Rex Moore Proves Project Business Automation Provides Predictive and Proactive Resource Requirements

Rex Moore Group, Inc. is a Top50 electrical contractor delivering unmatched integrated electrical solutions. As an early adopter of Lean manufacturing principles, Rex Moore has created a company-wide culture of continuous improvement that drives significant value to their clients. The firm contracts and performs both design/build and bid work for all electrical, telecommunications, and integrated systems market segments.

Rex Moore has a full-service maintenance department to cover emergency and routine requirements for all facilities, whether an existing facility or one that has been recently completed by the company. The ability to negotiate and competitively bid various forms of contracts including lump-sum, fixed fee, hourly rate, and cost-plus work as a prime contractor, subcontractor, or joint venture is enhanced with Project Business Automation (PBA) from Adeaca. This solution permits the company to propose work only if they are in a position to be competitive in the marketplace and provide excellent service with fair compensation.

Rex Moore used Adeaca PBA as a construction management software for builders and contractors to integrate and facilitate its business processes in its ERP system. Together with Microsoft Dynamics, PBA integrated processes across the company on a single end-to-end platform. This allowed the company to replace 15 different applications with a single comprehensive system, eliminating the costs and inefficiencies associated with multiple systems and silos of information.
Rex Moore Proves Project Business Automation Provides Predictive and Proactive Resource Requirements
PBA gave executives instant access to critical business information while increasing collaboration with the one platform approach. The ability to proactively manage resource requirements for customer projects was transformative.

“Some of the biggest beneficiaries from Adeaca is our executive team,” said Jeremy Grosser with Rex Moore. “We’re able to make business decisions based on true data, live data as opposed to data that’s weeks old, months old.”

Jeremy Grosser, President or Rex Signature Services and Head of IT at Rex Moore




While there have been significant cost savings with implementing this new system, much has come from a reduction in software costs. There was a high cost operating 15 different software packages, so the ability to eliminate those is a hard cost easily recognized by the management team.

“We saw savings when it came to human resource aspects,” said Grosser. “We had people doing activities that were necessary but were not really adding value to the process. With PBA, there’s much more collaboration between the different departments. I would say it’s more effective because we’re speaking the same language. The frequency of interaction and the efficiency and quality of that interaction has dramatically increased.”

Because the company is involved with the construction industry there are always changes that occur along the way. The company is now able to take snapshots and baselines to see how schedule changes and the impact that it has on resource loading. The team could manage and predict peaks and valleys. That information is presented to the customer as predictive information to be able to make changes before they become a problem. The company is now more proactive with resource requirements and changes that may happen.

About The Author
Matt Mong, Vice President of Communications and Marketing at Adeaca  is a Project Business evangelist, leading thought leadership efforts for Adeaca. Mong has worked to define and expose the fundamental issues plaguing project-based companies today, and the solutions needed to fix them. He coined the product category term Project Business Automation (PBA), now adopted by Forrester, as a new approach to digital transformation for project-driven businesses.

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