iSqFt’s Network Passes the 500k Mark

Cincinnati, OH—Today, iSqFt announced that they now have more than 500,000 registered users in their network, making it the largest network of its kind in the industry.

The company recognizes the significance of passing the milestone, but is choosing to focus on how it will help its customers. “Once you have that many people plugged into the same network, you now have the opportunity to create more tools, more solutions …” iSqFt CEO Dave Conway writes in a blog commemorating the occasion.

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Vogel Bros. Building Co. Wins Constructech Vision Award

Vogel_Bros_ApprovedOn Friday, October 4, Vogel Bros. Building Co. won a Constructech Vision Award in the Builder/GC Commercial $26 Million to $100 Million category. They earned it for their integration of iSqFt for General Contractors to streamline their preconstruction bidding process.

“This marked the 14th year of celebrating the annual Vision Awards and once again we were able to recognize the very best companies using technology in construction,” says Mike Carrozzo, chief editor, Constructech. “This year’s winners are prime examples of the impact of new and unique technology, as well as the possibilities these new innovations can create for the future.”

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iSqFt’s Fall 2013 Release Offers Range of Improvements

On Friday, October 4, iSqFt released a wide range of enhancements to its online application, and nearly all iSqFt Subscribing Members will see new capabilities, all designed to improve or simplify the way they work.

This latest release is larger than many and Henry Purdy, iSqFt’s Vice President of Product Management, says that it’s all part of the process. “There is no point at which you can sit back and say that you’re finished, because the software has to constantly change to meet the needs of its users.”

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iSqFt’s Summer 2013 Release

Recently, iSqFt rolled out significant updates to its iSqFt application, all of which are designed to improve usability and increase efficiency for its users.

Dubbed the Summer 2013 Release, the third quarterly release this year contains a number of changes that Henry Purdy, iSqFt’s Vice President of Product Management, says their users will appreciate. “We’ve got a little something for everyone,” he says. “Most of the updates fit into a handful of categories around managing the bid process; managing contacts; and finding better, more relevant project leads.”

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Greenbuild 2013 Philadelphia

When: November 20-22, 2013
Where:
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
800-428-9000

iSqFt will have a booth at the biggest green-building event of the year, and we’ll be throwing a party that’ll make all other parties green with envy. Going to be in the neighborhood? Stop by and say hello! Learn more.

IRMI Construction Risk Conference

When: November 17-21, 2013
Where: Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, CA
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, California 92101
Phone: 619-564-3333

iSqFt will be hosting a panel discussion at the 33rd IRMI Construction Risk Conference, and we’d love to see you there! Learn more.

AGC IT Forum

When: August 14-15, 2013
Where:
Hyatt Regency Hotel
151 East Wacker Drive,
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Phone: (312) 565-1234

iSqFt is a sponsor for the 2-day event, and we’ll have representatives there that you can talk to about exactly how iSqFt can help your business. Will we see you there?

iSqFt Pays Off “Innovation” Loan Early

In 2002, the State of Ohio started a program called the Innovation Ohio Loan Fund, which was established to invest in promising companies, ideas, and technologies. The idea was to get much-needed resources into the hands of businesses that, with adequate capital, could grow, create jobs for Ohio residents, and generate more tax revenue for the state.

One company used that money to do all of those things and more, and still managed to pay back the loan more than a year early. This is a story of cooperation, innovation, and good news in bad times.

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iSqFt Winter 2013 Release

Software development is never finished…at least, from our perspective. That’s why we make it a priority to find new ways to improve iSqFt 10 for our customers. From large-scale improvements to quick, yet significant, changes, our work is never done.

And our recent Winter 2013 release brings a whole host of improvements that we designed to make your iSqFt experience, easier, faster, and, well, cooler, than ever before.

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iSqFt Provides AGC $15MM Risk-Management Solution

Cincinnati, OH—iSqFt, in concert with The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), has announced that it will contribute $15MM worth of subscriptions to its new online prequalification management solution to AGC general contractors at no cost.

The goal of the program is to give contractors the information and tools they need to find the right subcontractor bidders, to identify risk, and to mitigate the damage associated with default. AGC member general contractors will get access to a state-of-the-art online application that will allow them to more efficiently and cost-effectively prequalify vendors and manage their information. The form within the standard application is based on the industry-standard ConsensusDocs Subcontractor Statement of Qualification Form 721.

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