Benefits of D365 Project Operations
Improve deal management experiences:
Model robust pricing and costing variations on geography and local market economics that influence your global workforce and exchange rates. Create fixed-price, time and materials, or retainer-type contracts for your projects using adaptable billing models that meet your customers’ cash-flow requirements. Use standardized templates to quickly develop a detailed estimate, a schedule, and pricing for the quote. Consolidate your customer data into a single view using the built-in interoperation with Dynamics 365 Sales to get actionable insights for personalized customer engagements.
Drive success through enhanced project management capabilities :
Improve productivity with embedded Microsoft Project capabilities including dashboards, task management, scheduling, interactive Gantt charts, and work-breakdown structures. Develop accurate estimates for labor, expenses, and materials, and track budget-to-actual consumption as projects progress. Bring your cross-functional teams together around project plans, scope, and budget while capturing conversations, sharing content, and using apps—all in one place. Use built-in insights to understand how your projects are trending and drive timely decisions for course correction. Create budget and time snapshots for forecasting in resource and non-stocked deployments to get a clear view of spending and progress targets.
Optimize resource utilization:
Easily distribute workloads across your resources to optimize project delivery. Maintain resource profiles to easily match people’s skill sets with projects. Rate skills using proficiency models that adapt to your unique business needs. Streamline scheduling with relevant skills-based assignments and up-to-date visibility into resources’ availability using universal resource scheduling.
Improve visibility for greater business impact:
Use built-in dashboards surfacing KPIs such as resource utilization, forecasting, and budgeting to quickly adapt to changing business conditions. Use Microsoft Power BI to easily visualize and share business intelligence with your project teams to help drive better customer outcomes. Generate budget and time snapshots to forecast in resource and non-stocked deployments.
Drive project success and profitability with Project Operations:
Get the visibility, collaboration, and agility needed to drive success across your project-centric business—from prospects to payments to profits.
Smoothly grow operations:
Dynamics 365 Project Operations is built on the Dynamics 365 platform, allowing for smooth connections to other Dynamics 365 apps like Sales, Field Service or Finance.