Capabilities You'll Gain
VPO employees, customers, and users unite and work as partners so they can reach project completion on budget, on time, and on good terms--in accordance with CMAA Standards of Practice, if desired--with an automatically generated archive of all project data and interactions.
VPO customers get everything you'd expect, and a few things you wouldn't.
Generalities & Specifics
RFIs, Submittals & Other Workflows
Dashboards & Analytics
What we've created goes way beyond file storage.
Streamline and enforce your processes, with automated routing of review-and-approvals via Ball-in-Court (BiC) and email notifications.
- Requests for Information (RFIs)
- Action Items
- Bid Management & Requests for Proposal (RFPs)
For portfolio planning, you'll have standardization, uniformity, and transparency.
Benefit from an executive dashboard of real-time reports and portfolio-wide views.
- Power BI
- ERP Integration
- Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
- Capital Budget Visibility
- Lessons Learned & Playbook
Enjoy familiar Microsoft Office 365 functionality.
Co-author, edit, and sync docs, with version history, right from your browser and mobile devices, using apps like OneDrive.
- Robust Keyword Search
- Metadata Tagging
- Meeting Minutes
- Customer-branded Reports
Strategic decisions should be data-driven.
Correlate and synthesize data from multiple systems, documents, and other sources--visually--facilitating transparency and uniform data consumption and processing. In partnership with VPO, you'll identify the answers you need, and build a data strategy that delivers KPIs via compelling diagrams, charts, and other images.
- Power BI Ease & Expertise
- Data Visualization for Business Intelligence
- Custom Data-refresh Schedule
- Data Sharing, via VPO and email
- Power Automate (formerly Flow)
VPO will help you mitigate the potentially negative impact of change on your budget and schedule--and at project completion you’ll be able to analyze the circumstances surrounding your changes, and plan for the future.
- Potential Change Orders
- Change Order Requests (CORs)
- Requests for Proposal (RFPs)
- Change Orders (COs)
- Work Directives
- Work Change Directives
Build templates with a standard Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), using Critical Path Method (CPM), Time Impact Analysis (TIA), estimated activity durations, established logic between tasks, and estimated labor costs.
- Project Portfolio Management (PPM)
- Resource Management
- What-if Analysis
- Earned Value
Whether it’s at the individual project level or portfolio-wide, through Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) integration VPO gives you real-time transparency, visibility, monitoring, and budget control.
- Budget Management
- Contract Management
- Purchase Orders (POs)
- Payment Applications (Pay Apps)
- Quantity Tracking
- Cash-flow Estimates
Simply and securely invite bidders, share bid packages, provide updates and answers to questions, and notify bidders of their bids' outcomes--without their counting as users in your VPO subscription.
- Password-protected, Private Web Site
- Bidder Registration for Automated Email Notifications
- Bid Center Dashboard
- Global Directory of Bidders
- Downloadable Bid Packages
- Updates, Answers to Clarification Questions & Addenda
No more confusion over which is the latest version. You'll clearly and easily manage and control all revisions to your drawings and specifications.
- Issuance Summary for Revision Tracking
- Automatic Version History
- Metadata Tagging
- View via Mobile Device
- Architect's Supplemental Instructions
With a mobile device, you'll document the work performed, weather, equipment, etc., just by completing a form--automatically capturing it all in a printable report.
- Daily Observation Reports
- Punchlist Management
- Inspection & Testing Reports
- Progress Photos & Videos
- Live Webcam Feeds
- Quantity Tracking
- Labor Tracking
Your VPO solution will support you in identifying, documenting, and mitigating risk so that your team and your projects meet compliance standards.
- Construction Industry Customs and Practices
- Control Plan
- Risk Log
- Issue Tracking
What could be more important than creating and maintaining a safe and efficient work environment? With VPO, you'll gain uniformity, monitoring, and management.
- Daily Safety Reports
- Safety Statistics
- Safety Documents
- COVID-19 Checklist
- Safety Dashboard
Process enforcement and a single point of record help your team avoid claims. In a dispute, you'll rely on built-in documentation functionality to strengthen your case and fast-track Discovery.
- Automatic Audit Trail
- Non-compliance Notices
- Non-conformance Notices