Agile Frameworks, LLC Signs Olsson Associates for MetaField® Field Information Management System
Quality Control and Report Delivery
MINNEAPOLIS, MN April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/–Agile Frameworks, LLC, an independent software vendor (ISV) in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) vertical market, has signed a new client for its MetaField®, AgilePort® and AgileStamp® cloud-based solutions.
Olsson Associates, whose headquarters are in Lincoln, Nebraska, is a multidisciplinary engineering firm with more than twenty offices. Olsson employs more than 600 staff members who provide civil, surveying, structural, water/wastewater, power electrical, automation and technology, land development, landscape architecture, urban design and environmental services. Further, Olsson is experienced in water resources, geotechnical, construction observation, GIS, mapping, traffic, transportation, ITS, airport consulting, specialty lighting, mechanical/electrical and public involvement services.
Rick Hanny, vice president, stated “We have been working with the people at Agile Frameworks for a couple of years, and, during that time, we grew very comfortable with their team and their products. We are excited to move forward with them and we look forward to realizing many benefits that include fast turnaround for all of the data that we are collecting on behalf of our clients.”
MetaField, a mobile enterprise application platform (MEAP) is designed for engineering firms specializing in geotechnical, environmental, non-destructive engineering/testing and construction materials testing to perform onsite data collection. MetaField’s emphasis on mobility optimization reflects the remote nature of the business, and accelerates the entire field data collection and report generation process in a more accurate way via smart phones or other mobile devices. A return on investment (ROI) of two to five months is typical, dependent upon the size of the firm and the number of field personnel and project management staff.
“We are excited to partner with the team at Olsson Associates. They are a large, regional firm with a great name and they have some very innovative ideas” stated Doug Bonestroo, vice president of business development for Agile Frameworks. Brian Hase, CTO of Agile Frameworks, added, “The team at Olsson Associates is committed to delivering leading edge services to their clients and we look forward to working with them.”