“Pride One is fortunate to be considered an ‘essential business‘ by the State of Ohio. But that does not mean that COVID-19 has not impacted our business,” says Taylor Leohr of Pride One Construction. “COVID-19 has caused many subcontractors to not show up or have smaller crews. Suppliers are not able to provide certain materials. … Read more Software update tracks COVID-19 impact
Businesses are just beginning to come to grips with the new coronavirus-dictated realities of social distancing and working remotely. Contractors are in an unprecedented situation. The need to communicate with team members, subcontractors and owners has never been more acute or fraught with stress and concern. How leaders express themselves during a crisis is extremely … Read more Did coronavirus expose communication platform gaps?
Atul Gawande, the surgeon and best-selling author of The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right, says, “Our great struggle in medicine these days is not just with ignorance and uncertainty. It’s also with complexity: how much you have to make sure you have in your head and think about it. There are a thousand … Read more Checklists Strengthen Daily Site Logs
Are you part of the 81 percent of contractors surveyed by the Associated General Contractors of America who say they’re having a hard time filling construction positions? Then part of your solution may be a new or enhanced construction management platform. Outdated methodologies deter top talent In today’s competitive construction market, using Excel and Access … Read more Having a hard time filling construction positions?
Nearly every day there is news of yet another company hack that could have been prevented with cloud security. Instead, hackers stole valuable private data. A company’s reputation was seriously damaged. The hack may even destroy clients’ trust in the company. Secure data and increase productivity Cloud security is one of the most important ways … Read more Rest Easy with Cloud Security
Some of the most frustrating moments in the general and sub-contracting world are when you are in the field looking at a room on the site with the plans in your hands and things don’t match. The plans state clearly the room is 14×16 and yet you are literally staring at a closet. Argh! This … Read more Having the latest and greatest
When the job site feels disorganized and chaotic you can probably pin the blame on this common culprit––miscommunication. Way too often contractors in the field end up wasting hours and days on slow communication channels, which equates to lots of dollars wasted as well. Picture this instead. You are out in the field and you can’t … Read more Communication Failures on a Construction Job Site?