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Software Description:

PlanGrid is a cloud-based construction document collaboration platform that allows plans and markups to be instantaneously shared with everyone on a construction project, no matter where they are.
It lets contractors and architects collaborate from their desktop or mobile devices across all their project plans, specs, photos, RFIs and punchlists.
It also has the capability of having old versions of the same drawing and will alert you when viewing an outdated drawing. This construction app offers a secure connection to upload, view and manager your online drawings.

Software Description:

Astea offers lifecycle management, including customer management, service management, asset management, forward and reverse logistics management and mobile workforce management and optimization.
The use of real-time scheduling optimization can automate much of this process. Mobile apps deliver functionality that enables field forces to work electronically for receiving, documenting and reporting assignments, with the expected goal of eliminating manual procedures, service delays and paper reporting.

Software Description:

KickServ is developed for small businesses in any industry that provides client services in the field.
Thanks to Kickserv’s mobile capabilities, the solution can be used equally by both onsite and offsite employees. Technicians who work in the field can take advantage of advanced features like GPS tracking and automated team status updates.
It helps manage bids and estimates, jobs, scheduling, dispatch, invoicing, and tasks with a shared online calendar where users can complete jobs.

Features:

  • Supplier Management
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking

Features:

  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Project Management
  • Scheduling

Features:

  • Billing/Invoicing
  • History/Version Control
  • Payroll
  • Scheduling
  • Customer Management
  • Notifications
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Calendar Management
  • Payment Processor

Summary:

  • Easy to access complete full set of drawings in the field.

  • Track changes to drawing immediately.

  • Insert photos of progress being made into the drawing.

  • Make annotation directly into the drawing and share then with the rest of the team.

  • Share a full size drawing, a packet or a selected screenshot area.

  • Prepare a share RFI instantly directly from field.

Summary:

  • Reducing Service Costs: It stems from a variety of sources throughout the service management lifecycle, such as improving technician productivity, call center activities, inventory/parts management.

  • Streamline Workflow: Provides improvements in streamlining processes and work order management.

  • Improved Service Levels: More and more companies are coming to the realization that service can be a revenue generator and provide a distinct competitive advantage.

  • Increasing Customer Satisfaction: Astea Alliance’s customer self-service capabilities provide user's customers with the information they need when they want it, ultimately improving customer satisfaction and strengthening loyalty.

  • Drive Quality & Growth: Real-time reporting, expense & time tracking; Ensure accurate data capture; instant access to relevant information (Service histories, parts usage; failure analysis; MTTR).

Summary:

  • Invoicing & Online Payments: It is possible to send invoices and collect payments online instantly.

  • Detailed Reporting: Using predefined reports, or making own custom reports.

  • Dynamic Calendar: It can help teams plan for even the most complex schedules.

  • Self-service Portal: Enables user's customers to track their jobs and make requests with the self service portal.

  • Customer Tracking: From contact information to sales, job, and invoice history.

  • Sales & Estimates: Tracks all user's prospects and estimates easily.

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Hammer: Free- Up to 50 sheetsof storage
    Nailgun: $19.99/month per user and up to 550 sheets of storage
    Dozer: $49.99/month per user and up to 5000 sheets of storage
    Crane: $99.99/month per user and unlimited storage.

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Lite: $26 /month up to 2 users
    Basic: $44 /month up to 5 users
    Standard: $89 /month up to 10 users
    Pro: $134 /month up to 20 users
    QuickBooks® 2-way Sync: Online or Desktop $10/month
    14 day free trial

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main users of this platform are construction firms.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Pangrid is used as a construction software made for the field.

  • What platforms does this service support? (e.g. native mobile apps)
  • There are native mobile apps for iPad-iPhone and Android.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • PlanGrid offers file uploading integration with Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, OneDrive, Citrix ShareFile, Copy and Egnyte.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • It offers an API.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability? (e.g. teams)
  • It doesn't offer multi-user option.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • There is: help center, video guide, live chat, and email support.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Users of Astea are enterprise companies looking to manage mid-to-large-scale service operations such as field service, repairs, installations, and third-party contracting.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • It is mainly used for field service management.

  • What platforms does this service support? (e.g. native mobile apps)
  • It is web-based service, with mobile apps for Android and iPhone.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • It integrates with: Salesforce.com; SAP; Oracle; Oracle/Peoplesoft; Oracle/JDEdwards; Oracle/Siebel; Microsoft Dynamics (CRM, SL, GP, AX, NAV), Epicor, Quickbooks, Vertex, Axeda, Infomill, Avaya, Nortel, Cisco and many more.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • It offers an API.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • It offers: Online Support, Phone Support, Case Studies, Webinars.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Kickserv is most frequently used by professionals in the plumbing, landscaping, computer repair, HVAC, and carpet cleaning industries. The majority of these companies have fewer than 50 employees.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • It is used for field service management.

  • What platforms does this service support? (e.g. native mobile apps)
  • Platforms: Web-based on Windows and Mac, iPhone-iPad, Windows Phone, Mobile Web App.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is most commonly used with QuickBooks.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • They have a seamless 2-way Quickbooks integration with no double entry.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, they offer an API.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support: FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials.

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Founded:
2011
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