Engineering Consultants, we’re coming to meet you!

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describe the imageAbak is happy to announce its participation in ACEC’s 2011 Fall Conference, October 19-22, 2011, in Las Vegas.

Abak will be exhibiting at booth 209. We’ll be showing our new version of Abak Time and Billing software, including the Abak Web module and Outlook integration.

If you’re looking for a project management and invoicing system, stop by our booth and we’ll be happy to show you how Abak can help engineering companies gain control over their projects.

Back by popular demand: New features in Abak 7.3

We are very proud to showcase our newest release, Abak 7.3 and the new Abak Web!

  • Outlook synchronization of project assignments and datebook entries
  • Highlighting projects that are over due or over budget
  • Copying invoice texts from an old invoice to a new one
  • …and much more!

October 3rd, 2pm, Eastern Time
Register here, it’s free!

Back to school with efficient Abak!

AbaKast training sessionsDo you feel lost in Abak? Do you feel like things should be simpler and easier? They are! You just need to learn the tricks!

AbaKast 101:Understanding how to use Abak efficiently

September 29th, 2011
1h30 – 3h30pm, Eastern Time

Learn all the time-saving tips and tricks in Abak:

  • Configuring Abak and understanding how all modules work together
  • Ergonomics: using the interface, column properties, filters, server requests, active windows,  etc.
  • Time sheet tips and tricks

Only 69$

Register now!

* We recommend being up-to-date with Abak 7.2 to get the maximum out of this AbaKast.

Also, check out the full training schedule here

Abak Web and Abak Classic, let’s clear things up

With the recent Abak Web launch, we received questions about the differences and similarities between Abak Web and Abak Classic, the software our clients use every day.

Here is a comparison that should clear things up!

 

Abak Web

Abak Classic

Screen  Accès Abak Web Accès Abak Classique
Differences
    • No installation required on user’s workstations.
    • Accessed via the Web browser (Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera).
    • No update required for end users when the server is updated.
    • Works on Mac and Windows.
    • All new features to be released on Abak Web starting in 2012.
    • Abak will be 100% Web in 2014.
    • The application is installed on the user’s workstation.
    • Abak is accessed via the application on the workstation (a shortcut on the desktop, for example).
    • Software updates are required for end users whenever the server is updated.
    • Works on Windows only.
    • Only bug-fix releases from 2012 – no new features.
Similarities
    • Abak Web and Abak Classic use the same database.
    • Abak Web and Abak Classic can be hosted either on our servers or installed on yours.
    • Abak Web and Abak Classic can be used at the same time, on the same Abak server.
    • A user can work on Abak Web and Abak Classic at the same time.

Abak Web is the future of our software. By 2014, Abak will be a 100% web-based system. We’re currently porting Abak’s features to the web, which means that we Abak Classic will eventually become obsolete, once all features have been ported to the web.

It’s time to get the 7.3 upgrade!

Abak 7.3 is now available for download from our Extranet.Abak Logo

New features include:

  • Outlook integration of datebook entries and project assignments
  • Project Manager timesheet approvals
  • Highlights for late projects
  • Project invoices accessible from the project window
  • Copy invoice text
  • The new Abak Web module!

Download the release notes here.