iPhone and iPad Applications Best Suited for Construction Professionals

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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. In a most secure and reliable way, this application provides you with accessible information to make bid projects easier and timely.

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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. Fortunately, he had installed an app that cleared all of his personal information and locked down the iPad. So he simply logged into a computer and secured the device.

New mobile application can enhance the processes for the construction sectors

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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. Latista , a secure, cloud-based, web and mobile software, empower users to deal with commissioning steps, record results applying custom forms, view color-coded status of commissioning works and accommodate with other team members.

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. It’s already designed for mobility, it integrates with MS-Office and Google Docs, it truly is a Software as a Service and it has addressed security so your IT department doesn’t have another layer of headaches.

Mobile Inspection App Released

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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. E-mail alerts are triggered based on the defined workflow so inspections can be shared securely online, as well as assigned or updated. A company called Inspecticon has released what it says is the construction equipment industry's first completely mobile inspection application.

Go Off-The-Grid With Windpax

Jetson Green

A fully charged battery can power 3 iPads on a single charge. The Kickstarter campaign ends on June 17, 2014 and a $120 pledge is enough to secure a Wisp, while the Breeze model costs $245.

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How Mobile Project Management Can Improve Jobsite Efficiency


Administrators can give users granular access to tools within the software, facilitating workflows and increasing security over sensitive information.

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. Cloud Computing Perceptions: Speed, Security and Trust. Cloud computing at its basic level is accessing applications and data solely via the internet.

FluxHome: An Easy To Monitor Smart Home

Jetson Green

Their 1,000-square-foot solar-powered entry will be controlled by a single iPad. The Crestron smart home automation system will regulate lights, humidity, temperature, security and energy usage of the house.

Sasol Snares Silver In Business Facilities 2012 Deal Of The Year

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“Louisiana’s innovative and robust approach to securing this project is a model worth emulating by other states for developments of this scale,” said Business Facilities Editor in Chief Jack Rogers.

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Now, every member of the project team, from the construction manager to the last construction worker, can upload their documents simply by using their laptop, iPad or even their mobile phone.

Deconstructing The Construction Marketing Agency

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Investing in efficient branding and an affordable but professional website you can update yourself can make all the difference when trying to secure new business – especially the more profitable, high profile jobs.”. Today's Article Is From Julie Childers. Agency principal At Domicile Experts.

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

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A central element of the public-private partnership that secured the IBM center is the construction of a mixed-use, riverfront complex that will be developed by Commercial Properties Realty Trust (CPRT), a real estate investment trust that manages and develops property holdings of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF). Baton Rouge, LA has been named the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 9th Annual Rankings Report.

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Construction Business Owner Blogs

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Security. 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). HOME |. STRATEGY |.

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

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CPRT will secure private financing for the residential building, which will also be an asset of the WMF. The company was in the middle of production on Mr. Lessmore when Apple introduced its iPad. By Business Facilities Staff. From the July/August 2013 issue .

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All important documents we receive are uploaded into secure paperless servers a minimum of 1,000 miles from our headquarters in Lynnwood Washington but inside the U.S.A. Tucked Securely In A Building With Armed Guards. All QuickBooks Files Are Backed Up Every Night On A Secured Server.

FEATURE STORY: Ringing The Bell For Growth

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In November, Corbett heralded a $40-million investment by Hon Hai/Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer (Foxconn factories in China produce Apple’s iPad). Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett (Photo: commonwealthfoundation.org, greenbiz.com). By Jack Rogers .

Collaborative Construction Blog: IPD & BIM Event @ Northwestern.

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8) Security. Make your data secure while also making it accessible. Using 360 Glue as a secure portal is one way of giving and taking information from team members. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Collaborative Construction Blog.

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COVER STORY: 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

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BF’s judging panel was particularly impressed with Louisiana’s willingness to go the extra mile in securing land options for the project, the customized incentives package offered to Sasol and the state’s creative use of LED’s GIS mapping in presenting its proposal to the energy giant.

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Justice Served

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Instead of the Chicaco Tribune , Obama is holding an iPad displaying CNN’s home page before they corrected their big mistake. Investors begin scooping up bonds securing the sovereign debt of the three nations.

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Construction Business Owner Blogs

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Security. Is this future technology on an iPad? HOME |. STRATEGY |. MANAGEMENT |. ACCOUNTING |. SOFTWARE |. MARKETING |. LAW |. INSURANCE |. EQUIPMENT |. FLEET |. SAFETY |. GREEN. Topics. General Management. Software & Technology. Accounting & Finance. Insurance. Construction Law.

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Security. We are at no loss for new technologies: iPads, tablets, netbooks, Droids, wireless everything, software, you name it! HOME |. STRATEGY |. MANAGEMENT |. ACCOUNTING |. SOFTWARE |. MARKETING |. LAW |. INSURANCE |. EQUIPMENT |. FLEET |. SAFETY |. GREEN. Topics. General Management.

Construction Business Owner Blogs

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Security. Would you take an iPad to a construction site? HOME |. STRATEGY |. MANAGEMENT |. ACCOUNTING |. SOFTWARE |. MARKETING |. LAW |. INSURANCE |. EQUIPMENT |. FLEET |. SAFETY |. GREEN. Topics. General Management. Software & Technology. Accounting & Finance. Insurance.