Author: Josh Carlson

D-Tools helps System Integrator Compete against Larger AV firms for High-Profile Healthcare Projects

Customer Success Story: D-Tools helps Southtown Audio Video Compete against Larger AV firms for High-Profile Healthcare Projects   Winning Bids, Growing the Business with D-Tools Southtown Audio Video (SAV) president and owner Heather Sidorowicz is adamant about the tangible and intangible benefits of using D-Tools System Integrator (SI) software within her Hamburg, New York-based residential and commercial integration firm. “We more than doubled our gross sales from one year to the next after implementing D-Tools,” she says. “Without it, we never would have been able to do that. The D-Tools platform allows us to get the word out about who we are and to showcase our professionalism.” SAV works predominantly in the commercial space, specializing in corporate, education, hospitality, government, and retail spaces. However, the company’s extensive experience in residential installations lends a unique perspective to projects. “There’s a weird disconnect between home technology and commercial spaces,” says Sidorowicz. “At home, the client always strives for the best experience. They want the best technology. In the corporate space, we tend to forget that AV is the fun stuff. If we don’t come in and present it that way, we’re doing ourselves a disservice. D-Tools helps us deliver that message.” Opening Doors to Bigger Projects – Evergreen Health Services Buffalo D-Tools has also opened doors for Southtown AV, permitting the small integration firm to successfully, design, bid and install larger...

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D-Tools to Sponsor and Attend the PSA 2017 Convention

D-Tools will be on hand to discuss the company’s award-winning platform, emphasizing greater productivity and workflow efficiency for security and commercial AV integrators and technology managers. CONCORD, Calif. – September 22, 2017— D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in data driven system integration software, today announced that the company will sponsor and attend the PSA 2017 Convention October 20 – 24 in Kona, HI.  The PSA Convention is exclusively for PSA owners and members, offering the chance to discuss what is happening at PSA, learn about new trends in the security industry, network with other owners and vendors, and gain access to additional tools and resources to help them in their businesses. There, D-Tools will share valuable insights and success stories that attendees can immediately implement into their business processes. Used by more than 5,500 companies around the world, D-Tools’ System Integrator (SI) is the most widely used and comprehensive estimation, design, and project management software platform, specifically designed to fulfill the diverse needs of security and audio-visual systems design and installation firms. D-Tools SI ties project workflow together into a singular, data-driven, connected process that increases revenue and improves operational efficiency, while reducing time and costs. Along with access to a comprehensive library of manufacturers’ products, this solution positively impacts all areas of a security integrator’s and technology manager’s business. D-Tools was also recently announced as PSA Business Solutions Providers. As a...

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D-Tools to Sponsor the 2017 HTSA Fall Conference

Annual HTSA member event offers vendors and dealers with the opportunity to connect and develop ways to drive business and growth.   D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in data driven system integration software, announced today that the company will attend the upcoming HTSA Fall Conference, being held at in Chicago, IL October 25 – 27, 2017. The HTSA Conference is an invite only, three-day networking and education event. The conference is designed  to drive business and growth for HTSA members and vendors through workshops, group discussions, one-on-one meetings, and fresh ideas for the industry. At the event, D-Tools will discuss the newest version of its award-winning estimation, system design, and project management software platform – System Integrator (SI 2017). Available now, SI 2017 adds valuable productivity features and enhancements that enable system integrators to both maximize the efficiency of their business processes and increase profitability, while simultaneously reducing overhead. New features include a Business Intelligence engine with Dashboards to visualize and track business operations, and a new Customer Portal, which enables users to publish Proposals and other client-facing documentation to the web for better client engagement, in addition to several other productivity enhancements. Additional information on the D-Tools SI platform can be obtained by signing up for a personal online tour by visiting http://d-tools.com/live-demo-webinar/ or for a free 30-day trial, which can be downloaded by visiting http://d-tools.com/30-day-free-trial/. About HTSA Home Technology Specialists...

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D-Tools to Sponsor the 2017 Azione Fall Conference

Azione Unlimited member event offers attendees with the opportunity to connect and develop new ways of optimizing businesses processes. D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, announced today that the company will be a sponsor of the upcoming Azione Fall Conference, being held in Austin, TX October 11 – 13, 2017. Titled, “Amalgamating Assembly” the Azione Conference is a three-day event for Azione members, designed to connect attendees with industry experts and the opportunity to develop new ways of optimizing businesses processes. At the event, D-Tools will discuss the newest version of its award-winning estimation, system design, and project management software platform – System Integrator (SI 2017). Available now, SI 2017 adds valuable productivity features and enhancements that enable system integrators to both maximize the efficiency of their business processes and increase profitability, while simultaneously reducing overhead. New features include a Business Intelligence engine with Dashboards to visualize and track business operations, and a new Customer Portal, which enables users to publish Proposals and other client-facing documentation to the web for better client engagement, in addition to several other productivity enhancements. Azione Unlimited is a consortium of like-minded dealers, customer retailers, integrators, and vendors.  As an Azione partner, D-Tools provides its market-leading System Integrator (SI) software to Azione members to enable them to standardize and streamline business processes. For more information on the Azione Fall Conference, visit www.azioneunlimited.com....

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D-Tools CEO Randy Stearns Provides Insight into Mobile Quote 2.0 App

– D-Tools CEO, Randy Stearns Would you like to shorten the sales cycle?  How about eliminate the need for proposals revisions?  What would it mean to your business if you could eliminate the competition?  These are, of course, rhetorical questions, but achieving these results were just some of the ambitious goals D-Tools had in mind when mapping out our vision for Mobile Quote 2.0. Mobile Quote 2.0 is a native iPad companion app designed exclusively for industry salespeople.  The broader set of problems with the traditional sales process that Mobile Quote 2.0 set out to solve include the following: Incomplete and Hard to Read Handwritten Notes – Most salespeople resort to using a notepad when recording information in meetings with clients regarding their project. Some may have created an intake form in an attempt to standardize the structure of the data collected.  Mobile Quote 2.0 is essentially a digital intake tool designed to efficiently and accurately capture system design requirements as well as pricing guidelines, room details and even site images, all of which are then automatically passed along for further design development. Answering the Question “How much will this cost?” – Designed to create an accurate project scope and budget in real time, Mobile Quote 2.0 offers salespeople the ability to display price breakdowns by system, by room and even as equipment vs. labor using attractive tables and...

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