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Leading provider of Microsoft Dynamics 365 cloud solutions to the AEC industry introduces enhanced aec360 features in the latest quarterly cloud update.

Multi-disciplinary A/E/C firm selects Microsoft Dynamics 365 and aec360 as its next generation cloud-based business management platform.

Atlanta, GA – January 29, 2021: aec360 announced today the release of the Winter 2020 update to the aec360 industry solution for Microsoft Dynamics 365. aec360 is a comprehensive cloud-based business platform designed to meet the unique needs of AEC firms, providing an integrated platform that better integrates a firm’s marketing, business development, project management, accounting, and talent management practices. Consistent with Microsoft’s cloud update strategy, aec360 releases ongoing updates that provide enhanced capabilities and take advantage of emerging technologies.  

“Our Winter 2020 update reinforces the ongoing investments that Microsoft and aec360 are making in the AEC industry”, explains Andy Yeomans, Executive Vice President for aec360. “Our ongoing investments in aec360, combined with Microsoft’s unmatched R&D investments into Dynamics 365 and the Microsoft cloud, allow us to deliver a unique best-in-class solution that the niche AEC systems simply can’t match”.

The Winter 2020 update of aec360 offers a series of enhancements that include: 

  • Fee management enhancements to automate the creation of fee transactions for billing
  • Enhanced WIP reporting and analytics
  • Configurable overtime rules to streamline the time entry process
  • Extensions across billing, resourcing, and utilization management processes
  • Additional Power BI metrics, content packs, and dashboards

“Our collaborative product development approach brings us closer to our clients, who provide valuable design feedback and insights around where to prioritize our investments”, Yeomans continued. “This allows us to focus on areas where we can help our clients simplify and automate day-to-day processes to drive efficiencies and visibility across their firm.” 

For more information about aec360 or to request a personalized demo, please visit our website at www.aec360.com.

About aec360

As Microsoft’s leading provider of Microsoft’s Dynamics™ 365 solutions and services to AEC firms, aec360 is a cloud-based business platform designed to meet the unique needs of the AEC industry. aec360 provides an integrated industry solution for marketing and business development, project management, accounting, and human resource management, and was built to leverage the best of the Microsoft cloud, helping AEC firms drive productivity, collaboration, and insights across their organization. For more information, please visit our website at www.aec360.com.

In his role as Chief Operating Officer, Sean Skiver brings nearly 25 years of broad Microsoft Dynamics experience to provide strategic leadership around product development and client delivery services across the organization’s solutions and industry segments.

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John Aschenbrener is Director of Delivery Services for HSO | ProServ. John brings over 20 years of Microsoft Dynamics project and program management, consulting, and architect experience to his current role where he is responsible for driving PMO standards, methodology, and overall project delivery.

Gary Mills serves as Senior Vice President of Finance, Planning & Analysis for HSO | ProServ. Gary’s diverse industry background brings a unique perspective to the company, with more than 30 years in corporate finance, banking and commercial real estate.

A highly respected Microsoft Dynamics veteran, Jen Wisemore serves as CAO for HSO | ProServ. Jen was instrumental in the launch of sa.global’s US subsidiary in 2007 and has served in a wide variety of roles within Microsoft Dynamics consultancies across sales, pre-sales, program management, and leadership capacities.

Paramesh Rajan is Director of ERP and HR Products at HSO | ProServ. Paramesh has served in many Microsoft Dynamics project and program management roles over the past 20 years, and currently drives the development of the organization’s vertical ERP and HR solutions and outsourced development services.

Joe Stuckey is EVP and Director of CRM Product Development for HSO | ProServ, leading the company’s CRM product development efforts across the legal, AEC, consulting, and accounting markets. Joe leverages the power of Microsoft Dynamics and Power Platform technologies to design and develop purpose-built industry solutions.

Jan Dahl Sorensen’s deep experience with Microsoft Dynamics gives him a unique foundation to guide the HSO | ProServ client success team. As part of the original development team under Damgaard Data, Jan has been working with the Microsoft Dynamics ERP solutions since 1995.

Andy Yeomans brings nearly 20 years of Microsoft Dynamics sales and marketing experience to lead the HSO | ProServ sales organization. Under Andy’s leadership, the organization has shown strong growth and has consistently been recognized by Microsoft as a top performing partner, winning multiple Microsoft Inner Circle and Partner of the Year awards.

Whit McIsaac is CEO of HSO | ProServ and brings over 20 years of leadership experience in the Microsoft Dynamics ecosystem to drive the group’s overall business strategy. Whit was Co-founder and CEO of aec360 and legal360 prior to merging these practices into sa.global, where he served as CEO of the Americas prior to launching HSO | ProServ.

In his role as CFO of HSO | ProServ, Brian Lounds leverages deep experience implementing Microsoft Dynamics ERP solutions to drive excellence into the organization’s financial and practice management practices. Having worked with Dynamics solutions since 1998, he has a strong understanding of technology solutions and their application
to business initiatives.