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What Does the Procore + Xero Integration Do?

 

Our Procore + Xero Integration ensures that data flows automatically between each system, without the need for manual data. At the foundation, the integration syncs Vendors, Projects, Cost Codes, Commitments, Requisitions, Check Payments, Direct Invoices and Journal Entries. 

 

 

 

With the Procore + Xero Integration you can:

  • Ensure data quality while reducing cost
  • Insulate from Impacts of Application Upgrades
  • Increase Flexibility and Scalability

 

 

You can find more information about this integration on the Procore Marketplace. 

 

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Leak Detector and Water Shut Off Stops With Custom API

 

Sentinel Hydrosolutions had a web application to act as an interface to their leak detection devices. The application was having issues due to the vendor selecting a third party software vendor that facilitated direct communication with the devices taking a different approach. The new approach meant that the system could no longer directly communicate with the IoT devices. There were also some data collection strategies that were not in sync. Sentinel Hydrosolutions desired historical data for the IoT device users but had no means to host the API or Application.

 

See Finding The Leaks- Development for Sentinel Hydrosolutions Case Study

 

To resolve this, Calance built an API and web application. The API serves as the gateway for the IoT devices. The IoT devices communicate with the API at regular intervals uploading data. The web application is a responsive design application that allows the user to complete several operations related to the IoT devices such as:

1. Register device(s) / create an account

2. View current device data for each device registered

3. Receive email or optional SMS messages in the event a leak is reported by a device

4. Send commands to a device

a. Clear Alarm

b. Change certain device parameters

c. Shut water off remotely

 

The API receives over 600K uploads a day, the number is expected to increase as more devices come online. The client was behind schedule in release of the web application due to issues with prior vendors.

To implement this, Calance met with Sentinel Hydrosolutions several times on location to understand their vision for the application. Then, the user interface was prototyped early in the design phase for feedback and to drive the visual design. Sentinel's head of engineering made sure that the design of the API matched the present and planned future functionality. The web application was built using Rapid Application Development (RAD); which allowed Sentinel to test working variations of the application over the course of its development. Using this approach, Sentinel was able to use parts of the application and provide feedback that was quickly incorporated into the ongoing development and minimize the chance of failure due to varying visions between development team and client on implementation of specifications.

The web application was written using MVC.Net, AngularJS and Bootstrap and the API as an MVC.Net API Project. For hosting, Calance assisted the client in setting up AWS EC2 instances while maintaining and monitor the systems.

 

Immediate Results.

Sentinel was able to get the application to release in very short time reducing the further delay. They currently use the system today and expanding upon it.

 

Why Calance?

This is not the first project that we have picked up after another vendor has ‘dropped the ball’. Integral to Calance’s strength is our ability to analyze a client’s needs both immediate and future. This analysis goes beyond acquiring specs from the client, rather engages the client with discussion on the intended use, rebuttal if a particular intention/desire seem unnecessary or detrimental and building upon ideas that are vague. Calance’s provides all clients with the utmost attention despite differences in size or financial capacity. Calance strives to deliver the best product for a client’s need.

 

 

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Procore + Sage Insurance Integration With Dimension by Calance

 

Our Sage insurance integration ensures that policies are in sync between both systems.  The information goes in two directions:

Global Vendor Insurance: This links Vendor-level insurance in Sage with Global Company Insurance in Procore, and it can send information in either direction. If you are new to Procore, we can send all of your insurance information from Sage into Procore. Once those are in sync, you can then choose to send information from Procore back into Sage.

Project Insurance: If you create insurance at the project level in Procore, the integration will find all commitments in Sage to that same Vendor and Project, and update the commitment insurance to match Procore.

The integration can optionally send warnings about insurance that is about to expire or which has already expired.  You can choose how far ahead to warn as well. Perhaps you need to know two weeks ahead of time, or perhaps a month ahead of time. The choice is up to you.

 

With your Procore + Sage Insurance Integration you can:

  • Remove the need to manually enter duplicate insurance information
  • Ensure that you are compliant in Sage
  • Increase flexibility and scalability
  • Set insurance expiration alerts

 

 

Calance began working with Sage in 2003, when Primavera announced that they were discontinuing support for their own Primavera-Timberline integration tool. As Primavera integrators, we took on the mantle of integrating Primavera with Sage for Primavera customers and many others. Since then, we have integrated with the different versions of Sage up to the current one. We tie jobs, vendors, commitments and changes, as well as owner contracts and changes, payment holds, and insurance.

 

More information about this integration can be found on the Procore Marketplace

 

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Procore + PeopleSoft Integration With Dimension by Calance

 

Our PeopleSoft integration ensures that project costs are in sync between the two systems. At the foundational level, we sync Projects and Vendors and have a robust mapping of Chart-fields and Cost Codes. At the project level we tie together all project dollars including budgets, commitments, and actuals to ensure accurate forecasting. We know that when it comes to PeopleSoft, one size does not fit all, and Dimension is easily configured and customized to meet your specific business processes.

 

With your Procore + PeopleSoft Integration you can:

  • Ensure data quality while reducing cost
  • Insulate from Impacts of Application Upgrades
  • Increase Flexibility and Scalability
  • Maintain accurate and secure financial data in Procore

 

 

 

More information about this integration can be found on the Procore Marketplace

 

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Procore + JD Edwards Integration With Dimension by Calance

 

Our JD Edwards integration ensures that jobs and job costs are in sync between the two systems. At its foundational level, this integration syncs Jobs and Projects, Suppliers and Vendors, Accounts and Cost Codes. At the project level we tie together all project dollars for accurate forecasting in Procore. This includes all budgeted, committed, and actual dollars. We know that when it comes to JDE, one size does not fit all. Dimension is easily configured and customized to meet your specific business processes.

The custom integration produced will enable your field teams to access important financial data, eliminate double-entry and give project managers accurate job costing information on the construction site. Leveraging Procore Connect you can have confidence in your financial data to make the best in-the-field decisions while giving accounting peace of mind as they retain full control over data pushed into their ERP system.

 

 

With your Procore + JDE Integration you can:

  • Ensure data quality while reducing cost
  • Insulate from Impacts of Application Upgrades
  • Increase Flexibility and Scalability
 
 
 

Calance has been a leader in JDE integration since 2001, tying JDE data to project control using our Dimension integration platform. We deliver a straightforward yet complete job cost integration between Procore and JDE, ensuring accurate forecasting. Dimension’s scalability and flexibility allow it to handle the largest volumes and even the most complex business processes.

 

More information about this integration can be found on the Procore Marketplace

 

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The House Example- A Simple Explanation of SOCaaS

 

When discussing security risks with clients we tend to use The House Example. Think about your security systems like a house. When you leave your house you might take basic security precautions like locking the doors and closing the windows. Maybe an unseasoned criminal would jiggle a door handle, notice it's locked and leave. A more seasoned criminal, however, may come along jiggle the handle, and then smash in a window. This is precisely why people set up cameras and invest in additional home security.  

Systems security works in the same way. Your house is your systems and your basic securities (your 'locks') are your firewall and antivirus. Most companies stop here. Unlike the house example, cyber criminals are more seasoned and more savvy at slipping in undetected. Once a cyber attack happens, there is likely significant long term damage that could have been avoided. Calance works to detect and respond to these threats around the clock.

 

 

See 'Your Guide to Security as a Service (SOCaaS)'

 

Common Misconceptions

If you've found that your company is at risk, take immediate action before a breach occurs. 

Take a recent case from the news. On March 18, 2017, The North Carolina State Government suffered from two large data breaches. These breaches leaked sensitive information including personal information and the URL of the state's cloud storage provider on the public internet. There was also a ransomware attack that slowed the government to a crawl until they paid a $23,000 ransom to a group of hackers. Instead of giving into demands, the government refused to pay and decided to start from scratch. 

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Why Calance's Service Desk Outperforms Traditional Service Desks

 

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