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Daily Field Reports

Why Daily Field Reports are Important for Construction Projects

Nobody knows the aggravation of paperwork more than construction project managers. But it is often a necessary evil — especially the daily field report. Instead of being an annoyance, think of the daily field report as a blessing in disguise. You and your team may be tempted to not see its value since it seems … Continue reading Why Daily Field Reports are Important for Construction Projects

Mobile in Construction Project Management

Why Mobile is Critical in Construction Project Management

Construction project managers are turning to mobile technology in greater numbers because it is, quite simply, making their jobs easier. Why? Because they recognize that it gives them many advantages, including more control over two of the most critical factors for any construction project – time and costs. According to a survey of 249 construction … Continue reading Why Mobile is Critical in Construction Project Management

Centralized Information Concept

The Value of Centralized Information for Construction Projects

Picture this – paperwork is scattered all across your desk, your phone is ringing off the hook, and your team keeps nagging you about the questions they were asking last week. You need your sub-contractor to approve phase II of the project plan, but you’re wasting time wondering if he even got your email… You … Continue reading The Value of Centralized Information for Construction Projects

What Kind of Construction Software do I Need

What Kind of Construction Software do I Need?

We all want the shoe that fits. But when it comes to construction project management software, there are so many choices that it can be hard to find the right aisle, never mind the right shoe. Understanding the advantages of project management software is easy. It helps facilitate and improve communications among team members. It … Continue reading What Kind of Construction Software do I Need?

5 Tips for Smoother Construction Projects

5 Tips for Smoother Construction Projects

As project managers, we’re always trying to ensure that our construction projects go smoothly. Costs and deadlines must be met. But if you don’t have the right factors in place, things can delay or even breakdown, quickly. Here are five tips to help ensure your construction projects don’t go down the rabbit hole. 1. Define … Continue reading 5 Tips for Smoother Construction Projects

The Pitfalls of Email During Construction Project Management

The Pitfalls of Email in Construction Project Management

Email – You can’t live with it and you can’t live without it. But maybe you can live without it — at least when it comes to your construction project. But before we return to that point, we should debunk the myth that email is the best and only way you can reliably, efficiently, and … Continue reading The Pitfalls of Email in Construction Project Management

How Time is Spent During Construction Management

How Time is Spent in Construction Management

Efficient construction management is the bedrock of successfully completing projects, especially on time. But talk is cheap. You know you have to be efficient, you know you have to make a million pieces fit together, and you know smart construction management is the key to success. But it isn’t always that easy or simple: projects … Continue reading How Time is Spent in Construction Management

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