TPG ProjectPowerPack is an off-the-shelf product for project management with Microsoft Power Platform. It serves as a centralized hub for accessing and collaborating on all of your company’s work and project management data. In project planning, you will benefit from its simple operation and the clear modern user interface of Microsoft Project for the Web (“Project Plan 1” license).
TPG have encompassed over 25 years of experience into this modular solution to achieve the most out of Microsoft Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, Dataverse & Teams.
TPG ProjectPowerPack can be fully operational in a matter of hours. It enables you to work with colleagues in a single shared solution by merging financials, documents, workflows, approvals and reporting for everyone.
The tool is built on the cloud-based Microsoft 365 platform, can grow as your organization does and has been designed to be expanded. Whether new requirements or an increase in PPM maturity, we have you covered to wherever your journey takes you next.
What you get from this central TPG ProjectPowerPack solution
TPG ProjectPowerPack was developed based on Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI and Dataverse. This solution integrates Microsoft Project for the Web for project planning and extends it with these features:
Instead of Project for the Web, you can use TPG Scheduler as an alternative planning interface. This does not change the functionality of TPG ProjectPowerPack.
“By combining various PM solutions in the Microsoft Power Platform, we were able to realize a state-of-the-art solution for project and portfolio management with the TPG ProjectPowerPack. It is integrated into all backend systems in one UI and as a single-point-of-truth.”
Andreas Stumpp, Associated Partner, Project Unit, MHP Management und IT-Beratung GmbH (a Porsche Company)
TPG ProjectPowerPack is installed as a package in your Microsoft 365 Tenant. After a minimal basis configuration, it is quickly available. In the course of a joint requirements analysis, it is possible to set up for example:
A role-based authorization concept controls access and the required functions for the various user groups, such as portfolio managers, project managers and project team members.
The licenses required on the customer side include:
In any case, we will support you in providing the necessary licenses as part of our CSP offer.
TPG ProjectPowerPack allows quick and easy implementation and gives access to the most important information. These are, for example, a project list, resource utilization and a comprehensive reporting package. The tool supports any organization that wants to plan and manage more than just a handful of projects. It is easy-to-use, a modern interface and is highly adaptable, and therefore ideal for setting up professional project and portfolio management in a short time.
Yes, with TPG ProjectPowerPack you can plan your resources in different ways: You can manage employees as well as skills or generic resources. In addition, financial data for budgets, schedule data and actual data can be planned and tracked at project level.
TPG ProjectPowerPack is based on the Microsoft Power Platform. It stores all data in a so-called Dataverse database in its own tenant in the Microsoft Cloud.
The technical deployment takes place within one day. The initial adaptation of the TPG ProjectPowerPack depends on the requirements. TPG ProjectPowerPack already offers a wide range of functions and ready-made configurations for standard project management use cases.
The training effort for TPG ProjectPowerPack depends on the role. The training for Project Managers usually lasts a day. Employees generally receive either video training or a handout with the most important functions.
In addition to the licenses for TPG ProjectPowerPack (and TPG Scheduler as an alternative to Project for the Web) that can be subscribed to from TPG, you need Microsoft licenses, which are differentiated by role or function:
All licenses can be increased over time and adapted to your actual needs.
Yes, TPG ProjectPowerPack uses the same technical platform as Microsoft Dynamics and can be integrated with many different systems such as SAP, Jira or DevOps with our proven integration solution TPG PSLink.
Yes, TPG ProjectPowerPack is already deeply integrated with Microsoft Teams by default. A separate team or channel can be created for each project and the project documents are managed in Microsoft Teams. It is, of course, also possible to display further project information such as the project status or the schedule within Microsoft Teams. A dedicated app for Microsoft Teams, which can be licensed additionally, provides an even better overview of all upcoming tasks of the team members as well as the project portfolio.
As TPG ProjectPowerPack is set up on the Power Platform, almost all data for projects, portfolios, programs, resources, etc. can be exported from Excel. In addition, Microsoft Project mpp-files can be imported.
No, because typically, Active Directory (AD) and Azure Active Directory (AAD) do not contain all the data needed for a resource pool. Certain basic data (e.g. starting date, leaving date, position, etc.) can be transferred from AD, AAD or another HR application using our proven integration solution TPG PSLink.
Yes, as part of the deployment of TPG ProjectPowerPack, the colors and company logo can be adapted to suit your company.
TPG The Project Group has been intensively developing TPG ProjectPowerPack since 2020 and issues a new product release every two months. As part of our roadmap, we will continue to offer our customers an insight into the next development steps for the future.
Yes, the basic technology of the Power Platform offers a wide range of possibilities for enhancements and extensions. On the one hand, you can customize the data model, but also forms and process steps. For many of our customers, we have integrated individual process solutions into TPG ProjectPowerPack, such as idea management or a project application process. With time you can also make these adjustments yourself as you build up the appropriate know-how or through training.
Yes, TPG ProjectPowerPack allows easy configuration of any currency. In the current version, the languages Arabic, English, French and German are supported. In future releases, Portuguese, Korean and Japanese will be added. Each user can choose their preferred language. In addition, as a customer, you can add any language version yourself with your own translations.
TPG ProjectPowerPack comes with a comprehensive reporting package based on Power BI. In total, more than 40 reports are available in the areas of portfolio, project, resource management and project applications.
Yes, TPG ProjectPowerPack already offers a project applications process in the standard version with customizable forms and approval workflows. A dedicated idea management or a project preliminary phase can be implemented as part of the extension by you as a customer as well as by TPG.
Yes, the authorization concept of TPG ProjectPowerPack is based on Microsoft Dynamics. This means that teams and security roles are defined which can also be extended. The extension
of the data model, the forms and the approval processes can also be implemented with little effort.
Yes, you can define any project in the system as a template. In addition, you can define different sets of functions for different templates. For example, some projects require extensive risk management, while others require a simple issue tracker.