Industry Partners

The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America and Computer Guidance Corporation entered into a partnership agreement to provide the best-of-breed solutions and services for commercial contractors in North America. Computer Guidance Corporation proudly supports AGC’s mission to serve our nation's construction professionals by promoting the skill, integrity and responsibility of those who build America by becoming an AGC Affinity Member.

Located in Washington, D.C., The Associated General Contractors of America is the leading association for the construction industry operating in a nationwide network of chapters, which provide a full range of services for its members with the purpose of improving the quality of construction and protecting the public interest. AGC represents more than 33,000 leading firms in the industry including general contractors, specialty contractors and service providers and suppliers.

 

The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is “The Source & Resource for Construction Financial Excellence” and the only nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the educational needs of today's construction financial professional. Computer Guidance continues to support the Construction Financial Management Association in driving added value to its member community.

 

FMI is the largest provider of management consulting, investment banking and research to the engineering and construction industry. We work in all segments of the industry providing clients with value-added business solutions. FMI Corporation and Computer Guidance work together on delivering valuable information to contractors across North America in the form of user groups, seminars and other educational venues.

Technology Partners

About Time mobile time tracking and real-time project management software solutions increase efficiencies in managing your mobile workforce. Improving automation in your business starts with tracking time and attendance accurately, About Time uses accurate field data to streamline payroll and provide your supervisors with powerful real-time visibility. This means you can make critical decisions in real time. About Time’s proprietary field data analytics, reports and visual dashboards provide complete visibility of progress in the field as it happens. This data is then fed directly into your existing payroll and job cost reporting processes to provide the complete end-to-end solution. About Time solutions eliminate cumbersome time sheets and daily logs with a scalable mobile management solution. About Time helps you track field operations while using the greatest technologies available like GPS, Geo-Fencing, Biometrics, and proprietary sync technology. Information captured with About Time Technologies’ p oducts is directly sent into eCMS for further processing and operational management.

 

Avnet enables success from the center of the technology industry, providing cost-effective services and solutions vital to a broad base of more than 100,000 customers and 250 suppliers. Through its premier market position, Avnet brings a breadth and depth of capabilities that help its trading partners accelerate growth and realize cost efficiencies.

Computer Guidance and Avnet partner in providing a variety of managed hosting services to Computer Guidance customers leveraging Avnet’s Tier III data centers.

 

If you are looking for a mobile solution to combat the rising cost of field reporting then make ALMobile a priority. ALMobile allows your personnel to collect labor hours, equipment utilization, and project management information in the field. You will experience a streamlined application that offers real-time data sharing with anyone in your organization, on any device, at any time. You can eliminate your paper-based processes by deploying a fully integrated solution with eCMS that maintains your cost structures.

 

In today’s challenging labor market, you need top talent to deliver exceptional customer value and grow your company. BirdDog’s cloud-based recruitment and applicant tracking system (ATS) simplifies the hunt. By making employment branding, job distribution, candidate management and reporting easy to access, navigate and implement, the BirdDog ATS solution helps you attract and hire today’s most sought-after and highly skilled employees. BirdDog and eCMS integration provides a complete solution for the management of recruiting, hiring, applicant tracking, human resources administration and benefits management.

 

The worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, Cisco's networking solutions are the foundation of the Internet and most corporate, education, and government networks around the world. Cisco provides the broadest line of solutions for transporting data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, or around the world. Computer Guidance leverages Cisco solutions for the delivery of its eCMS solution.

 

Comdata introduced the concept of electronic payment disbursement to the transportation industry 40 years ago—and created an industry standard for fuel and fleet purchases with the Comdata Card. Today, Comdata is an industry leader with a suite of flexible financial solutions that improve efficiency and profitability. Comdata’s solutions offer real-time control and management of purchases made by employees and sub-contractors for your business. You can establish controls at the project or employee level and specify limits for fuel, materials, per diems, repairs, or other expenses. eCMS Connect for Comdata delivers an integrated solution for contractors to better track, manage and report on company-wide expenses.

 

Founded in 1989, ConEst has become a leading supplier of estimating, takeoff, and project and service management software to the electrical industry in the United States and around the world. ConEst is the leading technology innovator in its industry with a reputation for excellent customer support. Recognition of ConEst’s continuing leadership has come through its inclusion in the Constructech 50 in 2016 – its 7th consecutive year, as well as through the 2016 NECA conference showstopper award for ConEst’s IntelliBid Estimating System. ConEst like Computer Guidance is a member of the JDM Technology Group.

 

The Compliant Client solution from eMars allows 100% review of all certified submissions. With its instant identification and notification of errors, this proven streamlined process makes Davis-Bacon compliance simply a click away. Every aspect of this demanding effort now becomes easily managed. From routine payroll reviews to the complicated tracking of certified apprentices and calculation of restitution, the Compliant Client ensures that your projects remain error free. Computer Guidance and eMars have partnered to provide an integrated solution to mutual clients by automating the process of certified payroll filing and auditing.

 

Founded in 1989, Hard Dollar Corporation is the world’s leading provider of Project Cost Management (PCM) systems for owners and contractors. The Hard Dollar PCM solution centralizes project cost and productivity connecting scope, time, and progress. With PCM, customers have reduced project costs by 15% and increased productivity up to 300% while constructing over $1 trillion in capital projects. Hard Dollar solutions are sold and implemented by partners around the globe.

 

HCSS is the #1 provider of estimating, field management and resource management software to infrastructure contractors. Thousands of contractors use HeavyBid to quickly and accurately prepare detailed cost estimates. The estimate can be exported to most popular accounting systems and to HeavyJob as a starting budget. Using HeavyJob your foremen and project managers can collect daily timecard and production information and easily transmit it to the home office for immediate reporting and analysis. This information can then be sent directly to your payroll department. With The Dispatcher you will always know where your equipment is, helping you to maximize equipment utilization and prevent loss. HCSS and eCMS integration provides a complete solution by integrating estimating, forecasting and financial management.

 

IBM strives to lead in the creation, development, and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices, and microelectronics.

Computer Guidance Corporation as IBM Premier Business Partner has demonstrated superior skills and market success in delivering IBM solutions to the market. Together, the two companies actively collaborate to deliver significant client value through innovative solutions. Computer Guidance Cloud ERP solution is hosted by Tier III IBM data centers, one of the most reliable and secure data centers in the world. In addition, eCMS ERP offers a variety of business intelligence and analytics solutions including IBM's Cognos solution suite. Cognos is an intuitive, industry-leading business intelligence solution helping eCMS users display, report, analyze and share their business-critical ERP data.

 

Whether it's planning the implementation of a new system or streamlining an existing business process, INRS can help. Our experience working with construction companies throughout the US and Canada provides us with a unique insight into the dynamics of information flow within construction companies. This insight provides us with the ability to assist you in identification of information bottlenecks and how to resolve those efficiently utilizing existing technologies or adoption of new technologies where appropriate.

Computer Guidance and INRS Enterprises have partnered to deliver cutting-edge software functionality to our mutual customer whether they are integrated solutions with third-party solutions or customized features of eCMS applications.

 

LCPtracker offers a cloud-based certified payroll solution for construction site compliance, certified payroll and workforce reporting. LCPtracker's solution suite includes Prime Contractors, Subcontractor and Foreman helping all types of contractors manage their certified payroll processing. Computer Guidance's eCMS ERP solution integrated with LCPtracker helping contractors compile, report and audit certified payroll data.

 

Since 1965, MC2 has focused on the construction industry's biggest business problem: estimating. Founded by estimators for estimators, we know estimating is the most important function of your company. A consistent and manageable estimating process allows you to acquire the kind of work you want at the price you need to be profitable. We give companies like yours the tools to manage and control estimating allowing you to focus on your bottom-line.

 

At Microsoft, we believe that the true measure of our success is not just in the power of our software, but in the potential it unleashes in us all. We focus every day on developing new ways to provide affordable, accessible software that can help unlock extraordinary opportunities. With great ideas — and great software — our future has no limits. Computer Guidance is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, and many eCMS applications will continue to leverage Microsoft solutions and technologies as we bring innovating solutions to market.

 

In today’s ultra-competitive environment, contractors must utilize every advantage possible. Technology is often the difference that separates the successful contractor from his competitors. mJobTime, with its easy to use, flexible, configurable, and customizable web interface and powerful administrative console, provides that difference. What’s more, our Mobility Suite allows our customers to choose only the functionality they need whether it be for labor, equipment, daily field reporting, budgets, GPS, or document management. All of this combined with our Customer Certified technical support team proves why more and more of today’s top contractors are choosing mJobTime as their mobile field solution.

 

OxBlue is a leading construction webcam service provider, with hardware, connectivity and expertise across 6 continents and all 50 states. OxBlue’s construction camera services connect stakeholders on and off the jobsite, by improving communication through high-resolution imaging and time-lapse videos. OxBlue serves clients in a variety of industries including numerous Fortune 500 companies and more than 100 of ENR’s Top 400 Contractors. Computer Guidance's comprehensive business operations dashboard is integrated with OxBlue's construction camera technology.

 

Textura’s Construction Payment Management (CPM) application fully automates the entire construction pay application process. Owners, developers and general contractors use Textura’s services to automate invoicing, lien waiver collection, electronic payments, document compliance and reporting. Textura’s services provide financially intact and legally correct documents, improved visibility & control and reduced risk. Project information is always current. Reporting format and level of detail can be varied based on need.

Textura’s services improve efficiency in the interaction between participants; overall payment application time is typically reduced by 1 - 2 weeks. Integration with your eCMS or CMS system eliminates data entry of subcontractor invoices. Other cost savings includes elimination of document errors, faxes, phone calls and meetings. Electronic payments can replace manual checks. Disbursement is tied to validation of documents needed for payment.

 

Trimble is a leading innovator of productivity solutions for the heavy highway contractor. Trimble’s solutions leverage a variety of technologies, including application software, GPS, construction lasers, total stations, wireless data communications and the Internet. The solutions provide a high-level of process and workflow integration from the design phase through to the finished project – and deliver significant improvements in productivity throughout the construction lifecycle. VisionLink™ from Trimble is a web-based fleet and asset management solution featuring user-friendly management tools combined with GPS-based positioning and cellular technology to deliver near real-time equipment performance information. VisionLink brings together operational information to provide machine health, fuel management and working utilization data and now this information is made available in Computer Guidance’s eCMS solution allowing for greater equipment accounting and maintenance.

Prolog from Meridian (a Trimble company) has been recognized in the industry for its leading-edge project management solution. With an API-based integration of Prolog and eCMS, contractors can take advantage of two best-in-class solutions of the industry.