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29-Jun-2017
QESTField Scheduler Functionality Announced with the Release of QESTField and QESTLab Version 4.4

Spectra QEST is proud to announce the release of the beta release of QESTLab and QESTField version 4.4 which includes the new QESTField Scheduler functionality. A new feature of the award winning QEST Platform, the QESTField Scheduler helps busy field testing offices streamline their scheduling and dispatch operations.

Used in combination with QESTField, the Scheduler replaces traditional methods of organising a daily field work schedule such as paper, whiteboards and overloaded electronic calendars. Designed and built from the ground up to support the workflow of the busy dispatchers of engineering and testing firms, the QESTField Scheduler increases the efficiency of creating a schedule and provides an eagle’s eye view of the day’s activities and their status.

The QESTField Scheduler reduces the effort required for this activity by overcoming the limitations of performing the task on physical media, providing guidance on competencies and availability as well as streamlining communication of scheduled work to field personnel.

The calendar-like work canvas of the new QESTField Scheduler.

Other new functionality in version 4.4 includes an updated and streamlined QESTField user interface as well as the introduction of metric versions of high-volume ASTM tests. The new metric ASTM tests include a full suite of concrete and field density testing, thus better serving markets using these standards with metric units such as Canada and the Middle East.

More information on the other features included with version 4.4 of QESTLab and QESTField is available in the product release notes. Spectra QEST will be working with select beta customers in rolling out the scheduling functionality over the coming months.

About Spectra QEST
Spectra QEST is a software development and services company specializing in solutions for the construction materials engineering, testing, inspection and production industries. Founded in January 1984, Spectra QEST offers the most comprehensive construction materials quality platform on the market today. With offices located in Adelaide, South Australia, and Sacramento, California, it services customers in North America, Europe, Australasia and the Middle East. These customers include leading international construction companies, construction materials and geotechnical engineering companies, construction materials manufacturers, and government bodies.

Spectra QEST’s technology has been honored with an American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Gold Medal for Engineering Excellence (Texas) and an ACEC National Recognition Award for the QESTField product. Also, Spectra QEST was successful in winning Australia’s premier IT industry award, the 2013 iAwards, both at State and National levels, the Business SA 2013 Export Awards, and most recently, the 2015 Impact Awards.

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Stephan Mavrakis, Head of Global Sales, Spectra QEST
P: +61 8 8360 8900 (Intl), +1 888 360 8901 (USA), E: media@spectraqest.com 

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