Oracle announces the release of an update to Primavera P6 Team Member which adds new functionality to an already popular tool. Oracle Primavera P6 Team Member has a simple interface that allows team members to record status from any location. It is available as an iPad or iPhone app, an Android app, a P6 Team Member Web interface and also allows email statusing.
These options provide quick and easy access to an individuals assigned tasks. It also allows individuals to choose their preferred method or device to provide updates to the project schedule. For example, using email method allows users to request a filtered list of your current tasks through email and then replying with status updates.
The iPad is becoming more popular in organizations and if you have no Internet connection, you can update tasks offline and then sync when you have Internet access again. This applies to email updates as well.
Team Member allows an organization to:
- Update tasks to reflect the work that has been done including a single click to mark the task completed.
- Communicate with the project manager or other team members through discussions and email.
- View and update the steps, codes, and user defined fields assigned the task.
- View predecessor and successor tasks, documents and notebooks.
- Filter the task list by timeframe or simple search.
You also have control over configuration options which can determine which fields are visible to Team Members for updating. These options help make sure that the Project Manager has the right level of control and promote best scheduling practices.
Project Managers have control over the approval process of any status updates. All pending updates can be reviewed before committing them to updating the schedule. This allows the Project Manager the option to approve, hold updates for clarification or override the data. The Project Manager can also review the history of Team Member updates including who submitted the changes, when they were submitted and the date and name of who approved it.
Capturing accurate project status is vital to the success of any project and Primavera P6 Team Member allows the people doing the work to provide updates that reflect the true progress of a project. The Primavera P6 Team Member is the perfect app for Primavera P6 EPPM team members out in the field allowing individuals to view and update their assigned tasks.
Whether you prefer email, the web interface or the App for Android, iPhone or iPad, Team Member is a great, easy to use tool that is helps everyone get the job done more efficiently!