Sweco Finland is an expert in built environment and industry. It is a part of the international Sweco Group. Of the 14 500 Sweco employees in total, nearly 2000 work in Finland. Sweco Finland and Silverbucket Ltd have made a frame agreement on implementing Silverbucket’s project portfolio resourcing tool. Sweco has been using Silverbucket since the beginning of 2014 and has constantly expanded the use of Silverbucket yearly.
As Firstco has grown, so has the importance of managing more and more resources across an increasing number of projects. The approach of managing this with Excel spreadsheets ultimately became unwieldy and time consuming, so in August 2017 they started to use Silverbucket and now have much better visibility of their resourcing allocations.
A-Insinöörit is a skilled, growing and internationally operating professional in construction management and engineering. More than 400 experts are helping their customers with projects of different size and length. "We succeeded to find a tool for easing the demanding construction consultancy with no need to time-consuming trainings. All the Project Managers of A-Insinöörit are resourcing and forecasting with the same tool. Information is always up-to-date. No more unit specific spreadsheets".
Attido boosts work and decision-making efficiency by automating day-to-day routines and processes. Turnover is 10 million euros and they employ more than 100 people. Attido has customer-related and internal product development, project and maintenance work. The resource planning for all these project types are made in Silverbucket since the rollout. The goals for more efficient resourcing were to improve profitability and get more satisfied employees.
Solita is a Finnish digital business consultancy and digital services company. The company has around 500 employees and has executed more than 1000 projects. When evaluating Silverbucket, Solita’s one goal was to get an easier-to-use and more visual tool compared to the former one, and second goal was to improve the transparency and openness of resource allocations. All data wanted to be available for everyone. Third and the most important goal was improving the forecasting, which, according to Solita, Silverbucket masters successfully.
The Finnish Government Shared Services Centre for Finance and HR provides financial administration and human resource services for central government agencies, departments and funds. The Centre is a significant operator in the central government group services, and employs approximately 730 professionals in financial and HR operations. With a better resourcing tool Palkeet seeks a clearer picture of their resourcing plans and more accuracy to predictability. Another goal was to make any possible resourcing risks or allocation overloads visible.
Efore Group is an international company which develops and produces demanding power products. In the fiscal year ending in December 2014, consolidated net sales totaled EUR 85,3 million and the Group's personnel averaged 914. Before switching to Silverbucket Efore had a separate Excel spreadsheet for project resource planning, and a separate tool for hour reporting. The goal with Silverbucket was to improve usability and information visibility.