Innovative-e, a business consulting and technology services company, had experience in collaboration and project management. To expand its business, Innovative-e decided to pursue the Microsoft Project and Portfolio Management competency from the Microsoft Partner Network. The competency adds value for both Innovative-e and its customers. Innovative-e has used the competency to strengthen its project management credentials, complementing its expertise in Microsoft SharePoint Server and business processes. With its new Project and Portfolio Management certification, Innovative-e has gained access to a growing market for Microsoft Project Server 2010, has boosted its revenues by 22 percent, and can more efficiently sell a broader range of higher-margin services.