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What you may have missed in the CA Project and Portfolio Management Community! February 2017 

03-08-2017 03:53 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.


CA PPM - Ask a Question, Get an Answer (March 3 - March 10) 

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".




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 Office Hours: A Live Online Chat (March 2017) 

Have a question about CA Project and Portfolio Management? Connect with CA Technologies technical experts to get answers via Office Hours for CA PPM. Our team is here to help you get more out of your technology.

RSVP and Add to Your Calendar HERE: CA PPM Office Hours: A Live Online Chat (March 2017)  


CA PPM Community Webcast - How to Modernize the PMO with Agile (AC + PPM) - March 16th 11:00AM ET 

Project management offices are adopting agile to keep up with today’s frantic market demands. To stay competitive, transformation projects, product launches and company reorganizations must come in on time and under budget. James Chan explains how connecting Agile Central to CA Project & Portfolio Management gives both business analysts a detailed view of all investments and developers a clear understanding of their impact on the bottom line. James will also discuss best practices, customer examples and tips and tricks.

Presenter: James Chan, Director of CA PPM Presales

RSVP and Add to Your Calendar HERE: CA PPM Community Webcast - How to Modernize the PMO with Agile (AC + PPM) - March 16th 11:00AM ET 



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 




Time & Resource Management (Cost Oversight) - February 16th 11:00AM ET

Often, time management is seen as “big brother” to individual contributors. However, the information gathered from time entry provides valuable cost oversight to an organization. Not only can accurate time capture help to ensure accurate cost tracking, but it can assist in capitalizing work and creating innovation tax credits to help an organization’s bottom line. This session will show company’s how to accurately capture timesheets and use this information from a financial perspective.

Presented by Shannon Thoke, CA Director, Presales


Replay: Replay - CA PPM Community Webcast - Time & Resource Management (Cost Oversight) 

Presentation: Time Management for Better Cost Oversight 








Keeping You in the Know



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GA Announcement: CA PPM Cumulative Patch 

PPM Insights: CA PPM Packaged Work Products 

We have moved. 

Hands On Learning from CA Education 

Announcement: CA DocOps SSO Enhancement for CA PPM SaaS 14.x/15.x (Planned for March 11, 2017) 

Where Did ESTIMATE from ALLOCATIONS Go | Learn with Rego 

CA PPM Community Webcast - How to Modernize the PMO with Agile (AC + PPM) - March 16th 11:00AM ET 

Clarity PPM Demo Series 

CA PPM APJ Office Hours, February 22, 2017 @ 3PM Sydney Time 

Time Management for Better Cost Oversight 

List of Jaspersoft Commands in accordance with CA PPM Version 

CA PPM: "Who Published Object Views" Portlet using LOG_DETAILS and LOG_SESSION 

GA Announcement: CA PPM Cumulative Patch 

Drill into Jaspersoft Reports from Clarity List Views | Learn with Rego 




Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) on Non Project Investment Objects (NPIOs)16NEW

Make Contact Info part of Resource Object8NEW

Show roles on the Resource planning: Allocations: Weekly detail portlet3NEW

Adding attributes to Allocations Portlet3NEW

Idea as Unique Investment in Investment Type (INV_TYPE) Lookup11NEW

Add 'Cancel' and 'On Hold' to Status in Ideas9NEW

Improve timesheet XOG to include validation similar to Clarity UI1NEW

Time Period XOG (Open/Close)9NEW

Use relative Time Period filters in CA provided Jaspersoft reports21NEW

Resource – Timesheet View Permission171UNDER REVIEW


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 questions and discussions in Clarity PPM  and make your voice heard!




Community Manager, Agile Management and Security Communities

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