Detailed monitoring of time and workload for 250 resources of the Innovation, Projects and Information Systems Department (CIO / DIPSI)
Chronopost's Information Systems Department* uses Project Monitor to monitor its activity:
*Chronopost's CIO is part of DIPSI - Direction de l'Innovation des Projets et des Systèmes d'Information.
"When I took up my new position, I needed to see which projects were underway, which were progressing and which were not. A tool to better know what was going on in my department".
"The first objective was to track the time spent, but also the time we plan to spend on a project. Our biggest difficulty is choosing between all the project requests, because our resources are limited like any other company. This is a very important managerial act. Thanks to Project Monitor, we can see how many man-days we have available.
The Project Monitor application provides :
Having a workload schedule for all team members, as well as their activity tracking, enables us to monitor projects and make decisions on new projects. It is therefore an important decision-making element for new projects and those already launched.
At Chronopost, thanks to Project Monitor, all the information entered enables decisions to be made on project launch and reporting. Dashboards make it easy to identify project progress and risks.
The business project department, CIO and Alturing, which is responsible for outsourcing. The Project Monitor project methodology is used in these 3 departments. Except that the reflexes and use of Project Monitor are not quite the same. Project Monitor allows users to customize the tool according to their objectives and monitoring criteria. CIO is more concerned with load planning and capacity issues. Alturing focuses on time spent, allocation keys and financial management.
Project dashboards, including workload plans and time tracking, are the basis for project launch decisions.