Atlanta Building News
October 29, 2013

Practical Tips and Tricks for Builder/Remodeler Software Needs

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Do you know which software might be good for your company?

Builders and Remodelers need the same basic software to control cost and estimate jobs, however the features that each type of business requires are very different. In addition, smart phones, iPads, small laptops, new software licensing arrangements and "cloud" databases are changing this industry’s leaders and innovators monthly. Join us as we discuss the tips of tricks of choosing the perfect software for your company. Participants of this session will learn more about:
Accounting Software:

  • Batch Accounting – Advantages and Deficiencies
  • Dynamic Accounting – Advantages and Deficiencies
  • Job Cost
  • Master Budget Lists
  • Change Orders
  • Committed Costs verses Non-Committed Costs
  • Security

Estimating Software:

  • Numeric verses Alpha Systems
  • Databases
  • Commercial Databases
  • Contact Management
  • Scheduling Integration
  • Integration with CAD and accounting Systems

Cloud Based Systems:

  • General Discussion of Cloud Synchrozation
  • General Discussion of Cloud Dynamic Systems

Christine Fortenberry will facilitate this session. She is a graduate of Georgia Tech, has been building, developing and remodeling for more than 40 years. She is a guest lecturer for the Georgia Tech School of Architecture and other organizations on the subjects of Universal Design and Aging-in-Place and is an instructor for NAHB.

Cost: $30 Greater Atlanta HBA Member, $40 Other HBA Member, $50 Non-member

Cont. Ed: 3 CPHB, 3 GA Bldr License

Click here to register to attend. Call 678-775-1469 or e-mail with any questions.

Interested in sponsoring this class? Contact Amanda Mathis at 678-775-1469 for details.


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