Author: Jimmy Hekma

Jimmy is one of the founders of Project Portfolio Office and is the companies Chief Technology Officer and heads up the Product Management team.

New powerful filter control for PPO


We are thrilled to unveil the latest enhancement to the PPO user interface which we believe is the best yet! All lists / tables in PPO now have a single, powerful filter control which replaces the previous list criteria dropdown boxes.

2019-09-16: PPO service outage

On Monday, 16 September 2019, PPO experienced a service disruption of two minutes. During this period, users would have seen an Internal Server Error page. The failures were due to our application servers and database servers being out of sync as a result of a manual deployment mistake. At 08:35 AM (UTC+0), a deployment was … Continue reading “2019-09-16: PPO service outage”

Visualise your data with colour coded custom lists & percentage fields

We are pleased to introduce our new more colourful percentage fields as well as colour coded custom list items. All percentage fields now show a graphical representation of the percentage with positive percentages showing in green and negative percentages in red.  The absolute value is also highlighted by showing it as a “progress bar”, allowing you to identify items requiring attention at a glance.

New skins and custom skin functionality

We are excited to announce the ability for users to create their own custom skins / colour schemes in PPO. This allows users to create a look for PPO that they find aesthetically pleasing or that matches their corporate colours. In line with this we have also streamlined the number of “standard” skins that are provided.

Our brand new login page

PPO Login Screen
We hope that you love our new login page as much as we do!  There is actually more to it than meets the eye and it showcases a lot of the changes that you will start seeing elsewhere in PPO. Side banner The most obvious change is the introduction of a side banner which allows … Continue reading "Our brand new login page"

Lots of changes!

When we announced our official launch of the PPO ‘User Interface (UI) Facelift’ project, we shared a few details on what users can expect. Today the first of those changes are available! We’ve rolled out multiple changes to the PPO user interface, which we hope you'll agree not only looks nicer, but also makes PPO … Continue reading "Lots of changes!"