Project management approach

Professional project management gives companies a crucial competitive edge. Securing the consistency of its operative and strategic aspects makes your company unbeatable! We develop your project management skills further!
Whether your company is large or small, whatever the maturity of its project management, we have the right solution for you thanks to our rigorous process orientation! Our approach is role-focused, modular, industry-specific and practice-oriented.
myPARM PM is part of the «myPARM Premium Integrated Framework™»

Concerning Initiative Mittelstand 2013, our solutions are the best in the categories «E-Business», «Branch Software» and «Quality Management»:

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Operative Project Management

Benefits
  • Efficient project management and -controlling without media disruption

  • Very short implementation time.
    Pre-configured best practice solutions by industry and preferred project methodology enables us to provide our software in live operation in just 1 week after ordering.

  • Easy integration into existing IT infrastructure due to more than 30 standard interfaces

  • Automated invoicing, IFRS proofed and compliant

  • International usage by various legal entities (Multi-tenancy / multi-currency / multi-language)

  • Compliance of legal regulations and internal company rules

  • Consistent parm internal support of communication, collaboration and duty management

  • Consistent Risk- and Quality Management (Plan, Do, Check, Act)

  • Increased planning reliability due to consistent ways of budgeting ("top-down" and "bottom-up")

  • Focus on the essentials due to individual configurable cockpits

  • Available data and processes according to role and responsibility of user within the company

  • SOX-compliant auditing through approval processes, versioning, journaling and secure archiving

  • Minimized administrative burden through automated adaption (tailoring) of processes and input masks

  • Time savings by the use of best practice and custom defined project templates

  • Minimal training requirements through intuitive user interface and optimised user guidance

  • Easy to read status reporting due to concise graphical representation

  • High availability through support of mobile devices (iOS, Android, Windows Phone)

  • Interactive on-line reporting in the system by the user

  • Web-based application, available in the Cloud or on-premise (local) both for rental as well as for one-time purchase

  • High investment security due to consideration of latest scientific aspects and more than 18 years of international experience

  • Further development is ensured for more than 16,000 users in 38 countries

  • Uniform project methodology through the use of specific product versions by standards such as PMBoK, PRINCE2, ICB and agile project management

  • Continously improvement of project management by integrated "Lessons Learned" support

  • Risk and cost reduction through customisation capabilities of the system (processes, additional fields, reports, graphs, dashboards) without the need of programming

Functions
  • Multi-Project and Multi-Product Management

  • Employee portal (intranet)

  • Project communication (collaboration, duty management, messenger)

  • Content management/integrated document management

  • Workflow designer

  • Timesheet (time and expenses recording)

  • WBS/Gantt

  • Lead/offer management including use of mind maps

  • Project budget and forecast management with uncertainty and contingency management

  • Resource management

  • Change management

  • Invoicing (electronic or paper) and payment control

  • Risk & opportunity management

  • Alerting and notification via SMS, email etc.

  • Controlling/reporting

  • Earned value analysis

  • Evaluation of scenarios by Monte Carlo Simulation

  • Report generator

  • Mobile time recording, duty management and communication

  • Full integration of project management into the program and portfolio management

More about the benefits and functions (PDF, 562 kb) Flyer operative Project Management (PDF, 323 kb)

Project management system (tactical and strategic Multi-Project Management)

Benefits
  • Data consolidation of operative project management

  • Module of strategic project management is fully integrated with third parties operational project Management Systems used by your company

  • Easy integration into existing IT infrastructure due to more than 30 standard interfaces

  • Automated calculation of custom specific early warning indicators

  • Project portfolio can be created target-oriented by means of integrated optimising functionalities

  • Automated notification when reaching limits of an early warning indicator

  • Minimise risks and costs through the early detection of trends, risks, problems and deviations from plan by the use of an integrated traffic light system and custom defined escalation mechanism

  • Continuous navigation (no media breaks) with drill-down capabilities from strategic, tactical to operational level and vice versa

  • Ease of workload by regular measurement of management performance indicators and automated report generation

  • Focus on the essentials of the group-wide project information by the use of individually configurable cockpits

  • Data availability according to the user's role within the company

  • International usage by various legal entities (multi-tenancy / multi-currency / multi-language)

  • Compliance of legal regulations and internal company rules

  • Interactive on-line reporting by the user

  • User-friendly, state-of-the art user interface enables intuitive operation with extremely low training effort

  • Graphical and tabular reports

  • Integrated report generator

  • High investment security due to consideration of latest scientific aspects and more than 18 years of international experience

  • Risk and cost reduction through customisation capabilities of the system (processes, additional fields, reports, graphs, dashboards) without the need of programming

Functions
  • Multi-project management system

  • Early warning system

  • Project view

  • Program view

  • Portfolio view

  • Enterprise view

  • Project communication (collaboration, duty management, messenger)

  • Content management/integrated document management

  • Consistent risk and quality management (Plan, Do, Check, Act)

  • Support of mobile devices (iOS, Android, Windows Phone)

  • Alerting and notification via SMS, email etc.

  • Report generator

More about the benefits and functions (PDF, 406 kb) Brochure on strategic project management (PDF, 328 kb) Flyer on strategic project management (PDF, 572 kb) Flyer Early Warning System (PDF, 399 kb)

PRINCE2 Edition

The multiple award-winning, market leading and industry independent PRINCE2 project management solution
The process-driven myPARM PRINCE2 Edition fully supports your project business according to PRINCE2 methodology, thus ensuring projects with…
… controlled start, controlled stage boundaries and controlled end
… focus on business justification and risk

… a defined organizational structure

… decision points for flexible interactions

… regular, scheduled checks of progress

… possibility for corrections by management when not in line with plan (exception handling)

… commitment of management and stakeholders at the right time and for the right topics

… good communication channels between steering committee, project team and other stakeholders

… provision / creation of the 26 management products such as PID, Business Case etc. These are either completely integrated into the system and/or available by preconfigured templates.

Benefits
  • Easy integration into existing IT infrastructure due to more than 30 standard interfaces

  • International usage by various legal entities (multi-tenancy / multi-currency)

  • Very short implementation time.
    Pre-configured best practice solutions by industry and preferred project methodology enables us to provide our software in live operation in just 1 week after ordering

  • Minimal training requirements through intuitive user interface and optimised user guidance

  • Web-based application, available in the cloud or on-premise (local) both for rental as well as for one-time purchase

  • High investment security.
    Risk and cost reduction through customisation capabilities of the system (processes, additional fields, reports, graphs, dashboards) without the need of programming.

Functions
  • Starting up a project

  • Initiating a project

  • Directing a project

  • Controlling a stage

  • Managing stage boundaries

  • Managing product delivery

  • Closing a project

  • Project and process tailoring

  • Project templates

  • Workflow management

  • Dashboards

  • Custom reports

  • Risk-, Quality- and Issue register

  • Lessons learned and Daily log

  • Gantt / WBS

  • Invoicing

  • Budgeting

  • Time and expenses recording

  • Alerting and notification via SMS, email etc.

  • Support of mobile devices (iOS, Windows Phone, Android)

  • Export to Office formats (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), CSV, PDF, XML, TIFF…

myPARM PRINCE2 Edition product brochure (PDF, 406 kb) PRINCE2 Use Case (PDF, 328 kb)

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Hosting (PVDC)

Our offer

If you already want to save valuable working time and high investment costs for your project management solution, we offer the operative and strategic myPARM application by means of cloud technology.

Thus you can rent myPARM on a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) basis. This includes making the project management solution available on a server as well as administrative tasks. Your data is in a Private Virtual Data Center which means that your data is in an individualised private environment.

More about hosting (PVDC) (PDF, 298 kb) Publication "Project Management solutions in the Cloud" (PDF, 501 kb)
Your benefits
  • Your data in a private environment in Switzerland

  • Ultra-stable environment, highest availability through cloud technology

  • Less IT employees are needed (savings up to 30%)

  • Backup, data security (everything in Switzerland)

  • No high investment costs are needed (no server infrastructure is needed, no expensive server and operative system licence needed)

  • You can concentrate on your core competencies

  • You pay only for what you actually use (flexible resources)

  • The software is up to date at all times

  • Improved performance

  • The data are saved several times (security)

  • The servers are located in Switzerland (back ups also in Switzerland)

  • Independence from other customers

  • Server availability is guaranteed at all times (99,999 %)

  • IT resources can be adjusted dynamically to your business development

Costs

In addition to providing the software in a classical way on-premise (locally installed on your server) rented or as one-time fee, we're glad to offer you as well the possibility of hosting as an alternative variant.

Benefit from flexible myPARM licences and hosting!
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parm ltd. licenses myPARM and the hosting service on the basis of the number of users: they can be easily scaled to user needs. We offer various options depending on the desired range of functions.
For a monthly fee, you can also rent the myPARM licences.
You can naturally extend your desired package in a flexible way. We will be pleased to advise you in compiling your licence and hosting options.
The final costs result from individual customer requirements, i.e. the range of functions. Don’t hesitate to ask us – we will be pleased to give you further information.

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