Projects+ BI is an industry-specific business intelligence and reporting solution that extends the standard Dynamics 365 BI platform to provide a pre-built industry-specific BI solution that’s ready to use out of the box. While there are many generic BI and reporting tools available for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, Projects+ BI was designed with the following attributes in mind, helping to separate Projects+ BI from its alternatives.
Projects+ BI is core to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, not retro-fitted to work with Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations after the fact.
Projects+ BI provides standard measures and dimensions designed specifically to meet the unique needs of project-based services organizations.
Projects+ BI delivers many core Service Industries performance metrics out-of-the-box, driving down costs and minimizing your time to value.
The Projects+ BI data has been transformed and is ready for consumption by mainstream end users, so it delivers immediate results for your employees.
Projects+ BI is easy to use, giving your employees the ability to interact with this data in a self-service model.
Leveraging the latest Microsoft in-memory BI technologies, Projects+ BI is architected to provide access to your latest transactional information without lengthy delays.
Projects+ BI is designed with high performance in mind, and uses Microsoft's latest in-memory technology to maximize speed and usability.
Projects+ BI is cost effective, and can be dropped into most Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations environments for a fraction of the cost of most other Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations BI and reporting solutions.
Because Projects+ BI is tightly integrated with Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, many of the metrics can be configured directly in Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations in order to maximize flexibility and simplify the setup and ongoing management of your BI solution. As an example, this includes the setup of utilization and target utilization rules and calculations, as well as unique financial posting scenarios that control how your financial data is represented in your reports and analytics views.
Projects+ BI was designed to incorporate many of the commonly used Service Industries performance metrics out-of-the-box in order to reduce costs and deployment timelines, while still maintaining the flexibility to easily accommodate your firm's unique metrics and calculations. Out-of-the-box Projects Plus+ BI metrics and dimensions include the following and more!