project organization has an extensive role in delivering environmentally
friendly solutions for an efficient flow of traffic & increased traffic
safety, and plays a vital role in being able to meet the requirements set by
customers and the business community. The emphasis is on developing
customer-oriented solutions, and on operating and maintaining equipment.
investing in Antura Projects, SWARCO was looking for a flexible, user-friendly
project, portfolio & resource management (PPM) system to replace its
existing solution. Requirements included a clearer overview of ongoing projects
and a better foundation for decisions and priorities.
–We had in
mind a user-friendly, comprehensive project and portfolio management tool with
high flexibility and good opportunities for financial follow-up. And that’s
exactly what Antura offered, says Andreas Esmann, Project Manager at SWARCO.
Projects was gradually introduced in the Swedish organization in close
collaboration with Antura’s consultants:
implementation was successful, and the process of gradually configuring Antura
Projects in a number of workshops was highly effective and instructive, says
having worked with the system for a while, he highlights functions for cost and
benefit management and for document management as being particularly valuable
for SWARCO. These are used partly to assess the benefits a project will
generate for the operation, such as streamlining or cost savings.
view of supplier and system integration
experiences gleaned from introducing and using Antura Projects have led the
Swedish organization to share its knowledge and experiences more widely within
the company. The next step includes plans to increase the number of users,
thereby making it possible to manage the entire project portfolio. Seamless
integration between the Antura Projects tool and SWARCO’s SAP business system
is under way, with an initial focus on projects run in the Nordic region. There
is also an initiative to introduce Antura Projects as the group-wide tool for
project, portfolio and resource management.
result of continued support from Antura and responsiveness to customers’ needs,
we take a long-term view of both the supplier and the system, says Esmann
about the ongoing collaboration with Antura.
”We had in mind a user-friendly, comprehensive project and portfolio management tool with high flexibility and good opportunities for financial follow-up. And that’s exactly what Antura offered.”
Andreas Esmann, Project Manager, SWARCO.
an Austrian group with its headquarters in Wattens, Austria. The business
comprises the development, marketing and sale of computerized control,
monitoring and information systems, as well as products and services for road
traffic, public transport and parking. The group is represented by more than 80
companies worldwide and a large international network of partners.