TPG QuickStart is a turnkey product giving you your own cost-effective starter solution for project and resource management – in just a few weeks. Based on Project Online (or Microsoft Project Server on-premises), you will be able to use a well-proven, centralized and powerful platform for planning, information and communication in no time.
TPG QuickStart is based on the powerful Microsoft Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solution. As all of its components are embedded in SharePoint Server / SharePoint Online and based on Project Server / Project Online, you have all the functions for project and resource management at your fingertips, along with business intelligence, reporting, document management and list management features.
Everyone in your company who is involved in projects can use this common work environment and information platform: company executives, the PMO, resource / team managers, project managers, and project team members.
Depending on your job role, you will benefit from some or all of the following areas using the new Project Online (or Project Server) solution:
|Scheduling||Complete your projects on time and keep on top of changes with clear task and progress overviews.|
|Time and task management||Use a common central approach to manage timesheets and scheduling.|
|Reporting||Make fast, well-founded decisions based on meaningful data, helping you to proactively manage your projects.|
|Resource management||Optimize your project team’s workload and prevent underload or overload in good time.|
|Problem and risk management||Keep track of problems and risks so that you can minimize or prevent them.|
|Cost management||Monitor how costs are evolving and ensure that your project stays within budget.|
|Collaboration||Make it easier for team members to work together – that helps you meet a key prerequisite for effective project implementation and success.|
|Idea management||Record ideas centrally, then analyze them and decide how to implerment them.|
|User-defined fields||Make it even easier to achieve your goals by including additional details on project status, phase, sponsor, invoicing and objectives.|
|Project health||Keep your finger on the pulse of your projects with indicators and views of costs, duration, hours worked and deadlines.|
|Dashboards and reports||Use the detailed dashboards to keep track of portfolios, projects and the resource situation.|
|Interface and usability||The modern interface allows you to navigate your system easily and find what you want faster.|
|Project site||The project sites in SharePoint are clearly laid out and group all project-specific information in a central place, thereby supporting collaboration between project members.|
TPG QuickStart is the ideal approach for you if you are
The solution is ready to use quickly and based on standardized Microsoft technology – helping you achieve these goals rapidly and at a fixed price.
TPG QuickStart can also be implemented on premises on a Microsoft Project Server. Then your solution is embedded in the SharePoint Server and includes the components Microsoft Project Professional, Project Server and the Project Web App for browser-based access.
TPG QuickStart brings together generic project management processes and best practices from a range of different industries. As your business evolves, you can enhance the platform with new functions and integrate it with other systems in your company.
TPG QuickStart gives you access to proven project management methods and functions. It includes
Alongside basic functions like project creation, resource planning, time tracking and analyses, TPG QuickStart (with Project Online or Project Server) also includes status icons, selection lists, tables, filters and calendars.
By using the TPG QuickStart package based on Microsoft Project Server, GEDA managed to achieve more transparency, speed and effectiveness in its resource planning across its multiple projects. A higher level of customer satisfaction was another bonus of the new system.
The preconfigured features in TPG QuickStart include dashboards, views, filters and tables in Microsoft Project to support project leaders. Right after the Project Online implementation (or Project Server implementation), these functions make it easier for them to find the project information they need quickly, such as
TPG QuickStart helps your project leaders and management to concentrate on project planning and analysis by providing meaningful, printable reports on:
“TPG QuickStart allowed our project managers and team members to work with the new solution within a short amount of time. Using the new TPG tools, our resource planning and project management have become easier and more transparent for all stakeholders.”
Markus Knauer, Manager, Robert Bosch GmbH