The Deltek + ComputerEase Story

Construction Site - Deltek + ComputerEase Construction SoftwareBy John Meibers

By now you’ve heard the news that Deltek has acquired ComputerEase. I know you may have some questions, so I would like to share why I am so excited and energized by this change. This acquisition is a strategic step forward for ComputerEase, for Deltek, and for our current and future customers. We carefully selected a home that preserves the values at the heart of this business so that we could offer the same ComputerEase products that our customers know, but with greater functionality and more rapid development and deeper support. Continue reading

6 Things Construction Companies Should be Doing in Accounting

In the construction industry, cash flow is king! It is a daily responsibility for any contracting company. Profit margins are always razor-thin in this industry, which means you need to do everything you can to increase your production and maximize profits. That means projecting job costs, identifying problem areas before they arise, running labor analysis, and constantly measuring productivity. Here are a few tips that will help. Continue reading

Why Contractors Need Construction-Specific Accounting Software

The ability to deliver quality work in your trade doesn’t guarantee your business will profit. You could be the best carpenter, plumber, electrician, etc. in the entire world, but still go out of business if you aren’t managing your jobs properly. So many excellent contractors miss this very point, which is why construction businesses have such a low survival rate. Continue reading

Get Control of Your Business with Committed Costs

As the owner of a construction company, the success of the company is on your shoulders. You need to lead the construction team, work with clients, seek out new business, and manage money. With the right tools you can manage it all and succeed, but only if you have the information you need. Continue reading

WIP or Get Whipped: Turning a Report into Contractor Success

An accurate and timely Work in Progress (WIP) report is an essential tool for running a business. A contractor will often create a WIP report out of an obligation to the bonding agent. Perhaps the bank requires one. When these contractors aren’t using that data to manage the business, they are throwing away money with every job. Continue reading

What is Job Costing for Contractors and Construction Companies?

The success or failure of any construction job is based on profit. Profit margins are razor-thin in construction. Job costing helps you project job expenses to identify problems before they impact profit. Can work be completed with the money and budget available? What are the risk factors on the job? What do you need to do to be successful? Continue reading

ComputerEase Software Announces Integration with Procore

ComputerEase adds easy connection between its robust accounting system and Procore’s powerful project management features, creating a peerless, full-service suite.

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Feb. 6, 2018: ComputerEase Software, the leader in construction accounting software, today announced a new integration solution with Procore Technologies’ cloud-based project management suite. This new solution completely eliminates the need to manually enter data into multiple systems, seamlessly connecting the superior functions of the two programs. Continue reading

ComputerEase Launches New Expense Tracking App

CINCINNATI, OH, December 12th – ComputerEase, the leading provider of accounting software for the construction industry, announces the release of a new mobile app for tracking expenses from the field. The new app, called ExpenseEase, is available in Google Play and the Apple App Store. Continue reading

ComputerEase Software Expands Decades-Long Partnership with ProEst

ComputeProEst Estimating LogorEase expands integration with ProEst to include its new web-based estimation software, providing a more streamlined, user-friendly process to customers of both firms.

CINCINNATI, Ohio, August 21, 2017: ComputerEase Software, Inc., the leader in construction accounting software, today announced the expansion of their long-standing partnership with ProEst. The new integration solution from ComputerEase and ProEst will dramatically simplify the estimation and job creation process for customers of both companies. Continue reading