Can resource allocation improvements help you bid a job profitably?

Posted on April 18, 2013 in Blog ,Improve Profitability ,Industry Discussion by

Would you send an Engineer to do an Installer’s job?  Starting a bid with unrealistic resource allocation assumptions will negatively impact project profitability before the job even begins.  It’s just one of the things to consider when bidding a project. Having the right people to do the right job is critical, but having realistic labor installation estimates is just as important to not only create a winning bid, but to create efficiencies in your overall project execution. I hear from many people in operations that […]

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Solutions360 and NSCA Partner to Provide Members Access to a Best in Class Technology Solution

Posted on March 11, 2013 in Achieve Business Growth ,Industry Discussion ,Q360 by

Solutions360 Inc., a leading provider of business management software announced a partnership with the National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) to offer the Q360 Professional Services Automation software technology platform to NSCA members. The partnership was developed in order to provide integrators with a technology solution aimed at streamlining processes that create efficiency and provide opportunities to grow NSCA member businesses.

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Dirty Data is Costing Your Business More Money than You Think

Posted on March 6, 2013 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement ,Improve Profitability by

3 Steps to Get from Bad Data to Good Data – You can’t make good business decisions with dirty data. When you’re planning your resource allocation or you’re auditing your project accounting, if you don’t have one centralized business management software, there may be bad or missing data. That’s costing you precious money and time that can be better served helping your customers.

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5 Things to Consider when Bidding a Project

Posted on February 5, 2013 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement ,Improve Profitability by

The Art & Science of a Good Project Job Costing Process – Not all projects are created equal. It would be nice if there was an exact science to bidding a project but sadly many factors come into play that could malign your latest bid. You need art and science, a job costing system in place, to make it work.

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ERP and BPM with BI: When 1+1+1=4

Posted on January 23, 2013 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement by

Business Intelligence – with implementation of an ERP system & overlaying BPM, you can harness your centralized data is the big strategic advantage.

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Solutions360, PSA Software Leader, Celebrates 25 Years of Enterprise Software Innovation

Posted on January 1, 2013 in Blog ,Solutions360 by

Solutions360, the market-leading professional services automation software company, is celebrating its Silver Anniversary in 2013. For 25 years, customers have depended on Solutions360 psa software to help run and grow their businesses. Solutions360 has led the industry across North America since the company first started development from humble premises in Ontario in 1988. Twenty-five years later, innovation is still at the heart of Solutions360, one of the psa software industry’s most respected and well known companies. The original ethos of the company was a commitment […]

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Proud Sponsor of NSCA’s Business & Leadership Conference

Posted on December 29, 2012 in Blog ,Solutions360 by

  Mark the Calendar: February 21st – 23rd Join industry business owners and managers at the premier conference for electronic systems integrators to transform through a variety of new strategies to improve your business performance and compare notes with your industry peers on what works and what doesn’t. Glance at the many reasons why this year shouldn’t be missed: Want to go for free? SUBMIT your application. Heard of Keynote Peter Sheahan? READ about him. NSCA has a secret, want to know? WATCH the video. Ever heard of […]

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