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What you may have missed in the CA Project and Portfolio Management Community! August 2016 

09-12-2016 03:14 PM

Dear Community Member,

With so much going on in the CA Project and Portfolio Management Community I have consolidated recent activities in case you missed anything.



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PPM Insights: FIRST LOOK, New CA PPM 15.1 Functionality Improves User Adoption and Builds Business Value (part 1) 

PPM Insights: FIRST LOOK, New CA PPM 15.1 Functionality Improves User Adoption and Builds Business Value (part 2) 


CA PPM - Ask a Question, Get an Answer (September 9 - September 16) 

It's great that we have such a vibrant community to get quick answers to questions and gain product knowledge! We have very active members jumping in to help others out all the time. The goal of the community is to respond to every members' question so that no one goes away "empty handed".

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Introducing the CA PPM 'Third Thursday' community webcast series

We are pleased to announce a new PPM community webcast series designed to help you get the most out of your PPM investment. On the 'Third Thursday' of each month, at 11:00 am EST, the PPM team will deliver an education based webcast on various aspects of the product with the goal of offering greater visibility and know how into the product. Listed below are the first three community webcasts, and at the beginning of each quarter we will post a new set of webcasts for you to join. The webcasts will be recorded and available for viewing post event for customers who might not be able to attend the live session.


CA PPM 15.1 Release Overview – September 15th 11:00am EST

This session will introduce customers to the latest capabilities in the CA PPM 15.1 release. The webcast will focus on features the team has designed for the new user experiences of ‘Nicole’, the project manager who needs to better connect with the teams she’s supporting while providing progress to stakeholders, and ‘Mike’, the team member who wants to stay up to date and have easier ways to report his work. This session is designed to give you a walk through of the new project manager and time entry experiences available in the 15.1 release.

Presented by Glenn Kiso, Sr Principal Consultant, Presales

RSVP and Add to Your Calendar HERE: CA PPM Community Webcast - CA PPM 15.1 Release Overview – September 15th 11:00am EST

Management Insights – October 20th 11:00am EST

Providing insights around the organization is a key use case of CA PPM. Join this webcast for an overview of reporting and analytics features in CA PPM designed to provide teams both out of the box reports and a configurable analytics platform. Attendees will see examples of how analytics can provide real-time data into how projects and portfolios are managed.

RSVP and Add to Your Calendar HERE: CA PPM Community Webcast - Management Insights – October 20th 11:00am EST

All upcoming and recorded sessions will be available from this link. The WebEx for each session is available via this doc page as well.

Clarity PPM Demo Series 



Financial Management – August 18th 11:00am EST

In this webcast the team will overview the broad range of Financial Management capabilities in CA PPM.  This session is designed to highlight all the use cases our solution supports and gain feedback on for future more detailed webcasts cover  these topics in more detail.  Topics highlighted will include: capital management, financial planning and forecasting, contractor management, Revenue management, Benefit realization,  ‘Bill of IT”, Investment Funding Management, etc. Participants will gain a fundamental understanding of CA PPM’s financial management capabilities and the use cases the solution is designed to positively improve.

Presented by Sonja Furneaux, Sr Principal Consultant, Presales

As a Senior Principal Consultant at CA Technologies, Sonja is responsible for providing product and industry knowledge in regards to the broad topic of Portfolio Management.   With over 15 years of experience in the industry and previous financial and integration knowledge, Sonja offers a unique perspective and practicality in planning, managing, and delivering work effectively.

Recording: Replay - CA PPM Community Webcast - Financial Management 

Presentation: CA PPM Financial Management Community Webcast 8-18-2016 


CA PPM Office Hours: A Live Online Chat (August 2016)


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GA Announcement: CA PPM 15.1 Documentation 

Introducing CA PPM 15.1 release 

Participate in CIO magazine’s 16th annual “State of the CIO” survey! 

Jaspersoft Server Cumulative Patch 6.1.0_5.1.0.4 for CA PPM 14.4  General Availability Announcement 

Learn with Rego | Financials 

CLRT-78778 - Work around - Orphan portfolio sync schedules if portfolio deleted 

Keeping You in the Know 

5 Awesome Features of 15.1 

Community Hack - Personal Insights 

CA PPM 14.4 Cumulative Patch 3 ( is Now Available 

Learn with Rego | Open Workbench Series - Part II 

CA PPM 15.1 Intro Video 

CA PPM(Clarity) Tuesday Tip: Default value in the page filter does not show up when navigating between tabs in the portlet page - PERSIST option checked 

Learn with Rego | Open Workbench Series - Part I 

CA PPM 15.1 Online Demos 

CA PPM 15.1 - Education Update 

CA PPM 15.1 is Generally Available 

WEBCAST: PMO and PPM – A match made in heaven (again)?  

Are These Tips Helpful to Get Started with Microsoft Project or Open Workbench and CA PPM? 

Create the Reports You Need in CA PPM with Jaspersoft Webcast 

Reminder of updated courses for CA PPM 14.4 

CA PPM @ CA World 2016 

Financial Management Webcast - Replay, Presentation and Poll Results 

Learn with Rego | Jaspersoft Relative Date, Remove the Submit for Approval Button, SQL, GEL Template for Getting a User for a XOG, and Jaspersoft Loading 

GameStop Makes Smarter Decisions with Better Project Data 

The CA World '16 Session Catalog is Now Live! 

Community Hack: Creating Tasks 

Tomcat as Service for Jaspersoft : Step by step instructions  

Learn PPM with Rego: Unlock Timesheets, Allocations Missing from TSV, Notification Links Misdirect Users, Add Jaspersoft PDF Fonts, and Allocation on NPIO Updates ETC 

CA PPM and Jaspersoft Patches Are Available from the Documentation 

Lessons Learned - CA PPM Training 

Lessons Learned - Operating a CA PPM Environment 

Lessons Learned - Deploying CA PPM 

CA PPM Portlet Reference Guide Wins STC Award of Merit 

PMO Accelerator Advanced Reporting Content for CA PPM 14.4 Available from DocOps 

Flipboard Article Talks About Integration with CA Agile Central 

CA PPM 14.3 Cumulative Patch 8 ( is Now Available 

The Power of the CA Knowledge Base – By Chris Stallone


Predecessor and Successor33NEW

Team\Staff Forecasting Improvements1NEW

Make TIMESHEET a studio object404UNDER REVIEW

Enhancing Clarity Notifications32UNDER REVIEW


CA PPM - Offer a "Long term support (LTS)" version1NEW

Remove Export to Excel From Clarity40UNDER REVIEW

Improve the user experience for CA PPM25NEW

Use relative Time Period filters in CA provided Jaspersoft reports12NEW

Automated removal of reports saved by users in Jaspersoft after X days17NEW


That's it for now folks but I'm sure there will be a lot more soon! Take a moment to get in on the discussions in Clarity PPM and make your voice heard!




Community Manager, Agile Management

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