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Demand Management Software

UMT360’s Demand Management tool makes it easy to capture innovative ideas from anywhere and standardize business cases

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.

UMT360 Demand Management Accelerator Key Features

UMT360’s Demand Management Accelerator makes it easy to bring order to the chaos of demand management, and easily generate standardized business cases that align all demand with strategy.

Capture & Consolidate All Demand

Capture new initiative requests from anywhere within the organization to ensure that the right initiatives are being evaluated and approved on a continuous basis.

  • 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
  • Approve ideas to a formal business case

Generate Standardized Business Cases

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
  • Capture resource estimates for individual role or team
  • 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 using what-if scenario analysis tools 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

How would you like to start?

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Get the strategic 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.

Portfolio Roadmapping

This Strategy Accelerator adds the powerful roadmapping capabilities you need to create, maintain and share beautiful Roadmaps and Boards in minutes.

Resource Management & Capacity Planning

Add this Strategy Accelerator to quickly and easily master resource management and capacity planning to maximize resource utilization.

What-If Scenario Planning & Analysis

Generating what-if scenarios and modeling potential outcomes based on ad-hoc questions used to require teams to stay late and manually crunch numbers. But what if you had the tools to respond to any possible question about any portfolio with just a few clicks?

Demand Management

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

Benefits Realization & Outcome Management

Establish and define the right financial & non-financial metrics for each strategy and set targets to ensure that outcomes can be measured. Quickly decompose strategy into the right initiatives needed to drive transformation, and assess portfolio sufficiency to ensure that outcome targets can be met or exceeded

Cost Management & Capital Planning

Corporate capital planning software provides a top-down view of all projected costs to support both traditional annual planning and dynamic/continuous planning. Consolidate and streamline the standardized capture of cost estimates across a wide variety of dimensions.

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.

The Importance of a Comprehensive What-If Scenario Planning Software Solution

Strategic Portfolio Management can help you provide the what-if scenario and portfolio analysis capabilities that are essential to forecast and model the impact of any proposed change to your project and program portfolios.

Regardless of your industry, whether you’re an executive; an enterprise or departmental PMO; a portfolio, program or product manager; or anyone in between – the ability to develop the right recommendations with insight into the implications, dependencies and limitations of any decision is crucial. Understand more about this critical capability by reading our guide to Strategic Scenario Planning (What-If Analysis).

Why You Need A Robust Demand Management Platform & Business Case Tool

Demand can come from anywhere. Strategic Portfolio Management software can help you provide the the right tools to help you standardize and manage it so it’s all aligned with strategy.

Most organizations are trying to deal with the dual challenge of controlling the amount of demand and where it’s coming from, and the ability to analyze and prioritize that demand. Effective strategic portfolio management enables you to address both of those issues.

Ready to Unleash Your Business Agility?

Business agility is impossible without strategic portfolio management, and strategic portfolio management is what UMT360 does. In fact, we wrote the eBook on it. And it’s something we can help you deliver – with culture, focus, process, education and yes, a little bit of integrated software. So, let’s get started!

Demand Management Software

UMT360’s Demand Management tool makes it easy to capture innovative ideas from anywhere and standardize business cases