Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management
Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise is the most powerful, affordable and easy-to-use solution for prioritizing, planning, managing and evaluating projects, programs and portfolios. It provides a single solution for managing projects of any size while scaling intelligently to accommodate user needs from simple project work to complex program coordination. Primavera P6 enterprise project portfolio management is the best way to manage all of your projects, programs, resources and portfolios. Select the right strategic mix of portfolios. Plan, schedule and control all projects, including large-scale programs and individual projects. Allocate best resources and track progress based on skills and availability. Track project progress and monitor project performance vs plan. Integrate with financial management and other enterprise software applications.
Ensure Project Success for All Your Projects and Programs
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management is an integrated, enterprise class project portfolio management (PPM) application that helps organizations select the right strategic mix of projects, balance resource capacity, manage project risk, and complete projects on-time and within budget. It provides management with a real-time view of the organization’s project performance and equips project participants with the right blend of usability, accessibility, power, and flexibility to effectively complete projects. It helps knowledge workers across all levels of an organization to analyze, record and communicate reliable information and make timely decisions. Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management easily scales from an individual managing a small project to thousands of users engaged in hundreds of projects enterprise wide.
Primavera Portfolio Management
Prioritizing Programs and Projects and Optimizing Organizational Capacity with Primavera
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management managers can be confident that their portfolios are aligned with company strategic objectives (see figure 2).
By providing a consistent overview and analysis of the portfolio as programs and projects are added and removed, Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management enables management to prioritize incoming demand by taking into consideration what has already been committed to and assemble the right mix of programs and projects that will maximize return on investment and ensure that resources are not overextended.
Primavera Program Management
Improving Productivity and Speed to Deliverables with Enterprise Visibility with Primavera
Program management is more than just managing multiple projects. It requires the ability to manage program complexities to meet customer needs, stricter governance over project structures and reporting requirements, and an understanding of everything that impacts program progress. Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management helps organizations plan and manage both projects and the overall program, implement and monitor performance thresholds, and easily evaluate the impact of program changes on schedules, budgets, resource utilization and capacity. This program-wide visibility combined with continuous assessment of earned value metrics enables program managers to proactively mitigate risks and achieve an on time, on-budget outcome.
Primavera Project Management
Anytime, Anywhere Access with Primavera P6
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management gives the project team anytime, anywhere access to their project information through a Web-based user interface. It covers the full project lifecycle – from project initiation to project closeout. Project team members can easily update activity status updates, resolve any project issues, manage scope changes, identify project risks, and access current project documents. Interactive activity Gantt charts and activity network views help planners, schedulers and project managers model and analyze the project, and then graphically communicate an accurate and complete representation of a project’s schedule. Customizable project workspaces and calendar views provide team members with an intuitive view for displaying their assignments, along with the required information to perform the work.
Planning and Scheduling with Primavera P6
Executing Complex Projects with Ease
Many organizations have hundreds – even thousands – of projects underway at any given time. Crossing normal business hierarchies and chains of command, these projects present an organization-wide management challenge.Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management helps management meet that challenge head-on with the most comprehensive, yet usable critical path scheduling and analysis, resource leveling, capacity planning, baseline analysis, and work breakdown structure (WBS) views. This enables project managers to determine the best alternatives for completing projects on-time, while ensuring that all interim project deadlines and milestones are met, resources are appropriately allocated, and costs are kept in line with budgets.
Primavera Resource Management
Matching People with Projects
Supporting both top-down and bottom-up resource request and staffing processes, Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management makes it easy for project and resource managers to assemble the best project team. It helps management choose the right skill sets and determine the availability of project team members, now and into the future. By providing a graphical analysis of resource and role utilization, project managers can easily communicate resource requirements and required skills, while resource managers can easily identify the best resource with the right mix of skills for every project. The result: the ability to make better use of limited skilled resources to ensure projects are completed successfully.
Collaboration and Content Management
Improving Organizational Performance
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management facilitates team-based collaboration to improve decision-making, streamline project coordination and improve team efficiency. Most importantly, it naturally incorporates collaboration and communication into the typical work process eliminating time lost from suspending work to perform these actions. The solution also enables bi-directional communication and feedback between field personnel and project managers, so that all project team members have access to the most up-to-date project information and schedules, eliminating communication gaps that cause project delays. In addition, existing enterprise content management systems capabilities such as SharePoint, Oracle Universal Content Management (UCM) and JackRabbit, can be leveraged through Primavera P6 EPPM to meet the increasing demand of project documentation control and accessibility.
Primavera Time Sheets
Tracking Progress to Gain Insights into Resource Use
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management makes it easy for managers to track, capture, and analyze the time team members spend on project-based work by providing them with time sheets that are automatically populated with their own assignments across all projects.
Team members can then record both project time and non-project time. They can also provide additional information directly to the project manager, including document updates, status notifications, and other pertinent feedback.
Budgeting and Costs
Successfully Control Project Finances
The ability to perform top-down planning and bottom-up actual reconciliation is important for effective organizational-wide planning and control. Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management accurately plans, tracks and analyzes the financial performance of projects, programs and portfolios. Organizations can establish budget estimates at the planning stage and then refine them as projects progress. Furthermore, Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio helps document budget changes as they occur and then uses these changes to calculate the latest budgeted amounts for the project. It also records monthly spending of budgeted funds, tracks the current and undistributed variance amounts and rolls up the monthly spending plan of each project, program, or portfolio.
Reporting and Analytics
Driving Sound Decision-Making
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management delivers timely and relevant project reports through an integrated reporting system. Users can choose from more than 150 standardized reports or produce custom reports using the built-in report wizard. In addition, Oracle offers the powerful Primavera P6 Reporting Database, an add-on that enables users to create operational reports and business intelligence on projects and programs, using any third-party reporting and business intelligence tool.
Interoperating with Ease
Oracle Primavera Integration Applications Programming Interface (API) and Oracle’s Primavera Web Services make it easy for organizations to create custom solutions and integrations with other systems in the enterprise. The Primavera Integration API provides scalability, security and performance for real-time application integrations. Organizations can integrate with large, complex data sets, and support simple, standalone applications through complex remote integrations.Oracle’s Primavera Web Services provides enterprise-level integration capabilities to connect Primavera solutions to existing line-of-business systems, to help increase productivity and project success.
By taking advantage of the powerful security features available inPrimavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management, organizations can protect data from unauthorized changes and ensure that only users with the appropriate permissions can access project-related information. As a result, multiple users in an organization can work simultaneously on the same projects without worrying about access or version control. Organizations can also implement field-level security to provide complete control and flexibility needed when project participants are providing real-time status updates to the project schedule.