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Primavera PPM vs EPPM

Are you planning to purchase or use Primavera but could not decide which one to choose - Primavera PPM or Primavera EPPM? Worry not and find below the core difference between the two forms of Primavera and also learn what functionalities each one has that the other lacks.

Primavera EPPM

This form of Primavera provides an environment for team collaboration, visibility to the latest performance and transparency down to the lowest level of detail.

So, Primavera P6 EPPM is a great solution for dispersed project teams that supports a variety of roles from the most casual to providing a repository for the most detailed.

Find out what functionalities are present in EEPM that are not in PPM, here.

Primavera PPM

Primavera PPM, also known as Primavera Professional provides best in class functionality that professional schedulers expect from any mature scheduling software.

So, if you need to plan your project work in maximum detail, you need PPM. You can not do hard-core scheduling and with most efficient manner with EPPM. However, when PPM is linked to EPPM, you get the best of the both applications.

To find out more about functionality in Primavera PPM that is not present in Primavera EEPM, read this page.  Also read about functionality in Primavera EPPM that is not present in Primavera PPM, here


What is Reflection Project in Primavera P6?

Reflection project is a copy of a project that you can make by right-clicking on a project and selecting 'Create reflection project'. However, this copy of the project is not a normal copy of the project but it has another use, too.

When you create a reflection project, you can open it and make any changes in it. Once you make changes in it, you can merge these changes into the source project (the original project). To merge the changes into the original project, simply right-click on the reflection project and select option 'merge reflection into source project'. 

A reflection project can be useful if you want to carefully make changes in the project and are worried that if the changes are made incorrectly, these may disturb whole your project. So, you create a reflection project and make the required changes in it only. And if you are satisfied with these changes, you can simply just merge those changes into the original project.

This was the Reflection Project feature in Primavera. Hope you found this information useful.

Primavera EPPM vs Primavera PPM

Primavera EEPM is much rarely used compared to Primavera PPM. This is due to the difficulties in the deployment, configuration and maintenance required by the EEPM software. However, there are some functionalities in EPPM that are not present in PPM version of Primavera.

The following features are present in Primavera EPPM but not present in Primavera PPM:

1. Risk register

2. Formula-driven custom fields/columns

3. Schedule checker

4. Advanced project portfolio management

5. Enterprise level project access for viewing/editing through Intranet/Internet

6. Schedule changes preview

7. Information Dashboards

8. Notifications on changes in projects

9. Centralized user administration

10. Issue administration

Also find out: Functionality in Primavera PPM, Not Present in Primavera EPPM