ProjExec® Live combines effective social collaboration tools and professional project management tools and capabilities in a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery model for cost effective ease and convenience. With no software to download or hardware to acquire, ProjExec Live eliminates many of the hurdles that can complicate project collaboration for virtual teams across organizational boundaries. Subscription-based ProjExec Live leverages the power of IBM social collaboration to enhance project communications and provide portfolio, resource and deliverable visibility in real-im.

ProjExec Live's extensive leverage of IBM's social collaboration improves efficiency for all project constituencies enabling project timeline compression by 20%-30%. The solution assists project/program managers to manage the entire project life cycle according to PM standard methodology and best practices. Social collaboration is organized around a formal project plan and enabled through the Project Wall, a familiar Facebook-style, multi-project activity stream for rapid social sharing of ideas, files and rich content. The Social Gantt enables project managers to have conversations about deliverables and manage deliverables right from the project scheduling tool.  It is a two-way, high fidelity compatible alternative to MS Project, but offers in addition powerful social and cognitive capabilities at a fraction of the cost.


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  • Functional details

    ProjExec Live offers the power of social collaboration from IBM augmented by robust project life cycle management capabilities:

    • Robust web-based Social Gantt Editor compatible high fidelity w/ MS Project
    • Intuitive Project Wall enables Facebook-style social sharing
    • Ubiquitous access from web, email or mobile clients
    • Cross-enterprise project collaboration
    • Project portfolio management
    • Resource Management
    • Issue Management
    • Change Management
    • Time Management
    • Financial Management
    • Reporting

    Just enable the ProjExec Live app in your IBM Connections Cloud account to get started.

  • Business problem

    Project teams often consist of employees from one location, partners from another, and suppliers, customers and stakeholders scattered well beyond the enterprise with no time zone, geography or tool sets in common. Cost, complexity, and size can stand in the way of effective project collaboration across distributed teams. ProjExec Live delivers secure, reliable and affordable social project collaboration quickly and easily.

  • Business opportunity

    Distributed project teams need a secure, reliable and affordable project management and collaboration platform that is easy to use and enables project teams and stakeholders to stay connected anytime, from anywhere. Many organizations today rely on a combination of home-grown solutions and tools such as e-mail, word documents and spreadsheets to conduct multi-enterprise project execution. These tools take time to assemble and require project managers to spend additional time identifying, assembling and locating information. Small to mid-sized organizations in particular lack the resources required to acquire, deploy and maintain comprehensive project management solutions. Readily available through the IBM Connections Cloud, ProjExec Live provides a state-of-the-art social project management solution powered by social collaboration tools from IBM and compliant with PMI standard methodologies and best practices. The risk and complexity associated with typical collaborative project management application is reduced. No learning curve, no lengthy deployments and no expensive on-going support, upgrades and maintenance. Just instant value. The flexible and affordable subscription plans offered with ProjExec Live include a tiered pricing structure to fit all types and sizes of organizations.

    ProjExec Live is widely used by product development and professional services organizations to collaborate on projects with clients and contractors who can be included in projects as FREE guests as long as the number of guests does not exceed the number of subscribers.

  • Return on investment

    ProjExec Live users report a variety of improved business metrics that are attributed to the solution, including:

    • Increased productivity and visibility (400%)
    • Significant project acceleration (30%)
    • Improved quality through proven project management best practices (50%)
    • Reduced project risk and minimized impact of issues and changes
    • Reduced total cost of ownership (70%)
    • Significantly decreased project administration time (80%)
    • Increased customer satisfaction (50%)

  • Competitive advantage

    ProjExec Live offers distinct competitive advantages. Projects are tightly integrated with IBM Connections Cloud communities enabling easy sharing of project content. Running as an integrated app with IBM Connections Cloud , ProjExec Live is a robust, reliable, and scalable project management solution for any size organization. ProjExec Live is a much more affordable alternative to MS Project Server/SharePoint and MS Office 365/Project Online, with superior, best-in-class social collaboration features not supported by Microsoft. It also helps save on expensive Microsoft Project desktop licenses which are no longer required to share the project schedule. ProjExec Live leverages familiar user interface conventions used by MS Project users (project managers) and Facebook (conversations). Just enable the ProjExec Live integrated app for a 60-day trial and a free crash course.

  • Industries

    Cross Industry

  • Solution areas

    Cross industry
       Business Process Management and Integration
       Customer Relationship Management
       e-Mail Messaging and Collaboration
       Product Lifecycle Management
       Professional Services

  • Customer size

    Very Small Business (Less than 50 employees)
    Small Business (50 to 99 employees)
    Midmarket Business (100 to 499 employees)
    Midmarket Business (500 to 1000 employees)
    Large Business (greater than 1000 employees)

  • Languages supported

    Chinese (Simplified)
    Chinese (Traditional)
    Portuguese (Brazil)
    Spanish; Castilian

  • Countries/regions available for distribution

  • Solution collateral

    Name Date Categories
    Apr 15, 2016 Education
    Sales Kits
    Value Proposition
    Apr 15, 2016 News/Marketing
    Sales Kits
    Partner Sales Resume
    Value Proposition
    Apr 15, 2016 Education

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  • Hardware/OS platforms

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux family
       Hewlett-Packard servers (incl. Compaq)
       System x

  • Services

    IBM Smart Business Desktop on the IBM Cloud
    Application Enabling Services
    Business Solutions: Application Innovation
    Business Solutions: Supply Chain Management
    Custom Systems Integration Services
    Education & Training
    Product Support Services
    Professional Services
    Services: Custom Application Development
    Small & Medium Business Solutions
    Strategic OutSourcing

  • Software

    IBM Lotus
       SmartCloud for Social Business
          IBM SmartCloud Connections
       Social Software
          IBM Connections
          IBM Docs

Date last modified:    Apr 20, 2016

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