Thursday, 18 April 2019

Are you having problems with Google Maps in Alpha Tracker?

Are you seeing problems with maps in Alpha Tracker?  Either the map is showing Boston, USA as the location or perhaps you're seeing an error message on the screen instead of the map itself?

Is Google showing the location of all your Alpha Tracker sites as Boston, USA?
If you are having problems, please accept our apologies.  We've been caught out by a change that Google has made to their mapping engine and we're having to patch Alpha Tracker to fix it.

We're on the case and should have a solution within the next week or so.

Contact our support desk for more information.

Thursday, 4 April 2019

Alpha Tracker Release 30 - nearly 300 new features, bug fixes and performance updates

Release 30 of our asbestos software Alpha Tracker has finally arrived as a public release.  I was starting to wonder whether Brexit would happen before Release 30 did...

It's our biggest update yet with nearly 300 changes, including:

- complete integration with AlphaDraw, our site drawing tool

- improved CRM facilities

- new features in the diary and scheduler to make it quicker and easier to use

- improvements and new features in the Client Portal, and

- more opportunities for the system to send automatic emails to staff and clients.

Here is a quick video to introduce Release 30 to you:



The 21-page PDF of the release notes is available here https://www.start-software.com/tracker/alpha-tracker/release-notes/ ready for you to read, download, print and keep with your Quality Manual.

(you can read about the previous release of asbestos software Alpha Tracker, Release 29, here)

Don't forget to give us your ideas for Release 31 which will be coming up in early summer - contact us via our website.

Friday, 29 March 2019

New Alpha software development project under way - in New York

We're well known in the Alpha software development community for our ability to develop and deliver quality software on time and to budget.

We've started working with a new client with offices in the Empire State Building and the views are simply incredible.  What a place to work!

Meeting with the clients to review the software

What a view!

It's a long way down...



More organisations are switching to Alpha Tracker to manage their asbestos

We've had an incredible four (4) new orders for asbestos software Alpha Tracker in a week!

Alpha Tracker's 6 key benefits
Two of the orders have come in from asbestos consultancies wanting to switch from other systems.  They have heard about our 24x7 personal support and "partner" approach to working, and want to move away from their current platforms.

The other two Alpha Tracker orders are from large organisations with many sites who will be using Alpha Tracker to manage asbestos within their property portfolio.

Looks like we've got a busy spring ahead of us, but we're always pleased to talk to other potential new customers so do get in touch if you think we can help you with your asbestos problem.

Monday, 11 March 2019

Central Demolition develop their Alpha Tracker skills further

The asbestos specialists at Central Demolition in Bonnybridge enjoyed an Alpha Tracker workshop last week, helping them to develop their skills and to get the most from their asbestos management system.

Technical staff reviewing asbestos data on their tablets

Central Demolition's training suite is second-to-none
Central Demolition have been helping their clients with asbestos issues since 1993 and are members of the National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC) and the Asbestos Removal Contractors Association (ARCA).  They hold a wide range of other memberships and accreditations, and are multiple award winners.  In addition, they are certified to the ISO 9001 (quality), ISO 14001 (environmental) and OHSAS 18001 (health & safety) standards.

The Central Demolition website

Friday, 8 March 2019

Asbestos specialists Robertson McGregor go live with Alpha Tracker

Specialist asbestos consultancy Robertson McGregor has gone live with their choice of asbestos software, Alpha Tracker.


Fife-based Robertson McGregor provide asbestos services across Scotland and have an incredibly experienced management team with 50 years of experience between them.  Not only do they hold ARCA management certificates, they also have a Gas Safe registration and their staff are P402 asbestos qualified.

The staff at Robertson McGregor are looking forward to using Alpha Tracker and Tracker Mobile... welcome to the Alpha Tracker family!

(photos from the training sessions follow)




Monday, 4 March 2019

New Alpha Tracker order from New Zealand asbestos lab

Judy & Leanne in our Adelaide Alpha Tracker office have just received another order from a new New Zealand asbestos lab.


The directors of the lab have used asbestos software Alpha Tracker before as well as our main competitor product - and in their new business they have chosen Alpha Tracker to meet their needs.  That's what we like to hear!

If we can help your asbestos consultancy in the UK, New Zealand, Australia or elsewhere... please get in touch!