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ORACLE PROJECT PORTFOLIO


MANAGEMENT INTEGRATION
PACK FOR PRIMAVERA P6 AND
ORACLE E-BUSINESS SUITE

Leveraging Oracle’s Application Integration Architecture, the


Oracle Project Portfolio Management Integration Pack for
Primavera P6 and Oracle E-Business Suite brings together the first
true Enterprise PPM solution. This pre-built integration combines
“THE FIRST TRUE Primavera’s best in class work management application with Oracle
ENTERPRISE PPM EBS’ best in class financial management solution in a configurable
SOLUTION.” application designed to meet the unique requirements of your
organization.
FEATURES
End-to-End Project Portfolio Management Business Process
• Create your projects in
Primavera or Oracle EBS
According to the Standish Group International, approximately 71% of all IT projects
• Choose your level of fail to meet expectations of time, cost, or quality. In addition, core PPM solutions
summarization or integrate all have traditionally operated in silos separate from other key enterprise processes.
task details
The Oracle PPM Integration Pack for Primavera P6 and Oracle E-Business Suite
• Integrate Financial Plans or
Workplans removes the silos that separate traditional PPM and ERP systems while improving
• Synchronize global resources your project success rate. Now you can manage your full project lifecycles by
and rates between
aligning your back-office budgets and costs with project operations to ensure
applications
• Capture actual costs in Oracle
accurate forecasting of costs, resources and schedules.
and send to Primavera
The Process Integration Pack (PIP) is pre-built using process integration best
• Configure synchronization to
run when you choose practices. The PIP will provide enterprises with the foundation to support integrated
project based business processes thus eliminating the need for duplicate data entry
BENEFITS and lowering the chance of errors and the risk to your project.
• Flexible setup options allows
you to match integration to
your business needs
• Automated synchronization
eliminates manual
intervention
• Reduce project risk by having
everyone using the same data
• Align project schedules with
procurement schedules for
greater cash flow
management
• Support by Oracle means Figure 1. Oracle PPM Integration Pack Process Flow
future proof upgrades
• Lower Total Cost of Leverage the Best That Oracle Projects Has To Offer
Ownership over time
By adding Primavera’s leading PPM solution to E-Business Suite Projects we have
created a complete end-to-end project management solution including financial,

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resource and schedule management.

Ultimate Flexibility of Data Integration


The Oracle PPM Integration Pack for Primavera P6 and Oracle E-Business
Suite(EBS) has been designed to give you complete control over how and when
your data is synchronized between the applications. By leveraging the technology
of the AIA architecture we provide an intuitive and adaptable interface between
Primavera P6 and Oracle EBS Project Costing and/or EBS Project Management.
The level of detail transferred between the applications is configurable by you and
determined by your specific business requirements. This ensures a timely and
efficient transfer of information between the applications.

To further ensure data consistency between the applications the PIP will control
which system serves as the master for data. Global information regarding resources
and rates will be controlled by EBS Projects as well as all financial cost information.
Primavera P6 will control the schedule and the resource assignments. This ensures
that both systems are fully utilizing their strengths while leveraging the strength of
the other application.

Another key feature in the Oracle PPM Integration Pack for Primavera P6 and
Oracle E-Business Suite is the flexibility to choose where you want to create your
projects. The PIP has provided the ability to create a project in either application
and gather the relevant details to establish the project in the other application. This
provides the ultimate flexibility in your business process to support your specific
requirements.

Finally, the Oracle PPM Integration Pack for Primavera P6 and Oracle E-Business
Suite provides you with options as to when you want to synchronize your data.
Some projects may require more frequent updates due to higher visibility to the
organization and others may not require synchronization but once a month. With the
provided controls you will have the ability to schedule the frequency of when a
project is synchronized so that your data is available when and where it is needed.

Figure 2. Integration Options setup page

Future Proof Your Investment With Oracle


The cost to retain resources to build and maintain a custom integration can really
add up over time and become a burden as the Oracle applications are changed. By

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RELATED PRODUCTS investing in the Oracle PPM Integration Pack for Primavera P6 and Oracle E-
Business Suite you are future proofing your integration through any future upgrades
By integrating Oracle’s
and thus eliminating continuous rework as the applications continue to be enhanced.
Primavera project portfolio
management applications You can keep the total cost of building, supporting and maintaining your integration
with Oracle’s EBS Projects to a minimum by choosing the Oracle PPM Integration Pack without having to add
solutions, the Oracle PPM
Integration Pack makes or retain additional resources to do so.
forecasting schedules,
costs, and resource usage The Oracle Advantage
easy for all members of a
project team. As a result, Oracle Application Integration Architecture (AIA) is a solution that delivers pre-
project managers are able to built content, templates and methodology for orchestrating agile user-centric
make better-informed
business processes across enterprise applications. The integration packs include
decisions, ensuring that an
organization’s projects everything you need to rapidly enable service-oriented applications, from business
remain constantly aligned processes to common objects and services, to SOA Governance, at greatly reduced
with its business objectives.
cost. AIA Process Integration Packs are designed to be easily extended to evolve as
your business changes, allowing you to respond to customer and market needs with
RELATED PRODUCTS
greater agility and flexibility. Customers can realize increased efficiency in cross
The Oracle PPM Integration
Pack for Primavera P6 and application business processes, by using cleansed, consolidated and enriched
Oracle E-Business Suite customer data while achieving lower cost of ownership.
works with the following
products: Built on Oracle Fusion Middleware’s Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and
• Primavera P6 Enterprise
BPM products, Oracle AIA transforms rigid IT systems into flexible, integrated
Project Portfolio
Management environments that can adapt and scale to business needs. Customers can gain
• Oracle EBS Project comfort in knowing that all Oracle provides a complete integration solution that is
Costing
fully supported, enhanced and maintained by Oracle thus minimizing any risk
• Oracle EBS Project
Management
associated with integration projects.

Contact Us
For more information about Oracle PPM Integration Pack for Primavera P6 and
Oracle E-Business Suite, please visit oracle.com or call +1.800.ORACLE1 to speak
to an Oracle representative.

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