The Project Management needs features that allow the monitoring and activities of a projects in various business sectors, particularly in manufacturing, where production management and resources can become a hot topic. Keep under control many activities can become complicated, which is why it is necessary to have a tool that can be multi-channel and easy sharing
The ERP systems optimize the project management strategy through four strengths:
Better manage the individual project activities
For a project the need is to specify different properties for each activity, as the date of start / end, load capacity, relationship between the activities, planning of work for specific groups and individual participants.
An ERP system such as Microsoft Dynamics AX, from November 1 available within the cloud solution Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations, it allows to manage day-to-day all the activities of a project, from financial to administrative, anticipating possible delays and allowing time project managers and their teams to assess and record the percentage of completion of each activity, enabling them to provide reports and get live updates on the completion of the project, also recording with ease working hours, both on site or remotely.
Optimize the project management stream
Obtaining accurate information shortens the design cycle, production and invoicing. ERP as a Dynamics AX allows to effectively control production cycles since the input, the timing and stocks of materials. With the ability to bill multiple projects for one customer, also allows the project manager to avoid delays, provide for liquidity, managing the construction of the entire project, checking at the same time, the share assigned to each team member.
And if a customer’s requirements change over the course of the project, thanks to Dynamics AX project manager will add new costs and revenues, and organize, the supplementary operations, communicating in real time with his team.
An ERP system can help define rapidly new projects.The project creation is facilitated using templates created from previous projects. Dynamic Views allow you to quickly assess the ongoing projects and those on the agenda (forecasts from contract tenders), the currently committed resources and / or necessary in the future, avoiding bottlenecks before they occur. Being able to monitor level omnichannel all projects, and facilitating communication between the project manager and team members, you get an increase in productivity by streamlining the delays arising from the use of different systems. With Dynamics AX project manager has provided an all-in-one solution to share with his team.
Getting a business strategic vision
The project manager can create, directly in the ERP system, hierarchies of significant projects underway or have been completed, classifying them according to the sort criteria he selected, in order to have an overview of the costs and the various activities and gain insight detailed profitability. Wide possibilities of tuti the data export, filterable at will in Excel textured leaves pressed to create different views and have a better rendering.
Thanks to predictive and analytical capabilities of the solution, in addition, the project manager has provided critical data to help you identify market trends, acquire the right projects, and avoid engaging in poorly performing projects. This allows a better use of resources, ensuring the creation of specific teams, suited to the individual project.
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