SAP PPM is used to collectively manage and analyze for investment a portfolio of projects. In this sense, it is truly a traditional portfolio management tool.
SAP PS is the project execution tool that handles project management and scheduling.
Why the SAP Project Management Module Doesn’t Work for Most Companies
While this project management component from SAP can be a useful tool for some companies, it has a significant issue – it does not address the needs of project business. Therefore, it is limited in its capabilities and the benefits it can bring a project-centric organization.
In the Diagram below, SAP runs your company financials. What runs your projects?
We don’t manage our customer relationships or company financials in spreadsheets anymore. Why should projects be any different?
When something matters to your business, you need a business system.
Just like SAP organizes your company’s finances, Project Business Automation (PBA) organizes your company’s projects.
Control and streamline all your project business processes throughout the project lifecycle in one system.
Is PBA right for you?
If you are looking to solve serious problems in your project business, such as problems with cost control, project scheduling and resource planning, risk management, project estimation for large and/or complex projects, SAP likely will not meet your needs. That is because it is not really a project business system.
How to bring order to your project business
Project Business Automation (PBA) is the first vertically integrated business system for projects designed to provide the financial and operational tools, controls, and insight that you need. PBA is built from the ground up for the enterprise to reduce complexity and seamlessly connect all your project business processes in one system. SAP does not have a PBA system.
Connect your project business management to SAP
Adeaca PBA easily integrates with SAP. PBA consolidates your project processes and data and then exchanges essential information with your SAP ERP. You will be able to go well beyond what SAP can offer natively, yet still provide the business the information it needs operate efficiently in SAP.
Project Business Automation is more than just Project Management
Project Business Automation (PBA), creates an integrated business system for project-driven business. Project management is a discipline that is included in PBA, along with project financial management and real-time project insight and analytics.
Project Businesses typically are in favor of one platform that incorporates key Project Business functions, including: