How to Achieve a Connected AEC Firm with Dynamics 365 and aec360 by HSO

A priority for many AEC leaders is to get all areas of their firm to connect.  Today’s connected AEC firm leverages integrated firm-wide business systems, power of the cloud, and advanced intelligence capabilities for a 360-degree view of the organization—while driving efficiencies and collaboration—so you can take control of your business. Agile, Efficient, Insightful, Opportunistic, Connected.

In this on-demand webcast see how the AEC business software industry is experiencing unprecedented disruption. Between mergers and acquisitions of key software players and the traditional ERP and CRM software vendors sunsetting current systems, many AEC firms are left to ponder the future of their business software platform. 

Microsoft Dynamics 365 and aec360 by HSO are quickly emerging from this disruption as the new industry standard. Ensuring that your AEC firm is operating at maximum efficiency levels and with a complete view across your marketing, business development, project management, accounting, and human resource processes has never been so critical.  

The ‘Connected AEC Firm’ of the future leverages integrated firm-wide business systems, the power of the cloud, and advanced intelligence capabilities to gain a 360-degree view of your business while driving efficiency levels and collaboration across your firm. 

Topics covered:

  • Changes in the AEC industry and what it means for your AEC Firm
  • Current challenges for today’s AEC Firm
  • Evolving to succeed: the need to become more ‘connected’
  • Signs of a ‘Disconnected’ AEC Firm
  • Becoming a ‘Connected AEC Firm’ with Dynamics 365 and aec360

Presenters

Neil Holmes

Neil Holmes, AEC Market Lead

Neil has been helping Architecture, Engineering, and Construction firms evaluate and select ERP solutions for the last 35 years. He is currently the AEC Market Lead at HSO ProServ.

Andy Yeomans, EVP of Sales

As the Executive Vice President of Sales, Andy helps professional services organizations drive digital transformation using Microsoft Dynamics 365, the Power Platform, and the Microsoft Cloud, along with our 360-branded industry solutions.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Paramesh Rajan is VP, Technology 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.

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.

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.

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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.

Amy Spencer leads the team that is responsible for go-to-market strategies, messaging, and demand generation in the US.

Amy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from The College of New Jersey and has 25+ years of experience in marketing management for technology and professional services companies.

As Vice President of Human Resources for HSO, Kristen Ramerini is responsible for initiatives including recruitment, onboarding, professional development/career progression, performance management, culture, and employee retention. Prior to her position with HSO, she worked in human resources and recruiting for Seviroli Foods on Long Island and CCN, Inc. in New York City. She holds an MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Hofstra University and is PHR certified.

Darren Gooding is VP of Delivery for HSO | ProServ, leading the company’s CRM delivery across the legal, AEC, consulting, and accounting markets. Darren applies his 25 years of experience and HSO’s industry focused intellectual property to successfully deliver large-scale, global engagements that ensure customer success.