February’s Brown Bag Byte: Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate (Timberline) Project Management Tips and Tricks
Please join Aronson Systems on Thursday, February 21, 2013, for our monthly Brown Bag Byte at noon.
This month’s 30-minute session should improve your utilization of the Project Management module. Aronson Systems will cover topics such as linking RFIs to change requests, tracking commitment change orders to contract change orders, forecasting cost at completion, setting up custom logs, dragging and dropping attachments and using field reports.
To register for this complimentary session, please register here.
Aronson Systems invites you to join us on Thursday, January 17, at 12:00 p.m. EST for this month’s Brown Bag Byte (BBB).
January’s topic will highlight the relationship of cash flow statements in Sage 300.
Cash flow statements are an important monitoring tool to the health of a business, but are often ignored due to the perception they are too difficult to produce. However, Aronson Systems has found an easy way to break that perception using the system. Find out how to produce them directly out of Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate with this informative Brown Bag Byte presentation.
Please visit Aronson LLC’s homepage here, to register for the event.
Aronson Systems invites you to join us for December’s Brown Bag Byte on Thursday the 20th at 12:00 p.m.
Do you like the flexibility of using Excel for your Work In Progress (WIP) or Contract Schedule? If so, stop manually entering data each month and start using direct database links to Sage 300 CRE, which will save time and increase accuracy. We’ll show you how and even share our custom template for byte attendees!
Visit here to register.
In a recent Reed Construction Data webcast, economist agreed the construction industry on a whole is doing better than it was a year ago. Moreover, Anirban Basu, Chief Economist of Associated Builders and Contractors at a recent meeting, shared this sentiment. Politics set aside, the positive data communicated for itself.
Kermit Baker, Bernie Markstein and Ken Simonson, spoke of factors across residential and commercial construction to account for the optimistic economic news. Points to mention included housing starts, which were up 35% year-over-year and multi-family spending, which increased by 49%. On the commercial front, the expansion of the Panama Canal is expected to fuel not only construction but the transportation sector as well. Though the news was generally positive, decreased spending was seen in highway infrastructure, communications projects, and lodging and places of worship.
Nevertheless, the potential “fiscal cliff” has the ability to change the outlook quickly. All parties noted that in the event it does occur, a $2 billion reduction in federal construction spending would only be the beginning of a negative turn.
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Join Aronson Systems, Paperless Environments and Bluebeam on Tuesday, November 13, for two webinars following the success of TechToberfest 2012.
Aronson Systems and Paperless Environments have collaborated to bring you a special webinar, “How Does Going Paperless Make Sense?” Participate to see what going Paperless can do for your company, not only in your Accounting Department, but also for every department’s workflow processes including Human Resources, Project Management and Field Operations. Discover how a simple integration with your existing software or a new solution can increase your efficiency and drive profitability without additional overhead expenses.
To register for this webinar, which will take place at 10:00 a.m. EST, please visit here.
In addition, we will host a second webinar at 1:00 p.m. EST with Bluebeam.
There are no limits to what you can achieve with your paperless workflow. Learn how Bluebeam Revu will save you time, reduce printing costs and improve project collaboration. Bluebeam® Revu®10 includes features such as PDF creation, along with markup and editing technologies designed specifically for architects, engineers and construction professionals. This webinar will focus on common workflows in the construction industry including electronic takeoffs, punchlists and managing documents using Bluebeam Revu.
To register for this webinar, please visit here.
Join Aronson Systems’ Sage CRE experts on Thursday, November 15, for Integration between Sage Estimating and Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate Accounting & Project Management. This 30-minute, complimentary webinar will give you the inside scoop on how the two components integrate to make your job easier.
Do you wonder how Sage Estimating fits in with Job Cost and Project Management? In this session, Aronson Systems will clear away the confusion and demonstrate the importance of each integration point to ensure users maximize the potential of this Sage product suite.
To register, please visit here.
The AIA reported growth again for the month of September in the Architecture Billings Index (ABI). September’s score was up just over a point, reaching 51.6. Moreover, the new projects inquiry was up slightly with a reading of 57.3.
Kermit Baker, the AIA’s Chief Economist is hopeful that the uptick in residential rentals nationwide will spur nonresidential construction.
To read the full Press Release, please visit here.
Please join us on Wednesday, October 10th for a night of networking, technology and true Oktoberfest fun, including Oktoberfest-inspired beverages and refreshments! Learn how software can help your company gain a competitive advantage or come out for a firsthand look at new gadgets. Participants will have access to the latest in technology advancements designed to help the construction and real estate industries, including:
- Document Management solutions
- Jobsite and Remote Field Tools
- On Screen Takeoff & Estimating Solutions
- Project Collaboration
- Construction in the Cloud
RSVP now to reserve your spot at this highly anticipated annual event!
Sponsorship opportunities and exhibit space are still available. For more information, please contact Rebecca Ballard at 301.231.6276 or via firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) was positive for the first time in five months. August posted a score of 50.2, up nearly two points from the previous month. Kermit Baker, the American Institute of Architect’s Chief Economist appeared optimistic in his comments in that he stated the design market will net even until we establish a more solid economy.
The new Projects Inquiry Index was up nearly a point from July. To read the full press release, please visit here.
Wondering what’s in the next version of Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate (Timberline)? What about future development plans? In 30 minutes, we’ll show you all the new bells and whistles so that you can take advantage of them immediately. September’s BBB will take place on Thursday, September 20, 2012, at 12 p.m.
To register, please visit here.