Collaboration

9 Point Guide to Selecting Collaboration Software

9 Point Guide to Selecting Collaboration Software

In order for your projects to be accomplished efficiently, effectively, and profitably, you require organized collaboration between all parties involved.  That can be achieved with an integrated software solution, ensuring your projects meet cost, time, and quality expectations. How do you evaluate the right solution for your business? How does Viewpoint For Projects stack up?

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Best Practice Collaboration

Best Practice Collaboration

Over the past two decades, great strides have been made in revolutionizing project delivery processes, and in using technology to enable effective collaboration. Web-based platforms provide a powerful means to centralize information for use throughout project delivery -from the earliest conceptual stages where the project brief needs to be developed, through detailed design and construction, to hand-over of a fully-documented new asset to the owner-operator.

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Improve Control and Mitigate Risk Through Collaboration Software

Improve Control and Mitigate Risk Through Collaboration Software

This whitepaper presents ways that business owners can more effectively mitigate factors that derail control, while also building an essential audit trail, improving workflow, and encouraging better communication across internal and external stakeholders by using collaboration technology.

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BIM and Collaboration

BIM and Collaboration

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is set to revolutionize the delivery of construction projects. It will help the industry and its clients move from inefficient, often-paper-based information processes within fragmented project teams towards the seamless flow of structured data between collaborators incentivized to deliver whole life value.

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Exploring the Benefits of BIM in Pre-Construction

Exploring the Benefits of BIM in Pre-Construction

Few topics in the construction technology landscape today receive as much attention and discussion as BIM (Building Information Modeling). There are various perspectives on what BIM is exactly, what it encompasses, and what it is not.

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Equipment Management

Improve Profit by Maximizing Equipment Investments

Improve Profit by Maximizing Equipment Investments

This eBook addresses the top six forces confronting contractors that have significant equipment investments, as well as the role that equipment managers play in maximizing equipment investments, the importance of strong equipment maintenance programs, and ways that technology allows businesses to improve efficiency and profitability when it comes to managing equipment effectively.

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Job Cost

Vista and GCPAY.com Combine to Streamline Accounts Payable Processes for Subcontractors

Vista and GCPAY.com Combine to Streamline Accounts Payable Processes for Subcontractors

Every day Accounting Departments in the construction industry face a myriad of expensive and time-consuming issues relating to Accounts Payable practices. For large jobs these processes are critical to the success of the project and the overall financial health of the General Contractor. Payments to subcontractors can represent more then 75% of the project’s cash outflow, and being able to manage invoices, lien releases, compliance documents and other expenses efficiently is paramount to the project’s and company’s success.

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Eliminating Inefficiencies in Your Construction Businesses

Eliminating Inefficiencies in Your Construction Businesses

To understand a company’s true costs and improve profitability, it’s critical to have a construction-specific accounting solution that allows the business to properly manage all facets of accounting, financials, and reporting in a timely manner.

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How to Eliminate Chaos and Inefficiency in Your Service Business

How to Eliminate Chaos and Inefficiency in Your Service Business

Service, when managed properly, can help Specialty contractors drive consistent revenue and profits. Learn how to avoid the most common causes of service inefficiency for specialty contractors with the free white paper from Viewpoint and MSI, How to Eliminate Chaos and Inefficiency in your Service Business.

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Service Operations

Work Order Management: Better Service for Customers, Better Cash Flow for You

Work Order Management: Better Service for Customers, Better Cash Flow for You

The benefits of implementing a flexible, integrated work order management system are immediate and can deliver notable results to your bottom line. These include giving you the ability to quickly respond to your customer inquiries, set up and capture costs of work performed and more accurate and timely billing of small jobs. This ultimately increases cash flow for your organization.

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Project Management

Contractors Are Staying Competitive by Following Construction Planning Best Practices

Contractors Are Staying Competitive by Following Construction Planning Best Practices

Key factors of business environments are analyzed based upon internal and external influences. FMI Consulting, a leading consultancy firm for contractors, has developed a framework for contractors to help them effectively analyze their business environment, taking in account the concept of the “4 C’s”.

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Technology

Top 10 Reasons to Change with the Times

Top 10 Reasons to Change with the Times

Investing in the right software to effectively manage a construction business is essential for any construction company’s best success. Even realizing this, however, many businesses are resistant to change. What’s holding them back? Among the most notable issues are disruption to business, cost to change, and data migration. So, is change worth it? When is the right time for making a change?

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Check Your Tech Partner's Pulse: 6 Vital Signs for a Healthy Business

Check Your Tech Partner's Pulse: 6 Vital Signs for a Healthy Business

A healthy business requires a happy technology partnership. Is your software vendor equipped to support your construction company’s best health?

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

When it comes to technology innovations, is your company keeping pace? In a recent study, 71% of contractors said they allocate less than 1% of the revenue for IT. The consequences of under-investing in IT can impact capacity to scale and grow, to compete, recruit, to control costs, improve profitability, and more. So, is it time to evaluate whether your current technology is keeping up or falling behind?

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Successful Construction Software Selection: A Practical Guide

Successful Construction Software Selection: A Practical Guide

The process of evaluating and selecting your next generation of construction software doesn’t have to be a painful process. If managed properly, your firm can select a new software suite, and more importantly a new technology partner, that will serve your organization successfully for many years to come. This guide should help you manage the process in an efficient manner, while helping you avoid common pitfalls that many firms encounter.

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Mobile

Mobile - Managing the Data Challenge

Mobile - Managing the Data Challenge

In the course of just over a generation, the construction industry has moved from being a relatively static, paper based sector into one creating and disseminating huge volumes of increasingly mobile structured data.

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