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Open public area where anyone can search the basic information of a job. Sales staff / clients etc. can view job status 24 / 7 ( without interrupting you ). ( Customer Login has online booking, enhanced search and display of jobs )
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Example: Contour Order what we need to know when ordering a contour .... can be printed then filled in and forwarded.
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Businesses should arrange a Username / Password account to activate online ordering and enable enhanced listed views of all jobs with more detailed information available 24 / 7. Email silas@cottage.com.au to arrange or phone him on 9446 7361 to setup during business hours.

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COTTAGE Computerisation Update

Background: Since 1985 when Geoff wrote our first CAD package on an ancient pre Windows HP 86B, we have come along way. He followed this up with ACUDRAFT drafting mathematics which he programmed on a hand held Sharp calculator. This was used by drafters around Australia in the pre-CAD era. Subsequently, he went on to introduce Databuild estimating and Drafix / Autosketch to the West Australian housing industry, handing the agencies to Paul Jackson with whom he had co-developed many of the enhancement macros, when our Queensland office required his services full time.

Moving On: Six years ago we employed our IT Manager Dave Sayers to further our software development. From that point Geoff and Dave have introduced the following in house software:

  • Job Book / Allocation and Management system for Contours, Re-Pegs, and Set Outs etc.
  • Web Site for online ordering and client job tracking ( including Hand On to engineers )
  • Accounts package that links our Job Book invoicing to MYOB
  • XML hands free invoicing for customers who have XML data capacity
  • Currently they are developing a Strata / Sub Division management system that will be web accessible and make the whole process easier for clients
  • Future software will greatly enhance our ability to further service our clients the unfortunate reality being that it all takes massive input and considerable time
Geoff Terrell
Founding Director
Dave Sayers
I.T. Manager

2017 Cottage & Engineering Surveys
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:17:17 +0800