Leading implementation experience and cutting edge innovation development in Professional Services

Bridge for Professional Services, Keytree’s packaged solution based on SAP’s Cloud suite of products, helps Professional Services organisations to address the changing environment which they are currently facing – the rise of new digital IP based revenue streams, the changing contractual demands of clients and the opportunities that new technologies, such as automation present.

The solution can handle a wide variety of models for how you meet your customers’ demands, whether through project-based services, subscription billing models, physical product delivery or a combination of these business models. All underpinned by the added peace of mind of embedded IFRS 15 compliant revenue recognition models.

Keytree have created an SAP Qualified Packaged solution specifically for Professional Services, taking SAP’s best of breed Enterprise software, combining it with our industry expertise and experience of rapid, high-quality delivery of these solutions and adding a layer of accelerators and IP to fill some of the ‘white space’ in the standard SAP offering. This will support the transformation of your business to meet the new challenges facing the industry, and the achievement of rapid time to value.

Bridge for Professional Services – solution components

  • Managing Customer Projects – Single view of all related services, providing real-time visibility into revenue and margins, and supporting forecasts and predictions of outcomes.
  • Managing Contract Based Services – Develop complex pricing models for the delivery of subscription based services.
  • End to End Resource Management – Monitor and manage resource utilization and the staffing of resource requests for project roles, ensuring efficient project staffing.
  • Time Recording & Costing – Time entry at any place, any time on any device to enable fast data collection.
  • Management of Contingent Labour – Manage all aspects of contingent workforce procurement.
  • Employee Travel & Expense Management – User friendly mobile apps for expense capture plus links to global systems to ensure competitive travel pricing.
  • Robotic Process Automation – Keytree will help your organisation look at ways in which you can use RPA to gain efficiencies in your own systems.
  • Client & Opportunity Management – Providing client insight plus relationship and lead management.
  • Administrative ERP – Real-time insights into Key Performance Indicators and visibility of project data.
  • Managing People – Employee central: keep core HR records up to date and legally compliant.
  • Analytics – Dashboards to support key groups within the organisation plus real-time insights into commercial activities.

The Intelligent Enterprise in the Experience Economy for Professional Services Firms

Bridge for Professional Services takes SAP’s best of breed cloud-based enterprise software, combines it with Keytree’s industry expertise and experience of rapid, high-quality delivery of these solutions, and adds a layer of accelerators and IP only available with this package, to fill some of the ‘white space’ in the standard SAP offering. By taking this approach, it will support the transformation of your business to meet the new challenges facing the industry plus the achievement of rapid time to value.

Discover more by reading an SAP white paper, detailing the challenges currently facing the Professional Services Industry.

Bridge for Professional Services – our Innovation roadmap

  • Sales & Ops Planning for Resources
  • Intelligent Timesheet
  • Automation & Machine Learning
  • Industry Specific Analytics Dashboards

Bridge for Professional Services – package benefits

For your organisation

  • 5% to 10% reduction in analysis and reporting costs
  • 40% to 50% reduction in days to close annual books
  • 20% to 40% reduction in general ledger and financial closing costs

For your customers

  • 10% to 20% increase in customer satisfaction
  • 46% reduction in customer complaints around the billing process
  • 10% to 20% increase in on-time project delivery

For your employees

  • 10% to 20% reduction in new hire salary costs
  • 15% to 20% reduction in staff turnover
  • 50% reduction in bench cost

“Keytree expertise and support has opened up creative solutions to us that would not have been possible otherwise.”

Zoe Amarillo – Experience Venues Manager at JLR

To find out more about Bridge for Professional Services contact Claire Campbell-Smith, Industry Principal: Information & Professional Services at claire.campbellsmith@keytree.co.uk