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Business is Booming, But How is Your Business?

It’s certainly been a busy start to 2015. The economy is growing. Construction business is booming again and everyone in our industry—from owners to contractors to vendors—is scrambling to try and keep up with significantly greater workloads. While being busy is generally good news, what we need to be careful of is losing business focus in the meantime—not seeing the forest for the trees.

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SEATTLE, February 24, 2015: Dexter + Chaney (www.dexterchaney.com), developer of Spectrum® Construction Software, will be both presenting and exhibiting at the Associated Builders & Contractors’ (ABC) 2015 Workforce Conference March 3-6 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. As a premium sponsor, Dexter + Chaney will be sponsoring and introducing keynote speaker John Ratzenberger, most remembered as Cliff Clavin on the long-running NBC sitcom “Cheers,” as well as leading a session on emerging technologies.

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Making Workflows Work for You - Construction Software Managment

Each year, at the end of April, we host our annual users’ conference. Folks from all over make the trek to beautiful Seattle, Washington to learn more about their Spectrum software, and also to see what new features and applications we have in store. It’s a great event. Though we love hosting the conference, it takes a great deal of planning and collaboration company-wide. Departments are tasked with organizing various activities and how they will get done. It’s a large undertaking with many moving parts. That’s why we establish workflows to make sure everything gets done efficiently. We each have a specific role to play in putting the event on, and we know who we need to work with most closely.

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Published January 2015 - Construction Executive

A little more than a century ago, Henry Ford revolutionized the concept of manufacturing by introducing the assembly line at the Highland Park, Mich., plant of his Ford Motor Company. he idea was to speed the production and worklows behind the creation of automobiles by using interchangeable parts and following a series of logical steps to assemble those parts together into a inished product. Today, Ford’s assembly line concept is a mainstay of manufacturing worldwide—from cars to furniture, computers and more.

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Teamwork Makes The Dream Work - Best Construction CRM Software

During this time of year, it seems one thing is on everyone’s minds: football. From the casual fan to the die-hard face-painting types, people love to talk about the game they just watched. I think it’s great. The camaraderie, being a part of something bigger than yourself, the tightening of a community—these are all wonderful things. It all stems from teamwork. Everyone on a contending football team contributes to the team’s overall success with their own unique skills to accomplish something they couldn’t do alone.

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Computer at a Tradeshow - Construction Management Software

As we look ahead at a promising 2015 for the construction industry, my thoughts are on messaging. Right now, the sales and marketing teams here at Dexter + Chaney are gearing up for yet another whirlwind trade show season. With that comes honing the message of what our own construction management software can help our clients achieve. In thinking about how to effectively communicate that message, I was reminded of something I saw during a trade show around this time last year.

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Seattle, WA, January 15, 2015Pamlico Capital and the management team of Dexter & Chaney, Inc. (www.dexterchaney.com) announced today that Pamlico has made a growth equity investment in the company. CEO and Founder, John Chaney, along with President, Norbert Orth, and other executive management team members will retain significant ownership of Dexter + Chaney and will continue to manage the growth of the company in partnership with Pamlico. Pamlico typically makes growth equity investments of up to $100 million alongside proven management teams in its target industries.

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