Continuous Product and Service Innovation

Deliver a constant steam of innovation with our project portfolio management (PPM) tools for R&D

Optimize your investment in R&D and bring new products and services to market faster. With SAP’s solutions for project portfolio management, you can align business strategy and product development across all stages of the product lifecycle, simplify your business processes, and respond faster to customer needs – for maximum ROI on innovation.

  • Submit and rank ideas and project requests – and identify the most promising
  • Monitor and review progress on multiple projects, prioritizing them according to importance
  • Manage project tasks and timelines, easily assigning resources and tracking progress
  • Optimize resource use and avoid bottlenecks to speed development
  • Integrate non-SAP systems to give portfolio and project managers a single version of the truth
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Transnet Rail Engineering: Saved $62M*

South Africa’s Transnet Rail Engineering was looking for innovative ways to drive continuous business improvement. Discover how they used SAP Portfolio and Project Management to increase efficiency through dashboards and visualizations, accelerate reporting time by 99%, and slash operational costs.*

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How to Avoid Project Management Disasters

Oct 29, 2014

“If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans”. This quote from Woody Allen is a perfect headline for a blog about project management disasters, don´t you think? Every day we see businesses respond to a challenging economic environment by deploying scarce investment funds in pursuit of a competitive edge.

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Integrating Inspiration, Delivery, and Analysis

Learn how SAP Business Suite supports a framework for true continuous product and service innovation. What we call the feedback-forward process starts with strategy and planning, then management of the right resources, next coordination of efficient development and launch, and finally measurement of the business value that feeds back to strategy and planning.

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