Last year, we surveyed contractors, estimators, building owners and others about their estimating processes and the technologies they use to improve them. To start 2013, we’d like to know about your construction project management best practices. Help us development an industry benchmark report by filling out this survey.
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In 2009, we published an article on how to track LEED credits with project management software. Back then, tracking LEED credits was a new feature in general construction project management systems. Today, there are now software solutions designed specifically to help construction firms track their LEED credits.
The construction industry was promised $131 billion in funding. Since I cover the construction market at Software Advice, I was curious: did the stimulus funds actually generate construction jobs? Because I live in Texas, a large state with a relatively strong construction economy, I chose to focus on jobs here, specifically.
Finding a construction job may be getting easier. A June 2012 report by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) identified 20 states that are adding construction jobs. To help individuals understand what kinds of jobs are being created, I recently caught up with Ken Simonson, Chief Economist at AGC.
In the construction industry, photos are a critical component for recording the conditions of a building and for reporting those conditions to a variety of audiences. However, most organizations do not properly strategize managing and storing them. Here are five distinctions between documents and photos to consider.
Over the last few months we have polled contractors, estimators, building owners and many others about their estimating processes. Here, in our first Construction Estimating Benchmark Report, we share our findings. These benchmarks allow you to compare your estimating processes against industry standards.
We recently had the opportunity to sit down with John Chaney, Co-founder and President of Dexter + Chaney, at our headquarters in Austin, Texas. In our interview, Chaney discussed the state of the construction industry and introduced new features in the latest release of Spectrum construction software.
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