Why Choose Planet?
Make Better Decisions That Lead To Reduced Cycle Times
Focus On Promising Projects
Eliminate Unproductive Projects Faster
Gain Real-Time Visibility Into:
• Milestone Attainment
• Resource Utilization
• Forecast Versus Actual Spend
Reduce project management
workloads and stay focused on
strategy and execution.
Why Choose Planet?
Make Better Decisions That Lead To Reduced Cycle Times
Focus On Promising Projects
Eliminate Unproductive Projects Faster
Gain Real-Time Visibility Into:
• Milestone Attainment
• Resource Utilization
• Forecast Versus Actual Spend
Reduce project management
workloads and stay focused on
strategy and execution.
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Planet software

Planet offers is a fully integrated platform that helps customers optimize business processes, reduce operational costs, maximize resources, increase portfolio values and make better decisions.

Bring innovation to market faster with Planet.

Roles: Why Leadership Needs Planet

  • C-Suite

    • Pipeline Visibility
    • Clear Milestone Attainment Information
    • Faster Cycle Times
    • Insight To Resource & Capital Commitments

     

    Planet is critical for C-Suite executives so there is visibility into precisely how the R&D portfolio is performing at any given time. This allows the organization to stay competitive and continue to move forward strategically.

  • VP R&D

    • Portfolio Visibility
    • Project Level Drill-Down
    • Faster, Smarter Decisions
    • Lower Costs
    • Accelerate Timelines
    • Balanced Research Portfolios

     

    Planet is trusted by for the VP of R&D because it’s critical that they understand how well the team is accomplishing the goals of the organization.

  • Project Portfolio Management

    Project & Portfolio Management with a dynamic UI that allows on the fly creation of input fields, forms, and reports (e.g., WinForms, WCF, WPF, Ilog Gantt).

    Features:

    • Pharma R&D Project Template Library (best practice plans that cover everything from drug discovery to commercialization)
    • Dynamic Forms Engine – builds forms on the fly (drag and drop), restricts data input to only those task types specified by form configuration. i.e. Forms will only appear where they are required.
    • Dynamic Custom Fields Engine – Creates and catalogs all new fields, dynamically generates SQL for all CRUD operations, generates SQL for reporting engine
    • Dynamic Reporting Engine – WYSIWYG reporting admin that facilitates fast report creation and publishing, allows for on the fly preview
    • Study Gateway – Generic inbound web service that allows for inbound transmission of metadata. This connector allows for updating specific metadata for ANY task and is currently used to push dates into the Gantt.
    • Inbound dates are governed by configurable business rules and are reviewed by project managers prior to being applied to the DB.
    • SAP Integration – WBS numbers are created for each activity and passed to SAP (once authorized by Project Manager) for inbound invoices to be applied (this data is then passed back to Planet for use by Relay)
    • Outbound WCF web service provides project, task, and Relay cost data

     

  • Finance

    • VISIBILITY –  React To Strategy Changes Real-Time
    • PROCESS – Reduce Variance Between Forecasts & Actuals
    • ACCURACY – Maximize Your Financial Resources

     

    Planet is good for Finance because it’s critical to have an integrated view between strategy and finance.

  • Team Members

    • Cross Functional Visibility
    • Real-Time Visibility
    • Fast & Efficient Reporting
    • Actionable Insights
    • Fast On-Boarding

     

    Planet is good for Team Members because it makes their work world easier to manage and allows them to make better decisions.

  • Operations/ Technology Team

    • Integrates Your Existing Systems
    • Highly Configurable & Flexible
    • Complements Your IT Application Portfolio
    • Facilitates Federated Access To 3rd-Party APIs
    • Tracks Utilization Metrics For Each Module & Across The Entire System
    • Cloud Infrastructure Included

     

    Planet is good for Operations / Technology Teams because it’s inexpensive to implement, low maintenance, highly configurable and very scalable.

Planet Helps You Overcome Obstacles

  • Eliminate Bottlenecks

  • Gain Insight

  • Coordinate Teams

  • Understand Your Resources Needs

  • Resources Are Over-Worked

  • Maximize Investments

  • Accelerate Outcomes

“We are on a value-driven mission to evolve our customers’ businesses.”

 

– Rodney Elliott, CEO

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