A Viewpoint on Construction Season 2 Episode 2 - Construction Economics and the State of the Industry
Anirban Basu, chairman and CEO at the Sage Policy Group, Inc., joins the podcast and discusses the economic trends and leading indicators that contractors need to watch in order to be successful. Basu, who serves as the chief economist for the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) notes that while the short-term outlook for the construction industry remains solid, overall indicators point to a potential slowdown over the next couple of years. Effective cash flow management is critical to enduring a recession, and Basu points to new technologies that maximize efficiencies, boost productivity and replace traditional processes. Hear why he doesn’t see a traditional way out of the skilled labor shortage and why a technological revolution is necessary to fill the gaps and keep contractors productive.
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Viewpoint Announces Record Growth in 2018
PORTLAND, Ore. – January 31, 2019 – Viewpoint, a Trimble Company and construction management software leader announced today that 2018 was its strongest year in company history. The company achieved record performance in all major categories, including number of new customers, revenue, profitability and customer satisfaction. The results were anchored by a strong North America performance, increasing sales bookings by 36 percent year-over-year.