Micro Focus PPMProduct Overview
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
• Time tracking
• Resource management
• Program management
• Workload capacity
Cons of Micro Focus PPM
• Older GUI
• Rigid interface
Breakdown of core features
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.
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.
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.
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 )