Oracle Primavera P6 Version 8: Project and Portfolio Management

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 348 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (August 22, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849684685
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849684682

eBook Description:

Oracle Primavera P6 Version 8: Project and Portfolio Management

  • Get a detailed overview of Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management.
  • Manage your projects from just anywhere using simple e-mail and the P6 iPhone app.
  • Learn to create a new project in the P6 Professional Client
  • Integrate Primavera P6 with three main ERP systems: Oracle EBS, JD Edwards, and PeopleSoft.

Oracle Primavera P6 Version 8: Project and Portfolio Management

In 2008 Oracle acquired Primavera Software, Inc., a leading provider of Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solutions for project-intensive industries.

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management is an integrated project portfolio management (PPM) solution comprising role-specific functionality to satisfy each team member’s needs, responsibilities, and skills. It provides a single solution for managing projects of any size, adapts to various levels of complexities within a project, and intelligently scales to meet the needs of various roles, functions, or skill levels in your organization and on your project team.

Oracle Primavera P6 Version 8: Project and Portfolio Management aims to show you all the features and functionality of the software thoroughly and clearly.

With Oracle Primavera P6 Version 8: Project and Portfolio Management, readers will master the core concepts of Primavera P6 and the new features associated with version 8.

This book is divided into two sections, in the first section we learn the fundamental concepts behind managing projects which include organizing projects, adding activities and relationships, assigning roles and resources, scheduling a project, and much more. In the second section we cover portfolio management and how to make the best use of the web client that includes working with portfolios, portfolio analysis, portfolio capacity planning, ROI, tracking performance, and lots more.

What you will learn from this book

  • Learn the powerful calculations behind a P6 CPM schedule
  • Master the real-time reporting features of Project Dashboards and the data behind them
  • Create Portfolio Scenarios to capture data for comparison and analysis
  • Learn how to use P6 features as well as best practice Project Management using P6
  • Make effective use of calculated User Defi ned Fields
  • Master organizational features of P6 such as the EPS, OBS, WBS, Roles, and Resources

Approach

This book is written in simple, easy to understand format with lots of screenshots and step-by-step explanations.

Who this book is for

If you are a Project manager or a consultant, who wants to master the core concepts of Primavera P6 and the new features associated with version 8, then this is the best guide for you.

This book assumes that you have a fundamental knowledge of working in the Primavera P6 environment.

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