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Construction Software Profiles

Viewpoint Construction Software Viewpoint

Viewpoint, purchased by Trimble in July 2018, is a leading provider of scalable construction management software which integrates contractors' financial and resource management with project operations, jobsite and field. Spectrum (formerly Dexter Chaney) and Pro Contractor MX are also part of the Viewpoint portfolio.

Viewpoint Construction Software, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, has served the construction industry for more than 35 years. With a long-standing focus on the issues and challenges facing contractors, Viewpoint has carved out a unique position in the construction software marketplace and is experiencing exceptional growth. The company’s core construction software solution is Viewpoint V6, a fully integrated suite of applications covering bid management, accounting/financial management, project management, enterprise content management for engineering documents, BIM Management for 3-D modeling, operations/scheduling and document management.

Viewpoint V6 is an enterprise-level system built on the Microsoft .NET framework and SQL Server database, and designed for mid-sized to large (volumes $20M and up) general contractors, highway/heavy and specialty subcontractors. In addition, Viewpoint offers Construction Imaging by Viewpoint Construction Software (Enterprise Content Management), Viewpoint for Project Collaboration and Mobile Field Manager as stand-alone applications.

Viewpoint V6 incorporates both Windows and Cloud capabilities. The software offers powerful features using Crystal Reports and Microsoft Office communication tools, and comes with over 1,000 standard Crystal Reports. The core Viewpoint accounting package includes Job Cost, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Payroll, Financial Statement reporting, Cash Management and system utilities (Viewpoint Administration). Add-on modules include Pre-Construction, integrated Project Management and Document Management, Project Collaboration, Mobile Field Manager, Subcontract Management, Purchasing, Human Resources, Equipment Management, Job Billing, Inventory and Parts Management, Material Sales and Workflow.

Viewpoint Team is a cloud based project management application released in 2018. Viewpoint does not run in the cloud but is web enabled for purposes of accessing information and entering remote transactions.

Product Information

PRODUCT NAME
Viewpoint Software
AVERAGE PRICE RANGE
$70-250K
CLOUD MODE
Hosted Cloud and Web Portals
TECHNOLOGY
PIC
PRIMARY MARKET
Heavy Construction

Product Highlights

  Broad number of applications including BIM, HR.
  Highly web enabled for data entry and viewing reports.
  Works well for both General and Highway Heavy Contractors.

CTSGuides President, Sheldon Needle, has provided thousands of contractors with guidance on selecting the right software solution since 1986.

Recommendations are based on technology, size, budget, operational priorities and staff skills.

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