There are two types of project portfolio management (PPM) solutions for professional services organizations (PSO). For smaller PSOs, best-of-breed vendors provide hosted solutions with out-of-the-box integrations, while integrated PPM solutions provide the complete back-office systems preferred by many larger PSOs.
catering to service firms, Changepoint provides a very mature best-of-breed solution with comprehensive CRM, engagement, and resource management features, as well as time, billing, expense, and invoice modules that tightly integrate with packages such as Great Plains , Oracle Financials , ADP Payroll , and MS Project. Autotask provides a hosted option to SMB service organizations. Marketing itself as a PSA platform, it offers a modular solution that can be turned on and off according to an organization's