SoftExpert Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) software is the most comprehensive solution for prioritizing, planning, managing and executing projects, portfolios and business initiatives. The software fits any project-focused business applications across the company, such as strategic initiatives and investments, product development, innovation and six sigma programs, service delivery, asset maintenance, resource capacity planning, software development and implementation, construction, etc.
The software helps organizations complete projects on-time and within budget by enabling project managers and team members to optimize time and deadline scheduling, resource utilization, milestone and deliverable completion, cost and revenue accounting, etc.
Project and Portfolio Management [PPM]
The modular, scalable suite includes project planning, workforce scheduling, cost and revenue accounting, document management, quality management, risk management, portfolio management, process management, demand and service management, and others.
SoftExpert PPM provides a comprehensive set of workflow and collaboration capabilities guiding managers and team members throughout the end-to-end project lifecycle starting from capturing business demands to solution delivery.
Effectively prioritize competing investments
SoftExpert PPM software gives managers a real-time view into their organization's investments, initiatives and resources, and empowers decision makers to prioritize their investment based on key selection criteria such as benefits, timeframe, cost and risk to ensure better alignment with the organization's business strategies and governance policies.
The software streamlines a step-by-step objective method for evaluating and comparing project proposals, capturing ideas, requests or initiatives across the enterprise via web forms and then following by automated workflow and approval processes. This process is configured end-to-end according to the specific company´s rules and procedures, including visual dashboards and reports, delivering a faster and more efficient method to find the optimal portfolio mix.
Plan accurate project schedules and deliverables
Quickly and easily develop detailed and professional project schedules complete with task descriptions, durations, resource assignments and task dependencies. Maintain a complete model of the organization's capacity and resource planning, skills inventory, total workload and resource demand, and plan how to mitigate risks.
Interactive activity Gantt charts allow planners, schedulers and project managers to communicate a more accurate and complete graphical representation of a project’s schedule, while calendar and activity network views provide team members with an intuitive view for displaying their assignments, along with the required information to perform the work.
By providing a graphical analysis of resource and role utilization, SoftExpert PPM shows resource scheduling and allocation across all projects, and highlights resource conflicts to project and resource managers, resulting in eliminating unexpected delays or unforeseen resource limitations. Non-project demand for ongoing operations are also planned for pre-allocation and time tracking, revealing true availability for project work.
Execute the plan effectively
SoftExpert PPM effectively improves team-based collaboration and coordination, ensuring that project schedules stay on track and that delays are minimized. The software streamlines communication and information distribution through graphical workflow modeling, interactive configurable forms, and rich visual dashboards, ensuring quality, repeatability and control to the delivery of project tasks and work packages.
Reduce project cycle time with a proactive email notification service integrated with the workflow engine that automates and tracks the flow of all project work, including activity status updates, timesheet notifications, milestone approvals, assignments and resource allocations, issue resolutions, scope changes, and many others.
SoftExpert PPM software also provides project teams and third-parties with an enterprise-wide collaborative web-based environment to create, capture, store, organize, secure, and manage a wide variety of document formats, including MS-Office, CAD, PDF, etc. Through a built-in version control workflow, documents are routed for review and approval, with a rich set of visualization, annotation and audit trail capabilities. Users anywhere can easily find and retrieve the latest document version using full-text search, custom metadata, taxonomic classifications, etc.
The best fit for every size or location
SoftExpert PPM gives anytime, anywhere access to project information and documentation through flexible web-based user interfaces. Through business process automation capabilities, users have alternate interfaces including interactive dashboards and simple forms to consume role-specific information.
SoftExpert for Project and Portfolio Management software can easily scale from a few users on small projects to thousands of users engaged in millions of activities across hundreds of projects. The solution is built on a robust Java architecture and is designed to deliver high performance with tight security, flexible integration and real-time reporting and analytics.
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