Predictive AnalyticsResults through Automated Project Office SMAutomated Project Office (APO) is an IT management solution that reduces projectdevelopment costs by up to 40% by preventing rework. At the same time, APO optimizesteam productivity by up to 30%. APO’s Predictive Analytics drive these improved outcomesbased on:• Early operational insight into potential issues• Enforced defined processes• Highlighting anomalies from historical trends, data, and metrics• Acceleration of the adoption of enterprise standards and best practicesTHE APO DIFFERENCEAPO’s Predictive Analytics is a step above traditional project management and portfoliomanagement solutions. Dashboards provide an executive-level view of emerging risks at boththe portfolio and project levels. APO’s Predictive Analytics measures include:• Rework Prevention Level (RPL). Since rework accounts for approximately 40% of IT project costs, rework prevention provides tangible cost savings. Rework prevention also drives increased stakeholder and sponsor satisfaction.• Specific, Measurable, Accountable, Relevant, & Timely (SMART)– Clarity of Task Assignments. If the project team members don’t have clear and specific assignments, the likelihood of successful project delivery drops dramatically.• Process Adherence Level (PAL). If the organization’s standard processes are not being followed, project success decreases and project cost increases.• Senior Management Participation Level (SMPL). A powerful early indicator of project success or failure is the level of senior management commitment.