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10 years working with Sydney Water

Communication and collaboration are the key to 10 years of success working with Sydney Water. Sydney Water have been key to our company's growth and success. We are very proud of the work we have done thanks to the relationship that has been developed over the years. As with all of our clients, our focus on building and developing a strong relationship has given us a unique and tacit understanding of Sydney Water’s current and future business needs. Learn more about the SWDelivery portal, the cloud-based application enabling Sydney Water’s Program Delivery team and their System & Asset Planning Team. to effectively initiate, collaborate on and manage the progress of design and construction projects with Design Consultants, Delivery Contractors and other project team members.

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Benefits of Online Timesheets

Manual timesheet management can be time consuming, and inefficient, with inaccuracies becoming costly mistakes that may not be revealed for a long time. An online timesheet system has clear bottom line benefits which are evident from day one.

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DLP case study

Defect Manager contacted finao 18 months ago with a business problem, they needed an online defect management system that was customised to their specific business workflow requirements. Furthermore the system had to be flexible, scaleable and could be accessed from any device by a range of users.

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Working with existing systems

Quite often a company would have existing or legacy systems that would provide specific solutions for a variety of business requirements. Certain business units (such as procurement, HR, finance, operations or IT) would have specific systems that suit that specific business unit . A system may provide one or more solutions but rarely not all requirements and often they don't integrate nicely with others. This can mean that multiple systems are utilised by the company that don't talke to each other.

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Managing workflow and tasks

One of the outcomes of this pandemic is that it has changed how we work. Working remotely has become standard across organisations. But how do you manage task workflow, understand the status of various tasks (in the workflow) and manage accountability whilst also keeping stakeholders informed?

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Applied Intelligence

Applied Intelligence is a smart, efficient and more effective approach to collecting and processing data. Applied Intelligence can automate actions to generate value to the business. finao uses Applied Intelligence to produce a specific workflow or outcome based on the data, or combination of data entered. We take online forms to the next level to make sure they add value, meet you business requirements and, where possible, deliver multiple benefits.

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Partnering for success

Towards the end of 2019, Sydney Water engaged the market for the delivery of an online Shared Purchasing Directory as a platform to provide information on all third party sourced goods and services, their suppliers and related contracts. In identifying key requirements for the solution, Sydney Water had a mix of standard needs that could be met by off-the-shelf capabilities, but also some custom requirements that were needed for the integration of the solution into Sydney Water’s IT and Business environments.

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SWMS

A SWMS is a SAFE WORK METHOD STATEMENT. It is a document that sets out the high-risk work activities to be carried out at a workplace, the hazards arising from these activities and the measures to be put in place to control the risks. SWMS are required for the 18 high risk construction work activities defined in the WHS Regulations. At finao, we have developed an online SWMS system that can be customised to meet your business AND 'safe work' requirements.

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We’re excited to announce that we’re rebranding

After 11 years we decided it was time to refresh our branding. To that end we are delighted to launch our new logo. The new logo has a more vibrant orange, this orange conveys excitement and enthusiasm. As part of our new brand identity, our company name will be written slightly differently; from FiNAO to finao and our platform product PRiME will be written as prime.

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Competencies and Inductions

finao allows the competency / induction process to be moved from the current manual process to an efficient and automated online system providing relevant real-time information and reports. finao allows the process to be self managed by employees and contractors with verification and approvals against relevant competencies for the job in hand from any smart device. Furthermore, when integrated with other finao modules the system can ensure that employees and contractors are not sent on projects / work sites or allowed to complete forms (such as site diaries or pre-start forms) without being compliant.

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