A Practical Guide to Selecting Construction Software

A Practical Guide to Selecting Construction Software

Why is it important to have an ERP designed for construction?

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Accounting

5 Ways to Prepare for New Revenue Recognition Standards

5 Ways to Prepare for New Revenue Recognition Standards

Is your organization ready? Download our eBook to discover the five steps contractors need to follow to properly adhere to new revenue recognition standards, the overriding principles behind them, and how an ERP technology solution can help.

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Managing Compliance Is Key to Successful Construction Projects

Managing Compliance Is Key to Successful Construction Projects

Construction is one of the most heavily regulated industries, and staying in compliance is critical to your company's success. Learn several tips to keeping your projects on target and to avoid costly fines with this informative whitepaper.

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Business Intelligence

How To Leverage Business Intelligence For Your Construction Company

How To Leverage Business Intelligence For Your Construction Company

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.

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Tapping into Better Business Intelligence

Tapping into Better Business Intelligence

Business intelligence is out there in the construction industry: applications, infrastructure, tools and best practices that enable access to and analysis of information to improve decisions and performance. But large-scale contractors are losing a lot of money because they are not tapping into all the business intelligence available to them. Experts put the potential loss of revenue from failing to leverage this asset in the billions of dollars.

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Spectrum® Business Intelligence Application Brief

Spectrum® Business Intelligence Application Brief

From in-depth reports, to dashboards, to creative charts, graphs and even geographical mapping of data, Spectrum Business Intelligence provides a powerful data analysis platform designed for the business user.

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Estimating

Drive Sales and Profit by Bidding in Your Sweet Spot

Drive Sales and Profit by Bidding in Your Sweet Spot

Do you know your estimating sweet spot? It’s where you find advantage for profitable negotiations, where you know your strengths and weaknesses, and where you gain insight for best profit on any job. As important and valuable as that information is, there are contractors who continue to leave questions unanswered and money on the table.

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Controlling Costs and Increasing Profit Margins through Better Estimating

Controlling Costs and Increasing Profit Margins through Better Estimating

Are you consistently performing accurate takeoffs, preparing detailed estimates efficiently, and submitting on-target bids for jobs? Contractors can save money throughout a project’s lifecycle by improving efforts in the preconstruction phase. Seamless software for takeoff and estimating is a worthwhile investment for construction businesses seeking to increase speed, accuracy, savings, and profit on every job.

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Construction Management Software: It's Time to Integrate BIM

Construction Management Software: It's Time to Integrate BIM

As integrated project delivery methods gain popularity in the US, the use of BIM is also growing. While BIM is widely considered a useful tool during design and preconstruction, its uses extend far beyond models and clash detection.

Learn more about how contractors who adopt collaborative BIM deliver better projects and save time throughout the project and especially at closeout.

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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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Service Management

Turning Service Technicians into Service Managers

Turning Service Technicians into Service Managers

Empowering technicians by providing better access to information and more authority to make decisions in the field increases their commitment to the work that needs to be done, and bolsters their contribution to the company’s overall health.

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5 Ways Service Management Tech Tools Help Grow Business

5 Ways Service Management Tech Tools Help Grow Business

Could your organization benefit from a service management tool? Download our eBook to discover five ways these tools can help grow your business, and the keys to choosing the best solution for your organization.

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Project Management

Successful Project Management - Getting A Handle On Work In Progress

Successful Project Management - Getting A Handle On Work In Progress

Getting information from the field team to office personnel quickly and accurately cuts down on financial reporting mistakes and helps firms better allocate resources.

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Best Practices for Subcontractor Management

Best Practices for Subcontractor Management

A good communications and management strategy relies on having unfettered collaboration between the office and the entire team in the field, with integrated software and workflows between each.

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Best Practices: Change Orders

Best Practices: Change Orders

5 Steps to Developing a Proactive Change Order Management Strategy

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Construction Project Management on the Cutting Edge

Construction Project Management on the Cutting Edge

How innovative technologies and software are helping project managers streamline processes to build faster, smarter projects.

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Technology

Going Paperless: The Digital Construction Organization

Going Paperless: The Digital Construction Organization

By implementing a cloud-based, integrated software solution to move to a paperless office, companies can seamlessly connect the back office, the project team and the crews in the field.

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Six Steps to Tearing Down the Construction Productivity Wall

Six Steps to Tearing Down the Construction Productivity Wall

Growth-minded contractors are embracing technology to power success . . . are you?

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Integrated vs. Stand-Alone Project Management Systems

Integrated vs. Stand-Alone Project Management Systems

If your company is like many others, you may be considering new technology for your PM/operations teams. However, the more you dig into these products, the more you will realize that there is significant overlap with your current financial/job cost systems. This prompts a MAJOR DECISION.

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Achieve a Higher ROI When You Connect Your Office, Team, and Field

Achieve a Higher ROI When You Connect Your Office, Team, and Field

Successful construction organizations know that to achieve the best visibility into and control of their projects, everyone in the organization needs to be connected. Viewpoint is providing the industry's leading solutions that seamlessly connect the Office, the Team, and the Field to share data and streamline work so that your construction projects take less time, produce stronger profits, and mitigate risks and errors.

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Spectrum® Construction Software Brochure

Spectrum® Construction Software Brochure

Spectrum delivers complete business management for con- struction companies. From accounting to project management, from the office to the job site, and across the entire life cycle of construction work, Spectrum has helped thousands of firms manage and grow their contracting businesses. Spectrum represents more than three decades of continuous innovation and investment in the latest technologies.

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Mobile

How to Leverage Quality and Safety Data for Better Margins: 6 Reasons to Utilize a Single Mobile Solution

How to Leverage Quality and Safety Data for Better Margins: 6 Reasons to Utilize a Single Mobile Solution

When international construction giant Mace calls the sprawling Birmingham New Street Station and Grand Central Shopping Mall "one of the biggest refurbishments in Europe," it isn’t exaggerating. The train station — the central hub of the British Railways system — sees more than 30 million passengers annually and the adjoining mall covers 500,000 square feet.

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