Construction Project Managers Go Mobile

Carol Hagen

Update September 27, 2010: Project Manager views Job Alerts on iPad using Corecon Mobile. Update: Project Manager uses iPhone to access construction documentation. Construction Project Managers main line of communication is their mobile device.

Bluebeam’s Revu iPad App Gets New Signature Tool

Carol Hagen

The latest release of iPad Revu brings a much requested feature with the new Signature Tool in version 2.6. Project managers and superintendents on the project site are doing a happy dance as they can add their signature to the tool chest and place an electronic signature on their PDFs.

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Xoom for the Construction Project Manager

Carol Hagen

For instance, Corecon, a construction project management and estimating system. 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.

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

Construction sites are infinitely complicated places that require multiple projects working at once to deliver the project on time and under budget. Mobile project management software gains its mobility and ease of use by living in the cloud.

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.

New Cloud-Based Construction Project Management Application with Unique Features to be Launched Early 2014

Construction Cost Estimating

New cloud -based software-as-a-service (SaaS) construction project management application will be launched in early 2014 by Mantra, a reputed New Jersey custom software development company. The software application is way far simple and user friendly from other enterprise software applications for its features like project management & scheduling, issue tracking, task management, document sharing and work assignment.

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Construction: What’s Your “X” factor?

Carol Hagen

Successful contractors know what their xfactors are and if they align with your supplier’s, employee’s or project owner’s interests. Smart leaders make sure all three shine through in their people, projects and on the internet.

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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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. HighRise and Salesforce - customer relationship management has been in the cloud extensively and Salesforce has been a marketing engine.

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. DJC special sections Education Field Work High tech Project Management Site Work

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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.

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BIM Goes the Dynamite!

Collaborative Construction

The article focuses on the ease with which project managers can access 2D Drawings on iPads, but the use of an actual BIM is just around the corner. The article linked and excerpted below shows the rapid rise of BIM in the built industry, especially among general contractors.

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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.

McCarthy Manages Construction of $36.6M Southern Illinois University Student Services Building to On-Time, In-Budget Completion

Construction Superintendent Magazine

served as construction manager for the recently completed Student Services Building for Southern Illinois University – Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill. A combination of the technology and the team helped to keep the project on track, said Black.

What Your Construction Firm Needs in an Employee Portal

Carol Hagen

Portal Access on Smartphones, iPads and tablets. Your project superintendents and project managers will appreciate the effort and will find it invaluable when on the job site or commuting home from the project on the weekends.

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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.

The Construction Office Imperative: Digitize, Go Paperless and Mobile

Carol Hagen

This also holds true for your construction project management software. So now you have two copies of the same document… One in the project software and one on Sharepoint.

Trimble launched ProjectSight™, a cloud based solution for effective construction management

Construction Cost Estimating

Trimble ProjectSight is a simplified & low cost application for efficient field management useful for contractors and construction managers. 3D database construction firms Construction Manager contractors engineering estimates Softwares

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Your Email Signature is All Wrong!

PSMJ Resources

If your signature includes any links, test them on different devices, to make sure they work on phones, on PCs, on Macs, and on an iPad. a licensed architect, and project manager at a Boston-area design firm. by David Whitemyer, AIA Most professionals receive between 50 and 100 emails each day. In addition to making your subject line clear and your email body brief and to-the-point, your signature should look mature and not distracting.

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Digital Dryshack #55: Obituary. PC, R.I.P.

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

Some leading-edge construction projects now REQUIRE ipads (or Android) tablets be issued to field personnel. Web-based programs for project management, time collection, and other industry-related hosted apps are commonplace. As the technology pendulum pursues perpetual motion, its direction is unquestionably away from the more traditional desktop / pc-based platform as we know it, and toward the remote computing model.

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Creating a Mobile Strategy for Construction

Unearth

Depending on how many people are on your project, you should have several available that can be used at any time for communication, collaboration, and analysis. Purchase personal devices for Project Managers and Superintendents. PMs and Supers are the leaders of your project.

Contractors: What is UETA and Why Should You Care?

Best Practices Construction Law

from smart phones, to iPads and tablets, to electronic drawings and specifications. In particular, I think we are going to find an increase in disputes when it comes to the use of emails as a means of communication among project members.

Clean Up Your Org Chart in 4 Steps

PSMJ Resources

Find a computer application that allows you to not just create an organization, but to manage it. There are a number of great cloud-based browser apps and iPad apps that allow you to create and manage visually stunning and clear org charts. a licensed architect, and project manager at a Boston-area design firm. by David Whitemyer, AIA Have you looked at your firm’s organization chart lately? Or do you not even have one?

How to Implement Construction Software in Your Business

Geniebelt

When a new project team is formed, running from Client, Consultants, Main Contractor and Subcontractors , it is quite possible that none of them have ever worked together before. Better management of the budget. Construction projects can always get very messy when it comes to paperwork.

15 the best construction Apps for construction professional

Construction Cost Estimating

Viewpoint for Mobile : Viewpoint Construction Software, of Portland, Ore has launched its Viewpoint for Mobile, its mainly a Mobile Field Manager. By this software salespeople and estimators can make estimates for construction and repair projects automatically.

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. Sage 100 Contractor contains more improved service management, vendor, reporting and other capacities to augment the effectiveness of the users.

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Construction Business Owner Blogs

Construction Business Owner

MANAGEMENT |. General Management. People Management. Equipment Management. Not too long ago, or so it seems, we were more than ecstatic at the idea of being able to call our project managers in the field on mobile phones. construction management.

Construction Business Owner Blogs

Construction Business Owner

MANAGEMENT |. General Management. People Management. Equipment Management. I happen to have an iPad, which came with essentially no instructions. Committing Intentional Project Communications. Better Project Management through Better Communication.

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Interview With Rachel Yoka on Productivity

Help Everybody Everyday

In this unpublished piece, we discuss productivity, managing unreasonable proposal demands, cutting the pie, paper versus electronic, and closing your office door. But more importantly, I learned about time management and personal management. I have my iPad and iPhone.

Our Contractors Bookkeeping Services Unique Differences

Contractor Bookkeeping

With our service you can access your QuickBooks file anytime anywhere 24/7/365 with any web enabled device including iPhone, iPad, PC, Smartphone, Tablet. Business Process Management (BPM) For Contractors. Aren''t All Bookkeeping Services The Same?

Collaborative Construction Blog: IPD & BIM Event @ Northwestern.

Collaborative Construction

Whether you need an IPD Facilitator, a Project Neutral, or Project Counsel, we can help. Northwestern Universitys McCormick Engineering Master of Project Management Program provided its second Symposium on Technology for Design and Construction in August 2012.

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Construction Cost Estimating Blog: TRAKware provides end to end.

Construction Cost Estimating

TRAKware is a business management solution that contains an extremely instinctive synchronized scheduling system to recreate the production schedule graphically and convey it to all the personnel engaged with the project. TRAKwares ground-breaking and proven parametric configuration engine offers huge benefits for estimating , manufacturing, and engineering, during the complete project lifecycle. TRAKware can be useful from estimation to project completion.

Construction Business Owner Blogs

Construction Business Owner

MANAGEMENT |. General Management. People Management. Equipment Management. We are at no loss for new technologies: iPads, tablets, netbooks, Droids, wireless everything, software, you name it! Committing Intentional Project Communications. Management.

Construction Business Owner Blogs

Construction Business Owner

MANAGEMENT |. General Management. People Management. Equipment Management. Would you take an iPad to a construction site? Committing Intentional Project Communications. Better Project Management through Better Communication. document management.

Xylem Introduces New System Syzer ? Psychrometry First-ever.

Constructor Magazine

Fleet Management. Management Best Practices. Project Management. Related Articles Xylem’s Bell & Gossett ESP-System Syzer now available as a mobile app for iPad and iPhone. Cannistraro, Wentworth Tech offer first-ever student-run BIM project. Management. Skip to Navigation Skip to Content. Contractor Magazine. Search: Register Log In. Username or e-mail: *. Password: *. Remember me. Forgot Your Password? close. Classifieds. Subscribe.

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