Oracle Cloud PPM vs EBS Projects

Cloud Manufacturing Overall Score

Project Portfolio Management

Functional Comparison - Oracle Cloud PPM vs EBS Projects

EBS Description  Translates to PPM Cloud 
Business Group Enterprise
Operating Unit Business Unit
Processing Constraints Part of Change in Projects
Distribution Rules for Revenue and Invoice Revenue Method and Invoice Method
(Only the functionalities that are substantially different/ enhanced have been mentioned)
Criterion Cloud Improvement Score Cloud Applications (Release 13 - 20C) EBS Applications (Release 12.1.x & above) Cloud Improvement Metrics Rationale for Score
Functionalities : Gaining efficiencies by having efficient business processes supported by Cloud
Project Management Work Order Transaction processing score a. Project Management offers -
  • Users and security
  • Project execution
  • Project Resource Management
b. Manage Projects, track task requirement & task completion status, issues and deliverables
No Project Management. Need to get separate license for -
  • Project Management
  • Enterprise Resource Management
Improves Efficiency
Process Improvement
Improves Data Integrity
Eliminate Extension/ Workarounds
Improves Compliance
Fusion is flexible and easy to track all the deliverables, resources and issues in a single application
Contract/ Project Creation Work Order Transaction processing score Single screen to create Contract, Project, Work order & Funding Multiple screens are required for creation of Contract, Project, Work order and Funding Improves Efficiency
Process Improvement
Improves Data Integrity
Eliminate Extension/ Workarounds
Improves Compliance
Fusion is flexible and easy to create Contract with work pre-request configuration
Budgeting & Forecast Expense Pools score Export & load budgets through excel templates Budgets are loaded manually or through WebADI customization Improves Efficiency
Process Improvement
Improves Data Integrity
Eliminate Extension/ Workarounds
Improves Compliance
Faster data setup
Purchase Order Shrinkage score Project reference details entered at PO line level Project reference details can be entered at line distribution level as well Improves Efficiency
Process Improvement
Improves Data Integrity
Eliminate Extension/ Workarounds
Improves Compliance
Loss of functionality
AP Invoice Payment Shrinkage score Project reference details entered at invoice line level Project reference details can be entered at invoice line distribution level as well Improves Efficiency
Process Improvement
Improves Data Integrity
Eliminate Extension/ Workarounds
Improves Compliance
Loss of functionality
Project Miscellaneous Cost Expense Pools score Load actual cost and expenditure batches through an excel Actual cost & expenditure batches are entered manually or through customization Improves Efficiency
Process Improvement
Improves Data Integrity
Eliminate Extension/ Workarounds
Improves Compliance
Faster data setup
Revenue Recognition Expense Pools score Revenue recognition method is at the project level Revenue recognition is driven by the Distribution Rules at Project type level Improves Efficiency
Process Improvement
Improves Data Integrity
Eliminate Extension/ Workarounds
Improves Compliance
Revenue recognition and invoicing is more streamlined in Fusion Apps
Accounting Work Order Transaction processing score SLA extended to Projects Auto accounting can be used - limited functionality Improves Efficiency
Process Improvement
Improves Data Integrity
Eliminate Extension/ Workarounds
Improves Compliance
Simplified day-to-day activities
Migrations/ Conversion : Quick and reliable path to cloud
Data Conversation/ Open Balances Work Order Transaction processing score MS Excel based templates have been provided Standard forms to key in the text manually Improves Efficiency
Process Improvement
Improves Data Integrity
Eliminates Extension/ Workarounds
Improves Compliance
Faster migration to cloud with simplified conversion process
Integration with External Applications Work Order Transaction processing score Pre integrated with Oracle commerce. Integration available using:
  • Web Services
  • Business Events
  • Expenditures Import by FBDI template
  • B2B
Integration only available using:
  • Expenditure Batches/Web ADI
  • B2B
  • Web services
Improves Efficiency
Process Improvement
Improves Data Integrity
Eliminates Extension/ Workarounds
Improves Compliance
Interface Data access Work Order Transaction processing score Application interface forms are web pages Application interface forms are Java pages Improves Efficiency
Process Improvement
Improves Data Integrity
Eliminates Extension/ Workarounds
Improves Compliance
Data Extraction would be faster and simplify the process
Reporting and Analytics : Easy, advanced visualizations
PPM Dashboard Work Order Transaction processing score Easily configurable, interactive and actionable dashboards No standard dashboard available Improves Efficiency
Process Improvement
Improves Data Integrity
Eliminates Extension/ Workarounds
Improves Compliance
Fusion applications provide high level of flexibility to maximize the use of data using actionable graphs, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Reports Work Order Transaction processing score Highly flexible reporting providing excellent data visualization are available using Oracle Transactional Business Intelligence (OTBI) Limited standard reports availability and requires development of custom reports Improves Efficiency
Process Improvement
Improves Data Integrity
Eliminates Extension/ Workarounds
Improves Compliance

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