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    Portfolios page

    A portfolio is used to group several projects. It allows getting a quick representation of the planned and actual work, budgets and statuses for all the projects included in it. One particular project may be placed only in one Portfolio.

    Portfolios page includes the list of all Portfolios created in PPM Express. For your convenience, it can be shown as a tileset, table or timeline.

    Regardless of the view type used, the list of your Portfolios can be filtered using the Filter field in the upper right part of the screen. Using this control item, you can also create filter presets

    Also, regardless of the view type used, the list of your Portfolios can be filtered using the Sort By option to sort the portfolios by 'Newest on Top' and 'Oldest on Top' and alphabetically. 

    Please note: It is possible to assign several managers for the same Portfolio. 

    Portfolios: Card view

    When the Card view is selected, the Portfolios page is shown as a tileset with a graphical representation of the actual stats for each portfolio in the Summary view

    Сosts/Work details selector in the left upper part of the screen allows changing this representation to the Work (showing stats for actual and planned work for each portfolio) or Costs (showing cost stats).

    To edit any of the Portfolios available, click on it. 

    It is also possible to edit or delete Portfolios by opening the sign and choosing Edit or Delete from the drop-down menu.


    Portfolios: Configurable table

    The configurable table represents available Portfolios as a table. By default, it is switched to the General info view with only the basic stats for each Portfolio.

    Using View selector in the left upper part of the screen, you can create and configure new Views to show additional columns for preferred stats of your Portfolios. 

    To edit any of the Portfolios in the list, click on the sign and choose Edit from the drop-down menu. 

    To bulk edit or bulk delete Portfolios, select the ones you need in the configurable table view and click the Bulk edit or Bulk delete option as required.

    It is also possible to apply a default layout to a number of Portfolios at one go by selecting the required Portfolios and clicking the Layouts button. Using this button you can apply the layout of the Portfolio Dashboard that you created and it will be applied to the selected Portfolios. 


    Portfolios: Timeline

    Timeline is an easy and convenient representation of the start, finish, and deadline dates for each project in all available Portfolios.

    In this view, you can edit any of the Portfolios or the Projects by clicking on its name.

    Similar to Configurable table data representation, by default, Timeline representation is switched to the General info view with only the basic info for each Portfolio.

    Using View selector in the upper left part of the screen, you can create and configure new Views to show additional columns for preferred stats of your Portfolios. Each custom view will still display timelines of projects included in the portfolio in addition to the columns selected for the custom view.

    To bulk edit or bulk delete Portfolios, select the ones you need in the timeline view and click the Bulk edit or Bulk delete option as required. 

    It is also possible to apply a default layout to a number of Portfolios at one go by selecting the required Portfolios and clicking the Layout button. In this case, the selected layout of the Portfolio Dashboard will be applied to the selected Portfolios. 

    The timeline color depends on the project Progress and Overall Status:

    • Grey - project Progress is set to Completed
    • Blue - project Progress is set to Not Started
    • Green - project Progress is set to In Progress and Overall Status is set to On Track
    • Orange - project Progress is set to In Progress and Overall Status is set to At Risk
    • Red - project Progress is set to In Progress and Overall Status is set to Critical
    • Dotted line - project key dates or iterations are out of project dates (project start and end dates)


    PPM Express Power BI Reports

    PPM Express provides more than 50 accurate and comprehensive Power BI reports with a graphical representation of PPM Express data.  

    To enable External PPM Express Power BI Reports, please follow the steps described in 'External Power BI reports configuration' article. 

    PPM Express provides an ability to review PPM Express Power BI Reports for the selected Portfolios on Portfolio page

    When the Card View is selected, a drop-down menu in the right lower corner of each Portfolio opens PPM Express Power BI Reports for the selected Portfolio.

    A drop-down menu is available in the Configurable Table view and it opens PPM Express Power BI Reports for the selected Portfolio as well. 

    As you click on the report, it will be opened in a new window displaying the information for the selected report.


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