5 Things to Consider When Deciding Whether to Upgrade Oracle’s Primavera P6 EPPM Software Enterprise-Wide


Oracle’s Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) software is a powerful tool for project and portfolio management. When considering an enterprise-wide upgrade, it’s crucial to evaluate multiple factors to ensure a successful transition. In addition to the considerations mentioned in the previous sections, choosing the right technical partner can significantly impact the upgrade process. This blog explores five key factors specific to Primavera P6 EPPM and highlights the importance of selecting a certified partner, such as Global PM, to assist in the upgrade.

Business Needs and Objectives

As mentioned previously, it’s essential to align the upgrade with your organization’s business needs and objectives. A certified partner like Global PM, specialized in Primavera P6, can help you conduct a comprehensive analysis to identify specific pain points and requirements that the upgrade can address.

Compatibility and Integration

Selecting a certified partner is crucial for ensuring compatibility and smooth integration with your existing infrastructure. Global PM’s expertise in Primavera P6 ensures that the upgrade will seamlessly integrate with your current systems, reducing the risk of compatibility issues.

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

A certified partner can provide valuable insights into the TCO, helping you understand the complete financial picture. Global PM can assist in calculating the costs involved in licensing, support, training, and any potential customizations, ensuring a realistic budget for the upgrade.

User Training and Adoption

Global PM, as an Oracle certified partner, can offer comprehensive training programs tailored to your organization’s needs. They can help ensure that your team is proficient in using the upgraded Primavera P6 EPPM software, minimizing disruptions and maximizing user adoption.

Security and Compliance

Security and compliance are paramount in the project management space. A certified partner like Global PM can ensure that the upgraded Primavera P6 EPPM software meets the latest security standards and helps your organization stay compliant with industry-specific regulations and requirements.

Importance of Choosing a Certified Partner

Picking the right technical partner can make a significant difference in the success of your Primavera P6 EPPM software upgrade. Oracle certified partners, like Global PM, bring a wealth of expertise and experience to the table. They understand the intricacies of Primavera P6 and can offer the following benefits:

  • In-depth knowledge of the software and its capabilities.
  • Access to the latest updates and features.
  • Proven track record in implementing Primavera P6 solutions for various industries.
  • Ongoing support and maintenance to keep your software up-to-date and secure.

In conclusion, upgrading Oracle’s Primavera P6 EPPM software enterprise-wide is a substantial decision that involves careful consideration of business needs, compatibility, costs, user adoption, and security and compliance. Collaborating with a certified partner like Global PM can greatly facilitate the process, ensuring a seamless and successful upgrade that aligns with your organization’s goals and keeps you at the forefront of project and portfolio management.

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