Focus 5 Systems Ltd
ProChain Pipeline


ProChain Pipeline provides powerful capabilities to synchronise your project schedules across the enterprise. Using ProChain Pipeline you will obtain clear, globally based priorities for all tasks across all projects. You will be able to check the interactions between any number of projects from a centralised location. New, enhanced reporting and decision support capabilities will enhance your competitive position through better, faster decisions. ProChain Pipeline provides a combination of ease of use, scalability and power for those implementing Critical Chain Project Management in multiple project environments.


  Portfolio Management

  • Use all the capabilities of ProChain Project Scheduling, integrated seamlessly into ProChain Pipeline.
  • Re-schedule, update, and analyse any number of projects and resources, taking into account the capacity of selected resources.
  • Control the entire scheduling process through simple but comprehensive options.
  • Manage trade-offs between lead time and utilisation through ProChain's patented "flow expansion" technology.
  • Obtain consolidated views of task, resource, and project status across multiple projects.

  Resource Management

  • Use resource status reports to set and manage relative task priorities across all projects.
  • Analyse loading information for any or all resources across a specified time horizon.
  • Set aside resource time for non-scheduled work using the "Reserved Capacity" feature.
  • Analyse and select resources to use for project synchronisation.

  Decision Support

  • See the status of multiple projects instantly.
  • Analyse the impact of possible portfolio decisions quickly and reliably, with a single mouse click.

  Program Management

  • Manage complexity by linking your projects, tasks and resources.
  • Keep complete control over the relative priorities of programs and their individual components.
  • Schedule and manage projects across an entire program or portfolio of programs.
  • Roll up multiple levels of projects and programs to manage and report at many different levels.

What’s New

  • Multi-project fever charts.
  • Simplified program management capabilities.
  • Cross-project program management views and analyses.
  • Enhanced project and resource reports for updates and what-if analyses.

Technical Requirements

  • Windows: 64-bit or 32-bit 11, 10.1, 10, 8.1, 8 or 7.
  • Microsoft® Project 2013 or later (Standard or Professional, 32-bit or 64-bit).
  • 50 to 100 MB hard disk space (depending on your current configuration).

ProChain Pipeline is available in configurations to synchronise up to 12, 25, 50 or unlimited projects.

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