The Oracle Primavera Unifier project Controls is one powerful and easy-to-use solution for managing project portfolios, controlling costs, and managing collaboration and communications across projects.
This portfolio management provides planners and project execution personnel a common platform. This is for the collaborative management of project portfolios to ensure the most efficient use of capital funds.
This cost management provides automation, flexibility and the power to handle the most complex cost control, cash flow and fund analysis. As always, project collaboration provides configurable business work flow. This is to capture and record all the aspects of documentation required during the execution of the project.
The web-based platform of Primavera Unifier Cost fosters and controls the collection of project requests from across the organization. You can use preconfigured project attributes or configure your own forms.
All the prospective projects are available for inclusion in portfolio scenarios. This is for comparison and the ultimate selection for approval. The project information is displayed in an intuitive grid format for easy manipulation of the large volumes of data.
In Primavera Unifier, you can create multi-year plans with information from ongoing projects rolling into subsequent period portfolios. Additionally, you can also manage multiple types of portfolios with different project types and with roll-up reporting across the entire organization.
The management of costs is essential in maintaining the financial integrity of any project, contract, or portfolio. Primavera Unifier includes the best-in-class automation of all cost processes.
This includes the estimates, commitments, spending, variances, forecasts and more. Primavera Unifier workflow engine manages the changing information. This is where the budget changes, contract changes and the risks are all tracked to ensure that decisions are responsibly made with the present data.
Cash flow management
Managing these elements is done through the product interface (or even directly from automated e-mails), increasing its use. All costs are rolled up into a central cost sheet normalized by a robust cost code structure.
This is where the project cost information is available for drilldown by work package or for the entire project. All the cost structures are easily configured by an administrator.
The cash flow management feature is fully integrated with the business processes, cost sheets, schedules, and portfolio manager within the Primavera unifier. It can also make use of the integrated data form Primavera P6 EPPM.
Communication / collaboration
The daily progress reports, the RFIs, meetings and submittals are the fabric that binds a project together. What often determines the successful outcome of a project id the ability to quickly record, access, and review these elements.
With the Primavera Unifier, everything regarding your project is stored in a single, secure place enabling visibility into any potential issues or delays via workflows and alerts.
The Primavera Unifier’s Web-based architecture allows internal and external users to access the information they need. Several standard business processes are available and preconfigured.
This allows for the quick implementation or a strong point to further configure to your specific requirements.
The unifier includes a robust document manager module. All documentation uses tight permission controls to manage access across the enterprise whether high-level basis of design documents or detailed specification.
Its features include check-in and check-out, version control, and full text search for all Microsoft office documents. There is also use of Oracle’s AutoVue to view and mark files without the need to install the native application.
Oracle’s Primavera Unifier provides a mobile application that allows users to be able to action and create new tasks whether the user is on-line or off-line.
The support for off-line allows users on a job site or within a building with no connection to be able to create likes of new Issues or capture the progress on a Work Order.
Facilities and asset management
Oracle’s Primavera Unifier Facilities and Asset Management is a powerful and easy-to-use solution for managing your properties and facilities. Available as a cloud-based or on-premises solution, it provides automation and flexibility to handle customer-specific facilities management needs.
These span several service requests, preventive and corrective maintenance, inventory, and inspections as well as facility condition assessments and space management.
Like other Primavera Unifier solutions for capital projects, our Facilities and Asset Management solution provides task reminders, notifications, document management and visualization, messaging, and various-level reporting.
This is one management that is essential to the smooth operation of any facility, keeping interruptions, system failures, and safety incidents to a minimum. The many preventive maintenance features in Primavera Unifier Facilities and Asset Management include best-in-class automated processes.
These include mobile-enabled service requests, dispatch and helpdesk processing, preventive and corrective work orders, preventive maintenance books and job plans.
In addition, the solution covers meter readings, seasonal maintenance control, scheduled, meter-based and gauge-based maintenance, invoices and payments, material and parts inventory, material orders and receipts, moves, adjustments and more.
The Primavera Unifier workflow engine tracks all task assignments in the constantly- changing state of information. Users can manage these elements through the product interface or via automated e-mails.
Making things even easier, all maintenance work-related costs are rolled up to a central cost sheet normalized by a robust cost code structure.
The users can drill down through facility management costs by each transaction for the entire facility or even across the portfolio of facilities. All cost structures are easily configurable by an application administrator.
Facility condition assessment
Facility condition assessment is an important part of management and maintenance. This task includes inspecting, collecting, analyzing, and reporting on the condition of the entire facility or each building system.
Included here are the foundation, roof construction, exterior enclosure, elevators and lifts, plumbing, HVAC, and others. Such assessments are primarily used to support decision-makers in their annual budgeting and maintenance project planning.
Primavera Unifier helps not only strategic planning and tactical reassignment of space but also the move process itself. Whether moving a single person or restacking entire buildings, it includes all associated tasks, dates and assignments.
The Space Manager provides a flexible and configurable solution to create, classify, and organize building floors and spaces. It does this by types such as usable spaces, common spaces, vertical penetrations, gross exterior measured areas, and more.
Every space type definition has a configurable set of attributes for capturing critical data. This includes the occupant’s name and department, measured and/or extracted space area, space type, and usage.
It can also be integrated with AutoCAD® to take advantage of the graphical space planning features and to automate the creation and updating of your facility’s spaces. The solution supports the standards set by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) for calculating net leasable areas.
The Primavera Unifier Facilities and Asset Management’s configurable capabilities allow organizations to set up the processes they need to record, track and manage multiple dimensions of sustainability.
You can enable your organization to customizer energy reports and provide dashboard capabilities based on each customer’s needs and compliance requirements.