Category: Management

6 Construction Strategies That Reduce Inefficiencies and Improve Profits

6 Construction Strategies That Reduce Inefficiencies and Improve Profits construction strategies

6 Construction Strategies That Reduce Inefficiencies and Improve Profits According to Statista, the construction industry should reach $1.4 trillion by 2021. This statistic is evidence that the construction workforce is growing, and the industry is flourishing. However, regardless of this positive outlook, the sector is struggling to reduce inefficiencies and improve profits. As a construction […]

9 Construction Management Skills to Master for the Modern Workforce

9 Construction Management Skills to Master for the Modern Workforce Construction Risk

Construction management is a stressful but rewarding career. The process of planning a building project from start to finish takes time and is a very tedious undertaking. Construction managers must learn the skills to manage a broad scope of responsibilities, including juggling change orders or unexpected delays, all while working to ensure the project is […]

The Complete Construction Project Planning Checklist

The Complete Construction Project Planning Checklist

A construction project planning checklist is a resourceful guide for project managers to facilitate a project from start to finish. Project construction is extensive, complex, and varies in size and type. They can range from agricultural, civil, commercial, environmental, and industrial projects. It is crucial to have a Project Management Plan (PMP) because it defines […]

4 Tips for Improving Your Construction Workforce Management

4 Tips for Improving Your Construction Workforce Management

Construction projects are notorious for being delayed and going over budget. In fact, according to industry data, only one-third of construction projects stay within estimated budget constraints, and losses due to construction site labor inefficiencies totaled nearly $177 billion in 2018. However, several new solutions are helping construction project managers ensure a project is delivered […]

What is Mobile Workforce Management?

What is Mobile Workforce Management?

Mobile workforce management (MWM) is a type of software which companies use to manage a remote workforce, often many employees on a job site, and is a crucial factor in integrating real-time field-to-office communications. With the ubiquity of mobile devices in today’s society, it is no surprise that there are new mobile workforce opportunities arising […]

What is Commercial Construction Management?

What is Commercial Construction Management?

Commercial construction management ensures the planning, execution, and coordination of a building project from start to finish. Commercial construction management is specific to building or renovating projects that are sold or leased like standard offices, retail shopping malls, and medical centers.   Commercial buildings are driven by population growth and business cycles, so new construction […]

Top Lean Construction with Cloud & Mobile Technology

Top Lean Construction with Cloud & Mobile Technology lean construction

Top Lean Construction with Cloud & Mobile Technology Top Lean Construction is a combination of practical development in design with operational research in order to ensure that a construction project is quickly done, and incurs a lower cost. Since its arrival in the early 1990s, the lean construction movement—and its associated framework, the Lean Construction […]

Improve Commercial Construction Planning By Empowering Field Workers to Drive Profits

Improve Commercial Construction Planning By Empowering Field Workers to Drive Profits Improve Commercial Construction Planning by Empowering Field Workers to Drive Profits

Commercial construction planning for projects large or small, requires an attention to detail and practice. The availability of materials and resources are influenced by many factors that must be taken into consideration. Deadlines are vitally important to many construction projects, where time means money and delayed projects result in significant fines. The back office shouldn’t […]

Risk Mitigation in Project Management for Trade Contractors

Risk Mitigation in Project Management for Trade Contractors Risk Mitigation in Project Management for Trade Contractors

Risk Mitigation in Project Management for Trade Contractors Risk is a part of construction, but companies are doing something about it with risk mitigation in project management. Without proper risk mitigation, the construction firm will face project delays, incur costs, and may even face litigation. Currently, 24% of firm’s projects face delays, 19% go over […]

10 Tips for Better Risk Management in Construction

10 Tips for Better Risk Management in Construction 10 Tips for Better Risk Management in Construction

Risk management in construction projects is a constant battle for subcontractors. Subcontractors face many risks in construction that are unique to subcontractors, as well as all of the same risks that general contractors face. Subcontractors must be careful of the contracts that they sign because sometimes those contracts put them at greater risk than they […]

Construction Risk Management Checklist for 2022

Construction Risk Management Checklist for 2022 Risk Management Checklist

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines risk as the possibility of loss or injury. This explains why risk is inherent in construction. The potential for injury is high, as well as the potential to lose a lot of money. Effective construction risk management is the key to every successful construction project. It can be the difference between […]

15 Qualities of a Good Project Manager

15 Qualities of a Good Project Manager 15 Qualities of a Good Project Manager

Project management is one of the most demanding job roles in the world of construction. Project managers are ultimately responsible for the results of every job they oversee, and they can only be successful by effectively coordinating and facilitating the success of their team members. Project managers are the glue that holds a project together […]

10 Common Project Management Mistakes [Infographic]

10 Common Project Management Mistakes [Infographic] project management

A lot of projects, so much mismanagement. That’s the refrain of lots of construction contractors. Undoubtedly, even with Subcontractor Construction Management and project monitoring software programs, construction contracts typically wind up taking longer (a lot longer) than prepared and setting you back greater than allocated.   While no two projects are exactly the same, the […]

How To Improve The Adoption of New Construction Technology On The Job Site

How To Improve The Adoption of New Construction Technology On The Job Site blog-improve-adoption-construction-technology

Congratulations, your construction company has decided to take steps into the world of technology. It is an exciting time that will make your team more productive. Purchasing construction technology is the first step. The next step, and albeit the biggest challenge, is implementation. According to an IDC report, 25% of IT projects fail, and another […]

Proven Time Management Strategies for Construction Project Managers

Proven Time Management Strategies for Construction Project Managers Blog_time management for construction project managers

How many times have you said to yourself, “I wish I had more time?” With one extra hour, day, week, or month, you would have enough time to complete everything thrown on your plate. Such is the life of many construction project managers who manage complex projects. When those projects do not meet deadlines, they […]