We’d love to connect you with the relevant Fusion expert
The Fusion Suite is distributed and supported by ProChain Solutions , a software development company founded in 1996. We are the premier implementer of project management software solutions based on the Critical Chain approach.
Since our inception, we have helped thousands of clients—many in the Global 500—save time, reduce inefficiencies, and improve project outcomes using the proven Critical Chain project management methodology.
Today, we are proud to assist our clients with Fusion deployments across numerous industries, including pharmaceuticals, aerospace and defense, manufacturing, and more.
Rob Newbold and Bill Lynch start ProChain Solutions with the idea of creating software to improve the ability of project managers and project organizations to be successful; that is, to give them “agency.”
Our first software product, ProChain Project Scheduling, is released, shortly followed by a comprehensive training program. We hire our first employees.
Rob’s book Project Management in the Fast Lane is published by St. Lucie Press. We begin our first major Critical Chain implementation.
We dive into multi-project scheduling with the first release of ProChain Pipeline. We hold our first annual ProChain conference in Alexandria, Virginia.
ProChain Enterprise is released to provide organization-wide, cross-project connectivity.
The ProChain certification process is launched.
We sign our first major division-wide implementation agreements with a Fortune-100 medical device company and a Fortune-50 consumer products company.
We sign our first major company-wide Fortune-100 semiconductor implementation agreement.
We sign our first company-wide Fortune-200 pharmaceuticals implementation agreement.
ProChain Press is launched and publishes Rob Newbold’s The Billion Dollar Solution.
We re-think the Critical Chain approach and dramatically revise ProChain Project Management and ProChain Pipeline to improve usability.
ProChain Press publishes Be Fast or Be Gone by Andreas Scherer.
ProChain Press publishes The Project Manifesto by Rob Newbold and Bill Lynch. The book wins a Gold Medal in the 2015 Axiom Business Book Awards.
Quick Start program launched.
Work begins on the Fusion Suite as the next generation of ProChain Enterprise. ProChain Press publishes Islands of Stability by Rob Newbold.
Market introduction of ProChain Fusion. ProChain introduces its virtual network building process.
Work begins on the ProChain University basics program.
Version 15.0 of Fusion released to enhance agile support and incorporate more features from ProChain Project Scheduling. ProChain University basics program is made available to select users.
Version 15.2 of Fusion is released to allow full online customer account management. ProChain re-brands its software products as Fusion Online, Fusion Desktop, and Fusion Pipeline.
Our Focus on the Future
If there’s anything we’ve learned in the 25+ years we’ve been in business, it’s that the project management discipline is always evolving.
As we look to the future of our industry, we see the potential for even more optimization of existing systems, development of better processes and best practices, and endless opportunity to help our clients meet their goals.
There’s always a bigger, bolder target to shoot for. We ’re excited to help your business reach new heights by enabling you to better track, manage, and streamline the projects that are critical to your success.