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.
November is here, and even as the holidays are drawing near, our developers continue to be hard at work designing a new user experience just for you! So this week, we’re bringing changes to the menu layout. Our new, redesigned menu which is cleaner, more intuitive and allows for faster navigation in PPO also boasts … Continue reading "Wait…is that a redesigned main menu?"
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"
One of my pet peeves is when I have to scroll from left to right in order to see all the columns on my home page or on a list page. Vertical scrolling on the other hand is usually not a problem since today most of us use a mouse with a scroll wheel which … Continue reading "I hate horizontal scroll bars!"
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!"
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"