Mobile Website Marketing For Construction Brands

Construction Marketing Blog

Driven by meteoric growth in smart phones and tablets, mobile web is the next big marketing challenge. Mobile website conversions are the future for content delivery. The opportunities associated with creating a user-friendly mobile website for marketing cannot be ignored.

Construction Project Managers Go Mobile

Carol Hagen

Update September 27, 2010: Project Manager views Job Alerts on iPad using Corecon Mobile. Construction Project Managers main line of communication is their mobile device. Applications designed to improve collaboration that you can navigate efficiently on your cell phone or iPad.

Bluebeam Revu Tips for iPad: Add Audio, Video and Perform Field Measurements

Carol Hagen

Bluebeam Revu iPad is available on iTunes and can help field workers access plans and perform the punch process visually. The audio and video markups were added in Revu iPad version 1.4 Typing on an iPad is rather awkward when holding the iPad in your hand.

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How Mobile Project Management Can Improve Jobsite Efficiency

Geniebelt

Teams used to organize those projects on paper, then spreadsheets, but now the most organized and easy-to-use solution for any construction project comes in the form of mobile project management software.

Construction Industry Steps to the Cloud and Mobile Devices

Carol Hagen

The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) had an interesting panel discussion at their conference last month entitled, “Cloud and Mobile Computing Technology for the Construction Industry” Definitions and software tech firms all agreed that a hybrid approach will be necessary and that the main players are working hard at delivering something that controllers and risk managers can embrace.

Topcon Releases Mobile Apps

Construction Equipment

Topcon Positioning Group released two new mobile applications, available for download on the Apple App Store. Topcon Tierra and Sitelink3D mobile apps are designed to offer remote connections to equipment and job sites.

Creating a Mobile Strategy for Construction

Unearth

Mobile technology is the future of every industry, and construction is no exception. A 2012 survey of construction professionals by JBKnowledge found the majority of respondents considered mobile technology to be 'not very important.' Mobile OS usage in construction.

New mobile application can enhance the processes for the construction sectors

Construction Cost Estimating

Recently, several construction companies have utilized mobile application to acquire data easily on mobile gadgets. But here the problem lies to incorporate any information into mobile application with acceptable enterprise systems in the office. Aconex field application , a web-based field management tool, introduced by Aconex, is very useful to detect construction deformities as well as other faults on iPad at the jobsite.

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

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

We recently attended a demonstration of Viewpoint’s new Mobile Field Manager, its new jobsite data collection software. 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

We recently attended a demonstration of Viewpoint’s new Mobile Field Manager, its new jobsite data collection software. MFM works with Androids, iPads, and Windows machines, offering optimum flexibility.

Honeywell Releases Hearing Conservation Toolbox Mobile App

Construction Superintendent Magazine

SMITHFIELD, R.I. Noise-induced hearing loss is a major concern of safety managers, affecting approximately 22 million U.S. workers and costing $242 million annually in workers’ compensation, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

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iPhone and iPad Applications Best Suited for Construction Professionals

Construction Cost Estimating

Apple''s IPhone is leading in introducing applications and solutions for mobile phones, yet there are other smart phones like Android and Blackberry that are also getting construction apps in their systems. Mentioned below is a list of some of the popular IPhone/IPod and IPad apps that are highly recommended for quick access: SmartBidNet : SmartBidNet consists of bid management systems that allow creating as well as tracking bid process with subcontractors and companies.

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Mobile Inspection App Released

Construction Equipment

A company called Inspecticon has released what it says is the construction equipment industry's first completely mobile inspection application. Designed for iPhone, iPad, or Android devices, the Inspecticon mobile app allows entry of inspection details and photos in the field, and uploading through an Internet connection. A company called Inspecticon has released what it says is the construction equipment industry's first completely mobile inspection application.

In the field: three Apps for the iPad

Constructor Magazine

Wrightsoft Right-Mobile Consultant (RMC) by Wrightsoft, www.wrightsoft.com , is cloud-based HVAC business-building software that provides sales personnel with a repeatable process to use during an in-home sales calls. BY WILLIAM & PATTI FELDMAN. It enables instant pricing and a customized presentation. read more. Feldmans

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Multiquip Launches Mobile App

Construction Equipment

Multiquip has launched its first mobile app, the MQ Power Generator Selector. It is available for iPad, iPhone and Android devices. Multiquip has launched its first mobile app, the MQ Power Generator Selector. The app helps customers select the MQ Power generator to meet their power needs. It eliminates the need for charts, calculations and guesswork while providing quick answers to generator sizing questions, Multiquip says.

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Allmand Announces Mobile Light Tower Placement App

Construction Business Owner

HOLDREDGE, NE (July 2, 2013) -- Allmand has announced that they have created an iPad/iPhone application to aid in worksite light tower setup. It is available free through the Apple App Store

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BYOD and the Construction Industry

John Chaney

Not too long ago, our marketing director lost his iPad after leaving it in a rental car while traveling. For many, this would be a near catastrophic event, given the amount of personal (and often business) data that is often kept on any mobile device.

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Go Figure, the latest mobile based application, can make a revolution in construction estimating process

Construction Cost Estimating

A new mobile based application known as Go Figure Estimating Application launched by a Massachusetts company that will make a sea change in the construction estimates. The mobile printing package facilitates contractors to take print of the professional proposals on site.

Mobile apps enhance desktop, cloud-based software

Constructor Magazine

As smart phones, iPhones, and iPads become affordable, software developers aiming at service contractors and their crews are incorporating more functionality that takes advantage of those devices. Desktop Dispatcher Proand iDispatcher Pro, www.desktopdispatcher.com , Windows and Mac, each carrying a one-time purchase price, are dedicated software solutions that maximize their value when used in sync, though the Desktop can be used as a stand-alone. read more. Feldmans

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Productivity enhancing solutions

Constructor Magazine

by Arctuition, www.arctuition.com , is a mobile app for the iPad, a mobile design, documentation, and collaboration solution. ArcSite 2.0 read more. Software Feldmans

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Trimble ProjectSight Puts Field Management in the Cloud

ENR Construction

Expanding their offerings for mobile devices, Trimble has introduced ProjectSight, a subscription-based project management software app for iPads.

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COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – Metro And Global Rankings

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

The rapid and widespread adoption of mobile and social technologies within the last three years has changed the way customers and companies interact with one another—driving fundamental transformations to business processes and applications. AIRBUS: POWERFUL ENGINE FOR GROWTH IN MOBILE REGION.

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Baton Rouge Named No. 1 Metro For Economic Growth Potential In Business Facilities 9th Annual Rankings Report

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

with services that address the increasing demand for flexible software to keep up with Big Data, cloud and mobile requirements. “It’s truly amazing that a concept first drawn on one of LED’s training iPads in a Shreveport studio eventually led to the red carpet at the Oscars,” Rogers said. “Airbus will be a powerful engine for growth in the Mobile region for decades to come,” Rogers said.

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Autodesk BIM 360 Glue available on the App Store

BIM & Beam

The BIM 360 Glue mobile app has been released on the Apple App Store for the iPad. Check out a quick video of the BIM 360 Glue mobile app in action

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Genie TechSight App Offers Live Video Troubleshooting in the Field

Construction Equipment

The app enables Genie to engage in “live” interactions with field service technicians using video-enabled mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets — Android or Apple (iPhone and iPad) powered systems

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Another Piece to 3D Scanning Puzzle?

Collaborative Construction

Read an interesting blog post today Civil 3DJ''s Blog in which the author reminded readers that cell phones, iPads etc. What are the implications of the foregoing fact when combined with the Mobile 3D Scanner Device mentioned on the blog earlier this week?

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Sony's New Wireless Lens

Collaborative Construction

Sony''s new wireless lens attaches to mobile devices - like cell phones, iPads etc. - and converts those devices into high end cameras.

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Social Media Topics are Moving to “Social + Websites”

Carol Hagen

Mobile Website Surfing: Will iPhone, Android or iPad Fill Your Pipeline? To all my avid readers who come here for social media topics, I have decided to separate the construction technology topics and the pure social media tips by starting a new blog.

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Improve your project management and estimating skills with newly launched cloud based estimating & project management applications

Construction Cost Estimating

Now-a-days various construction companies utilize high-tech mobile gadgets to handle their estimating and project management data in the cloud. www.corecon.com , launched Corecon Mobile for Apple’s iPhone and iPad.

Winning Projects with Interactive Construction Presentations

Carol Hagen

Add a Liquid Multi-Touch Display and immerse your audience with an iPad-like project kiosk experience. Your client is expecting a mobile, connected and collaborative team that communicates efficiently. Turn Your Whiteboard into a Touch Pen Display.

Construction Plan and 3D Model Markups will Never Be the Same

Carol Hagen

Automatically compare drawings, integrate with SharePoint® or ProjectWise®, go mobile on a tablet PC and collaborate in real time with Bluebeam Studio™. View Your Construction Plan Markups on Your iPad: For management on the go, mobility and access drives productivity Bluebeam Vu for the iPad [video] grants you access to your markups for review directly out of Dropbox cloud storage.

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LinkedIn Secret Tools for Construction Business Owners and Business Development

Carol Hagen

ProInsights.me (Android tablets, iPad and the iPhone) This app offers a better way to visualize your connections with infographics, has an intelligent search that’s useful for finding someone when their name escapes you.

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Sending PDFs to EverNote, Box and DropBox

Carol Hagen

Going mobile and paperless is part of the Bluebeam experience so how do you send your PDFs to mobile devices? It’s likely you are sharing these PDFs so you can use hyperlinked documents on all your mobile devices.

Xoom for the Construction Project Manager

Carol Hagen

Their Corecon mobile login provides the project manager access to his projects, job financials, documentation, correspondence, contacts, etc and a way to update directly from the field. Here’s a video showing a few project management functions on the Xoom: It works well on all the other popular platforms too like Android, iPhone, iPad and Blackberry. Corecon project management and videos on other devices can be viewed in a previous post entitled: Project Managers Go Mobile.

7 Little Known Apps to Make LinkedIn Pop!

Carol Hagen

One day LinkedIn will add a way to customize your invitation on their mobile app but who has the time to waste in this fast paced world? For People You Need to See More Often: HookFlash is a WebRTC app for video calls to your LinkedIn Connections ( iPad only).

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Contractors finally embrace high-tech

Nuts and Bolts

That may have held true in the past, but go to any job site now and you’re likely to see iPads and other mobile devices hard at work. The old adage is that contractors are slow to adapt to new technology.

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What Your Construction Firm Needs in an Employee Portal

Carol Hagen

Portal Access on Smartphones, iPads and tablets. It’s just as important to offer access in the field for mobile devices. Employee Portals are a way for construction companies to provide a self-service to their employees, providing access to weekly pay stubs and W-2s.

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Augmented Reality Now: How 3D Visualization is Changing the Construction Industry

Carol Hagen

Mobile devices with the following components: - Gyroscope. Today we’d like to welcome a Guest Post from James Benham , president of SmartBidNet and JBKnowledge who has graciously contributed his time and expertise to share this article with our readership.

LATISTA for Construction Management

Construction Cost Estimating

It is well versed iPad and users will be able to admittance, view and mark up project documents online or offline. It is a protected, cloud-based, web and mobile software that offers a effective solution to field management. Latista Technologies Inc recently launched LATISTA, an all-inclusive application in construction quality and field management. The users can apply it for Issues, QA/QC, Punchlist, Safety and Documents.

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IPROBLUE Tech is onto something!

Collaborative Construction

says [steel hd], for the iPad, is based on a database comprising American Institute of Steel Construction manuals. Mobile Engineering Calculators Are Here! Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! How many times have you stood in the mud scribbling notes related to a field level problem, all the while dreading the thought of transcribing your own chicken scratch when you get back to the office?