“I think our new module turned out fantastic! It’s incredibly user-friendly, easy for people to pick up, and does exactly what you want it to do,” said Chris Wendt, Syscon Programming and Design Director.
The F.I.T. System enables field personnel to use their smartphones (or tablets) to enter their time by job and send directly to the payroll and project management tool, Sage 100 Contractor, with the click of a button.
The F.I.T. System’s new Work Photos Module lets field staff take pictures from the field and send them directly to the back office.
Syscon’s Work Photos Module streamlines the entire process—photos are taken through the F.I.T. app and sent to the back office, where they integrate with Sage 100 Contractor. Photos attach directly to the job or work order rather than being stored on personal devices.
Syscon surveyed its existing F.I.T. customers to determine what new features they wanted. The Work Photos Module was developed because it was the No. 1 request from survey respondents. The new module includes the option to upload descriptions of the photo (or photos) being submitted. It was designed to be smartphone-friendly since most F.I.T. clients prefer a smartphone over a tablet.
“We’re constantly improving F.I.T.,” Wendt said. “We are always looking for ways to make improvements that make things even faster and more reliable than they already are. Sometimes that means we add small, new features like being able to resize column widths or sometimes we add bigger features like the Work Photos Module.”
Syscon’s F.I.T. System has collected over 7 million field hours since it launched the SQL version in 2017. Field staff in all 50 states use Syscon’s mobile field time app. Syscon developed it in response to client requests for a replacement to collecting time on paper timesheets—they were tired of transcribing illegible handwriting to process payroll. There had to be a better way, so Syscon wrote one. The F.I.T. System is available in the App Store and Google Play.
With over 35 years of industry experience under their belts, Syscon has learned a few things about what construction companies need and want when it comes to technology.
Syscon is also the maker of the popular Field Integrated Integrated Time system (F.I.T.) that leverages the cloud and mobile devices to save your company time and money, while reducing the challenge and frustration of collecting time from the field.