Concurrency leverages Kantata to extend resource forecasting horizon to 13 months
IRVINE, Calif. & LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kantata, the leading global supplier of purpose-built technology for professional services, today announced that Concurrency, Inc., a Wisconsin-based IT consulting firm and Microsoft based systems integration partner, has improved its business operations using the Kantata Professional Services Cloud. Within months of partnering with Kantata, Concurrency was able to extend forecasting capabilities to 13 months, and save upwards of 20 hours a month by replacing spreadsheets.
A leading provider for technology implementations ranging from application development, AI solutions and Microsoft Azure, Concurrency delivers value by helping organizations realize their strategic goals through their team of expert consultants. The company sought out an integrated professional services solution to streamline its processes, eradicate extra manual effort, and return accurate, actionable information to enhance its project planning and delivery efforts.
“Our operations were not streamlined. We were applying short-term fixes to long-term issues, and running our project management burn down and bookkeeping off of spreadsheets,” explains Kurt Spitzner, Concurrency’s Director of Delivery.
Concurrency turned to Kantata to assist the company in its efforts to improve its efficiency, profitability, and agility in a flexible, single-platform cloud-based solution. Kantata’s dedication to consistently evolving new features and developing integrations that enable its clients to scale and connect with industry-leading business and SaaS solutions also played a key role.
“From day one Kantata provided immediate value — integrating our time sheets and reducing the friction of entering, approving, and seamlessly sharing data with NetSuite, our financial software,” Spitzner added.
Since adopting Kantata, Concurrency has been able to:
– Extend forecasting capabilities to 13 months
– Empower accurate decision-making
– Improve long-term hiring strategies
– Promote consistent, repeatable business process
“Kantata is committed to putting people first, which includes removing tasks that can be automated to make the jobs more interesting and rewarding,” said Jared Haleck, Chief Product Officer, Kantata. “When professionals have the tools they need to do their jobs seamlessly, they feel empowered to deliver remarkable results for their customers, and that is why helping Concurrency has been such a success.”
To learn more about the quantitative results of adopting Kantata, read the entire case study here.
Kantata takes professional services automation to a new level, giving people-powered businesses the clarity, control, and confidence they need to optimize resource planning and elevate operational performance. Our purpose-built cloud software is helping over 2,000 professional services organizations in more than 100 countries focus on and optimize their most important asset: their people. By leveraging the Kantata Professional Services Cloud, professionals gain access to the information and tools they need to win more business, ensure the right people are always available at the right time, and delight clients with project delivery and outcomes.
An organization of Change Agents, Concurrency was founded in 1989, helping companies digitally transform business operations by leveraging Data & AI, Cloud Datacenter and DevOps, Modern Apps, and Secure Modern Workplace. Concurrency is headquartered in Brookfield, Wisconsin with additional offices in Chicago and Minneapolis.
The firm is a multiple-time Microsoft Partner of the Year winner, Microsoft Gold Partner, and ServiceNow Premier Partner. Concurrency regularly ranks among the top technology service providers nationwide on industry lists such as Redmond Channel Partner’s Microsoft’s Top 200 U.S. Partners and CRN’s Solution Provider 500 and Tech Elite 250.