This rollout plan includes learned lessons and best practices from more than 300 implementations of our enterprise project management system. The structure should also hold for most business software and custom development rollouts.
]project-open[ is an "enterprise project management" (EPM) system similar to Microsoft Project Server , Oracle Primavera , Deltek , AtTask , OpenAir and many others. The purpose of these applications is to keep track of the operational and financial aspects of multiple projects (portfolios). Also, these systems tend to structure the communication between project members and stakeholders by means of formal reports and unstructured communication mechanisms including Wikis and discussion forums.
]po[ is typically used to manage:
The application is usually considered business-critical and affects between 30 and 3.000 employees per company. This is the reason why the rollout plan focuses on trust- and change-management.
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