Project Management Information Systems (PMIS)
The PMIS is a tool that can help the project team to plan, schedule, monitor and report on a project.
A PMIS is typically a computer-driven system (though it can be paper-based) to aid a project manager in the development of the project. A PMIS is a tool for, not a replacement of, the project manager.
A PMIS can calculate schedules, costs, expectations, and likely results.
The PMIS cannot, however, replace the expert judgment of the project manager and the project team. The goal of a PMIS is to automate, organise, and provide control of the project management processes.
A typical PMIS software system has:
WBS creation tools
Work authorisation tools
Earned Value Management (EVM) controls
Quality control charts, PERT charts, Gantt charts, and other charting features
Calculations for the critical path, Earned Value Management (EVM), target dates based on the project schedule, and more
Resource tracking and leveling
The PMIS is used by the project management team to support generation of a project charter, facilitate feedback as the document is refined, control changes to the project charter, and release the approved document.
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