Project Portfolio Suite Project Portfolio Suite (PPS) provides a simplified, team-oriented approach to Project Portfolio Management and IT development by combining several individual applications. Project Portfolio Suite (PPS) includes the following applications. Table 1. Project Portfolio Suite Applications Application Description Demand Management An application used for gathering and assessing ideas and promoting accepted ideas to strategic and operational demands. Project Management A suite of tools used to manage projects, task, and resources. Program Management An application used to manage program and tasks. Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) An application used for managing the software development and release process. Test Management An application that provides tools for manual software testing. Resource Management An application that enables resource requesters to create resource plans and request resources. Figure 1. Process Overview The project manager (project_manager) role for Project Portfolio Suite includes all of the manager roles for the applications included in the suite. Roles installed with Project Portfolio SuiteThese roles are installed with Project Portfolio Suite.Create and manage waterfall projectsAn overview of the tasks involved in creating a waterfall project. Create and manage agile projectsAn overview of the tasks involved in creating an agile project. SDLC integration with Project Portfolio SuiteThe SDLC integration with Project Portfolio Suite provides a solution for IT application development by integrating the SDLC application with project-based IT development. Demand ManagementThe Demand Management application consists of tools for capturing, centralizing, and assessing strategic and operational demands. It also provides a single location for managing all of the demand information.Portfolio managementA portfolio is a collection of related programs, projects, and demands.Program managementA program helps you to logically group related projects or demands under a single entity. The Program Management application helps helps you to manage related projects and demands in a coordinated way which is not possible when projects and demands are managed independently.Project ManagementThe Project Management application is a suite of tools that aids in managing projects, tasks, and resources. It provides the ability to create and manage projects of all sizes, from small projects with a few tasks to large portfolios of projects that contain complex tasks with various relationships and dependencies.Resource ManagementThe Resource Management application enables resource requesters, such as project managers or change managers, to create resource plans, request resources, analyze resource availability and utilization, and create resource allocations.