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!"
Based on user feedback and observing how users use the Task Import functionality we have found that most users do not modify the imported tasks before doing the actual import. We have therefore added a direct Import feature which skips the Preview screen and just directly imports all tasks on the project plan in just … Continue reading "New! Faster task imports."
Project visibility is almost always listed as a top priority for project sponsors wanting to understand the performance of projects and programmes for which they are responsible. In my 15 years+ of working with our clients and performing the role of a project sponsor myself, I’ve witnessed many project managers acknowledge that connecting with project … Continue reading "New Feature: Connecting project sponsors with project status information just got easier!"
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 though capability to the related item. Two … Continue reading "Say hello to the new document linked entities feature"
We are pleased to announce the availability of our brand new User Management API which is supplemental to our existing Integration API. The User Management API, as the name suggests, allows you to manage all aspects around users including the ability to create users, modify users, extract user details and even resetting passwords. Detailed documentation … Continue reading "Manage all PPO user aspects with our User Management API"
It seems like when it comes to the number of data fields that are available on PPO, our clients are always demanding more. Over the years we have steadily increased this limit but it seems like it’s just never enough, especially in certain edge cases. Well, we have some good news! We are pleased to … Continue reading "More, more, more….ok"
PPO has introduced a new "weighting" attribute on custom list items. By default the value is zero, but you can set this to any numerical value with up to five decimals of precision. You may however be asking yourself "But what can I use it for?" The answer is that it can be used in … Continue reading "Introducing custom list weightings"
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"