Life Long Learning With Function Point
Everything from case studies to helpful tools
Looking for upcoming Function Point webinars? You can view and register for all of our scheduled webinars here.
This webinar series covers the most common topics for project and traffic managers, owners, accountants, AEs, and creatives.
This webinar series covers the most commonly asked about topics from project and traffic managers, owners, accountants, AEs, and creatives.
This webinar series covers the most commonly asked about topics in Function Point: system setup and general admin, invoicing, project and task management, CRM, accounting integration, and retainers.
This webinar series covers the most commonly asked about topics in Function Point: CRM, project and task management, CRM, accounting integration, and retainers.
These hot tips will make you so fast and efficient with your FP system that you’ll have extra time to bake cookies. By the way, we like chocolate chip, oatmeal and chocolate macadamia nut.
Check out these great webinars to learn about selecting the best rate structure for your agency, generating and referencing financial reports, and all of our best practices for managing all of this in your FP system.
Workflows are like waves; yoThis webinar series will take you through 4 radical workflows so you can ride any workflow that comes your way.
Function Point’s QuickBooks® integration not only makes accounting easy, it allows you to take your accounting practices to the next level and provides valuable insights into the profitability of your creative agency. Learn more in this webinar series.
The A-ha webinar series will provide you with useful insights on how to best use the FP system, plus handy tips and tricks that will free up your time.
This webinar series will take you on a mini tour of some of FP’s best features, including customized rates, brief templates, printouts, alerts and permissions.
This new FP webinar series will cover email integration, tracking time and expenses.
Free Creative Brief Templates
A good creative brief is like a strongly brewed cup of coffee – it’s the fuel that feeds the creative design team to develop innovative, amazing, mind-blowing, and awe-inspiring work.
Using a web-based project management software will help streamline your creative agency’s workflows, maximize profitability and deliver projects on time. It makes collaboration with clients, vendors, and staff easy by making real-time job and project information available.
What you’ll learn:
+ How each member can better contribute to your agency’s success
+ How to prioritize goals for each role in your creative agency
+ How an online project management software can benefit each person in your agency
Inside this detailed, yet easy-to-understand guide, you’ll find information on estimating; methods for determining rates; best practices in creating retainer agreements; and suggestions for determining and implementing KPIs to track and report profitability.
What you’ll learn:
+ Whether or not you need an agency management solution
+ What to consider when looking for a software solution
+ How to adopt and get internal uptake on your chosen system
+ How to prepare for rolling out your system
Here at Function Point, we know the day-to-day challenges creative agencies are faced with. One of the trends we’ve noticed is the need to understand how to calculate true profitability, in a way that takes all factors into account.
What you’ll learn:
+ Helpful information on estimating
+ Methods for determining rates
+ Best practices in creating retainer agreements
+ How to determine and implement KPIs to track and report profitability
Industry: Online Marketing & Digital Strategy
Size: 27 Employees
Function Point’s delivery of real-time visibility, in tandem with accuracy and e ciency, has been
a major contributor to Top Draw’s ability to read a timely pulse on project health and workload capacity. The agency can now be con dent that growth will be supported by Function Point’s fully integrated systems, giving Top Draw more time to service their clients.
Industry: Brand & Communication Strategy
Size: 15 Employees
Parcel Design has used Function Point as its project management system for seven years, and was utilizing most areas of the software. The company values the system’s ability to track entire projects—from contacts, estimates and purchase orders, through to invoices and reconciliation. Over the years, almost every process in the company has been improved and simplified by Function Point. However, Parcel questioned whether their staff was using the software in the best way possible.
Industry: Marketing Strategy & Creative
Size: 26 Employees
Function Point provided a solution that now makes it possible for CREW to view real-time profitability at the project, client, and team levels, as well as forecast revenue. The reporting analytics give an instant snapshot of the state of projects, and help management answer questions immediately. Questions such as: Where is this project at?Are we efficient? Where are we spending our time?
Industry: Branding & Design
Size: 75 Employees
Using the project management tools Function Point provides, Chute Gerdeman was able to become more flexible with their programs, boost each the profits from their accounts and scale with our cloud-based system.
Industry: High-Tech (App Development)
Size: 12 Employees
Conquer Mobile had been using five different software tools to run the business’s day-to-day operations, and wanted to consolidate. With the deployment of Function Point, the company now keeps all of their client information in one place, accessible to everyone on the cloud.
The creative industry in North America is currently home to over 32,000 creative agencies and is rapidly expanding. As a result, agencies are required to adopt new strategies and techniques just to keep up. It is for this reason we present to you: Project Management Software, the key to efficiency and productivity in the creative industry.
What you’ll learn:
+ The importance of having clearly defined roles within your agency
+ Tips for streamlining your agency workflow and day-to-day processes
+ Techniques to help you stay on time and on budget with your projects
+ How to increase productivity and promote integration across departments