Long-Time User, The Hershey Company, Leveraged EPM Live for Its Full PPM Functionality

Challenge:

  • Headquartered in Hershey, PA, The Hershey Company is the largest producer of quality chocolate in North America and a global leader in chocolate and sugar confectionery. With over 15 products and seven other brands, Hershey needed a proficient way to track all projects, communicate effectively with team members.
  • Hershey also recognized a need for resource management, time and budget tracking.

Solution:

  • Hershey leveraged EPM Live for its full PPM.
  • Through EPM Live, Hershey now has excellent resource management, budgeting, and time tracking.
  • Hershey also selected EPM Live because of its flexible nature. Hershey is an IBM Websphere shop so SharePoint is not deployed at all.

Results:

Hershey has been using EPM Live for more than 7 years and increased its user base from 350 to 700 over that time period.