From hazardous machinery to noisy work site conditions, there is no denying that construction is a dangerous line of work. However, companies can drastically mitigate construction risks with one simple element: clear and dependable communication. DispatchPlus by pdvWireless offers the instantaneous voice communication that is necessary for proper coordination of multiple job sites. Continue »
Projectmates is enthusiastic about unveiling the newly updated, robust native mobile construction app focused on managing capital construction projects for owners. The features are focused on the users such as project managers or executives on the road, as well as someone working onsite. The app can be used on all mobile devices capable of internet connectivity and display. With more than 20 years of expertise, our award-winning software is trusted by owners because we have proven success in streamlining construction programs, keeping projects on track and under budget while working through mobile or desktop devices.
An updated app for smart phones and other mobile devices can help workers stay safe when working outdoors in hot weather. This free app was updated and redesigned by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), along with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Making Technology Work for Project Managers and Last Planners Builderbox.io: People-centric Project Management in the Cloud
The rapidly changing customer needs, economic uncertainties and growing demand for better housing and infrastructure are at the epicenter of the technology revolution we are seeing in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. Continue »
Building something great is never easy. Often, those who had no hand in building a skyscraper or a hospital will walk by and enjoy it, never realizing how many tasks came together to form one completed job. Countless hands and strong backs are needed to raise up something great and before any project can truly be crowned as complete, that walkthrough needs to take place. Work cannot be concluded until all deficiencies have been recorded and taken care of. Continue »
Mobile Technology for Jobsite Data Tracking and Reporting busybusy Helps Stonetree Grow by 30 Percent in One Year
Stonetree Landscape and Excavation wanted to improve their data collection process, so they decided to eliminate the paper timecards they were using. The busybusy platform provided the clearest solution. It had all the features Stonetree was looking for—from organizing information to improving jobsite intelligence. Eventually, the busybusy platform helped lead to 30 percent growth for Stonetree in one year without cutting profits. Continue »
Profit Protection and Risk Mitigation Tools for Subcontractors Midwest Concrete Went From Scratch Pads to iPads® and Never Looked Back
Midwest Concrete, located near Kansas City, Mo., began researching construction management software to address five business needs. At the top of their list was rolling out technology that was easy to adopt and simple to use—leading the company to eSUB. “Implementation and adoption of eSUB was relatively simple and easy because the platform is designed for subcontractors,” says Joe Silvestro, head of commercial sales for Midwest Concrete.
When we talk with clients about their needs for streamlined project management, a primary concern is having mobile access. Connecting the field to the office is mission critical when it comes to managing projects efficiently and keeping everyone connected, informed and focused on delivering results. Continue »
We live in an incredibly connected world—one where instant access, maximum flexibility and ever-increasing speed have become requirements. Why expect anything less when it comes to your bid process? Continue »
The construction industry is among the slowest to adapt process and technological advancement. Many key markets have seen a decline in productivity from the 1990s, and according to research by McKinsey, large projects “typically take 20 percent longer to finish than scheduled and are up to 80 percent over budget.” APE Mobile is a paperless site app that automates paperwork by integrating all form templates, checklists and drawings into a low cost paperless app, allowing businesses to use their existing forms and processes while greatly improving efficiency. Continue »
The manager app is designed for fleet managers and owners to oversee fleet operations from any mobile device. Management no longer needs to sit at a desk to know what their mobile workforce is up to. Continue »