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Q Can you quantify the benefits that Quest has seen from eCMS v.4.0? A: As I mentioned earlier, the ability to replace several manual processes has created some significant efficiencies for Quest. In my estimation, the ability for us to replace our manual forecasting process within eCMS alone has resulted in a positive return on investment for us. Every additional efficiency we have or will gain just increases the value of that ROI. In addition to forecasting other areas where we have benefited include integrated project management and control, integrated and automated equipment maintenance and work order tracking, and human resources. Quest eliminated several MS Excel and MS Word documents, which today have become just like paper files-out of date and inaccurate the moment you save and send. There is just no way to operate an industry leading construction business on anything other than the appropriate tools for the job-just like out in the field-labor, equipment and timely accurate information is everything. For Quest, that means a partnership with Computer Guidance Corporation. Q Where will Quest be in the next five years and how will technology play a part in that journey? A: We have a Vision 20/20 for Quest, and technology will certainly function as a major component of our future plans. We fully expect to add a large number of construction and business professionals as well as craft workers to our growing team of employee owners. Reaching this milestone won't be without its challenges, but that is why we set such a lofty goal. The challenges make the reward that much sweeter and in the end that all results in fun! As we continue to grow, Quest will leverage technology to streamline its processes and bring new ERP. With our projects extending further away core accounting and job cost applications as well more efficiency to our business. For example, we from our Phoenix headquarters, as well as the as equipment accounting and maintenance. We expect to be collecting data on mobile devices for evolution of the workplace in general, being able have developed a handful of Cognos reports, both labor and equipment to eliminate timesheets. to connect to the ERP from the office, project site, including our key weekly labor and equipment We will also strive to be fully paperless within the hotel or home without having to access a VPN or production report, which is paramount for our next two years by utilizing our eCMS ERP and ECM terminal server has simplified access as well as project teams in order to manage production. product suite to eliminate all paper filing systems created efficiency for the end user. Simply put We have Human Resources Self Service (HRSS) by the end of 2017. there are no barriers to system access. implemented, which provides employees access to Q their pay history and has eliminated sending direct What have been Quest's most significant accomplishments since implementing eCMS? deposit notifications, streamlining our human A: The list is expanding daily and by no means projects and have an initiative to roll Mobile eCMS exhaustive, but to date, we have implemented the resources and payroll activities. Lastly, we have implemented Mobile eCMS payroll for one of our out to all projects by the end of 2016.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Constructor - September/October 2016

Editor’s Note
President’s Message
CEO’s Letter
Cybercrime: Why You’re Almost Certainly at Risk
Building the Economy: The True Value of Measuring Economic Impact
All Eyes on November
Constructing an Experience: New Demands in Retail Design
Simonson Says
Knocking Green Standards Out of the Park
Managing the Risks of Green Building
Construction Leadership Council: A Launch Pad for Careers and Industry Leadership
AGC in Action
Member and Chapter News
Legislative and Regulatory News
Technology Toolbox
2016 Professional Services Guide
Products & Services Marketplace
Index to Advertisers
Final Inspection
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - Editor’s Note
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - President’s Message
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - CEO’s Letter
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Cybercrime: Why You’re Almost Certainly at Risk
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - Building the Economy: The True Value of Measuring Economic Impact
Constructor - September/October 2016 - All Eyes on November
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - Constructing an Experience: New Demands in Retail Design
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - Simonson Says
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Knocking Green Standards Out of the Park
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - Managing the Risks of Green Building
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - Construction Leadership Council: A Launch Pad for Careers and Industry Leadership
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - AGC in Action
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - Member and Chapter News
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - Legislative and Regulatory News
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - Technology Toolbox
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - 2016 Professional Services Guide
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - Products & Services Marketplace
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - Index to Advertisers
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