September 20th, 2012
Multi-phase implementation process to modernize enterprise project controls solution.
EcoSys, provider of best-in-class enterprise planning and cost controls software, today announced the commencement of a multi-phase implementation of its web-based project cost management solution, EcoSys EPC (Enterprise Planning & Controls) with Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of innovative aerospace systems. EcoSys EPC will be implemented as an enterprise solution to manage program costs across the entire company.
EcoSys EPC will replace existing estimating and pricing systems for Ball Aerospace during Phase 1 of the implementation process. Currently underway, this process involves EcoSys replacing or consolidating multiple existing Ball software systems to supply integrated Program Management and Business Management processes and systems. EcoSys will provide Ball Aerospace with a unified platform to support opportunity identification, proposal development, cost/schedule integration, change management, forecasting, Earned Value Management, resource management, risk management, and dashboards and reporting.
“We are pleased to work with EcoSys in updating our program management tools,” said Bill Unger, vice president for finance at Ball Aerospace. “EcoSys offered the comprehensive and flexible tool we need to enhance our program and business management processes, while reducing complexity.”
EcoSys EPC allows program managers and project controllers to manage budgets, commitments, changes, forecasts, variances, earned value and facilitates time-phasing of costs over the life span of the project.
Christen Bergerud, Executive VP at EcoSys, commented, “Aerospace and Defense contractors are quickly moving towards integrating their business management and program portfolio management processes and systems, gaining tremendous agility. Functions like S&OP, Estimating & Pricing, Risk Management and Earned Value Management become less isolated and more informed, allowing planning and forecasting based on deep visibility into past performance and anticipated trends. Ball Aerospace has demonstrated both vision and commitment at all levels of the organization, and we’re excited to be part of their team.”
EcoSys EPC is a web-based solution designed to provide visibility into project cost and performance. EcoSys EPC delivers best practices for project cost management, portfolio management, capital planning, budgeting and forecasting, funds management, resource management, estimating, and earned value management.
EcoSys is an industry leader in project cost controls software. EcoSys has worked with over 250 customers worldwide in industries including aerospace & defense, oil & gas, utilities, construction, transportation, IT, and government. EcoSys is headquartered in New York, with offices in Houston and London.
EcoSys EPC is an advanced planning and cost controls software solution delivering best practices for full lifecycle project cost management in an integrated, easy-to-use web application. Bridging the gap between planning and execution, EcoSys EPC is used for, capital planning, budgeting and forecasting, estimating, and comprehensive management of costs, funds, resources and earned value.