Simulation and Roadmapping Features Let Project Managers Make Better Resource Allocation Decisions

SAN MATEO, CA. – July 28, 2010 – Clarizen, today announced the release of version 4.8 of its Work Management Solution. In the new release, Clarizen’s Interactive Roadmap and Resource Load Simulation provide clarity and predictability into an organization’s business processes and execution to help companies become real-time enterprises. With the availability of real-time, transparent project, resource and budget data, companies can now better understand the dynamic nature of their business, make their decisions on time and then execute with confidence. Version 4.8 includes the following features.

Improved Interactive Roadmap:
  • Interactive visualization tool that can be embedded into a company’s intranet or portal providing real-time access to a project’s status
  • Drag and drop capabilities
    • Enhanced views and controls
    • Enhanced indicators such as executable and budget status
    • Time-stamped notes increasing collaboration
    • Accessibility from the Work Items module, allowing a view of several top level projects at once
Resource Load Simulation:
  • Allows users to perform what-if-simulation on resource assignments
  • Project managers can see the effects to the capacity of a resource if they were to be assigned to a specific work item
  • Works in concert with the enhanced personal calendars to give users a real-time view of their teams capacity load

“We like Clarizen’s aggressive policy towards product updates and the rapid pace they introduce new features,” said Clint Finch, Project Manager (PMP), at Identropy. “After seeing Clarizen demo the new features in v4.8, such as Resource Load Indicators, I am not just happy, I am really really happy. This is the kind of feature that will immediately change the way we staff our projects saving us real money and headaches.”

“Clarizen’s Work Management Solution refines and extracts the performance, resource, budget, timeline, and expense data from your current projects in real time so you constantly have your finger on the pulse of the on-goings in your organization,” said Avinoam Nowogrodski, Founder and CEO of Clarizen. “This real time visibility is the first step in predictability by giving you accurate data at all times to help make better business decisions for the future.”

About Clarizen

Clarizen is a collaborative work management solution designed for people who value their time, and for organizations that value cross-company engagement. Built on a secure, scalable platform, Clarizen brings together project management, configurable workflow automation and in-context collaboration to create a meaningful engagement experience that allows everyone to work the way they work best. Everyone involved can track projects, communicate effortlessly and participate on their terms. When employees can connect to a larger and more meaningful purpose, progress is not only clear, it’s accelerated. Organizations of all sizes, across 79 countries already rely on Clarizen to help engage their people and move their business forward. The company is privately held with office locations including San Mateo (California), Tel Aviv and London.

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