What is Primavera? - Definition from WhatIs.com
Part of the Software applications glossary:

Primavera Systems Inc. provides project and program management software for the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry. Focused on project portfolio management, or PPM, Primavera's solutions let users measure progress, assure governance, improve team collaboration and prioritize project investments and resources.

Primavera's software packages include P6, Prosight, Contract Manager, Cost Manager, Pertmaster, SureTrak, Evolve and Inspire. The newest addition to the suite of project management solutions is Primavera P6, which is an integrated PPM (project portfolio management) solution that provides a real-time view of portfolio performance. P6 also offers what-if scenario modeling, tabular scorecards and capacity analysis.

The hardware requirements of Primavera software vary depending on a client's specific needs, but some general technical specifications apply to all software packages:

- The application server must be supported by Apache Tomcat, BEA WebLogic, IBM WebSphere or RedHat JBoss.
- The database must be supported by Oracle 9i or 10g or Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and 2005.
- The client operating system must be Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows Vista Business Edition or Citrix. For Web-based solutions, Internet Explorer 6 or 7 is required.



Read a review of Primavera Suretrak on ConstructionSoftwareReview.com

Read a review of Primavera PertMaster on ConstructionSoftwareReview.com

Read a review of Primavera P6 and Primavera Contract Manager on ConstructionSoftwareReview.com

Primavera Systems' home page links to its products and services

This was last updated in May 2008
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

Related Terms


  • IFTTT (If This Then That)

    - IFTTT is an online service that automates Web-based tasks so that if one specified event occurs, another is triggered. IFTTT stands for "If This Then That" and the acronym is pronounced to rhyme wi... (WhatIs.com)

  • smart home app (home automation app)

    - A smart home app, sometimes referred to as a home automation app or a smart home automation app, is an application used to remotely control and manage connected non-computing devices in the home, t... (WhatIs.com)

  • Safari

    - Safari is Apple's default Web browser for OS X and iOS-based devices. (WhatIs.com)


  • Software applications

    - Terms related to software applications, including definitions about software programs for vertical industries and words and phrases about software development, use and management.

  • Internet applications

    - This WhatIs.com glossary contains terms related to Internet applications, including definitions about Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery models and words and phrases about web sites, e-commerce ...

Ask a Question. Find an Answer.Powered by ITKnowledgeExchange.com

Ask An IT Question

Get answers from your peers on your most technical challenges

Ask Question

Tech TalkComment



    Contribute to the conversation

    All fields are required. Comments will appear at the bottom of the article.