How to Simplify the Service Management Process

Viewpoint Construction Technology

The service management process can be easier with the addition of integrated construction management software, minus manual processes. Viewpoint Technology

4 Important Construction Project Management Approaches

The Constructor

Construction Engineering & Management Construction ManagementA construction project involves several contractors and service providers, which results in inevitable complexities throughout the project. With that.

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10 helpful tips for construction managers

Lets Build

Architects, construction managers, or contractors are passionate people who work tirelessly to bring ambitious plans to reality and contribute to society in their own way. Managing a team of so many people is a herculean task. How to manage a construction project step by step.

Redefining Construction Document Management

Viewpoint Construction Technology

That’s why effectively managing these changes is crucial to contractors’ success. These mistakes and delays can have a significant impact on your bottom line as a contractor — and leave your clients unimpressed with your teams’ abilities to manage projects. Many project managers or supervisors keep a duplicate set of plans in field offices, but even those can get lost, or if changes were made to the current set that was being used, the backup may not reflect these.

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

How to Manage Construction Workforce Effectively?

The Constructor

Effective management of the construction workforce helps finish projects on time and within the stipulated budget. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project

How Better Construction Project Management Projections Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Learn best practices for construction project management projections. Construction Best Practices

Top 85 Construction Management + Project Management Firms for 2020

BD+C

Jacobs, CBRE, VCC, and JLL top the rankings of the nation's largest construction management (as agent) and program/project management firms for nonresidential and multifamily buildings work, as reported in Building Design+Construction's 2020 Giants 400 Report. . .

Sage Intacct Construction Brings Financial Management to the Cloud

Construction Junkie

There’s no doubt that one of the most important aspects of managing a construction project is being able to quickly and easily analyze your financials. Project Management Technology

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4 Key Tips for Managing Construction Drawings in Viewpoint Team

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Managing papers and drawings in the construction field can be a pain. Luckily, Viewpoint Team is here to help simplify those processes. Construction Technology/News

Managing the Complexities of Construction Drawing Sets

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Drawings are foundational to construction project management. While dedicated drawing management capabilities are the best way to keep sheets organized and accessible to the extended project team, the reality is that paper processes and cloud drives are still the norm. Project Management Connected Drawings. Managing, organizing and keeping an audit trail of such complexity overwhelms paper-based processes and cloud share app functionality.

Construction Project Manager Field Guide

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When I first started my career in the construction industry I had no idea what a construction project manager was or did. So what exactly is a construction project manager and what do they do on a project? A construction project manager is someone who is responsible for the execution of a construction project. They manage the trades, financials, schedule, quality and administration. Construction project managers are are at the center of every construction project.

Construction Management – the ultimate guide

Lets Build

Construction management (CM) is a long and extremely demanding process. The main purpose of construction management is to sharply control and monitor the progress of a project in terms of quality, cost and time. Construction Management construction books construction industry construction management construction manager construction schools project managementIt’s the foundation for every building project and the key to its success.

What is Construction Management?

The Constructor

Construction management is the overall planning, coordination, and control of a construction process from the start to the end. Building Technology Guide Construction ManagementThe objectives of.

Construction project management 101 – Checklist

Lets Build

The term construction project management can be used to describe a vast number of tasks, roles and responsibilities. Managing complex data in intersecting tasks and teams include confirming a project’s justification, developing project schedules and goals, maintaining commitments for a project, holding people accountable, and avoiding common project pitfalls. Construction Management 101. The construction project management checklist.

Turning Your Project Managers into Business Managers

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Project managers often control in excess of $1 MM, $5 MM, even $ 10 MM in annual contract revenue and risk. However, project managers often do not view themselves as business managers. They view themselves as middle management – cogs in the wheel of a great machine that churns through backlog year-in and year-out – leaving the business issues up to division managers and executives. Construction Management with John Chaney

How Technology is Putting the Right Project Management Tools in Contractors’ Hands

Viewpoint Construction Technology

With our ViewpointOne suite of connected software solutions, construction project managers have all the tools they need to get the job done. Viewpoint Technology

Viewpoint Voices: A Q&A with Product Marketing Manager Daniel Griffith

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Learn more about the Viewpoint team by reading our second installment of our Viewpoint Voices blog series. Viewpoint News

How to Effectively Manage Construction Supply Chain?

The Constructor

The project designer, materials supplier, Construction Engineering & Management ExclusiveEvery player in the construction sector, in one way or the other, is a part of the overall supply chain.

Equipment Manager Confidence Unchanged

Construction Equipment

Confidence among equipment managers held steady in August, according to the Equipment Manager Confidence Index, published by Construction Equipment.

Facilities Knowledge Management

Job Order Contracting

Facilities knowledge management. Building an integrated facilities knowledge management / LEAN environment is far from complex. Life-cycle total-cost-of-ownership asset management and LEAN planning, procurement, and project delivery methods integrate People, Process, Information, and Technology. Significant benefits to all participants and stakeholders are provided throughout all facilities management phases. Facilities Knowledge Management

Redefining Construction Document Management

Viewpoint Construction Technology

The Problem with Paper

How to manage claims in construction more efficiently

Lets Build

As a Project Manager, you need to be able at any time to retrieve critical data that will allow you to efficiently manage claims in your projects. Full alignment between the Project Manager and the Foreman. In other words, there is no peace of mind for you as a Project Manager.

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Strack Manages Fleet for Growth

Construction Equipment

When Jonathan Strack was 12 years old, he spent most of his summers in a ditch. Even after school, I worked on a crew and in a shop,” he says. “I I was always more independent-minded and wanted to prove my worth, and show I was responsible at a young age.” Another in a series of profiles

5 Tips to Achieving the Best Construction Project Management

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Effectively managing today’s construction projects can be a complex, exhaustive process. But it doesn’t have to be. Construction Best Practices

Jobsite managers embrace robotics

Construction Dive

Rather than feeling replaced by machines, workers and unions also see artificial intelligence as an ally against such issues as labor shortages, precision and productivity, presenters at ENR FutureTech said

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Turning Service Technicians into Service Managers

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Technology like Spectrum's Service Tech solution is enabling service technicians to be their own managers in the field

Finding the Equipment Management Sweet Spot

Viewpoint Construction Technology

To maximize equipment investments , one must first understanding the differences and relationship between ownership and operating costs, leverage the right tools and technologies to obtain accurate field data on performance and usage, then make data-driven decisions to optimize fleet management and maintenance. So, how can contractors achieve optimal equipment management? Capturing accurate equipment information is a challenge that many contractors face.

Trackunit Manager Telematics

Construction Equipment

Enhancements to the Trackunit Manager platform and Iris technology solutions for manufacturers, owners, and renters of off-highway equipment are designed to extend their usefulness for managing a wider range of equipment and simplify connection points the company says.

Big Brother – Micro Manager?

Contractor Magazine

Managers now have access to more operational data than ever before, but amid gains in productivity are concerns about privacy and freedom

Facilities Asset Management

Job Order Contracting

Efficient LEAN facilities asset management management can help real proper owner optimize physical and functional condition levels while optimizing capital reinvestment. All the tools and services are readily available to facilities management professional. The biggest challenge for organizations to align asset management objectives with appropriate LEAN planning, procurement, and project delivery methods. The post Facilities Asset Management appeared first on 4BT.

Job Order Contract Best Management Practices

Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contract Best Management Practices involve a focus upon LEAN collaborative construction planning, procurement, and project delivery processes and the associated integration of people, process, information, and people. JOC Program Best Management Practices.

How to Modernize Construction Management

Viewpoint Construction Technology

There’s an industry transformation happening in construction, driven by modern technology, and these changes are significantly elevating construction management. Manual Processes Handcuffing True Construction Management. Although historically the construction industry has been slow to go digital , times are changing. Contractors are finding ways to modernize their businesses with software that improves productivity and mitigates risks, while increasing their bottom line.

Commercial Construction Project Management: Managing What You Don’t Control

Commercial Construction

However, from time to time, we have to manage things that are out of our direct control – particularly when a project specifies owner furnished items (OFIs) or an owner vendor. Likewise, clients with the capacity to take on the management of certain aspects of their construction projects sometimes use owner vendors as a way to save costs. Ensure owner vendors are team players: When working with an owner vendor, the challenge for the GC is we are managing something we don’t control.

Rethinking Traditional Construction Project Management—Part 1 of 5

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of a five-part series on Construction Project Management. How those projects are managed can make or break the company. That makes project managers (or in some companies, project sponsors who oversee teams of project managers) arguably the most important role in an organization. Whereas others may be responsible for particular tasks or defined roles on the project, project managers have to be somewhat of a “jack of all trades.”.

Adopting a Program versus a Project Approach Improves Facilities Management and Construction Outcomes.

Job Order Contracting

Adopting a Program versus a Project Approach Improves Facilities Management and Construction Outcomes by… 1. What is the most critical factor in facilities management and sector? Adopting a Program versus a Project Approach Improves Facilities Management

10 key responsibilities of a construction project manager

Lets Build

What are the responsibilities of a project manager in construction? The dispute manager. Manage risks. Not all construction project managers know what they do all the time. The construction project manager is the key figure of the construction project team. Without the project manager, the team will fail hard. Imagine what would happen if the project manager doesn’t know what to do with the team? Most of the project managers do things on their own.

Managing the Complexities of Construction Drawing Sets

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Project Management Connected Drawings

Equipment Manager Confidence Holds Steady into 2021

Construction Equipment

Confidence among equipment managers remains steady, according to the Equipment Manager Confidence Index, published by Construction Equipment. The Q1 2021 Index is 108, relatively unchanged from the 109 reported in October 2020.

11 Essential Management Truths

Contractor Magazine

You can attend seminars and college to learn business management. But here are 11 essential truths about management that you will not learn in business school