PMIS PMIS is a framework and methodology through which the entire planning and control information passes back and forth between the top management and those executives of middle and lower levels engaged in the project management.
E- Project An application of using updated software designed to manage a task more effectively and efficiently. It involves all stakeholders of the project on a similar platform, where everybody can interact and share information and also be able to provide their feedback.
Role of computers in project management To fix a project goal or plan To identify the work To set up the work period To set up resource availability and requirements To set up a baseline for the cost of the project To evaluate the baseline plan To keep a track of the progress of the work To evaluate the performance To report and export data
Essentials of PMIS Integrated information system Sufficient flexibility Offer information on the cost, time and performance parameters of a project Expose the inter-relationship among the three vital parameters. Decision oriented Capable of providing exception reports
Features of PMIS Scheduling & Network Resource Management Budgeting Cost Control & Performance Analysis Reporting & Communication Interface Flexibility
Benefits of PMIS Speed Capacity Reduced Human Resources Economy Accuracy Optimum Decisions
Demerits of PMIS There is a chance of information loss due to data insecurity. Generally people are not ready to accept changes easily. Legal considerations that need some adjustments and special attention are not fully taken care of. Use of mainframe software requires strong internal communication lines for support. Software implementation is less likely to succeed if the organization does not have sufficient training in project management principles.
Project Management Software Packages PRISM : Tata Consultancy Services ( TCS) INSTA PLAN : WIPRO PROMIS : Integrated Project Management Group ( Indian Agency) PROMT : BHEL PMS: IBM PCS : IBM