Product portfolio management with IBM Rational Focal Point overview

See how Rational Focal Point connects product management, engineering, and customers using role based views. This enables product teams and executives to focus on what is most important to your customer and to your business. This demo walks through a few scenarios using Rational Focal Point, the IBM solution for product portfolio management.

Bradley Griffis (, Client Technical Specialist, IBM

Bradley Griffis is a client technical specialist with IBM Rational software. Brad has close to 15 years of experience and is well versed in product management and project portfolio management. Brad is a Project Management Professional(PMP), Pragmatic Marketing and Scrum Master certified.

30 March 2012

Developing the right products for the right market at the right time is no simple task. In order to develop successful products organizations have to collect user needs, translate them into user requirements, and maintain a focus on the requirements throughout the development product development. IBM® Rational® Focal Point™ provides market and business-driven product and portfolio management, helping executives and teams to make the right decisions to deliver business, customer and market value. Rational product portfolio management solutions provide visualization of trade-offs using multiple criteria, including the voice of the customer to balance cost, risk, and reward. This demo provides a quick overview of some of the highlights in the Focal Point tool.


12 minutes


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