SOURCE: Dean Evans & Associates, Inc.

Dean Evans & Associates, Inc.

June 27, 2012 13:00 ET

Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. Releases Latest Version of Its Facility Scheduling and Resource Management Software

Enhancements Provide Increased Functionality and an Unprecedented Level of Convenience for EMS Users

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - Jun 27, 2012) - Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. (www.dea.com), a leader in the development of sophisticated room scheduling, web calendar and online event registration/survey software, today announced the newest release of their EMS Professional and EMS Enterprise-level facility scheduling and resource management systems.

Many of the latest enhancements were driven by customer requests. Customers were engaged and encouraged to provide feedback through online submission forms, emails, roundtables and the annual Corporate Summit and EMS Conference. Additional input is gathered each year through the company's Facilities and Services Benchmark Survey.

"This release of EMS undoubtedly reflects the wants and needs of our growing customer base," said Ed Nowak, vice president of development of Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. "It features a number of updates that will appeal to our broad customer base -- even more CRM functionality, enhanced Outlook® integration, an updated mobile interface, and more. This release will position organizations to stay ahead of the facility management curve."

Some of the new and enhanced features* include:

  • Improved video conference management
  • Accelerated process for reserving resources
  • Improved mobile interface for the Virtual EMS product
  • Numerous academic scheduling enhancements
  • Updated EMS for Outlook integration

"Every improvement and new feature that goes into our products is with the customer in mind," said Kevin Raasch, COO of Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. "For over 25 years we have remained committed to providing the best in facility scheduling software to organizations of all kinds. This release and its literally dozens of feedback-inspired enhancements is a testament to that commitment and to our continued goal of helping organizations manage their valuable resources -- rooms, equipment, staff, etc. -- more effectively." 

Customers with a current Annual Service Agreement can download the new version of their product in the Support Center area of www.dea.com. If an organization's ASA has lapsed, its representatives can contact their account executive (or sales@dea.com) for information on resuming coverage and receiving this update. 

*Functionality varies by product. Visit the company's website (www.dea.com) and view the "What's New" page for a particular product for more details.

About Dean Evans & Associates

Founded in 1986 and based in Denver, Dean Evans & Associates is a leader in the development of sophisticated software systems for a wide variety of tasks including: meeting and event scheduling, resource management, academic scheduling, shared workspace management (office "hoteling"), web calendaring and online registration and surveys. More than 4,000 organizations including many Fortune 100 companies and hundreds of other corporations, over 1,000 higher education campuses, five of the six largest U.S. banks and thousands of conference centers, religious organizations, law firms, hospitals, cultural venues and sports facilities rely on EMS software. The company's products are used in over 75 countries and are backed by an award winning Customer Support team. For more information visit www.dea.com and follow Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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