Eight Reasons Why Your Project Needs KCM+ Today
Posted on: July 7th, 2014 by

It has been six months since KCM+ was released, and in this time it has gone from strength to strength. In recent weeks, KCM+ has been extended to interface with both Primavera P6 and SAP. After a short initial setup, KCM+ will be able to extract data from your existing planning and finance systems at the click of a button.

If you’re new to KCM+ we’ve put together eight reasons why you need it today. There has never been a better time to jump in.

Bring Your Cost Systems Together

KCM+ is the best way to pull together all of your different sources of data into one central location. For example, as a project lead, if you have several CostMANAGER databases to manage, KCM+ can unite the information from all these databases and produce a single unified set of reports.

Integrate Your Existing Data

KCM+ is a perfect “passthrough” source for your data. Due to our latest integration updates, you can now import your SAP or P6 data straight into CostMANAGER, without involving DataEXCHANGE or Excel spreadsheets.

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Historical Data At Your Fingertips 

With KCM+, it’s not only possible to report on live data but also to view data from the past. To achieve this, KCM+ can “snapshot” your data sources. A snapshot is a view of your data at a given moment in time.  This means that you can use your older data in present or future reports. This is most useful for situations such as year-on-year cost reports.

Experience Personal Dashboards

KCM+ was designed to be tailored around the user. Instead of a static interface, users can now see what’s important to them the moment they login to the application. It can display live reports, statistics or recent information on their dashboards. Any reports are run instantly the moment the page loads, ensuring that you see the latest updates to that Expenditure report.

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Create Powerful, Custom Reports

Reporting is something that Kildrummy have  always taken seriously. In the past we built template editors for CostMANAGER and we’ve allowed users to create custom, complex reports using the Advanced Reporting editor found in KCM2.7. With KCM+, we have enhanced our reporting capabilities even further. Use inbuilt reports or use industry-standardized CSS to mold your reports to your needs. Click any of the below images to see examples of the variety of reports that are possible in KCM+:

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Automate Everything

The times of manually importing your data row by row are a thing of the past. Although it’s possible to manually record entries in KCM+, its more compelling to simply let the application do the work for you. After all, that’s exactly what it’s designed to do.

Work Anywhere

Users of Kildrummy® CostMANAGER, will no doubt be aware that CostMANAGER can login to their database even when they’re thousands of miles away from it. With KCM+ we’ve taken that one step further. Because it is a web application, KCM+ can be accessed from many modern web browsers, even on your mobile phone or tablet. So if you need to update a progress value quickly, its a cinch!
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Upgrade To KCM+ Today

KCM+ is available both stand-alone and as an upgrade to an existing Kildrummy® CostMANAGER installation. If you have KCM licenses under maintenance, you can upgrade to KCM+ as part of your existing deal. To ensure its best use, Kildrummy will assist in integrating KCM+ into your existing cost and businesses practises.

If you would like to learn more about KCM+, or are interested in an installation please contact our sales team.