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 organisation.

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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