Client Story: Honeywell Building Solutions

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Honeywell Building Solutions is part of Honeywell, a Fortune 100 technology company that delivers industry-specific solutions that include aerospace products and services, control technologies for buildings and industry, and performance materials globally.

Their technologies help aircraft, buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chains and workers become more connected to make the world smarter, safer and more sustainable.

“We didn’t have good visibility of what was going on with our projects, there was no standard, therefore early warnings were not being seen. We went looking for a solution that offered excellent user experience, that could be modified to suit our processes from a partner who would work closely with us and guide us on best practice. We found that in Cora. Cora PPM gives us a single version of the truth. We’ve got 51 countries in which we work, with about 10,000-12,000 people in our part of Honeywell. We have in the region of 40,000 live projects every day. Cora PPM gives insight into all those projects. Now all this work gets done on one platform, globally, for the first time ever, with the same methodology, with the same warnings, inputs and validations, giving us a coherent, robust forecast… certainly a contributor to the profitability of our projects.”- Phil Howe,Project Management Excellence Leader, Europe, Honeywell Building Solutions

The Challenges Honeywell Building Solutions faced

Honeywell Building Solutions (HBS) required a solution to support a number of challenges: around consolidating systems, standardizing processes, project deviation, resource/capacity management, and financial control.

Cora Capabilities:

Cora brought a level of configurability that allowed the system to match the current project management methodology within the client organization which minimized implications and management associated with change and provided an easy-to-use, intuitive system.

The Benefits:

    • Honey Building Solutions has reduced its systems from 22 to less than 7, all of which directly integrate with Cora
    • Visibility has increased across all projects with specific dashboards and reports displaying key project and financial data, giving the client’s team instant, accurate project status updates
    • Early warning signs are available through a number of compliance indicators which help to reduce project/budget deviation
    • By using our centralized system, HBS was able to reduce project deviation from €40 million to €2.5 million within 18 months.
    • Honey Building Solutions has reduced its systems from 22 to less than 7, all of which directly integrate with Cora
    • Visibility has increased across all projects with specific dashboards and reports displaying key project and financial data, giving the client’s team instant, accurate project status updates
    • Early warning signs are available through a number of compliance indicators which help to reduce project/budget deviation
    • By using our centralized system, HBS was able to reduce project deviation from €40 million to €2.5 million within 18 months.
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