Oracle Primavera Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Oracle Primavera

Enterprise Project Portfolio Management

4.34/5 (139 reviews)

Oracle Primavera overview

What is Oracle Primavera?

For more than 30 years, successful projects around the world have relied on Oracle’s Primavera solutions to plan, build, and operate critical assets. Oracle Primavera Cloud is the only solution that integrates project and portfolio planning and delivery teams for planning, resourcing, risk mitigation, scheduling, and program management.

Benefits:
- Cloud-based, delivering fast time to value
- One platform for planning, prioritizing, executing, and monitoring projects and programs
- Optimization and oversight of capital spend to maximize return and align with strategies
- Enhanced risk mitigation; better visibility of project and portfolio health
- Comprehensive, integrated planning - critical path method (CPM) and Lean scheduling, plus upstream portfolio planning and downstream risk mitigation
- Total resource management – maintain optimal staffing levels to improve delivery efficiency
- Collaboration and control across teams – drive efficiency and quality, reduce waste
- Connect teams with access from any device, create and update activities and tasks, and view portfolios and files with offline support
- Risk mitigation – avoid delays and cost overruns
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Pricing

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Markets

United States, Australia, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom

Supported languages

English
Oracle Primavera screenshot: Monitor and Optimize Portfolio Performance:
Gain full visibility to evaluate portfolio health and performance throughout the project lifecycle. Analyze project portfolio activity, status, and success metrics.SPG Dry Cooling Speeds Projects with Oracle Primavera CloudOracle Primavera screenshot: Focus on the Projects that Matter Most:
Streamline project portfolio management in the cloud to optimize investment mix and maximize return. Propose, inventory, prioritize, and select projects in a collaborative environment. Oracle Primavera screenshot: Plan, Schedule, and Deliver Projects:
Robust tools make it easy to plan and manage multiple projects at the same time — and ensure optimal use of resources. Evaluate and select optimal project schedule scenarios, including performing "what-if" analysis.Oracle Primavera screenshot: Keep Projects and Teams on Track:
Make sure all stakeholders have the access and visibility they need to plan, schedule, monitor, and deliver superior projects. Monitor project progress against original and current baselines.Oracle Primavera screenshot: Digitize and Optimize Lean Construction:
Streamline Lean construction task management and improve project team coordination and delivery. Collaboratively define tasks, determine due dates and commit to completion plans.Oracle Primavera screenshot: Integrate Lean with CPM Scheduling:
Monitor performance and fully integrate Lean construction processes with the master Critical Path Method schedule. Automatically generate and capture key performance metrics, including planned percent complete (PPC).Oracle Primavera screenshot: Manage Risks and Opportunities:
The Oracle Primavera Cloud risk register provides a central location for identification, assessment, categorization, and monitoring of all project risk and opportunities. Oracle Primavera screenshot: Run Risk Analysis Using Monte Carlo Simulations:
Use advanced Monte Carlo-based analysis to gain deeper understanding into the impact of potential risks and opportunities.

Oracle Primavera reviews

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Amjad Muhammad PMI-SP

Market leader scheduling and planning software

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-10-23
Review Source: Capterra

It was my daily driver for years and despite the steep learning curve, it was an extremely capable tool.

Pros
- has everything required for project scheduling using critical path method (WBS, activities, cost and resource loading) - Global change offers an unbelievably powerful solution to change thousands of activities on the fly. - Can handle very large schedules that include tens of thousands of activities at ease. - Works using databases rather than project files which makes it suitable for working on many projects and offers many types of databases (Oracle, SQL server, SQLite) - supports single or multiple users - now has the EPPM version which is cloud-based and has improved immensely over the years

Cons
- It shines for large and complex projects, for smaller and simpler schedules it tends to be more cumbersome. - It requires a very good understanding of how the software and CPM work when analysing results. Otherwise; mistakes can be done easily - While powerfull, the reporting feature of the Pro version (Standalone) looks antiquated in comparison to the EPPM cloud version. - The standalone version has not received any important feature updates for years. - Lacks the seamless integration with MS Office that MS Project has - Requires IT assistance to migrate the database from one computer to another

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Anonymous

Primavera is a life saver

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2019-12-03
Review Source: Capterra

Overall I really love the software and the problems it solves. I am able to export to an excel file to analyze which makes things a lot easier for me. Then I can re-upload the excel file and it will adopt any changes I have made in the spreadsheet.

Pros
I love how easy is it to see linked attributes in the gantt chart. There is simple connecting and coloring that allows you to track exactly where you are on a program, project or task level. It is relatively easy to use. As long as you are familiar with Excel you should be able to use most of the basic features. The WBS structure is similar to other programs I've worked in and the ability to copy and past at different levels helps to speed up the setup of a project.

Cons
There are a ton of functionality with the software but I have found it difficult to get any instruction or help when I get into some of the more complex features. Googling is about your best bet when you have a questions about something. There have also been some issue when you switch between versions. New versions aren't able to connect to the older version's server and therefore do not have access to the other schedules.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Rodrigo Ritter

Powerful but not intuitive PM framework

Used daily for free trial
Reviewed 2020-01-03
Review Source: Capterra

Working as expected for experienced project managers. Poor interface for less experienced users.

Pros
Powerful platform with options for most of the PM areas of interest. I really liked the capabilities to manage resources and cost.

Cons
Not intuitive at all. The user interface may look complex and hard to use for not so experienced users. The data import feature is super confuse and had to be improved.

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Likelihood to recommend: 6/10

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Muhammed Anshad Koornadka

Project Scheduling Software that works

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2020-04-12
Review Source: Capterra

No doubt, it's the best project scheduling tool that is available for construction industry till date. Overall I would prefer this software over any other similar software for its pros mentioned.

Pros
Oracle Primavera P6 is one of the best Project Scheduling tool that works on Critical path Method. I like the following features the most - Vast integration capability with Web, EPPM, Primavera Mobile and other oracle tools - Ability to generate large amount of data especially in the form of spreadsheet - Fully functional Earned Value Management

Cons
The software UI is old style and the options are not properly organised. There are some software bugs that are still persistent and oracle has been very slow in debugging them.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Prof. Dr Abdel Jaroshi

Precise calculations, great for complex scheduling of projects

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-02-06
Review Source: Capterra

I have been using Primavera for about 12 years now, and I've been training people how to use it, I've managed to train government engineers, construction contractors, engineering firms, and sponsors, it has been a great experience, the program is very precise when it comes to time, cost, resource, risk, and schedule calculations (CPM, PERT).

Pros
- Great for large scale projects - Detailed scheduling with time and cost breakdown - Perfect filtering features - High level resource management functionality - Expense distribution over activity duration

Cons
- Graphics are not very appealing - Jumping between tabs on the lower ribbons is very annoying compared to the tabs functionality available now on office software, and Autodesk products

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Oracle Primavera pricing

Pricing options
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Oracle Primavera features

Prioritizing
Projections

API (213 other apps)
Activity Dashboard (144 other apps)
Activity Tracking (132 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (133 other apps)
Collaboration Tools (174 other apps)
Drag & Drop Interface (134 other apps)
Gantt Charts (129 other apps)
Multiple Projects (117 other apps)
Progress Tracking (132 other apps)
Project Management (181 other apps)
Project Planning (134 other apps)
Project Time Tracking (177 other apps)
Project Tracking (133 other apps)
Reporting & Statistics (125 other apps)
Task Management (158 other apps)
Task Tracking (154 other apps)
Third Party Integration (143 other apps)
Timesheets (117 other apps)

Security and privacy

Encryption

Encryption of sensitive data at rest
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Access control

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Additional information for Oracle Primavera

Key features of Oracle Primavera

  • Program and project planning
  • Resource and demand management
  • Project planning
  • Team collaboration tools
  • Project delivery and management
  • Project budgeting and costing
  • Real-time project visibility
  • Model programs, portfolios, facilities, and assets
  • Project portfolio strategy planning
  • Monitor, report, and analyze PPM activity
  • Project history and trends
  • Deep project insights
  • Problem management
  • Industry Best-Practice Analytics
  • Data transfer & 3rd party integrations
  • Oracle's AutoVue integration
  • Capital planning tool
  • Project initiation governance
  • Construction project management
  • Primavera Earned Value Management
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Benefits

- Cloud-based, delivering fast time to value
- One platform for planning, prioritizing, executing, and monitoring projects and programs
- Optimization and oversight of capital spend to maximize return and align with strategies
- Enhanced risk mitigation; better visibility of project and portfolio health
- Comprehensive, integrated planning - critical path method (CPM) and Lean scheduling, plus upstream portfolio planning and downstream risk mitigation
- Total resource management – maintain optimal staffing levels to improve delivery efficiency
- Collaboration and control across teams – drive efficiency and quality, reduce waste
- Connect teams with access from any device, create and update activities and tasks, and view portfolios and files with offline support
- Risk mitigation – avoid delays and cost overruns