The Future Is Building at Viewpoint Collaborate 2017


Viewpoint CEO Manolis Kotzabasakis opened the Viewpoint Collaborate 2017 User Conference with an inspiring keynote speech.

The music was pumping and the crowd was ready. As the overheads dimmed, Viewpoint CEO Manolis Kotzabasakis took the stage to welcome the almost 2,000 attendees of the largest construction software conference in the United States, the Viewpoint 2017 Collaborate User Conference, to the official start of the week.

Collaborate is Viewpoint’s annual user conference where clients from all over the world gather together to network, collaborate, and learn best practices of the leading construction software suite. Designed to guide users to achieve the greatest return on their investment, Collaborate features more than 130 breakouts and learning sessions, as well as an opportunity to meet with Viewpoint partners.

With this year’s theme of “The Future is Building,” Kotzabasakis’ began with a warm welcome to Dexter + Chaney customers, assuring all that the company’s Spectrum software is poised to become even better and stronger thanks to the integration with Viewpoint.

The 7,500+ Viewpoint and Dexter + Chaney customers now have access to more than 750 employees’ skills, expertise, and solutions — the industry’s most diverse and talented support team. With a combined 75 years in ERP, the acquisition formed the largest enterprise solely focused on construction, offering an entire suite of construction software solutions.

What’s in store

Over the next few days, attendees at Collaborate 2017 will get a firsthand account of the continuous improvement and breakthrough innovation that are being deployed within the entire software suite. In his keynote, Kotzabasakis’ focused on how integration is key to help build a stronger construction industry overall. Viewpoint is here to help each of its clients be a leader within their industries, improving everyday operations and helping companies reach their goals. Thanks to feedback from clients and customers like you, Viewpoint has put tremendous effort behind enhancements and new products to help deliver success.

For example, customer response time has improved 70 percent in the last two years, allowing faster actionable solutions, and more timely troubleshooting. The time to value from integrating with Viewpoint Vista has decreased from seeing an ROI in 35 to only 20 weeks. Exciting new technologies within Vista will deliver 10 times faster speed, better quality, and improved performance. In sessions and breakouts, attendees will dive deep into the product innovations in store for the company’s strategic focus areas: Office/Team/Field, and Cloud.

Leading the future

Viewpoint makes it possible for construction companies to lead the future of the industry, and Viewpoint is dedicated to transforming the business. As customers, you’ve already begun the transformation journey, bringing integrated, collaborative workflows and predictive data-driven decision-making to your teams.

With construction forecasted to reach $15 trillion by 2025, now is the time to improve productivity, not just within your company, but within the industry as a whole. By harnessing Viewpoint’s construction software solutions, the opportunity can be yours.

Together, we’re building the future!

To learn how Viewpoint can help your business reach its goals, get in touch via LinkedIn and Facebook. To find out about what is happening at Collaborate 2017, follow Viewpoint on Twitter, with the hashtag #VCollaborate17.

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Andy is Marketing Content & PR Manager at Viewpoint. He has worked in the construction software arena since 2011. Previously, he netted multiple awards as a newspaper and trade media editor.