Generally, it really worries us when our approach to solving a common problem is radically different to the majority of other solutions on the market.
But not this time, because this time all the other systems are wrong.
Every professional service company we talk to is looking for resource management, even small ones who should be able to hold the data in their head.
But, actually, what they are really looking for is a combination of functionality centred on the answer to (potentially) three questions:
- What’s my revenue forecast from pure services time, by period, for work in hand (i.e. contracted work) and how will that change given an understanding of the various jobs we may win in the near term;
- How busy are the staff, in particular when are they running out of work, what capacity do I have; and possibly
- When can Joe start on something new