in Three New Portfolio Management and Strategic Planning Reports by Forrester Research
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) announced it was named a “Leader” in three new reports from Forrester Research, Inc. evaluating solutions for portfolio management and strategic planning.
In “The Forrester Wave™: Portfolio Management For The Tech Management Agenda, Q1 2015,”* CA Technologies was among a select group of 10 project and portfolio management (PPM) vendors invited to participate and be evaluated across 45 criteria.
The company was the top scorer in the report’s strategy criteria category, which “compared the strategies of each company with the needs of EA and portfolio management professionals, industry trends (such as growth in their SaaS offerings), and Forrester’s forward-looking vision of the portfolio management market to assess how well each vendor is positioned for future success.”
Describing CA Technologies as a “longtime PPM leader,” the report “examined each vendor’s vision and road map, planned product enhancements, target markets, corporate profitability, key technology partners, commerce service provider partnerships, professional services capability, and cost of ownership.”
“We are proud to be named a leader for what we consider to be the vision and broad functional value of our PPM portfolio,” said James Harvey, general manager, IT Business Management, CA Technologies. “We believe these new reports underscore the strength of our market -leading solutions that help companies ensure alignment from planning to execution management in today’s application economy.”
CA Technologies was also named a “Leader” in:
“The Forrester Wave™: Strategic Planning For The BT Agenda, Q1 2015”*** whose findings are designed to “to help strategy-focused enterprise architecture professionals select the right partner for their strategy development and execution needs,” and;
“The Forrester Wave™: Portfolio Management For The BT Agenda, Q1 2015,”** where “vendors were selected for their abilities to serve both the business and technology executive stakeholders,” an important distinction as the requirements of business and technology planning become increasingly integrated.
CA Technologies received the highest possible score in the subcategories global support and life-cycle support in all three reports. CA PPM helps line-of-business leaders, IT executives, Project Management Offices (PMOs) and other teams prioritize strategic initiatives and resources, to help provide that projects and people execute on time and on budget. With the most comprehensive solution offering, CA PPM enables executives to more easily connect IT and business strategy – driving faster decisions, better communication and reduced investment risk.
Copies of industry analyst reports can be downloaded from the CA Technologies website.
* Forrester Research, Inc., “The Forrester Wave™: Portfolio Management For The Tech Management Agenda, Q1 2015,” March 18, 2015.
** Forrester Research, Inc., “The Forrester Wave™: Strategic Planning For The BT Agenda, Q1 2015,” March 13, 2015.
*** Forrester Research, Inc., “The Forrester Wave™: Portfolio Management For The BT Agenda, Q1 2015,” March 18, 2015.