In 2015, the top 10 Project Portfolio Management software vendors accounted for nearly 85% of the global Project Portfolio Management (PPM) applications market which grew 2% to approach nearly $2.5 billion in license, maintenance and subscription revenues.
Last year Microsoft led the pack with 35% market share and $874 million in Project Portfolio Management product revenues, even though its Project Portfolio Management offerings saw a 5% drop in license, maintenance and subscription revenues. Oracle was No. 2 achieving 19% share, ServiceNow, Inc. was the third at 7% and SAP and Autodesk were fourth and fifth place with 5% and 5%, respectively.
Through our forecast period, the Project Portfolio Management applications market is expected to reach $2.7 billion by 2020, compared with $2.5 billion in 2015 at a compound annual growth rate of 1.5%.
|Exhibit 2: Worldwide PPM Software Market 2015-2020 Forecast, $M|
|Year||2015||2020||2015-2020 CAGR, %|
Source: Apps Run The World, June 2016
PPM Market Definitions And Forecast Assumptions
Project and portfolio management (PPM) applications include those that automate and optimize the initiating, planning/scheduling, allocation, monitoring, and measuring of activities and resources required to complete projects. PPM applications also cover certain aspects of IT service management especially those that involve project portfolio management within the IT domain.
Conventional project management apps are being eclipsed by Cloud-based offerings as market is buoyed by low price point and increased use of multimedia tools for virtual project teams.
Top 10 Project Portfolio Management (PPM) Software Vendors
Here are the rankings of the top 10 Project Portfolio Management software vendors in 2015 and their market shares in 2015.
|Rank||Vendor||2014 Project Portfolio Management Apps Revenues, $M||2015 Project Portfolio Management Apps Revenues, $M||YoY Growth||2015 Project Portfolio Management Market Share, %||Recent Developments|
|1||Microsoft||Subscribe||Subscribe||-5%||35%||Microsoft Project remains widely used among project-centric organizations. It is now available through Office 365 with full desktop management capabilities as Cloud subscription.|
|2||Oracle||Subscribe||Subscribe||3%||19%||Oracle’s Primavera P6 expanded its reach with enhanced Facilities and Asset Lifecycle Management capabilties. The 2016 purchase of Textura for construction companies will fuel P6’s growth further.|
|3||ServiceNow, Inc.||Subscribe||Subscribe||50%||7%||Topping $1B sales in 2015, ServiceNow has signed 230 customers with each paying $1M+ in annualized contract value.|
|4||SAP||Subscribe||Subscribe||23%||5%||SAP excels in engineering and utility verticals with its PPM apps, which also include Innovation Management designed to turn ideas into concepts faster.|
|5||Autodesk||Subscribe||Subscribe||0%||5%||Engineering and PLM offerings in transition to a subscription model and the Cloud.|
|6||UNIT4||Subscribe||Subscribe||6%||4%||Unit4 Business World ERP for Professional Services covers modules for talent management, global project management and resource optimization. In July 2016, Unit4 acquired prevero for enterprise performance management and BI solutions.|
|7||Aconex||Subscribe||Subscribe||24%||3%||Acquired Conject Holding GmbH €65 million, adding Infrastructure Lifecycle Management apps to its construction collaboration product portfolio.|
|8||Atlassian||Subscribe||Subscribe||46%||3%||Raised $462 million in IPO in December 2015.|
|9||NetSuite||Subscribe||Subscribe||32%||2%||Acquired ERP manufacturing partner IQity’s Cloud business in 2016.|
|10||Deltek, Inc.||Subscribe||Subscribe||12%||2%||Deltek plans to release Resource Planning, its new Professional Services Automation app and new releases including Open Plan 8.0, PM Compass 8.0, Cobra 8.0, Acumen 8.0, Vision 7.5, and Talent Management 14, among others in 2016.|
Source: Apps Run The World, June 2016
Exhibit 4 shows the enterprise applications market by functional area. The highest growth functional markets revolve around smaller segments like eCommerce, Enterprise Performance Management, Sales Performance Management and Treasury and Risk, where first movers remain less established than those that for decades have been entrenched in functional areas like ERP, CRM and PLM.
Exhibit 4: Worldwide Enterprise Applications Market Forecast 2015-2020, By Functional Market, $M
PPM Win/Loss Analysis As Part Of Enterprise Applications Buyer Insight Customer Database
On the buyer side, customers are investing in Project Portfolio Management applications based on new features and capabilities that are expected to replace their existing legacy systems. In many cases, competitive upgrades and replacements that could have a profound impact on future market-share changes will become more widespread.
Since 2010, our global team of researchers have been studying the patterns of the latest PPM software purchases by customers around the world, aggregating massive amounts of data points that form the basis of our forecast assumptions and perhaps the rise and fall of certain vendors and their products on a quarterly basis.
Updated continuously, our database features extensive win/loss analysis. Each year our research team identifies tens of thousands of these customer wins and losses from public and proprietary sources.
Tresearch results are being incorporated into regular updates in our Enterprise Applications Buyer Insight Customer Database. You can access the Quarterly Win/Loss Analysis Scoreboard and our Enterprise Applications Buyer Insight Customer Database by becoming a subscriber.
|Vendor||Customer Win||Industry||No. of employees||Revenue, $M||Old Product||New Product||Wins in|
|Microsoft||United Airlines||Airlines||86000||37864||Legacy System||Microsoft Project Server||3Q15|
|Microsoft||Arup||Design||12150||1500||Legacy System||Microsoft Project Online||3Q15|
|Microsoft||LabAnswer||Information Technology and Services||250||30||Tenrox PPM||Microsoft Project Online||1Q16|
|Microsoft||Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated||Food & Beverages||7000||1500||Legacy System||Microsoft Project Server||4Q15|
|Microsoft||CORE Construction||Construction||1200||700||Oracle PPM||Microsoft Project Server||3Q15|
|Oracle||Swinerton Builders||Construction||1500||1900||Legacy System||Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service||4Q15|
|Oracle||Alliant Energy Corporation||Utilities||4070||3254||Legacy System||Oracle Primavera Unifier in the cloud, Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management||1Q16|
|Oracle||Ameren Corporation||Utilities||8527||6098||Legacy System||Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management, Oracle Primavera Risk Analysis, Oracle Primavera Portfolio Management||1Q16|
|Oracle||Kansas City Power & Light||Utilities||1789||1714||Primavera Unifier on-premises||Oracle Primavera Unifier in the cloud, Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management||1Q16|
|Oracle||South East Water Corporation||Utilities||526||916||Legacy System||Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management, Oracle Primavera Unifier||1Q16|
|ServiceNow, Inc.||Standard Life||Financial Services||6500||11700||Oracle Primavera||ServiceNow PPM||4Q15|
|ServiceNow, Inc.||AudioNova||Medical Devices||1600||400||Legacy System||ServiceNow PPM||1Q15|
|ServiceNow, Inc.||IBM||Information Technology and Services||377757||81741||Legacy System||ServiceNow PPM||1Q16|
|ServiceNow, Inc.||Yazaki||Automotive||279800||15700||Legacy System||ServiceNow PPM||4Q15|
|ServiceNow, Inc.||LafargeHolcim||Building Materials||100000||29900||Legacy System||ServiceNow PPM||1Q16|
|ServiceNow, Inc.||William Hill||Gambling & Casinos||16000||2100||Legacy System||ServiceNow PPM||4Q15|
|SAP||Kiewit||Construction||22000||9000||Legacy System||SAP PPM||4Q15|
|SAP||Pfizer||Pharmaceutical||78300||48850||Oracle Primavera||SAP PPM||3Q15|
|SAP||Stockland||Real Estate||1440||2600||Legacy System||SAP PPM||2Q16|
|SAP||Bunn-O-Matic Corporation||Food & Beverages||600||150||Legacy System||SAP PPM||3Q15|
|SAP||Transnet SOC Ltd||Transportation||55000||4300||Legacy System||SAP PPM||4Q15|
|SAP||Rabobank||Banking||48250||14150||CA Clarity PPM||SAP PPM||1Q16|
|Autodesk||Max Bögl Group||Construction||6000||1765||Legacy System||Autodesk BIM 360 Field, Autodesk BIM 360 Glue||4Q15|
|Autodesk||NCC||Construction||18000||7200||Legacy System||Autodesk BIM||4Q15|
|Autodesk||Balfour Beatty Construction US||Construction||2400||3900||Legacy System||Autodesk Constructware||3Q15|
|Aconex||Farrans Construction||Construction||980||375||Legacy System||Aconex Connected BIM||2Q16|
|Aconex||Fluor Corporation||Construction||37500||18114||Legacy System||Aconex for project information and process management||2Q16|
|Aconex||Obrainsa||Construction||1500||500||Legacy System||Aconex for project information and process management||1Q16|
|Aconex||Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc.||Civil Engineering||5200||2700||Legacy System||Aconex for project information and process management||1Q16|
|Aconex||Sayed Hamid Behbehani & Sons Co. (SHBC)||Construction||1500||350||Legacy System||Aconex for project information and process management||2Q16|
|Atlassian||Brillio||Information Technology and Services||1500||200||Legacy System||Jira Project Management||2Q16|
|Atlassian||Redfin||Real Estate||1800||200||Legacy System||JIRA Software, Bitbucket and Bamboo||2Q16|
|Atlassian||PulsarFour||Information Technology and Services||130||15||Legacy System||Jira Project Management||1Q16|
|Atlassian||Predictes Software Agency||Internet||20||2||Legacy System||Jira Project Management||2Q15|
|Atlassian||Nordstrom||Retail||72500||14437||Legacy System||Atlassian Project Management||3Q15|
|Atlassian||FACE IT Ltd.||Internet||80||10||Legacy System||JIRA Agile for Product Management||3Q15|
|NetSuite||Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)||Information Technology and Services||15000||4300||Legacy System||Netsuite OpenAir||2Q15|
|NetSuite||1insurer, Inc.||Information Technology and Services||180||20||Legacy System||Netsuite OpenAir||4Q15|
|NetSuite||Human Care Systems, Inc.||Pharmaceuticals||100||10||Legacy System||Netsuite OpenAir||2Q16|
|NetSuite||Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) Australia||Insurance||1200||200||Legacy System||Netsuite OpenAir||2Q15|
|Deltek, Inc.||Mace||Construction||4446||2330||Legacy System||Deltek Cobra||2Q15|
|Deltek, Inc.||Blippar||Marketing and Advertising||320||60||Legacy System||Deltek TrafficLIVE||4Q15|
|Deltek, Inc.||OLIVER||Marketing and Advertising||450||100||Legacy System||Deltek TrafficLIVE||1Q15|
|Deltek, Inc.||Phacil, Inc||Information Technology and Services||800||120||Legacy System||Deltek Cobra||3Q15|
|Changepoint||Amadeus IT Group||Information Technology and Services||13000||4300||Legacy System||Changepoint||3Q15|
Source: Apps Run The World, August 2016
An expanded version of this report covers the top 25+ Project Portfolio Management Software Vendors, offering in-depth analysis of the market dynamics, vendors’ Strengths, Customers, Opportunities, Risks and Ecosystems as well as their ability to gain Shares (SCORES) within their respective space.
We also offer win-loss analysis of the quarterly wins of these top vendors and whether incumbents and upstarts pose any real threat to their standing amid shifting market requirements and user preferences.
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