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Project Management Decision Support Tool -- Focal Point

Project Management Decision Support Tool -- Focal Point

Presentation Title: Project Management Decision Support Tool - Focal Point

Presenter: Jim Ethington

Sr. Focal Point Consultant, Pre-Sales & Product Support

UNICOM Systems Inc., a division of UNICOM Global Inc.


Jim Ethington


With a focus on Project Portfolio Management, we will provide a high level overview of some of the highly useful functionalities of Focal Point as teams need to prioritize work, track progress of not only Projects but Risks, Action Items, Issues, email Notification Triggers, decision making using “What-If” scenarios.  Visualizations of the Prioritization process using Pairwise Comparison with a customizable dash board for monitoring the organization.

  • UNICOM FOCAL POINT is the most comprehensive decision-making solution tools on the market for IT Portfolio Management, Application Portfolio Management, Product Portfolio Management.
  • It is a Web-based decision support system, which enables organizations to accurately determine, manage and monitor the best product or project portfolio based on business objectives, customer needs, costs and available resources with a centralized repository.
  • Bringing together unique ‘what-if’ scenario analysis capabilities and visualization techniques, this decision-making software improves Product Management and Portfolio Management by enhancing:

         - prioritization
         - decision-making
         - competitor intelligence
         - what-if scenarios
         - planning
         - information visualization
         - portfolio optimization
         - customer profiling
         - kanban cards
         - capacity planning
         - financial analyzer and
         - other business intelligence activities.


  • High level understanding of Focal Point’s prioritization and decision making capabilities within any framework of Portfolio Management.


Unicom STMP


Event Properties

Event Date 02-16-2021 6:00 pm
Event End Date 02-16-2021 7:00 pm
Cut off date 02-16-2021 7:00 pm
Individual Price Free
No. of Technical PDUs 1