SOURCE: Daptiv, Inc.

Daptiv, Inc.

December 15, 2009 08:00 ET

Daptiv and Forrester Research Offer Free Webinar on Trends in Project and Portfolio Management

Forrester Research Webinar to Discuss 'Going Beyond IT' With the Concept of Enterprise-Wide PPM, Featuring Daptiv Customer Chase Paymentech

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - December 15, 2009) - Daptiv, the on-demand leader in collaborative business software, today announced that it will host a free Webinar on today's trends in Project Portfolio Management (PPM), hosted by Margo Visitacion of Forrester Research. In addition, the Webinar will showcase Daptiv PPM customer Addie Monson, director of PMP at Chase Paymentech, who will give her hands-on perspective of the strategic value of an enterprise-wide program. The free Webinar series is part of Daptiv's ongoing effort to provide its customers with the latest thinking on how to make the most of collaboration, project management and Daptiv's on-demand solutions.

The Webinar will take place Thursday, December 17, 9:00 a.m. PST (noon EST), and will provide an overview of the following trends in PPM:

--  In tough economic times, companies are looking to PPM to optimize,
    economize and find business opportunities.
--  New software solutions are opening the door to more companies who need
--  PPM is only the tip of the iceberg -- it is time to think enterprise,
    and what that means for your organization.
--  Pragmatic PPM can help organizations become lean.

To register for the Webinar, please visit:

According to Margo Visitacion, "In today's world, organizations must balance the demands that a tight economy and low-risk tolerance drive without missing opportunities to advance business. Understanding the real status of projects and portfolios is critical to enabling success. To succeed, organizations predicting that PPM can solve many of their project and portfolio visibility problems should look beyond short-term pains and focus on long-term gains."

Margo Visitacion is a vice president serving Application Development & Program Management professionals. Margo focuses on the areas of project management, project portfolio management, PMO, software testing, quality assurance and Agile test methodologies. She has worked with Forrester for eight years, during which time she has covered project and program management, project portfolio management, project-based organizations, integrated IT management, requirements management, quality assurance and testing processes.

Addie Monson is the director of the Enterprise Project Office at Chase Paymentech Solutions. Chase Paymentech, a subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase, is a global leader in payment processing and merchant acquiring, capable of authorizing transactions in more than 130 currencies. Addie's work with Chase Paymentech has been recognized by industry awards such as Computerworld's Best Practices in Business Intelligence and she has presented at various industry events on the topic of the evolution of work and project management.

Daptiv PPM is an on-demand collaborative business solution that provides a single, central system of record and delivers an easy way of planning, executing, tracking and reporting on work across organizations. Daptiv PPM has earned numerous accolades for its ease-of-use, flexibility and quick time-to-value. Daptiv is dedicated to providing focus and insight into the difficult-to-track initiatives and processes across departments, from marketing and HR to IT and finance. In order to provide customers with the resources to make the most of their investment, Daptiv hosts a Webinar series on getting the most out of Daptiv PPM, which can be accessed here:

About Daptiv, Inc.

Founded in 1997, Daptiv is the on-demand leader in collaborative business software that enables companies of all sizes to transform their mid-office business operations. Based in Seattle, Washington, Daptiv has already transformed the mid-office for more than 700 customers and 100,000 individuals at companies such as Amgen, Assurant, BASF, BP, Chase Paymentech, FiServ, Harvard University, Honeywell, La Poste and Virgin Blue.

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