Implementing a new software system should never be taken lightly. Experience and knowledge are all-important ingredients that will help to ensure the success of the deployment. Maintenance Connection Canada’s software including the Maintenance Connection Everywhere family of products and skilled personnel possess those traits.
Maintenance Connection Canada heritage stretches back to the beginning of the PC revolution. In In 1982, the principals founded to developed enterprise class accounting and billing PC software for use in small and medium sized municipalities. As the company grew, they expanded the offerings to include payroll, maintenance, utility billing and GIS, while developing a large number of international technical and business contacts. In 1996, this company was sold to focus on developing commercial programming tools, advanced transactional Internet projects, as well as providing general development consulting in Canada, Switzerland, Germany and the USA.
In 2003 the business changed focus with the securing of the Canadian rights to Maintenance Connection© asset/work management software. Soon after the Canadian rights were acquired, Maintenance Connection Canada expanded the capabilities of the Maintenance Connection© system through the development of mobile workforce software for Maintenance Connection software.
Along with the marketing, sales and support, Maintenance Connection Canada is a key development partner for Maintenance Connection with an expanded range of add-ons that are deployed by customers world wide.
Our roots are and remain in Canada, but we have long term full time development, marketing and support people, offices and connections on our team in the USA, Canada, India, Philippines, Costa Rica and Madagascar.
Peter Horwood and Ray Schoepfer have vast experience in the software development industry and have the necessary credentials to successfully manage the sales, marketing, product development and support for Maintenance Connection Canada Inc. Individually, they have over 30 years experience, each, in marketing, product development and general management in small businesses in Western Canada, primarily with Maintenance Connection Canada, Auto-administrator Int’l. and aRenDeeco Inc. Under their leadership Auto-administrator qualified as a Branham Group 100 Top IT companies in Canada for 1995, while growing to become the most widely used municipal accounting and management system in Canada. When Peter was 28 years old he won the Canadian Federal Business Development Bank ‘young entrepreneur’ award for the year, and when 29 was told he would have won again accept that, because of him, they added a new rule that only allowed a given person to win once. Peter is also the author and ghost writer of several business and computer books, two of which were used as University textbooks in the USA, as well as the author of over 500 articles published in paper magazines (and of course he has also authored 1000’s of pages of online material through the years.
Maintenance Connection Canada Inc. currently has three offices in Canada. The Calgary head office offers all general management, marketing and software development as well as sales, installation and support for the Prairie region. All custom programming, data migration and integration is also offered out of the Calgary office. The Vancouver office offers sales, installation and support for the Pacific North West region. The Ontario office offers sales, installation and support for Ontario and east region. Maintenance Connection Canada realizes the importance of proper installation and training on a new system, and therefore ensures that the support personnel are experienced and properly trained to effectively offer our clients a valuable resource. Not only are our support people properly versed in computer technology, they also have experience in professional training and industry related functions which allows them to truly understand the needs and challenges faced by our clients.Many situations require the ability to migrate existing electronic records or the facility to provide interoperability of Maintenance Connection© with existing systems. These services are provided directly by Maintenance Connection Canada staff or by competent outside contractors. As well, Maintenance Connection Canada can also offer customization and full development services to their clients where required.