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ORACLE RAPID START FOR


ORACLE PROJECT MANAGEMENT

The Oracle Rapid Start solution for Oracle Project Management, part of the
Oracle Projects family of applications, provides companies with best-in-class
tools and methodology to effectively manage enterprise-wide projects,
programs, and initiatives including, compliance management, issue tracking,
HIGHLIGHTS: process improvement, offshoring, and professional services delivery.
ORACLE PROJECT
MANAGEMENT HAS BEEN Comprehensive Solution Enabling Rapid Enterprise-Wide Visibility
IMPLEMENTED AT MORE
THAN 2500 GLOBAL The Oracle Rapid Start solution for Oracle Project Management includes all the necessary tools,
CUSTOMERS ACROSS leading practices, and premium Extended Services to enable companies to quickly leverage this
DIVERSE INDUSTRIES
solution. Companies will be able to utilize the leading project management features implemented
INCLUDING:
using Oracle’s Unified Methodology and modify pre-built workflow rules, alerts, and reports to
• MASTERCARD
meet their specific needs. In addition, companies can also leverage Oracle’s Global Solutions
• TRANSGRID
Delivery team to ensure optimal application hosting, administration, and extended services.
• 7 ELEVEN
Solution Scope
• CH2MHILL
The Oracle Rapid Start solution for Oracle Project Management includes comprehensive project
• JACK IN THE BOX
management functionality, processes, and services thereby enabling companies to focus their
• DREAMWORKS
resources on optimizing their processes and prioritizing strategic initiatives. This offering
• AMERICAN DIABETES provides for a quickly deployed solution enabling a single source of truth for related project
ASSOCIATION
information. Benefits of this offering include:
• CAP GEMINI
• Project budgeting/financial planning, resourcing, costing, and billing/revenue management
• SAPIENS
with supporting workflow capabilities
• NASA JET PROPULSION
LABORATORY • Collaborative project issue tracking and change control

• Tracking and analysis of project expenditure and revenue recognition

• Monitoring project health using Earned Value Management (EVM) metrics

• Performance, exception, and program management reporting

• Integration to Microsoft Project and Microsoft Excel

The extent of these capabilities may vary depending upon whether or not other Oracle Projects
Suite applications such as Oracle Project Costing and Billing are also being implemented.

Solution Implementation Overview


The Oracle Rapid Start solution for Oracle Project Management includes the following
implementation approach:

• Define – Agreement in definition and collaboration on goals and objectives for the project
management solution. Scope may potentially include multiple phases to incorporate broader
functionality and additional workflows, and other capabilities.

• Design – Involves a review of your current project management processes and how they will

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be mapped to the out-of-the-box leading practices and configurations inherent in the


solution.

ORACLE CONSULTING • Build – This phase encompasses completes application configuration, testing, data loading,
DIFFERENTIATORS:
and CRP approvals to validate solution functions.
• Oracle Expertise in delivering • Transition – The tested and approved solution is moved into the planned production
best practices using
environment and the ‘Go-Live’ checklist and tasks are executed. End-user training is
standardized methodology,
process, tools, and resources completed as the final step before the ‘Go-Live’ cutover.

• Breadth of Services for Your


• Production – Rollout execution is supported and business usage is monitored by project
Needs to integrate functional team members and Oracle Extended Services to ensure a smooth and successful launch.
and technical services
necessary for optimal user
adoption
Project Resources and Major Deliverables
The Oracle Rapid Start solution for Oracle Project Management will require dedicated customer
• Aligned with Your Goals with a resources involvement as the team produces, reviews, and approves the following outputs:
cost-effective and
comprehensive solution • Project Scope Agreement Plan
resulting in project success
• Business Solution Design

• Test and Pilot Plan and Results

• User Deployment and Support Plan

The customer will need to provide adequate resources to support the necessary data/ process
gathering, interviewing, and organization objectives required by this project. Third party system
integration is not included as part of the Oracle Rapid Start project scope and will need to be
identified separately.

Comprehensive Premium Resource and Extended Services


The Oracle Rapid Start solution for Oracle Project Management is typically implemented in as
little as 12 weeks; specific implementation timelines may vary based on whether other Oracle
Projects Suite applications are being implemented and/or if integration with legacy systems,
customizations to the product, or custom reporting are required. We leverage senior resources to
advise you on the best project management solution and review all project implementation
considerations. In addition, we will also make various Oracle Extended Services resources
available to support your utilization of the Oracle Project Management solution.

Getting Started
Leverage Oracle’s methods, tools, and extensive experience with customer implementations
across diverse industries and geographies. Tight integration across Consulting, Development,
Support, Education, and Global Delivery puts the entire Oracle team behind your success. To
learn more, contact your local Oracle Consulting representative at 1-800-633-0615, email
ask-oracleconsulting_us@oracle.com, or visit www.oracle.com/consulting.

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