2009 Winner Profile

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Project Description:
The U.S. Department of Energy lab created Project Central, a role-based portal for project management and team collaboration to support research. The system includes access to project information, standard and ad hoc project workflows and automated delivery of information to employees' workspaces. By integrating Oracle Business Intelligence into Microsoft SharePoint, the system provides interactive graphs, dashboards and reports to facilitate better project decisions. PNNL reports that Project Central has improved risk management, decreased project management costs and increased lab research productivity.
Project type:
BI, Collaboration, Document Management
Business Functions:
Accounting & finance, Research & development/product development, Customer service/support
Business Goal:
Operational
CEO:
Michael Kluse, Laboratory Director
Headquarters:
Richland, Wash.
Industry:
Government
Revenue (2008):
$881 million
Website:
www.pnl.gov
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