Project Management Software Systems

The eighth edition of the successful BARC report, “Project Management Software Systems” offers the most complete and up-to-date guide to a successful project management software selection program.

As well as providing detailed reviews of 28 leading products on the market, this report offers a wealth of best practice advice and background knowledge to help you conduct a swift and successful software evaluation and selection project.

This report is essential reading for any organization planning to purchase project management software, or any vendor in the project management space.

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Author: Dr. Mey Mark Meyer, Prof. Dr. Frederik Ahlemann
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Published: 2014

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Understand Project Management software

The first section of the report is a structured, easy-to-follow guide to the best practices and theory behind the tool selection process. Among the many highlights of this comprehensive report, you will discover:

  • The critical success factors in the product selection process;
  • The stages involved in the process of finding and implementing the right project management software;
  • Which types of project management software are best suited to your organization;
  • The various architectures and technologies behind the software; and
  • Explanations of the key functionalities typically offered by project management software systems.

The second section contains a detailed analysis of 28 market-leading products based on 260 criteria. Each product reviewed in this report is assessed and scored on the same criteria so that product comparisons can be made easily. A ‘product assessment’ and ‘assessment summary’ at the end of each review give you an easily digestible overview of the strengths and weaknesses of each these 28 project management software systems.

This 412-page report is available in print copy and PDF and is illustrated throughout with screenshots and fact sheets from all the products covered. Additions and updates to the report will be made available via online access.

Products Covered

Project Management Software Systems features detailed reviews of twenty-eight leading products.

Vendor Product Version
3pleP Development 3pleP Project Suite 5.6
Actano RPlan e3 1.3
Archimedon Admileo 3.2
Augeo Augeo6 6.2
aXcelerate aXc-Project 2013, 6.4
Business Operation Systems Top-Logic Project 5.7
CA Technologies PPM Clarity 13.2
Can Do Can Do Project Intelligence 4.4
Cataligent Projekt Cat4 4.5
Collinor Software Collinor 6.1
Contec-X Daptiv PPM 2013
Deltek Deltek Vision 6.2
GBS PAVONE GBS Project Management 11.5
Hewlett-Packard PPM Center 9.21
Information Desire Projectile 5.4
Inteco Saprima 2.5
ISIS iPlan 6.5
Microsoft Microsoft Project 2013
Oracle Primavera Suite P6 Release 8.3 SP1
Planisware Planisware Version 5 SP3
PLANTA Project 39.5
Planview Planview Enterprise 11
Projektron Projektron BCS 7.12
Proventis Blue Ant 10.2
SAP SAP Business Suite 08/2013
Scheuring hyperManager / resSolution 5.1 RTS
Sciforma Sciforma 6.0