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Project Management

greater project visibility and decision-making

As your business grows, so does the number of spreadsheets that are created to track project data. Soon, you might find yourself fighting spreadsheet chaos, data silos, and outdated information.

Know exactly where your projects stand in real time and in one single solution with Unanet’s cloud-based project management software for GovCons. Your project management office can gain insight into resource demands through graphical dashboards, Earned Value, Project Portfolio Management, and project costing, and can leverage this information to make strategic decisions across your company’s entire project portfolio.

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FEATURES

SUPPORTING THE WAY YOU NEED TO WORK

  • Create opportunities and projects with flexible business rules
  • Interface with Microsoft Project and other software for interchanging project and task data
  • Constrain budgets/dates at the project, task, and person level
  • Estimate opportunity value to improve company forecasting
  • Lower project management administrative/implementation costs
  • Enable accounting control over the project level and project manager control over the task levels
  • Reduce effort for revenue recognition
  • Review historical project results for future project planning
  • Earned value management ensures on-budget, on-time execution

 

Real-time Alerts and Collaboration

  • Issue alerts based on tailored settings for each project manager
  • Trigger emails notifying users of new and/or changed assignments
  • Collaborate with customers and team members on projects
  • Prioritize opportunities across the enterprise to deliver maximum value
  • Align projects to corporate strategy

POWER PROJECT BUDGETING AND COSTING

  • Provide rate flexibility and date effective values—person, labor category, or any project or task level rate override
  • Utilize powerful reporting capabilities including graphical dashboards, summary, detailed, and periodic reporting using custom accounting calendars
  • Calculate fully burdened project costs with a suite of reports showing direct and indirect costs associated with a project
SUPPORTING THE WAY YOU NEED TO WORK
  • Create opportunities and projects with flexible business rules
  • Interface with Microsoft Project and other software for interchanging project and task data
  • Constrain budgets/dates at the project, task, and person level
  • Estimate opportunity value to improve company forecasting
  • Lower project management administrative/implementation costs
  • Enable accounting control over the project level and project manager control over the task levels
  • Reduce effort for revenue recognition
  • Review historical project results for future project planning
  • Earned value management ensures on-budget, on-time execution
REAL-TIME ALERTS AND COLLABORATION
  • Issue alerts based on tailored settings for each project manager
  • Trigger emails notifying users of new and/or changed assignments
  • Collaborate with customers and team members on projects
  • Prioritize opportunities across the enterprise to deliver maximum value
  • Align projects to corporate strategy
POWERFUL PROJECT BUDGETING AND COSTING
  • Provide rate flexibility and date effective values—person, labor category, or any project or task level rate override
  • Utilize powerful reporting capabilities including graphical dashboards, summary, detailed, and periodic reporting using custom accounting calendars
  • Calculate fully burdened project costs with a suite of reports showing direct and indirect costs associated with a project

 

“Being able to see where we are on projects REAL-TIME instead of waiting for Monday processing has made it much easier to let clients know exactly where we are with their projects. Unanet has set a higher standard for project reporting and there is more to come.”

-Director, Solvability

Executing and Managing Projects

Many of today’s contractors are stuck with outdated, siloed project information and are facing compliance concerns. In this white paper, we explore how contractors can benefit from an integrated project-based ERP solution that is built for the digital age. You’ll learn how to recognize the signs your organization may be suffering from spreadsheet chaos and how a battle-tested, purpose-built ERP system can contribute to seamless government compliance.

The Business of Projects White Paper
Unanet Budgeting & Forecasting Software

BUDGETING & FORECASTING

Budget and forecast at the project and organizational level with Unanet’s centralized project capabilities. Build labor and expense budgets based on hours and direct costs “bottom-up.” Easily calculate fringe, overhead, and G&A costs on a periodic basis (fiscal or calendar periods) or using budgets over a period of performance.

Unanet’s budgeting solution offers outstanding reporting with a wide range of detailed and summary reports available, including graphical dashboards and project costing which allow you to see true project costs. Factor in project probability when forecasting labor utilization to identify if and when projects could become under- or over-capacity.

FEATURES

SUPPORTING THE WAY YOU NEED TO WORK

  • Create opportunities and projects with flexible business rules
  • Manage budgets/dates at the project, task, and person level
  • Plan periodically, using calendar or your own fiscal definitions
  • Streamline project reporting by offering managers insight into the true margin
  • Provide capability for planners and project managers to budget using indirect rates
  • Expedite real-time information and decision-making
  • Achieve effective resource utilization and improved service levels with lower overhead

 

POWERFUL PROJECT BUDGETING & COSTING

  • Provide rate flexibility and date-effective values—person, labor category, or any project or task level rate override
  • Powerful reporting capabilities including graphical dashboards, summary, detailed, and periodic reporting using custom accounting calendars
  • Calculate fully burdened project costs with a suite of reports showing direct and indirect costs associated with a project, using target, provisional, or actual rates
  • Report by customer, project, or task level
  • Forecast direct and indirect charges and revenues

PLAN FUTURE WORK

  • Plan people or people types for projects based upon availability and skills
  • Plan or assign people for multiple periods for a project or multiple projects in a powerful grid format, similar to a spreadsheet
  • Show direct costs, indirect charges (e.g., Fringe, Overhead, G&A, etc.), hours, average labor rate, revenue, and margin on a single report
  • See detailed direct charges by labor and ODC cost element
  • Integrate budgeting and forecasting data with workforce assignment and actuals labor and expenses
  • Understand capacity, revenue, cost, and work schedules
  • Identify and load level overbooked resources
SUPPORTING THE WAY YOU NEED TO WORK
  • Create opportunities and projects with flexible business rules
  • Manage budgets/dates at the project, task, and person level
  • Plan periodically, using calendar or your own fiscal definitions
  • Streamline project reporting by offering managers insight into the true margin
  • Provide capability for planners and project managers to budget using indirect rates
  • Expedite real-time information and decision-making
  • Achieve effective resource utilization and improved service levels with lower overhead

 

POWERFUL PROJECT BUDGETING & COSTING
  • Provide rate flexibility and date-effective values—person, labor category, or any project or task level rate override
  • Powerful reporting capabilities including graphical dashboards, summary, detailed, and periodic reporting using custom accounting calendars
  • Calculate fully burdened project costs with a suite of reports showing direct and indirect costs associated with a project, using target, provisional, or actual rates
  • Report by customer, project, or task level
  • Forecast direct and indirect charges and revenues
PLAN FUTURE WORK
  • Plan people or people types for projects based upon availability and skills
  • Plan or assign people for multiple periods for a project or multiple projects in a powerful grid format, similar to a spreadsheet
  • Show direct costs, indirect charges (e.g., Fringe, Overhead, G&A, etc.), hours, average labor rate, revenue, and margin on a single report
  • See detailed direct charges by labor and ODC cost element
  • Integrate budgeting and forecasting data with workforce assignment and actuals labor and expenses
  • Understand capacity, revenue, cost, and work schedules
  • Identify and load level overbooked resources

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A GovCon’s Essential Guide to DCAA Compliance
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A DoD Contractor’s
Guide to CMMC

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With a Sound Indirect
Rate Strategy

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