When Petrofac recognized the need to continuously optimise the utilisation of their engineering workforce, they turned to Innate. A geographically dispersed workforce of more than 5,000 were deployed across many projects and proposals, each having their own priority, timeline and competency requirements.
Similarly, Atkins Intelligent Transport Systems faced a number of resource management issues. Resource conflicts were difficult to see and resolve and project managers had limited visibility of suitable alternatives if their preferred person was busy. The impact of successful bids on the skills capacity to deliver was difficult to visualize, and utilisation was difficult to measure against targets.
We support clients with 50 to 5,000 + resources in several market sectors:
- Professional services organizations, including Consulting Engineers. market research and IT service providers.
- Engineering services in Construction, Utilities and Oil & Gas facilities providers.
- Internal departments, such as IT and R&D, within various sectors, such as financial services, government, pharmaceuticals and telecoms, etc.
Below are a number of client stories. The documentation is supplied in PDF format.
Optimizing the utilization of skilled construction professionals in a complex multi-project environment.
Lendlease are a leading international property and infrastructure group with operations in Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas. They have the capability to deliver at every stage of a project – from Development and Investment Management, to Construction, Asset and Property Management.
“’Introducing Innate resource management software has significantly improved the quality of our project resource information, giving us much greater confidence when making project commitments.’ ”
Charlie Sheets – Director, Industrial Systems Division.
“Having used cloud-based Innate Timesheets for 18 months, Wild Card were confident of Innate’s capability and products, and chose to add Innate Resource Management software and rates tables to provide a complete solution. Innate software now provides all the spreadsheet’s capabilities in a single easy to use system at modest cost. ”
“Innate is now the source of the cost forecasting information used by Finance and the Executive to make key strategic decisions at their monthly reviews of our games development projects ”
Steve Eccles – Project Office Manager
“We have made notable savings in external resources because we have been able to plan better.”
Steve Wass, Abbey
”We have had many tool implementations here and I have had a lot of experience dealing with many different customer and technical support staffs. I would rate Innate better than average in this regard. Response time and staff knowledge is good. The whole system is easy and is working extremely well.”
Jim Bennett, ADP
”Innate resource management software is widely used by our project managers and team leaders across multiple sites because it’s easy to use and supports our operational resource management processes well. It improves reporting accuracy to enable key resourcing decision making.”
Fraser Sommerville, Director ITS
‘‘Within the one system, we are able to obtain better visibility of our resource utilisation, measure our performance, and forecast our billings by month on each customer project; so implementing Innate has had a positive effect on our business at modest cost and implementation effort”
“We were looking for a much better way to analyse and report across all our MS Project plans, and Innate is the ideal solution for this.”
“We chose innate because of its functionality, value for money, and ability to deliver in the timescale-which was very tight.”
“Implementing Innate has dramatically improved the accuracy of resource utilisation information, giving confidence with future project commitments and hiring programmes, for 5,000 engineers.”
“We are a team of 40 senior finance professionals working with in excess of 120 clients throughout the South East of England. In the 12 months following the installation of Innate we doubled our headcount and turnover and more than doubled our profit. This would have been almost impossible to do without the resource planning functionality which Innate provides.”
“Innate resource management software surpassed my expectations with its ease of use, scaleability and an extremely efficient support desk.”
Trevor May, Gist, BOC
“Innate resource management software is functionally a very good fit, particularly in its ability to manage a mix of Microsoft Project and operational tasks, and it has considerable flexibility. And talking to one of Innate’s large clients gave us the confidence to move ahead fast.”
“Using the hosted version of Innate provided a very quick and simple implementation and fuss free deployment to users.”
Ross Miller, Programme Office Consultant, Morley.
‘We have found Innate to be an excellent match to our needs; it provides all the resource planning and performance reporting to meet our needs; it was quickly implemented and is very easy to use and well accepted- at modest cost.’
Dave Johnson, Director, Solutions Management, MSX International.
“Innate helps us to deliver the right projects with the right resources at the right time”
Robert Farrell, General Manager of Virgin Holidays Programme Office.
“Innate is the optimal resource management solution for businesses that want to use Microsoft Project at the desktop but need the power and scalability of Oracle Database for their back office applications.”
Gareth Burkhill-Howarth, Project Manager, Welcom Software.