Our service lines are designed to support niche technologies in the PPM, Agile and BI spaces. Focused on realized value and ROI, our service approach is to partner with clients to enable success and benefit through successful implementation and adoption. The best interest of our clients and partners are always top of mind – so much so that we have developed and implemented a “client first” policy that requires on our PPM Advisors to present solutions, approaches and recommendations that are advantageous to our clients, regardless of the impact to our bottom line.

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Clarity

Broadcom’s Clarity (Niku, CA PPM, CA Clarity, Clarity PPM) is the technology that launched Optovia.  Beginning with just a couple of Canadian clients, growth has been realized to service clients throughout North America in the Financial, Insurance, Manufacture, Distribution, Broadcasting and Government industries.  Now serving as a leader in the North American Clarity professional services space, Optovia provides an unrivaled end to end service experience.

Clarity is a global leading Enterprise Digital Product Management tool that enables organizations to effectively satisfy their needs for Project Management, Portfolio Management, Program Management, Application Portfolio Management, Resource Management, Roadmapping, Reporting, and more.  Year after year Clarity is recognized as a leader from multiple analysis authorities including Gartner, Forrester, and IDC.

We are leaders in the Clarity professional services space and provide proven approaches and methodologies to all aspects of your implementation.  Our service portfolio includes Implementation Services, Assessment and Roadmap Services, Installation and Upgrade Services, Managed Services and Support, PPM Process and Governance Services, Training and Change Management Services, Assessment and Roadmap Services, and Innovation Services.

Our experienced, educated and certified Clarity advisors’ partner with you to provide advice, consultation, best practice recommendations, and experience-based approaches that ensure your Clarity implementation is a success.  Our client first policy shines through our engagement approach to ensure that recommendations, selected approaches, and ultimately decisions are made that are in the best interest of our clients – both from a solution and financial perspective.

We are Clarity Modern UI Experts!  While we certainly service and support Clarity implementations built in the Classic UX, our largest focus is ensuring that our clients receive the greatest ROI with Clarity – and that is undoubtedly through the use of the Modern UI!  With such a large focus on educating our Clarity advisors to become experts in the Modern UI, we are pleased to share that we are leading the charge with educated technical and functional recommendations, Modern UI transitions, Classic to Modern functionality gap innovation, full use of Clarity’s Custom Investments, and specialists with REST API.  Looking for help transitioning to the Modern UI?  We are here for you!  Would you like to utilize the Modern UI for Program or Portfolio?  We can show you how!  Want to rollout Roadmaps?  No problem!  Looking for innovation to assist with the Classic to Modern transition?  We are all over it!

Looking for some fresh advice with your existing Clarity implementation?  Take advantage of our FREE Clarity Health Assessment!

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Government of Canada

As the Government of Canada’s leading Clarity partner, we have had the opportunity and privilege to service the majority of departments utilizing the innovative tool. Proudly serving the GC to establish and improve IT Plan, APM, Project Management, Portfolio Management, Time/Activity Tracking, Capacity Management, and Reporting functions – all through the use of Clarity.

The Government of Canada has been utilizing Clarity as its PPM tool of choice since approximately 2012. Initially applied as a mechanism to receive, track and report on each department’s IT Plan and Application Portfolio Management data to ensure compliance with the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat’s reporting mandates. This has since grown into many departmental implementations to support Project Management, Portfolio Management, Application Portfolio Management, Time/Activity Tracking, Resource and Capacity Management, Intake/Ideation, and Departmental and TBS mandated Reporting fulfillment. A strategic partnership through TBS and SSC, TBS is leading the Government of Canada Enterprise Portfolio Management initiative (GC EPM), which is positioned to modernize the GC’s enterprise portfolio management capabilities, enabling visibility, collaboration alignment, and insight-driven decision making.

Our Government Services have been created with specific GC business needs in mind – be that Reporting, Project Management/TBS gating, Portfolio Management, IT Plan, APM, Policy alignment/fulfillment, and GC EPM alignment and preparedness.

We offer cloud deployment options that align with the GC’s cloud first policy, utilizing unclassified or Protected B infrastructure with Azure, AWS or GCP. This approach coupled with our GC Managed Service offering allows for a robust deployment options and support that takes the weight off your shoulders and the cloud deployment process “guessing game” out of the equation.

We offer pre-built GC specific configuration that aligns to common requirements for Project Management, IT Plan, APM, Portfolio Management, and Reporting.

Our semi-annual public sector Clarity events enable GC clients to network, present, share ideas, and ultimately come together to accelerate partnerships and increase value!

Clarizen

As a premier Clarizen partner, we provide end to end services including implementation, best practice, integration and innovation, training and adoption, assessment, and managed support. Additionally, we are Canada’s premier partner for license sales.

Clarizen connects work across the enterprise, turning ideas into strategies, plans, and action. With Clarizen, organizations can work the way they want to work and have real time visibility into all their workstreams. This keeps teams focused on the things that matter, delivers results faster, and helps them exceed their company goals and customers’ expectations. Thousands of global customers, such as Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), Siemens Energy, Sodexo, De Beers, Ricoh, Box, and Shaw Industries, across a wide variety of industries in 124 countries, rely on Clarizen to help them achieve their business goals.

Engage with us now to find out how we can assist you with your Clarizen implementation!

ServiceNow

As a service provider for Servicenow’s IT Business Management solution, our specialties include supporting Project and Portfolio Management, Application Portfolio Management, Demand and Resource Management, Innovations Management, Roadmap Planning, SAFe Agile Framework, and Performance Analytics. Our Advisors specialize in both technical and functional disciplines and are Servicenow experts.

Servicenow’s IT Business Management solution enables organizations to create greater value with their initiatives and enable change quicker throughout their enterprise. Planning, prioritization, and tracking work aligned to objectives has never been more effective. This solution supports organizations to manage outcomes to create value, adapt planning, and scale work to deliver faster, all without sacrificing quality. Among many other distinguishing acknowledgements, Servicenow was named as a leader by IDC Marketscape for Worldwide IT Project and Portfolio Management.

Contact us now to learn more!

Jira

We are service providers for both Jira Software – Project and Issue Tracking as well as Jira Align – Enterprise Agile Planning. We offer a full range of services to address technical and functional consulting requirements for implementation, configuration, training and user adoption, innovations and integrations, and process and business engineering. From Scrum and Kanban boards, Roadmaps, and Agile reporting to coaching and supporting Portfolio Managers, Executives, Delivery Teams, Product and Program Managers, and Transformation Teams – we have you covered!

Jira Software is a leading solution for software development tools used by agile teams. Jira Software is built for every member of your software team to plan, track, and release quality software.

Jira Align supports and connects your business strategy through to technical execution. Additionally, Align provides real-time visibility, team to strategy alignment and optimal customer value.

Jira has also been recognized as a leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Agile Planning Tools.

Reach out to use to explore how we can assist with your Jira needs!

Innovation

We are market leaders for Innovative solutions and approaches in the PPM and Agile Product Management spaces. Through our expert R&D teams, community reach and user adoption/value approach, we produce cutting edge solutions that are unrivaled.

Through Optovia OpenSource, we work with niche technology communities to engage, collect and address common issues and challenges that are brought to our attention. The best part? We provide these solutions to the community for FREE!

We face a plethora of complex use cases and client requirements. In these cases we provide the perfect mix of innovative solutioning, best practice recommendations, and resolution optioning – all while not compromising on future upgrade impacts and avoiding any customization.

We also continue to grow our integration suite by providing pre-built integrations as well as custom.

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Bilingual

Proudly Canadian, Proudly Bilingual –  Our PPM Consulting Services, Managed Support Offering, and Training Services are all offered in both of Canada’s official languages. This unique service inclusion is unrivalled from any of our competitors in the PPM space. We understand the importance of a bilingual skillset and proudly offer our services and continue to learn in both English and French!

Service Models and Expert Resources have been established specifically to address bilingual requirements in Quebec City, Montreal, and Canada’s National Capital Region. Starting with partnering with clients for their Clarity services and licensing requirements, we have now extended those offerings to all technologies in our toolset.

Servicing, verbal and written communications and interacting with clients and partners in their native language helps to create the level of relationship required for success.

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