Empowering the Connected AEC Firm

    Built specifically for architecture, engineering, and construction firms, aec360 delivers the connected AEC firm of the future.

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    Achieve a 360-degree view of your firm with Microsoft Dynamics 365

    With industry-specific solutions that span the entire value chain of an AEC firm, aec360 can help your firm find and win more work, efficiently deliver and account for your work, and hire and retain the best possible talent.

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    Become a Connected Firm with Dynamics 365 and aec360

    Today’s connected AEC firm leverages integrated, firm-wide business systems, power of the cloud, and advanced intelligence capabilities for a 360-degree view of the organization—while driving efficiencies and collaboration—so you can take control of your business. 

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    Empowering the Connected AEC Firm

    Built specifically for architecture, engineering, and construction firms, aec360 delivers the connected AEC firm of the future.

    What makes aec360 a unique solution for architecture,
    engineering, and construction firms?

    Niche solutions from the traditional AEC vendors are too limited, but generic systems from larger software vendors aren’t designed for the AEC industry.  With aec360, you no longer have to make the choice.  You get a comprehensive industry-specific suite AND a best-in-class cloud platform that lets your employees leverage the Microsoft tools they use every day.

    Hear it straight from leading AEC firms

    SmithGroup has a long track record of delivering innovative solutions that help our clients solve their most complex challenges. With our legacy software platform nearing its end of life, we surveyed the market for new business platforms that would help us continue to innovate and serve our clients for the next 10 to 15 years and beyond.  Microsoft Dynamics 365 and aec360 stood out from the crowd, offering not only a best-in-class cloud technology platform, but a business solution that was purpose-built for our industry.

    The complete management solution

    aec360 is a comprehensive marketing, business development, project management, accounting, and human resource management solution purpose-built for AEC firms.   


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    Email Marketing

    Marketing Analytics


    Clients & Contacts

    Relationship Intelligence

    Project Leads

    Pursuit Management

    Go/No-Go Workflows

    Project Experience

    Employee Qualifications

    Document Assembly

    Customer Analytics


    Project Estimates

    WBS & Task Management

    Contract Management

    Project Budgets

    Resourcing & Utilization


    Time & Expense

    Billing Workflows

    Project Analytics


    Financial Management

    Project Accounting

    Revenue Recognition

    AR, Credit & Collections

    Procure to Pay

    Fixed Assets

    GL Budgeting

    Tax Compliance

    Financial Analytics




    Administrative HR



    Leave and Absence



    People Analytics

    Functions for architecture, engineering, and construction


    Simplify marketing and proposal processes with a 360-degree view of firm-wide experience and qualifications and a dynamic document assembly solution.

    Project Management

    To balance the many facets of the project management role, you need integrated project and resource management tools that help to ensure on-time, on-budget project delivery.

    Human Resources

    Find, deploy, and retain the best possible talent with a comprehensive HR and talent management platform that can help your firm drive employee engagement and grow your most important asset.

    Business Development

    As a seller/doer, you need easy-to-use tools that automatically capture client interactions and update important pursuit details with the touch of a button.  


    Automate key project accounting processes and confidently manage your firm’s finances with modern, best-in-class accounting tools purpose-built for the AEC industry.


    Today’s AEC executives are inundated with information that’s often fragmented and hard to access. Our unique solution offers a real-time, 360-degree view of your business any time, from any location, on any device.

    Harness the Power of Microsoft

    aec360 is built on the Microsoft cloud platform, seamlessly connecting all aspects of your firm to create a unified experience. Leverage the power of Microsoft to drive automation and real-time actionable insights.

    Microsoft Power Platform

    Rapidly build solutions, automate business processes, and analyze business data.

    Microsoft Advanced Intelligence

    Make proactive and informed business decisions with best-in-class BI and artificial intelligence tools.

    Empowering the connected AEC firm

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    What sets HSO apart

    With deep AEC industry expertise and leveraging the full power of Microsoft technology, we help you transform the way you work and improve your business performance. 

    A complete, integrated AEC platform
    Combining the best that industry and platform solutions have to offer, aec360 is the only complete AEC platform on the market today, including CRM, ERP, HR, Productivity, and BI.
    Backed by Microsoft and future-proof
    With Microsoft technology at its foundation and backed by Microsoft innovation, aec360 is a powerful suite that helps you connect and modernize your entire firm—now and down the road.
    Large enough to serve, small enough to care
    For more than 30 years, we’ve understood that we win when you win. An agile, industry-focused alternative to large, traditional SIs, we focus on driving improvements through technology.

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    If you’re interested in learning more about how aec360 can help your organization transform its business, please fill in the form below, and we’ll get back to you at the earliest opportunity. 

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