Demand Manager Accelerator makes it easy to capture innovative ideas from anywhere and standardize demand

UMT360 helps bring order to the chaos of demand management, enabling you to generate standardized business cases that align demand with strategy and help ensure that you’re not simply choosing the best from a bad list of ideas.

Triage Ideation & Innovation

Capture disruptive and innovative ideas from anywhere within the organization to help ensure that the next great idea doesn’t fall through the cracks.

  • Capture ideas directly in UMT360 or import from other sources
  • Align ideas with key strategic objectives, products, services and more
  • Capture the appropriate level of detail at each stage of your intake process
  • Summarize, segment and access ideas using configurable views
  • Visualize, classify and keep track of ideas using intuitive Roadmaps and Boards
  • Promote ideas to a formal business case

Generate Standardized Business Case

Move away from disparate sources of business case information like Excel, Word and Powerpoint to better govern and standardize all demand and improve decision making.

  • Standardize governance and automate approvals using flexible workflows
  • Use basic or advanced scorecards to help prioritize demand
  • Capture time-phased cost estimates
  • Forecast expected benefits
  • Manage key milestones and dependencies between entities
  • Look ahead by capturing potential risks and issues associated with your demand

More Effective Prioritization & Decision Making

Powerful capabilities enable organizations to more effectively gain visibility across all projected benefits/outcomes. Quickly and easily establish benefit targets for each portfolio and run analysis to optimize payback timelines.

  • Easily prioritize requests using a variety of dimensions, such as strategic value, risk, probability of success, architectural fit and more
  • Visualize key milestones and enforce dependencies when making decisions on your demand
  • Create and compare a variety of plans and what-if scenarios without impacting your underlying data:
    • Effectively model capital planning scenarios by establishing and visualizing top-down budget constraints
    • Maximize benefits and conduct target analysis
    • Optimize portfolio payback timelines

Roadmaps help you model the impact of all demand

Powerful and interactive roadmaps help you model the effect of any portfolio change and quickly sort through all demand.

  • Create, share and automatically maintain beautiful roadmaps in minutes
  • Choose from Portfolio Timelines or Boards roadmap templates
  • Intuitively filter out data to focus only on the information relevant to the task at-hand
  • View all demand in a time-phased view to gain a clearer understanding into the relationships and dependencies between all requests
  • Classify, change status and more with a simple drag-and-drop in configurable Board views

Quick and easy integration with a variety of project management tools

Get up and running quickly and integrate roadmaps with both traditional PPM project management and Agile work management tools.

  • Get started quickly by importing projects, epics and more, along with associated data from Excel
  • Utilize out-of-the-box connectors to easily sync projects and milestones from Microsoft Project, Jira, Azure Boards and other platforms
  • Powerful connectors provide real-time integration with project execution tools to ensure your roadmaps are always up-to-date

Get the project portfolio management capabilities you need, quickly and easily

Every  UMT360 Strategy Execution Accelerator  is designed to be implemented quickly with a minimum amount of consulting or configuration. Leveraging best practices garnered from years of successful client engagements, these powerful Accelerators provide precisely the capabilities you need, without weeks or months of configuration.

Part of UMT360’s comprehensive strategic portfolio management platform

Need a specific Portfolio Management Accelerator right now? Let’s get started! Each one delivers powerful stand-alone capabilities that you can have up and running in just a few days. And since they all complement each other, it’s easy to add additional capabilities – in any order you’d like – whenever you’re ready. Best of all, each is part of  UMT360’s comprehensive Strategic Portfolio Management Platform . Which means that with every Accelerator you add, you’re that much closer to having all the capabilities you need to align all investments with strategy and ultimately accelerate digital transformation.