WIMCO Corp Commits To Hosted eCMS v.4.0 Construction ERP

Computer Guidance Cloud-based Construction ERP To Deliver Projects On Time And Budget

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As we reviewed our organization’s strategic IT and business objectives for the upcoming years, we decided to move our ERP solution to the cloud for quicker deployment, greater ROI and better alignment of our resources." Darlene Moore, EVP, WIMCO Corp

Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 29, 2014

Computer Guidance Corporation - part of the Explorer Software Group of companies, the leading developer of financial and project management software solutions for architecture, engineering and construction companies, today announced that WIMCO Corp, a long-term Computer Guidance customers has selected hosted, cloud-based eCMS offering as the company upgrades to Computer Guidance’s flagship ERP solution—eCMS v.4.0.

WIMCO Corp, a general contractor based in Washington, North Carolina, has built a reputation as an industry leader through its adoption and utilization of advanced tech¬nologies, involved in new construction of public schools, universities, hospitals, metal buildings, with a heavy concentration in the retail industry including grocery and drug store con¬struction, the business uses its strong foundation to support its innovation and expan¬sion. With locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, Maryland, Delaware and Georgia, WIMCO has utilized Computer Guidance’s browser-based, enterprise-class eCMS ERP for its financial and project management needs delivering over 1800 construction projects with the software.

“As we reviewed our organization’s strategic IT and business objectives for the upcoming years, we decided to move our ERP solution to the cloud for quicker deployment, greater ROI and better alignment of our resources.” stated Darlene Moore, Executive Vice President, WIMCO Corp. “We have been pleased with the functionality that eCMS brings to our daily operations and look forward to receiving the same and additional powerful features from Computer Guidance in the cloud.”

WIMCO Corp will leverage over 12 eCMS applications with this ERP upgrade, including core financials, human resources, payroll, job costing, purchasing, equipment accounting, equipment maintenance, time and material billing, project management, business intelligence and analytics, enterprise content management and more. As part of Computer Guidance’s cloud-based hosted ERP offering, WIMCO will also receive a variety of managed hosting services, including Computer Guidance’s disaster recovery solution.

“The construction industry along with other industries has embraced SaaS for its evolutionary business model and technology transformation. Its growing popularity stems from the needed scalability and flexibility that it provides.” stated Mike Bihlmeier, President, Computer Guidance Corporation. “We have been very fortunate to bring to market our hosted, cloud-based ERP offering early on and celebrate the successes that we have had since the introduction of Hosted eCMS. As our customers adopt the SaaS business model, they gain significant savings and a much quicker return on their technology investment.”

About Computer Guidance Corporation
Computer Guidance is the software development expert for construction enterprise resource planning solutions. In business since 1981, Computer Guidance has provided its customers with construction financial and project management applications supported by industry-leading business intelligence and analytics applications and advanced productivity tools. Computer Guidance is a premier business partner of IBM Corporation, providing a solid technology foundation for both its cloud-based, hosted and on-premise solutions. Hundreds of commercial contractors have implemented Computer Guidance ERP achieving quantifiable benefits year after year. Many Computer Guidance customers are represented among the Engineering News-Record Top 50, 400 and 600 and the On-Site Top 40. Computer Guidance’s construction software expertise has led the Associated General Contractors of America to select Computer Guidance’s solutions as the ERP solution of choice for its members. eCMS has also been acknowledged by the CFMA IT Survey, ranking its job cost, accounting and payroll applications as the number one software for commercial contractors. In 2013, Computer Guidance received a silver Contractor’s Choice award from Roads & Bridges magazine recognizing eCMS as one of the most widely implemented ERP solutions among its readership.

Computer Guidance Corporation became part of the Explorer Software Group of companies in January 2014. Explorer Software Group is a global software business that is exclusively in Construction with 25,000 users served, in 40 countries and in 6 continents, employing 250 staff. Explorer's core business philosophy is long-term commitment to customer service, coupled with providing the best possible solutions to customers.

For additional information, visit http://www.computerguidance.com or call 888.361.4551.

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eCMS is a registered trademark of Computer Guidance Corporation - part of the Explorer Software Group of companies.


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