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  1. Open Source Time Sheet & Project Mangementfor Consulting Companies

  2. Open Source applications to run your Consulting Company Open Source products have largely been focused on broad horizontal platforms within infrastructure software but gain recently more and more acceptance in the enterprise application market. Nowadays Fortune 500 companies trust Business Applications build with Open Source technology. Enterprises have discovered the opportunity to be more self-reliant through source code modification. Incremental project and upgrade schedules and free rein in integration decisions are the advantages most mentioned among IT deciders. Direct interaction with the OSS community creates the opportunity to implement projects in a way that is consistently mindful of enterprise goals, rather than the goals of a proprietary software vendor. Extendable and flexible ]project-open[ Project Management tools are tightly integrated in an Open Source ERP Suite. Additional modules can be easily plugged into the system and be configured the way you need it. ProjectControlling Collaboration KnowledgeManagement ProjectManagement CustomerRelationshipManagement Human ResourceManagement FinancialControlling

  3. Core Features • Project Planning & TrackingAssign resources to project tasks, determine resource utilization and over utilization, track resource consumption based on reported timesheet hours and financial information po[ supports all stakeholders during the entire lifecycle of a project • Project ControllingTrack resource consumption based on reported timesheet hours and financial information, have a financial snapshot available • Project InvoicingCreate invoices for fixed price/ effort based projects, partial invoices, multiple invoices per project and cumulative invoices • TimesheetIntegrated timesheet management for both support tickets and projects. • FinancialsTrack also other project costs, • Reporting & Business IntelligenceIntegration with the ]po[ reporting engine, the ]po[ Data-Warehouse and ]po[ performance indicators. You can analyze project and service costs according to any number of dimensions. • HRUse pre-defined workflows to manage absences • Online CollaborationIntegrated timesheet management for both support tickets and projects. • Helpdesk & Ticket ManagementUsers can enter tickets and track ticket processing • Business Process Support]po[ goes where you go • Multi-Currency and Multi_langual]po[ goes where you go

  4. Business Core Benefits • High ROI]project-open[ can be downloaded and used at no costs.87 percent of enterprises that try open source actually realize cost savings from its adoption (Forrester,2009) • Reduced RiskWithout large, up-front licensing fees, lower acquisition costs and lower maintenance costs Open Source offers enterprises a comprehensive way. The ability to try it on a limited basis in some areas before expanding it across the company • IntegrationAll modules are highly integrated. This simplifies and speeds up access to project resources information allows tighter control of projects. An integrated Workflow Engine • Start right away ]project-open[ allows you to begin right away. Out-of-the box process support Pre-configured during install workflows • Replace … ]po[ is capable replacing various single applications. Say "Good Bye" to your various EXCEL sheets, time-tracking tools or file managers. ]po[ is capable of replacing up to 10 different applications by integrating various software products into one single solution. This leads to a lower TOC, ensures your data security and improves your Knowledge Management efforts, just to name a few . • Grows with your company]po[ is a system that works for the company for the long term; and Goes where you go –Localized in • Support tech support is available

  5. Open Source & Technical Core Benefits • open source offers the most comprehensive way to ensure software actually works before you pay for it, and to tweak it to make it work how you want it to work • Eco SystemUsers benefit form the jointly efforts of Community and ]po[ team. Developers around the world provide the project frequently with new models and and improvements. A community driven approach ensures not only thatStrong community, backed by Universities • Open ArchitectureWorks on all common IT plattforms. Various standardized interfaces ensure tight integration in your existing IT landscape. • Scalabilitybuilt with scalability and extensibility in mind • Stability -Build on solid groundTechnology that supports your critical business processes will need to be available 24/7. The entire application stacks consist of ‘High-End' open source components that have been proved as stable and highly performant. Systems currently installed have shown a availability of more than 99.8% • Securityis security enhanced due to an integrated permission model Due to its tight and highly customizable access permissions "spheres" are completely separated from each other allowing the integration of external resources such as clients and freelancers

  6. What clients say • Barry Staines, Controller at CTP says: "Creating invoices based on consultant's timesheet information is twice as fast with ]project-open[ Start Leveraging Open Source Technology Transparency is the value at the heart of the open source movement. From features & functions down to the source code you know at any time what you can expect. A high ROI is ensured and also Total Cost of Ownership have proven to be considerable lower than with traditional software. Take your first steps to your success and visit our website to learn more about our offer. Download the software or visit our demo server. You can also get directly in touch with us or with one of our partners to learn more about our products and service offers. About ]project-open[ ]project-open[is one of the largest open-source web applications in the world. More then 1000 companies in 25 countries already use it successfully to run their business in various industries. As an organization ]project-open[ stands on the shoulders of giants: A vivid community, supported by Fortune 500 companies and Non-governmental organization from all over the world. ]project-open[Ronda Sant Antonio 51, 1o 2a08011 Barcelona Spain Tel: +34 933 250 914 Cell: +34 609 953 751 Fax: +34 932 890 729 Services: www.project-open.comCommunity: www.project-open.orgDemo server: po34demo.dnsalias.com

  7. Price InstallationInstallation usually takes between one days Configuration… Customization… Extensions & Integration… Training …. Change Management & Process Consulting …. ]project-open[Ronda Sant Antonio 51, 1o 2a08011 Barcelona Spain Tel: +34 933 250 914 Cell: +34 609 953 751 Fax: +34 932 890 729 Services: www.project-open.comCommunity: www.project-open.orgDemo server: po34demo.dnsalias.com

  8. WASTEBASKET

  9. Most companies nowadays have embraced the benefits of using Open Source Software / Free Software (OSS/FS) like lower costs of ownership (TCO), scalability, control and flexibility advantages, no license management costs and lower upgrade/maintenance costs - just to name a few of them. OSS/FS protects its users from the risks and disadvantages of single source solutions. Most importantly as a uer you don't need to rely on the vendor's agenda and instead of having a single point of reference, a network of internal and external IT service providers is at your disposal. • Advanced scripting technology and tight integration of Business Logic in the underlying database make our product not only highly performant but as well reliable and stable. • , are all major features that allow you to bypass getting buy-in from all quarters before proceeding

  10. BusinessIntelligence ITSM ServiceDesk Self-ServicePortal ConfigurationManagement LicenseManagement ReleaseManagement ProjectControlling Collaboration KnowledgeManagement ProjectManagement CustomerRelationshipManagement Human ResourceManagement FinancialControlling

  11. ProjectControlling BusinessIntelligence Collaboration KnowledgeManagement ReleaseManagement ProjectManagement ITSM ServiceDesk LicenseManagement CustomerRelationshipManagement Human ResourceManagement ConfigurationManagement FinancialControlling Self-ServicePortal

  12. SLAManagement ProblemManagement ChangeManagement Tickets/ServiceDesk LicenseManagement AccountManagement ReleaseManagement ProviderManagement IncidentManagement ConfigurationManagement Human RessourceManagement PortfolioManagement SoftwareDevelopment FinancialManagement Collaboration& KM Reporting ProjectManagement ProjectTracking Data-Warehouse ProjectControlling Milestones ??? [VALUE PROPOSITION] The ITSM modules are highly integrated with the core ]po[ product which proofed to deliver an optimal performance for project-based organizations in the fields of Collaboration, Project Management and Financial Controlling. The additional modules benefit from the core’s powerful Workflow technology, Knowledge Management concepts and a sophisticated permission system that allows integration of external stakeholders. Together they build a powerful application stack.