Good construction management software needs to be right-sized for the job, usable for everyone, and cannot make a trade contractor’s job more difficult.
How Trade Contractors Can Manage Rising Material Costs
The cost of construction inputs has risen sharply, and trade contractors have to be careful about their costs while keeping projects on track.
Contractors With Solid Project Data Write Better Construction Proposals
Construction project data from current projects prepares your teams for future projects. It’s how you write better proposals.
How to Retain Construction Workers: Give People Tools That Help Them Do Good Work
Here are five things construction businesses can do to keep crews happy, including giving them the right tools.
6 Construction Strategies That Reduce Inefficiencies and Improve Profits
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
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
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
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?
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?
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 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
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 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
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
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 […]