2020 Customer Round-Up: Why Small Businesses Choose Deltek to Power Their Project Success
Small Business Success
Throughout this year, we've shared with Deltek Project Nation the many innovative ways small businesses are powering their project success. From Architecture & Engineering to Government Contracting and Construction firms, our easy-to-use products adapt and evolve as small businesses grow. With intuitive accounting and timesheet interfaces, integrated customer invoicing and robust project management, businesses from one to 150 can be confident that Deltek has a solution to manage their projects efficiently and effectively.
As we look to next year, we're excited to offer our community of small businesses the solutions they need while continuing to provide the tools and resources they've come to depend on. But before we say Goodbye to 2020 and Hello to 2021, here's a look back at our innovative small business customers and the incredible ways they are using Deltek to help power their project success:
2020 Customer Stories
Deltek + ComputerEase was Built for This
Intertech Mechanical Services, is a full-service mechanical contractor based in Louisville, Kentucky and a Deltek 2020 MVP Award winner in the Small to Medium Business category. By implementing Deltek + ComputerEase for all aspects of their accounting, job costing, service and document management, Intertech has reduced their administrative hours and increased compliance.
“The cost-saving and time-saving capabilities of Deltek + ComputerEase software are amazing. It is extremely user friendly. The ease of obtaining the detailed information you need and in the format you need is comparable to none. I have no idea why anyone would use any other software. Deltek + ComputerEase is a one-stop wonder.” − Pam Clemons-Dowell, Software Implementation Specialist
How The M Group Designs Business Success with Deltek
The M Group is a full-service commercial architecture firm with a simple mission: To design outstanding facilities that are functional, creative, buildable and affordable. One of the firm’s biggest game changers was moving from Quickbooks® for accounting to Deltek Ajera, an easy-to-use product tailored specifically to the needs of their project-based business.
"With Deltek, we're no longer held up with day-to-day scheduling, timesheets and maintenance. Instead, we are doing what we're passionate about – designing spaces for people." − Michael Timcheck, Architect and Partner
How 360Civic Succeeds in the Public Sector with GovWin
360 Civic, is a marketing and technology firm that specializes in large websites, content marketing and videos for government agencies and private sector clients. As they expanded their operations into state and local government sales they chose to partner with GovWin IQ to find more RFPs opportunities and to better understand the needs of their clients.
“Deltek’s GovWin IQ not only made a big difference in what we were getting, but it allowed us to feel more confident about what we were doing.” − Ron Zayas, CEO
Digital Marketing Agency Connecting Plots Powers Remote Working Collaboration with Deltek WorkBook
Connecting Plots, a small-scale agency based in Australia, is focused on “doing it differently" and being a one-stop shop for brands that provides a wide scope of marketing services, including brand strategy, advertising, digital strategy, graphic design and media planning. With Deltek WorkBook, Connecting Plots can now allocate the appropriate resources, allowing them to analyze the budget and identify the potential need for freelance support.
“Deltek WorkBook is the company’s central tool and the platform everyone opens first when getting into work.” − Sophia Kang, General Manager and Financial Controller
Creating a New Future in Manufacturing with the Power of Deltek
Creare is a research and development engineering firm committed to the innovation it takes to solve problems and bring ideas from the drawing board to real-life use for their clients. Started in 1961, Creare has grown to more than 150 employees and spawned multiple new companies. To support their expansion efforts into the manufacturing space, Creare implemented Costpoint Manufacturing.
“This was a big decision for our company, so we looked at multiple solutions, but, because of our familiarity with Deltek products and our need for an ERP and manufacturing system, we decided Deltek was the right choice for us.” − Ron Doody, Director of Business Operations
How Jostin is Driving Growth Through Culture, Partnerships and Business Efficiencies
Jostin Construction, a Cincinnati-based, full-service construction company, has been growing its business by providing opportunities and change. By focusing on company culture, maintaining strong partnerships like the one they have with Deltek + ComputerEase and efficiently managing its business, Jostin has positioned itself for long-term success.
"Our workforce is what drives our business and as we continue to grow Deltek + ComputerEase has been able to grow with us. The tools that are contained within the ComputerEase modules and QTool have really helped us standardize our processes." − Liza Smitherman, VP of Corporate Development
Veteran-Owned Business Carving Out Their Government Contracting Niche with Deltek
ProCleared LLC is a veteran-owned small business serving the intelligence community and Department of Defense. To support to their steady year-over-year growth, ProCleared has relied on Deltek Costpoint, Talent Management and GovWin IQ to advance their business and help them achieve their goals.
“The number one thing Deltek gets right is their customer service. The ability to call somebody and say, I've got a problem. Can you help me? If they don't know how to fix it, they will put you in touch with somebody who will.” − Gary Martin, Managing Partner and CEO
How SIS Is Streamlining Their Schedule Review with Acumen Touchstone
Scheduling Information Services (SIS), is a growing project consulting firm that delivers project planning, CPM scheduling, risk analysis, and project controls services. They were looking for an innovative solution to support their growing business as their scope of work on large, complex projects increased and selected Deltek Acumen Touchstone to not only help scale their business but also provide a competitive advantage.
"Once I realized that Touchstone could provide a sort of self-serve schedule analysis both externally and internally, help us remove some of the subjective steps that always creep into the analysis process and be able to provide much more timely feedback of schedule acceptance for our projects - I was sold on the decision to move forward." − Tony Bolstad, CFO & Project Controls Manager
How CDG is Transforming Their Project Management Process with Deltek
CDG Engineers & Associates knew they had to embrace digital transformation in order to meet their goal of centralizing and developing their document management system. With the implementation of Deltek Project Information Management, CDG was able to consolidate their disparate systems and processes into one company-wide project management system.
"Deltek PIM was our choice for document management because of the template capabilities, the standardization and ease of use of the product, the powerful search functionality, and the ability to tag documents. It makes our jobs much easier." − Brad Bowman, Information Systems Manager
Cameron + Ross Streamlines Success with a New Project Management Solution
Based in the north of Scotland, Cameron+Ross is a structural and civil engineering consultancy that specializes in providing a personal service for all type of civil and structural engineering projects.Cameron+Ross ultimately selected Deltek Vantagepoint for their ERP needs, giving the company with a 360-degree view of all of its projects, helping to maximize productivity, boost collaboration, improve efficiency, and increase profitability.
"It [Vantagepoint] empowers project managers who are dealing directly with clients to get to their data much more easily and much more quickly. It also gives our staff more time and less hassle, improves the customer experience, and ultimately should result in us becoming more profitable." − Jon Anderson, Director at Cameron+Ross
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