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Hands-on Training Quells Modern Technology Resistance

As you’re reading this, I’m probably traveling—on my way down to Puerto Rico for an industry conference. I note this not because I want to brag about 80 degrees and a cool breeze (though I do), but because for the past month, I’ve been practicing my very, very rusty Spanish in order to adapt better when speaking to any of the locals. In order to brush up, I’ve been using a wonderful app on my phone called Duolingo. It makes learning—or relearning—Spanish simple and fun, yet nets significant results.

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SEATTLE, February 18, 2016: Dexter + Chaney, the leader in cloud-based construction ERP software and developer of Spectrum® Construction Software, is pleased to announce a technology partnership with Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Nelco, which will allow Spectrum users to significantly streamline and simplify their year-end employee payroll reporting practices.

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Technology Partnership - Construction Management Solutions

SEATTLE, February 16, 2016: Dexter + Chaney, the leader in cloud-based construction ERP software and developer of Spectrum® Construction Software, is pleased to announce a technology partnership with Procore Technologies, Inc., the leader in cloud-based construction project management software, to offer integrated project management and accounting.

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Software Implementation - Thumb

In part one of this series, we looked at five things to consider when setting out to review and purchase new business management software for your contracting business. Once you’ve settled on a solution, it’s time to put it to work. Implementation of software these days tends to be a much smoother process as technologies improve and less (or no) hardware is needed.

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Implementing New Software

Just about every contractor today has some form of business and construction management software playing a vital role in keeping projects moving and revenue flowing. Odds are, you’ve worked with or at least entered data into some of these systems. However, when your company outgrows its current software or the software fails to meet specific needs, it may be time to start looking at what new solutions are on the market.

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Tall Wood Structures - Construction Software

Since the first skyscraper was built in 1884 in Chicago, tall buildings have traditionally used steel and concrete materials—until now. Several building and architectural groups are making a case for tall wooden structures, buildings built primarily out of wooden materials. In the last several years, many of these structures have sprung up all over the world.

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Job Site Tech Tools for Construction Project Management

Time is money. And in no industry does this phrase ring more true than in the field of construction. Project managers must work tirelessly to ensure that projects stay on schedule so they can be completed on time. These days, construction project management is made a bit easier through the use of innovative technologies that can aid them in keeping jobs progressing smoothly.

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Fast Moving World - Speed & Quality Construction Software

A couple of weeks ago, I traveled to see a customer of ours to film a video shoot for our annual Innovator Awards. The videos—of which we feature three per year at our annual Users’ Conference—highlight client companies that have shown excellence, growth and thoughtful business and operations management through the use of our Spectrum® Construction Software. While I won’t name the company now, so as not to spoil the official announcement, I did want to share a particular thought or two from my visit.

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