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GE Johnson Construction Company Implements Integrated Solution from Computer Guidance Corporation and Textura Corporation

Computer Guidance Corporation, the leading developer of construction financial and project management software solutions for architecture, engineering and construction companies, today announced that GE Johnson Construction Company has successfully implemented the end-to-end integration of Computer Guidance’s eCMS v.4.0 Enterprise Resource Planning and Textura Corporation’s Textura―CPM solutions.

The integrated product of eCMS v.4.0 and Textura―CPM delivers end-to-end, fully automated capabilities to manage construction invoicing, compliance, payment, subcontract and change order processes. A long-standing Computer Guidance customer, GE Johnson Construction Company will benefit from the integrated solution by reducing double entries into two standalone systems and eliminating errors and lost time associated with manual data entry. In addition, they will improve financial controls through better visibility of project billing and payment processes.

“The tightly integrated construction payment management solution that Textura brings to the eCMS ERP extends the value of our technology investments,” stated Tony Craig, Controller, GE Johnson Construction Company. “The integration has improved our workflows, including our ACH payment processing. Our accounting staff has also seen significant productivity gains and improved efficiencies as a result of the seamless integration.”

“The integration of Textura―CPM with eCMS v.4.0 has been a true collaborative effort between the two companies. Computer Guidance delivering an API for eCMS to allow our Textura―CPM product to effectively transport payment files has brought additional value to the integration effort,” stated Bill Eichhorn, EVP of Marketing, Textura Corporation. “We look forward to our continued collaboration with the Computer Guidance team as we introduce the next phase of our integration effort that will leverage Web Services and SOA technologies.”

“Computer Guidance and Textura Corporation have engaged in a strategic partnership in early 2012 and we are pleased with the speed at which we are introducing these integrated solutions,” stated Roger D. Kirk, Chief Executive Officer, Computer Guidance Corporation. “Our collaborative efforts will continue to deliver end-to-end construction accounting and payment management solutions to our valued customers, bringing them additional value for their investment in our technologies.”

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, an IBM Premier Business Partner, provides eCMS both as an on-premise and hosted solution.

For additional information, visit www.computerguidance.com or call 888.361.4551.

About GE Johnson

GE Johnson was founded in 1967 with a vision of building client relationships through innovative project services and by delivering on our commitments. Today, GE Johnson is an employee-owned corporation with a resume of $6 billion in completed projects ranging from $10,000 to over $240 million, over 90% of which comes from repeat clients. The company is headquartered in Colorado Springs, and maintains fully staffed offices in Denver and in Jackson, Wyoming. www.gejohnson.com

About Textura Corporation

Textura is the leading provider of collaboration and productivity tools for the construction industry. Our solutions serve all construction industry professionals across the project lifecycle – from design, pre-qualification and bid management to submittals, invoicing and LEED® management – on a single, integrated platform.

Textura’s collaboration platform and online product suite represent the first time the industry has all the tools needed to manage their business in an integrated fashion to save time and money and reduce exposure to risks. With award-winning technology, world-class customer support and consistent growth, Textura is leading the construction industry’s technology transformation. www.texturacorp.com

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