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Essentials for Professional Services is an automated solution based on Microsoft Dynamics 365 that’s been preconfigured to suit the specific needs of companies that provide professional services. It’s designed to give you a single, 360 degree view of your information to help you effectively manage the delivery of client projects, the resources you need for those projects, as well as all billing and accounting — all for a per-user monthly subscription.
Take control of your costs and margins with clear and instant visibility of all aspects of a project, backed up by strong programme management to keep all the facts at your fingertips.
A comprehensive accounting facility prevents revenue leakage by ensuring fast and easy time and expense entry. Plus, the automated system pulls through all data needed for immediate billing.
Get the right people in the right place, at the right time and with the right resources with a solution that delivers insight into the buying, delivery and management of your resources.
We understand that, to maximise your revenues, your company needs specific professional services functionality that a standard solution just can’t provide. Essentials for Professional Services features a wide range of specialist customisations designed to support your business. From more effective project planning and management, to better control of project billing and invoicing, it delivers actionable insights and process optimisation.
Until now, companies that provide professional services would have had to invest significant time into developing a solution customised to their needs. Essentials for Professional Services bypasses the need for many iterations, lots of development and lengthy testing.
We know that you’re looking for a cost-effective solution, so we provide Essentials for Professional Services as a subscription service without up-front capital costs. Plus, rapid implementation means a fast return on time-to-value investment.
Our experts have taken Hitachi Solutions’ experience as a professional services company to create professional services software that has a high degree of preconfiguration so you can get up and running quickly. We deliver a tailored solution with inbuilt best practice processes and configuration templates, freeing you up to focus on your unique strengths, not on technology.
We combine our deep professional services industry expertise with core technologies built on Microsoft’s cloud-based platform. Our solution, customised for professional services, uses Microsoft Lifecycle Services (LCS), drawing on Microsoft tools and technologies, predefined templates, customisations and shared assets.
We understand that you need to assimilate your customised professional services solution into your business as quickly as possible, so we provide all the training resources you need. We’ll share an extensive library of pre-recorded task guides and full documentation of all tools with you to support you in onboarding every aspect of your solution.
We’ve channelled several years of development into Essentials for Professional Services to create a solution we use ourselves. The result is rich functionality that’s of particular interest to companies providing professional services that operate globally. We’re our own reference site, meaning our understanding is second to none.
As a fully automated solution, Essentials for Professional Services ensures that all the details relating to a project are in one, simple to access and easy to update system. It combines industry best practice processes, advanced project accounting and advanced resourcing and scheduling with insightful dashboards, KPIs and Power BI reports.
Based on the user-friendly, intuitive capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics 365, Essentials for Professional Services incorporates our years of development with the very latest in Microsoft’s cloud-based technologies. We use our status as a Microsoft Partner to keep you up-to-date with Microsoft’s updates and we introduce new features regularly to ensure you benefit from the latest technology.