Sofware Companies have unique needs that Microsoft Dynamics can address!
Attention Software Developers, Do These Apply to You?
You provide industry specific software or horizontal software applications. You offer recurring maintenance agreements for your product. You have to comply with revenue recognition requirements to only record a portion of each sale when it is made and for subsequent periods. You have royalty or unique commission computations that take considerable time to manage. Are your projects completed on time and on budget? Does management have accurate, timely information regarding your projects? If any of these points apply to your business, your needs can be eloquently and economically addressed utilizing Microsoft Dynamics applications that can satisfy these and many other requirements of your industry. Microsoft Dynamics supports software development companies with tools to access decision-driving information, realize a rapid ROI, and help you focus on dedicated customer service. You develop top rated software for your industry. Why not use Microsoft operational applications for your back office? Your office will work smarter, faster, and more efficiently.
As a project-based enterprise, it's important that you have control of contracts, jobs and projects in order to maximize your profits. You may struggle with efficiently using resources across billable projects, and making sure that each project is planned and controlled from initial quote to final billing.
The following Microsoft Dynamics tools can help you achieve day-to-day control:
Create contracts, budgets, and projects with as much or as little detail as you require. Easily track project status and profitability, labor, equipment, materials, and employee expenses.
ENSURE TIMELY, ACCURATE BILLING
Flexible and fully automated invoicing options save time while meeting the needs of your clients. Permits tailored billing options for one or more groups of customers. Offers variable periods, billing cycle and customized invoices.
STAY INFORMED ABOUT BUDGET CHANGES AND REVENUES
Track and control change orders by line item or by the original budget, and use enhanced reporting capabilities to display the information you need.
INCREASE EMPLOYEE PRODUCTIVITY
Equip employees with easy access to key project information and templates that help enable them to perform routine project and budget tasks more quickly.
Eliminate data entry and improve accuracy with data sharing that are available for your operational and financial applications. Use tools that are built to import orders, new customers, or make mass changes in minutes, not hours or days.
CONTRACT/PROJECT/COST CODE DETAIL
See every detail of each project and track, monitor, and access all information, activities, budgets, costs, and billings related to specific contracts, projects, and cost codes.
TIME ENTRY AND BILLING
Track the true costs of a project by capturing the amount of time spent and detailed notes related to any project, which can then be used for documentation, billing, and better quote generation.
ACTIVITY-BASED OR FEE BILLING
Bill fees accurately by logging specific activities related to a project and generating billing for those activities based on predefined fee structures
Capture all expenditures for specific projects, whether employee reimbursements, vendor invoices, or internal resources, and bill those cost items based on predefined billing rules.
WEB-BASED TIME/EXPENSE REPORTING
Enter, edit, and approve detailed time and expense transactions when they happen in the field through a Web-based application.
CASH-BASIS FINANCIAL REPORTING
Generate financial statements on a cash basis or modified cash basis, in addition to traditional accrual-basis financial statements.
Automate your business processes to tighten schedules and reduce costs by creating reusable templates and processes.
Manage teams, even when members are spread over long distances, using Web-based collaboration tools and communication portals.