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Clarity PPM for comprehensive operative and strategic project and portfolio management

Clarity PPM: Enterprise Software for Project and Portfolio Management

Clarity PPM for comprehensive operative and strategic project and portfolio management

Version:  16.1.2

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The Software at a Glance

With its first-class solutions for project and portfolio management as well as customer relationship management, itdesign GmbH, founded in 1999, offers software and consulting from a single source to medium-sized companies and global corporations. The enterprise software for comprehensive project and portfolio management Clarity PPM from the manufacturer Broadcom can be used even more precisely with add-ons developed by itdesign.

The extraordinarily comprehensive functional spectrum of Clarity PPM allows the complete management of projects, portfolios, resources, finances, and reporting. Following the principle of the single source of truth, it combines operational and strategic project and portfolio management in one tool.

You benefit from an optimized data warehouse, the embedded BI platform, and the integrated reporting engine with TIBCO Jaspersoft. Thanks to Clarity, you achieve more efficient work processes, use resources in a targeted and careful manner, and can implement your corporate strategy according to plan.

itdesign accompanies you throughout the entire process - from tool compilation, implementation, and hosting to application management and support. In addition to the technical implementation, you benefit from best practices and many years of expertise. Of course, Clarity PPM can be individually configured and optimally adapted to the needs of your company.

Advantages of Clarity PPM at a Glance

  • Individual configurability to your needs
  • A comprehensive range of features and a broad field of application 
  • Acceptance thanks to user-friendliness
  • Classic, agile, and hybrid project management
  • Business Intelligence and Reporting
  • Long-Term Investment Security thanks to continuous improvement

The Main Features of Clarity PPM 

Below you can see an initial overview of the functions that Clarity PPM offers you and how the software contributes to achieving your goals.

Project Management 

  • Agile, classic, and hybrid project management
  • Collection of project master data
  • Staffing of project roles and resources
  • Scenario planning and basic plan creation
  • Gantt chart overview, task board, and to-do list
  • Time tracking 
  • Work collaboratively by using the integrated chat and notification function
  • Dependencies and relationships
  • Save project plans as templates
  • Risk, issue, or change management
  • Integrated status reporting
  • Task overview at the project, team, and resource level
  • Document management

Roadmapping and Portfolio Management

  • Strategic roadmapping (Top-down-Planning)
  • User-definable portfolios (Bottom-up-Planning)
  • Allocation based on self-defined criteria and aspects
  • Time-scaled aggregation of costs and budgets
  • Ranking and prioritization of projects in portfolios
  • Scenario planning and comparison in portfolios
  • Waterline
  • Multi-Invest-Portfolios

Product Management

  • Scheduling and configuring your specific investments such as products, epics, goals, or programs, for example
  • Mapping of all investments and their dependencies in the form of hierarchies
  • Presentation of the requirements with type descriptions, an overview of the current product costs, expenses, as well as development projects and company priorities
  • Roadmapping: Strategic product development and release schedule
  • Agile software development, for example, via a Jira connection
  • Application management
  • Reporting and dashboards

Resource Management

  • Cross-project resource planning at the role, person, and team level
  • Support of allocation as well as assignment of planning options
  • Transparency of the degree of utilization and capacity at the person, department, and project level
  • Maintain resource master data (e.g. availability, contact information)
  • Providing resource requests to resource managers
  • Scenario simulation
  • Schedule resources professionally with the itd Advanced Resource Planning add-on

Demand Management

  • Recommendations and ideas for new products, services, and initiatives
  • Incidents or problems
  • Project-, Service, and support inquiries
  • Ability to freely determine the evaluation criteria for demands
  • Configurable approval and workflow processes
  • Attachment of files

Financial Management

  • Putting together a cost matrix for resources and roles
  • Presentation of cost, performance, and budget plans
  • Calculation of key performance indicators
  • Extensibility via user-defined metrics
  • Numerous report templates and dashboards
  • Reports on project finances with the desired level of granularity
  • Sharing and integration of financial information with ERP systems


  • Real-time portlets for creating your own user-defined dashboards
  • Fully integrated reporting engine with TIBCO Jaspersoft
  • Selection of predefined and individually configurable reports
  • Ability to generate ad hoc reporting either immediately or on a schedule
  • Linking your preferred BI solution
  • Availability on mobile devices

More features

  • Service Management
  • Line Activities
  • Mobile Time App (Time tracking)
  • Mobile Reporting App

Details about the features may be found here on our website or in our download brochure.

Please feel free to call us! Our Head of Sales, Mr. Krauss is always available to answer your questions.

Target groups:

Clarity PPM can be used by companies from all industries with more than 100 employees looking for a holistic solution for multi-project/project portfolio management including resource planning.


More than 100 companies from a wide range of industries are successful with Clarity and itdesign. Take a look at their success stories:

For more references, please visit our Website.

Contact information:
Mr. Paul Krauss
Head of Sales PPM
Links & Downloads:
Request online demonstration
request meeting
Software exposé
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Functions (excerpt) of Clarity PPM: Enterprise Software for Project and Portfolio Management:

Traffic light system
API interfaces
Working time models
Working time management
Task management
Order times
Notification system
project groups
E-mail notification
Export functions
Gantt charts
Idea evaluation
Idea input
Idea management
Idea prioritization
Innovation processes
Capacity planning
Key figures and key figure systems
Multiple campaigns
Multi-project controlling
Network plan
Project evaluations
Project budgeting
Project controlling
Project data acquisition
Project invoicing
Project costing
Project ID
Project cost centers
Project Management
Project planning
Project forecasts
Project statistics
Project templates
Project timing
Project time recording
Process documentation
Resource Management
Risk management
Stage gate processes
Status Reporting
Status changes
Deadline and time limit monitoring
Top-down or bottom-up procedure
Process models
Procedure Models Project Management
Workflow management
Workflow status


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Technical specifications:

SaaS, Cloud:
On-premises (local installation):
Multi-user (network-compatible):
Multi-client compatible:
for a fee
possible for a fee
First installation (year):
number of installations:
Vendor based in:
for a fee
included in price
Installation support:
for a fee
Manual, Online Help, Demo version, Technical documentation
Dialogue language(s):
English, German, French
System requirements:
Compatible operating systems (runs with):
Win 11
Win 10
Win Server
Mainframe based
Unix based
Linux based
Mac OS
Mobile OSs (supports):
Old Compatible Operating Systems:
Win 8
Win 7
Win Vista
Win XP

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