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  • A little more than a year ago, after hearing an inappropriate comment made during an industry event, Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) leaders Kevin Booth and Pam Hummel asked themselves why statements and actions like this were still taking place in 2018. In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, Booth and Hummel share their insights on why the construction industry needs to embrace diversity and inclusion to create safe and rewarding work environments for everyone.
  • In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, Robert Kruse with MDU Construction Services Group follows up on our previous podcast on getting the most out of software investments. Kruse, the director of financial software systems for MDU, talks from the contractor perspective about the rigid planning and research that goes into both making a software decision and implementing that software. From security of the solutions to company needs and pain points to features and functionality of the solutions to getting user adoptions and training, there are a host of areas where forward-thinking contractors should have a solid game plan to ensure long-term success.
  • Viewpoint Team explained by Matt Harris, Senior Vice President of Products at Viewpoint
  • ​Viewpoint has been a construction software industry leader for more than 40 years. Since opening our doors in 1976, every success our company has experienced is a direct result of operating within our core values. Today, we articulate those values as Character, Collaboration, Commitment, Entrepreneurship and Resilience. You’ll see them reflected in the people, products and services that put us at the technological forefront of the construction software industry.
  • In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, Tim McNally, a principal with Tilson Technology Management talks about why many technology users do not take full advantage of the software and technology tools they have at hand. Contractors can do a number of things to maximise their software solution investments – from committing to deeper research and exploration at the purchasing stage to collaboratively working to improve buy-in and usage across the entire organisation. McNally discusses some of the latest technology advancements, how they’re best implemented and what companies should be thinking about to ensure smooth transitions.
  • 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.
  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, three people out of every 100 are injured every day on the job in construction. In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, we look at how the construction industry is tackling safety challenges head-on. Greg Sizemore, vice president of health, safety and workforce development with the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) joins the show to discuss programs and technologies that are working and where the industry still falls short. Sizemore discusses the need for more safety leadership, safety improvement steps contractors can take and why the biggest roadblocks contractors cite to drastically reducing safety incidents – time and money — are more than offset by the higher productivity levels and lower overhead that enhanced safety measures provide.
  • 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.
  • Benedict Wallbank, BIM Strategy Manager at Viewpoint, hosts an interesting and informative "future-gazing" webinar looking beyond BIM Level 2 and what might inform what Level 3 will be. We have a long way to go until we reach the peak of the "Sharable Structured Data Mountain."
  • Daniel Wilkinson, Information Management Specialist, looks at Design Management and how software enables design teams to collaborate in a controlled manner.