What is QPD©?
QPD© (Quick Project Definition) is a simple to use, web based
tool that supports any business with frameworks to define and
execute projects in a controlled manner.
QPD© emphasises the importance of Project Definition. A well defined
project is a key pre-requisite of project success.
Does your business have a clear view of the status of your
QPD© provides a quick snapshot of project status by using a
graphical dashboard approach organised as portfolios of programmes
(optional) and projects.
Are your Project Managers all using different templates and formats?
QPD© pulls together a common set of templates into a single
repository ensuring consistency of approach and format.
Have you looked at Programme / Project Management software tools and
considered them to be too complex and costly for your business?
QPD© is an entry-level and cost effective tool that Project Managers
find easy to get benefits from immediately.
Have you tried to introduce Project Management methodologies and
standards before, and encountered resistance and /or poor take-up?
QPD© has a simple user interface developed from its MS Excel
background to encourage ease of adoption and the scope of its use
can be increased over time to achieve increased benefits.
Benefits of QPD©
Guides the team through a step by step process to set up projects
Only minimal training is required;
Single point of reference that allows effective reporting via a
Portfolio managers can drill down into Programmes and Projects and
generate rolled up summary reports based on configurable selection
Using the tool to help manage your project work means updates are
automatically reflected in the dashboard which minimises effort to
You can choose how much of the functionality you use according to
the project management maturity of your business;
Hover help text field is configurable allowing tailored use by your
Access control ensures the correct users have access to the
information they require;
You can control access using a secure Internet connection or
limiting to your local area network;
Provides the programme and project management framework that allows
you to use detailed scheduling tools, such as MS Project,