Sage Software - Sage Timberline Office

Article originally appeared in the July 2011 edition of CPA Practice Advisor

Sage Software - Sage Timberline Office
800-628-6583
www.sagecre.com

2011 Overall Rating 5

Best Fit

Sage Timberline Office is designed to meet the needs of mid-sized to large contractors and construction-related businesses.

Strengths

  • Extensive list of add-on modules
  • Integrates with the Sage CRM product
  • Provides 250 user-defined data fields for more comprehensive data tracking
  • Comprehensive selection of estimating modules
  • Strong industry-specific functionality fits a variety of construction-related niches
  • Solid reporting
  • Document Management module aids in records retention and workflow
  • Remote Time Entry for field personnel

Potential Limitations

  • No SaaS offering
  • Product installation is complex
  • Cost could be prohibitive to smaller operations

Executive Summary & Pricing

 Sage Timberline Office starts at around $10,000. Although the price tag is on the high end, the investment is worth it for larger construction/contractor offices that process a large number of estimates and needs solid equipment management capability.

Product Delivery Methods

_x_ On-Premises

___ SaaS

___ Hosted by Vendor

 

BASIC SYSTEM FUNCTIONS - 4.25

CORE ACCOUNTING CAPABILITIES - 5

CONSTRUCTION/CONTRACTOR-SPECIFIC FEATURES - 5

REPORTING & MANAGEMENT TOOLS - 5

INTEGRATION/IMPORT/EXPORT - 5

HELP/SUPPORT - 5

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