Real-time Project Analytics for Valuable Business Intelligence

Make better decisions with instant analysis of your project data

Give every project stakeholder, from executives to managers to customers, the real-time analytics they need to make the right decisions.

Analyze your projects in real time. Drive major productivity improvements with instant visibility across tasks, projects, portfolios and your company. Know what analytics are vital to project management, what analytics are often used, how analytics improve projects, and how analytics and help predict project outcomes.

The Quick Guide to Project Business Automation

PBA Quick Guide

A high-level guide to the business system for project-driven organizations

This Quick Guide to Project Business Automation will help you understand PBA and how it applies to your business. What you will learn:

  • What is Project Business Automation?
  • Who is PBA for?
  • What problem does PBA solve and why is it needed?
  • What are the core elements of PBA?
  • What are the key benefits of PBA?

If a crucial part of your business is about running projects successfully, you need this guide.

Project Insight - See How it Works

Eliminate standalone project and portfolio intelligence applications and the overhead integrations needed to manage them.

  • Instantly understand how your company is performing across a number of financial and operational areas
  • Get a real-time in-depth overview of project health based on more than 25 unique signals
  • Real-time day-to-day project insight across the organization from controllers through planners and resource managers to all project team members
  • Manage your project risks in real-time

Real-Time Insight Into Project Performance

Adeaca Project Business Automation™ (PBA) brings company leaders the real-time project insight they need to transform their companies into high-performing enterprises in their industry.

Controlled processes yield reliable metrics

For project-driven organizations, the single most important objective is the successful and profitable delivery of projects. This requires close management of a wide range of KPIs across business regions and project portfolios, and it demands a high degree of visibility into real-time status at any level.

ERP Performance Index

Holistic Project View

To generate meaningful project analytics, you need to incorporate operational as well as financial performance indicators. Unlike most mainstream project and ERP solutions, Adeaca PBA lets you manage project financials as well as project operations within a single solution, providing holistic project intelligence in real time.

Reporting hierarchies

The built-in reporting hierarchies allow you to easily identify potential problem areas at enterprise or portfolio level and subsequently drill down into projects and planning structures to identify root causes. All metrics originate from a single integrated solution, are governed by enforceable best practices and backed by a full audit trail, resulting in reliable and actionable KPIs.

Trends and benchmarks

Raw KPIs aside, Adeaca PBA also provides the tools required to identify performance trends and benchmark your performance against company goals and industry standards. Because there is no data translation or time-lapse between source transactions and visualization. The intelligence is available in real-time, enabling you to make timely and informed business decisions.

ERP Performance Index

Watch the On-Demand Webcast

Project Business Automation: What is it and how can it help my business?

Discover PBA. This webcast will introduce you to PBA as a new category of software systems for project-driven business.

What you will learn:

  • What is Project Business Automation?
  • What types of companies or business units is it for?
  • What are the core parts of PBA?
  • What is the business value of PBA?

Early Detection Prevents Escalation

In the world of projects, it is not what you know but when you know it that really matters. What senior management needs, but rarely has, is a way to easily and instantly recognize changing conditions and risks. Slight but accelerating budget overruns, minor but multiplying issues, or early erosion of scheduled slack are a few of the many common problems in the project life cycle, and all are challenges that can be resolved by timely detection and intervention.

Adeaca PBA™ does all the data mining for you and ensures warning signs are flagged immediately and well before they deteriorate and significantly impact project performance.

Rex Moore Electrical Contracting runs its entire project business with Adeaca PBA

Rex Moore is a commercial electrical contractor that does engineering, design, installation and service.

Hear from Jeremy Grosser of Rex Moore and how he fulfilled a vision to integrate disparate applications into one business system with Adeaca Project Business Automation. Some of the results for Rex Moore include:

  • Replaced 15 different applications with 1 comprehensive system and eliminated the costs and inefficiencies associated with them
  • Executives now have instant access to critical business information
  • Increased collaboration dramatically with the one platform approach
  • Proactively manage resource requirements for customer projects
  • Seamlessly integrates critical information with its enterprise ERP

Project Business Automation Requirements Template

Project Business Requirements Document

The most comprehensive business system requirements document for project-driven processes.

400+ criteria you can use immediately to evaluate any ERP/business system for its Project Business capabilities.

  • Create or supplement your own RFI or business requirements document
  • Set parameters and evaluate vendor demonstrations around the included features
  • Rethink your tools and systems strategy supported by tangible criteria

Any company exploring a new ERP, project/portfolio management, project accounting, project analytics or related system needs this template.

Reduce Risk with Adeaca PBA™ Project Insight: Capabilities

ADEACA ONE: ERP Performance Indicator

Enterprise Performance Index™

The Adeaca PBA Enterprise Performance Index™ (EPI) rolls up KPIs into a hierarchical index so you can always tell how your company is doing with just one number. Raw KPIs are normalized into index values and evaluated against company goals or industry standards. You can use this insight to set goals for company divisions and track progress against those goals.

  • Color codes make it easy to identify performance variances.
  • Trend indicators illustrate improving or deteriorating indexes by analyzing your performance over time. 
  • Drill down to portfolio and portfolio group levels.

Built-in KPIs

With more than 50 predefined project KPIs, Adeaca PBA provides a real-time holistic overview of project financial and operational processes.

Measure anything

  • Budgets
  • Actuals
  • Commitments
  • Variances
  • Progress
  • Productivity
  • Margins
  • Over/under billing & contingencies
  • Schedules
  • Milestones & deadlines
  • Pipeline
  • Cash-flow
  • Capacities
  • Risks & issues
Project kpis
Portfolio analytics
project pipeline cash flow

Portfolio Analytics

Based on user-defined reporting hierarchies, portfolio analytics provide an overview of project and portfolio performance with drill-down capabilities from portfolio groups and portfolios to projects and into planning structures (CBS & WBS). Project KPIs are seamlessly consolidated in a range of project business dashboards including graphical representations of core metrics via traffic light sensor points, bubble charts and other graphic controls.

Sensor Points™

Adeaca PBA's Sensor Points™ are used across financial and operational disciplines to automatically monitor project events, flagging deviations and trends. The sensor point system provides a real-time in-depth view of potential problem areas without having to manually data mine the project. Manage risks in real-time across your project portfolio.

sensor points
earned value analytics

Earned Value Analytics

Based on recorded progress indicators, actual costs and planned execution of a project, the earned value analytics framework computes schedule and cost performance indexes by deducting the delta between planned value, earned value and actual costs. EVA is computed against the cost breakdown structure with performance indexes calculated at every level.

Workspaces

Workspaces are designed to support the execution of specific tasks, for instance, month-end close, managing scope changes, or following up on project schedules. For ease of use and navigation, workspaces feature a reduced menu structure and dataset pertinent to the individual user.

Additionally, BI artifacts highlight important project intelligence relevant to the user and counter tiles summarize your current workload ensuring that work items are not missed.

project workspace
project workspace 2

Enhanced project dashboards with Power BI

Adeaca utilizes Microsoft Power BI to give you access to flexible real-time project and portfolio analytics. Here are just a few examples.

Power BI Project Planning Dashboard

Project Planning

Power BI Project Budget Performance Report

Budget Performance

Power BI Project Issue Management Report

Issue Management

Power BI Project Capacity Management Report

Capacity Management

Power BI Project Variance Analysis

Variance Analysis

Power BI Project Margin Analysis

Margin Analysis

To see our Power BI dashboards in action, request your demonstration of Adeaca PBA.

Considering Microsoft Dynamics 365 Project Operations? 

Download the Whitepaper: Dynamics 365 Project Operations and Project Business Automation

For your project-driven business, you may consider the new offering from Microsoft called Project Operations. But what is Project Operations, who is it for, and what exactly are you getting? Find out in this whitepaper.

In this document, we explore the best types of industries and businesses that should find value in Project Operations and those that will need something more. We provide a high-level comparison between the functionality found in Dynamics 365 and Adeaca PBA, so you can decide what makes the most sense for you.

Whitepaper - Adeaca PBA vs Dynamics 365

Find answers to your questions

Discover more or engage with our project business experts.

PBA Quick Guide

PBA Quick Guide

This Quick Guide to Project Business Automation gives you a high-level overview of PBA and how it can be applied to your project-driven business.

Request a Demo

See a high-level overview of our Project Business Automation cloud solution. Learn how it works and what the benefits are for your industry.

Send a Message

Simply start an email dialogue to gather some more information about our solutions, our company and our expertise.