Videos And Podcasts
A Viewpoint on Construction Episode 6 – Planning for the Future: Succession Planning for Contractors
In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, we talk about succession planning with Gregg Schoppman, principal and Florida consulting manager with construction consulting firm FMI. As the construction industry workforce evolves, older generations of leaders are turning over the business torch to younger generations. How well contractors manage this process can significantly impact both the short- and long-term success of the company. What many contractors don’t know is that effective succession planning is a five- to 10-year process. Hear real-world stories, best practices and what contractors should be doing to develop an effective succession planning game plan.
Viewpoint Launches Construction Management System to Extend Office, Team and Field Collaboration
ViewpointOne Connects the Back Office to Project Teams and Field While Adding Flexibility and Scalability to Contractors’ Viewpoint Investments
Software keeping construction on track
Construction is a high stakes game, with massive projects and equally massive budgets balancing on a knife-edge between success and failure. ‘‘A 2016 report by McKinsey, Managing Construction’s Digital Future, showed that around the world, on average, large projects go 20 per cent over schedule and up to 80 per cent over budget,’’ says Ian Desbrow, managing director of Australia and New Zealand sales for US-based construction software firm Viewpoint, ‘‘Australia is no exception. The industry is highly volatile, many contractors operate with razor-thin margins and just a handful of project issues can dramatically affect profitability.’’