Oracle Primavera Portfolio Management 8 Now Available

To help organizations chart the most efficient course to maximize the enterprise value of investments such as capital projects, software and systems development, new acquisitions and products, Oracle yesterday announced the availability of Oracle's Primavera Portfolio Management 8.

The new release is intended to enable organizations to intelligently govern the selection of the optimal project or other investment portfolios, and successfully execute on all the selected projects and investments. New management and analysis capabilities within Oracle's Primavera Portfolio Management 8 help increase an organization's ability to proactively identify risks, analyze their impacts and take appropriate action through easily accessible data comparisons and trending analysis. The solution also supports organizations with transparency into why portfolio investment choices were made, as well as visibility of progress and achievement of those investments.

New capabilities within Oracle's Primavera Portfolio Management 8 include a new versioning capability enables organizations to easily monitor changes and check progress against past performance and future milestones, improving accountability and the success rate of delivering on expected returns; enhanced visual aids to improve investment collaboration and comprehension; and an improved ability to intelligently manage multiple investment types enables organizations so that they can make more timely decisions as they expand their portfolio management processes throughout the enterprise.

"Organizations are under pressure to ensure that they are not only spending money on the right things, but also flawlessly executing on those investments," states Joel Koppelman, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle's Primavera Global Business Unit. "With the launch of Oracle's Primavera Portfolio Management 8, Oracle is effectively delivering an enterprise portfolio ‘GPS' that gives organizations the information and capabilities they need to optimize both the selection and management of any type of investment. This is a very powerful combination that helps ensure that organizations maximize the value of their portfolios of investments."

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