Professional service firms require project portfolio management (PPM) software that is comprehensive and integrated. The major ERP firms are delivering enterprise services automation modules. Neil Stolovitsky explores the special needs of the professional service organization. ...
... "PSOs want complete PPM solutions that address their business as a whole. For service organizations, efficiently capturing time, billing, and expense data is a key component to bridging projects and operations. " ...
Project Portfolio Management PPM: Service Providers: Via Tech Eval Centers: Project Portfolio Management for Service Organizations: Bridging the Gap between Project Management and Operations
Additional resources on project portfolio management for professional services:
Primavera Receives Strong Positive Rating in Analyst Firm's 2005 PPM for Professional Services Marketscope, Primavera, Project and Portfolio Management: "Primavera Systems, Inc., announced that Gartner has rated the company Strong Positive in its report, MarketScope: Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) for Professional Services, 2005, dated June 22, 2005 by Matt Light, Daniel B. Stang and Nicole S. Latimer-Livingston. According to Gartner, a company designated as Strong Positive is a solid provider of strategic products, services or solutions. Current customers should continue investments, while potential customers should consider this vendor a strong strategic choice. "
Via Tenrox: PSA software Professional Services Automation Solution: "Tenrox PSA software is a modular solution to automate project opportunity management, project initiation, workforce planning, time and expense reporting, project accounting, billing, invoicing, and executive dashboards"
Via Epicor Software: Epicor for Professional Enterprises: "Epicor is well positioned to face these challenges with you by delivering an intuitive and comprehensive enterprise service automation (ESA) application, Epicor for Service Enterprises. More than just professional services automation (PSA), it manages and streamlines virtually every aspect of your service organization - from bid management to engagement delivery and resource management to project accounting, portfolio management and beyond - all within a single solution. "