Project-based ERP systems need to be able to handle more than just the scheduling and engineering planning that most people associate with project management activities. A project-based ERP has to handle everything project-based. ERP in a project environment has to handle areas from tracking earned value in support of revenue recognition to detailed tracking of costs by project and task.
We have been providing our customers solutions to manage their Engineer-to-Order, Make-to-Order, Configure-to-Order and Assemble-to-Order businesses for many years. From our experience, some of the key concerns for project-based manufacturers:
AXtension Project Cost Control is a powerful Microsoft Dynamics AX add-on that enables Project Managers and Project Controllers, working in environments with large critical projects, to see the budget, cost registrations, project progress and estimates at a single glance, in one dashboard with drilldown capabilities. This allows them to be truly in control during the entire project lifecycle.