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Project Insight Project Management Software Improves Workflow Efficiency and Productivity for Monolithic Power Systems

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - August 12, 2014) - Monolithic Power Systems, Inc., a San Jose-based high-performance analog semiconductor company that makes chips for the power industry, has implemented Project Insight's project management software (www.projectinsight.net) to provide project visibility across the enterprise, store and organize documents in a centralized location, allow project managers to better manage resource loads, facilitate workflow and produce customized reports.

After evaluating several project solutions, Monolithic Power Systems or MPS (www.monolithicpower.com) selected Project Insight online project management software because it included all the features the project team required at an affordable price. Since it was deployed enterprise-wide, Project Insight has:

  • Supported better task and resource management for improved efficiency and productivity.
  • Generated reports regarding project status, resource allocation, approvals, as well as various task reports like milestone, critical tasks, and overdue task reports.
  • Created baselines once the project team agrees on a project timeline and locks in a schedule.
  • Facilitated better resource use to ensure products are delivered on schedule.
  • Included a centralized document repository for all project files to maintain transparency and improve communications across the enterprise.

"Project Insight's software has made my job much easier," said Bidisha Biswas, MPS's project management administrator. "We have a rather complex workflow/approval/communications process spread over two continents, and Project Insight's portfolio management software simplified our system so I can see everything I need in one place. Now I work faster and accomplish more in less time. That keeps my management team happy, project managers happy and our customers happy."

With Project Insight powerful solution, MPS project teams can agree on a timeline for each new project, lock in a schedule and create a baseline. Performance is then continuously monitored against the baseline project schedule to ensure on-time delivery.

The software's centralized document repository includes each project's complete record within a single folder. The folder's simplified structure allows project resources to access the latest file versions and schedules. The repository also provides a centralized location to store links that direct team members to other network locations.

About Monolithic Power Systems
Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in high-performance analog ICs. Founded in 1997, the company's core technology is its innovative and proprietary manufacturing process combined with superior analog circuit design capabilities across system-level and end customer applications. These combined advantages enable MPS to deliver highly integrated monolithic products that offer energy efficient and cost-effective solutions. MPS has over 1,000 employees worldwide, located in the United States, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Singapore and across Europe. To learn more about Monolithic Power Systems visit www.monolithicpower.com

About Project Insight
Project Insight is project and portfolio management software that helps small to medium sized organizations (1-1000 team members) centralize projects, balance resources, collaborate on project assets, enter time/expenses, track budgets and view real-time reports. Project Insight is used by IT, professional services, product development and advertising teams worldwide. Project Insight is offered in both cloud and on premise editions and is compliant with the PMBOK® Guide. To learn more, visit www.projectinsight.net or follow us on Twitter @ProjectInsight.

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