The Gauteng Department of Human Settlements (DHS) is a South African government department responsible for the provision and facilitation of sustainable housing for all citizens of the country. Under the guidance of TIPP Focus, consulting and solutions service provider, PPO was selected to create visibility of the project portfolio and facilitate real-time access to project … Continue reading “Gauteng’s Department of Human Settlements shifts focus by implementing PPO for faster project delivery”
The Project Portfolio Office (PPO) team has been hard at work laying the groundwork and preparing for an exciting new chapter in the evolution of PPO. We can finally unveil the details of our PPO ‘User Interface (UI) Facelift’ project, which will be rolled out over the next few months. What can you expect? A … Continue reading "It’s the PPO you know and love, only better!"
For project management office (PMO) resources, your most important commodity is time. This means that you need your project management tool to make it as simple as possible for you to update, consolidate and report on the project portfolio. Knowing that PMO resources are always looking for ways to reduce the time spent on administrative … Continue reading "Keep your time spent on editing project, programme and employee information to a minimum with multiple edit!"
About two years ago, new drop downs were introduced for entity lists to make it easier for users to find projects or employees, specifically in the case of large lists. By popular demand, we’ve now extended searchable drop downs to all custom lists in PPO as well. Previously, you were limited to typing the first letter (maybe first and … Continue reading "Search now available for all PPO custom lists"
Say hello to the new document linked entities feature We are excited to share our first new feature for 2018! We’ve launched a “Linked Entities” section on the document entity view page. This section shows you all the entities that a particular document is linked to with drill through capability to the related item. Two … Continue reading "Say hello to the new document linked entities feature"
Head quartered in Johannesburg and with a branch in Cape Town, IDtek participates in medium to large electronic security, fire and building management projects anywhere in the African region. Specialising in security, fire and facility management related projects; from pre-commencement to completion, the Cape Town office needed an easy-to-use project management system to provide more … Continue reading "iDtek Security Systems implements PPO to support their project management service offering"
Santam is South Africa’s leading short-term insurer recognised locally and internationally for innovation and excellence and currently holds a local market share of 23%. The Technical Training Department is not the traditional Project Management Office (PMO) environment and is made up of accidental project managers. One of the key responsibilities of this team is research … Continue reading "Santam’s Technical Training Department chooses PPO to reduce time spent on manual reporting & consolidation"
Have you ever wished there was more information about your PPO data fields, right at your fingertips, especially when you’re wanting to make changes? As a PPO administrator you might want to know “Which” data fields are being used and “Where”. Previously, an administrator could re-purpose or take any of the data fields on their … Continue reading "Getting to know your PPO data field usage"
Dovetail, market leaders in logistics software solutions specialises in delivering best of breed software solutions for the supply chain industry. Dovetail comprises a logistics application suite, which spans the entire logistics industry from courier to road freight to distribution to warehousing. For professional services and consulting environments aimed at delivering projects to and or on behalf … Continue reading "Dovetail implements PPO to track project costs and time as it happens"
Completing a time sheet is never pleasant, but with the latest round of enhancements we have made this chore a lot less painful! We are pleased to announce a host of usability improvements as well as a number of powerful new features. More Prominent Project line This is one of those small things that make … Continue reading "New in PPO – Spend less time recording time!"