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Beyond project-management

  1. 1. Datasheetthe way to workClarizen Cloud-based Scheduling & PlanningSoftware for Project Execution Resource Management BudgetingClarizen is a pure SaaS Work Execution platform that goesbeyond project management to help organizations getmore done, faster. Today’s teams are more distributed, andemployees use a variety of tools to tame their environmentand communicate with their co-workers: spreadsheets, Issue Time Trackingplanners, calendars, email, chat, along with project & Expensesmanagement tools. EmailClarizen is the only cloud-based solution that bridgesthese islands of activity, providing the real-time visibilitynecessary to help organizations reduce costs while gettingthe right work done more quickly. Clarizen creates an environment to unify islands of activity, helping employees work smarter and faster.Why Choose Clarizen?Real-time Visibility. Clarizen lets you see what your team is working on and helps ensure that everyone is focused oncompleting the highest value projects. As projects become populated with active collaboration from team members,organizations gain clarity, making them more agile and able to make decisions based on real data, rather than guesswork.Built-in Collaboration. More than just a project management tool, Clarizen incorporates task management, statusupdates, timesheets, resource planning, unstructured data like email and attachments, chat and many other componentsso managers have a full picture of a project, yet each user’s customized dashboard show them only what they need toknow.Easy to learn and use. Because it’s easy and provides immediate value, Clarizen gets used. Teams become moreproductive because they have clearly defined tasks and deadlines, insight into the project priorities, and the ability tocommunicate changes in real time.Pure SaaS. Clarizen’s model means the end of complex software installations and maintenance. Anyone can start usingClarizen in minutes, without involving IT, and the system scales easily to projects and organizations of all sizes. Users alwayshave access to the latest features, simply by logging in.The Clarizen Experience. Clarizen listens – through surveys, live feedback session, our customer advisory board, andthrough our online community – so we can continually improve our product.Clarizen Features Project Management. All details associated with projects are centrally managed and maintained online, creating one environment to accomplish work. Each individual gets an actionable list of tasks for each day – and can even control or enhance their task list to make it more meaningful. Managers can easily assign new tasks or delegate ownership, as well as get a clear picture of where projects stand compared to established timelines and budget projections. Multiple views, including Gantt charts, are available, and Clarizen’s unique Roadmap View gives instant visual feedback on the status, milestone progress, and Clarizen’s unique dashboard provides a customized view for each completion timeline so managers can immediately user, with one-click access to projects, resources, tasks and key see if intervention is required. Baselines can be set to reports. track divergence, and any project can be templated for future use. Copyright ® 2012. Clarizen Inc. All rights reservedUnited States: 1.866.502.9813 United Kingdom: + Germany: +49.89.579595.16 www.clarizen.comAustralia: 1800.423.426 Israel: +972.9.794.4300 France: +33.18.28839.66
  2. 2. Datasheetthe way to work Scheduling. Clarizen makes it easy to identify the right person for the job by skillset, cost, as well as through custom calendars that track current and available workload and holidays. Even non-human resources like workspace or machinery can be scheduled using Clarizen. Collaboration and Content Management. Users can easily upload files, URL’s or Google Doc links, as well as notes, email and chat, ensuring these crucial supporting data are communicated in context, and tied to the relevant project. Clarizen InterAct™ Email Integration. Using patent-pending technology, Clarizen gives users the ability to convert email into action. Email can be used to initiate or update projects, submit issues or bugs, or control a stopwatch to log time for a given project. All mail systems are supported – including mobile devices – and no plugins are required. Resource Planning. The resource load simulation feature works alongside enhanced personal calendars to give you a real-time view of your team’s capacity and current load. Groups can be created based on skillset, job titles or other criteria to help you select the right person for a project. Even external users can be included, with the ability to control how much detail you want them to see within Clarizen. Further, Clarizen makes it possible to have unlimited, free email-only users. These are resources who can use email to submit task updates directly to Clarizen, but do not need full access to the centralized Clarizen environment. Issue Management. As projects develop, issues and requests inevitably arise. Clarizen logs these requests, issues, or bugs and ensures that they can be prioritized and handled with maximum efficiency, and the results clearly communicated back to the originator. Budget Tracking. Teams are able to define, manage and track budgets and billing rates. Full customization makes it possible to define global hourly rates for specific roles, users or resources. Users can also see how budget projections map to actual reported hours, making it simple to analyze the billing status of each project, resource or client.$ Time and Expense Tracking. The Timesheets, along with expense tracking and approvals, process can be fully managed in Clarizen, making it possible to get a real-time view of costs and expenses at any point during a project, and make adjustments if necessary. Reports and Dashboards. Dozens of standard reports are available, and can be easily customized or created toprovide real-time insight. Reports target critical deliverables, issues, timelines, budgets, resource loads, and deadlines. Customization. Clarizen is highly flexible , and can support customization for hundreds of custom fields and business rules. Clarizen Apps are common or specialized customizations that can be added with a mouse-click in the Clarizen App Marketplace.Partner Ecosystem Customers are Saying…Clarizen integrates with market-leading “The ease of use and comprehensive solution that Clarizentechnologies to tie work execution into the fabric of provides our company is a true differentiator to other products on the market. The speed and agility of Clarizen, combined withday to day business. Partners include: the cost benefit, license flexibility and email functionality is a show stopper for me, game over.“ Amanda Roberts, CEO, Stone Cobra "Our business process has changed dramatically since we adopted Clarizen. We now have the capacity to handle twice as many enrollments as we were doing before, and now those enrollments are completed with 100% accuracy. With Clarizen, we are simply more efficient at allocating resources. Now, we do it right the first time." Mark Robbins, President, Benefit ArchitectsFor more information, join one of our daily free, interactive webinars, or get started witha free 30-day trial of Clarizen. Copyright ® 2012. Clarizen Inc. All rights reservedUnited States: 1.866.502.9813 United Kingdom: + Germany: +49.89.579595.16 www.clarizen.comAustralia: 1800.423.426 Israel: +972.9.794.4300 France: +33.18.28839.66