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Dexter + Chaney Announces Scott Builders, Inc. as Innovator Award Winner at 18th Annual Users’ Conference
|By Business Wire
|May 7, 2014 10:00 AM EDT
Dexter + Chaney, providers of Spectrum®
Construction Software for the construction industry, announced
Scott Builders, Inc., a general contractor from Red Deer, Alberta,
Canada, as the winner of the Innovator Award at its 18th
annual Connect 2014 Users’ Conference held April 24 –25 at the Fairmont
Olympic and W Hotels in downtown Seattle.
“We are very pleased to receive the 2014 Innovator Award from Dexter +
Chaney,” said Murray Cunningham, Scott Builders’ chief operating
officer. “The advanced cloud-based technology of their Spectrum
construction software is an important part of our plans for continued
The Innovator Award, sponsored by Dexter + Chaney, annually recognizes
the innovative uses of software and technology by contractors that allow
them to take their company’s success to the next level. Formed in 1971,
Scott Builders has become a leader in the commercial, industrial and
institutional low-rise construction markets. After looking at multiple
software options, Scott Builders chose to use Spectrum because of its
ability to accommodate the needs of a Canadian contractor.
Scott Builders was selected as the winner of the Innovator Award because
of its effective use of Spectrum’s full functionality of business
management applications. Chiefly, Spectrum’s web-based platform and
mobile applications allowed Scott Builders to access data anytime,
anywhere in order to bridge the data gap between the field and office.
Prior to Spectrum, Scott Builders had been using a variety of separate
software packages and applications to try and meet business management
demands. By using Spectrum, Scott Builders was able to consolidate
accounting, project management and operations tasks within one software
“We’re pleased to announce Scott Builders as the winner of the 2014
Innovator Award,” said John Chaney, Dexter + Chaney’s co-founder and
CEO. “Scott Builders is making full use of Spectrum’s advanced
technology, design, and functionality. It is exciting to see how
Spectrum is helping them increase efficiency and close the information
gap between the field and office.”
Interstate Electrical Services Corporation from North Billerica,
Massachusetts and Baldwin Paving Co., Inc. from Marietta, Georgia were
also honored at the conference as finalists for the Innovator Award.
The Connect 2014 Users’ Conference brought together more than 400
Spectrum customers, industry partners and experts for three days of
learning and networking functions, including an evening of entertainment
at the world-renowned Seattle Aquarium. Eight unique tracks featuring 56
different courses were available for attendees, covering the latest
industry trends and best practices as well as detailed sessions on
software functionality. Keynote speeches included a presentation from
Lt. Col. Rob “Waldo” Waldman — a combat decorated F-16 pilot and
award-winning speaker — and John Chaney, who closed the conference with
a glimpse of some of the future technology developments in the works at
Dexter + Chaney.
ABOUT SCOTT BUILDERS INC.
Scott Builders Inc. specializes in Total
Construction Service, offering a single point of contact for every
phase of the project - from site selection, planning, design and costing
to construction, built to suit - leaseback, to interior design and
landscaping. Formed in 1971, they are a leader in commercial,
industrial, and institutional low rise construction markets. A 100%
employee-owned firm, Scott Builders operates out of three full service
branches in Calgary, Edmonton, and Red Deer and were recognized in both
2011 and 2012 as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces.
ABOUT DEXTER + CHANEY
Dexter + Chaney has been providing complete construction management
software for more than 30 years. From the office to the field, from
accounting to project management, Dexter + Chaney software is used by
more than 1,000 companies. Their clients come from all segments of the
industry—heavy/highway and utility, general contractors, electrical,
mechanical, and specialty subcontractors—and are companies of all sizes,
from locally owned subcontractors to some of the world’s largest
construction firms. Dexter + Chaney’s web-based software applications
allow customers to get work done anywhere using any device with a web
browser and without the need to download any software. For more
information about Dexter + Chaney’s products and services, contact Wayne
Newitts, Marketing Director, Dexter + Chaney, 9700 Lake City Way NE,
Seattle, WA, 98115-2347; phone: 800-875-1400; e-mail:
[email protected]; web: www.dexterchaney.com.
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