Michael Hanford is one of the leading technology analysts in the area of portfolio resource planning with hundreds of clients in his reference set.
New York, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2010
Portfolio Decisionware Inc. (PDWare), a leading portfolio management and resource planning solution provider, announces that featured speaker Michael Hanford, Research Director, Gartner will deliver the opening keynote at the Resource Planning Summit 2010 (http://www.resourceplanningsummit.com), scheduled for September 19-21, at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla near San Diego. His presentation, Why Resource Planning is HOT! The Basics of Resource Management, will focus on why resource planning is essential in today’s world, and then helps attendees find a starting point in order to gain initial traction around resource usage. His presentation will outline what to do first, how to sell upward and cautions on going too far or not far enough.
“The Resource Planning Summit is a thought leadership conference that presents outstanding achievements in resource planning by companies who have implemented it successfully. The Summit vision is to create and broaden the understanding among commercial and governmental organizations that efficient resource planning is the foundation of effective project portfolio management,” stated Peter Heinrich, Founder & CEO of Portfolio Decisionware. “Michael Hanford is one of the leading technology analysts in the area of portfolio resource planning with hundreds of clients in his reference set. His opinions on this subject matter carry weight with management teams and should be immediately useful to attendees of this conference,” added Heinrich.
VPs and Directors from organizations such as Medtronic, Philips Respironics, Life Technologies, Bank of America and Motorola are among the featured industry speakers. “I have interviewed the speakers for the 2010 Summit, and I can promise that this slate of speakers covers every area of resource planning improvement---implementation and training, evaluation of processes, producing quantifiable results and developing creative executive reporting,” stated Dick Rutledge, Summit Director.
About Portfolio Decisionware
Portfolio Decisionware Inc. (PDWare™) provides Project Portfolio Management (PPM) software that helps organizations improve operations through a combination of portfolio management, resource forecasting, capacity planning, project status reporting and time tracking. PDWare™ enables organizations to define achievable project portfolios, track work, and manage change effectively with minimal administrative overhead. PDWare™ customers include Medtronic, Motorola, Philips Respironics, 3M, BD Medical, Covidien, Life Technologies, SIG and Pfizer.
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