Project Portfolio Management (PPM) software solution provider, Post Vision Technology, has appointed UMT South Africa (UMTSA), a provider of Portfolio, Programme Management and Programme Offices services, as an implementation and consulting partner for its web-based project management software, Portfolio Office (PPO).
According to UMTSA MD, Pieter Meyer, the company opted to partner with Post Vision because, as a purely services-driven company, UMTSA is constantly looking for and evaluating project management tools.
"UMTSA maintains that for PPM implementations to be successful, the correct processes, the right people and governance must all be in place. We can provide value and sustainability by understands our clients’ needs and then matching the organisation’s maturity and its resources with the best solution," he explains.
"We believe that Post Vision’s PPO offering is easy to use, comprehensive, can be implemented quickly, is highly cost effective and offers a superior level of functionality.
"Our acceptance as a PPO implementation and consulting partner is a great opportunity for UMTSA to take this solution to the local financial sector as well as government and manufacturing industries. We believe that this relationship will grow from strength to strength and look forward to supplying a locally developed project management tool that is well suited to the South African market and maturity."
The appointment of a strong services focused partner allows Post Vision to concentrate on the development and fine tuning of the PPO solution.
"As a pure services company, UMTSA was the ideal fit for Post Vision," explains Guy Jelley, CEO of Post Vision. "Its lengthy experience within the PPM space and US and European ties were key factors in Post Vision’s partnering decision as we are investigating expansion beyond South African borders.
"In addition, we look forward to increasing exposure of our truly unique South African software as a service (SaaS) offering, PPOLive, to corporate project management offices (PMOs) with UMTSA," he concludes.