MINNEAPOLIS, MN March 26, 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.
S&ME, Inc. of Raleigh, NC, is an award winning engineering and environmental services firm employing
1,000 professional and support staff working from 25 offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The firm is annually ranked in Engineering News- Record (ENR) magazine’s Top 500 Design Firms and Top 200 Environmental Firms.
Wes Lowder, vice president at S&ME, Inc., stated “We are replacing systems we developed in-house and we are really looking forward to getting started with the team at Agile Frameworks. They have a great reputation in the industry and within the ASFE in particular. With our relatively large number of field technicians and inspectors we should realize some tremendous efficiencies via the automation of our field data collection, quality control and report delivery processes. ”
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 look forward to partnering with everyone at S&ME, Inc. They have a great team of passionate people that are excited about our current applications and they will be assisting us with ideas for future enhancements that can benefit them and the AEC industry in general” stated Mike Anders, president at Agile Frameworks.