Construction Accounting Software Selection is Strategic

Carol Hagen

Is this Your Construction Accounting Software Selection Process? Choosing a Construction Accounting Software Solution can be a daunting task. Construction Accounting systems are key to operations with integrated project management. Huge Construction Software News!

5 Ways to Tell if Your Construction Software is Breaking Your Heart — and How to Move On

John Chaney

That’s exactly how we feel when we see construction companies stuck in bad relationships with construction software providers. You may be in a toxic relationship with your construction software provider if…. The software looks, feels and functions the same way it did in 1990.

3 Reasons to Change Your Construction Accounting Software

John Chaney

Throughout the year, I talk to a lot of construction business owners and accounting staff who are considering a change in their construction accounting software.

How to Successfully Integrate Construction Accounting and Operations

John Chaney

It’s no secret, though, that many contractors rely on spreadsheets for workflows like accounting, project management, scheduling and estimating. Microsoft Excel is a useful tool most companies are comfortable with, but it has its drawbacks—namely maintaining multiple data sets, duplicate data entry into software systems and spreadsheet reconciliation. The Challenge of Disconnected Construction Software. On the whole, this is great since software can streamline many functions.

Why You Need Integrated Construction Software

John Chaney

Having integrated software is key to your success as a modern contractor. Without software that connects your back office, project team and field staff, it’s too easy to miss project deadlines. Integrated software (like Viewpoint’s Jobpac Connect ERP ).

The Interconnected Construction Organization — Part 1: Downfalls of Disconnected Software

John Chaney

So often, though, multiple construction software programs and disconnected silos of information limits, delays or strangles the success of a construction project. Part of the blame lies on disjointed software solutions.

Project Readiness Quiz: Is Your Company Prepared?

John Chaney

Five minutes — that’s all it takes to see if your projects are ready for today’s modern demands. Take the quiz below! Note: This quiz was originally created for contractors in the Australia, New Zealand and Asia-Pacific markets.

The Interconnected Construction Organization — Part 2: The Benefits of Integrated Construction Software in the Cloud

John Chaney

Integrated software can make workflows easier for contractors in both the office and the field. Imagine a construction work environment void of the frustration that comes with paperwork, outdated data, disconnected software solutions and the inability to effectively collaborate.

A Guide to Selecting the Right Construction Software

John Chaney

That’s why many turn to modern software solutions to streamline and manage a wide variety of workflows. And if you choose the wrong solution, your ROI likely won’t be great, and the software may end up hindering your jobs rather than helping them.

Why You Need a Long-Term Construction Software Partner

John Chaney

In case you haven’t heard, construction software use is on the rise. Meanwhile, JBKnowledge’s Construction Technology Report noted that workflows like accounting, estimating and project management depend more and more on integrated software. As companies adopt new software solutions, though, many have already seen some of the drawbacks of adding multiple, separate software systems by department or need. Choosing a Dependable Software Provider for the Long Haul.

Championing Regulatory Compliance with the Right Construction Management Software

John Chaney

The right construction management software can help construction organisations stay on top of compliance issues. Utilising Integrated Construct ion Software or SaaS Solutions on Your Compliance Journey.

Is Your Accounting Software Update Worth The Cost?

Contractor Bookkeeping

Managing Editor For Find Accounting Software. The premise behind signing up for support and software version updates is pretty clear. Accounting Software for construction Accounting Software for Contractors Accounting Software

Is Your Accounting Software Update Worth The Cost?

Contractor Bookkeeping

Find Accounting Software - findaccountingsoftware.com‎. The premise behind signing up for support and software version updates is pretty clear. Accounting Software for construction Accounting Software for Contractors Accounting Software Today's Guest Article Is From Russ Davidson From. Nobody wants to pay extra for a service they buy.

Security in Your Construction Software

John Chaney

While financial information may not be as in-depth, our industry works on billion-dollar projects, with large amounts of money and account numbers changing hands on any given day. Security and data privacy is critical to construction management software. Beyond the software.

Better logistics with integrated software

John Chaney

Often, estimating, accounting and project management are handled through different systems. Those kinds of errors can be eliminated with an integrated software solution. The right software brings the office and the field together for seamless operations and better logistics.

Why Are Contractors Using Fewer Software Applications?

John Chaney

The majority of construction companies are using a variety of software solutions for accounting, project management, estimating, and other important functions. The 2017 report includes many insights about software use in our industry. Tying construction workflows to software.

Monitoring Your Financial Position to Succeed in the Construction Industry

John Chaney

When is the Right Time to Implement Construction Accounting Software? The truth is, the question should not be when do you need construction accounting software, but rather, can you truly afford to not have solutions in place?

State of the Construction Industry: February Roundup

John Chaney

Across the industry, curtailing safety incidents has been a rallying cry, and they underscore the need for contractors to have the right measures in place — including software and technology — to help streamline and advance leading-edge safety practices on the jobsite.

Unique High-Profit Contractors Need Value From Accounting Software

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Accounting Software for ContractorsPrice And Value. VS. A Cheap Price does not always give you the “biggest bang for the buck” as the saying goes (author unknown). One of the reasons that we all like unit pricing in the grocery store is that it helps us determine which is the best value when deciding between sizes and between the store brands. Take for example ice cream. There are several main types: Labeled as Non-Fat, Low Fat, Reduced Fat, Sugar-Free, Creamy, Deluxe, Premium.

5 Critical Construction Project Reports your System Should Pull Without Fuss

John Chaney

Here’s a list of key reports that you should be able to pull at any moment from your construction project management software: Basic Accounting Reports. Integrated construction software systems also offer asset and plant management capabilities.

HR, Finance and Accounting Professionals: Learn How to Work Smarter Not Harder at Collaborate 2018

John Chaney

HR, Finance and Accounting Professionals: Learn How to Work Smarter Not Harder at Collaborate 2018. In the back office, accounting and HR teams are the workhorses that get these tasks done day in and day out. Not a HR, finance or accounting professional?

State of the Construction Industry: November Roundup

John Chaney

Featured News North America Trends cloud based construction software commercial construction Construction Accounting Construction Operations construction robotics construction safety Construction TechnologyA review of some of the top construction headlines and a look forward to 2019.

Setting Up Implementation Training for Successful Technology Adoption

John Chaney

Training your end users thoroughly on how to use new software and technology is vital to successful implementations. Over my career I have personally trained more than 1,000 people on various software products in collegiate and corporate environments.

Service Management Construction Software | Construction Manager Software

John Chaney

Spectrum ® Service Management Construction Software streamlines your service operations for a better customer experience. Spectrum Service Management Construction Software is part of the integrated Spectrum Construction Software. Construction Accounting.

3 cash flow forecasting tips for your next big construction project

John Chaney

Integrated construction management software, like Viewpoint’s JobPac can help streamline accurate cash flow forecasts. Effectively managing cash flow is critical for contractors’ success.

Podcast Recap: How Integrated, Cloud-Based Construction Software Improves the Bottom Line

John Chaney

Construction software can have a big impact on the productivity of a company, especially when selected thoughtfully and implemented wisely. Viewpoint has been creating software for contractors, including those in the mechanical trades, for 40 years.

How Interstate Electrical Services Became a Leader in Lean Construction

John Chaney

There are a variety of accounting and project management software platforms built specifically for the construction industry (such as Viewpoint ) that can help you manage this process with workflow optimization tools. Editor’s note: The following blog post is an article by one of our clients, Billerica, Mass.-based based Interstate Electrical Services. The article originally ran in Construction Dive on Feb.

The 10 Questions You Should Ask When Considering Project Management Software—Part 5 of 5

John Chaney

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment in a five-part series on Construction Project Management — how innovative technologies and software are helping project managers streamline processes to build faster, smarter projects. While many project managers today are still utilizing manual processes or working with significantly outdated software, it is becoming clear that this is less of a matter of choice. Construction Software ROI.

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. There are many mature software systems that did not start on the Internet and their cloud offering is actually a patchwork. This occurs frequently to computer software.

Purchasing & Inventory Construction Software

John Chaney

With Spectrum ® Purchasing & Inventory Construction Software, master your purchasing costs and simplify inventory controls. Spectrum purchasing construction software gives you the ability to: Create purchase orders. Construction Accounting. Purchasing + Inventory.

Maximized Productivity – Reason 1 of 10 why to use integrated construction software

John Chaney

When everyone is on the same software, everything goes more smoothly, and that means maximized productivity. Teams that work from an array of spreadsheets, older programs and off-the-shelf software can’t communicate via the cloud. Accounts Payable.

How To Add Your Accountant To QuickBooks Online Accounting Software

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This Article Shows You How To Setup Accountant Access To Your Quickbooks Online Accounting Software. The short video below shows step by step how it is done. If you need further assistance please contact Sharie 206-361-3950 or email sharie@fasteasyaccounting.com.

Construction Software Companies – 2017

Geniebelt

Much like any other industry, the construction industry is also benefitting massively from a wide variety of software tools and apps. Construction Software Companies Spreadsheet & Map.

Mitigate Construction Risk at Project Closeout

John Chaney

From tracking safety issues and compliance on the jobsite, to ensuring that regulatory and contractual obligations are met, to correctly accounting for all of the job costs, payments and other financial data […]. Risk and construction projects go hand in hand.

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QuickBooks Is Not A Professional Construction Accounting Software

Contractor Bookkeeping

QuickBooks was built upon the foundation of very simplistic single-entry bookkeeping software called “Quicken” built on DOS. Intuit responded to market demand and released “QuickBooks” which is double entry bookkeeping software for business. But It Can Be Made Into One For Contractors.

A wide array of Construction Accounting & Construction Management Software from Eque2

Construction Cost Estimating

Eque2 offers a wide array of construction software useful for accounting, estimating, house building, onshore/offshore construction asset management or contracting solution towards small contracting companies as well as multinational or international construction or contracting company.

Pitfalls of the Disconnected Jobsite

John Chaney

Having the integrated software to connect the office and field can help avoid costly project delays. For many contractors, the accounting enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is the system of record for data, regardless of whether it’s accounting or operations.

5 Ways to Prepare for New Revenue Recognition Standards

John Chaney

The new GAAP revenue recognition standards developed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board are here, and these standards are designed with complex projects in mind. When implemented properly, they offer improved cash flow and better accounting insight, which benefits contractors and customers. New revenue recognition standards will require contractors to adjust accounting practices. Best Practices Featured News Software accounting Construction Technology ERP

Construction Reporting Software | Cloud Based Reporting

John Chaney

Spectrum ® Construction Reporting software turns data into action, accessible where and when you need it. Spectrum’s Info-Link allows you to access all your business data and create reports using any ODBC-compliant software such as Microsoft ® Excel, Word, or Crystal Reports™.

The Main Benefits Of Construction Management Software

Geniebelt

From sales management techniques to accounting software, we have digitized and automated our work to a level where we require very less man power. Incorporating software in construction projects keeps track of mid-project changes and encourages trouble-free management of processes.

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