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Part 2 of 2 LEVERAGING ORACLE PROJECTS TO MANAGE PERFORMANCE BASED REVENUE As stated previously, the core principle in the new Standard requires that an entity recognize revenue to depict the transfer of goods or services to a customer in an amount that reflects the consideration given in exchange for those goods or services. Impact […]

PROJECT PARTNERS PROUDLY ACHIEVES PLATINUM PARTNER STATUS IN ORACLE PARTNERNETWORK (OPN) HALF MOON BAY, Calif., January 16, 2019 – Project Partners, a global leader in optimizing business processes and IT investments within project-driven organizations, today announced that it has achieved Platinum partner status in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).  By attaining Platinum level membership, Oracle has recognized […]

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________  Project Partners Blog Author: Donna Dignam | Principal Functional Consultant  ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ In April 2015, FASB (Financial Accounting Standards Board) issued ASU (Accounting Standards Update) 2015-05 to assist entities to determine when a customer in a cloud computing arrangement “CCA” (i.e. hosting arrangement) included a software license. If a CCA includes a license to internal […]

Author: Wendy Lamar | Managing Principal Consultant | Project Partners Oracle E-Business Suite R12 Project Certified Implementation Specialist

Through this three (3) part educational web-series, Project Partners will arm you with critical steps and insight into a Project Financials cost-effective solution. This unique solution offering will assist administratively burdened organizations like yours to effectively manage Project Financials around Capital spend through all phases of the Capital Lifecycle (Concept Definition, Funding Approvals, Execution, Reporting, […]

By Jason Ames, PMP Concluding our discussion from the prior blog articles, we now address success factors number 4 and 5. Finding the Bottlenecks One of the big advantages to having an Enterprise Project Portfolio Management system is the ability to see how each project affects the rest of the projects. Project managers have been […]

Selecting the right projects is as important, if not more important, to your success as executing projects efficiently. Ask yourself these important questions…

By Jason Ames, PMP and Kimberly McDonald Baker Too often organizations make an investment in an Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) system but they fail to recognize the full benefits. One of the reasons is that people fail to see an enterprise PPM solution as more than just a scheduling tool. When used properly, however, an EPPM […]

The most successful Project Portfolio Management initiatives have always been ones where people in the direct operational area take full ownership and IT plays a supporting rule. The worst initiatives have been the ones solely driven by IT with no business buy in.

Gartner’s February 2008 report “PMOs: One Size Does Not Fit All” found that there are very high rates of failure when setting up a PMO. Success or failure depends largely upon two aspects: How closely the PMO’s mission and objectives are linked to the real needs of the organization, and How well the role of […]