Project Portfolio Management Project Portfolio Management provides a simplified, team-oriented approach to Project Portfolio Management and IT development by combining several individual applications. Project Portfolio Management (PPM) includes the following applications. Note: Customers who already have Project Portfolio Suite can upgrade to Project Portfolio Suite with Financials. New customers must purchase Project Portfolio Suite with Financials. Table 1. Project Portfolio Suite Applications Application Description Demand Management An application used for gathering and assessing ideas and promoting accepted ideas to strategic and operational demands. Project Management A suite of tools used to manage projects, task, and resources. Program Management An application used to manage program and tasks. Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) An application used for managing the software development and release process. Test Management An application that provides tools for manual software testing. Resource Management An application that enables resource requesters to create resource plans and request resources. Figure 1. Process Overview The project manager (project_manager) role for Project Portfolio Management includes all the manager roles for the applications included in the suite. Project Portfolio Suite with FinancialsThe ServiceNow® Project Portfolio Suite with Financials application integrates Financial Management and Project Portfolio Suite.Create and manage waterfall projectsAn overview of the tasks involved in creating a waterfall project. Create and manage agile projectsAn overview of the tasks involved in creating an agile project. Agile integration with Project Portfolio SuiteThe Agile integration with Project Portfolio Suite provides a solution for IT application development by integrating the Agile Development application with project-based IT development. Demand ManagementThe Demand Management application consists of tools for capturing, centralizing, and assessing strategic and operational demands. It also provides a single location for managing all the demand information.Portfolio ManagementWith the ServiceNow® Portfolio Management application, you can create portfolios which are collections of related programs, projects, and demands. You can then perform financial planning and monitor the status and progress of these portfolios.Program ManagementA program helps you to logically group related projects or demands under a single entity. The ServiceNow® Program Management application helps you to manage related projects and demands in coordinated way that is not possible when projects and demands are managed independently.Project ManagementThe ServiceNow® Project Management application is a suite of tools that aids in managing projects, tasks, and resources. You can create and manage small projects with a few tasks to large portfolios that contain complex tasks with various relationships and dependencies.Resource ManagementThe ServiceNow® Resource Management application enables resource requesters, such as project managers or change managers, to create resource plans, request resources, and analyze resource availability and utilization.Out-of-the-box Project Portfolio Suite Performance Analytics SolutionsPerformance Analytics Solutions contain preconfigured best practice dashboards. These dashboards contain actionable data visualizations that help you improve your business processes and practices.