Processes On Demand™ FAQs
What is Processes On Demand™?
Processes On Demand™ is an HTML-based enterprise repository that holds PMO content assets for the rapid set-up and institutionalizing of PMO processes, templates, dashboards and learning resources. It includes de facto standard process workflows, step-by-step guidance, process narration, template libraries, and supporting information to guide, increase productivity and save time for all those involved in the project process.
Also provided are hypertext links to Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and Document Management applications, as well as management processes for governance, portfolio management and project portfolio dashboarding. Processes On Demand™ saves an organization considerable time and money over other alternatives in the set-up, use and ongoing maintenance of PMO Content Assets.
How is Processes On Demand™ installed, customized and maintained?
Processes On Demand™ is installed in minutes simply by running the Processes On Demand™ setup.exe. The Processes On Demand™ framework of content is shipped with the Processes On Demand™ installation guide and administration guide. The installation guide provides comprehensive installation instructions and notes.
The Processes On Demand™ content framework is typically installed and runs on a web server (IIS, Apache, etc.). It can also be installed and run on a network fileshare. The Processes On Demand™ administrator’s guide provides comprehensive instructions, notes, screenshots, and annotations for the customization of Processes On Demand™ and ongoing maintenance such as updating or adding new processes and content.
Processes On Demand™ is completely customizable. All of the Processes On Demand™ HTML pages, workflow graphics, and template library files (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project) can be easily customized via page layout templates, library items, and the look, touch and feel of your intranet and/or collaboration environment.
What are the system requirements for Processes On Demand™?
Processes On Demand™ requires 16GB of network disk space and a server capable of rendering CSS. The architecture of Processes On Demand™ is a very simple HTML-based project management process framework. By design, there is no vendor-required backend database or functional application component, thereby allowing customers to use Processes On Demand™ with their choice of IT infrastructure, applications and tools.
Does Processes On Demand™ provide scalability for different project types and sizes?
Yes, Processes On Demand™ provides scalability for projects of different sizes and types in a number of ways. First, Processes On Demand™ enables the project manager to select and use the project management process best suited for the project effort.
Next, within the processes provided are project type guidelines and workflows for different project type sizes. In addition, Processes On Demand™ provides optional outputs, checklists and referential information to address unique project types and circumstances.
Does Processes On Demand™ provide project management templates?
Yes, the template library provides ready-to-use project management templates, forms, and checklists for PM and SDLC project management processes. The Processes On Demand™ project management templates are in the format of de facto standard user tools that most organizations already have, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project. For every work-to-be-completed output, a template in Microsoft Word is available. For work outputs that lend themselves to the functionality of a particular user tool such as a presentation, spreadsheet, or project schedule, templates are also available in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and MS Project.
The Processes On Demand™ project management templates are professionally designed and formatted, form field protected, and help-enabled in order to be useful and usable by project managers of all skill levels.
Is Processes On Demand™ aligned to the leading standards for project management?
Yes, Processes On Demand™ is aligned to and extends upon standards for project management. Processes On Demand™ enables organizations to institutionalize and fully use their investment in project management training and provides the ability for project management experts to play a key leadership role in educating and mentoring those involved in project management.
Does Processes On Demand™ work with PPM applications and collaboration platforms?
Yes, Processes On Demand™ is designed to work with and complement Project Portfolio Management (PPM) applications such as Microsoft Project Server, CA Clarity, HP PPM, Planview, etc., as well as platforms for collaboration such as Microsoft SharePoint and IBM Lotus.
Does Processes On Demand™ provide governance and portfolio management?
Yes, Processes On Demand™ provides a governance process and a portfolio management process that can be used as is or customized to the policies and guidelines desired by management for governance and portfolio management.
Does Processes On Demand™ provide project portfolio dashboarding?
Yes, Processes On Demand™ provides four project portfolio dashboards: Summary Status View, Gantt View, Cost View and Risk View. Collectively, the Processes On Demand™ dashboards provide project management executives and the leadership team with traditional traffic light indicators for project status and tracking measurements such as scope, schedule, budget, risk, SOx compliance and overall status. The Processes On Demand™ dashboards also provide integration to project portfolio management applications such as Microsoft Project Server and others.
Can we schedule an online demonstration to see Processes On Demand™?
Yes, private one-on-one demonstrations of Processes On Demand™ are available. Click here to schedule a demonstration.
How is Processes On Demand™ licensed and priced?
Processes On Demand™ is enterprise licensed. Processes On Demand™ is priced as a one-time license fee offering that includes the Processes On Demand™ content asset framework, unlimited internal user access and an onsite set-up program. There are no recurring costs or fees of any kind. Click here to contact us for pricing.
After the initial set-up, do customers get ongoing support and enhancements?
Yes, after the initial set-up, professional services are available (at a fee) for ongoing support.
Are there any recurring annual fees such as maintenance?
No, currently there are no per user monthly fees or recurring annual fees of any kind. Click here to contact us for pricing.
Is Processes On Demand™ applicable to any industry?
Yes, Processes On Demand™ is based upon and aligned to de facto standard approaches for project management and as such, it is applicable to and has been implemented in just about every industry.