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The 43 Metrics You Need to Track to Measure Success in the A/V Industry

Use these 43 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) – from labor profit to project backlog – to check if your custom installation business is on track… or off-track.

Jason Knott · May 04, 2018

ConnectWise and D-Tools Launch Combined Workflow Optimization Platform

The newly launched partnership between ConnectWise and D-Tools allows integrators to seamlessly tie together project proposals and design documents.

CE Pro Editors · May 03, 2018

Azione Focuses on Lighting, RMR, Upselling, Marketing

Azione Unlimited buying group targets lighting fixtures, recurring monthly revenue and voice control as key initiatives for 2018 and beyond.

Jason Knott · April 26, 2018

CE Pro Presents 2018 Quest for Quality Awards: Suppliers Earn 5-Star Reviews

Exactly 7,500 votes from integrators identify the 2018 CE Pro Quest for Quality Award winners for outstanding customer service, tech support, deal programs and much more.

CE Pro Editors · March 30, 2018

Move over 4K, ProSource is All About RMR and Dealer Productivity in 2018

ProSource added 13 new vendors in 2017, of which eight specialize in managed services and business productivity — a huge focus for the home-technology buying group in 2018. Here’s the latest in techs-for-hire, social-media management and productivity software from Summit 2018.

Julie Jacobson · March 08, 2018

The Cinema Designer and D-Tools Partner to Create Streamlined Cinema Design Solution

The two companies combine the System Integrator platform and home cinema design tool to create a new design process.

Jordan O'Brien · March 05, 2018

New ‘Portal Select’ is Like Amazon Prime B2B for Smart-Home Pros

Portal.io already lets smart-home technologists search for specialty products, build proposals and purchase gear wholesale from a single site. New ‘Select’ service, to be demonstrated at CEDIA 2017, elevates service to Amazonian levels.

Julie Jacobson · July 24, 2017

D-Tools SI 2017 Now Includes Customer Portal Where Clients Can Review, Approve Items

D-Tools updates System Integrator 2017 (SI 2017) software to include a Customer Portal where integrators can share client-facing project documents for review, approval and signature online.

Chelsea Cafiero · July 13, 2017

CE Pro 100 Names Top Business Management Software

Business Management Software is a new category for 2017, with Intuit driven by its ubiquitous QuickBooks leading the way. The only custom industry market-specific solution among the top five is D-Tools.

Robert Archer · June 19, 2017

CE Pro 100 Names Top Design Proposal Software Brands

D-Tools maintains its hefty CE Pro 100 dealer support. Mainstream solutions like Microsoft’s Visio, Autodesk’s AutoCAD and Intuit’s QuickBooks were also popular choices.

Robert Archer · June 19, 2017