Technology

Technology2019-01-29T17:56:46+00:00

ORC offers a host of technology solutions to both our employees and our clients. Our dedicated full-time IT Department ensures that each ORC project team is fully supported during the entire project. Our IT department is on-call to respond to technical issues and over 90% of all IT requests are resolved the same day, allowing our employees to avoid potential costly delays.

We continually implement new security and software products and features, each aimed at facilitating safer and more efficient work for ORC employees as well as our clients and partners.

ORC Metrics Connector

ORC Metrics Connector

Our Metrics Connector offers a new and innovative way for you to track your projects. No more navigating complicated software. Simply log in to visualize project data on an easy-to-navigate, customized dashboard.

Key Features

  • GIS Map Integration – View custom layers and color-coding for project parcels.

  • “Data Your Way” – Access completely customizable graphs and data sets to present your key metrics.

  • Simple access – See the status of all your projects in one location, with no learning curve.

ORC Metrics Connector Graph
Easily assess project status with customized charts and graphs.
ORC Parcel Suite Right-of-way ROW Database

ORC Parcel Suite®

ORC Parcel Suite is a comprehensive, web-based right-of-way database solution designed specifically for the management of acquisition/relocation projects. ORC Parcel Suite simplifies the end-to-end processes of project management by organizing the planning, tracking, and administration of parcel activities.

Key Features

  • Dynamic Fields – Built-in customization of tabs and fields tailors the database to your project.

  • Powerful Reporting – Adaptable reporting engine meets specific project requirements.

  • GIS Map Integration – View custom layers and color-coding for project parcels.

  • Highly Scalable – Easily accommodating thousands of parcels on large projects.

Microsoft SharePoint

Microsoft SharePoint

SharePoint helps ORC’s project teams work better, faster, and smarter. They can access information at the right time to make better decisions and get the job done. Plus, all ORC employees work comfortably and confidently in SharePoint with a familiar interface and direct connections to Microsoft Office from any location.

Key Features

  • Anywhere Access – ORC staff can securely access their sites and documents with any standards compliant browser from any location.

  • Defined Processes – ORC’s SharePoint sites are organized by department and job function to ensure that all teams work together efficiently on their projects.

  • Quality Control – All SharePoint sites and libraries provide direct access to the latest versions of client forms and documents. This ensures that the proper templates are consistently used at all times. In addition, clear site organization and structure keep team members from duplicating data and allow them to contribute to the most current work product, even across offices.

  • Powerful Search – Using powerful library filters, strict metadata implementation and global search functions, each site allows employees to quickly locate all project documents without wasting time sifting through poorly organized and antiquated folder structures.

  • Compliance & Retention – Retention and compliance policies can be set on entire sites or for specific project libraries depending on requirements. This ensures that data is securely archived automatically for as long as is required.

Deltek Vantagepoint

Deltek Vantagepoint

Deltek Vantagepoint offers ORC project managers the tools they need to ensure unparalleled financial management of their projects. Through advanced budgeting, financial analysis, key metrics, and reporting, Vantagepoint allows managers to focus their attention on project execution while still delivering a highly detailed and accurate financial picture.

Key Features

  • Anywhere Access – ORC staff can securely access Vantagepoint for all project review as well as submit their timesheets and expense reports.

  • Resource and Project Management – Automated scheduling, resource allocation, budgeting and forecasting help ORC project managers and resource planners determine whether appropriate staff is available and allocated effectively, and ensure projects come in on time and on budget.

  • Project Billing – Vantagepoint Billing supports complex and diverse billing requirements, including time and materials, fee-based and percent-complete billing. Designed for the unique billing requirements of our clients, it automatically captures every billable labor and expense transaction, applies rate tables and employee overrides, calculates fees, and generates draft and final invoices using the templates and formats our clients require. Deltek Vantagepoint’s Billing module automates the end-to-end billing process and improves efficiencies between ORC and our clients.

  • Time & Expense Management – Vantagepoint speeds up and increases the accuracy of the time collection process through an intuitive interface that is always accessible to ORC employees. Integrated with Billing, Resource Planning and Project Management, Vantagepoint Time and Expense Management provides real-time visibility into costs that impact our projects. Vantagepoint ensures that hours and expenses collected are immediately accessible throughout the system and eliminates redundant data entry that leads to errors and omissions.

Employee Mobility

Did you know?Every ORC employee can opt for the latest tablet model with integrated 4G internet access. No boundaries means more efficient project work.