Kreiskliniken Esslingen gemeinnützige GmbH
73230 Kirchheim unter Teck
“We demanded a software simple-to-use, yet suitable for project management in an enterprise environment. Lengthy training sessions for our 300 users throughout the organization would have been way too costly.”
Gerhard Bauer, the customer’s IT division leader
The company management preferred InLoox because of its intuitive user interface and its outstanding integration in Microsoft Outlook (the groupware solution from Microsoft). InLoox reduces instruction and training efforts to a minimum. Users accept project management even more when the solution is embedded in a system they are already familiar with from day-to-day business.
Hospitals of Esslingen County ensure professional medical services at the locations Kirchheim, Nuertingen, Plochingen and Ruit in Germany. Each project involves various specialists - often distributed throughout the enterprise. For example, the new building complex project at the location Nuertingen concerns medical staff, project teams and management executives all at once. This requires a solution that coordinates resources in real-time, regardless of location, department or branch. In order to meet these challenging demands, the corporation was looking for an enterprise-proven software solution.
“We demanded a software simple-to-use, yet suitable for project management in an enterprise environment. Lengthy training sessions for our 300 users throughout the organization would have been way too costly”, explains Gerhard Bauer, the customer’s IT division leader.
InLoox now empowers the four hospitals to manage projects efficiently and successfully. This includes project planning, resource allocation, project document management, time and expense recording as well as project accounting and reporting. Besides, InLoox provides a powerful notification feature: stakeholders and executive officers, who are not directly involved in a project, can be informed about its status and the expected completion date. In addition, team leaders have access to the progress of all construction tasks in their division. Easy-to-use role permissions secure project data in a very powerful and flexible way.
Redundant work is drastically reduced, as are planning and reporting overhead; medical personnel have more time, allowing them to focus on their core competence.
Moreover, InLoox complies with the customer’s complex Citrix/Terminal Server farm. The project management software fulfills this requirement without drawbacks. InLoox uses the existing Microsoft Active Directory structure for its own permission management and access control. Also, the replication feature of Microsoft SQL Server is fully supported, providing a centrally deployable offline-use. Hence, InLoox has shown to be the ideal choice for the enterprise that uses Microsoft and Citrix technology extensively.
The complete solution for over 300 terminals (software + installation + training) was implemented by the distributor OptCon within only few man-days. Due to the Terminal Server infrastructure users are able to access InLoox from each computer at each location with a single InLoox client access license.