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Rudolph Libbe Companies Inc. Goes Live With eCMS v.4.0 Construction ERP Solution

Computer Guidance Corporation, the leading developer of construction financial and project management software solutions for architecture, engineering and construction companies, today announced that Rudolph Libbe Companies takes all divisions live on eCMS v.4.0. The large-scale implementation was completed as a result of the collaborative efforts between the two organizations, placing emphasis on business process re-engineering and enterprise-wide change management.

“After reviewing available solutions on the market, Computer Guidance’s advanced Business Intelligence and Analytics solution convinced us that this was the right choice for our company,” stated Brian P. Zientek, CFO, Rudolph Libbe Inc. “The immediate availability of business-critical data through their comprehensive dashboards and drill-down capabilities to specific jobs, cost and resource data will greatly aid the management of our ongoing projects and business operations.”

Rudolph Libbe, providing general contracting and construction management, along with its sister company GEM Inc., a specialty contractor, have been Computer Guidance customers since 1996. With the ERP system upgrade, they will leverage the eCMS core financial management, business intelligence and analytics, equipment accounting and maintenance, human capital management and enterprise content management for their multi-division construction business.

“Working with the implementation team from Computer Guidance Corporation and our internal experts familiar with the IBM platform simplified the implementation and allowed us to migrate from Computer Guidance Corporation’s CMS v.3.4.3 legacy solution to eCMS v.4.0,” commented Martin Lowry, Programming Manager of the CMS and IBM Solutions, Rudolph Libbe Companies. “IBM System i has proven to be a reliable and scalable platform for many different enterprise applications and will support our diverse infrastructure needs for years to come.”

“As we continue to roll out the next generation of our flagship eCMS v.4.0 solution, we are pleased to have Rudolph Libbe Companies leveraging our next-generation, innovative and feature-rich construction ERP,” stated Michael Bihlmeier, President, Computer Guidance Corporation. “The investments made in the release of eCMS v.4.0 are being recognized in the market as more enterprise-class businesses select Computer Guidance’s ERP solution for the management of their daily business operations.”

About Computer Guidance Corporation

Since 1981, Computer Guidance offers the most complete, proven and reliable construction management solution for architecture, engineering and commercial construction companies. Computer Guidance’s eCMS solution provides financial accounting and project management applications supported by advanced business intelligence and innovative productivity tools. eCMS is recognized as the solution of choice for top general and specialty contractors in the CFMA Information Technology Survey, and has been selected by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) as the construction management solution of choice for its members nationwide since 2010. Computer Guidance customers are recognized among the Top 400 Contractors and Top 50 Contractors by Engineering News-Record (ENR). Computer Guidance is a premier business partner of IBM Corporation, providing a solid technology foundation for both its cloud-based, hosted and on-premise, enterprise solutions. For additional information, visit or call 888.361.4551.

eCMS is a registered trademark of Computer Guidance Corporation.

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