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NetSuite Service Resource Planning Project Management Software

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Netsuite project management solutions are built primarily for the service industry (although there is a version that supports manufacturing as well). NetSuite’s focus is on providing complete visibility of all tasks, improving collaboration and reducing non-billable work by taking care of routine activities in the background.  An interesting feature is an insight into project profitability. Managers get to see the real financial metrics and profitability scores of every projects.

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Netsuite project management solutions are built primarily for the service industry (although there is a version that supports manufacturing as well). NetSuite’s focus is on providing complete visibility of all tasks, improving collaboration and reducing non-billable work by taking care of routine activities in the background.  An interesting feature is an insight into project profitability. Managers get to see the real financial metrics and profitability scores of every projects.

There are six major modules in NetSuite: these are project management, resource management, project accounting, timesheets, expenses and analytics.

The resource management modules ensure that the right resources are allocated to projects and that managers have visibility and close control over resource use, bookings and costing. Real-time skill tracking ensures you are constantly aware of where your resources are and how they are being used. Resource management is from a central pool so that no resource is lost sight of. In depth analytics features help managers understand and optimize the use of their resources.

Managing cash flow is critical to success and NetSuite helps businesses by connecting accounts with project financials. This helps ensure that accounts are accurate and reflect ongoing activities, reports are accurate and cash flow maximized.

Timesheet management is required to be easy and simple, and NetSuite achieves this. The simplicity of the timesheet management module ensures that employees will keep their data updated in time, helping your projects run better. Since the solution is cloud based, timesheets can even be entered when employees are on the road.

The analytics module is elaborate and offers great insights into the progress and profitability of a project. All stakeholders can see how the project is progressing and what needs to be corrected. 

Features

Pricing Model
  • Monthly subscription per user
  • Monthly subscription
  • Yearly subscription per user
  • Monthly site license
  • Yearly site license
  • Metered per minute
  • Flat fee
  • Percentage-based (% of collections or claims)
  • Fee-based (fixed $/claim)
  • Hybrid (combination of % and fixed amount/claim)
Service Terms Offered
  • Commitment Free
  • Free Setup
  • Free Cancellation
  • Money Back Guarantee
  • Month-to-Month Option
  • Keep Original Number
  • Customizable Plans
  • Account Manager
  • Free In-Network Calls
  • Unlimited Minutes
  • International Calls
  • Reduced Price for Multiple Users
Mobile Apps Offered
  • None
  • iOS
  • Android
Mobile friendly?
  • Yes
  • No
Service Terms Offered
  • Commitment Free
  • Free Setup
  • Free Cancellation
  • Money Back Guarantee
  • Month-to-Month Option
  • Keep Original Number
  • Customizable Plans
  • Account Manager
  • Free In-Network Calls
  • Unlimited Minutes
  • International Calls
  • Reduced Price for Multiple Users
Support Features
  • FAQs Section
  • Tutorials
  • Telephone Support
  • Email Support
  • 24/7 Support
  • Online Chat
  • Forum
  • In-Person Training
  • Social Media
  • Knowledge Base
  • Webinars
API
  • Yes
  • No
Reporting & Analytics Features
  • Project KPI reports
  • Roadmap reports
  • Milestones reports
  • Timesheet reports
  • Tasks reports
  • Risk reports
  • Change requests reports
  • Issues/bugs reports
  • Best case/worst case estimates
  • Drill-down reports
  • Built-in BI reports
Project Tracking Features
  • Manage project scope
  • Scheduling
  • Time tracking
  • Milestone tracking
  • Percent-complete tracking
  • Status tracking
  • Gate review process
  • Expense tracking
Budget/Expense Management Features
  • Job costing
  • Cost aggregation
  • Resource use forecast
  • Set billing rates
  • Track billable hours
  • Expense tracking
  • Burn rate analysis
  • Integrated invoicing
Collaboration Features
  • Real-time data sharing
  • Shared dashboards
  • Shared schedules
  • Shared calendars
  • Group chat
  • Instant messaging
  • Video conferencing
  • Email integration
  • Convert task to email
Document Management Features
  • Content management system
  • Document annotation
  • Document version control
  • File sharing
Idea Management Features
  • None
  • Mind maps
  • Idea gathering templates
  • Polls/surveys
  • Idea to requirement template
Gantt Chart Features
  • None
  • Gantt charts
  • Dynamic Gantt charts
  • Allow multiple users in one chart
  • Allow multiple projects in one chart
  • Manage resource allocation within the chart
  • Embedded comments
  • Track changes
Bugs & Issues Tracking Features
  • Bug tracking
  • Issue tracking
  • Bug/issue log
  • Bug/issue prioritization
  • Escalation management
  • Bug/issue history
  • Code integration
  • Multiple workflows
  • Risk probability matrix
Change Request Management Features
  • Change requests management
  • Change requests log
  • Track change requests
  • Prioritize change requests
Resource Management Features
  • Resource allocation tool
  • Resource plan creation
  • Resource availability analysis
  • Resource constraint analysis
  • Resource workload analysis
  • Resource conflict analysis
  • Automated notifications to team members
Task Management Features
  • Schedule tasks
  • Assign tasks
  • Group tasks by project
  • Prioritize tasks
  • Recurring tasks
  • Task history
  • To-do lists
  • Task visualization tool
Testing and QA Features
  • Create test cases
  • Create test suites
  • Prioritize tests
  • Attach files and screenshots
  • Track test execution
  • Track changes
  • Test success reports
Agile Features
  • None
  • Agile methodology
  • Waterfall methodology
  • Scrum methodology
  • Burndown charts
  • Card view
  • Cycle time analytics
  • Kanban
  • Manage product backlog
  • User stories
  • Version control
Project Portfolio Management Features
  • None
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Project Portfolio Optimization
  • Pipeline Management
  • Project Hierarchy
  • Cross Project Dependencies
Risk Management Features
  • None
  • Risk Management
  • Risk/Benefit Analyzer
  • Contigency Plan
Industry-Specific Project Management Software
  • General project management
  • IT project management
  • Construction project management
  • Marketing project management
  • Professional Services project management
  • Manufacturing project management
  • Agile project management
  • QA project management software
  • Portfolio project management
  • Project management software for Project Managers
  • Creative Agencies, Design Studio
Integrations
  • Box
  • Dropbox
  • Google Docs
  • ProofHQ
  • Jira
  • Sharepoint
  • Salesforce
  • Netsuite
  • QuickBooks

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