Proliance

Proliance, part of the Trimble Design-Build-Operate product portfolio, helps owners and program managers to more efficiently plan and deliver capital programs, large and small.

Owners can confidently manage multiple construction, renovation and facility projects within a portfolio/program/project hierarchy to efficiently execute their capital plan. The flexibility within Proliance allows the owner to set and manage predetermined strategic drivers and define alerts that provide notification when projects are outside of the predetermined thresholds. Projects can be organized into discrete programs and project details can be rolled up into multiple groups to compare actual expenditures against baseline estimates.


 

Increase Program and Project Success

Unsuccessful project delivery leads to overall program failure if projects are plagued with such factors as cost overruns, schedule delays, poorly defined requirements, lack of standards and procedures and lack of visibility. Proliance Software empowers organizations to efficiently plan and manage capital portfolios, programs and projects, allowing owners to manage risk, reduce costs and meet schedule commitments all in a single system. Proliance allows all stakeholders to focus on effectively delivering a quality project on time.


 

Reduce Costs

Tightly managing budgets, costs and forecasts is essential to the financial success of all programs and projects. Proliance gives the owner the tools to manage contracts, change orders and invoices, view costs and forecasts in relation to the budget, manage multiple budgets and release budgets when needed. Proliance provides easy to use cash flow and earned value capabilities for forecasting and measuring project performance.


 

Streamline Business Processes and Collaboration

All modules in Proliance are tightly integrated to enable organizations to create, enforce, and automate best practices and processes across the organization. Tasks and roles are tracked and updated as the accountable parties complete the tasks and schedules/budgets/RFIs are updated accordingly for improved visibility and control. Mobile users can perform workflow driven tasks such as approving an invoice, accessing notices or reviewing a change request. Given Proliance’s extended User Defined Field capabilities, organizations can capture more of their unique data sets alongside industry standard business processes.


 

Ensure Projects are in Strategic Alignment with Business and Program Objectives

Proliance Analytics features business intelligence capabilities that are designed to provide real-time, organizational-wide business visibility across the entire project portfolio. Dashboards provide a centralized view of the entire program and project status, allowing for quick insight into project performance and ability to benchmark against key performance indicators.


 

Support Global Project Teams Easily

Manage projects in multiple languages and currencies simultaneously. Proliance enables multi-cultural teams to align the user interface with local cultures and control their view of dates, time, numbers and currencies. Project team members across the globe can collaborate on a project in their language and formatting. Multiple languages can be utilized at the organization, portfolio and project levels.


 

Multiple Deployment Methods

Depending on your business needs and objectives, Proliance can be scaled to meet your implementation deadlines. Trimble offers the following Proliance implementation packages: Proliance Express, Rapid Implementation Model and Enterprise. You can also choose between SaaS, Self-Host hosting options or a hybrid of the two.

Deployment Options:

  • Proliance Express – is a streamlined implementation process to get your organization up and running on Proliance quickly.
  • Rapid Implementation Model (RIM) - Leverage the standard Proliance configuration with some customization.
  • Enterprise - Complete customization and integration of Proliance into existing systems.

What’s New in Proliance 5.7

Proliance has been expanded with several exciting new features designed to provide owners and program managers with Schedule enhancements, Global Project Teams and expanded capabilities for User Defined Fields.

Proliance Express

Proliance Express is a streamlined deployment methodology to get you up an running on Proliance in as little as two weeks. We recognize the time sensitivity and urgency you have to enable your programs with effective management software. While traditional enterprise software implementations can be many months in duration, we at Trimble Buildings have applied our extensive project and program management experience to devise an implementation package that will enable your programs to leverage the extensive features of Proliance in a cost effective and time sensitive manner.

Program Management Solutions

Manage More Effectively. Build More Projects. Win More Business.

Program Management firms worldwide manage their building programs more effectively and win more business with the help from Trimble solutions. As the only construction technology company focused on all aspects of the construction delivery process, Trimble can increase the number of services Program Managers can offer clients and help

Simon Property Group

The largest Publicly-Traded Real Estate Firm in the U.S. Uses Proliance Software to Standardize Workflow, Centralize Data and Cut Construction Costs.

Simon Property Group, Inc. (www.simon.com) is an S&P 500 company and the largest public U.S. real estate company. Simon is a fully integrated real estate company which operates from five retail real estate platforms: regional malls, Premium Outlet Centers® , The Mills® , community/lifestyle centers and international properties. It currently owns or has an interest in 379 properties comprising 258 million square feet of gross leasable area in North America, Europe and Asia.

Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department

South Florida Public Utility Uses Proliance Software to Improve Capital Improvement Project Execution and Elevate its Community Image.

 The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) is one of the largest public utilities in the United States, employing nearly 2,700 people and providing direct water service to more than 416,000 customers throughout Florida’s Miami-Dade County. For consumer use, WASD draws and treats nearly 350M gallons of water every day from the Biscayne Aquifer, consistently exceeding both state and federal drinking water standards. In November 2007, WASD received a historic 20-year Water-Use Permit from the South Florida Water Management District that would allow the utility to meet current and future water needs while protecting the area’s natural resources. Plans associated with the permit include major capital improvements in areas such as wastewater treatment, reclamation and reuse. 

Forest City Ratner Companies

Forest City Ratner Companies Uses Proliance To Achieve Business Intelligence Throughout The Plan-Build-Operate Lifecycle Of Its Real Estate Portfolio.

Forest City Ratner Companies (FCRC) is the Brooklyn, NY-based strategic business unit of Forest City Enterprises, Inc. (FCE), one of the nation’s largest publicly traded commercial real estate development companies (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB) with $8B in assets covering residential, commercial and retail properties in 25 states.

CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Uses Proliance Software from Meridian Systems to Create a Standardized Global Project Management System that Helps Improve Service Delivery on Over 5,000 Projects Each Year.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, California, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm. The company has approximately 31,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices worldwide.

Baptist Health South Florida

Largest Non-Profit Health Care Organization in South Florida Expects to Save Nearly $4 million a Year in Construction Management Costs by Using Proliance Software.

Baptist Health South Florida (BHSF) is the largest non-profit health care organization in the Miami-Dade region. Its seven major hospitals are complemented by the Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute as well as a variety of health care services, such as outpatient diagnostic and treatment facilities and home health care.

AECOM

AECOM Uses Proliance Software to Establish Program Management Best Practices and Deliver Unsurpassed Financial Reporting to Clients Around the Globe.

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services for a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities,  environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM  provides a blend of global experience, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and  social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 140 countries and has revenue in excess of $8.0 billion.

Proliance View and Redline

Construction and real estate projects generate an assortment of electronic files that include photos, CAD  files, Adobe® PDF files, drawings — even digitally scanned napkin sketches. While any picture may be worth a thousand words, the value of visual documents on a construction project stems from clearing up confusion and improving collaboration. Despite the benefits visual files offer, managing multiple formats and versions, and the forums for comments and discussion, can create a tangled network of details. 

 

Proliance Scheduling

Managing a successful project requires complete visibility into a schedules activities, milestones and relationships. Proliance Scheduling allows Owners and Program Managers the ability to collaborate and manage program and project schedules in real-time. Project teams can streamline communication and deliver schedule updates that are meaningful and up to date. 

Proliance Platform Services

Proliance Platform Services creates a technology foundation that joins all Proliance applications together, providing comprehensive views into an organization’s projects and programs. Platform Services includes a powerful workflow engine that automates business processes across an organization to streamline the entire project and program lifecycle. Configurable and template-driven workflow concepts are applied across every document to create a powerful system that includes automatic distribution, audit trails on every document and a personal message center that will track all incoming and outgoing notices. 

Proliance Navigator for Microsoft Outlook

Seamless interaction between enterprise applications has come to be expected, but all too often interoperability between systems forces users to create indirect methods and custom business processes to keep data organized. Proliance Navigator for Microsoft Outlook enables Proliance users to quickly and easily interact with email and Proliance data via their familiar Outlook user interface. Proliance Navigator brings together two best of class enterprise systems, enabling users to work more efficiently, reduce risk and work in a familiar environment. 

Proliance Field Management

Managing the daily details of your construction project is an important component of creating a comprehensive system of record. Tracking all the field activities and events in a single system will help identify risk earlier and create visibility into the projects progress. Proliance Field Management allows construction owners to track and record every detail of a projects activity allowing for more rapid decision making. 

Proliance Document Control

The dynamic nature of project execution requires extensive tracking of planning and design information throughout a project’s lifecycle. Construction projects create large volumes of drawings, submittals and other design documents that are shared among multiple team members and external suppliers, vendors, engineers and designers. Proliance’s Document Control feature allows you to manage the design review process, keep on top of RFIs, receive and approve submittals in bulk and upload and share files.

Proliance Contract Management

Contract Management works with the Proliance Budget and Cost Management application to turn contract and change details into budget and cost line items. Proliance workflow capabilities can automate interactions between contracts, budgets and costs – from project planning and pre-construction through closeout. 

Proliance Budget and Cost Management

The Proliance Budget and Cost Management (BCM) application offers complete control over project finances. Companies can define, track, manage, measure, compare, integrate and respond to budget and cost issues in ways never before possible. Managers and executives can look at budgets as they are being created and spent – with an accurate view of future forecasted costs–providing an instant profit and loss projection. The application’s features combine with platform functions to deliver a comprehensive web-based system for managing the budget development process and comparing budgets to actual costs.

Proliance Bidding

The Proliance bidding application automates the collaborative workflow of owners and suppliers during the procurement phase of a project. Owners can setup Bid Packages to define the scope of the bid as well as download bid documents and assemble a list of bidders. Bidders can accept or decline bid invitations and submit proposals. Owners get complete automation and visibility into the entire bidding process. 

Proliance Analytics and Dashboards

Organizations that rely on real estate, building and facility programs are burdened with managing significant capital budgets while executing large scale project and program initiatives. These activities take place in tandem with maintaining and optimizing an inventory of existing facilities and assets. Without real-time dashboards and analysis of metrics, optimizing the operational performance of these projects and facilities becomes nearly impossible. The Proliance Analytics application features business intelligence capabilities that are designed to provide real-time, enterprise-wide, business visibility across your entire portfolio.

Capital Owner Learning Series: Planning and Managing to Greater Construction Efficiency

Technology has permitted building owner’s to be more engaged in the day-to-day management of their capital construction portfolio. It requires building owners to instantly become an expert in technology. But technology is a fast moving and ever changing industry and to become or stay an expert while executing your projects requires superhero powers. 

Trimble, a leader in construction technologies is dedicated to helping building owners succeed at implementing technology to better manage their programs. Our goal is to bring you solutions that enable you to do what you do best: innovate, build and grow.

Watch this nine-part Webinar series that focuses on how Trimble’s solutions can make any building owner –  large or small a superhero. 

Webinar topics include:

  • Introduction to Capital Program Management with Trimble 
  • Scanning and Site Assessments  
  • Conceptual Design Modeling with SketchUp Pro  
  • Budget Management 
  • Capital Program Collaboration 
  • Scheduling Planning and Management 
  • Procurement, Contract and Change Management 
  • Earned Value for Construction Owners
  • Introduction to IWMS with Manhattan Software

Introduction to Proliance: Capital Program Management Software for the Building Lifecycle

We would like to introduce you to Proliance® software and demonstrate the powerful features of our Capital Program Management solution to optimize the Building lifecycle for project based organizations.

In this one hour recorded Webinar, we will discuss:

Project Portfolio Management primarily for use during the planning and building phase of the lifecycle—enables you to manage all critical aspects of projects, including scope, schedules, budgets, contracts, resources and more.

Business Intelligence provides senior executives and mid-level managers visibility into the entire portfolio of projects, programs and facilities through key performance indicators, dashboards and roll-up reporting.

Business Process Management tightly integrates with all Proliance applications via a technology platform that enables organizations to create, enforce and automate best practices and process enterprise wide.

Proliance software provides capital program management capabilities to building owners and operators managing new infrastructure construction and facility renovation programs.

Discussion with AECOM- Addressing Changes and Challenges through Technology

Description: Whether you are a Program Management firm or an Owner Builder the goal is the same – to manage and deliver projects that are on time and budget. Join us as we talk with Anthony Sanger of AECOM about how the company is addressing market changes and challenges through technology and how Owners and Program Managers can better manage capital construction programs and: Manage Risk and Change Plan for Project Alternatives Manage Technology Challenges

Proliance 201 Webinar Series

Description: In the Proliance 201 Webinar Series there are five Webinars that take an in-depth look at the following features of Proliance:

  • Document Management
  • Budget and Cost
  • Scheduling
  • Analytics and Reporting
  • Procurement

Earned Value: A Progress Measurement for Capital Owners

With Proliance Earned Value you get more insight than looking at the Cost Report and Schedule separately. We identify the components of Earned Value and how to track schedule and budget performance against your baseline plan.

Learn How CBRE Addresses the Diverse Challenges of Managing Large and Small Projects

Watch this webinar to learn how CBRE manages projects large and small from an Owner’s perspective.  Topics to be covered include:

  • New techniques for ironing out the differences between managing Major Capital Projects and numerous smaller Rollout Projects.
  • How CBRE streamlined and standardized its internal project management processes.
  • How creating detailed reports makes it easier to gauge project performance through KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators).
  • Tips for increasing visibility into costs and financial performance across your entire project portfolio.

Owner’s Perspective: Managing Healthcare Capital Construction Projects

Description: Today’s healthcare institutions are under pressure to expand, replace and renovate antiquated facilities in light of ever changing technology, competition and demand for efficiency. To do so, they must navigate a complex web of government regulations, while satisfying the demands of multiple stakeholders across diverse networks of hospitals, clinics, laboratories and outpatient care facilities.

In this Webinar, we discuss the Stanford project and strategies they have implemented to ensure a successful project. Also, we hear how our partner AECOM implemented Proliance, to help solve capital project management challenges for the nation’s 10th largest healthcare organization.

Trimble Buildings: Construction Owner Solutions

Trimble Buildings aligns technologies in tailored solutions with deep market knowledge across the supply chain of vertical construction. For the building owner, our solutions are purpose built to maximize value across all phases from planning and design, to build and facility operations.

Features of Proliance

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Document and Contract Control:  Proliance provides effective management of the constantly changing documents and contracts throughout a project lifecycle by managing the design review process, tracking all RFIs, receiving and approving submittals in bulk and sharing files via Microsoft® Office®.



Schedule Management: Determine and create baseline and milestone schedules that link to contractor schedules for tracking actual versus planned work in real-time and identify risk associated with work assignment conflicts using Critical Path Method.



Dashboards and Analytics: View current financial performance and conduct what-if-analysis to determine the impact that approvals and delays will have on the bottom line and visibility into the daily operations of the project.



Procurement Management: Manage the bidding process in a streamlined and secure environment giving bidders the ability to accept or decline a bid and submit a bid with one click. Owners can easily communicate scope and instructions to all bidders and issue addenda to announce changes or clarifications.



Budget and Cost Management: Utilize Proliance's powerful dashboard reporting to manage and track multiple budgets and drill down to the root cause of budget and cost changes.



View and Redline: Simplify document management and facilitates collaboration by allowing project participants to view and redline unstructured data like CAD files, digital images, Adobe PDF files, Word files, and other project-related files.



Field Management: Proliance Field Management allows construction owners to track and record every detail of a projects activity allowing for more rapid decision making.



Navigator: Proliance Navigator for Microsoft Outlook enables Proliance users to quickly and easily interact with email and Proliance data via their familiar Outlook user interface.



Platform: Platform Services includes a powerful workflow engine that automates business processes across an organization to streamline the entire project and program lifecycle.

The Manhattan Software portfolio includes an Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) and Computer-Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) as well as Analytics, Space Scheduling and Capital Asset Planning. Manhattan solutions maximize resource utilization while reducing the total cost of occupancy across the entire facilities lifecycle. 

Modelogix produces conceptual estimates based on historical data quickly and accurately. The value in your historical data will enable more predictable capital and project planning and feasibility studies.

Proliance uniquely combines capital planning, project and program management, business process management and analytics into one system of record, enabling organization to control program delivery.

SketchUp Pro is a 3D modeling, layout, visualization and communication tool that allows all professionals involved in the building process to communicate complex structures visually, streamlining collaboration.

Tekla BIMsight is BIM software for model-based project collaboration.  This easy-to-use application presents all necessary building information across different construction disciplines. As an owner, you can simply access the essential building data and check the live status of the project whenever you want. Download Tekla BIMsight for free here.