Laptop, Hybrid Laptop, Tablet: Mobility Has Never Been More Diverse

ProCore

Tablets such as the iPad are growing in popularity, and by many accounts are taking the industry by storm, with people trying to get their tablets to do the things they’ve always done with their laptops. apple tablet evolution of technology technology ipad android

Bluebeam Revu Tip: Email or Script to Send to Box.com File Folder

Carol Hagen

For those Bluebeamers using an iPad Revu and Box.com to sync files, here’s the perfect way to get your files from Bluebeam Revu shared to Box quickly using a script (or email). Keeping the thumbnails can be helpful on the iPad.

What Your Construction Firm Needs in an Employee Portal

Carol Hagen

Employee Portal Integration to Your Construction Accounting Software and Intranet. There should be no need to configure users or SQL accounts if it’s all tied right into your existing Employee Master. Portal Access on Smartphones, iPads and tablets.

The Construction Office Imperative: Digitize, Go Paperless and Mobile

Carol Hagen

If your construction accounting system doesn’t have at minimum a drag n drop feature for documents and emails, it’s time to look for an integrated, comprehensive replacement solution.

Need an Assistant to Type in Your Cards and Manage Your LinkedIn? Got You Covered!

Help Everybody Everyday

The LinkedIn app for IOS (iPhone and IPad), which I once mocked, keeps getting better. Key Takeaway: Armed with CardMunch and the latest LinkedIn app, you’ve now got an assistant to type in your cards and help you grow and manage your LinkedIn account.

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Plangrid pushes simplicity

Extranet Evolution

Pricing plans are based on the number of ‘sheets’ that users want to share – free accounts allow up to 50, $49.99/user/month gets you up to 5000, while $99.99

Corecon expands V7 mobile access

Extranet Evolution

The enhancements provide further mobile access options and integration with other popular tools including QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, Sage Simply Accounting and SAP Business One. Corecon V7 is now compatible with Google Chrome and Apple Safari browsers enabling its use on the Apple iPad.

VFA enters UK SaaS asset management market

Extranet Evolution

Formerly EMEA sales and key accounts manager at MRI Software, and with a background in property consultancy services, Chris explained to me how VFA’s suite of software tools can be used.

Construction Industry Steps to the Cloud and Mobile Devices

Carol Hagen

It seemed that the iPad users liked Dropbox but few were sharing files they felt needed to be highly secure. Every cloud solution must take into account a mix of security and risk management.

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Enhance your estimating process with Sage 100 Contractor

Construction Cost Estimating

Sage, a trust worthy supplier of accounting and business management software , launched Sage 100 Contractor. The software provides a unique construction system amalgamating accounting, project management, estimating and service management under one roof.

Is Revit dead?

Sean Burke

Autodesk is investing heavily in the cloud – by some accounts up to 500 million USD per year. With any stable internet connection, I sometimes use an iPad to quickly view models. Many of my colleagues have recently expressed concern regarding the future of Revit.

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Basestone 2.0 launched

Extranet Evolution

Users can also import files from other applications, including Dropbox and Box, direct from an iPad. Pricing -wise: basic use of Basestone (enabling sharing of up to 50 drawings) is free; for over 50 drawings, a Professional account (up to 500 drawings) costs £19.99

Construction Project Managers Go Mobile

Carol Hagen

Update September 27, 2010: Project Manager views Job Alerts on iPad using Corecon Mobile. Applications designed to improve collaboration that you can navigate efficiently on your cell phone or iPad. Apple – iPad. Wait, you did read that correctly…the iPad too.

Our Contractors Bookkeeping Services Unique Differences

Contractor Bookkeeping

1 - What do you know about construction accounting? Do they have the 10,000 hours of training and practice it takes to be good at construction accounting? But as luck would have it, we had Randal DeHart as our accountant. How’s that for a Good Accountant? #5

e-Builder grows through focus on owner/operators and pure SaaS

Extranet Evolution

It launched a Blackberry-based service in 2006 and was one of the first vendors I know to launch iPad-specific apps in 2011. SaaS veterans Ron and Jon Antevy are helping e-Builder grow steadily by focusing on the detailed needs of major owner/operator customers.

You Have No Idea How Many Visitors Your Website Gets

Help Everybody Everyday

That’s straight from my Google Analytics account (clearly the authority, right?). Here is the Webalizer account of what happened on August 1st: 3,494 page views ( don’t get me started on page views vs. hits ). I thought I knew how many people visited this website.

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ConExpo ConAgg 2011: Social Media a Twitter in Construction

Carol Hagen

The iPad giveaways are in full bloom at #conexpoconagg [link] Other good prizes [link]. Knowing that Twitter is underutilized (as 14% of the US population has a Twitter account), it is best to share this in a more traditional manner… Blogging, to reach the whole construction audience.

Autodesk 360 Rendering Competition

Revit OpEd

They will select three winners and those three will feature exclusively in their Autodesk® 360 newsletter, worldwide distribution, as well as receive prizes like an iPad, a $500 gift card and more! Visit Rendering in Autodesk® 360 and sign in to your Autodesk® 360 account. Nisha with Autodesk wrote to let me know that they''ve opened a rendering competition, beginning today, to help demonstrate the usefulness of rendering via Autodesk 360. What can you win?

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Contractors Want Reports Not Bookkeeping

Contractor Bookkeeping

There are accounting systems that deal with both quantity and quality. The Accounting Software You Need Depends On The Level Of Reports You Require. Today, I hear similar complaints about QuickBooks Online (and other web based accounting software)…."It’s

Contractors Need Reports Not Bookkeeping

Contractor Bookkeeping

There are accounting systems that deal with both quantity and quality. The Accounting Software You Need Depends On The Level Of Reports You Require. Today, I hear similar complaints about QuickBooks Online (and other web based accounting software)…."It’s

Contractors: Do You Have a Cell Phone Policy? Is It Time for an Upgrade?

Best Practices Construction Law

And did you think about use of personal email accounts by your project members? Best Practices Project Management construction site tablet ipad iphone Matthew Scully technology and constructionSmart phones and tablets are now commonplace on the construction job site.

How Mobile Project Management Can Improve Jobsite Efficiency

Geniebelt

These costs do not even cover the time loss for driving back and forth to the main office from the job site and hunting down requisitions and invoices to file with accounting departments.

Construction Software Partly Cloud(y)

Carol Hagen

No extra hardware or software needed, just a web browser and internet connection from your PC, smartphone or iPad. construction accounting software Construction Industry - Software estimating project management software cloud computing construction software

ProContractorProMX version 2.9 released in 2013

Construction Cost Estimating

This newly launched software provides complete solution towards equipment management to take off and estimating, payroll for reporting and analysis, project management, procurement management, job cost accounting and much more. Maxwell Systems has also introduced an iPad app for ProContractorMX which facilitates you to communicate with the jobsite, the hardware store, vendors etc.

TeamBinder builds well-integrated SaaS solution

Extranet Evolution

General manager sales and marketing Rob Bryant, account manager Ryan Campbell and CTO Yoganathan. QA Software’s SaaS platform TeamBinder is attractive to Australian and SE Asian construction customers for its intuitive interface and easy integration with common Microsoft tools.

Construction Business Owner Blogs

Construction Business Owner

ACCOUNTING |. Accounting & Finance. We are at no loss for new technologies: iPads, tablets, netbooks, Droids, wireless everything, software, you name it! Tags accounting. accounting software. Construction Accounting Software. HOME |. STRATEGY |. MANAGEMENT |.

COVER STORY: 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Using a multi-layered GIS map displayed on an iPad, LED officials were able to show site details, utilities, nearest rail access, proximity to the river and the Port of Lake Charles during the first site visits by the Sasol team.

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Digital Dryshack #60, First look: Viewpoint Mobile Field Manager (MFM)

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

Daily and overall project productivity status is displayed conspicuously and effectively, so superintendents have an easy-to-see running account of exactly how their project stacks up against the estimate. MFM works with Androids, iPads, and Windows machines, offering optimum flexibility.

Digital Dryshack #60, First look: Viewpoint Mobile Field Manager (MFM)

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

Daily and overall project productivity status is displayed conspicuously and effectively, so superintendents have an easy-to-see running account of exactly how their project stacks up against the estimate. MFM works with Androids, iPads, and Windows machines, offering optimum flexibility.

Accede asks: What do snaggers want?

Extranet Evolution

While Brett is a chartered accountant by background, he has extensive experience of Australia’s mining, natural resources and construction markets, and he has identified that around 6% of project management time is typically devoted to quality assurance work.

Construction Cost Estimator 1.8.1 is just launched

Construction Cost Estimating

is well versed with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad. In order to purchase cost estimator through the App store, an apple account is necessary. Construction Cost Estimator is an effective cost estimating tool to generate accurate cost estimations for various types of construction projects.

HeavyBid provides great solution to your construction estimating & construction bidding process

Construction Cost Estimating

HeavyBid supports all the iPad and tablet devices. HeavyBid supports your current accounting system to easily send your bid correctly to accounting for making budget.

Interview With Rachel Yoka on Productivity

Help Everybody Everyday

I have my iPad and iPhone. We have all these devices and all of these email accounts. In the February 2011 issue of SMPS Marketer, I interview Rachel Yoka, Vice President of Strategic Business Planning and Sustainability at TimHaahs.

Who's afraid of the Big Bad BIM?: Reality Capture Magic

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad BIM?

FYI, you do have to create an account with Sensopia. Autodesk FINNALY releases design review on the iPad (with video). Whos afraid of the Big Bad BIM?

Advantages of Using Construction Estimating Software

Construction Cost Estimating

Construction estimators account for all aspects of construction, including equipment, labor and materials, so that the bidder does not face unforeseen costs. It should also create invoices and perform some accounting tasks.

The Hand That Feeds You

Business Facilities Blog

Hidden in the heart of just about every iPhone and iPad is something that tells us this steel-cage death match eventually will end with a handshake and a hug. According to a Bloomberg supply-chain analysis, Apple accounts for nearly 9 percent of Samsung’s global revenue.

Construction Business Owner Blogs

Construction Business Owner

ACCOUNTING |. Accounting & Finance. I happen to have an iPad, which came with essentially no instructions. However, after taking it out of the box, I knew to charge my iPad and then download necessary business-related applications (after downloading Angry Birds, of course).