was a follow-up to the development of a project management model started in 2014. The City of Tampere project portfolio deals with all projects relating to the development of services, operations and management and all projects containing ICT development, [...]

The clarity and functionality of Thinking Portfolio convinced Vaasan Oy

Vaasan Oy is a Finnish bakery company that operates also in the Baltic countries. We have been baking in Finland since 1849, which makes Vaasan Oy Finland’s second oldest bakery. Its most known brands are Vaasan Ruispalat, Vaasan Taika and Vaasan Isopaahto. Source: www.vaasan.fi Vaasan Oy and Thinking Portfolio started the implementation project of the project portfolio in specification workshops in March 2015. The application started operations in June - August. One important reason why Thinking [...]

The life-cycle of a project became clearer at Trafi with Thinking Portfolio

Trafi develops the safety of the traffic system, promotes the environmental friendliness of traffic and is responsible for the official tasks relating to the traffic system. (www.trafi.fi) All projects are in the portfolio Since the beginning of 2016 Thinking Portfolio has been the tool for all project management at Trafi. The contents of Trafi's project include the development of customer services as well as the development of ICT and other independent initiative projects. After the [...]

In Varma a positive experience with Thinking Portfolio project portfolio influenced the selection of the application portfolio

Varma is a mutual employment pension insurance company, owned by its client companies and self-employed persons, insured employees and owners of the guarantee capital. Varma takes care of the statutory earnings-related pension cover of private sector employees and self-employed persons and currently covers around 862,000 people. (www.varma.fi) Varma uses several dozens of applications. In November - December 2015 Varma began using Thinking Portfolio application portfolio to improve the management of basic knowledge and application status [...]

If appreciates Thinking Portfolio’s customer-orientedness and reliability

If is a leading casualty insurance company in the Nordic region with 3.6 million clients and 6,800 employees. If is part of the Sampo Group. If provides indemnity insurances in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and the Baltic countries. If also provides services to globally operating companies based in the Nordic countries through branches and networks. The company has branches in, for example, Russia, France, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Germany. If operates with a [...]

Thinking Portfolio making everyday project management easier in the Fennia Group

The Fennia Group is a leading expert of insurance and insurance-related services. Fennia offers companies, entrepreneurs and private clients risk management, insurance and asset management services. The Fennia Group comprises three companies: the casualty insurance company Fennia, Fennia Life, which offers voluntary life, pension and deposit insurance products and Fennia Asset Management Ltd., which provides asset management services. Thinking Portfolio's new features made the difference Fennia's portfolio of in-house development projects features currently around 50 [...]

Thinking Portfolio provided additional value to project management in the City of Turku

The administration of the City of Turku consists of the Central Administration, headed by the mayor, and five divisions. The Central Administration attends to the preparation and implementation of decision-making for the City Council, the City Board and its sections. In addition to the Mayors, also the Directors of Central Administration Groups and Divisional Directors belong to the Management Group. The Management Group is tasked with steering the city organization, delineate important matters and to [...]

Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company – PPM Producing Significant Benefits

The mutual pension insurance company Varma implemented Thinking Portfolio in 2014. So far, active projects as well as projects starting during the first quarter of 2014 have been added to the portfolio. The portfolio contains mostly IT projects, but there are some business development projects as well. Implementing Thinking Portfolio was easy Development Manager and Head of PMO, Katja Siekkeli, describes the implementation process of Thinking Portfolio as fairly uncomplicated. Varma had already utilised Excel [...]

Thinking Portfolio playing a role in the realization of the Espoo Story

Boasting a population of nearly 270,000, Espoo is the second largest city in Finland, consisting of five tightly-knit urban areas surrounded by idyllic Finnish nature. This urban network city provides excellent access to services via well-developed infrastructure. The Espoo Story is Espoo's strategy for 2013-2017. The City Council decided on the matter on 10 June 2013. The Espoo Story is aimed at focusing the city's operations in a more efficient and clear way to pursue [...]

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Cargotec – Development projects carried out with Thinking Portfolio PPM

Cargotec is a global technology company delivering load handling solutions and maintenance services. Their business areas MacGregor, Kalmar and Hiab are recognised leaders in cargo and load handling solutions. Cargotec's main branch is located in Ruoholahti, Helsinki, with sales branches in over one hundred countries with staff in 48 countries.  In addition to having its main branch in Finland, Cargotec has a testing and product development centre in Tampere. The company also has product development, [...]

Case Study: Peikko Group

Transparency and clear reports reduce project workload Peikko aims at creating a real-time view of the overall status of projects. Peikko Group is an expert of concrete connections and composite beams, providing customers with innovative solutions that facilitate and speed up the construction process. Peikko Group has sales branches in thirty countries and production facilities in nine countries. It employs over 900 people. Peikko has a large amount of simultaneously ongoing development projects, and managing them [...]

Thinking Portfolio for development and lobbying activities of the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities

The Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities is improving its lobbying activities, as well as its service and development operations by implementing the Thinking Portfolio application. Strategic management requires up-to-date, reliable and concrete information for decision making. Tiina Rinne, Program Coordinator of the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities, is advocating an open, cooperation-oriented culture of development. She is hoping that new methods and tools will increase transparency while improving results and well-being. [...]

Thinking Portfolio Advancing Research and Development

Thinking Portfolio has increased transparency in project activities and synergy between various industries. Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences (MAMK) is a place of higher education for lifelong learning. The university operates mainly in Southern Savonia. There are approximately 4,500 students in seven fields of study at the school. MAMK is a strong player in research, development and innovation. Research activities are focused on enhancing regional expertise and competitiveness. New products, services and operating models are [...]

Application Portfolio: an IT Management Tool in the City of Oulu

Thanks to an effortless implementation project, Thinking Portfolio provided instantaneous benefits. The City of Oulu is using both the Thinking Portfolio project portfolio and application portfolio. The decision to procure both tools was made simultaneously, and both portfolios were implemented within two months.  The project portfolio was implemented in November 2012 with the application portfolio introduced a month later. Juha Saarela, IT Specialist, City of Oulu, who participated in the implementation, says that Thinking Business [...]