Key Features Comparison Table 2017-01-17T19:58:51+00:00

Key Features Comparison Table

Comparison of the Features of the "Stand-Alone" PMPlan Standard (STD)© and PMPlanPro (PRO)© tools, and the "Multi-User" PMPlan Premier (PRE)© and PMPlan Enterprise (ENT) tools.

KEY Features *

PMPlan PMPlan PMPlan PMPlan

 – Developing the Work Breakdown Structure –

STD

PRO

PRE

ENT

Interactive Master Work Breakdown Structure
(MWBS) view development

Integrated Scope Report Generation
(WBS, notes, objectives, BOEs)

A rich text file of the WBS with objectives, notes, and other information in Outline Form for import into word processors.

Interactive Graphic Logic Network view

Interactive Intergrated Master Schedule
(Graphic Gantt) View

Track Deliverables

Line Items
(list of sub-activities tracked, but not scheduled)

Position Milestones anywhere within the project

Recurring Activities
(i.e. progress reports, one row in Gantt)

Document Repository
(attach files to WBS elements)

Custom Calendars by Project and/or Activity

– Pricing –

STD

PRO

PRE

ENT

Multiple Burden Rate Tables
(Overhead, G&A, ODC, multi-year)

Pricing Type
(Government, Commercial, IR&D, Sales, etc.)

Time and Material
(T&M) Rates

Handle Job Categories and track cost variance between actual resource and job category rates, found in T&M Pricing

Costs and Resource Rollup to upper levels

Always see Total Project Cost when resource loading

Resource Driven Activity Duration

Level (move) Resources over-allocation from one resource to other resources

Number of colors displayed for allocation levels

Loading views can display Full Time Equivalents

Prevents Resource Loading at Upper Levels

Proposal Pricing & Documentation
(DCAA acceptable)

User Defined Proposal Reports

Multi-Level Resource Breakdown Structure

Organizational Breakdown Structure

Interactive Resource Total Loading Table
(Row – WBS elements / Columns – Resources).
This feature allows rapid initial costing of project

Interactive Resource Loading
(Total, Individual, periods) at activity level

Schedule Multiple Resources per Activity

Auto-Spread of Resources
(Flat, Front-End, Back-End, Custom)

Material Details per activity: Description, Vendor, Part Id, Unit Type, Cost per unit, Basis, and Quantity by period

Travel Details per activity with Travel between, Persons, Days, Airfare, Per Diem, Car Rental, Basis, and Quantity by Period.

Basis of Estimate Field

Invoicing Plan

– Project Tracking and Earned Value –

STD

PRO

PRE

ENT

Work Authorizations

Provides Earned Value Methodology

Flexible EVM Measurements
(% comp., 0%-100%, 20%-80%, others)

Insert Earned Value Milestones

Contract Performance Report-Lite
(CPR Format 1)

Contract Performance Reports
(CPR Formats 1 thru 5:  DoD-I-5000.2)

Multi-Baselines with comparisons

Estimate-At-Completion
(EAC) snapshots with comparisons

Change Request – go through approval process before committed

– Project Tools –

STD

PRO

PRE

ENT

Risk Assessments
(Schedule & Cost)

DMCA 14 Point Assessment

Summarize Multiple Projects

Archive Project
(has archive database)

Multi-users access to projects

Flat File import of Actual Data

Direct import of Actuals from Company Accounting System

Opt

Imports MS Project XML files
(WBS, Logic Network, Schedule)

Exports MS Project XML files
(WBS, Logic Network, Schedule)

Transfer any table text to spreadsheet applications

Workforce Module

Opt

Portfolio Module

Opt

– Specifications –

STD

PRO

PRE

ENT

Activities per Project

5,000

10,000

32,000

32,000

Milestones per Project

5,000

10,000

32,000

32,000

Number of Characters in Objective/Scope/Basis Of Estimate

8,000

16,000

32,000

32,000

Loading views can display Full Time Equivalents

Smallest Scheduling Unit

1 day

1 day

1 day

1 day

Number of Auto-Formatted Levels in Gantt View

6

6

6

6

Licensed by User Seat License

Licensed by Concurrent Users Method

Each Project is Separate Project File

All Projects stored in the same Central Database of Projects