Better knowledge is the key to development for planners Boffa Miskell.
Specialised project costing and the need for improved access to information drove leading New Zealand environmental planning and design consultancy Boffa Miskell to search for an integrated ERP system. They also feared that their existing decade-old system might fall over one day.
Boffa Miskell assessed half a dozen systems before settling on Greentree. Price was a deciding factor.
“Greentree’s total cost of ownership over a 10-year period was a lot lower than its competitors,” says Finance Manager Blair Walker.
Boffa Miskell’s name is on many major planning projects, and it was project leader of the consortium, 'Blueprint100', that designed the spatial plan for rebuilding central Christchurch in the wake of the devastating earthquakes. It employs over 130 professional staff, including landscape architects, urban designers, planners, ecologists and cultural heritage advisors.
“Our goal is to be a leader in our field in New Zealand and in parts of the Asia-Pacific region,” says Blair. “To help achieve that, we want better knowledge management, and having access to project and client information is an important part of that.”
Boffa Miskell is a leading New Zealand environmental planning and design consultancy providing landscape architecture, planning, urban design, ecology and cultural heritage services to a wide range of private and public sector clients.