Alf has over 12 years of work experience with various versions of Designer and Showroom software. He supports and trains many clients in the United States, Caribbean, United Kingdom and abroad. He spends time on-site coaching new bookkeepers, office managers and business owners in order to help them make the most out of the software they use to manage their sales, order processing and accounting duties.
As an engineer, Alf brings a wealth of project management experience from his years of work in the Telecom sector and from having run his own commercial photography business in Canada during the 1980's and 90's. He is well versed in accounting practices for creative & artistic service based businesses.
"Alf is one of the best application support specialists I've ever worked with." Bruce Wilson - Operations Manager, Cannon Frank Interior Design - Chicago IL
" We've found that both the design project management software and Alf's support services have really helped us succeed in running our business so smoothly over the last decade." Rachel & Gary Kapner - Owner's of Creative Wallcoverings and Interiors - New Providence, NJ.
Clients are welcome to click on the ScreenConnect remote access page from an iMac, MacBook, iPad, Android tablet or Windows PC to receive immediate support. This way Alf can quickly connect and troubleshoot issues with their hardware or software. Clients can also set themselves up with similar remote access software like LogMeIn or like GoToMyPC .
On-site training and support is encouraged. Alf is willing to travel to your place of business and train you and your staff to correctly use your software. He believes that on-site visits help establish trust and respect with clients who appreciate his honesty, dependability and dedication to resolve their issues. Travel arrangements made well in advance are recommended.
Remote telephone and internet support is billed in 15 minute increments. The minimum on-site day rate is for a half day. Different support plans are available for different needs. To see the different support options, please contact Alf by telephone or by email.
Clients are encouraged to try and book appointments ahead of time to reserve adequate time to address their concerns.
Alf Barkman provides in depth accounting support and technical training to his interior design, architectural and trade showroom clients.
Tel. (646) 283-6237 EST
Alf has an electrical engineering degree from Concordia University in Montreal and a fine arts degree from Dawson College.