Empowering Excellence In AEC. Join us for an Exclusive AEC Digital Transformation Event by Microsoft in Collaboration with HSO. 

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When

November 16

Time

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Australian Eastern Standard Time

Location

4 Freshwater Pl, Southbank VIC 3006

Costs

Free

Digitizing AEC Sector with Microsoft and HSO

Speakers

Empowering AEC Seller/Doers to Find and Win More Work

Marketing, Business Development, Experience Management, and Relationship Intelligence

The AEC industry is rooted in relationships, so your firm’s relationships and experience must be front and center. Ensuring that your firm makes wise business development investment decisions, builds proposals that highlight the best possible experience and qualifications, and effectively leverages your network of relationships are critical aspects of winning new business. Your CRM system, therefore, needs to be an integral part of your firm’s success.

  • Maintain a 360-degree view of your clients, relationships, pursuits, experience, and growth initiatives.
  • Provide complete pursuit management, go/ no-go decision support, and a full experience management library.
  • Overcome seller/doer user adoption challenges with an Outlook and mobile-centric user experience and innovative passive data collection strategy to automate the contribution of key data.

Empowering AEC Project Managers to Deliver Profitable Projects & Accelerate Cashflow

Project Management, Project Accounting, Financial Management, and Operations

As an AEC firm, you need to effectively manage your projects, optimize the use of your employee and subcontractor resources, efficiently manage back-office accounting processes, and provide real-time visibility of important project and financial data to key stakeholders. Having purpose-built tools that can manage these processes in an integrated fashion is, therefore, a necessity. So, Project Estimates, WBS & Task Management, Contracts, Project Budgets, Resourcing, Subconsultants, Time and expense Billing Project Analytics and what more! We have got all covered!

What it can do:

  • Manage the complete lifecycle of your projects – from planning, to project and contract intake, to budget and progress management, to resourcing, to time and expense management and billing.
  • Serve up role-based analytics and dashboards that provide real-time insights across your firm.
  • Seamlessly integrate with the aec360 CRM and Talent management applications.
  • Financial Management, Project Accounting, Revenue Recognition, AR, Credit & Collections, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Budgeting Tax Financial Analytics

Empowering Accounting Managers to Accelerate Cashflow

Accounting Managers, Finance Managers, Financial Heads, CFOs

In the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry, where cashflow management is critical, Dynamics 365 Finance empowers Accounting Managers with robust tools. It streamlines financial operations, enhances visibility, and optimizes cashflow. By automating processes, tracking expenses, and providing real-time insights, Dynamics 365 Finance enables Accounting Managers to make informed decisions and accelerate cashflow, ultimately contributing to the financial health and success of AEC organizations. So, what’s more? Estimating and Deal Sheets, Pre-Con Contract Management, WIP and Revenue Forecasting, Resource Planning and Forecasting, Utilization and Bookings and many more! We’ve got you all covered.

What it can do:

  • Estimating and Deal Sheets
  • Pre-Con Contract Management
  • WIP and Revenue Forecasting
  • Resource Planning and Forecasting
  • Utilization and Bookings

Empowering IT to Drive Efficiencies, Automation, and Insights

IT managers, IT heads, CIOs, CTOs

For specifically AEC sector, we bring the industry’s only single-vendor platform CRM + ERP + HR + Productivity + BI suite. With aec360, you have the power to drive innovation across the value chain while maximizing efficiencies and insights. With the IT package, you get native Azure service, Power Platform integration, and embedded Office 365 productivity tools, LinkedIn relationship insights, and Power BI insights help you modernize operations, adopt intelligent automation capabilities, deliver real-time performance insights and connect your entire firm – accelerating the impact of digital transformation.

The right tool to tackle complex tasks is often one that was purpose-built for the job. Leveraging the power of Microsoft Dynamics 365, CTOs and IT managers can integrate all of your firm’s key business areas to help you find and win more work, effectively deliver your projects, confidently manage your finances, and find and retain the best possible talent with the power of Office 365, Power BI, PowerApps and Power Automate suited to AEC industry.