In my previous posts, I have tried to unpack a bit of our ‘untold story’ related to how powerful the Clearview engine is. Now let’s shift a bit to the end-user experience. We have learned so much from the many transitions we have done for clients moving from Deltek and BST. With this knowledge, we have created some amazing tools to speed up the migration and adoption process.

 


 

In my previous post I reflected a bit on how Clearview has really built our engine correctly from the ground up in an elegant fashion that allows us to run fast and play well in a modern world. What does that mean? Let me give you a few examples that may bring that point home:

 

 


 

In my last post I reflected a bit on my first year and how thrilled I am to be here. I unpacked a bit around how well customers are supported and how fair our pricing and policies are as compared to other products in our space. I also hinted at how exciting it was to find a ‘Super Car’ engine under the hood when I got here.

 


 

I joined Clearview Software just over a year ago and have received an increasingly large number of requests asking me to explain what I found after joining. “So, how does Clearview compare to Deltek” is a weekly – if not daily - question.

 

First off, you need to know that prior to joining Clearview I had an inkling that the ‘engine under the hood’ would be impressive. This was due to the fact that I had previously worked with one of the co-founders and developers. He had developed a real-time accounting/project management system decades ago that was ahead of its’ time. Therefore, I had a pretty good idea that it would be impressive. To be frank, I found it to be way beyond what I imagined it would be and indeed, has functionality surpassing not just ERP software in the Architectural/Engineering/Professional Services vertical markets, but in any market.

 

Sounds bold and self serving, I know. However, after 25 years of working in the A/E ERP space I do not say that lightly. It is an untold story that I will begin to unpack over the coming weeks and months here – and one that I enjoy showing off. Why untold? Well, let me just say that when a company is run by a team of software developers ‘marketing’ is not high on the list of preferred/enjoyable tasks. I think they rate it right up there with raking leaves or putting on suits to attend a large social gathering (sorry guys, had to say it).