Portfolio management software publisher Planview reported Tuesday that it has appointed Brad Rable as its newest executive in residence. The Austin-based firm described Rable as the former vice president of program management for USAA whose IT software development programs produced some $1 billion for USAA. As a visiting executive, Planview explained, Rable will share his expertise and methodologies with Planview's management. Planview said it established its executive in residence program in January 2007. Rich Murphy, Randy S. Leiser and Sean Worthington are also program members, the company added.