Infor Construction

Infor Construction

Management and Accounting Solution

Customized for construction

Infor Construction offers rich functionality tailored to meet the unique demands of your industry. An integrated construction management and accounting solution, Infor Construction provides the accurate information you need to manage your business more efficiently and profitably.

Thousands of contractors and builders of all sizes and in all industry segments rely on Infor Construction to reduce costs, streamline business operations, and increase revenue.

Infor Construction at a glance

  • Targeted for small to mid-sized construction companies
  • Job cost accounting
  • Project management
  • Payroll
  • Service management
  • Document management
  • Remote management
  • Financial reporting

Unique capabilities

Infor Construction provides comprehensive, time-tested, and proven solutions that encompass all the key areas of job cost and financial control for managing construction jobs more effectively and efficiently.

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Integrated project management

Infor Construction empowers project managers to have better control of their jobs by enabling access to financial transactions, commitments, and up-to-date job costs versus estimates.

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Standard & ad hoc reporting

Allows you to tailor reports to your own specifications. Infor Construction gives you the ability to create custom worksheets, dashboards, drill downs, and schedule report delivery to end users.

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Tracking commitments

Make cost comparisons from what was estimated versus what has been committed to show true job costs to-date as well as remaining variance based on job phase cost code and cost type.

Infor Construction modules

Construction accounting

Built specifically for the construction industry, our complete job cost and financial control system provides the detailed information you need about each job’s contracts, labor and material costs, subcontractors’ performance, and cash position. Gain the real-time financial control you need to manage collections, vendor payments, and payroll more efficiently and profitably.

Project management

Providing up-to-the-minute, critical job cost data, our software helps project managers analyze and update job information and link that information from the field to the office. Tools for tracking job performance, making comparative analysis, creating documentation, and performing drilldowns help streamline jobs and keep costs down.

Construction service management

Bridge the gap between the office and the field by establishing two-way communications with your field technicians via their mobile devices. By gaining control over the information flow between the field, the service department, and accounting you can increase profitability with service and maintenance offerings and decrease the time it takes to get the job done.

Remote labor and equipment collection

Collect field information and feed it directly into back-office systems with our remote labor and equipment costing tool. Gain a real-time view of employees on the job or equipment in use from site to site. Managers and foremen can use a PC, laptop, or mobile device to track information about time, units, or amount spent for employees, equipment, and materials.

Document imaging and management

Build an electronic library of your documents for convenient accessibility. Our document imaging and management solution lets you electronically capture and store documents as images with built-in work flow for electronic AP invoice approvals. It manages invoice approval electronically as well. By removing paper, you can prevent lost records, save storage space, and improve business efficiencies.

Executive analysis

Gain immediate access to critical accounting information in an easy drill-down format with our executive analysis solution. Executives can obtain up-to-the-minute status reports of every project and conduct virtually unlimited, detailed searches while maintaining data security.

Excel-based financial reporting

Create customized financial reports quickly with our easy-to-use financial reporting tool that dynamically links general ledger data to Microsoft Excel with no exports or re-keying of data. Data analysis and visualization tools help you analyze information, spot trends, and access business information quickly and easily.

Ad hoc reporting

Explore and analyze all your job cost and accounting data in real-time with our ad hoc reporting and analytics application. Leveraging the familiarity of Microsoft Office, powerful reporting tools get the right information to the right people at the right time.

On-Demand Webinars

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Mobile Resource Management for Infor Construction StarBuilder

Our webinar on About Time and its FormsXpress feature will demonstrate how to design custom forms to capture, track and report resource management data in the field using mobile devices and tablets for uploading to Infor Construction StarBuilder for processing.

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Infor F9 Financial Reporting for Infor Construction StarBuilder

View our one-hour on-demand webinar specifically for the construction industry and Infor Construction StarBuilder customers to learn how Infor F9 dynamically links your GL data to Microsoft Excel and is available for 150+ accounting and ERP systems to simplify financial reporting.

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Chameleon – Next Level Document Management for Infor Construction StarBuilder

Imagine capturing and storing all your critical documents electronically and securely with a central repository. As a user of Infor Construction StarBuilder, your company can achieve the next level in document management with an affordable integrated solution called Chameleon.

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TCM Document Manager: Boost productivity with better document management

Discover how TCM Document Manager helps improve AP workflow and expedite invoice processing by coding invoices to the proper job and cost breakdowns, while automatically entering them into Infor Construction in this recorded one-hour webinar.

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Cost-Effective Human Resource Management: Live TotalHR for StarBuilder Webinar

Infor Construction StarBuilder customers should view the on-demand webinar on TotalHR for sophisticated, cost-effective HR management. Integrated with StarBuilder, TotalHR provides applicant and employee information and consolidated reports for benefits, beneficiaries, skills, certifications, employee history, staffing requirements and more.

Easy and familiar

Infor Construction's intuitive interface offers users a familiar software experience designed to increase their productivity and help them make smarter decisions faster.

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Infor Construction: Designed for your industry

Whether you specialize in roofing or general contracting, you can rely on our flexible solution to provide the tools you need to streamline efficiency, reduce costs, and manage your operations more effectively.

General contracting

StarBuilder is an integrated and intuitive project management solution designed for the general contractor and the construction industry. This complete job cost and financial control system records, stores, organizes, and reports on virtually everything that takes place within the project. It easily provides tracking of subcontracts, RFIs, and change orders.

Highlights

  • Integrates job costing with accounting
  • Provides comprehensive job reporting
  • Handles construction payroll
  • Manages collection/vendor payments
  • Enables custom financial statements
  • Tracks productivity
  • Manages subcontract relationships

Industrial contracting

In addition to the core StarBuilder functionality, industrial contractors can integrate a mobile time capability that allows employee and equipment information to be entered, costed, and approved directly from any device. Information is validated during entry and can include time spent, units of production, job details, cost code, and any applicable notes.

Highlights

  • Provides online access to work orders, invoices, and service item history
  • Equips technicians with real-time work order information, equipment, and customer history
  • Enables customizable forms
  • Accurately manages inventory, orders, and materials

Specialty contracting

StarBuilder with inventory management and purchasing is an ideal solution for electrical, HVAC/mechanical, plumbing, roofing, and other specialty contractors. With integrated accounting, dispatching, mobile work orders, billing, and reporting, it gives you complete control over the flow of information between field, service department, and accounting.

Highlights

  • Promotes efficient scheduling of resources
  • Establishes communication and better work flow
  • Integrates budget estimating
  • Enhances project management
  • Automates job reporting
  • Streamlines financial reporting

I have been working with the same people at Infor all these years and have developed strong working relationships as well as friendships. Their employees stand behind their products and that is priceless.

Dena Rowland Controller
Steele & Freeman, Inc

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Integrations

Infor Construction integrates with select partners and our own standalone products to provide you with a variety of options that can be tailored to your needs including:

Mobile field management

  • Viewpoint partnership
  • Instant visibility into tasks, time spent, or amounts used
  • Integrated time clocks
  • Managed equipment entry
  • Field unit reporting
  • Expense reporting

Human resources

  • Enhanced security
  • Detailed audit trail
  • Restricted access
  • Customizable screens
  • Standard reporting (including government required reports)
  • Ad hoc reporting capability

Document management

  • Viewpoint partnership
  • Batch scanning of documents
  • Indexing of scanned documents
  • Document routing and storage

Service management

  • Acowin partnership
  • Advanced dispatching and scheduling tools
  • Customer/site file
  • Equipment tracking
  • Multi-warehouse inventory
  • Truck inventory
  • Invoicing and management reports