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Portfolio Management

Portfolio Management is key to any business that needs to decide on the right investments and to maximize benefits with limited resources. In Antura Projects, senior management, PMO, and other stakeholders get an overall view on the group’s projects, and can analyze and govern the development of the entire project portfolio.

 

 

 

  • Manage project ideas
  • Prioritize projects, ideas and other initiatives
  • Align projects to strategic goals
  • Define customized portfolio, program and project properties
  • Group projects by portfolio, program, organisational unit, or any other optional perspective
  • Manage main and sub projects
  • Roll-up aggregated project data onto portfolio level
  • Select the optimal project mix
  • Simulate resources, costs, and benefits in multiple scenarios
  • Produce management reports for making informed decisions
  • Dashboards for portfolios and programs

Resource Management

The tool provides all features that any business needs to be able to work with resource management in an efficient way. Thanks to smooth functionality and visual views, Antura Projects can help you to stay on top of capacity planning and resource allocation.

 

 

 

 

  • Resource planning in projects, assignments, maintenance and line work
  • Capacity planning incl. availability and requests
  • Planning and follow-up by resource, role, team and organisational unit
  • Manage work load of employees and external resources, e.g. consultants
  • Manage resource conflicts, e.g. over and under bookings
  • Request and allocate resources
  • Follow-up on time reporting, analyze resource utilization and forecasting
  • Planned absence
  • Simulation of resource need
  • Graphical resource histograms
  • Competence management
  • Integrated project and resource planning
  • Improved communication when collaborating with resource owners, project managers, and resources
  • Common resource pool

Project Planning

The system offers many useful tools to simplify structuring and planning of WBS elements, tasks, and milestones over time.

 

 

 

 

  • Scheduling through drag and drop directly in the Gantt chart
  • Flexible management of graphical WBS structures (drag and drop)
  • Internal and external dependencies
  • Support for critical path
  • Status and progress reporting
  • Support for baseline versioning
  • Define customized task properties
  • Fully integrated with the organisation’s project model
  • Support for template projects
  • MS Project import and export

Cost Management

The system fully supports cost management with estimates, budgeting, actuals and forecasting on projects, tasks and cost categories.

 

 

  • Management of all types of costs
  • Support for cost centers, cost categories, and accounts
  • Support for investments (CAPEX) and expenses (OPEX)
  • Cost estimation and budgeting
  • Cost actuals with ERP system integration
  • Forecasting and trends
  • Earned Value Management
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Multi-currency support
  • Define customized cost item properties
  • Manage different scenarios
  • Automatic aggregated roll-up to portfolio level

Benefit Management

In Antura Projects, users can assess and calculate benefits that projects and programs will contribute to business goals. The system supports budgeting, follow-up and forecasting of benefits at both the project and portfolio levels.

 

  • Manage every benefit type, including increased sales revenues, improved efficiency or cost savings
  • Benefit estimation and budgeting
  • Benefit actuals (e.g. revenues) integrated with the organisation’s ERP system
  • Forecasting and trends
  • Liquidity and cash-flow analysis
  • Multi-currency support
  • Calculation of profit/loss and margin
  • Manage different scenarios
  • Automatic aggregated roll-up to portfolio level

Time Reporting

In the tool every co-worker and external consultant can report time in a simple and flexible way. Time reporting can serve as a basis for project follow-up as well as for payroll and billing.

 

 

  • Time reporting on projects, assignments, maintenance, and line work
  • Absence reporting
  • Detailed task and delivery reporting
  • Customized time codes
  • Hourly rates can be set on individual level, or by role, project and task
  • Progress and estimate to complete (ETC)
  • Approval of time reports
  • Create reports for billing purposes
  • Time reporting on mobile phones (Antura Projects Mobile)
  • Possible to integrate to other time reporting systems

Document Management

The system offers a comprehensive and flexible support for organizing documents and other files. The document management in Antura Projects provides flexibility, traceability and security to both internal and external stakeholders.

 

 

Collaboration & Communication

The system offers numerous intelligent and useful features to enable communication and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

 

 

 

 

Issue Management & Kanban

Issue management is used to manage all unplanned activities that always arise in a project, such as questions, change requests, error reports and reviews.

The functionality also supports agile project management.

 

 

  • Create, prioritize, assign and manage issues
  • Possibility to comment and subscribe
  • Possibility to define customized issue properties
  • Support for main and sub issues
  • Search for issues across multiple projects
  • Create customized issue workflows
  • Possibility to e-mail issues to an inbox
  • Agile project management with Kanban Boards

Risk Management

The system includes support for identifying, evaluating, managing and monitoring project risks according to established standards.

 

  • Risk assessment of probability and impact
  • Standard risks can be imported to projects
  • Possibility to define customized risk properties
  • Management of risk measures
  • Search for risks across multiple projects
  • Adaptable risk analysis model with optional scales and evaluation models
  • Automatic roll-up to portfolio level

Project Model Support

The system has a practical and completely integrated support for the organisation’s project models (e.g. XLPM, PPS, PRINCE2) and governance models (e.g. PM3).

 

 

  • Graphic display of the project or governance model
  • Toll gate functionality with configurable requirements
  • Support for parallel and serial decision-making processes with one or several instances
  • Connect your steering and supporting documents (document templates)
  • Integrated with project planning
  • Support for agile processes
  • Automatic roll-up to portfolio level

Reporting & Analysis

The system offers numerous options for reporting and analysis, both for single projects as well as for the complete project portfolio.

 

  • Views can be exported to Excel and PDF
  • Standard reports for projects and project portfolio
  • Create customized reports with the system’s report generator
  • Export data to Excel pivot
  • Simulation of resources, costs and benefits in various scenarios
  • Customized reports to suit the organisation’s needs

Charts & Dashboards 

Using the chart and dashboard features, senior management, PMO and other stakeholders can create visual charts and dashboards straight in Antura Projects.

The tool offers a wide array of chart types. Creating new charts is just as easy as adjusting already saved chart configurations.

 

 

  • Chart types such as pie, bar, stacked bars, line, area and bubble
  • Interactive chart display and data selection
  • Create charts from scratch or based on a saved configuration
  • Save an unlimited number of chart configurations or dashboards
  • Easy to export as images or PDF
  • Share dashboards with other users

Integrations & API

Antura Projects can easily integrate to products of other vendors. We offer web service based APIs as well as file based integrations.

The system also has built-in support for integrations with user catalogues and authentication solutions.

 

  • Import/export cost and effect budget, actuals and forecast
  • Integrate time reporting, HR systems and document management tools
  • Integrate with Active Directory, LDAP, ADFS (WS-Federation) and SAML 2
  • Off the shelf integrations with Jira and MS SharePoint
  • Integrations are available for e.g. SAP, Agresso/Unit4, Raindance, Visma, IFS, Movex/Infor, Jeeves, MS Dynamics NAV and AX, and JDE
  • Supports most standardized service protocols (SOAP and REST)
  • Supports file transfer (XML, CSV or column delimited files)

our offices

Sweden

Gothenburg office (HQ)

Antura AB
Västra Hamngatan 13 A
411 17 Gothenburg

Stockholm office

Antura AB
Vasagatan 40
111 20 Stockholm

Denmark

Copenhagen office

Antura A/S
Rådhuspladsen 16
1550 København

UK & Ireland

London office

Antura Software UK Limited
2nd & 6th Floor, New London House 6 London Street
London, EC3R 7LP
UK