Every week it seems a new “game-changing” product or idea comes along that promises to change the world forever, and sometimes actually does. That’s how technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, cloud computing, autonomous machinery, advanced … about Getting On Board With Construction Technology Initiatives
When working on a construction project, scheduling labor, equipment, materials, documentation, and subcontractors for every task often devolves into an exercise in futility. Resource availability and phantom needs conspire to gradually build delays into the … about Here’s How a ‘Fixer’ Can Save Your Next Project
If only smooth and easy client communications was a project tool you could pull out and use at a moment’s notice. Unfortunately, that’s hardly the case. For contractors serving owners, there is often a breakdown … about Top Four Things Your Client Needs to Understand
Whether you like to know every little detail of your job site or you like to delegate the work to your trusted employees, every boss is different. Are you a Ron Burgundy or a Captain … about QUIZ: What kind of construction boss are you?
You own the portfolio. You should own the process. Construction continues to grow, but the habits ingrained by the recession still hold sway. It's time to demand more in return for your investment. Here's what to expect … about Owners – What You Need to Know About Project Management Software
Empathy here means understanding. It means being able to put yourself in your client’s shoes and know what it feels like to be them. In essence, it means learning how to treat your customers the … about Is empathy the missing essential in your customer relationships?
Do you ever feel like you're on a treadmill, running after every new thing that comes along in your search for business and project answers? To break free, you need a strategy based on asking the … about Best Practices 101: Ask the Right Questions
Do more with less. It’s a common mantra in almost every industry. On the surface, one might think it implies more work and longer hours for employees. Perhaps a more apropos adage is, “work smarter, … about Technology: The Third Era of Construction
While construction companies need to focus on the “fatal four,” they also need to stay on top of emerging safety and health risks. Green jobs, new technologies, changes in business practices and in the workforce … about Getting Ahead of Unsuspecting Worker Safety Health & Risks
There’s no sure way to know a contractor won’t stiff you; after all, construction projects have a lot of risk and when things go south the subcontractors stand at the end of the receiving line. … about Subcontractors: Find Your Dream GC