Open a project portfolio in Rillsoft with interface to Integration Server

In order to open a project portfolio, do as follows:

  • Select the menu item File > Open > Integration Server > Project portfolio.
  • The dialogue RIS-Portfolio appears.

  1. Left, all portfolios are listed with information about project number in the portfolio and number of projects that are available for you, it is related to your access rights.
  2. Right, you see all the projects from the selected portfolio. You can take out individual projects from the portfolio for this time by deleting the marking of appropriate projects or all projects by click Select: All.

  1. You can apply some projects read-only i.e. only to read in the portfolio, by selecting them in Read-Only column or all projects by click Readonly: All.

    You can see at once on a red background if any projects are locked as well.

  2. Click on the button OK.

Note: Only projects that share a common resource pool can be included in the project portfolio.

If project resources are differrent from the resource pool, the message appears.

In order to have the portfolio accepted projects with significant differences in resources, they must be opened separately and you can switch from the project resource to the resource pool by means of the menu item Project > Switch > Resource pool.

Locking

  • Pessimistic – once a user edits something in the project, all other users can open the project only as a read-only copy.
  • Optimistic - each user can always edit the project.

The lock option is available only for the user, who also have the appropriate access rights.

Deviating project resources are repleced by resource pool

Updates the project resources by adding the resource pool at every opening of the portfolio. The view Variance analysis displays the changes in time of the projects.

Automatic replacement of project resources.

Baselines load

Baseline slows the work with the portfolio. If you do not need a comparison with a baseline at the moment, you can open portfolio without a baseline.

Set the order of the project in portfolio

The projects shown in the list can be sorted according to the following parameters:

  • Project name
  • Code
  • Category
  • Priority
  • Status
  • Start of project
  • Finish of project
  • File names

Click on the selected column in the title area, e.g. Start.

The selected order is then accepted by the project portfolio.

Change portfolio properties

Click on the button Properties

If you want to add other projects to the list, click on the appropriate button to add either a folder or file.