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Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Edition
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NEWS
Survey Probes the Project Management Concerns of Financial Services Executives
What are the top reasons why large projects in the financial industry fail to meet budgets, schedules, and other key performance criteria? Unrealistic project goals are the roadblocks to success, according to 400 senior executives who participated in a new survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Oracle.
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Smarter Ways to Unlock Your Unused Contingency Budgets
With cash flow increasingly important in the current economy, senior executives are looking for smarter ways of unlocking unused funds for new or ongoing capital expenditure projects. With project contingency budgets on average equaling10 percent of overall costs, are you confident that you can release this cash without risking existing investments or the health of your overall project portfolio?
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Centralized Project Management Brings Needed Cost Controls to Growing Brazilian Firm
To bring greater efficiency and centralized project management capabilities to its operations, fast-growing firm CPqD chose Oracle’s Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management.
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COLLABORATE 13 SPOTLIGHT
Don't Miss the Primavera Track Call for Presentations
COLLABORATE 13, April 7–11, 2013 in Denver, Colorado, is the premier event for Primavera and Unifier power-users to learn best practices from successful customers as well as hear details on the latest product functionality from the Primavera team. With over 50 sessions dedicated to Primavera products, users will also be able to learn about Primavera's complete product suite and network with other customers and partners within the Primavera community. Customers can also attend hundreds of sessions on Oracle's complete product suite.

Share your Primavera success story by submitting a presentation proposal. Deadline for submissions: Wednesday, October 31, 2012.
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BLOGOSPHERE
Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management
Check out the new Oracle’s Primavera blog, dedicated to enterprise project portfolio management information, insights, and trends. Stay up to date with Oracle Primavera and read a recent post.
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FEATURED VIDEOS
Mega Project Management Video White Paper: Mega-Project Management—Reducing Risk and Complexity Across the Value Chain

Did you find that video white paper useful? Get the Success Strategies for Oil and Gas Projects e-book to view more videos and discover how industry leaders are using project portfolio management solutions.
The Portfolio Management Challenge: Video Interviews from The EPPM Board
What are the challenges to gaining enhanced portfolio visibility across an extended global operation? How are cultural differences in emerging markets impacting the project environment? Is risk being addressed in an agile and productive manner? These were some of the topics recently discussed with members of The EPPM Board in a series of video interviews, now available in English, French, German, Chinese, and Russian.
Watch more Oracle’s Primavera videos on topics including Primavera Portfolio Management and Primavera solutions for the public sector.
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WEBCASTS
Webcast Series: Drive Project Success and Financial Performance with Business-Critical Enterprise Project Portfolio Management
Watch this Webcast series to learn more about driving project success and financial performance with business-critical enterprise project portfolio management—and discover more about the link between enterprise project portfolio management, enhanced operational performance, and better financial results. Access the series on demand in English and Chinese.
  • Part I: Plan—Aligning Project Selection and Prioritization with Corporate Objectives
  • Part II: Build—Consistently Delivering Successful Projects to Ensure Financial Success
  • Part III: Operate—Ensuring Consistency and Repeatable Success

Making the Move to Oracle’s Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management 8.2 to Drive Your Business Forward
Crystal Ball for Continuous Improvement: The Right Technology at the Right Time
How McCarthy Building Company, Inc. Sustains Growth with Oracle’s Primavera
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RESOURCE CENTERS
Get the information you need quickly and easily through Oracle’s Primavera online resource centers.

Oracle’s Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Microsite
Available in English | French | German | Chinese | Russian | Japanese. Now also available in Portuguese | Spanish.
Power, Energy, and Process Industries Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Resource Center
Public Sector Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Resource Center
Engineering and Construction Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Resource Center
Now available in English | Portuguese.
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WHITE PAPERS
Connecting to the Field: Improving Communication and Collaboration Between Owners and Contractors with Mobile Applications
Simplifying Programs for Better Performance and Reinvestment Opportunities in the Public Sector
Improving Project Outcomes Through Collaboration in the Oil and Gas Industry: A Hart Energy White Paper Sponsored by Oracle
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SURVEY
EIU Benchmarking Survey: Project Oversight in Financial Services
See how your views compare with those of other financial services industry executives. Share with your prospects and customers this five-minute survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Oracle.
Click here to begin the survey.
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CUSTOMER SUCCESS STORIES
Military Health System Improves Reporting to Augment Medical Capabilities
Petrobras Meets Construction Deadlines for a US$15 Billion Refinery with Use of a Project Management Tool
dSPACE GmbH Enhances Multiproject Planning Capabilities and Resources
Parkland Health and Hospital System Comes in US$14 Million Under Budget for New Hospital, Central Plant and Parking Structure Using Project Management Solution
View more customer success stories.
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ORACLE EPPM IN THE NEWS
Constructech: 2012 Technology Transformation
The Wall Street Journal: Oracle Agrees to Acquire Skire
CRN: Oracle Expands Project Management Offerings with Skire Acquisition
IDG News Service: Oracle Buys Skire to Boost Its Primavera Project Management Software
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SOCIAL MEDIA
Oracle Primavera
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SPECIAL OFFER
OPN Specialized
OPN Exastack Partner
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EVENTS
Oracle Is Proud to Sponsor PMI Global Congress 2012—North America
October 20–23, 2012
Vancouver, Canada

Oracle Is Proud to Sponsor CMAA National Conference and Trade Show
October 21–23, 2012
Chicago, Illinois

Oracle Sponsors the Construction Users Roundtable National Conference
November 12–14, 2012
Lake Buena Vista, Florida

View upcoming Primavera events.
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