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Value Portfolio Optimization and Management Service

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Our Value Portfolio Optimization and Management Service is a forward thinking and predictive visualization of the value of your software investments. By focusing your project portfolio on value, our service frees your organization to create value.Our service offers the following benefits: High Returns on Investment More Innovations Greater Stakeholder Satisfaction Less Management Frustration Reduced Project Overhead

FEATURES: Our Value Portfolio Optimization and Management Service allow you to focus your project portfolio on value and free up your organization to create value. Our service offers the following features:

  • Rapid
  • Simple
  • Comprehensive
  • Inexpensive
  • Comprehendible

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Reports Only Membership

$5,000.00

Reports Only Membership is perfect for the casual researcher or a passive library. The Report Only Membership offers a convenient and economical way to get access to the latest Standish research reports. The Standish Group produces one new or updated research report per month including a yearly CHAOS Manifesto, CHAOS Report, Modernization in Place, and nine other new and updated research reports. Many of the reports are based on the collection of project case information on real-life IT environments and software projects resolved over the last 10 years. Other reports are based on special research projects. Each report contains many charts and tables to highlight and make the research easy to understand and comprehend.

FEATURES: CHAOS Manifesto is a yearly thought leadership and advance research report. The annual CHAOS Report has multiple views of project resolution. The Standish Group research reports are fresh and always up-to-date with the latest thinking on the most important things that your organization can do to foster successful project management leadership. The major benefits of the Report Only Membership are you receive the research reports as soon as they become available, and the cost is much less than buying individual reports when they are produced later.

  • CHAOS Manifesto
  • CHAOS Report
  • Factors of Success
  • Modernization in Place
  • 12 New or Updated Reports a Year  

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Professional Membership

$10,000.00

Professional Membership is perfect for the adept researcher or active library. Professional Membership provides access to the Standish Group Member research website. The member research website has three major parts: research reports, SURF Database, and CHAOS Knowledge Center. The Professional Membership includes 12 hours of virtual research and advice. Virtual research includes special queries to the CHAOS Database. The Standish Group produces one new or updated research report per month including a yearly CHAOS Manifesto. The SURF Database is a dynamic database comprising the 20 most popular and important project management questions derived from 20 years of research. Members can query the database by selecting on any question and accompanying analysis. The CHAOS Knowledge Center (CKC) contains the 100 most important best practices you need to develop and maintain a successful project.

FEATURES: The Standish Group research is always fresh and up-to-date with the latest thinking on the most important things that your organization can do to foster successful project management leadership. The Standish Group produces one new or updated research report per month including a yearly CHAOS Manifesto, CHAOS Report, and 10 other new and updated research reports. The SURF Database is continuously updated with new surveys. The CHAOS Knowledge Center is also continuously updated with new thinking.

  • 12 Hours of Virtual Research and Advice
  • 12 New and Updated Research Reports
  • 12 Most Important Charts
  • SURF Database with 20 most important PM questions
  • CHAOS Knowledge Center

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Skills Appraisals Membership

$25,000.00

Skills Appraisals Membership is perfect for the Project Management Office (PMO). Our Skills Appraisals Membership provides a platform for the monthly meeting to run internal workshops. Membership includes all things needed to create and execute 11 workshops with up to 10 people in each session. The membership includes a detailed instruction manual with suggested meeting format, agendas, meeting tips, and questions. The overall environmental workshop has 10 questions that follow the CHAOS Factors of Success. The other 10 appraisals are based on the CHAOS Factors of Success with 10 points for each factor. The output of each workshop is an appraisal report. The appraisal report provides a score based on our research and benchmarked against more than 1,000 other organizations. It also includes suggestions for improvement. In addition, the service includes one-day on-site education and support with a Standish advisor on how to get the most benefit from the appraisals.

FEATURES: membership. You can conduct them over and over again with different teams. You can update answers and rerun the report. The main benefit is the insight gained into the project working environment. The analysis and report help in the understanding of the workshops. Skills Appraisals Membership also includes all the features, functions, and benefits of the Professional Membership including research reports, SURF Database, and CHAOS Knowledge Center, plus 12 hours of virtual research and advice.

  • Project Working Environment Insight
  • Organization Skills Analysis and Report
  • One-Day On-Site Education and Support
  • 12 Hours of Virtual Research and Advice
  • 12 New and Updated Research Reports

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Resolution Benchmark Membership

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Resolution Benchmark Membership is perfect for IT executive management that wants to measure the organization against 1,000 other organizations. Resolution Benchmark measures your closed projects against our CHAOS database. Your projects are profiled and segmented by industry, project size, organization size, methodology, types, geographic area, skill levels, and other attributes. You will need to complete an organization profile with a skills assessment and a straightforward profile for each completed project. The individualized analysis and report present how your organization compares to similar organizations in your industry and other segments. In addition, the service includes two days of on-site education and support with a Standish advisor on how to get the most benefit from the benchmark and appraisals.

FEATURES: Resolution Benchmark Membership also includes all the features, functions, and benefits of the Skills Appraisals Membership including all the skills appraisals, research reports, SURF Database, and CHAOS Knowledge Center, plus 12 hours of virtual research and advice. Resolution Benchmark measures the six success metrics (individually and in combination): on time, on budget, on target, on goal, valuable, and customer satisfaction. The Standish Group research is fresh and always up-to-date with the latest thinking on the most important things that your organization can do to foster successful project management leadership. organization. Enterprises may want to have multiple Resolution Benchmarks to compare and contrast internal organizations against the wider CHAOS Database. Multiple Resolution Benchmarks require special pricing, so please e-mail your project budget and number of organizational benchmarks for a quote to: Jennifer@standishgroup.com

  • Resolution Benchmark Analysis and Report
  • Organization Skills Assessment
  • Two Days of On-Site Education and Support
  • 12 Hours of Virtual Research and Advice
  • 12 New and Updated Research Reports

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CHAOS Report of 2015

Copyright 2015
12 pages/ea.

$5,000.00

CHAOS Report 2015 focuses on presenting the data in different forms with many charts.  In this new report we have 21 charts and 12 tables representing the different view of the data.   These tables and charts depict different ways to view project success and value. Most of the charts and tables come from the new CHAOS database from the fiscal years 2011 to 2015. A few of the charts are from the new SURF database to highlight certain information.   The CHAOS Report 2015 includes a one year annual CHAOS Reports Only Membership.

FEATURES: This new CHAOS Report for 2015 is one of a collection of reports for 2015.  This year we have already published 3 new reports, Haze, Factors of Success and Modernization in Place.  We plan to publish 12 to13 research reports this year.  You can see the list of reports by downloading the flyer. CHAOS Report for 2015 is part of our dedication to providing advance data analysis. The CHAOS Manifesto 2015 will focus on thought leadership for managing and developing software projects.

  • Modern Definition of Success
  • 21 Charts & 12 Tables
  • Multiple Views
  • Factors of Success
  • 11 New or Updated Reports

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