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Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Edition
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NEWS
Project Portfolio Management Is Key to CEO Success
Chief executives in project-intensive industries are under especially high pressure to deliver complex, lengthy projects within predetermined schedules. Now a new white paper, In the Firing Line: The Impact of Project and Portfolio Performance on the CEO, looks at the direct link between the health of the portfolio and CEO performance.
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Connecting with the Field: Mobile Apps Boost Collaboration
New mobile applications can create a platform that provides data access and efficient, repeatable business processes throughout project lifecycles. A new white paper from Oracle looks at the role of these mobile applications and how they’re improving communications not only between owners and contractors but also among all members of project teams.
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Life Sciences Leader Covance Strengthens Its Portfolio Management Processes
Covance, one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive drug development services companies, recently implemented Oracle’s Primavera Portfolio Management to standardize IT project portfolio governance processes. “With Oracle’s Primavera Portfolio Management and our staged-gate methodology, we have transformed IT project portfolio management at Covance,” says Jason Davis, the company’s senior director of IT governance, portfolio management, and process excellence.
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SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP SPOTLIGHT
Reconnecting the Customer Community—Oracle Primavera Special Interest Group
The Oracle Primavera Special Interest Group (OPSIG) plays a key role in continuing the tradition of Oracle user group communities. Run by customers for customers, the user group offers a venue to share best practices, tips, and tricks, as well as interact with Oracle product and customer support teams.
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BLOGOSPHERE
Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management
Check out the new Oracle/Primavera blog, dedicated to enterprise project portfolio management information, insights, and trends. Read a recent post.

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FEATURED VIDEOS
Earned Value Lite: 10 Steps to Successful Earned Value Management

EVM Lite

Watch more Oracle’s Primavera videos, including Primavera P6 Analytics and Improving Capital Investment Portfolios.

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WEBCASTS
Making the Leap to Enterprise with Oracle’s Primavera

EPPM Webcast Series, Part I: Plan: Aligning Project Selection and Prioritization with Corporate Objectives
Earned Value Management: How Agencies Are Cracking the Code to Do More with Less
Managing Generation and Transmission and Distribution Projects Successfully Using Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Featuring BC Hydro

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RESOURCE CENTER
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.
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
Available in English | Portuguese.

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FEATURED READING
Improving Project Outcomes and Minimizing the Impact of Change Through Collaboration

E-Book: Oracle’s Project Portfolio Management Solutions: Optimized for Utilities
E-Book: Success Strategies for Oil and Gas Projects
E-Book: Simplify IT and Unleash Innovation

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CUSTOMER SUCCESS STORIES
ULJANIK Shipyard Cuts Shipbuilding Planning Process Time by 50 Percent
ITC InfoTech Closely Monitors Resources, Improves Communication with Detailed Project Status Reports
Covance Inc. Supports Staged-Gate Product Reviews, Expands Stakeholder Collaboration, and Improves Project Management Outcomes
The Pike Company Gains Competitive Advantage, Cuts Risk by Integrating Project Management Solution with Environment for Building Information Modeling
Webcor Builders Coordinates Construction Schedules and Mitigates Potential Delays More Efficiently with Integrated Project Management

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ORACLE EPPM IN THE NEWS
Computer Business Review: Oracle Unveils the New Version of Its Primavera Inspire for SAP
Information Management: New Product News
Profit Magazine: Handle with Care
Sound project management helps AmeriCares bring international aid to those in need.
Oracle Gift Supports AmeriCares Aid Deliveries Worldwide

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PRESS RELEASES
Oracle Unveils Oracle’s Primavera Inspire for SAP 8.0
AmeriCares Implements Oracle's Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management to Support Critical Global Relief and Aid Operations
Oracle Introduces New Oracle User Productivity Kit Prebuilt Content for Oracle's Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Applications
View All Primavera Press Releases
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SPECIAL OFFER
Oracle Exastack Partner

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FEATURED TRAINING
Learn how to efficiently and effectively implement and use Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Release 8.2.

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management
Oracle Primavera P6 Analytics
  • Oracle’s Primavera P6 Analytics 8.x
    In this two-day course, learn how to build tables, charts, and reports to analyze Primavera P6 data, and how to view preconfigured reports and dashboards.

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EVENTS
Oracle Sponsors AACE International's 56th Annual Meeting
July 8
San Antonio, Texas

Oracle Is Proud to Sponsor the 6th BNamericas Andean Energy Summit
July 11
Bogota, Columbia

Oracle Sponsors PMI Portland Chapter’s 11th Annual Conference
August 16
Portland, Oregon

Oracle Is Proud to Sponsor the PMTools 2012 Expo
August 29
São Paulo, Brazil

Oracle OpenWorld
September 30–October 4
San Francisco, California

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

View Upcoming Primavera Events

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