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Leading-Edge Development, Strategic Technology Partnerships on Display at Dexter + Chaney’s Connect 2017 User Conference

Dexter + Chaney, the leader in cloud-based construction ERP software, is excited to showcase its most recent cutting-edge technology developments to its comprehensive Spectrum® Construction Software suite at its Connect 2017 User Conference.

Connect 2017, held April 27-28 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel in downtown Seattle, will bring hundreds of Dexter + Chaney clients together for a host of product-based and industry expert-led educational courses, in-depth training sessions, technology development roundtables, new feature and product unveiling, and peer networking opportunities. This is the 21st year of the annual conference, which continues to grow, mirroring Dexter + Chaney’s record growth in recent years.

“Several years ago, we decided to give our annual user conference a name that reflected the spirit of the event, and we unanimously decided on ‘Connect,’” said Dexter + Chaney President and CEO Norbert Orth. “We certainly made the right call because we’ve been able to build an even stronger brand for our conference. Each year, I am honored to connect with our clients and prospective clients, business and technology partners, and respected industry leaders at this event. And this year, we’ll have a lot of good stories to tell and exciting new enhancements to show folks.”

Indeed, it has been a busy year at Dexter + Chaney. Among the new technology and product developments that will be featured at this year’s conference:

Spectrum Business Intelligence—A powerful solution that reimagines data analysis, allowing Spectrum users to collect, compile and analyze construction data virtually any way they want to. Using easy drag-and-drop features, users can access and compare data from a variety of sources, apply measurements and dynamic calculations with a few clicks of a button. Users can create the types of comprehensive reports they want, using business analytic tools that once required your IT department or expensive third-party consultants to build.

Spectrum Service Tech—a mobile solution that streamlines the data delivery and administrative tasks for service technicians. Designed specifically for mobile devices, Spectrum Service Tech provides technicians with the tools they need to manage work orders, track parts and inventory, assign and update labor, collect electronic signatures, review and create notes on work orders, upload jobsite photos and forms, and more—all from the field on their mobile device.

Spectrum Talent Management—A complete, cloud-based human resources management platform, Spectrum Talent Management includes industry-leading recruiting solutions, simple, automated onboarding programs, powerful resources to enhance learning and performance, forward-thinking communication feedback solutions, collaboration tools, succession planning solutions, and much more.

Spectrum Ticketing—a cloud-based, unified web, mobile and scale house solution for your bulk material weight ticketing. Integrated with Spectrum’s accounting and materials management functionality. The system streamlines ticketing operations by providing centrally-managed control and real-time views into the companies’ scale and material production data.

Spectrum Integration Hub—A collection of tools within Spectrum that create an open application interface (API) environment, based on open technology standards. These tools allow Dexter + Chaney clients can now integrate virtually any other software program with their Spectrum® Construction Software platform.

Spectrum CRM—a powerful lead management, sales nurturing and client awareness solution, designed specifically for the construction industry. Spectrum CRM provides contractors with a powerful database for construction-specific prospect and customer data, along with the marketing and communication tools to keep actively engages with them.

“We really have been burning the candle at both ends to stay on the leading edge of technology and deliver the innovations and enhancements that our clients want,” said Scott Rosenbloom, VP of Strategy at Dexter + Chaney. “I look forward to being able to show the fruits of our labor at Connect 2017.”

New at this year’s User Conference is the Executive Track, where attendees can learn from industry experts from leading companies. These interactive sessions will be addressing topics ranging from staffing and retention challenges to financial management best practices. Presenting companies include: Marcum LLP, CliftonLarsonAllen, Moss Adams, BirdDogHR, Comdata, Infintech, Material Management. The executive track will also feature a special presentation from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) President and CEO Mike Bellaman.

Attendees will also hear from Dexter + Chaney President and CEO Norbert Orth and a keynote presentation by John Foley, a former lead solo pilot of the Blue Angels, a Sloan Fellow at Stanford School of Business, a gratitude guru and an expert in the how of high-performance teams.


Dexter + Chaney has been providing complete construction management software for more than 36 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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