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  • October 15, 2018 | Portland, OR
    Connection. Every part of our daily lives benefits from connection. And construction is literally about building connections. So how do we better connect – with each other, with different parts of our company, through our use of technology? That’s the power of connection, and that’s the glue that brings people from all over the world to Collaborate 2018.
  • August 15, 2018
    In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, we sit down with Kathleen Baldwin, CPA, CCIFP and executive director of the Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC), to discuss the expanding role and importance of CPA firms and professionals in the construction industry. Hear why construction firms shouldn’t wait to enlist a CPA and what to look for when selecting a firm. Rather than just a taxes and audit firm, the right CPA firm can become a trusted advisor for contractors, a guide for organizational growth, diversification, technology, security, risk mitigation and much more.
  • July 26, 2018
    In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, we look at the staggering numbers behind suicide in the United States, including the high rate in construction. Hear a moving discussion between our host and Patsy Dunn, CFP with Siteworks Design/Build. Dunn sits on the Executive Committee of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) and runs the organization’s Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention (CIASP) program.
  • July 9, 2018
    In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, the importance of trade associations to the strength of the construction industry and the success of member contractors is examined. Michael D. Bellaman, president and CEO of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) shares his insights about the positive impacts trade associations can have, from legislative bargaining power to professional development to key networking, branding and leadership benefits for organizations.
  • Contract Valuations are fundamental to effectively managing and delivering upon objectives and targets. Any organisation that aims to effectively manage higher volumes of work, larger and more complex projects, internal and external resources, different territories, or a more diversified project mix requires a solid foundation enabling it to assess project performance and identify potential risk and opportunities as early as possible.
  • According to new research, mining operations around the world are 28 per cent less productive today than they were ten years ago. This whitepaper details the three areas of focus needed to succeed, plus strategies for embedding effective management operating systems at mines, prioritising operational excellence and capabilities development and focusing on innovation.
  • The unique challenges and complexities of the construction and engineering sector, however, make understanding and controlling cash flow even more essential. Any company that can’t accurately manage and forecast its cash flow is potentially headed for troubled waters. But the unique challenges and complexities with the construction and engineering sector make cash flow forecasting essential.
  • 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. It is instructive to look back at where the industry started on this journey, where it is now, and where it might go in the future. Mobile technology will increasingly be at the heart of all industry processes: it is already a catalyst for capturing data and enabling its real-time re-use; it is set to become the platform through which we interact with that data and discern insights that help us design, develop and maintain a better, more sustainable built environment.
  • Over the past two decades, great strides have been made in revolutionising project delivery processes, and in using technology to enable effective collaboration. Web-based platforms provide a powerful means to centralise 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.
  • Construction projects create a mountain of data. Extracting insights from all that data can be intimidating, but embracing business intelligence can give you the ability to glean meaningful and actionable insights. Complete our quick form to learn more about how your data can give you a measurable competitive edge.