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Phishing Scam

Through discussions with our client base, we have heard of increasing phishing attacks in the construction industry. There are two primary vectors—one which is targeted at the customer and the other towards the contractor. The attack is similar but with one, you are able to directly mitigate the risk, while the other requires an established policy with your customer.

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Anderson Piping / Proctor & Graves

SEATTLE, November 16, 2016: Since the mid-1980s, Anderson Piping Co. Inc. has been providing the very best HVAC and plumbing services from its home base of Nashville, Tenn. By the early 2000s, the company’s success spawned a partner company, Proctor & Graves (P&G). Together the two companies have grown to become among the leading full-service HVAC and plumbing providers throughout Tennessee and southern Kentucky—able to handle those types of jobs that other companies just don’t have the expertise or equipment to take on.

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Spectrum Integration Hub

Dedicated Solutions create Open API Environment for Spectrum® Construction Software; Salesforce, Concur among early Integrations

SEATTLE, November 3, 2016: Dexter + Chaney, the leader in cloud-based construction ERP software, is pleased to announce its new Spectrum Integration Hub. The hub allows Dexter + Chaney clients to integrate Spectrum with virtually any other software program available.

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SEATTLE, October 6, 2016: When Wilmington, Del.-based Hatzel & Buehler, Inc.—the oldest electrical contractor in the United States—struggled to get real-time data out of its business and construction management software, it turned to Dexter + Chaney, the leader in cloud-based ERP software and developer of Spectrum® Construction Software to increase its competitive advantage.

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Job Recruitment

As a member of the Dexter + Chaney team, a millennial and a former construction worker, some of the common perceptions about construction strike a particular chord with me. My family comes from a construction background spanning several generations, so I have the unique perspective of having grown up with construction before I began working for a company that creates construction software. It’s through this window that I have noticed a severe underrepresentation of marketing for construction related careers.

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Neca Logo

SEATTLE, September 27, 2016: Dexter + Chaney, the leader in cloud-based construction ERP software, will be showcasing its comprehensive, Spectrum Service Management functionality at the upcoming National Electrical Contractors Association’s (NECA) annual conference and trade show, October 7-10 in Boston.

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Construction Inventory

Over the past few months, I have had some frustrating experiences surrounding goods and services, or rather, the lack of goods and satisfactory service. Here are a few examples:

When working on a home improvement project, I visited one of the big box home improvement chain stores with a list of items I needed—only to find out that the store was out of stock on half of the goods on my list. I had to drive to another branch, where it too lacked what I needed. Even a visit to a competing chain netted zero results. So my home improvement project remains on the sidelines.

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