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Micro Focus PPM

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Micro Focus PPMProduct Overview

  1. About Micro Focus PPM
  2. Pros of Micro Focus PPM
  3. Cons of Micro Focus PPM
  4. Breakdown of core features

Micro Focus PPM product overview

Formerly HP PPM, Micro Focus acquired this platform that provides project and portfolio management features to help project managers and executives make better investment decisions utilizing a standardized execution of activities and projects. This helps businesses in managing tasks and maintaining compliance standards. It provides real-time visibility into project lifecycles at the portfolio, program, and project levels. Through the platform, Micro Focus provides top-down planning capacity to manage portfolios and sync them with bottom-up costs, assignments, and project planning.

Micro Focus PPM can be implemented either on-premise or through a Saas. The platform is built on a foundation of a powerful workflow process engine capable of digitizing and automating the project and portfolio management processes of business. It has related product and services which include enterprise maps, agile manager, application life-cycle management, IT services management, big data analytics, and more.

Pros of Micro Focus PPM

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• Time tracking
• Resource management
• Program management
• Customizable
• Integrations
• Workload capacity

Cons of Micro Focus PPM

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• Cost
• Support
• Older GUI
• Mobility
• Rigid interface

Breakdown of core features

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Portfolio management

Micro Focus PPM enables users to manage the portfolio of IT projects, applications, and other opportunities in real-time by incorporating an effective collaborative process to help make better portfolio decisions. With the “Portfolio Optimization” feature project managers are empowered to automatically assess the optimal mix of proposed projects and maintained assets based on their defined criteria.

Flexible Workflow

The platform is designed to assist users in both maintaining and sustaining compliance requirements with graphs and a flexible workflow. This automates processes throughout the system’s modules while also lowering costs and risks.

Role-based dashboards

Micro Focus PPM provides users with a role-based, comprehensive visibility into IT trends, status, and deliverables in order to make better real-time decisions. The platform is also built to support information sharing with other applications and corporate portals through industry standards JSR 168 and WSRP.

Mobility Access

Micro Focus PPM offers apps for both Android and iOS, which allow users access to their projects from a smart mobile device. Through the apps, managers can approve and deny actions and apply the software’s security features to log and track changes in real-time.

(Last updated on 03/29/2020 by )

Quick Facts

  • Industry Specialties
    Computer and Technology
  • Pricing
    Average
  • Works Best For
    Enterprise Businesses

Screenshots

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Features

  • Accurate Updates
  • Aggregate Resource Demand and Supply Forecast Costs
  • Centralized Sourcing
  • Contain Costs
  • Continuous Strategic Engagement
  • Define and Track Business Value
  • Financial Management
  • Flexible Workflow
  • Identify Valuable Initiatives
  • Managing Performance
  • Mobility Access
  • Organize Work Projects
  • Real-time Project Status
  • Role-based Dashboards
  • Streamline Application Usage
  • Track Work Requests
  • What-if Analysis

Integrations

  • Agile SDK toolkit
  • ALM Octane
  • Jira
  • OOTB
  • Rally
  • VersionOne

Pricing Model

  • Quote based—contact vendor

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