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Crew Mobile Software for the Field

At some time in the future you will be adopting an electronic crew management and tracking application.

 

The reasons are simple and important.  First, the application will reduce the administrative work required to manage payroll.  Second, the application will reduce [...]

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Should I Design My Own Landscape Management Software?

This is a question many companies consider.  Whether designing a custom system from the code up to the user interface (UI), or "customizing" a system by linking together different applications, they will do so for several reasons.

Why Design Your Own?

You're a large company 

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Deploying Landscape Management Software as a Team

In the military, deployment means to spread the troops out strategically, to be ready. It encompasses all activity from home station through their destination.

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Is it Hard to Switch Landscape Management Software?

 

As the leader of your company, you’ve experienced change often.  Situations like moving to a new facility, hiring different managers, switching brands of equipment, or even just changing the time of a standing meeting are all changes that can create stress within an [...]

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Will the Software I Buy Need Replacing in a Few Years?

 

Management Tips - Simple Answers

This is the third in a series. Click here to read Part 1 and Part 2.

The answer is no - at least not if you choose the right software "partner." In today’s market, it is much important to buy into the right partner than it is to buy the [...]

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How Much Software Will I Need to Run My Company?

 

Tips - Simple Answers

This is the first in a series.

Business management software is an investment everyone will make eventually. How much you need depends upon your growth. If one day, you will exceed $3MM in annual revenue, you will require some kind of integrated mobile [...]

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Web or Cloud Based Software - Are They the Same?

 

In short, they aren’t – and it’s important to know the difference.

Network computing has been around since the 60's, but what we call “cloud computing” was introduced in 2006 by Google. (Well, if Google says it’s a thing, then it must be one, right?) Google’s CEO called the [...]

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Who's Driving Your Software Purchase Decisions?

Remember using these? If you do, you might not be the best person to make your company's software decisions.

If you want to recruit top employees, you need to take a hard look at the software you’re using. Potential employees will elect to work for companies that provide the [...]

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After GIE … What’s Next? The Aspire Software Product Road Map

If you missed the GIE (Green Industry Expo) in Louisville, you missed a great and educational show. And you also happened to miss the live launch of our latest version of our landscape and snow management software: Aspire Version 4.0. (But, if you did miss it, don’t worry. I [...]

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Business Management Software - Is it All the Same?

If you are going to grow your contracting business and manage it well, you will find yourself investing in software in the next few years … and having to determine what you should pay and what kind of performance you can expect.

 For more information on this, download our [...]
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