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Sensei introduces Sensei Portfolio Advisor™ app: new, easy way to monitor project and portfolio health

Individual users of Microsoft Project Online and Project Server can now purchase the Sensei Portfolio Advisor™ app in the Microsoft Office Store and organisations can purchase an Enterprise license directly from Sensei Project Solutions.

SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES, — Thursday, 4th of May, 2017 — Sensei Project Solutions (Sensei) introduced an all new app automating health, governance and compliance checks for projects and portfolios. Available for Project Online and Project Server users, Sensei Portolio Advisor™ provides a portfolio-level overview of schedule health based on industry standards from the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and project management best practices, and it constantly monitors any exceptions to the organisation’s governance process.

“We see Sensei Portfolio Advisor™ being extremely useful for organisations that need to monitor quality and compliance of projects but perhaps don’t have the bandwidth or know how to regularly and accurately administer the checks.” said Andy Neumann, Head of Sensei Australia. “Combining industry standards for monitoring project health with a user friendly app reduces that administrative burden and helps organisations keep their projects healthy and their data trustworthy.”

The included Schedule Compliance checks cover ‘Work Breakdown Structure’, ‘Resources’, ‘Schedule’ and ‘Links’. In the first release, there are 29 compliance checks, and more will be added over time.

The included Governance checks deal with project-level exceptions, ranging from schedules where the status has not been updated or published, to unsubmitted timesheets, overdue risks and issues, as well as incomplete work in the past and actuals tracked in the future. There are 12 standard checks in the first release of the app, and more planned for the future.

Organisations can choose the severity for each check, or ignore certain ones altogether. For valid exceptions on projects, individual checks can be ‘Bypassed’.

The Sensei Portfolio Advisor™ app is available for individual users in the Microsoft Office Store, and organisations can purchase an Enterprise license directly from Sensei Project Solutions.

About Sensei 
Sensei is a global Microsoft gold partner, dedicated to helping customers achieve strategic goals through productivity solutions.

For additional information:
Julia Johnson, +61 (08) 7200 1100, julia.johnson@teamsensei.com.au

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