InfoComm - D-Tools System Integrator 2016 Simplifies Project Management

Latest version of D-Tools’ award-winning solution adds over 50 productivity improvements and enhancements, including proposals, purchasing, and scheduling and installation management

CONCORD, Calif. (June 1, 2016) — D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in data-driven system integration software, today announced Project Management features within the newest version of its award winning System Integrator™ (SI) software platform, SI 2016, are being broadly implemented by D-Tools users worldwide. Boasting a number of productivity enhancements for project creation, editing, and management, SI 2016 also delivers subtle UI improvements and workflow enhancements that provide tangible time saving for many routine, daily operations.


Project Management
Projects are the central area of the D-Tools SI 2016 workflow. Users can create and assign locations and systems, and while adding products to the project from the catalog, they are essentially building a bill of materials or equipment list. Labor calculations are automatically assigned based on established labor rates and estimated time to install. As users add products and packages, SI is automatically calculating an estimated install price. All documentation is generated from the project file, from Client reports (such as Proposals, Contracts, etc.) to Drawings (via D-Tools' integration with Visio and AutoCAD), as well as installation and management reports.

Building upon the architecture of the System Integrator platform which includes a robust D-Tools Cloud infrastructure, SI 2016 adds over 50 significant new productivity features and enhancements that make it faster and easier than ever for Commercial AV, Higher Ed, Security, and Residential integration professionals to perform key functions of their business—estimation, system design, and project management. SI 2016 offers improvements in virtually every functional area including integrations with SupplyStream and QuickBooks Online, purchase order management and numerous improvements to reporting, scheduling, and Mobile Install. Now available as an upgrade for existing customers, SI 2016 will be provided at no cost for customers participating in the D-Tools Software Assurance program.

Those interested in learning more about D-Tools and the company's award-winning System Integrator software platform are encouraged to sign up for a free demo by visiting http://d-tools.com/live-demo-webinar/ or for a free 30-day trial, which can be downloaded by following this link http://d-tools.com/30-day-free-trial/.

About D-Tools, Inc.
D-Tools, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, is a worldwide leader in accessible, highly accurate system design and documentation software platform. The company's flagship product, System Integrator™ (SI), is a robust solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio to facilitate comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools enables residential and commercial integrators to streamline business processes and increase revenues while reducing the time and cost associated with the installation and integration of low voltage electronic systems. More than 5,000 leading companies in 87 countries currently use the award-winning D-Tools platform to reduce time, costs and to streamline the system integration process. Product updates and related information can be obtained by following D-Tools on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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