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What Role Will 3D Printing Play in the Construction Industry?
3D printing is a hot topic with clear benefits in many industries, especially aerospace, medical, and engineering fields, where creating tools and parts to precise dimensions is essential. The use...
Lean Construction: Principles & Best Practices
Lean project management focuses on delivering better value with less wasted time and materials. The philosophy behind it primarily springs from the Toyota Production System (TPS), which helped...
How Configurable Software Helps GCs Make the Most Out of Technology
As construction projects become more complex and owner expectations of contractor performance increases, it has become even more critical for contractors to have technology that is fully integrated an
Case Study: James E Roberts Obayashi Corp | Simplifying Processes
The James E. Roberts-Obayashi Corp has served the San Francisco area for more than 80 years as a general contractor. Over the past decade, the company worked to adopt more digital technology
4 Essentials to Consider When Choosing Construction Project Management Software
With a variety of software on the market, construction professionals now face a new challenge: choosing the one that fits their needs. As you’re evaluating the options, here are a few key elements.
ProjectSight in a Flash - Field Management
Improve construction field management with field project management software that establishes direct lines of communication with the field, ensuring everyone is working safely, building off of the mos
ProjectSight in a Flash - Budget and Cost
The industry standard in construction budget software and cost management software from the makers of Prolog helps your project team to manage project finances to maximize profits and minimize cost. h
ProjectSight in a Flash - Documents
Our construction document management software enables your team to share drawings, documents, RFIs and Submittals. It ensures that all stakeholders are working from the most up-to-date information ava
Keep Construction Costs Under Control with Collaborative Project Management Software
Introduction Cost Overruns Single Sourceof Truth 4 Ways for aUnified Approach Cost ControlAssistance Closing your construction projects on time and on budget is a top priority. The more...
ProjectSight in a Flash - Drawings
One of the most impressive ProjectSight features is the Drawings Module which allows field teams, subcontractors, and project owners alike to share drawings and BIM in real-time. Give your constructio
How to Evaluate Construction Project Management Software for Contractors
As we all know, contractors operate on razor-thin margins. In order to deliver successful, profitable projects, you need to manage costs prudently. And this discipline isn’t learned overnight — it...
ProjectSight: Project Management Software for General Contractors
Trimble's next generation construction project management solution built for contractors. Manage RFIs, Submittals, Documents, Punch List, Budgets and more. https://projectsight.trimble.com
Yates Construction: How to Choose a Construction Software Solution
Construction project management software is a broad term representing many types of software and products. Unless they ask the right questions, contractors can easily waste time and money on a...
Do They Understand the Current Economic Situation?
In today’s economy, it’s important to be sure your software providers understand the situation. “Generally, construction activity is down across the country,” says Crosby. “A big part of today’s const
Does the Provider Offer Personalized Customer Support?
Look for a software provider that works well with everyone who will be using the solution, from architects to trades to owners. “They need to work for all the parties involved so everyone will put the
Does the Solution Support Integrations and Connected Construction?
Software integration is one piece of this puzzle. Construction management software needs to be able to integrate with ERPs, financials, and digital tools used by trades and architects. “Pulling inform
How Well does the Software Manage Budgets and Job Costs?
As a general contractor, you have to make a profit—otherwise, your company goes out of business. To do that, you have to track expenses and consider details like the scope of work, pricing, and produc
What Type of Organization was the Software Built For?
Construction management software is typically built with specific users in mind. Some solutions are designed for general contractors, some for owners, and some for trade contractors. Start by asking t
Connecting Construction Operations with ERP
How integrated construction project management software is bridging the critical gap between project operations and accounting. 90% of global projects are either over budget or delayed.
Avoid Rework with Drawing-Centric Construction Project Management Software
Out-of-date construction project drawings can lead to expensive, often avoidable rework that can add up to as much as 20% of a project’s total cost.