Timeline

2001

4Clicks is Founded by Michael Brown

Michael Brown decides to use his hands-on experience as an estimator and estimating software application developer to shape the foundation of 4Clicks Solutions.
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4Clicks is Founded by Michael Brown

4Clicks was started because our founder, Michael Brown, had an idea while  “working in your shoes”, serving as an estimator and project manager for the United States Air Force.  Since 2001, we remain driven to continually listen to your feedback and offer real world solutions that meet your changing needs. It’s what sets us apart and makes the difference in how we deliver our products, training, and services that you can only experience with 4Clicks Solutions.

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2001

e4Clicks Product Introduced

4clicks introduces e4Clicks estimating software.

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e4Clicks Product Introduced

e4Clicks Project Estimator™ is introduced and destined to become a premier software application for construction cost estimating and efficient project delivery within the DOD sector.  The software now exclusively delivers:

  • Cost estimating, project management, contract management, document management, and visual estimating… all in a single program.
  • 400,000 line item enhancement of RSMeans™ Cost Data (generally available with approximately 80,000 line items) with full descriptions, references, images, and specifications.
  • Automated Technical Evaluations, enabling Owners to quickly compare Contractor and Owner estimates.
  • Complete Post Negotiations Memorandums for Contractors to identify the changes that happened during the Owner/Contractor negotiation process.
  • Embedded project delivery and contract processes – JOC, SABER, IDIQ, SATOC, MATOC, MACC, POCA, and more.
  • Ability to directly populate government forms.

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2001

First Client Application

4Clicks is awarded the Wright Patterson AFB SABER Contract.
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First Client Application

4Clicks is awarded the Wright Patterson AFB SABER Contract.

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2001

Amy Rader and Jeff Slarve join 4Clicks

Amy Rader, Technical Support Manager and Jeff Slarve, Senior Software Developer join the 4Clicks team.
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Amy Rader and Jeff Slarve join 4Clicks

Amy Rader, Technical Support Manager and Jeff Slarve, Senior Software Developer join the 4Clicks team.

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2001

1st Army Contract

4Clicks is awarded a contract with Fort Irwin in California.
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1st Army Contract

4Clicks is awarded a contract with Fort Irwin in California.

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2002

Partership with RSMeans

4Clicks partners with RSMeans, providing access to over 400,000 line items.
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Partership with RSMeans

4Clicks exclusively enhances RSMeans™ Cost Data from approximately 80,000 line items to well over 400,000.  The value of delivering line item modifiers in plain English to Owners and Contractors will lead to 4Clicks becoming the largest reseller of electronic RSMeans Cost Data.

 

2002

p4Clicks Software Introduced

4Clicks introduces p4Clicks software.
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p4Clicks Software Introduced

4Clicks introduces p4Clicks software.

 

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2002

1st Air Force Reserve Client

4Clicks is awarded a contract with March ARB in California.
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1st Air Force Reserve Client

4Clicks is awarded a contract with March ARB in California.

 

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2003

100th Sale

4Clicks makes its 100th sale with Heart of Dixie Fort in Walton Beach, Florida.

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100th Sale

4Clicks makes its 100th sale with Heart of Dixie Fort in Walton Beach, Florida.

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2004

25% Air Force Base Adoption

Over 25% of Air Force Bases are using Project Estimator.
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25% Air Force Base Adoption

Over 25% of Air Force Bases are using Project Estimator.

 

Learn more about our DoD expertise.

2005

RSMeans™ Master Agreement

4Clicks secures RSMeans™ Master Agreement.
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RSMeans™ Master Agreement

4Clicks secures RSMeans™ Master Agreement.

 

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2005

eTakeoff Agreement

4Clicks secures eTakeoff agreement.
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eTakeoff Agreement

4Clicks secures eTakeoff agreement.

 

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2005

GSA Schedule

4Clicks is awarded a GSA contract with the help of Coley and Associates.
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GSA Schedule

4Clicks is awarded a GSA contract with the help of Coley and Associates.

 

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2006

50% Air Force Base Adoption

Over 50% of Air Force Bases are using Project Estimator.
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50% Air Force Base Adoption

Over 50% of Air Force Bases are using Project Estimator.

 

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2007

Tom Cassidy joins 4Clicks

Tom Cassidy comes on board as the Chief Operating Officer. Tom is a licensed professional engineer with 10+ years of design, estimating, and project management experience at Peterson AFB.
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Tom Cassidy joins 4Clicks

Tom Cassidy comes on board as the Chief Operating Officer. Tom is a licensed professional engineer with 10+ years of design, estimating, and project management experience at Peterson AFB.

 

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2008

Amanda Cassidy joins 4Clicks

Amanda Cassidy joins the 4Clicks team.
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Amanda Cassidy joins 4Clicks

Amanda Cassidy joins the 4Clicks team.

 

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2009

1st National Training Class

4Clicks hosts its first national training class in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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1st National Training Class

4Clicks hosts its first national training class in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

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2009

e4Clicks 2.604 Ships

Version 2.604 of e4Clicks Project Estimator ships.
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e4Clicks 2.604 Ships

Version 2.604 of e4Clicks Project Estimator ships.

 

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2009

Chelsi Brown joins the 4Clicks team

Chelsi Brown joins the 4Clicks team.
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Chelsi Brown joins the 4Clicks team

Chelsi Brown joins the 4Clicks team.

 

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2009

Bill Trout

Bill Trout, Software Developer, joins the 4Clicks team.
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Bill Trout

Bill Trout, Software Developer, joins the 4Clicks team.

 

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2009

1000th Sale

4Clicks makes its 1000th sale with MW-All Star Seymour at Johnson AFB in North Carolina.
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1000th Sale

4Clicks makes its 1000th sale with MW-All Star Seymour at Johnson AFB in North Carolina.

 

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2009

1st Regional Training Class

4Clicks hosts its first regional training class in San Antonio, Texas.
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1st Regional Training Class

4Clicks hosts its first regional training class in San Antonio, Texas.

 

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2010

Peterson Air Force Base

Peterson Air Force Base - 21st Civil Engineering Squadron: Design and Construction of September 11th Memorial via SABER. JBI Construction/SB Construction is the SABER contractor.
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Peterson Air Force Base

Peterson Air Force Base – 21st Civil Engineering Squadron: Design and Construction of September 11th Memorial via SABER. JBI Construction/SB Construction is the SABER contractor.

 

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2010

SAME Article

4Clicks article- Integrated Order Contracting published in TME- The Military Engineer.
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SAME Article

4Clicks article- Integrated Order Contracting published in TME- The Military Engineer.

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2010

White Paper published

4Clicks publishes JOC White Paper.
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White Paper published

4Clicks publishes JOC White Paper.

 

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2010

Peter Cholakis joins 4Clicks

Peter Cholakis, Chief Marketing Officer, joins the 4Clicks team.
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Peter Cholakis joins 4Clicks

Peter managed corporate partnerships encompassing the electronic integration construction cost data into OEM and Owner software applications for RSMeans Company, LLC.  Peter joined us, because “More people need to know about JOC and 4Clicks!  4Clicks is the best product out there, has a great team, and JOC is the most efficient construction delivery method for facilities repair, renovation, and sustainability.”

Peter brings us exceptional domain knowledge and expertise in facilities life-cycle costs and total cost of ownership applicable to multiple market segments.

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2010

Dave Trebas joins 4Clicks

Dave Trebas, Software Architect, joins the 4Clicks team.
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Dave Trebas joins 4Clicks

Dave Trebas, Software Architect, joins the 4Clicks team.

 

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2010

COAA and SAME

4Clicks exhibits at COAA and SAME.
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COAA and SAME

4Clicks exhibits at COAA and SAME.

 

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2010

4Clicks.com

4Clicks launches new web site.
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4Clicks.com

4Clicks delivers increased access and value to Owners and Clients by providing rapid web access to a wide range of tools and resources.

 

Visit 4Clicks.

2010

RS Means Master Agreement Renewal

4Clicks attends IFMA in RSMeans Booth, 4Clicks attends APPA with RSMeans.
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RS Means Master Agreement Renewal

4Clicks attends IFMA in RSMeans Booth, 4Clicks attends APPA with RSMeans.

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2011

Kosten-Technik

Kosten-Technik joins 4Clicks Partnership Program.
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Kosten-Technik

Kosten-Technik joins the 4Clicks Partnership Program.

 

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2011

Bruce Sarty joins 4Clicks

Bruce Sarty, Director of Training, joins the 4Clicks team
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Bruce Sarty joins 4Clicks

Bruce Sarty, retired United States Air Force, has a career spanning over 30 years of construction, preventive maintenance, project management, and training in the DOD and private sectors.

Just for starters, Bruce has used e4Clicks Project Estimator since 2001 as well as applied all aspects of RSMeans Reference Cost Data and methodology. He has served as Deputy Base Civil Engineer in the Philippines, SABER Project Manager at March AFB in California, and in the private sector as Operations Manager for a multi-million dollar contractor/construction management firm successfully directing and supporting all aspects of multiple JOC/SABER and IDIQ projects from RFP to completion

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2011

4Clicks Celebrates 10 Years!

4Clicks Celebrates 10 Years!
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4Clicks Celebrates 10 Years!

4Clicks Celebrates 10 Years!

2011

4Clicks certified as small veteran-owned business

4Clicks receives SVOB certification from Veterans Administration
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4Clicks certified as small veteran-owned business

2011

4Clicks Training CEUs available.

4Clicks receives CEU Accreditation for leading cost management association: AACE International (AACEI)
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4Clicks Training CEUs available.

4Clicks becomes an Advance Education Provider and is certified by AACE International.  Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available to be issued to students attending and completing 4Clicks training classes.

 

2011

4Clicks on the Road

4Clicks presented at AACEI, SAME, and the Federal Project Delivery Symposium.
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4Clicks on the Road

4Clicks presented at AACEI, SAME,  and the Federal Project Delivery Symposium.

 

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2011

70% Air Force Base Adoption

Over 70% of Air Force Bases now use Project Estimator.
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70% Air Force Base Adoption

Over 70% of Air Force Bases now use Project Estimator.

 

Learn more about our DOD expertise.

2012

SAME TME publishes “Cloud Computing and BIM” SAME’s “

SAME’s “The Military Engineer” publishes article authored by Peter Cholakis, 4Clicks CMO.
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SAME TME publishes “Cloud Computing and BIM” SAME’s “

4Clicks highlights impacts of cloud computing and BIM as disruptive technologies that will improve the fundamental business aspects of the construction sector.

2012

Partnering with Education Program

4Clicks provides free construction cost estimating software for educational use.
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Partnering with Education Program

4Clicks provides free construction cost estimating software for educational use.

2012

Jesse Smith joins 4Clicks

Jesse Smith, Lead Integration Specialist, joins the 4Clicks team.
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Jesse Smith joins 4Clicks

Jesse Smith, Lead Integration Specialist, joins the 4Clicks team.

2013

RSMeans™ Facilities, Maintenance, and Repair (FMR) Cost Data Available in e4Clicks Project Estimator

RSMeans™ FMR Cost Data added to e4Clicks Project Estimator.
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RSMeans™ Facilities, Maintenance, and Repair (FMR) Cost Data Available in e4Clicks Project Estimator

4Clicks users now have access to the first-ever publication to address the cost of all aspects of maintaining a facility: maintenance and repair, preventive maintenance, general maintenance, and complete details about the cost and repair frequencies of thousands of work items.
The cost data provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of buildings and grounds, from preventive maintenance schedules on large boilers, to replacing fire hydrants, to resurfacing parking lots.

What you’ll find inside:
Assembly costs are arranged in the convenient UNIFORMATII numbering system and include corrective maintenance and repairs as well as preventive maintenance.
Unit costs for general maintenance include exterior landscape maintenance and interior janitorial cleaning tasks. All items include bare costs, in-house costs, and outside contractor costs.

2013

4Clicks CMO selected for NIBS National BIM Standard Planning Committee

4Clicks CMO, Peter Cholakis is elected Chair of NBIMS.US.3.0 (National BIM Standard) Terminology Committee.
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4Clicks CMO selected for NIBS National BIM Standard Planning Committee

4Clicks CMO, Peter Cholakis is elected Chair of NBIMS.US.3.0 (National BIM Standard) Terminology Committee and to serve on U.S. Planning Committee.

2013

4Clicks Estimating with RSMeans™ Training Class

4Clicks introduces its first “4Clicks Estimating with RSMeans™” class.
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4Clicks Estimating with RSMeans™ Training Class

4Clicks introduces its first “4Clicks Estimating with RSMeans” class.

2013

Virtual Classes

4Clicks begins offering classes online.
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Virtual Classes

Learn from the experts without leaving your office with 4Clicks VIRTUAL training.

2013

4Clicks Wins USACE Ft. Worth Contract

4Clicks wins Ft. Worth District solicitation for a Job Order Contracting Unit Price Book (UPB), Technical Specifications, and Software.
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4Clicks Wins USACE Ft. Worth Contract

4Clicks wins Ft. Worth District solicitation for a Job Order Contracting Unit Price Book (UPB), Technical Specifications, and Software.   4Clicks technology will support JOC programs at  Corpus Christi Army Depot, TX, Fort Bliss, TX, Fort Hood, TX, Fort Polk, LA, Fort Sam Houston, TX and White Sands Missile Range, NM.

2013

e4Clicks Getting Started Class

4Clicks introduces its first “e4Clicks Getting Started Class” class.
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e4Clicks Getting Started Class

4Clicks introduces its first “e4Clicks Getting Started Class” class.

2013

4Clicks supports over 85% of USAF

Over 85% of CONUS USAF bases use e4Clicks Project Estimator to support SABER and other IDIQ construction.
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4Clicks supports over 85% of USAF

4Clicks reaches a major milestone as more and more USAF bases recognize the importance of standardized best practices, transparency, and collaboration. Over 85% of CONUS USAF bases use e4Clicks Project Estimator to support SABER and other IDIQ construction procurement and delivery methods.  Air Force teams, working with their supporting contractors and AEs, are able to get more projects completed on-time and on-schedule.

2014

Katie Cassidy joins 4Clicks

Katie Cassidy, Creative Coordinator, joins the 4Clicks team
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Katie Cassidy joins 4Clicks

Katie joins 4Clicks as the Creative Coordinator. She received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Business Administration from the University of Wyoming. She brings a new perspective to the 4Clicks team as she is new to the industry. Katie’s experience includes her work in both the nonprofit and for profit sectors.  She has experience in special event planning, grants, annual fund campaigns, marketing, business development, planning, and strategy.

2014

4Clicks attends National BIM Conference

4Clicks attends and exhibits at NIBS / NBIMS / bSa
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4Clicks attends National BIM Conference

4Clicks participates in national forum for Building Information Management and highlights need to focus upon standardized “best practices” for cost estimating and life-cycle management of the built environment.

2014

First Introduction to Architectural Estimating Training Class!

Join the 4Clicks team to take your estimating skills to the next level!
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First Introduction to Architectural Estimating Training Class!

This training is for every e4Clicks user! This is an opportunity to hone and perfect your estimating skills. Join us for a two-day course as we guide you through the process of estimation using e4Clicks Projects Estimator. You will walk away from this class confident in your estimating skills!  (Learn more)

2014

Ryan Brown joins 4Clicks

Ryan Brown, Account Manager, joins the 4Clicks team
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Ryan Brown joins 4Clicks

Ryan Brown joins the 4Clicks Sales team.  Ryan knows how to put the customer first and understands the value of providing great service and value.  Ryan brings a passion and energy to the sales team, as well as years of experience in sales and marketing.

2014

Belinda Brown joins 4Clicks

Belinda Brown, Director of Marketing Communications, joins the 4Clicks team
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Belinda Brown joins 4Clicks

Belinda is bringing with her years of project management, marketing and strategic planning experience, as well as almost 10 years in education. Belinda will lead the 4Clicks Marketing team by managing our company’s brand and image. They are going to get our message out to the world. Get ready to see exciting things via social media, emails, newsletters and events.

2015

USDOE awards 4Clicks 5 Year Contract

The United States Department of Energy awards a 5 year contract to 4Clicks
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USDOE awards 4Clicks 5 Year Contract

The United States Department of Energy awards a 5 year contract for e4Clicks to be their estimating software for their Project Management group

2015

New Electrical Estimating Class Begins

4Clicks announces the addition of: Introduction to Electrical Estimating Class
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New Electrical Estimating Class Begins

Our newest estimating class: Introduction to Electrical Estimating, took place in Las Vegas, NV in February.  For more information about this class, please see our training page.

2015

The FAA selects e4Clicks for Estimating

The FAA select e4Clicks as their cost estimating tool
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The FAA selects e4Clicks for Estimating

We are delighted to have the Federal Aviation Administration choose e4Clicks as their estimating software!

2015

4Clicks awarded U.S. Patent!

4Clicks gets issued a U.S. Patent for Storing Application Data with a Unique ID
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4Clicks awarded U.S. Patent!

Invention STORING APPLICATION DATA WITH A UNIQUE ID ~ Patent No. 9,053,117

4Clicks was issued a Patent for Storing Application Data (3528-P10980US).    We have been striving hard for the past five (5) years to develop truly unique cloud computing applications to assist our clients reach the next levels of productivity, collaboration, and transparency.   Ceasel, or cloud cost estimating system embeds the capabilities of this Patent and several other unique features.  Archiving information is different from processing information and having historical information available real-time.  The ability to see information from virtually any point in time,  including all subsequent changes (who changed what, when, and how) is extremely powerful and valuable.  This is what our new Patent is all about.

2015

4Clicks Signs 3 Year Agreement

4Clicks Signs 3 Year Agreement with RSMeans™ by The Gordian Group™
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4Clicks Signs 3 Year Agreement

One year after RSMeans™ was acquired by The Gordian Group™, 4Clicks and The Gordian Group sign a 3 year agreement for 4Clicks to continue being a reseller of RSMeans Data.

2016

4Clicks Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary!

4Clicks is 15 years old!
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4Clicks Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary!

4Clicks is honored to be in business and serving our customers for 15 years.  We are so grateful for the strong, enduring relationships we have developed over the years, and all of the new ones afforded to us when we earn a new customer’s business!