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FAQ's

WHAT TYPES OF COMPANY USE PRECURSIVE?

Precursive works with a wide range of companies including creative agencies, consultancies, computer software, high tech, IT services, market research, professional services and telecommunications. 

WHAT TYPES OF PEOPLE USE PRECURSIVE? 

Precursive is used by different people with a range of job roles including CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Heads of PMO, Project Managers, Consultants, Engineers, Designers, Creatives, Planners, Resource Managers, Workforce Planners and Business Unit Leaders. 

HOW DOES PRECURSIVE HELP? 

Precursive helps to improve a range of business activities including capacity planning, resource management, resource allocation, project management, project accounting, time tracking, timesheets, expenses, budget allocation, project scoping, pre-sales, tracking project margins, forecasting capacity, forecasting revenues, forecasting project profits, monitoring costs, professional services automation, demand vs. supply, capacity forecasting, skills mapping, talent management, contractor management, project notifications, email automation, sales to delivery handovers, delivery automation, PMO reporting, billable vs. non-billable time and agile workforce planning. 

WHAT CATEGORY OF SOFTWARE IS PRECURSIVE

Precursive is considered a best-in-class software solution to help companies manage their resources more effectively. Our functionality also allows customers to track the performance of their projects in real-time. We are often found in the following software categories: resource management software, project management software, workforce management software, timesheet software, T&E software, Professional Services Automation (PSA) Software.

DO WE NEED SALESFORCE IN ORDER FOR PRECURSIVE TO WORK?

No. Precursive have both customers who use Salesforce and those that do not. You do not need Salesforce already to use Precursive but, if you do, our application is native to the Force.com platform and can plug in easily.

DO YOU OFFER FREE TRIALS?

Yes. We can provide access to a demo version of Precursive to allow you to test out our app and whether it is really easy to use! 

HOW MUCH DOES PRECURSIVE COST?

We provide a range of pricing options which depends on the volume of licenses you need and type of access that is required. Through tiered licensing, you can tailor the type of access to different members of your team to support how they use the system. Send us an email at hello@precursive.com for more information on pricing.

CAN I CONFIGURE PRECURSIVE TO SUIT MY BUSINESS NEEDS?

Yes. Precursive is easy to configure to make sure it meets the needs of you and your team. Precursive have customers across a range of industries including high tech and telecoms, marketing agencies and market research companies as well as professional services and management consulting. These customers share the same challenges with resource management, project planning and tracking time and expenses.

HOW QUICKLY CAN WE GET GOING?

Precursive has been designed to be flexible and easy to install. This means that you can be up and running inside 4 weeks or a little longer for a larger organization.

CAN WE INTEGRATE PRECURSIVE WITH OUR FINANCE SYSTEM?

Yes. Precursive integrates with all major finance systems (SAP, Oracle, Sage, Xero) to ensure that you can align you delivery and finance processes. Our customers want to reduce the gap between delivering work and billing their customers. By integrating Precursive with your finance system, you can make sure that you bill customers on-time and accurately.

WHAT KINDS OF REPORTS CAN WE GET FROM PRECURSIVE?

Precursive provides more than 30 different types of reports out-of-the-box. These reports cover:

- Capacity Planning, Capacity Forecasting, Resource Utilization

- Planned Utilization, Actual Utilization, Average Utilization by role, grade, skills

- Project Costs, Average Project Costs, Forecast Costs per project, role, skills

- Average Project Margin, Forecast Project Margin, Actual Project Margin
- Timesheet completion, Overdue Timesheets, Billable vs. Non-Billable Time, Time by activity type
- Revenue Forecasting, Revenue Recognition, Actual Revenues

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Find out more about the people and company. You can learn more about what makes us tick. 

 

We are passionate about changing the game for the world’s best services teams. 

 

Our mission is to help you improve time-to-value and make every customer a success story.

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WHY PRECURSIVE.

About Us

Find out more about us including our mission, values and get to know the team

Salesforce Native

Give sales, services, support and customer success teams a single, shared view of the customer

Customers

Hear from customers on why they prefer Precursive to help them scale and grow their business

Professional Services Delivery

Our services team provides expertise in how the best companies improve services delivery

Support & Success Hub

Find the answer you need at our success-hub where you will find a mix of documentation, video assets and training materials

The Precursive Platform is 100% native to the Salesforce platform. Our solutions can be tailored to your needs and support a range of use cases.

 

Learn how we take the pain out of complex service delivery activities. 

 

Do the work, not the admin! 

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Professional Services Automation

Increase operational efficiency with predictable services delivery and insights on performance

Project Management

Powerful project management capability designed to support high-velocity services delivery

Resource Management

Quickly mobilize your project teams, manage demand and avoid capacity crunches

Customer Workspace

An interactive community portal to collaborate, share dependencies and updates in real-time

Services Billing

Easily manage accurate professional services billing, raise invoices and track payments

BY SOLUTION.

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AUTOMATION

Manage people, projects and revenues in one place

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RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Staff projects faster with resource planning

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Improve your implementation experience

Professional Services / Services Delivery

Organize work and collaborate with customers

IT & Professional Services 

Project Manager

Easily manage timelines and dependencies

Implementation Teams

Organize work & collaborate with customers

Resource Manager

Forecast demand and avoid capacity crunches

Salesforce Admin

Extend the power of Salesforce

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Get actionable tips and insight on customer onboarding, resource management and professional services automation via podcasts, blogs, whitepapers, product guide videos and our on-demand webinars.

Blog

A vault of knowledge from in-house & guest writers

Playbooks

Repeatable & scalable insight on a platter

Product Guides

Video guides for the Precursive Platform

Podcast

Listen to all episodes of ‘Precursive Perspective’ with host Jonathan Corrie

Press

Precursive in the news

Webinars

Watch anytime, anywhere, on-demand

Research

Industry trends and benchmarking

Events

Stay in the loop of what Precursive is up to

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