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Professional Services Automation: Affordable Hosted Solutions for the Small to Medium Business Market
Although technology is pivotal in maintaining a competitive edge, many smaller professional services organizations (PSOs) have limited time and resources to

tco business professional services  total cost of ownership (TCO) of hosted PSA solutions provide them with a competitive edge, with minimal strain on their resources. User Recommendations There are two critical factors to consider when evaluating a hosted PSA solution. The first is the maturity of an organization's IT infrastructure. If one's organization has the necessary infrastructure and resources to manage all business applications and the supporting hardware and software, the licensing of PSA software tends to provide a higher

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PPM for Professional Services Automation

A business practice that assists organizations to align their portfolio of projects with their business strategy. Professional services automation (PSA) refers to a system designed to streamline and track resources, projects, portfolios, revenues, and the costs of professional services organizations (PSOs), which provide billable services to their clients. Consequently, PPM for PSA provides both the high-level monitoring of project portfolios as business investments and automates the project-specific functionality of time, billing, expense reporting, opportunity management, and resource management, linking back office functionality with the PSO’s portfolio of projects. 

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