Executive View Through a partnership with business analysis software company QlikTech, Mark Systems is now offering its users an Executive Dashboard—a system that gives builder owners a fast snapshot of their business. Mark offers the new service by integrating QlikTech's QlikView software into its Integrated Homebuilder Management System. Builders can customize the system to view their cash position, accounts payables and receivables, and purchase orders. The software costs $2,000 per user. Visit www.marksystemsUSA.com.
Profitable Portal BuilderMT has spent a good part of this year rolling out its Trade Portal to home builders. The software vendor has more than 25 builders up and running on the system, which offers builders and trade partners a Web-based view of schedules, purchase orders, and payments, freeing builders from the need to e-mail or call when schedule changes are made. Later this year, the system will also have the ability to let trade partners update pricing online. Trade Portal costs $1 a month per trade. Visit www.buildermt.com for more information.