Oracle Primavera P6 Version 8: Project and Portfolio Management

August 2012 | Enterprise, Oracle

Get a detailed overview of Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management and manage projects from just anywhere using simple e-mail and the P6 iPhone app.

 

Packt is proud to annouce the publication of Oracle Primavera P6 Version 8: Project and Portfolio Management, a book which would help manage your projects from just anywhere using simple e-mail and the P6 iPhone applications and help get a detailed overview of Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management.

About the Authors:

Daniel Williams : In 2001, Daniel first began working with Primavera as part of an integration project with JD Edwards World. His work centers around helping people make best use of Primavera and other software investments.Daniel’s background includes a Ph.D. in Physics from Caltech, many years of programming in C, C++, C#, and Java.

Elaine Britt Krazer : In 2003, Elaine began working for a Government contractor in a Top Secret environment with Primavera products as a project manager. She has been managing projects since 1986 and embraces Primavera as her tool of choice.She is an Oracle Certified Primavera Implementation Specialist and is also Primavera Training Authorized.

Oracle Primavera P6 Version 8: Project and Portfolio Management provides a detailed overview of Oracle Primavera P6, which would help the reader manage projects from just anywhere using simple e-mail and the P6 iPhone applications. It provides a single solution for managing projects of any size, adapts to various levels of complexities within a project. This book aims to show the readers all the features and functionality of the software thoroughly and clearly.

This book is divided into two sections. In the first section, the readers would learn the fundamental concepts behind managing projects which include organizing projects, adding activities and relationships, assigning roles and resources, scheduling a project, and much more and in the second section, we cover portfolio management and how to make the best use of the web client that includes working with portfolios, portfolio analysis, portfolio capacity planning, ROI, tracking performance, and lots more.

Some essential chapters covered in this book are :

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Oracle Primavera P6
Chapter 2: Getting Around: Understanding and Customizing the P6 Interface
Chapter 3: Organizing your Projects with EPS, OBS, and WBS
Chapter 4: Creating a New Project and Work Breakdown Structure
Chapter 5: Adding Activities and Relationships
Chapter 6: Resources
Chapter 7: Scheduling and Constraints
Chapter 8: Issues and Risks
Chapter 9: Baselines and Statusing
Chapter 10: Project Templates
Chapter 11: Portfolios
Chapter 12: Portfolio Analysis
Chapter 13: Measuring and Scoring Projects
Chapter 14: Capacity Planning and ROI
Chapter 15: Dashboards
Chapter 16: Resource Management

Packt has also published various Oracle related titles :

  1. Oracle ADF Real World Developer’s Guide (Expected October 2012)
  2. Oracle Database XE 11gR2 Jump Start Guide (July 2012)
  3. Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 7 Programmer Study Guide (August 2012)

All Oracle books are Published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT Professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google and SAP technologies.


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