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Features for progress reporting

Get notified when progress reports require review

When a progress report (sometimes also called commitment, claim or pay application) has been submitted by subcontractor, you’ll receive a notification email.

There are also indications throughout Planyard - you can see progress reports waiting for approval under the project dashboard and under Progress Reports.

Quickly review and approve progress reports

Planyard automatically compares progress reports to estimated costs, previous progress reports, and the contract. All this information is displayed on the same screen.

There’s a warning if an expense exceeds the contract, progress report or set goal.

The only thing you have to do is check whether what was reported corresponds to the actual work done by the subcontractor.

Double check progress reports with stakeholders

Send progress reports for an additional round of approval to site engineers, management, or accounting if needed. Add an unlimited number of users to Planyard for free.

You will know exactly who has approved the progress report and who is still on hold.

If the approval didn’t go well, the subcontractor receives an email with a link to re-submit the report together with a note of explanation.

If all went well, the subcontractor will receive an email with a link to upload an invoice.

Approve invoices and keep budget automatically updated

One click to open the subcontractor invoice and compare it with the original progress report in the same view.

The whole progress reporting process from submitting the report to approving the corresponding invoices takes just a couple of clicks.

Without filling in or double-checking a single cell, the budget, contract, change orders, and progress reports are automatically updated.

Keep accounting automatically in sync

Approved invoices are sent to accounting automatically together with a document that shows the original progress report for a better context.

These pre-approved invoices reduce the amount of manual work for accountants greatly.

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Frequently asked questions

Can I use Planyard when my project already started?

Yes. We will help you bring over all ongoing projects within a week.

Usually, we can import your already occurred costs from your accounting software and upload your existing project budget as-is.

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Can we track our entire portfolio in Planyard?


We can onboard all starting and ongoing projects, save project managers time on reporting and follow your project budgets and forecasts in real-time. It usually takes less than a week to onboard your entire portfolio.

Please contact us for more information.

How long does it take to learn how to use Planyard?

In our experience, most project managers get from zero to active usage already during the demo (in one hour).

How can I get subcontractors to use Planyard?

There are two ways for subcontractors to submit pay applications:

  1. You can initiate it in Planyard and send them an email with a template;
  2. You can activate a portal for subcontractors (it's free for everyone) where subcontractors can request pay application on their own.

It doesn't matter which solution you prefer - the portal is still available in multiple languages and it saves time and reduces errors for subcontractors as well.

In our experience subcontractors don't require extra training to use it - it's very straight forward to understand.

Can you integrate with our custom-built software?

Yes. We also develop integrations with in-house solutions.

Please reach out to us for details.

Can I use Planyard in my language?

Yes. If the language doesn't already exist, we are able to translate the app within a week.