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Project Partners is proud to celebrate its 25th year as the experts in technology consulting for project-based organizations world. Project Partners was founded in 1997, when Oracle Corporation’s former Chief Architect of Oracle Projects, Randy Egger, had the vision to start his own company to fill the gap in solving highly complex problems. During his 12-year tenure at Oracle, Randy developed Oracle Projects within an integrated product line known as E-Business Suite…

Instead of waiting until the project budget has expanded, wouldn’t it be nice to get real-time project cost information from your financial system to help know how the project is proceeding financially? One of the biggest challenges many organizations face is not having visibility to project financials relative to the original spending plan. In addition, […]

Author: Wendy Lamar | Managing Principal Consultant | Project Partners Oracle E-Business Suite R12 Project Certified Implementation Specialist Asset Capitalization Dashboard The Asset Capitalization Dashboard has been included in release 12.2.8.  The dashboard provides the user with a complete view of a capital project’s costs, and capabilities to manage certain functions of capital project maintenance […]

Are you part of a non-traditional Professional Services Organization and feeling the staffing data-burden? Then you are probably experiencing the common demand around deploying groups of staffing managers to manage these applications, yet with limited budgets and the same needs to manage resource supply and demand in order for your organization to stay effective and […]

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________  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

How to Make the Most of Your Enterprise Project Portfolio Management System, Part 3 of 5: Measuring What’s Important. Ensure that you are measuring the right things and that management is encouraging the right actions.

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 […]

By Jason Ames Primavera’s Project Portfolio Management suite is known for its ability to help you manage your projects and reduce the risk of project failure. But did you know that with Primavera P6 v7 Web Client you can use predefined workflow templates to request new projects? The project request process is extremely important because […]

  Challenges Determine if you have a demand or supply oriented environment Demand resource management is more prevalent with internal resource organizations, i.e. IT organizations. The primary focus is to assure that resources are optimally allocated to projects in keeping with the organization’s stated goals and objectives. Or, in other words managing the problems of […]