In the business of construction where Project Management, co-ordination and control of a project from inception to completion are paramount, to meet the client’s requirements.
The business also faces challenges to produce a functionally and financially viable project that will be completed on time within budget and the required quality standards.
The Microsoft Dynamic AX Construction solution is the process by which a project is envisages and is brought to a successful conclusion.
Almost responsibilities of a Construction Manager fall into the following 7 categories: Project Management Planning, Cost Management, Time Management, Quality Management, Contract Administration, Safety Management, and CM Professional Practice which includes specific activities like defining the responsibilities and management structure of the project management team, organizing and leading by implementing project controls, defining roles and responsibilities and developing communication protocols, and identifying elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to disputes and claims.
Microsoft Dynamics offers
- Financial management for Construction
- Construction Project Management
- Field Operations
- Cost management
- Engineering change control
- Field service Work Orders.
With the solution Construction Managers get:
- Effective Project management,
- Smoother operations
- Efficient Communications
- Alerts at stages
- Contract and SLA Management
- Asset Tracking
To sustain your company's growth in an uncertain economy – differentiating through innovation and building economies of scale – you need to acquire Microsoft Dynamics AX to have better visibility and control of projects by:
- Provide project visibility across your entire organization, from headquarters to the field
- Mitigate operational and financial risk by integrating project and corporate financials
- Provide full service throughout project life cycles
- Attract, retain, and utilize skilled workers
- Strengthen relationships with suppliers and subcontractors – especially in the areas of project scheduling and performance management.
- View project costs and schedules from any level to determine overall, real-time business and financial impacts
- Compare projects and leverage the best practices of the most successful ones
- Allocate workforce resources properly, giving priority to projects in critical phases
- Enable multiple project managers to report on various phase completions, budgets, costs, and changes
- Control exposure to design changes, performance issues, and unexpected events
- Share information with subcontractors and suppliers
- Recruit, hire, training, and retain your skilled professional staff
- Collaborate with suppliers on estimated delivery schedules
- Measure and evaluate the performance of subcontractors and suppliers