Project Cycle Functionality
ADVANCED PROJECTS FOR MICROSOFTY DYNAMICS AX
Develop, design, and deliver projects in a single, integrated application.
With Advanced Projects, project driven companies have one integrated system that makes them more productive in all three phases of the project cycle:
Develop: Build a successful business or practice
Design: Plan, forecast and simulate projects
Deliver: Manage and monitor project execution
Phase 1: Develop
Acquiring customers is critical to all businesses. Maintaining customers is even more essential in a project-driven business, where as much as 70% of your revenue is from existing customers. Without developing relationships, competitively bidding and closing deals, a project-driven company has no future. Advanced Projects easily addresses this critical development phase.
Automate these key business development functions with:
- Customer and Pipeline Management
- Quoting and Bid Management
- Sales and Service Order Management
- Project Cost Control
- Project & Portfolio Analytics
Phase 2: Design
All complex projects require detailed planning so you don’t overcommit resources and overrun your budget. Advanced Projects provides tools to plan, forecast and simulate your projects to avoid future problems and reduce project time and cost.
Schedule tasks, identify dependent tasks, schedule materials and resources, and determine actual costs easily with Advanced Projects.
Design your project plans with sophisticated:
- Activity Planning and Forecasting, including a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and a Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS)
- Resource and Material Scheduling
Phase 3: Deliver
The way to satisfy your demanding customers is to execute the project on-time or earlier and on-budget, with no surprises. This phase monitors the execution of the project to ensure on-time completion of tasks and proper use of all resources while maintaining project profitability.
Advanced Projects delivers the breadth of functionality you need to execute flawlessly. And, because it is an integrated system, you always get up-to-date and accurate information for more informed decisions. Plus, Advanced Projects helps you deliver excellent service by scheduling the right people, at the right time, on the right job.
Get the tools your project-driven company needs for project delivery:
- Progress Monitoring and Coordination
- Project Cost Control, Accounting and Billing
- Resource Management
- Supply Chain Management
- Financial Management