Mission Control provides you with native Salesforce project management software. Built on the Salesforce Platform, it operates within your own instance and does not require any third party integrations.
Kanban Project Whiteboard
The Kanban Whiteboard provides users with a great way of visualising all of their actions, based on their current status. From here you can:
It’s a great way of quickly reviewing priorities with the team!
360 Degree Visibility
The Project Overview pulls everything onto one page to make it quick and easy to see how your project is performing. It provides access to:
It even integrates with Chatter to provide in-context collaboration!
Resource Capacity Planning
The Scheduler provides you with the ability to manage the resource capacity planning across all project resources. Identify and manage:
You can view up to a 12 week period and easily drag and drop Actions to reassign or reschedule to fit within your team’s availability
Interactive Gantt Chart
The interactive Gantt Chart lets you build out new Milestones and Actions, reschedule existing timelines, reassign ownership and build out dependencies.
You can export the Gantt Chart as a PDF to share with timeline with colleagues, clients or suppliers.
Keep Track of Time
You’re able to easily keep a record of the hours spent working on any project. The Timesheet provides a list of all actions assigned to an individual for a specific week. You can easily:
You can also log time on the go with the Salesforce1 Time Logger, allowing you to track time through it’s ‘Start / Stop’ functionality.
The PMO Dashboard provides the birds eye view of how your projects are performing. Highlighting key metrics such as:
It provides you with instant insight into performance against budget and timeline. It also lets you drill down into the Projects, Milestones and Actions to get to the route problem in order to get the project back on track.
Full Feature List
Mission Control is a cloud-based Project Management system that operates natively on the Force.com platform. It integrates with the following editions of Salesforce.com:
Mission Control provides you with all the tools to effectively manage all of your organisation’s projects. It is jam packed with features to help you manage your projects no matter what methodology you use, including:
It has been designed to work with you whether you use agile, Prince2, PMP or any other project methodology.
Mission Control is licensed on a ‘per user’ basis. This means you pay a monthly subscription for each user license.
Mission Control costs AU$29 per user per month. Payment is via Credit Card on a monthly subscription basis.
We provide a 50% discount for Not For Profit Organisations.
What’s on Offer?
Mission Control has all the tools you’ll need to have a holistic view across all of your projects. Each Project has related Milestones, which subsequently have related Actions. Project Members are able to log both time and expenses against an Action, which all roll up to provide Milestone and Project summaries.
Everything you do in Mission Control is launched from the ‘Mission Control Console’. This Console provides users with the ability to perform a number of key actions, including:
Whether you use Salesforce Classic or Lightning Experience, you’ll be able to use all of the features available to you in Mission Control!
The Project Overview provides you with a holistic view of everything relating to a specific project. You are able to quickly see all the important information on page, including:
From the Project Overview page, you are able to quickly view or edit a related Milestone or Action.
Mission Control provides with a variety of options when it comes to tracking both Billing and Cost rates on your projects. The three main methods of calculating your project financials are:
The table below provides an overview of how each of these options will work.
Tracking both Billing and Cost financials on your projects will enable you to have greater insight into the Profit & Loss position for each project, across a stream of programs and across the entire business.
Mission Control includes a Gantt Chart feature, allowing you to view and edit any of your projects in a visual manner. The Gantt chart has a very user-friendly interface with the following features:
You are also able to view in a printable format for easy printing or converting to PDF.
You can also export your projects as an XML file that can be imported into MS Project.
A unique feature of Mission Control is its ‘Virtual Project Whiteboard’. The Whiteboard provides you with a holistic view of all Actions relating to current Projects.
All Actions on the Whiteboard have their own ‘sticky note’, which displays key information including:
Each Project can be assigned a different colour sticky note to aid identification of related Actions. Using the Whiteboard, you can:
All underlying workflow triggers are executed when using the ‘drag and drop’ functionality.
The timesheets page allows Project Members the ability to view and manage all of their Actions that are due in a given week, including overdue Actions. The user is able to log both billable and non-billable time, view existing time logs and add comments. A project member may also be given the ability to manage other member’s timesheets. They’ll even have the option ‘track time’ using the start / stop functionality.
Time Logger – Salesforce1 / Browser Side Bar
Project Members can log time using the quick access Time Logger, which is accessible via the Side Bar within the browser or from the Salesforce1 mobile application. You can log time historically, or ‘track’ time whilst you’re working on the Action.
The Scheduler provides a calendar style view of Action records. It can display Actions for all Projects, or you can filter to a specific Project, or based on team membership and skills profile. It enables you to reschedule and change ownership of any Action, as well as viewing holidays, Salesforce.com Tasks & Events and resource availability. The Scheduler is a very useful tool for resource capacity planning.
There’s also an option where you can view the hours distributed across each day to quickly identify any bottlenecks that might need balancing out.
An Expense object allows you to track all of your Project Expenses. This feature includes the ability for an expense approver to review and approve or reject expense claims. Once approved, the expense amount will be allocated to the project’s financials.
Your users can submit expenses within the browser via the Expense Log, which enables them to submit multiple expenses at one time.
You can also submit expenses whilst they’re on the go, using Salesforce1. They can also utilise the Notes & Attachments feature to submit expense receipts / supporting documentation.
Mission Control enables you to raise invoices and credit notes against your projects. There are three options that help you raise your invoices in the most time-efficient manner as possible.
Mission Control fully supports multi-currency and enables you to manage Tax Rates for the various countries you’re operating in.
You can raise invoices and credit notes, generate them as PDFs and share them with your clients externally to Mission Control.
A risk log object allows you to manage Risks relating to a Project, a Milestone or a particular Action. The Risk Log allows you to specify the details of a Risk, categorise it and determine the Risk Score based on Impact and Probability.
Risk logs can be added from the project record. All Risk Logs and a Risk Chart will appear on the Project Overview page.