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DPL 9 Portfolio

The class-leading decision analytic system for allocating investments across a portfolio of assets
DPL 9 PORTFOLIO builds on the decision analysis foundation of DPL Enterprise and adds portfolio analysis capabilities to allocate resources and manage risk across a portfolio of projects.
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Move seamlessly from project analysis to portfolio analysis!

Evaluating early-stage R&D and new product development opportunities requires powerful tools with the flexibility and transparency to help you and your team make the right decision with confidence. DPL Portfolio offers robust set of analytical tools via a simple, intuitive environment.

Key features include:

  • Intuitive, graphical desktop application
  • Flexible modeling environment that lets you describe the project in your terms
  • Insightful, presentation-ready outputs
  • Readily available results: update all reports and charts with a single click as the portfolio evolves;
  • Open system that easily integrates with Excel for financial calculations

DPL PORTFOLIO presents key information and insights to your portfolio of projects via clear, concise graphical outputs that can help you to:

  • Weigh your projects against a variety of metrics
  • Identify high risk/high reward projects and “sure bets”
  • Define "success" appropriate for your environment
  • Calculate custom metrics in order to better understand the make-up of your portfolio;
  • Rank projects by "bang for the buck"
  • Select which projects to fund for any budget level
  • View projected free cash flow generated by the portfolio
  • Identify "revenue gaps"
  • Visualize how each project contributes value and risk to the portfolio as a whole

Based on the modeling environment of DPL Professional, users will find DPL Portfolio both intuitive and easy to use through the following modeling features:

  • Intuitive graphical interface to develop decision tree/influence diagram model templates
  • All the flexibility and capabilities of DPL Professional
  • Ability to develop cash flow models in Excel for use in portfolio analysis
  • DPL's powerful and proven analytic engine for fast computation
  • Re-use of project templates for similar projects in your portfolio
  • Support for custom spreadsheets for projects with unusual cash-flow modeling needs
  • Ease of incorporating one-of-a-kind decision models

Hassle-free Implementation

Putting DPL Portfolio to work in your organization is easier than you think. Our Portfolio implementation methodology has been tested at many leading organizations and is proven to be fast and headache-free.

Use it out-of-the-box with Excel

Have an immediate need? No problem, DPL Portfolio can be used right out of the box with:

  • No custom programming requirements
  • Data residing in ordinary Microsoft Excel (.xls) files stored on a file server
  • Custom template models that fit your portfolio, provided by Syncopation
  • The ability to run on client workstations

Highly customizable to meet your needs

For organizations requiring more data management, DPL Portfolio can be integrated with popular database packages. Database-powered implementations allow you to automate data updates, control access to sensitive data and maintain the version history of your portfolio.

Or, you may want to look at DPMX -- a cloud-based solution that pairs our robust portfolio decision analytic engine with enterprise-grade data management tools.

For two decades, R&D management professionals at top organizations have chosen DPL Professional for project evaluation. Why should you demand anything less from your portfolio analysis tool?
Contact us and give DPL Portfolio a try today!