How many times have you been struggling with the ins and outs of a new software system, only to have your work mysteriously vanish because you hit the wrong button? There are few things more frustrating than trying to work with a tool you don’t quite understand yet, and what’s worse is that you could be doing serious damage by putting your data in places where it simply isn’t safe to have it laying around.
With more and more technology and equipment arising within the construction industry, keeping up with new industry trends and software programs can be difficult. Requesting a demo is a great and safe place to start when testing out unfamiliar systems.
Benefits of a Demo
A demo allows you to take a tour of a particular software program, showing you the ins and outs of how it works and the features that are going to be most useful for you and for your company. Not only does a demo walk you through the software program but it also operates in a sectioned-off, safe way, allowing you to explore every feature without wasting your energy, or putting your business or client information at risk.
One other reason that makes requesting a demo an excellent idea is that you can go through it as many times as you want to in order to replay key aspects or to see how certain features work again and again. This allows you to get comfortable with the program while avoiding all the frustration that can come with attempting to learn how a brand new tool works without guidance. In that respect, a demo is kind of like the tutorial mode in a video game. It may not make you an expert, but it gets all the basics you need right in front of you so you’re ready to start!
To request a demo for PlanHub, a unique software that’s useful for both general contractors and subcontractors, or for more information on how PlanHub can help with your next project, contact us today!