Category: Technology

The Technology Revolution in Construction is Here.

The Technology Revolution in Construction is Here. Technology Revolution

We keep hearing about how augmented reality, as well as drones and 3D printing, and cloud-based construction management software will soon reshape the construction industry. We’re excited about all this new technology. Still, we can’t help but call out the elephant in the room: the pens and paper that so many subcontractors are still relying on. According […]

eSUB Announces Technology Partnership with STACK Construction Technologies

eSUB Announces Technology Partnership with STACK Construction Technologies eSUB-STACK Partnership

Partnership expands mobile & cloud-based construction management solutions for subcontractors; product integration will increase accuracy and efficiency from takeoff through project completion   SAN DIEGO, CA, March 8, 2017: San Diego-based eSUB Construction Software (eSUB), the leading provider of mobile and cloud-based project management and document control solutions for subcontractors, today announced a technology partnership […]

Top Wearable Technology to Watch for in 2017 Construction

Top Wearable Technology to Watch for in 2017 Construction Wearable Technology

Top Wearable Technology to Watch for in 2017 Construction   The buzz around wearable technology in construction continues into 2017 as people make predictions about its growth and potential to disrupt the industry. According to CCS Insight’s global forecast, 250 million smart wearables are predicted to be in use by 2018 and shipments of smart […]

6 Reasons to Adopt Mobile Timecards

6 Reasons to Adopt Mobile Timecards Mobile Time Cards

6 Reasons to Adopt Mobile Timecards   Traditional timecards are as ancient as they are inefficient, which is the reason why more construction companies are adopting mobile timecards. Manual timecards are subject to human error, dishonest information, and added expenses. Mobile timecards can improve the subcontractor’s productivity, save money and time, and increase accountability and […]

Why Spreadsheets are a Thing of the Past

Why Spreadsheets are a Thing of the Past spreadsheets

Why Spreadsheets are a Thing of the Past   Excel has been one of the most commonly used programs in the workplace and school for decades. With over 1.2 billion people using Microsoft Office, it is safe to say that Excel has become the standardized program for businesses dealing with any data. But people are […]

How Digital Drawings in the Field are Affecting the Construction Industry

How Digital Drawings in the Field are Affecting the Construction Industry digital drawings in the field

How Digital Drawings in the Field are Affecting the Construction Industry   As mobility and digitization continue to shatter the concept of the traditional “workplace,” mobile digitized blueprints, known as digital drawings, are becoming a necessity.  It is clear that the digital age is bringing about technological change that has been disrupting the construction industry as a […]

Five Ways to Leverage Mobile Tech for a Competitive Advantage in Construction

Five Ways to Leverage Mobile Tech for a Competitive Advantage in Construction

Smartphones have made possible business models that were unimaginable just 10 years ago. Uber, a company that is built on the ubiquity of GPS-enabled mobile devices, is currently valued at $50 billion—higher than 80 percent of the S&P 500.   Smartphones have been so disruptive because of the communication problems they solve. Good communication is […]

6 Technological Advancements that are Shaping the Construction Industry

6 Technological Advancements that are Shaping the Construction Industry Tech Advancements Shaping Construction

New technologies are constantly changing the construction landscape. Drones now make it possible to survey and map a site with ease, and at a lower cost. Smartphones and tablets make on-the-go communication a breeze. Digital blueprint apps and other software make it possible to map out a project ahead of time like never before. Even […]

How can your construction business become smarter today?

How can your construction business become smarter today?

How can your construction business become smarter today? The ability to take advantage of technology to communicate and collaborate while in the field is essential for “making your subcontractor business smarter today.” However, construction professionals have traditionally been slow to adopt new technologies that can improve communications and streamline document sharing and project management tasks. […]

The RFI and its Cost to Your Construction Firm

The RFI and its Cost to Your Construction Firm

The RFI and its Cost to Your Construction Firm The RFI (request for information) is intended to ask questions and bridge gaps or inconsistencies that may arise when reviewing provided documents. Despite RFIs being a necessary clarification tool that can prevent devastating miscommunication, an overwhelming amount of RFIs can slow down a project and create […]

What Looking for Stuff is Costing Your Construction Company

What Looking for Stuff is Costing Your Construction Company

For a mere 90 minutes a day, on average, of 50 employees “looking for stuff,” that annualizes to about 18,000 hours spent, by our workers, “looking for stuff.”   You want to guess at one cost that just about every company in the construction industry experiences? Having employees who are spending hours a week “Looking […]

Tired of Paperwork? It’s Time for Mobile Construction Management Software

Tired of Paperwork? It’s Time for Mobile Construction Management Software tried of paperwork

Paperwork remains a significant drag on productivity, so consider mobile construction management software to increase efficiencies and profits. The construction industry continues to transform each year forcing companies to adapt to stay competitive.  Going into 2017 there are a few trends that are projected to shake things up: the shortage of qualified workers, the growing […]

10 Reasons Excel & Word Docs are Hurting Subcontractor Firms

10 Reasons Excel & Word Docs are Hurting Subcontractor Firms

Recently, every industry has begun to shift from traditional Excel and Word files to cloud-based technology to keep everything integrated and running efficiently.  More companies are putting an emphasis on mobile devices such as smartphones and iPads rather than laptops or desktop computers to increase mobility; this business model shift is especially impactful for on-the-go […]

5 Tips to Eliminate the Monthly Construction Fire Drill Meeting

5 Tips to Eliminate the Monthly Construction Fire Drill Meeting

Stop Crucial Mistakes from Destroying Your Construction Company. Every month, your construction firm has the “coup de grâce” meeting to determine where projects stand, and where your billable hours and invoices sit to meet production targets.  The regular meeting is a mad scramble between Executives, Project Managers, Foreman, and Accounting.  The Office is tense and […]

5 Critical Success Factors for Construction Subcontractors

5 Critical Success Factors for Construction Subcontractors

Since the economy’s slow improvement, the construction industry has seen growth as well. The issue, however, is the growth is mixed. Some companies are benefitting from the economic environment, while others are still struggling with the lasting effects of the recession. eSUB, a mobile and cloud-based subcontractor construction management and document control platform, enables successful […]