Formerly called “Expedition" and a Browser based multi-user database supporting Document Control,Contract Management,Change Control and Cost Control features good for those who have to maintain multi projects, contracts and reporting. Primavera has built-in integration between modules, basic integration with P6 schedules. The latest Version 14 provides –Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher –Webservices API support.
Room for Improvement:
Many companies have specific requirements/forms and most will require custom fields. PCM does not provide any flexibility in positioning fields. Also, Custom fields cannot be inter-related or calculated. Daily Report creators require full use access to PCM. Daily Report users require full use access to PCM i.e. PCM has very limited security to keep some information confidential (when outside parties use your PCM to create their daily reports). PCM can be cumbersome to use on a tablet.
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Jun 05 2013