Hydra is a project resource management solution designed to help professional services design, execute and optimize their projects through knowledge management. With tools for managing best practices, knowledge, risks, requirements, time, budget, resources, and capacity, Hydra is designed to help businesses of all sizes manage their projects and execution, as well as project planning, collaboration, scenario planning, reporting, and more.
Hydra provides users with tools to help organizations deliver projects on time and on budget. Multiple projects can be managed in real time with one page displaying updates on completed tasks, progress, risk logs, requirements, and more. With Hydra, users have full control over costs with budget tracking and financial reporting to track the spend on each project compared with forecasts. Workflows can be set up to automate processes including risk management, resource planning with under and over utilization indicators, capacity planning with automatic re-distribution of resources across projects, task assignment based on employee skills, and more.
To facilitate knowledge management, Hydra allows users to store, manage, and share documents from one centralized location, with instant access to online and offline documents relating to projects. Hydra also uses blueprint technology to create meta-data copies of projects and best practices in order to improve the forecasting and planning of future projects.
An excellent system, very recommendable for a project department to keep track of resource effort usage and capacity planning. Useful repository for all project information. The best part about it is the team, who work hard to fix your problems and also incorporate your suggestions into new builds and releases.
Constant revisions and build fixes
Customisable to your needs
Not able to 'plan' projects as well as MS Project - soemtimes you essentially just want a checklist of very small tasks that for part of the plan but are neither a milestone nor large enough to constitue a new code.
If you use the 'costs' part of the system, you would probably want to input this data twice; in Hydra and also in some other budgeting system/spreadsheet as Hydra is not yet sophisticated enough to handle the complexity of a project budget
You need training in Crystal Reports to create your own reports, which you will most likely need
LCC ICT first implemented Hydra in 2005 and have seen the product go from strength to strength.
- Easy to implement with regards to the technical changes.
- The software has the potential to revolutionise the way you plan your Portfolios of work and how you undertake workforce planning.
- Increased visibility of projects, what will be delivered on time and to budget.
- The system comes with standard reports and you also have the option to develop your own reports using SQL / Crystal Reporter.
- The consultation service offered by Hydra Management Limited is excellent and has assisted us in the development of a number of different solutions.
- The cultural changes required within the organisation to fully realise the benefits associated with this software are more challenging than intially anticipated and require top down leadership to ensure success.
It is the most easy to use interactive software. It has seamless integration with back end ERP.
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Hydra offers the following pricing plans:
Pricing model: Subscription
Free Trial: Not Available
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Hydra has the following typical customers:
Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Public Administrations, Small Business
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Hydra offers the following support options:
Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials