1300 79 48 68
sales@uniphi.com.au

UniPhi 17 - Deliverable assignments by classification

Back to Blogs

UniPhi Software, 24 May 2021

There are three role definitions per person in UniPhi:

1) Role(s) on the team

2) Position in your organisation (AKA your job title)

3) Your salary classification

The first of these definitions sets up what your responsibilities are on the project. For example you may be project director on a project which has a defined set of responsibilities and accountabilities that are different to your general position in your company and salary level. In fact, it is common for people to be in different salary classifications but in the same role on different projects, usually due to the varying size and complexity of projects. In UniPhi, the access level assigned to these roles leads to the functionality that's available to the end user.

Job titles are always interesting and in UniPhi this is a free text field so that we can cater for the full list of that are dreamt up over time. One of our favourites over the years is chief culture officer which lead to our own head of fromage job title which passes weekly to the person who brings into the office the charcuterie platter for Friday lunch.

Classification is used in UniPhi as a driver for determining both cost and charge rates and can now in, UniPhi 17,  be used as an assignment to contract deliverables. The benefits of this capability are:

Price build 

As classifications have rates, you can assign a classification (e.g. Exec level 1) to a deliverable and that deliverable will inherit the cost and charge rate for that classification. This means you can build up your estimate for a new job using the unlimited WBS and the rates library assigned to classifications.

Contract deliverables with resource classifications and rates

Resource planning

By applying effort estimates to build up your price and then scheduling out the contract deliverables, UniPhi's portfolio tools can present a bottom up resource profile by these classifications. As a user can only have one classification (unlike project roles) this provides for a far more robust resource plan.

Resource planning by classification
Classification effort profiles over time

Timesheets

If a user is in the classification that is allocated to the deliverable, then this deliverable will appear in their timesheets for that project. This means you can get actual values against a deliverable to measure performance without having to assign each person to the task.

Timesheet to deliverables
Deliverables appear based on classification

These three benefits mean that it is far simpler in UniPhi 17 to get the virtuous circle of estimate leading to resource planning, leading to post contract performance management, leading back into estimating again.

We'll be demonstrating how this functionality works in our June 22nd UniPhi 17 webinar. Sign up to see first hand the above in action.

And don't forget to come back on Thursday to read about our next UniPhi 17 "Collaboration around deliverables".

Share this:







Get the latest from UniPhi

Subscribe to our newsletter for software, webinar and event updates


Subscribe

We have software solutions for

The enterprise
The Enterprise

Imagine being able to see your project portfolio status. The transparency of UniPhi makes this possible in real-time.

Major projects
Major Projects

There’s project management, then there’s UniPhi. Collaborate effectively as a team and get results.

Your business
Small Businesses

Real-time practice management, profitable results. Take control of your small to medium business today.

uniphi onsite
OnSite

On-the-go doesn’t mean disconnected. Track and change project information from your iOS or Android device.

Project and Portfolio Management Software

Award-winning software to collaborate, track and report on your project portfolio.


Covers all areas of project work

Document management
Document
Management

Content generation with the latest version.

Financial management
Financial
Management

Real time profitability now and at completion.

Collaboration
Project
Collaboration

Communicate across a virtual team.

Risk management
Risk
Management

Execute the plan. Track effectiveness.

Issues management
Issues
Management

Focus on the problem, resolve it quickly.

Resource management
Resource
Planning

Real time utilisation and overallocation.

Time management
Time
Management

What project's slipping, what has slipped?

Cost management
Cost
Management

Cost benchmarks, forecasting and reports.

Contract management
Contract
Management

Know your commitments. Audit trail variations.

Integration
Integration
and Reports

Progress on all 9 functions in one screen.