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

Blog Post created by Chris_Hackett Employee on Aug 6, 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.


CA PPM Office Hours: A Live Online Chat (August 2015)

Have a question about CA Project and Portfolio Management? Connect with CA Technologies technical experts to get answers via Office Hours for CA PPM. Our team is here to help you get more out of your technology. Join us for one hour Thursday, August 13th @ 1 PM ET.

New Member Webcast - August 2015

Are you new to the communities? Or maybe you could use a refresher on some of the site's features?

If so, please join us for our monthly New Member Webcast on Thursday, August 20th at 11am ET, which will include an overview of the system, a brief demo, and a Q&A session. We want you to get the most out of the CA Communities, so we're holding these webcasts monthly to help!


Featured User

Community Member Spotlight for July - Suman Pramanik

Once a month we'll shine our virtual spotlight on one of the CA PPM community's members. It's just a fun, easy way for us to get to know one another a little bit beyond our work-related interactions here on the site. This month, we're featuring Suman Pramanik, Principal Support Engineer, CA Technologies.




Thank you Suman for all your contributions to the CA PPM community!

Meet the CA Support Engineers for CA PPM


Meet CA Support Engineer for CA PPM (Clarity): Antonio Arenas

Antonio Arenas has been a member of the support team for less than a year. Antonio holds certifications in ITIL and Solaris. Today he supports CA PPM from Santiago Chile.





Tech Tips and other Helpful Information -


How to use Microsoft Excel to Map Data into XOG Files, then Update Directly to CA PPM

Let Us Know What You Think About the CA Cookbooks

CA PPM Tuesday Tip: Prevent Job Scheduler Stalls

CA Community GO! Marking Answers as Correct

New Flipboard Article on ETC and Adjusted Timesheets

CA PPM Tuesday Tip: Determine Financial Metrics

CA PPM Generic Patch Now Available for

Can Foreign Exchange Rates be xogged in??

Thursday Tip:  Running Jaspersoft as Service on Windows Server 2008

CA Clarity Tuesday Tip: Live Chat with an Engineer

OBS Data for Microsoft Visio

CA PPM Tech Tip: Updating Report Tables

CA PPM Tuesday Tip: How to Set Up the DWH (Data Warehouse) time slices to avoid errors with the 'Update Report Tables' and 'Load DWH' jobs

CA PPM Topography.vsd

Role Management

CA PPM Tuesday Tip: What Happened to the Adjust Button On My Timesheet?

Jaspersoft Organizations


Don't Forget About CA World '15 Discounts for Community Members -- Plus Buy One, Get One


Top Ten Ideas -

Make TIMESHEET a studio object336UNDER REVIEW

Archiving of old data212UNDER REVIEW

Auto-save or notify to save when changing screens204UNDER REVIEW

Ability to make OBS mandatory187DELIVERED

Present pop-up messages to the user167UNDER REVIEW

Seperate Delete Permission from Edit Permission Consistently on all Objects156UNDER REVIEW

Resource – Timesheet View Permission150UNDER REVIEW

Ability to Save Portlet Configuration as a Part of a Filter121UNDER REVIEW

Replace outdated Blob, Time Slice and Datamart technology with modern Database Sparse Matrices and Data Cubes120UNDER 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 in on the discussions in Clarity PPM and make your voice heard!




Community Manager, IT Business Management