Turning Your Project Managers into Business Managers

John Chaney

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

TIM: The Inspection Manager

Extranet Evolution

Almost since we first started to use mobile phones on construction sites, we have sought to use them to manage defects and conduct inspections (I was at BIW, later Conject, when it launched its Windows app in 2006). Falling into the second category is TIM: The Inspection Manager.

Optimizing the Project Management Triangle

ProCore

One of the primary objectives for project managers working in the construction field is carefully balancing the three aspects of sound management: quality, time, and money. construction project management project management triangle project management platform

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.

ShapeDo: change management in the cloud

Extranet Evolution

Israeli startup ShapeDo has a powerful 2D drawing change identification capability to which it has added strong workflow management, making it an attractive contract change application.

Subcontractor Risk Management

ProCore

Subcontractor risk management is unique because of their place in the construction money chain. Contracts are the primary way risks get managed in construction. That’s why subcontractor risk management is often improved by handling risk at a company level.

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VPO: Microsoft 365-based project management

Extranet Evolution

A US business, the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based Simplex Group , for example, provides VPO Cloud (‘virtual project office’) to customers wanting (in its words) “ The #1 easiest construction management software in the Microsoft Cloud.”

Top 10 Construction Management Colleges

ProCore

For those deciding among construction management colleges, a visit to. This article focuses on entrance options and affordability, and uses these criteria: construction project management construction project management jobs construction education

Construction Project Management Software

John Chaney

When it comes to project management software , contractors have numerous options, from spreadsheets and generic applications to software designed for the construction industry. Construction Management with John Chaney

Saas budget management with Budget4cast

Extranet Evolution

Launched in the US at the recent Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) conference in San Diego, California, is a new cloud-based project budget management application, Budget4cast.

The Project Manager's Survival Guide, Part One: The Essentials

ProCore

Project managers in the construction industry face a bevy of obstacles on a daily basis. construction project manager construction project management jobs

Check Out Part 1 of Our Newest Project Management Guide

ProCore

From assessing risk to organizing documentation and ensuring that projects stay on schedule, project managers have a vast amount of responsibility and are crucial to the overall success of a project. risk management project management drawing management

Construct.pm delivers mobile project management

Extranet Evolution

provides some real-time messaging alongside its core mobile construction project management workflow tools, and offers far more than the usual snagging tools. As a project management platform it also allows to import and export schedules and milestones from MS Project.

Personality Traits of Successful Construction Project Managers

ProCore

Being a Project Manager on a construction site is not easy and requires a variety of skills. In addition to these, you need excellent management and organizational, leadership and communication skills. communication construction manager leadership education

Managing Project Requirements at Closeout

ProCore

These items represent a new, and growing list of performance characteristics project managers have to work with. risk management closeouts High-energy costs encourage many building owners to include strategic energy-reducing initiatives in a facility''s design phase.

Cloud Computing & Centralized Document Management

John Chaney

Construction Management with John ChaneyInformation is everywhere, and I don’t just mean that there’s a lot of it. I mean that it’s stored everywhere – in the cloud, on hard drives, on any number of other various storage devices.

PLANNING, SCHEDULING IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

The Constructor

Planning, scheduling is an important part of the construction management. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Construction Planning Construction Projects Project ManagementPlanning and scheduling of construction activities helps engineers to.

Avollio targets property asset managers

Extranet Evolution

Elegantly designed to be easily intuitive to use, Avollio describes itself as an online property asset management and collaboration platform. It provides tools to: share, manage and improve properties. to manage tenants, rentals and leased assets and coordinate building projects, and.

Procore Unveils Industry-Leading Drawing Management Solution

ProCore

construction drawing management construction drawings procore cloud based project management softwareCARPINTERIA, Calif – May 20, 2015 –Procore Technologies, Inc.,

How to Hire the Right Project Manager

ProCore

hiring a Project Manager , it is tremendously important to look beyond the obvious and dig a little deeper. hiring project management download If you are in the process of.

10 Costly Mistakes Made by Project Managers

ProCore

Project management errors can end up adding significant costs in both time and money. construction project management construction project manager Mistakes occur in every field, but they can be most costly in the construction industry.

Construction Crisis Management Begins With a Plan

ProCore

There is no substitute for a crisis management plan to streamline your efforts when dealing with the unthinkable. Here are some ideas for developing a crisis management plan, and dealing with a crisis when it isn’t covered in the plan.

Making Project Management Tools Painless for Stakeholders

ProCore

So, your company has adopted a project management solution but you’re unsure how to get people involved. project management procore construction software collaboration software training

Procore Named Top 20 Most Popular Construction Management Software Solutions

ProCore

With over double the users of competing products and tens of thousands of projects around the world, Procore is proud to announce we have been included on the ‘ Top 20 Most Popular Construction Management Software Solutions ’ from ForConstructionPros.com!

7 Key Practices for Managing Subcontractors

ProCore

When managing subcontractors there are certain practices that improve your effectiveness. construction project management leadership construction subcontractorsThese practices not only help keep projects on track, but also help ensure everyone knows what’s expected.

Project Management Tools for Design Build

ProCore

The design-build project delivery method is unique in its demands on the contractor, but its advantages make it a viable alternative to the design-bid-build and construction-manager-at-risk methods. construction collaboration construction project management software design build

Building a Platform for Construction Project Management

ProCore

the app marketplace procore connect project management platformSixteen years ago I was running a technology consulting firm in Silicon Valley while simultaneously trying to build my family’s home in Santa Barbara.

Surveying Project Information Management

Extranet Evolution

At AECbytes , Lachmi Khemlani is working on a research project studying the implementation of project information management (PIM) software in AEC firms, as part of which it is conducting a brief survey to better understand how users are using PIM in their firms. AEC BIM Blogs Collaboration Future Marketing Vendors AECbytes Autodesk BIM 360 Construction Lachmi Khemlani PIM Project Information Management US

2015 Outlook: Construction Project Manager Jobs

ProCore

The trend for construction project manager jobs is on an upward trajectory, helped by the continuing improvement in the overall economic picture. This outlook got a boost from October’s unemployment numbers

How Effective is Construction Project Management Software?

ProCore

construction technology construction software construction project management softwareGiven the advances in mobile and web-based technologies, is software finally making an impact on the construction industry? Procore partnered with Capterra to create this market survey to learn whether actual users of these technologies consider them to be valuable additions to their daily work routine.

Managing the Constant of Change

John Chaney

Construction Management with John Chaney To paraphrase a popular phrase, “Change is the only constant.” As a company, we’ve been going through a number of changes ourselves.

Contract Management: Opening Doors to Better Contract Performance

ProCore

Construction contract management gets more important every year. The litigious nature of society, the complexity of construction projects, and the large number of things that can go wrong, all point to a continual increase in an emphasis on contract management.

Procure launches free mobile drawing management app

Extranet Evolution

California, US-based SaaS construction application provider Procore Technologies has launched a free iOS and Android mobile drawing management application.

Managing Millennials

Construction Business Owner

In a 2013 Ernst & Young survey, 75 percent of managers said that managing multi-generational teams is a challenge; 77 percent said that different work expectations among generations is a leading challenge they face

Professional Construction Management and its Benefits for Construction Projects

The Constructor

A professional construction management team consists of professionally efficient construction managers and individuals. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Construction Projects

Three Keys to Successful BIM Content Management

What Revit Wants

In the world of BIM, content management is an extremely hot topic. I could write for hours about BIM content in both practical and specific terms, but in this post I want to share just three keys to good management of BIM content. Batch Tag Manager content Unifi

Better Project Management through Better Communication

John Chaney

Last week, I discussed three important areas of project management and ended by briefly discussing project communication – or the glue to a project. Does the project manager share information with all the players involved? Construction Management with John Chaney