History

PLANTA pulse

May 2017

PLANTA pulse

Working agilely with PLANTA pulse also on mobile devices

PLANTA web-based: available on numerous platforms

Successful participation in software comparisons and PM software market studies

Mar 2017

PLANTA Project took the leading role in the 3rd PPM Practical Test of CSP AG

PLANTA Project successful in the latest PM “Software for Project Management” market study
(Mey Mark Meyer & Frederik Ahlemann together with BARC Business Application Research Center and GPM (German Association for Project Management)

PLANTA Secure

Feb 2017

PLANTA Secure

PLANTA provides additional security standards with its new PLANTA Secure add-on.

Extended Management Board

May 2015

Extended Management Board

Snezana Spasenovic joins the management board.

Program Management

Feb 2015

New Program Management: PLANTA Project provides the possibility to group projects into programs. Projects, programs, portfolios: plan strategically with PLANTA

Cloud

Aug 2013

PLANTA in the Cloud SaaS and on-premises models ensuring a high level of data protection

PLANTA Link

Mar 2013

PLANTA Link

ERP Link becomes PLANTA Link and a universal interface

Microsoft Gold Partner

May 2011

Microsoft Gold Partner

PLANTA achieves Gold status in Microsoft partnership

Own Wiki

Sep 2010

Own Wiki

Web-based manual

Partnerships – Network

Feb 2010

Partnerships – Network

PLANTA extends its network:

  • FAIR Company Initiative
  • CyberForum
  • FZI Karlsruhe (Research Center for Information Technology at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
  • Bundesverband IT-Mittelstand (federal association of medium-sized IT companies

New Client

May 2009

New Client

New Client with tabs and workflow
PPMS renamed PLANTA Project

PLANTA Usergroup Switzerland

Oct 2008

First Usergroup Switzerland meeting, up trifft sich erstmals, ever since one regular meeting per year

New MSP Interface

Sep 2008

PM Market Study

May 2006

PLANTA successfully takes part in a PM market study of the Osnabrück university (later known as BARC study)
Substantially involved in the creation of part 4 „Data model” of DIN 69901

LINUX Server

Feb 2006

PLANTA software runs on LINUX servers and external databases Additional PLANTA Professional Services Automation PPSA software component, integrating commerical functions into the project management

Strong growth

Mar 2005

Thanks to a strong growth already more than 300 customers user PLANTA software

PLANTA Portfolio

Feb 2004

PLANTA Portfolio

Added the project portfolio management component to PPMS (today: PLANTA Portfolio): from the management of corporate objectives
and project ideas through to the evaluation and prioritization of projects and ideas as well as the project and objective monitoring

Computer Center

May 2001

Computer Center

First inhouse computer center Strong growth: approx. 200 customers

Request Management

Apr 2001

Request Management

Added the Request Management (heute PLANTA Request) component to PPMS for the request and change management

New Business Premises

Feb 2001

New Business Premises

PLANTA moves to new business premises in Bunsenstraße 14, Karlsruhe

MSP Interface

May 1999

Added the MSP interface component to PPMS

1. PLANTA User Forum

May 1997

1. PLANTA User Forum

Office/Web Link

Jan 1997

Added the PPMS Office/Web Link component to PPMS

Training companxy

Aug 1996

Training companxy

We train employees!

Windows Servers

Jul 1996

From 1996 also Windows Servers

PLANTA Switzerland

Feb 1996

PLANTA Switzerland

Founding of PLANTA Switzerland by Max Kuhn

PPMS Release 3

May 1994

PPMS Release 3

PPMS Release 3: Windows Client, graphical interface with mouse operation

Membership

Feb 1994

Membership

PLANTA becomes a member of the German association for project management (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Projektmanagement e.V. – GPM)

UNIX Servers

Feb 1989

Switch to UNIX, own database

Rudi Brenner

Feb 1984

Rudi Brenner

Rudi Brenner enters the company and takes up the sales department

Software Development

May 1982

Software development development as part of an BMFT research project at Karlsruhe University

Software-Releases und Funktionsbausteine:

  • 1982 PPMS Release 1 (HP250 with integrated database)
  • 1985 Added the Customizer component
  • 1989 PPMS Release 2 (change over to UNIX)
  • 1994 PPMS Release 3 (Windows Client, graphical interface with mouse operation)
  • 1996 Also Windows Servers
  • 1999 Add the Project Portfolio Management und MSP Interface component
  • 2006 Also Linux servers and external databases
  • 2009 New Client with tabs and workflow – PPMS renamed PLANTA Project
  • 2011 PLANTA Link
  • 2013 Program Management
  • 2015 PLANTA Secure
  • 2017 PLANTA pulse

Company Founding

Jun 1980

Company Founding

Company founding by Günter Matthes