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Old 10-27-2013, 06:21 PM
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Buying tablets and software

Have made the decision to invest in technology. Looking to buy tablets for myself, the owner; the landscape designer; and my operations manager. Other crew leader will have smartphone. iPad or Android? I am also looking for software package that will incorporate design, work order management, and billing, etc. Presently using quick books
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Old 10-27-2013, 09:31 PM
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iPad hands down. Do your research.
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Old 10-28-2013, 06:58 AM
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On the software side this would handle most things your looking for but no design - http://quickbooks.intuit.com/proplus/
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Old 10-28-2013, 03:35 PM
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There are pro's and cons to both tablets. I would start on the software side and see what you want to run to do the tasks you need then see what they will run on.
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Old 10-28-2013, 04:11 PM
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Has anyone used Pro Landscape?
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Old 10-29-2013, 10:25 AM
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We started using Hindsite software http://hindsitesoftware.com/ earlier this year. It is for scheduling, work orders in the field, and invoice/sales receipt uploads to QB. Absolutely love it!!! I have 3 Samsung Galaxy Tab2 7" tablets for us, plus I can use it on my Android based phone.
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Old 11-02-2013, 09:36 AM
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We started using Hindsite software http://hindsitesoftware.com/ earlier this year. It is for scheduling, work orders in the field, and invoice/sales receipt uploads to QB. Absolutely love it!!! I have 3 Samsung Galaxy Tab2 7" tablets for us, plus I can use it on my Android based phone.
DM - is your business primarily sprinklers? We have 3 divisions (sprinkler, landscape and turf care) we need to schedule - sprinkler scheduling is the rock in our shoe right now. Currently using qxpress and have been looking into hindsite.
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Old 11-04-2013, 08:17 AM
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DM - is your business primarily sprinklers? We have 3 divisions (sprinkler, landscape and turf care) we need to schedule - sprinkler scheduling is the rock in our shoe right now. Currently using qxpress and have been looking into hindsite.
Yes, 100% sprinkler maintenance, no installs. HS works like a charm. I used QX for a few years, and this is WAY better. Takes time to get used to it, and to set up all the services, parts, prices, etc. But I love it. Takes away most of the work in the office, for typing in all the invoices and sales receipts from the field. Very glad I switched.
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DM - is your business primarily sprinklers? We have 3 divisions (sprinkler, landscape and turf care) we need to schedule - sprinkler scheduling is the rock in our shoe right now. Currently using qxpress and have been looking into hindsite.
Have you made a switch at all?
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Old 11-01-2013, 05:15 PM
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Has anyone used Pro Landscape?
Not yet but researching it for next season, we'll run it on tablets and android phones.
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