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D-Tools i3 Partner News for January 2020

D-Tools i3 Partners realize the importance of bringing you their product information and have chosen to support the D-Tools user community by joining the program and making their product data directly available through D-Tools software. Read on for the latest supplier...

Syncing to and from QuickBooks

The integration between System Integrator and QuickBooks is the most popular and intuitive integration D-Tools offers. As more customers make the switch to QuickBooks for accounting, the questions we get the most are how does this integration work, and what...

Tech Terminal: Use of Packages in System Integrator

With the release of SI v13, there are now multiple types of packages in SI that you can use; all with their own special functions. In this article, we will go over the differences between each package. A package is a collection of products that are stored in a group...

New and Returning i3 Partners in December 2019

The D-Tools i3 Program provides comprehensive data from leading manufacturers to D-Tools software users at no charge to the user. D-Tools i3 Partners understand the importance of providing current, quality product specifications in order to better support their...

Tech Terminal: Changing Shapes in Visio Using the Shape Data Window

In this blog, you will learn how to update shapes in Visio utilizing the Visio Shape Data Window. This will allow you to customize your shape, color, etc., and maintain these settings for future use. First, drag over your item to the drawing page. Now right click on...

Understanding what architects need from tech integration firms

A primer for residential systems integrators  A Residential Systems article by Randy Stearns, CEO, D-Tools When it comes to securing new business, there is nothing more valuable than being selected as the go-to low voltage systems expert by the top architects in your...

Process Improvement – Tips to Improve Your Bottom Line

At Total Tech Summit 2019, D-Tools CEO, Randy Stearns, took the opportunity to discuss how process changes, including software utilization, can boost the bottom line for custom integrators. Key highlights for process improvement benefits: Increases throughput...