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DescriptionPrimavera is an enterprise project and project portfolio management system.
CategoryProject Planning, ranked #2
Issue Management, ranked #1
Technical documentationoracle.com/­technetwork/­apps-tech/­primavera/­documentation/­index.html
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Initial release1983originally by Primavera Systems
Web-based service (SaaS)Software-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyes
Programming languageJava
Operating systemsWindows
Mobile appsAndroid
APIApplication Programming InterfaceyesJava
User rolesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyes
Recurring tasksSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyno
Milestone trackingMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyes
Task dependenciesDependencies between tasks are logical relationships that restrict the sequence of task executions, e.g. one task must be completed before another task can startyes
Critical path managementThe critical path method calculates the set of tasks that cannot be delayed without increasing the project's duration, taking into account task dependenciesyes
Critical chain managementThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountno
Gantt chartsBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyes
PERT chartsNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueyes
BaselinesSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule yes
Resource managementSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyes
Resource levelingSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesyes
Time trackingSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyes
Cost trackingSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyes
Earned value managementSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyes
Risk managementSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyes
Scrum supportSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsno
Kanban supportSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsno
Project portfolio management Support for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyes
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
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