Sinclair College Improves Capital Project Management with e-Builder Enterprise™

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College reduces project risk by centralizing cost data and increasing visibility into project performance

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Today, all project managers enter project information in a consistent manner and can access information the same way with a few mouse clicks.

e-Builder, the pioneer in fully integrated, cloud-based construction program management software, announced today that Sinclair Community College, Dayton OH, has launched e-Builder Enterprise as its central platform for project information management and reporting of program financials. Sinclair Community College is taking a more proactive approach to how it manages project information documentation. The Planning and Construction Office has replaced Excel and will leverage e-Builder Enterprise’s integrated Document Management, Cost Management and Reporting capabilities.

Robert Woodruff, Director of Facilities, commented, “Previously, all capital project data was maintained in spreadsheets. We could’t aggregate that into an overall report that would give us visibility into how our projects were performing.” Woodruff wanted to ensure project managers had efficient and timely access to project information to avoid wasting time locating and compiling the data.

In addition, Woodruff recognized that more improvements could be achieved by standardizing the way in which all project managers input project data. “Before e-Builder Enterprise, each project manager took their own notes their own way, and this process provided a lot of opportunity for misinterpretation.” Today, all project managers enter project information in a consistent manner and can access information the same way with a few mouse clicks.

Sinclair Community College’s Planning and Construction office can now get real-time status reports that provide accurate and up-to-date information on the current budget, changes to the budget and remaining funds. Reports provide the College's CFO, President and Board of Trustees visibility into architect and engineer fees, and how those fees have been allocated. “We can also show different departments at the college how much money has been spent in their respective areas. This allows us to ensure we’re investing in the right departments and not over committing,” added Woodruff.

About Sinclair Community College
Sinclair Community College is an urban community college located in downtown Dayton, Ohio and is the largest community college at a single location in the state of Ohio. In fall of 2012, Sinclair had an enrollment of 23,500 students, making the Dayton campus one of the largest (by enrollment) community college campuses in North America.

About e-Builder
e-Builder is the leading provider of integrated, cloud-based construction program management software for top facility owners and the companies that act on their behalf. The company’s flagship product, e-Builder Enterprise, improves capital project execution, resulting in increased productivity and quality, reduced cost, and faster project delivery. Since 1995, e-Builder’s technology leadership and construction industry focus has provided thousands of global companies, government agencies, and healthcare and educational institutions managing billions of dollars in capital programs with solutions to improve the plan, build, and operate lifecycle. The company is privately held and headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For more information, visit

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