ECi Software Solutions Releases JobBOSS 2018 Featuring New Dashboards and Enhanced Usability
Dashboards provide real-time insight into shop and business health; enhancements designed to improve efficiency and performance
Fort Worth, TX—April 23, 2018 ECi today announced the release of JobBOSS 2018. This latest version enables business owners and managers to make sense of continuously expanding data and easily gain insights on key business metrics.
All areas and levels of the business can now easily access real-time visual information on quoting, company efficiency, job status and more. User-specific security and accessibility provides the right information to the right person and displays key information in easy-to-consume visual dashboards. Over 20 pre-built widgets allow JobBOSS users to drill down from dashboards to individual transactions and job data. Actions to correct or improve business results can be taken quickly, as JobBOSS dashboards make it easier to access and respond to critical shop data.
JobBOSS native dashboards provide essential baseline metrics pulled directly from the core JobBOSS software. This release also launches a strategic relationship with Lojic Dashboards that provides customizable dashboards as an optional upgrade. Lojic Dashboards are also mobile so users can view dashboards from anywhere and can display role-specific data via monitors on the shop floor.
Efficiency improvements to the JobBOSS upgrade process are also being released as a part of 2018, including both Auto and Push Client Installers for JobBOSS, and Push Installer for Work Station Driver. “We want customers focusing less time on IT tasks and more time focusing on generating revenue for their business,” said Logan Paquin, JobBOSS Director of Product Management. “The Auto and Push Installers make it convenient and quick to ensure every computer and workstation is running the latest version of JobBOSS. Time-consuming software updates are a thing of the past.”
New, extended field lengths provide freedom and complete flexibility in naming convention and BOM structure. Shop management can use common, easily recognizable names for Job ID, quote assemblies, sales orders, part numbers, etc. to take the guesswork out of identifying and tracking jobs. JobBOSS 2018 also includes dozens of usability improvements.
Matthew Heerey, JobBOSS General Manager added, “Dashboards are a critical tool to improve the visibility of the most important business metrics at all levels of a business. JobBOSS 2018 allows management, shop floor and front office employees to be continually updated with timely information and take real-time actions that drive company goals. The Auto and Push Installer is a critical enhancement that allows customers to easily stay current with the latest JobBOSS releases. In aggregate, JobBOSS 2018 is a significant step forward in our mission to be the most flexible and easy to use ERP solution for small and medium custom manufacturers.”
JobBOSS, an ECi Software solution, is a job-based ERP shop management solution for small to mid-sized custom and mixed-mode manufacturers. JobBOSS is a flexible, “quote-to-cash” system that offers complete visibility and control of your shop and is available via on-premise or cloud hosting. JobBOSS offers functionality for all stages of your business with quoting, order processing, advanced scheduling, inventory, payroll, accounting, quality management (ISO and ASI), data collection, and mobility.
JobBOSS serves over 7,000 manufacturers with software and business support. JobBOSS is owned and operated in the United States, with customers in the U.S., Canada, and around the world.
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