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Getting Construction Professionals to Embrace New Technology

A couple of weeks ago, I was waiting in the check-out line at one of my favorite retailers here in Seattle when the lady in front of me asked a question of the clerk that caught me slightly off guard. She did not want to use the electronic card scanner and pin pad, but still wanted to pay by credit card—the old way. The clerk, not sure how to address this, called over his manager.

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SEATTLE, October 6, 2015: Dexter + Chaney, providers of Spectrum® Construction Software, is pleased to announce a business partnership agreement with Atlanta-based Strategies Group to resell Spectrum in the Georgia, South Carolina, northern Florida, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama and Louisiana markets. Strategies Group, founded in 1992, has grown into one of the leading software and technology consulting firms in the Southeast and has helped guide hundreds of clients through software decisions, implementation and support. In 2000, respected technology consultant Randy Collins purchased the company, and has been instrumental in helping the company grow during the past 15 years. Original Strategies Group founder Pat Chappell and thirty-year industry veteran Ron Smith recently joined the company when it was beginning discussions with Dexter + Chaney.

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Newton brings strong Technology Background, Sees Great Opportunities for Continued Strategic Growth of Spectrum® Construction Software

SEATTLE, Sept. 29, 2015: Dexter + Chaney, providers of Spectrum® Construction Software, announced the appointment of Eric Newton as the company’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Newton will oversee the company’s strategic sales and marketing initiatives and will focus on continuing the significant growth of Spectrum as the leading-edge construction management software among the construction vertical markets.

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SEATTLE, Sept. 8, 2015: Dexter + Chaney, providers of Spectrum® Construction Software, is a key sponsor for two of the Construction Financial Management Association’s upcoming regional conferences. Dexter + Chaney is sponsoring and exhibiting at the CFMA’s Southwest Regional Conference, Sept. 13-15 in Long Beach, Calif. A little more than a week later, the company will sponsor and exhibit at the CFMA’s 2015 Lone Star Conference, Sept. 24-25 in The Woodlands, Texas.

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Finding the Construction Equipment Management Sweet Spot

How to capture accurate data from equipment—it’s one of the biggest fundamental problems that construction companies can face today. Simply collecting equipment data such as meter readings, fuel consumption and more can be an arduous task, let alone effectively processing that data to make more informed equipment management decisions.

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Modernizing Recruiting and Retention Strategies Key to Today’s Business Success

Hiring and retaining the right people to efficiently complete upcoming projects and grow your business is a strategic balancing act. Thirty nine percent of U.S. employers report that they are having difficulty finding staff with the right skills.

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