Enhancements to Latest Version Optimizes Operational and Financial Visibility, Risk Management
BEAVERTON, OR (August 4, 2011)—Sage North America, a provider of business management software and services to more than three million small and midsized businesses in Canada and the United States, today announced the release of Sage Master Builder Version 17. Sage Master Builder allows construction companies—including those in the service and specialty segments—to more closely manage their clients and projects. The latest version focuses on three key areas, including: improving service operations, enhancing decision-making and streamlining administrative tasks.
The newly enhanced multi-day Dispatch Board enables more effective and efficient management and communication with field technicians. Incoming calls, work orders and bills can all be accessed from a central location and can be personalized for a company’s specific needs and processes.
Customizable User Dashboards provide the specific business metrics owners need for a holistic view of their company’s operations, while new Custom Alerts keep them on top of key business milestones and events. The new Year-End Wizard guides users through easier year-end closing, and more than 70 built-in human resources forms save construction businesses time and help reduce their liability.
“Sage Master Builder gives smaller construction companies a way to manage their businesses in a more productive way without having to invest in a larger, higher priced and more complex software suite,” said Jon Witty, general manager of Sage Construction and Real Estate. “With Version 17, Sage Master Builder includes new"mailt enhancements that companies need to take service management, reporting, and business analysis to the next level.”
Sage Master Builder integrates estimating, production, scheduling, accounting, service management and analysis in one convenient and easy-to-access system. For construction companies and service/specialty contractors outgrowing off-the-shelf accounting software, it is the ideal solution to get the information they need, when they need it and in the right format.
In an industry highly sensitive to scheduling and costs, the need for integrated software that enhances visibility and control of business operations and projects has never been greater. Sage Master Builder allows companies to see and command their business like never before.
Sage’s construction and real estate products include Sage Timberline Office, Sage Timberline Enterprise, Sage Master Builder, and Sage Peachtree software that are industry-tailored to help companies optimize financial and operational performance. With over 40 years in the industry and more than 20,000 construction and real estate customers, Sage product lines have been recognized as the most widely used applications for construction estimating, job costing, accounting, payroll, and project management in the mid-market, according to the Construction Financial Management Association's (CFMA) 2010 Information Technology Survey for the Construction Industry.
About Sage North America
Sage North America is part of The Sage Group plc, a leading global supplier of business management software and services. Sage North America employs 3,900 people and supports 3.2 million small and midsized business customers. The Sage Group plc, formed in 1981, was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and now employs 13,400 people and supports 6.3 million customers worldwide. For more information, please visit the website at www.sagenorthamerica.com. Follow Sage North America on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/SageNorthAmerica, and Twitter, http://twitter.com/#!/sagenamerica.
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