PowerSteering from Upland Software Named an “Innovator” in Enterprise Project Portfolio Management for Third Consecutive Year by Info-Tech Research Group

Vendor Landscape report by leading IT research and advisory firm also rates PowerSteering an “Exemplary Performer” for support of portfolio-level planning.

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PowerSteering is a well-rounded SaaS solution suited to IT PMOs, product development, and process excellence, Info-Tech Research Group observed in the report.

Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 18, 2014

Upland Software, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise work management applications, today announced its PowerSteering product for top-down program and portfolio management has been recognized as an Innovator for the third consecutive year in Info-Tech Research Group’s “Vendor Landscape for Enterprise Project Portfolio Management.”

Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape reports recognize outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace. Assessing vendors by the strength of their offering and their strategy for the enterprise, Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscapes pay tribute to the contribution of exceptional vendors in a particular category.

The Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Vendor Landscape evaluated eight competitors and focused on those vendors that offer broad capabilities across multiple platforms and that have a strong market presence and/or reputational presence among large-sized enterprises. “PowerSteering is a well-rounded SaaS solution suited to IT PMOs, product development, and process excellence,” Info-Tech Research Group observed in the report. “Consider PowerSteering PPM if your organization is concerned with team adoption and accurate management of all work. With role-based UIs to drive familiarity and integration with APM and ITSM, PowerSteering's solution is more likely to be adopted and therefore contain current information.”

In addition to being named an Innovator, PowerSteering received the highest possible scores for Product Features and Vendor Strategy, and was recognized as an “Exemplary Performer” for its support of Portfolio Independence, defined in the report as the "Ability to conduct portfolio-level project planning and status reporting without team adoption to maintain timesheet and task data."

With this portfolio-level focus, PowerSteering brings a flexible, cost-effective PPM solution to businesses, allowing them to better manage a large number of projects and initiatives without requiring granular tracking of time, task, and resource details. Within an organization, there are often multiple portfolios, programs and projects that are managed by different departments, creating a challenge for executives and staff tasked with keeping up with it all. PowerSteering helps provide visibility into these efforts all in one place, allowing for optimized resource allocation, streamlined reporting and analysis, and better decision making. Combining the robust functionality & integration capabilities demanded by global organizations with the cost and speed-to-value benefits of cloud delivery and a high level of flexibility, it offers the capability required to manage programs, projects, investments, and resources throughout the enterprise.

"We are pleased to once again be recognized by Info-Tech Research Group for our innovative approach to Enterprise PPM,” stated Doug Riseberg, PowerSteering General Manager and Vice President of Client Services for Upland Software. "With this and other recent analyst accolades, we are continuing to see PowerSteering being recognized as a leading cloud solution for enterprise project portfolio management."

About Info-Tech Research Group
With a paid membership of over 30,000 members worldwide, Info-Tech Research Group (http://www.infotech.com) is a global leader in providing tactical, practical Information Technology research and analysis. Info-Tech Research Group has a seventeen-year history of delivering quality research and is North America's fastest growing full-service IT analyst firm.

About PowerSteering
PowerSteering combines the project and portfolio management (PPM) functionality demanded by global organizations with the cost & speed-to-value benefits of cloud delivery and a high level of flexibility. Easy to use and administer, it enables top-down program & portfolio management without requiring granular task & resource tracking, and provides powerful analytic and financial tracking capabilities. Leading global organizations, including PepsiCo, Ecolab, Staples, the US Department of Defense, and the UK National Health Service, use PowerSteering to help increase results in IT, New Product Development, Process Excellence and Business PMOs. PowerSteering is part of the Upland Software family of cloud-based enterprise work management applications. Visit http://www.powersteeringsoftware.com for more information.

About Upland Software
Upland is a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise work management software. Our family of applications helps transform how work gets done by enabling better alignment of resources with business objectives, real-time visibility, and increased governance and collaboration, resulting in improved productivity and business agility. From strategic planning to work execution, Upland helps more than 1,200 enterprise clients with 300,000 active users in over 50 countries drive results for critical business functions including information technology, marketing, finance, professional services, and process excellence. Visit http://www.uplandsoftware.com for more information.

For additional information, contact:
Blake Bisson
PowerSteering Software
Upland Software, Inc.
617-901-8573


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