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Project management software for engineers

Synergy is like a wingman to your engineering practice

Project management software — designed and built for engineers.

We understand, you love to analyse, forecast and plan. Engineers, while you’re passionate about engineering, you still like to think ahead, to challenge yourself and others around you.

To successfully achieve your goals, you need software than can keep up, that can help you manage risks while minimizing the complexity that can often come with running a successful engineering business. Synergy helps you manage your projects, set your rates, keep track of your time with timesheets, invoice clients, make sure they pay your invoices on time, track and report on your finances and ultimately be able to plan and forecast your future workflow and cashflow in advance.

Managing all of this data can be quite a time consuming task as an individual or contractor and only gets harder when you have a team of engineers or a full staff of office administrators, HR, accounts, salespeople etc. to help with the day-to-day running of the business.

That’s where Synergy can help.

Synergy helps you manage your projects but will also provide you with the data you need to analyse your project profitability, track what work brings the biggest rewards, prepare you for the unexpected and identify possible problems and ultimately keep your business running smooth.

Synergy can also help you communicate, an essential skill for any engineer when dealing with multiple projects. Whether your projects are large or small, clear communication is vital when explaining instructions and presenting solutions to clients and team members. The Synergy portal provides you with a great place to collaborate with the ability to chat within your team, chat with clients, share documents, invoices and create transmittals – business edition feature.

Using Synergy for your engineering business and project management

  • Access all Synergy features from your mobile or computer – wherever you are
  • Collaborate on projects with chats, document sharing and transmittals
  • File your emails from Outlook straight into your Synergy projects
  • Dashboards let you track the utilization and productivity of staff
  • Advanced reporting to see which projects are running under or over budget
  • Easily manage your staff, clients, contacts and sub contractors
  • Track your project time and expenses using timesheets and timers
  • Manage your work breakdown with projects, stages, phases and tasks
  • Set rates for use at project and stage level and recover costs as expenses
  • Invoice projects with the ability to add multiple fee types to one invoice
  • Sync your project financials to leading accounting packages like Xero and MYOB

Your engineering wingman

The thought of having to manage projects and all of the associated tasks involved probably doesn’t excite you at all. Synergy helps engineers manage their business, streamline processes, keep records up-to-date, share files quickly and easily and help you get paid.

It does take a little effort to set up any new project management software. Synergy has shown proven results among our clients with considerable time savings across their engineering businesses.

Our 30 day free trial

When you start a free trial you will have the option to talk one-on-one with our support team. They will be able to walk you through the basics of setting up your organization, staff details, rates and costs, clients and contacts, projects and work breakdown structure including the stages, phases and tasks, how to add tags and notes across the system, how to invoice different fee types on one invoice, start chats and share documents using the project portals and much more.

Synergy — the complete project management solution.

"We can just go to one central hub and all of our database clients, projects, and profitability is there, and so are all the project documents."

Rob McGowan | Director, STRUCTURE

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Synergy — customer reviews

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Wonderful product and even better customer service

Reviewed on 28 Mar 2018
by Administrator in Civil Engineering

"Synergy is a one-stop shop. It's a central go-to hub that I have open on my desktop all day. I can access client details, view my projects, invoice clients, track my time and so much more. But Synergy's best attribute has to be their people and commitment to their customers. Their assistance during set -up and thereafter has been second to none. They are always prompt in responding to queries and even follow up to see how things worked out. 5 stars!"

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A great product and absolutely fantastic customer service

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2018
by Mike D.

"Flexibility of the product to adapt to suit our established working patterns. The technical support during the trial period and then again after subscription has been absolutely first class. Help has been provided on demand (very quickly) to not just answer software related questions but also to assist us in transferring our established practices such as invoicing, project numbering, project..."

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Everyday user of Total Synergy

Reviewed on 02 Apr 2018
by Administrator in Design

"Total Synergy cloud version is user friendly and intuitive, the Knowledge/Help files are informative and can usually resolve any issue I have, and if not, the team support is prompt and helpful. I love the timesheet and timer features for accurate recording of project hours."

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