Foundation services provide a benchmark CA PPM infrastructure that is easier to maintain and can be readily expanded. Includes basic installation, PMO Accelerator/ Solution Content Pack and Management OBS Structures.
Start by determining the base capabilities needed to achieve business outcomes:
Project management. Tracking projects, assessing risks, evaluating performance versus historical project data and calculating basic financial metrics using actual, budgeted or forecast costs and benefits.
Resource management. Defining standard resource roles, aligning resources to roles, establishing resource profile information and associating calendars to resources, and performance application management activities.
Portfolio management. Defining standard definitions for project portfolios and aligning investment content to portfolios for high-level portfolio assessments including top-down planning supported with drill-down capabilities to view investment-level detail and idea management.
Combined foundation. Defining, processing and reporting on the most commonly utilized project, resource and portfolio management capabilities.