2020 and the Mobile Worker

Constructech

Some might say 2020 is the year that mobile has exploded, but those of us in the construction industry know that this trend has slowly been coming to fruition for more than a decade. mobile worker population will grow at a steady rate in the next four years, increasing from 78.5

Benefits of Construction Mobile Apps

Construction Marketing

One benefit that is often overlooked however is using mobile devices to reduce reliance on paper forms and manual processes. Mobile business apps are more accessible to businesses than ever. Now, even small firms can afford to construct and implement mobile apps into their business. Many businesses (especially small to mid-sized firms) are still using paper processes and Excel spreadsheets when they could be using more efficient mobile applications.

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Mobile Website Marketing For Construction Brands

Construction Marketing

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. Every company must establish a current and a future strategy for how to make mobile communication one of their primary resources. The opportunities associated with creating a user-friendly mobile website for marketing cannot be ignored. Using a Content Management System to Build a Mobile Website.

T-Mobile Will Create Up To 500 New Jobs In Virginia

Business Facilities

Read: T-Mobile Will Create Up To 500 New Jobs In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com. The wireless network operator will invest $30 million to relocate one of its Customer Experience Centers to Henrico County, VA.

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage

Mobile Tech Gains Traction on Construction Jobsites

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Five years ago, the mobile technology landscape on construction sites looked very different. percent of contractors—the largest group of survey respondents—believed mobile capabilities were “not very important” in 2012. percent of contractors believed mobile wasn’t very important, while 83.1 percent said mobile was important or very important. And that’s no surprise, seeing as mobile technology has become so pervasive in all facets of our lives.

ProContractor Mobile Enhancements

Viewpoint Construction Technology

ProContractor Mobile, the mobile extension to ProContractor, contains multiple optional enhancements

Need to Simplify Employee Timekeeping? Timesheet Mobile™ Nails It

Construction Marketing

Timesheet Mobile TM sets itself apart in a few different ways. The Timesheet Mobile ™ GPS-enabled app also provides Geofence technology which alerts managers if employees punch in or out away from established job sites. Timesheet Mobile ™ provides seamless integration with Quickbooks and Quickbooks Online. Uncategorized Construction Mobile Timekeeping Software Timekeeping

Mobile Tech Gains Traction on Construction Jobsites

Viewpoint Construction Technology

The Most Popular Mobile Devices

5 Ways Mobile Tech on the Jobsite Helps Your Whole Business

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Mobile technology touches pretty much all parts of our lives these days, so it’s no surprise mobile has begun to play a significant role on construction jobsites. percent of construction contractors surveyed believe mobile technology is important or very important for their business. While many contractors recognize mobile technology’s important role, many still have a long way to go to make the most of mobile. Mobile can streamline communication processes.

Mobility in Construction

Carol Hagen

While Construction Specialty Contractors have an 87% mobility usage at the jobsite, General Contractors are embracing mobile access in the field operations at an astounding rate according to Erin Joyce at ENR’s FutureTech Conference: 97% of GCs use mobile devices on jobsite… Here's what app they're using bit.ly/YevMWz Construction Industry Construction Industry - Software Document Imaging Bluebeam collaboration construction innovation mobility

One Atlanta: Economic Mobility, Recovery And Resiliency Plan Launched

Business Facilities

Read: One Atlanta: Economic Mobility, Recovery And Resiliency Plan Launched at BusinessFacilities.com. Daily News Economic Development Featured Georgia Public-Private Partnerships Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development Atlanta Business Incentives coronavirus COVID-19 Employment georgia Invest Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms One Atlanta: Economic Mobility Recovery and Resiliency Plan WorkSource Atlanta

Mobile Solutions Empowering Field Teams to do More

Viewpoint Construction Technology

The Construction Industry is Undergoing a Digital Transformation and Mobile Technologies are Leading the Movement. Today, builders are using more online and mobile apps than ever before to keep data and communications integrated when they’re in the field. According to a 2018 JB Knowledge/Con Tech Survey , 90 percent of respondents said there must be a mobile plan or app in place to help with their current processes. RFIs can also be created and shared using the mobile app.

Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Mobile Marketing

Construction Marketing

Of the internet marketing tasks construction professionals wanted to increase and decrease, 46% said they wanted to increase mobile marketing, the second lowest priority task. Despite mobile marketing and mobile websites growing in importance, it seems that construction professionals seem to be less concerned with this task. With the growing use of smartphones, and the abandonment of desktops, it’s important to remember to utilize mobile.

How to use mobile technology in the construction industry the right way

Lets Build

Mobile technology has moved on at a breath-taking pace in the course of the last few years. It comes as no surprise, then, that mobile technology. ConTech construction app construction field construction software mobile apps Mobile TechnologySmartphones, tablets and PC’s have become the norm! The only problem these days is keeping up with what they have to offer and taking full advantage of it all.

How Mobile Project Management Can Improve Jobsite Efficiency

Lets Build

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. Mobile project management software gains its mobility and ease of use by living in the cloud. Mobile project management tools work in the cloud, a setup that gives project access to all team members, whether in the office or in the field.

ProContractor Mobile 5.9 Enhancements

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Support for Universal Window Platform (UWP

Mobile Solutions Empowering Field Teams to do More

Viewpoint Construction Technology

The Construction Industry is Undergoing a Digital Transformation and Mobile Technologies are Leading the Movement

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. The Corecon Mobile solution. Corecon Mobile will work on all these devices: * Apple – iPhone. Microsoft – Windows Mobile. Corecon is a web-based estimating, project management and scheduling system that has managed to roll-out mobile apps at no cost to the Corecon client.

How construction companies use mobile field reporting to beat competition

Lets Build

The sooner building firms realize the need for making their projects more mobile and accessible the easier it. Construction Industry competition competitors construction construction industry genie belt mobileDigital tools are rapidly transforming construction during the last years. A significant shift towards new technologies is observed in the effort of construction companies to deal with their competitors within the industry.

Drive Better Decisions With Cloud, Mobile and Analytics

Viewpoint Construction Technology

We’ve seen increased cloud adoption , a shift toward mobile technology and an ever-growing amount of data collection (and, in many cases, deeper data analysis). Communication Has Gone Mobile. Mobile devices affect practically all areas of our lives these days, both personally and professionally. percent of contractors believe mobile is important or very important. Mobile devices make communication and collaboration on the jobsite easier.

Tadano Acquires Demag Mobile Cranes

Construction Equipment

Tadano completed its $215 million acquisition of the Demag Mobile Cranes business on August 1. Demag’s mobile cranes expand Tadano’s product line with eight lattice boom crawler crane models with lift capacities from 440 to 3,535 U.S. tons, and 15 all-terrain crane models, 1,320 U.S. tons The

Digital Mobility: Yellow Light For Driverless Cars

Business Facilities

Read: Digital Mobility: Yellow Light For Driverless Cars at BusinessFacilities.com. Connectivity is transforming the automotive industry, but the rush to fully autonomous vehicles has hit a speed bump: robot cars can’t figure out human behavior.

Five ways to foster greater teamwork in your mobile workforce

Lets Build

Fostering collaboration and teamwork between your mobile workforce is equal parts art and science. Guest Posts guest post mobile workforce teamwork workforceWith 72 percent of construction workers using a smartphone for work purposes, and the majority of day often spent at projects offsite, it can be challenging to manage your employees. Here are five tips on how.

Bully Manual Mobile Bearing Washer

Construction Equipment

The Bully manual mobile bearing washer contains four brushes and a spring-loaded pump handle that clean bearings two times faster than washing by hand, the company says. Loading the unit with dirty bearings is said to take less than a minute. To use, lift the wing plates on the top of the chamber

United Rentals Unveils Mobile App

Construction Equipment

The United Rentals mobile app allows customers to track orders and deliveries, monitor utilization, and know the location of rental equipment used in the fleet. The United Rentals Mobile App places the power of our digital tools directly with workers on the It will be rolled out in early 2020.

Mobility Suite

Green Industry Professionals

The mJobTime Mobility Suite provides you with the power and flexibility needed to track your most important field functions

VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering Growing In Florida

Business Facilities

Read VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering Growing In Florida on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Aerospace & Defense Daily News Featured Florida Taxes & Incentives Transportation & Infrastructure Business Incentives Capital Investment Economic Development Employment Enterprise Florida Expansion Manufacturing Pensacola Site Selection VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering Workforce Development

A new portable restroom is designed for mobility

BD+C

In the annals of jobsite productivity, the portable restroom—better known as a porta potty or Porta John—has played a prominent, if underappreciated, role. Dating back to the 1940s, these single-occupant restrooms within fiberglass boxes are essential fixtures in construction management.

Achieving Lean With Cloud and Mobile Technologies

Lean Construction

Cloud and mobile technologies can greatly facilitate these goals In many ways, lean construction is about ensuring the right people receive the right information at the right time.

Mobile Mentor Locating First U.S. Facility In Tennessee

Business Facilities

The New Zealand-based mobile solutions company will invest $2 million and create 110 jobs in Nashville, TN. Read: Mobile Mentor Locating First U.S. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment Office, IT & Call Centers Tennessee Workforce Development corporate expansion Davidson County Employment Health Care mobile apps Mobile Mentor Site Selection Technology Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

Jobsite 3D Mobile Scanning Tech Launched for Spot Robot Dog

Construction Junkie

Full story: FARO® LAUNCHES TREK, THE AUTOMATED 3D LASER SCANNING INTEGRATION WITH BOSTON DYNAMICS SPOT® MOBILE ROBOT | FARO. courtesy of FARO.

Global Mobility | Not A Priority For Most Companies

Business Facilities

Global mobility is a low priority for most companies, despite tangible benefits for business growth; consequently, 43% of companies do not have a global mobility strategy. Global Mobility | Not A Priority For Most Companies appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

5 Ways Mobile Tech on the Jobsite Helps Your Whole Business

Viewpoint Construction Technology

While many contractors recognize mobile technology’s important role, many still have a long way to go to make the most of mobile

What is the Cost of Construction Equipments Mobilization?

The Constructor

What is the mobilization & demobilization cost of any project, in percentage? The post What is the Cost of Construction Equipments Mobilization

Mobile Fueling Saves $500K in 1 Year

Construction Equipment

Managing a fleet is no easy task, and one area that continues to challenge managers is fueling multiple vehicles. When each fleet vehicle 25 minutes per week at a gas station, fueling up for the day’s work, it can lead to increased drive times, high overtime costs, and even fraud. Traffic

Generac Mobile Flameless Heaters

Construction Equipment

Mobile flameless heaters are purpose-designed to safely provide heat in environments in which an open flame could be hazardous. The flameless technology utilizes a hydraulic pump circuit to load a diesel engine, which generates heat. Heat is also captured from other system components like the

A Great Construction Cost Estimating App for Your Mobile

Construction Cost Estimating

Today, we will talk about the Construction Estimator Calculator, which is the best mobile software of its kind. Peruse more to know more insights regarding this stunning mobile app.

Naturally Remodeled Mobile Home

Natural Building

And I have a friend, Pack McKibben, who has been renovating his double-wide mobile home since the early 2000’s using natural building methods. His plans were to completely cover up the original mobile home with natural finishes so you wouldn’t even know it started out as one. The post Naturally Remodeled Mobile Home appeared first on Natural Building Blog.

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.