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Powerful Solutions for Project-driven Organizations
Too often, project-driven organizations are faced with a difficult choice: they can choose best-of-breed business applications and integrate them at great cost,

budget planning construction free  Intelligently Guided planning Granular budget control Flexible project creation and Centralized resource management Resource optimization Demand Planning Execute Effectively Time and expense reporting with materials capture One-time data entry Enterprise portfolio visibility Resource utilization Team collaboration Centralized project documentation Earn Accurately Project financial reporting Shorter billing cycles Flexible invoicing Recognize revenue accurately Contract management Adapt to Meet Changing

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ERP for Services (Non-manufacturing)

Typically, ERP systems designed for services industries offer modules that provide back-office support, customer relationship management, time management, expense management, resource management, and project management capabilities. Depending on the vertical market, additional industry-specific functionality may be included to address unique business requirements. Consequently, project-centric systems for accounting, architecture, construction, engineering, and professional services industries will support project management functionality; whereas health care, field service, distribution, and government systems will support functionality unique to those vertical markets. 

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