Without doubt, planning projects or maintenance on the basis of service specifications offers enormous advantages. The planning module in the IBW accounting portal has meanwhile become an indispensable tool and can be used by both the client and the contractor, depending on the configuration by the administrator. We have extended the module in such a way that a planner (client) can generate a project specification based on the planning from any planning survey if required.
Thus, at the push of a button, a project-specific bill of quantities can be generated from the complete standard bill of quantities with e.g. 2500 or more items, with the only required items. In addition, the project specifications are based on the planned quantities as well as the stored prices, which in turn provides costing certainty for the client.
The awarding of contracts for external services or deliveries by the client (internal or external) on the basis of a standard service specification is absolutely advantageous for clients. At the request of the users of our billing portal (clients as well as contractors), we have added another feature to the planning area. For tenders, not only a project specification can be created, but also a tender measurement with the service description and the actual quantity structure can be created at the push of a button from each planning created by the authorized user.
For day-to-day business and projects, the new module has been developed as a so-called basic module, i.e. any customer requirements such as special bidder management (internal or external) etc. can be easily added or adapted as required.