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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. This may be why the current entrants aren’t looking at construction as a career:

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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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SEATTLE, September 20, 2016: Usually when a software company announces it will no longer support a product, it serves as an unwanted disruption to the end user. When the folks at Sacramento, Calif.-based Schetter Electric found out that their construction software was being phased out, however, they saw an opportunity.

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10 Considerations

This is the final installment in a five-part series on how innovative technologies and software are helping project managers streamline processes to build faster, smarter projects

While many project managers today are still utilizing manual processes or working with significantly outdated software, it is becoming clear that this is less of a matter of choice.

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SEATTLE, September 13, 2016: When a company grows at the rapid pace that Sacramento, Calif-based solar construction firm Arraycon has in just a few short years, it needs its business and construction management software to keep pace. With a bright future in a burgeoning solar power industry, Arraycon and its partner, Sacramento Drilling, needed a software solution to not only support their recent growth but also provide a scalable platform capable of supporting their ambitious goals.

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