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Smarter Construction
with eCMS v.4.1 ERP
Empowering employee collaboration, integrating business functions, enhancing performance visibility and
enabling proactive decision-making

E

very contractor's success is
ultimately measured by the
ability to deliver projects on
time, within budget and with the
highest quality. In doing so, a contractor
can maximize current growth,
ongoing profit margins and future
demand. But a traditional approach,
riddled with disparate business silos,
manual processes and uninformed
stakeholders, will fall far short. Today,
technology forms the building blocks
for smarter construction.
This month, Computer Guidance
Corporation officially announced the
release of its latest enterprise resource
planning (ERP) solution-eCMS v.4.1.

This new version is comprised of three
distinctive disciplines:
* Far-reaching collaboration through
unrestricted accessibility to
applications and information.
* Streamlined practices and processes
built on intuitive data mining,
content management and business
intelligence.
* Optimized productivity driven by
integrated financial and project
management workflows.
For contractors seeking to maintain
or gain a competitive advantage in
an increasingly complex construction
industry, eCMS v.4.1 goes far beyond
the typical reports and dashboards
associated with integrated accounting
and project management. The
new release enables businesses to
consistently improve their operations,

conduct strategic long- and short-term
planning, and gain an unparalleled
edge through smarter business
practices, smarter decision-making
and, quite simply, smarter construction.
Unrestricted Accessibility Drives
Action. eCMS browser-based
ERP applications allow users and
stakeholders to constantly be in the
know, share information on demand,
make decisions on the fly and perform
without delay. Taking that concept a
step further, cloud-based ERP solutions,
applications, workflows and data
can be immediately accessible from
anywhere and at any time, regardless
of the user's device.
The cloud enhances and facilitates
resource deployment through eCMS
application interaction without having
to install or configure modules on
end-user devices. Project managers
in the field, executives on the road,
corporate staff in the office and project
owners at off-site facilities can all
view, share and act while leveraging
the same data set through the eCMS
ERP system.
The Benefits of Big Data. We all have

our own habits and ways of thinking
and working. We all also have our
own responsibilities, yet we know
that we are part of a larger picture.
The greatest benefit of eCMS is the
wealth of information it is positioned
to present to any end user at any time.


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Constructor - November/December 2016

Editor’s Note
President’s Message
CEO’s Letter
AGC’s CM-BIM Credential Program Turns Five
Simonson Says
Cultivate, Innovate, Accelerate at AGC’s 98th Annual Convention
One School, One Instructor, One Student, You: A Workforce Development Campaign
In Good Repair
‘Must-Have’ Technology Tools
Technology Toolbox
Project Collaboration Starts at the Top
Connecting Community and Commuters
2016 Software Services Guide
Products & Services Marketplace
Index to Advertisers
Final Inspection
Constructor - November/December 2016 - cover1
Constructor - November/December 2016 - cover2
Constructor - November/December 2016 - 3
Constructor - November/December 2016 - 4
Constructor - November/December 2016 - 5
Constructor - November/December 2016 - 6
Constructor - November/December 2016 - Editor’s Note
Constructor - November/December 2016 - 8
Constructor - November/December 2016 - President’s Message
Constructor - November/December 2016 - 10
Constructor - November/December 2016 - CEO’s Letter
Constructor - November/December 2016 - AGC’s CM-BIM Credential Program Turns Five
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Constructor - November/December 2016 - 14
Constructor - November/December 2016 - 15
Constructor - November/December 2016 - 16
Constructor - November/December 2016 - Simonson Says
Constructor - November/December 2016 - 18
Constructor - November/December 2016 - 19
Constructor - November/December 2016 - Cultivate, Innovate, Accelerate at AGC’s 98th Annual Convention
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Constructor - November/December 2016 - 22
Constructor - November/December 2016 - One School, One Instructor, One Student, You: A Workforce Development Campaign
Constructor - November/December 2016 - In Good Repair
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Constructor - November/December 2016 - 30
Constructor - November/December 2016 - ‘Must-Have’ Technology Tools
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Constructor - November/December 2016 - Technology Toolbox
Constructor - November/December 2016 - 36
Constructor - November/December 2016 - Project Collaboration Starts at the Top
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Constructor - November/December 2016 - 43
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Constructor - November/December 2016 - Connecting Community and Commuters
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Constructor - November/December 2016 - 2016 Software Services Guide
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Constructor - November/December 2016 - 54
Constructor - November/December 2016 - 55
Constructor - November/December 2016 - Products & Services Marketplace
Constructor - November/December 2016 - Index to Advertisers
Constructor - November/December 2016 - Final Inspection
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