Bubble PPM

Bubble PPM

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Bubble PPM


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Bubble Innovator Overview

10 out of 10
January 11, 2017
Bubble Innovator is used across the business but primarily by those cross functional teams that are all part of launching new products - …
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What is Bubble PPM?

Bubble PPM is a cloud-based Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) software solution from Bubble®. Founded in 1999, the company serves clients globally via offices in London, Cambridge, and Vancouver. Its cloud-based solutions help customers improve the planning, governance, and delivery of…

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Smartsheet is an online project management and collaboration tool. It includes automated alerts, instantaneous updating and sharing across team members, resource management, nested tasks organized in a hierarchy, a Gantt chart view, exportable and automated reports, and integration with email.

What is Wrike?

Wrike is a project management and collaboration software. This solution connects tasks, discussions, and emails to the user’s project plan. Wrike is optimized for agile workflows and aims to help resolve data silos, poor visibility into work status, and missed deadlines and project failures.

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What is Bubble PPM?

Bubble PPM is a cloud-based Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) software solution from Bubble®. Founded in 1999, the company serves clients globally via offices in London, Cambridge, and Vancouver.

Its cloud-based solutions help customers improve the planning, governance, and delivery of Innovation, New Product Development, Engineering, IT, and other initiatives.

Their software supports Portfolio Planning, ongoing Project and Portfolio Management, and Resource management.

According to the vendor, the solution enables cross-functional teams to collaborate effectively on projects and provides a flexible platform for business leaders to consider investments, define priorities, and monitor overall progression. For project teams, it provides real-time views on project status and risk, streamlines reporting, facilitates the preparation for stage gate and other project reviews, and enables fact-based decision making.

Bubble PPM Features

  • Supported: Portfolio Dashboards (Fully configurable to plan / monitor investments)
  • Supported: Real-time Portfolio Analysis & Scenario Planning Tools
  • Supported: Roadmapping tools (e.g. Strategy / Service / Technology Roadmaps etc)
  • Supported: Supports Waterfall, Agile and hybrid project management processes
  • Supported: Business Case, Financial and Risk Management tools
  • Supported: Project Selection and Prioritisation tools (e.g. Balanced scorecards)
  • Supported: Project Process Governance and Management
  • Supported: Fully configurable Metrics (e.g. 1-click Chart builder / Reporting tools)
  • Supported: Resource, Task & Capacity Management Tools

Bubble PPM Screenshots

Example of Portfolio Management Dashboards (Fully Configurable)Example of Project Management Dashboards (Fully Configurable)Real-time metrics and automated project reporting saves users an average of one day per week. Editable dashboard tiles display project status indicators, tabulated data, and summary overviews, as well as metric ratios, KPIs, and calculated metrics. The easy-to-use reporting module makes it possible to quickly share summaries for any number of selected projects and automation tools can facilitate the generation of reports that need to be shared at fixed intervals. And because the very latest information is always available, senior management can obtain a presentation-ready report at any time (without adding to the workload of your team)Projects rarely exist in complete isolation. Our program and project management tools allow portfolio managers to manage many processes or projects in tandem. Track delivery according to priorities, dependencies, or other drivers. The ability to create and link parent and child projects provides an oversight of all project activity while, at the same time, focusing on higher-level program goals. Line extensions, annual updates, or other Projects can be duplicated in whole or in part and required elements are copied across, saving valuable time and effort. Process measurement tools allow you to spot, analyze, and continuously refine process blockers and bottlenecks.The software is designed to reflect the way your organization already works. Any number of project management processes can be added to the system and automated, meaning it's easy to accommodate all of your projects and all of your project types (e.g. New Product Development (NPD), Innovation, Reserach, IT, Project Management Office (PMO) projects).Get organization wide, department, team, or person views, of resource allocation and total capacity. Assign time to projects by hours, days, percentage, etc. View assigned and required resources together or separately. Bring up assignment summaries to see precisely who’s working on what, where the pressure points are, when there’s a risk of becoming overloaded. See where resource gaps could be filled by assigning underutilized capacity from elsewhere. Support long-term business planning with automatic charts that graphically flag where your total available resources are overtaken by the number of projects required.

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Bubble PPM Integrations

  • Supports API calls to extract data from platform using REST API calls
  • Supports import & exporting (e.g. MS Excel/PDF etc)
  • Project
  • Portfolio and Application level document repository

Bubble PPM Competitors

Bubble PPM Customer Size Distribution

Small Businesses (1-50 employees)0%
Mid-Size Companies (51-500 employees)25%
Enterprises (more than 500 employees)75%

Bubble PPM Technical Details

Deployment TypesSaaS
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS
Supported CountriesGlobal
Supported LanguagesSupports Multi-Language


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What is Bubble PPM's best feature?

Reviewers rate Support Rating highest, with a score of 9.1.

Who uses Bubble PPM?

The most common users of Bubble PPM are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees) and the Medical Device industry.

Reviews and Ratings




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Matt Quist | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Prior to Bubble PPM we attempted use of many of the well-known project management tools to manage our product development work. Those other project management tools were met with frustration in attempts to implement them because they are more focused with the timing and scheduling of individual projects rather than capturing the full portfolio of possible candidate projects and selecting the most strategic and valuable projects to move forward. Bubble PPM was the first system we found that was purpose-built for managing product development work, and its implementation was very successful from the beginning with the personal help given by the team at Bubble.
Score 10 out of 10
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  • Agile PPM

Agile PPM is modules-based on the agile spec system. It is more task-based, whereas Bubble Innovator is outcome-based. As a business, we needed something very simple to slowly get the teams used to using this type of software and also allowing for empowerment as opposed to hand-holding of team members.

Innovator is also very easy to use and understand, unlike Agile.

With the Bubble Innovator team, we were able to configure the system to how we wanted it, plus have great support all the way through the process and even now that we are live, including when we wanted to change things! Our relationship with the Bubble team was also why we chose it.

Score 10 out of 10
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We tried several systems before we went with Bubble Innovator - the key difference was that all the other systems were overly complex trying to do so many things that you just got lost in the processes they had created. Innovator seeks to stay simple and straightforward to use and implement in your organization.
Matt Parsons | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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I don't have deep experience with this product, but with my limited exposure, the user interface and ability to customize reports are not comparable to Bubble Innovator. I can't speak for their service beyond the product, but have already mentioned that responsiveness is one of the greatest strengths of the Bubble Innovation team.
Score 10 out of 10
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When evaluating Bubble Innovator against the competition, we felt that Bubble Innovator gave us the flexibility that we were looking for. Other solutions tended to have some hardwired functionality. Bubble Innovator was a great fit for managing our projects and was efficient to deploy, especially within our existing business processes.
Score 10 out of 10
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  • GenSight,Clarity,Enrich
We found Innovator provided all the functionality we required in a lightweight solution that was easy to configure to our processes, provided benefits to almost all those who accessed it with little or no training. Other systems may offer more depth of functionality but this makes them more cumbersome to use and requires more training of users. Innovator also offers a more transparent cost structure - you can immediately see what it will cost as all the functionality is automatically available within the price.