In today’s ever-crowded construction software market, finding the right fit can be exhausting and overwhelming. How do you choose the right software for your construction business? How do you sort through the hype to find what the software will actually do for your business? And how can you tell which vendor will be with you for the long haul and which will disappear after the sale? These are just some of the burning questions construction companies face when evaluating software solutions. Continue »
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In recent years, the construction industry has been bombarded with new software solutions that advertise they are the fastest, greatest, cheapest, most mobile and user-friendly products.
What makes software companies different? Take a look at the company’s history. Construction software should focus on a contractor’s specific business needs, not the current “app buzz of the month.”
The gyms are back to normal, with many slacking off their New Year’s resolutions for more exercise, but there is still plenty of time to help you manage your construction business. Read over these tips to get your business pumped up for 2017. Continue »
Every new year brings resolutions, predictions, and anticipation of what lies ahead. Last year was a strong year for construction. The industry saw the largest increase in construction starts since the economic downturn. Companies began exploring how to grow with an unbalanced project opportunity and labor load. More work means more profit in 2017, right? Continue »
Centered On Solutions: Get the Latest Construction Trends and More With These 3 eBooks From On Center Software
Tackle the labor shortage and compete on an increasingly high stakes playing field, discover 5 trends every construction executive needs to know and unravel myths and mistakes made during the bidding process with the latest free eBooks from On Center Software.
The intersection of an aging workforce and market demands for new technology solutions necessitates the development of a new breed of construction executive. Learn the skill set necessary to become a construction executive who can manage multiple assets, increase efficiency and minimize errors. Continue »
The highlights of Norb Slowikowski’s profitability directives comprise Part I & II of this four-part series. The second half of this series features information from Cecilia Padilla on how technology supports the path to organization and accelerates reaching the goal of maximizing profitability. The second half will focus on: Continue »
In part I of this four-part series, Norb Slowikowski, president of Slowikowski & Associates, establishes that when all components of productivity are in place, a contractor is much more likely to earn a healthy profit. Also, if a project is disorganized, profitability will diminish. Part II will review how technology, the foremen, project management and communication play a role in profitability. Continue »
Profit is a result, not an activity. It is not something you do; it is something you reach. This is the first lesson that Norb Slowikowski, president of Slowikowski & Associates, wants contractors to learn. “Profit isn’t something that is guaranteed from every project,” Slowikowski points out. “Profit comes from a well-managed project. It’s what is recovered after all costs are paid. Profits are fragile, and many times contractors bid on jobs that ultimately only add 3 percent to 5 percent of profit to the bottom line.” The journey to profitability begins with productivity. Continue »
For more than 38 years, South Valley Drywall (SVD) has been recognized as one of the top interior and exterior contractors in Colorado. SVD prides itself on running a top quality business, treating both employees and clients with the highest respect. With this philosophy, SVD is fortunate to build a strong customer base, resulting in more than 90 percent repeat business. Everyone at SVD is committed to leveraging technology, maintaining an excellent safety record, and continuing to innovate in order to improve services and projects. Travis Vap, CEO and second generation owner, is leading SVD into a new era. Continue »
Troake Group Limited (TGL) is a family-owned New Zealand company that focuses on interior solutions, ceilings and partitions for commercial and residential buildings. More than two decades ago, Vince and Victoria Troake formed TGL with the goal of being an industry leader and providing the highest quality customer service. TGL hires the best people in the industry in order to help with this endeavor. Continue »