Many customers ask us how IVO Systems is hosted and what our backup procedures are. We host IVO Systems on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud, and our backups run automatically all the time. AWS is a subsidiary of Amazon that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to companies such as ours.
We know how important availability of our app is and we also know how important your data is. We’re always working to make sure our app is available when you need it, and to ensure the security and availability of your data.
What experiences have customers had after implementation?
[00:00:02] Hi, Eric Christensen here with IVO Systems, and today we’d just like to talk to you about what have our customers experienced after implementing IVO Systems and really as a new company, that is our main focus. And what we care about most is our current customers and are they getting value out of our software, and we’ve been very pleasantly surprised that they’re actively using it every day, even on the weekends. They’re using it how we hoped. And that’s what makes us most excited about our future here at IVO Systems and hoping we can help more customers help improve their operations. Please reach out, give us a call or fill out a form. And we’d love to chat about our software options and others that are out there and see if we can help you and you can help us. [00:00:02][0.0]
Sometimes, the toughest part of using telematics is getting value out of the tools and software that you may already have. Typically with our customers, they often have a lot of equipment that already has telematics on it- whether it’s from Caterpillar, Deere, or a third-party telematics system.
IVO Systems does not provide GPS trackers, instead you can bring all of that different equipment telematics data into one easy-to-use place, so that you can use it to help automate your maintenance processes. You can bring in your hour meters and update your equipment locations on our magnet board without having to sign into each manufacturer’s portal and input each individual hour meter or location. In addition, we help you get value from your idle time data so we can create reports from this information that you can actually use.
We know the importance of having a simple and easy system that works for you and your company, and that’s what we’ve accomplished with IVO Systems.
Hi, Eric Christensen here with IVO Systems, enjoying the unseasonably warm weather in Wisconsin, so when it’s nice, you go outside, which leads us into IVO Systems pricing. We offer a full suite of products that will serve all of your operational needs. But we are a new company and we understand as a new company the value of getting good customers and really partners moving forward. So we are able to offer and lock in some favorable long term pricing right now. So please see the link below to fill out a form to learn more and schedule a demo or consultation, if you’d like to call it, with Bob, myself and/or Jacob here at IVO Systems. Thanks and have a great day.
Watch below to hear from co-founder Eric Christensen to learn more about demos.
Hey, Eric Christensen here with IVO Systems, enjoying the beautiful April weather, unseasonably warm here in Wisconsin, the state capital, and wanted to touch base with you about what can you expect with setting up a demo with IVO Systems. We really, to start off, understand the construction industry and want to help move the construction industry forward. We know what accounting software is out there. We know what building software is out there. And frankly, we created an operations software for your day to day that we think you need. But when we say schedule a software demo with IVO Systems myself, or Bob Lien, one of the co-founders, usually tries to be on a call because we really are going to have a consultation about what your real software needs are now and in the future. And we’d love that opportunity. And please see the link below to fill out a form to learn more and set something up. Thanks and have a great day and season.
At IVO Systems, we are trying to move the heavy civil construction industry forward with our software, and we understand that there’s many companies who don’t have any software because they aren’t sure if it will meet their specific needs.
Even if your company has no experience, using IVO Systems is easy to understand and implement, and we are here to help every step of the way. With our combined heavy civil industry experience, we’ve created IVO Systems to translate what your needs are into a single source of truth, and not having experience with software is not an issue for any users.
At IVO Systems, we like to think of Gall’s Law when we describe what our core values are for our software. Gall’s Law states that “all complex systems that work evolved from simpler systems that worked. If you want to build a complex system that works, build a simpler system first, and then improve it over time.” We created our software to be as simple and as user friendly as possible, and that is what makes our software special.
Eric and Bob’s experience in the heavy civil construction industry- running operations and managing equipment- has given us the knowledge to know what is necessary for our software, and has allowed us to keep it simple.
We provide a single source of truth that aggregates all your information and keeps it up to date, allowing for easy and informed decision making.
If your company is too small- with only five pieces of equipment and under 10 employees, you don’t need software to help track and manage your company. You can use software such as Excel or even a legal pad with smaller numbers, but once you get to a certain level and add bigger branches or divisions with more employees and equipment, you are going to need a platform like IVO Systems to help you keep track.
On the contrary, companies that are too large, with international branches and tons of employees, are most likely going to be too big for our software. We may be able to service certain branches or pieces of equipment, but a bigger company is probably going to need a more enterprise based software that offers more features.
We are always open to meet with your company and schedule a demo to have a better understanding of your company and your needs to see if your company is a good fit for IVO Systems. You may find that with your specific needs, our modules may be what you need to manage your operations.
Please visit our website and reach out to learn more about our platform.
C.W. Kick is the equipment manager at Midwest Mole, a boring tunneling, directional drilling and railroad services construction company. Midwest Mole completes heavy civil construction projects across the country and C.W. takes care of buying, selling, fixing, storing and transporting their heavy equipment and is in charge of their shop trucking operations and yard. C.W. has over 20 years of experience in the heavy civil construction industry and the heavy equipment market.
Why did you choose IVO Systems’ platform over other software options?
I think the biggest reason is just the simplicity, kinda always have a joke when it comes to some of this technology and stuff. And I like to keep things sometimes caveman simple. And I think that’s the biggest key, this is it’s intuitive and a lot of things are real simple to navigate through, which the easier the process is, the better the results.
What do you like best about the TrackVO and DispatchVO modules?
I like the fact that it’s it’s easy to navigate, it’s easy to get through. Along those same lines, I like the fact that the equipment you can see it all on one page and very quickly, you can schedule [equipment] moves, and it’s very easy to train people how to use and it kind of just falls back to that original original thing that the easier it is to use, the better its gonna work.
What do you like best about the MaintainVO module for equipment maintenance?
Same thing. You know, it’s right there at your fingertips. Guys can access information. We had a long history of Midwest Moles stashing, stashing all sorts of notes on equipment, different places. And we have a bit of a running joke around here that it’s in the P Drive, which is the mythical place where everything goes to be stored. But in seriousness, it’s it’s very nice to be able to pull up a piece of equipment, you know someone in the field, superintendent, anybody in the office, eliminates a lot of questions and phone calls. What is this thing, whats it weigh? Where’s it at? What’s wrong with it? All of these things become a little easier to deal with.
How has the implementation process been?
Super simple. You know, I’ve had the benefit of kind of pregaming, some of it with with Bob and a little bit before we got to it. But it’s really easy. IVOs been really great to work with and made it pretty easy to import equipment. And then then been there to answer questions on the way.
For a company of the right size, IVO Systems is an improvement over Excel or Google Spreadsheets. These tools are often used to manage equipment, preventative maintenance schedules and employee information and they are helpful for keeping track of data. But with these tools, you’re bound to have errors, and tracking history when issues arise can be challenging.
By using IVO Systems and aggregating all of this information- your equipment, your preventative maintenance, employee schedules- it is much easier to figure out where things are and what needs to be done.
IVO Systems allows you to have a historical record that you can go back to and review any actions taken in the past- something that can be a problem trying to figure out on Excel or Google spreadsheets. With IVO, your aggregated information is all in one single platform that is always there for you to review.
If you’d like to learn more about what IVO Systems can do for you, visit our website and schedule a demo with us.