The latest release of the thin client interface includes key
features for improved resource planning and tracking.
PDWare, a leading provider of resource planning software to
organizations managing project portfolios, today announced the
availability of iTeam 5.2, the latest version of its Web
application product. The new version includes significantly
enhanced functionality that allows users to address the operational
challenges of managing people and projects in the workplace.
PDWare's iTeam offers a thin client interface to project
initiation, effort forecasting, project scheduling and time
tracking among other features. The distributed iTeam environment
spreads the workload across teams and contributes to the high
credibility standard of PDWare data capture. The new version of
iTeam also improves communication among project managers,
functional managers and team members facilitating the working
relationships of these key process contributors.
President and CEO, Peter Heinrich said: "We worked closely with
current users of our solutions to develop this latest version of
iTeam. Our goal was to develop an updated and highly user-friendly
version of the solution to support superior resource planning in
driving the overall portfolio management process."
Clear Data Input for Improved Analysis
New features include:
- Improved effort forecasting - A key feature of
PDWare Portfolio that is now available in a browser based
interface, effort forecasting allows a more distributed group of
managers to allocate resources in a meaningful way and improve data
- New browser-based Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
scheduler - This enhancement provides task level schedule
planning, inter-project dependencies, critical path analysis,
status reporting, and resource planning for projects.
- Enhanced risk and issues management - PDWare's
iTeam 5.2 now gives project managers the option to track issues and
risks on their projects and gives portfolio managers a view of
issues and risks across the portfolio.
Tighter messenger integration - iTeam 5.2 now provides a platform
for viewing notifications generated from PDWare Messenger. This
allows for immediate notification and action on status changes and
- Create a customized personal workspace - As a
widget-based, customizable front end for desktops, iTeam 5.2
highlights functions that are important to the individual user. The
combination of event calendars, status views and notifications
provides a single location where the user can see the current state
and the items that need attention.
For more information on PDWare's iTeam 5.2 product, please visit