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Clarity Project & Portfolio Management

CA Clarity Project & Portfolio Management (CA Clarity PPM) helps CIOs decide with greater confidence and deliver with improved agility. This is accomplished by helping IT organizations to integrate the management of their services, projects, people and financials in a single solution. In addition, easy-to-use, interactive executive dashboards allow for quick, fact-based decision making.

Business value

 Portfolio Management for Agile IT from CA Technologies helps to deliver the right projects, faster, in a consistent and predictable way. As a result, IT executives are more empowered to: 
  • Balance agility with governance
  • Make smart IT portfolio decisions
  • Accelerate the delivery of their commitments
  • Achieve PPM success 

Product overview

CA Clarity PPM provides IT executives leading portfolio management capabilities in order to collect all requests for new IT services and projects, make improved decisions regarding how to invest and best optimize the IT portfolio based on costs, risks, business value and compliance. It helps to deliver every initiative on time, on budget and with the right quality and business value.

Delivery approach 

CA Clarity PPM is available on premise, on demand (SaaS) and in a hosted environment. 

Each engagement is focused on reducing risk with documented best practices deployment methodology. Our nine-stage methodology and strict project governance help ensure that implementation projects are always on time and on budget. 

Features 

 Key features of CA Clarity PPM include: 
  • IT Portfolio Management – Provides real-time planning and analysis into the total cost of a service and enables a one-to-one comparison across all IT investments. 
  • IT Financial Management - Gives you comprehensive IT financial planning capabilities to view total cost and effort across your portfolio of projects. 
  • Demand Management – Gives a holistic view of all IT demand resulting in accurately forecasted resource requirements and improved cost tracking. 
  • Resource Management – Helps you to achieve an equitable balance between resource capacity and project demand. 
  • Interactive Xcelsius Dashboards - Sleek, highly visual and interactive Xcelsius dashboards help IT executives to quickly access critical IT information housed both within and outside of CA Clarity PPM. 
  • Simple Report Creation –Allows easy access and collaboration around important project data, such as investment, resource, project status, and profitability. 
  • End-User Training – Speeds user training and adoption using a fast and flexible method for developing customer specific documentation, training and support.



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Benefits 

 CA Clarity PPM helps CIOs to decide with greater confidence and deliver with improved agility. IT leaders are able to better: 
  • Balance Agility with Governance – Improve the pace of IT innovation while providing for consistency across the portfolio. 
  • Make Smart IT Portfolio Decisions – Strengthen results using fact-based decision making across the entire IT portfolio. 
  • Accelerate the Delivery of Your Commitments – Help provide that IT projects and services delivered meet or exceed the expectations of the business. 
  • Achieve PPM Success – Implement the CA Technologies full suite of online training and services methodologies, like the CA Productivity Accelerator and CA Clarity Rapid Implementation and gain rapid end-user adoption, and reduce the total cost of ownership. 

Why Clarity 

CA Clarity PPM gives IT executives a real-time view into their organization’s investments, initiatives and resources and empowers your managers to deliver controlled and predictable execution of projects and programs. When combined with CA Service Catalog, service financials, and service level management products, Service Portfolio Management solutions from CA Technologies can help you continuously target and right-size IT investments and resources to better meet business requirements for service quality, cost, function and benefit. 

CA Clarity PPM also supports critical process beyond IT and across the enterprise to support Business, New Product Development, U.S. Federal Government and Professional Services Automation.
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