As originally published in the AbleBridge blog, on the post date. On June 1, 2016, Crowe Horwath LLP welcomed the personnel of AbleBridge, Inc. and acquired its intellectual property.
Just because a project is not billable to a client, is no reason not to track it.Many companies have no idea how much time is spent non billable projects and what the overall, quantifiable benefit is to the company. Those who employ Microsoft Dynamics® CRM have a tool that can track that.Define your projectYou define your projects with a starting date, an ending date, and various milestones along the way. These milestones define the tasks that must be completed in order to stay on track and on schedule. Each milestone or intermediate segment of a project may also have a starting and ending date, a resource requirements agenda, and a designated team responsible for ensuring completion. Even non-billable projects will likely have a budget, so that must be tracked also. Crowe Project Management for Dynamics CRM should be your tool of choice for tracking all of these important components.What kind of projects can be tracked?Any type of project with its associated tasks, milestones, budgets and personnel can be tracked in Microsoft solutions using Crowe Project Management. Typically, project cost accounting is used by professional services organizations, but the application can be farther reaching than that.Here are some examples:
Keep it Simple Project management solutions can be overly complicated, making them less user friendly and almost assuring that they will not be used to track projects whose data may not seem essential for billing purposes. Crowe Project Management is simple and straightforward. It gives you just the information you need, in an intuitive format.
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As of June 1, 2016, the professionals of AbleBridge have joined Crowe Horwath LLP, a public accounting, consulting, and technology firm. We continue our focus on Microsoft Dynamics® CRM (now Dynamics 365) sales and implementation as well as innovative add-on products.