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TE wrapping up PLL project in Kannapolis, eyes going mobile

on Aug 20, 2015

Technologies Edge has begun the final stages of the Kannapolis Cityworks PLL implementation. The City has chosen to use the software with their Code Enforcement, Planning, Permitting, and Zoning staff. The project will be considered complete once users are fully trained and using Freeance’s Mobile Cityworks PLL application for field data entry. The project was kicked off earlier in the year and PLL has been live since June. Over the past several weeks, users have been testing and suggesting improvements to the work flows and reports. Project Manager, Jerry Laliberte, commented on the project, “We have learned a lot about the implementation of the product over the past several months. We designed the their work flows, processes, and letters from scratch and we still managed to it in a fraction of the time of these typical projects.” Technologies Edge offers IT and software consulting. The firm has worked with Cityworks developer, Azteca Systems, over the past 12 years. In 2014, they became an official implementation partner....

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TE attends Cityworks User Conference

on Jun 24, 2015

The Cityworks User Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah is an annual event inviting all users and partners worldwide of the top tier asset management software. This was Technologies Edge’s first time attending as an official Cityworks Implementation Partner. Taking place at the Salt Palace Convention Center, the conference offered sessions to help train users, reveal new products, and exhibit partner solutions. Future conferences will be held on an 18-month schedule with the next scheduled for December 2016. In between will be yearly user group meetings. Technologies Edge plans to attend the next local user group meeting in Rock Hill, SC in Spring 2016. Serving the Southeastern United States with Cityworks AMS and PLL implementations, upgrades, and support since 2003, Technologies Edge became an official implementation partner in August 2014. Customers for TE include the cities of Concord, Hendersonville, and Jefferson County,...

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TE Presents at NC-AWPA Annual Conference

on Jun 24, 2015

On June 18th, 2015, Technologies Edge presented on asset management software at the annual APWA Conference for the North Carolina chapter. The presentation was designed to help communities understand the importance of using software. “I want attendees to walk out of the presentation feeling less confused about the industry. This is more more of an ‘Asset Management Software 101’,” speaker Chris Dusch said in his introduction. The presentation went on to show the fundamentals of the software, the importance of training, and the value of data. Around 200 people attended the conference at the Hickory Metro Convention Center in Hickory, NC. The APWA (American Public Works Association) is the largest Public Works group in the country. For more information about the North Carolina chapter,...

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TE Kicks off PLL in Kannapolis

on May 6, 2015

Technologies Edge officially kicked off the implementation of Azteca’s planning and zoning software, Cityworks PLL. This will be the company’s first PLL project. “PLL is going to change the planning and zoning market. It’s an affordable, highly functional software that is a great fit for a city like Kannapolis,” said Project Manager, Jerry Laliberte. The City of Kannapolis has used Cityworks AMS since 2008. AMS, or asset management software, is built to help the city track and maintain their assets. PLL, or permitting, licensing, and land, is built to help cities track their code enforcement, permit processing, and zoning. As with AMS, the product is fully integrated with a city’s GIS. For more information about PLL and how Technologies Edge can help your City’s planning and zoning department,...

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Hendersonville looks to install Freeance AVL package

on May 6, 2015

The City of Hendersonville is looking to add an additional package to their current Cityworks Mobile applciation. The package, known as Freeance AVL, will allow the City to track their vehicles, breadcrumb truck routes, and plot future pick-ups. Technologies Edge will be handling the install, configuration, and training over the new few weeks. “We have done a lot of work with the guys at Freeance and we have a ton of confidence in their product,” said Project Manager, Jerry Laliberte. “When Hendersonville came looking for a product, we introduced them to several developers but they ultimately decided to go with a package that would compliment their use of Freeance for Cityworks,” he added. Technologies Edge has worked with Freeance developer, TDC Group, extensively over the last few years and has managed several Freeance projects throughout the Southeastern United States. Based in Ohio, TDC Group develops the leading Cityworks mobile application, Freeance. For more information about Freeance, visit their website at www.freeance.com​ or Contact...

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TE looks to wrap up project in Hendersonville

on May 6, 2015

After just 6 weeks, TE is already winding down the Hendersonville upgrade project. Prior to kick-off, Hendersonville was running Cityworks AMS Desktop 2012. TE has successfully upgraded the City to Cityworks AMS Server 2014 and installed Freeance Mobile for Cityworks, a mobile application developed by Tech Edge and Cityworks partner, TDC Group. “The project has gone very smoothly and we have thoroughly enjoyed working with the staff in Hendersonville,” said Project Manager, Jerry Laliberte. The project involved the coordination with a newly-hired, third-party IT company. The entire City’s IT access was moved to a virtual environment in late April 2015. The upgrade project took place during the transition...

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