In recent years, the construction industry has seen a significant shift towards digitalization. Among the various digital tools that have emerged, apps for contractors have become indispensable, playing a pivotal role in modern construction management. These apps for construction are specialized software applications designed to assist with various aspects of construction work. They are used […]
Let’s take a deeper look at the role digital adoption has played in stabilizing construction businesses.
Here is what upskilling America’s construction workforce could look like, and how companies and trade organizations can deliver the necessary training.
In this series so far, we’ve talked about the role of cloud-based software in construction and how construction companies can replace their legacy systems with those kinds of tools. Below, we explore three evolving technologies that are transforming the construction sector by paving the way for increased efficiency and safety. Generative Design Generative design relies […]
If the software for your trades business has become too big and too unwieldy, here’s how to find a tool that’s a better fit for the job.
As we approach 2020, it is essential to stay current with the construction industry’s technology trends. New construction tools are appearing on the market at a rapid pace because of the continuing demand for construction and investment in technological advancement. Safety, designs, and materials are continually evolving; it can be difficult for businesses to know […]
Getting the best construction Bookkeeping is a unique form of accounting and financial management. It intends to help contractors track each job and how it influences the company as a whole. Costs from labor, employees, transportation, equipment, materials, and insurance must all be tied together to complete the bid process. An effective bookkeeping system allows […]
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 […]
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 […]
In previous years, commercial construction spending grew from roughly $626 billion to $807 billion in 2018. As we progress into 2019, most forecasts and reports suggest that 2019 is the year where commercial constructions pending plateaus. With plateauing growth, trade contractors will have to work out the best ways to protect their profit margins. However, an important question remains on […]
People use apps in almost every facet of their life. Whether it’s an alarm clock app, weather app, or banking app, apps are a quick and easy way to get information. That’s why construction management apps are so important. Just like the weather app, construction management apps can be a wealth of knowledge right in […]
Rework is the act of redoing or correcting work that was not done correctly the first time and prevalent on construction job sites. The construction industry spends roughly $178 Billion on fixing errors according to a PlanGrid and FMI survey. Rework can happen for a variety of reasons such as lack of supervision, insufficient information, […]
If you’re a construction project manager, you’ve probably heard about the great benefits of VDC and how fantastic it is to be able to construct a three-dimensional, visual model of your project before you ever break ground. The trouble with new technology isn’t always finding the benefits though – it’s making the business case for […]
Switching to a time card app for employees might seem like a giant expense. However, the American Payroll Association estimates that buddy punching accounts for 2.2% of payroll with other payroll errors counting for 1.2%. That’s 3.4% of payroll spent on mistakes and misinformation which adds up over the year. If that isn’t reason enough […]
How Robots are Changing Construction (Robotics Break New Ground in the Industry) Earlier this year, a San Francisco-based technology firm, Built Robotics, made headlines by sharing its progress toward self-operating construction machinery. The company led by a former Google engineer has received several million in venture capital to continue its development of the construction […]