REI needs to consistently develop high-quality products and decrease the time to market. REI is combining Microsoft .NET technology, the Microsoft® Office Enterprise Project Management (EPM) Solution, and software based on Microsoft Office Visio 2003 to create an integrated business solution it can use to model as-is business processes, experiment with what-if scenarios, and then convert the optimized processes into detailed project plans. Project managers can further develop these plans, assign resources division-wide, manage projects online, and collaborate globally. REI predicts this integrated solution will help it improve its efficiency, consistency, and scalability so it can more quickly deliver its products to market. READ EVIDENCE DETAILS