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Project Online Sprint - Project Execution

Project Online offers you a powerful platform to improve your project management execution. The solution supports the full life-cycle from capturing the business case to closing the project all within a single interface and user experience. Project Online is quick to set up and the realization of benefits does not require months of design and analysis.

We have organized the functionality of Project Server into the following, high-level progression from defining the work (business case) to managing the work (project execution). Each of our Sprint offerings focus on specific components of this progression.

About this Sprint

This offering focuses on project execution as shown in the graphic below. The environment is configured so that you can load current and upcoming projects and gain insight into resource conflicts and constraints, actual project progress and begin to implement standards for schedule creation, status reporting and deliverables.

Key Benefits
  • Understand Resource Constraints on current projects
  • Improve collaboration within project teams
  • Capture consistent project status reports and identify delivery and budget issues earlier
Anticipated Timeline and Activities

Project Execution Sprint Specifics  
Key Deliverables
  • Complete up to 5 Requirements and Design Sessions
  • Define Customer specific Custom Fields for Projects and Resources (maximum 15 fields)
  • Define 2 Project Detail Pages (PDP) for the capture of Project related data
  • Creation of one Enterprise Project Template
  • Deploy pre-built Project Site template
  • Deploy pre-built Enterprise Calendar based on official holidays and standard work week
  • Deploy out of the box security configuration
  • Provide instructions for resource creation and loading
  • Provide instructions for importing existing projects
  • Create 3 Key Views in Project Center and 2 in the Resource Center
  • Creation of 3 Excel reports using Odata
  • One training session for up to 10 Project Managers (2 days)
Scope Exclusions

This Sprint excludes the following features and functionality. Each can be added for an additional charge.

  • Implementation of timesheet functionality
  • Creation of custom reports
  • Integration with existing business systems including Active Directory
  • Training of team members, executives and resource managers
  • Custom security groups and settings
  • Training and Deployment of the Portfolio Optimization features (see Portfolio Quick Start)
  • Ongoing support and maintenance
Cost

The cost for this Project Execution Sprint is $25,000 plus applicable taxes. It is a fixed price project based on the list of deliverables and exclusions outlined above. The budget will be billed in three installments at the beginning, mid-point and conclusion of the Sprint.

To Get Started

To start realizing the value of Project Online today, please contact Agora at:
sales@agorainc.com
416-304-1338 x11


Why Choose Agora? 

Certified Competency

Microsoft Gold Certified Partners in Project and Portfolio Management


Proven Implementations:

  • Apotex
  • Dundee Wealth
  • Maple Leaf Foods
  • Rogers
  • LCBO
  • Many more

Click here for details on EPM Case Studies


Business Focused Approach

Implementation Methodology

Business Case for EPM

Agora's EPM Keys to Success


Thought Leadership - Insight Postings

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Microsoft Offers a Myriad of BI Report Authoring Tools

Never Migrate Again

It takes a Team to Implement an EPM Solution

Project Online Implementations

Growing Trend towards Project Online


External Links

Microsoft EPM


Agora in the news...

June 2016 - Agora's Express for Microsoft Project Online has been nominated for a Microsoft Impact Award. Click here for more details.

Agora has launched Express, our pre-configured solution for Microsoft Project Online that gets you started immediately. Click here for more details.

Interested in Microsoft Project Online? Agora has two QuickStarts to help you quickly realize benefits from this technology. Click here for more details.

Agora has a full suite of software tools to extend the capabilities of Microsoft Project Online. Click here for more details.