"The increasingly competitive nature of the construction and real estate industries means companies in these markets need to move faster than ever, and automation is a key driver for their growth," said John Geffel, Sage Software senior vice president and general manager of the Construction and Real Estate business unit. "With this in mind, we've taken a bottom up view of Sage Timberline Office, designing version 9.3 for extremely fast set up, and adding workflows throughout the system that greatly simplify everyday usability."
Time-saving improvements in Sage Timberline Office 9.3 include:
-- Fast implementation: Redesigned based on best practice ideas from Sage Timberline Office customers, Sage Timberline Office 9.3 offers new setup tools designed to cut in half the typical implementation time. Specifically, the new Setup Central feature provides a series of set up wizards that walk the user through all of the steps necessary to get up and running quickly. -- Faster access to key tasks: Workflow centers provide quick access to tasks performed most often, such as check printing and entering accounts payable invoices, in an intuitive workflow layout easily accessible from the desktop. -- Quick access to help: Direct links from the main screen to an online knowledge base eliminates the need to waste valuable time digging through file menus for information. -- Simplified, smart job setup: a new Job Central wizard makes it easy to set up contract-based jobs from a centralized location. Users can start and stop work as necessary and Job Central will remember where they left off.Sage Timberline Office is one of several products in the Sage Software portfolio of business management solutions specifically tailored for the construction industry. The portfolio is designed to provide support through the growth cycle of a construction business and includes:
Peachtree by Sage Premium Accounting for Construction: For small contractors, this award-winning entry-level system offers all of the accounting functionality plus construction-specific features and analysis tools they need to get started.
Sage Master Builder: When a business starts to outgrow Peachtree, Sage Master Builder provides more sophisticated features and increased support for construction accounting and operations.
Sage Timberline Office: For larger companies, Sage Timberline Office provides the most sophisticated level of functionality in the Sage Software portfolio of construction solutions.
All products are backed by Sage Software's award-winning support organization.
Sage Timberline Office 9.3 is available now from authorized Sage Software business partners. For additional information, please call 800-628-6583; or visit www.sagetimberlineoffice.com.
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