Project Management Software helps executives make business decisions.

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Based on Microsoft SharePoint, PortfolioEngine supports end-to-end Project and Portfolio Management disciplines through entire lifecycle of projects as well as non-project work including Portfolio Planning, Portfolio Modeling, and Portfolio Optimization with emphasis on costs and resources. Program aligns projects and work to business objectives, making sure right investment decisions are executed and expanding PPM to all areas of customer's business.

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EPM Live Launches PortfolioEngine

Strategic Project Portfolio Management for Executives

CARLSBAD, Calif., -- EPM Live, a global leader in Enterprise SharePoint Project, Portfolio and Work Management applications, announced at Gartner ITxpo last week the launch of PortfolioEngine, a strategic Portfolio Planning application for business leaders. Building on its award winning product line aligned with project and work execution, EPM Live has extended its product offerings to include a comprehensive array of PPM applications from simple project management to strategic portfolio level planning and analytics. PortfolioEngine supports end-to-end Project and Portfolio Management disciplines through the entire life cycle of your projects as well as non-project work including Portfolio Planning, Portfolio Modeling and Portfolio Optimization with an emphasis on costs and resources. PortfolioEngine aligns projects and work to your business objectives, to make sure the right investment decisions are executed and expands PPM to all areas of your business including Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Application Portfolio Management (APM) and Service Portfolio Management (SPM).

"PortfolioEngine brings world class Stage-gate Process Control, Financial and Resource Management, Project Prioritization, and Scenario Modeling to the Project Portfolio Management marketplace on a true SharePoint foundation," said Rich Murphy, Director of Business Development for PortfolioEngine. "The functionality of PortfolioEngine is the result of strong input from the EPM Live customer base and the many years of experience our team has had implementing Enterprise Project Management systems and processes."

PortfolioEngine's Capabilities include the following work features:

Portfolio Management:

-- Centralized Demand Management

-- Portfolio Visibility Across all Work

-- Portfolio Selection and Analytics

-- Portfolio Stage Gating and Workflow

-- What-if Modeling

Resource Management:

-- Resource Capacity/Forecast Planning

-- Resource What-if Modeler

-- Resource Calendars

-- Resource Negotiations & Workflow

-- Capacity Demand Center for Resource Managers

-- Convert Approved Budgets into Resource Requirements

-- Manage Resource Capacity Plans from Microsoft Project

-- Compare Resource Capacity Plans in your Microsoft Project Plans

Financial Management:

-- Cost Planner

-- Cost Analyzer

-- Cost Scenario Modeling

-- Configurable Cost Categories Structure

-- Unlimited Cost Types (Budget, Forecast, Benefits, Revenue, Actuals, etc.)

-- Resource Revenue Forecaster

-- Multiple Resource Rates

-- Compare Cost Plans with Timesheet Actual Cost

Time Management:

-- Capture Time On Any Project or Work Item

-- Enter Work Status (% Complete) and Time in a Single View

-- Capture Time for Multiple Time Categories

-- Leverage Timesheet Workflows for Submissions and Approvals

-- Increase Work Visibility with Time Reports, Views and Dashboards

-- Integrate with Other Tools for Centralized Reporting

Reporting and Business Intelligence:

-- View Pre-built Project Dashboards and Graphs

-- Access and Customize Built-in Report Center

-- Access Pre-configured Out-of-the-box Reports

-- Create Custom Reports and Dashboards

-- Connect to Microsoft Excel and Access for Custom Reporting

EPM Live will continue to provide cutting-edge, cost effective Project, Portfolio and Work Management solutions leveraging the Microsoft technologies organizations already own to increase the value of their current IT investments. EPM Live's applications support the entire work and project management lifecycle and provide the necessary efficiencies and indicators for companies to improve their ROI, streamline their business processes and make critical business decisions. EPM Live offers its clients solutions that possess the flexibility and scalability to meet specific industry and methodology needs. These innovative solutions include capabilities such as Portfolio Management, Project Management, Cost Management, Time Management, Resource Management, Service Management, Agile Management, Business Intelligence and Collaboration. These capabilities are all designed to work together or separately to meet any business specific need.

About EPM Live

EPM Live provides Microsoft SharePoint-based Enterprise Project, Portfolio and Work Management Solutions to help your business improve productivity. EPM Live's product offerings are helping over 5,000 organizations simplify and become more effective at delivering projects successfully, optimizing resource utilization, and selecting the right work for the most profitable portfolio. EPM Live offers online and on premise Enterprise Project, Portfolio and Work management tools for everyone in your organization from individual contributors to executive management. Designed with usability in mind, EPM Live creates efficiencies and empowers resources to work smart and get more work done.

About PortfolioEngine

PortfolioEngine is a SharePoint-based, top-down Project Portfolio Management (PPM) Solution that empowers executives to make critical business decisions with confidence. Achieving competitive advantage means choosing the right projects to drive the business toward its strategic objectives. With PortfolioEngine you know which projects deliver the highest ROI while maximizing your company's resources. Resource capacity planning, portfolio sequencing and financial target modeling takes the complexity out of large decisions. A profitable portfolio leads to a profitable company.

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