Integrated Project Control         SystemsRichard Houghton - MTM Planning           Manager           The most comprehensi...
PCS - Ask ourselves•   Why you do that?•   Choices?•   Who needs to be involved?•   Making a rod for our own backs?•   Adv...
PCS – Background• Disparate stand alone systems• Manages the systems interfaces, data  capture, data mining, forecasting, ...
PCS - ObjectivesIntegrate our Financial, Estimating &Planning SystemsEliminate heavy reliance on excelCentralised, reliabl...
PCS – Our Choices   Use excel & generate reports using    extracted data   Use some middleware to integrate what    we a...
PCS – the ScopePRESENT                                                        FUTURE Expert       Primavera        MincomE...
PCS – the Components          The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
PCS – The Benefits• Consistent, traceable & accurate  forecasting/reporting• Analyse multiple projects enabling performanc...
PCS – Potential Performance   230% more likely to deliver more    than 90% of projects early/on time   188% more likely ...
PCS – Staff Implications•   Improved consistent processes•   Eliminate multiple data entry•   More time to analyse & revie...
PCS – Other Considerations   Common WBS   Practical & Useable   Clearly understood processes   Clear objectives   Sta...
PCS – The Risks • Procedure / Work flow     • User Adoption        • Training   • System Interfaces• Unrealistic expectati...
PCS – The Monster     The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
PCS – Conclusion Consistent methods & reporting Single data entry Historical data Best practice. Thank You   Richard H...
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This is a paper that was presented at the 2011 Insync Conference in Sydney, Australia in the Primavera Stream.
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In Sync11 Project Controls System

  1. 1. Integrated Project Control SystemsRichard Houghton - MTM Planning Manager The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
  2. 2. PCS - Ask ourselves• Why you do that?• Choices?• Who needs to be involved?• Making a rod for our own backs?• Advantages?• What is the organisational maturity?• Why is this becoming the thing to do? The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
  3. 3. PCS – Background• Disparate stand alone systems• Manages the systems interfaces, data capture, data mining, forecasting, earned value, reporting, timesheet processing, benchmarking & financial controls• Eliminate multiple entry of the same data into multiple systems The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
  4. 4. PCS - ObjectivesIntegrate our Financial, Estimating &Planning SystemsEliminate heavy reliance on excelCentralised, reliable & secure databaseData captured generates useable metricsConsistent workflow, procedures &reportingWin more work through excellenceProtect or increase our margin & efficiency The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
  5. 5. PCS – Our Choices Use excel & generate reports using extracted data Use some middleware to integrate what we already have Develop an in-house system Use an “off the shelf” system Do nothing The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
  6. 6. PCS – the ScopePRESENT FUTURE Expert Primavera MincomEstimation P6 Ellipse Expert Primavera Mincom Estimation P6 EllipseExtract Extract Extract Project MS Excel MS Excel Control System Reporting Reporting Reporting The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
  7. 7. PCS – the Components The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
  8. 8. PCS – The Benefits• Consistent, traceable & accurate forecasting/reporting• Analyse multiple projects enabling performance comparison• Effectively measure earned value & cashflow• Identification & processing of variations• Structured change control• Monitor risk allocation & funding• Capture historical data for benchmarking• Understand cause & effect The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
  9. 9. PCS – Potential Performance 230% more likely to deliver more than 90% of projects early/on time 188% more likely to deliver more than 90% of projects within budget 183% more likely to contain the budget overruns to be less than 10% 43% less likely to have poor performance on one project, have a ripple effect on others The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
  10. 10. PCS – Staff Implications• Improved consistent processes• Eliminate multiple data entry• More time to analyse & review results• Allows recommendations & corrective actions The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
  11. 11. PCS – Other Considerations Common WBS Practical & Useable Clearly understood processes Clear objectives Stakeholder buy-in The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
  12. 12. PCS – The Risks • Procedure / Work flow • User Adoption • Training • System Interfaces• Unrealistic expectations The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
  13. 13. PCS – The Monster The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
  14. 14. PCS – Conclusion Consistent methods & reporting Single data entry Historical data Best practice. Thank You Richard Houghton. MTM Planning Manager The most comprehensive Oracle applications & technology content under one roof
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