What you may have missed in the CA Project and Portfolio Management Community! February 2015

Blog Post created by Chris_Hackett Employee on Mar 16, 2015

Dear Community Member,


With so much going on in the CA Project and Portfolio Management Community I have consolidated recent activities in case you missed anything.



        March 18th @ 1PM ET


Miss Office Hours for CA PPM, March 12 @ 1 PM ET ?

Check out the chat text and join us for the next PPM Office Hours, April 9th! Details will be coming soon.

CA PPM Featured Member for February - David Morton



Thank you Dave for all your contributions to the community!

Tuesday Tips, Tips and other Helpful Information -


CA Clarity PPM 14.x Resource Management OnDemand WBT available on the Education Portal

How to overcome "Unable to Process request" Popup in Clarity V13 and above

How to Financially Close a Project

CA Clarity Tuesday Tip: Force timesheet to think it is an adjustment for reposting to Financials

Tuesday Tip: Cost Plans Grouped by Role and Location OBS Unit -OR- Role and Department OBS Unit

Database error ORA-12560  TNS : Protocol adapter error

How Does the Freeze Date on the Financial Planning Defaults Work?

CA PPM Tuesday Tip:  Extend Time Scale Value Periods

Project Management as a Service: The New Model

Topic Teasers Vol. 51: Why Bother With Earned Value? - By: Barbee Davis - February 9, 2015

Measuring the Quality of the Project Management Process - By: Michael Wood - February 3, 2015

CA PPM Top 10 KB January 2015

CA PPM Tuesday Tip: Financial Cost Plan Attribute Default Settings

Incident Categories Help You Manage Business Demand by Investment

How do make sure Clarity is "healthy?"

Registration is open for the Eltz end-of-sprint demos

Clarity Tuesday Tip: How should the main Clarity jobs be scheduled?

Project - Human Resources (HR) Management

CA PPM Tuesday Tip: Can baseline information be retained when replacing a role with a resource?

Goodbye Bookshelves...Hello Wiki (#DocOps)!

MSP, OWB, or Clarity Gantt?

Clarity Tuesday Tip: Queries to find out who has personalized their view

CA Clarity Tuesday Tip: How to identify "Invalid Timesheets" or Actuals missing in WIP

CA PPM Tuesday Tip: How do the three % Complete Calculation Methods Work

What is Triangulation and Pegging Currency?

REVISED EOS for CA PPM 13.0 & 13.1 (product formerly known as CA Clarity PPM)


Top Ten Ideas -

Make TIMESHEET a studio object306UNDER REVIEW

Archiving of old data202UNDER REVIEW

Ability to make OBS mandatory187DELIVERED

Auto-save or notify to save when changing screens181UNDER REVIEW

Present pop-up messages to the user156UNDER REVIEW

Resource – Timesheet View Permission145UNDER REVIEW

Separate Delete Permission from Edit Permission Consistently on all Objects141UNDER REVIEW

Ability to Save Portlet Configuration as a Part of a Filter119UNDER REVIEW

Replace outdated Blob, Time Slice and Datamart technology with modern Database Sparse Matrices and Data Cubes116UNDER REVIEW

Enhanced Gantt View/Printing Capability109DELIVERED

That's it for now folks but I'm sure there will be a lot more soon! Take a moment to get on the discussion in CA Clarity and make your voice heard!




Community Manager, IT Business Management