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Advanced Management Solutions announces support for Microsoft Project
Integrated solution delivers enterprise-wide project, cost and
resource management at all levels of an organization
Las Vegas, NV (November 15, 1999) - Advanced Management Solutions
announced today that its AMS REALTIME enterprise project and resource
management suite now provides integration with Microsoft Project 2000.
Microsoft Project 2000 was announced this week by Steve Ballmer, President
of Microsoft, at COMDEX in Las Vegas. AMS REALTIME offers a broad
range of functionality that supports organizations using Microsoft
Project as a key part of their information system for managing projects,
resources and all work flowing through the organization. AMS REALTIME
- A central repository for project plans with role-based security
- Central resource definitions and availability information shared
across all Microsoft Project users via the unique Workforce Browser™
- Project portfolio and program management capabilities
- High-level decision support and reporting for staff and executives
at all levels of the organization
- Integrated timesheets to automatically update status of plans.
Individuals receive one timesheet to book time across multiple
Microsoft Project plans as well as non-project work
- Resource management capabilities (including resource requesting
and allocation) to support organizations with a matrix structure
- Resource capacity planning and skills modeling across the enterprise
- Support for Earned Value Management, including C/SCSC
- Integration with ERP systems
Functionality is provided to Microsoft Project 2000 users simply
via an additional ‘Enterprise’ menu. Microsoft Project 2000 users
do not need to learn a new tool to integrate their data with the
enterprise data repository.
AMS REALTIME runs on Windows 95-, Windows 98-, Windows NT- and
Windows 2000-based desktops as well as Windows NT- and Windows 2000-based
servers. Data can be stored in Microsoft SQL Server as well as other
SQL databases. AMS REALTIME is ODBC compliant and Microsoft Office
is often used in conjunction with AMS REALTIME to provide data analysis
and reporting as well as other capabilities. Users can also access
AMS REALTIME via the web for publishing and reporting, time booking,
project collaboration, and data administration. Support for Microsoft
Project 98 is also provided.
Todd Warren, general manager of the Microsoft Project Business Unit
at Microsoft Corp., commented "AMS REALTIME with Microsoft
Project 2000 offers customers a complete solution for project and
resource management. Working with Advanced Management Solutions
helps ensure our customers can easily and quickly deploy comprehensive
project management solutions based on Microsoft Project 2000 across
Sales, Vice President of Marketing with Advanced Management
Solutions, commented "For the first time, users can gain the
benefits of Microsoft Project 2000 tightly integrated with an enterprise
program, cost and resource management solution. We are delighted
to join Microsoft in announcing this milestone in the industry".
The solution will be available on limited release in December 1999
with general availability in Q1 2000.
Microsoft Project users are seamlessly integrated with the enterprise
project and resource management system simply via an additional
The unique AMS REALTIME Workforce Browser gives Microsoft Project
users direct access to the company resource directory, ensuring
consistent resource definitions and enterprise-wide visibility of
About Advanced Management Solutions
Advanced Management Solutions (AMS) provides innovative project
and resource management software together with implementation services
that enables organizations to effectively plan and control their
work, time and resources in real time. The AMS REALTIME™ products
are employed by many of the world’s leading companies to ensure
effective project delivery while optimizing use of labor, funds
and other resources.
More information about Advanced Management Solutions is available
via the World Wide Web at
www.amsrealtime.com. Alternatively, call or e-mail Sales
on 909 793 0111; email@example.com.
AMS REALTIME is a trademark of Advanced Management Solutions Inc.
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