Cloud Software Conclusions

John Chaney

Not too long ago, Google released its Chrome Book – a laptop that runs everything in the cloud and doesn’t require any software downloads. As a developer of cloud-based software, I couldn’t help but try one out.

The Value of Construction Software


drawing management mobile construction app construction software RFI Construction professionals traditionally rely on hard copy documentation and old technology like fax machines and endless emails with attached spreadsheets, to manage construction projects.

Advantages of Web-Based Software


Web-based software owes much of its popularity to simplicity. Today’s web based software is especially suited to situations where collaboration is needed among a widely dispersed audience. construction management software construction web-based software

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One of the easiest ways to accomplish this is to upgrade from old processes, like Excel spreadsheets, to a software that has been specifically designed to fit your needs. construction software construction estimating software

Construction Budgets, Projections & Software

John Chaney

With November here I know that many companies, including my own, are looking at their 2013 costs and revenue, and determining 2014 forecasts and budgets. This process is tedious, complex, and very important.

Cloud-Based Software v. On-Premise Servers


As construction companies become increasingly reliant upon data storage and the need to streamline operations in the face of rising competition, owners must carefully weigh the considerations between using Software as a Service or an on-premise data server.

RIB Software acquires Docia

Extranet Evolution

Some 21 months after acquiring Australia’s ProjectCentre ( post ), Germany’s RIB Software AG has announced it has acquired another Software-as-a-Service business: Denmark-based SaaS construction collaboration technology provider Docia (aka Byggeweb) – a company I first profiled in May 2011.

3 Reasons to Change Your Construction Accounting Software

John Chaney

Throughout the year, I talk to a lot of construction business owners and accounting staff who are considering a change in their construction accounting software.

The Value of Estimating Software-ProEst


Similar to how Procore’s cloud-based construction software makes project management effortless, specialized construction estimating software helps companies quickly and easily manage the entire bid day process. Estimating software such as ProEst.

How Much Does Procore Construction Software Cost?


procore cloud based construction software pricingPeople occasionally ask us where they can find pricing information for Procore on the website. Actually, Procore is priced using a variable model which depends on the size of the client. And that makes sense, if you think about.

Construction Software Companies – 2017


Much like any other industry, the construction industry is also benefitting massively from a wide variety of software tools and apps. Construction Software Companies Spreadsheet & Map.

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Choosing a construction software solution is an important decision. Therefore, it’s vital to conduct the proper research and enter the process with the right information and questions in hand to help you select the best software for your teams.

The Construction Software Toolbox Part 2: More Reasons Why It Pays To Work With A Tech-Savvy Commercial Contractor

Commercial Construction

In a post last month, we took a look inside the commercial construction technology toolbox, specifically a rundown of construction management software options that benefit not only the contractor, but also the client. Our facilities management software system is incredibly user-friendly.

Software Sound Off

Construction Business Owner

Which software solutions are builders depending on throughout the construction process? How do they stack up against the software you use daily?

Procore: World’s #1 Most Widely Used Construction Project Management Software


We are the world’s #1 most widely used construction management software because of our dedicated commitment to improving collaboration. construction project management construction technology procore cloud based construction software

The Construction Software Toolbox Part 1: Why It Pays To Work With A Tech-Savvy Commercial Contractor

Commercial Construction

Business seems to be booming for construction software products that help commercial contractors manage various aspects of their business. Lately, it seems like I receive daily calls and emails from technology companies highlighting new software products, many of which are trying to be a multi-purpose solution to serve the many facets of the construction business. Project management and accounting are just two facets of our business where having the right software tool is critical.

BIM Hardware and Software Survey 2017

What Revit Wants

It covers topics like: primary BIM software in use. I look forward to seeing the results… The post BIM Hardware and Software Survey 2017 appeared first on What Revit Wants. I kind of hate surveys. They seem to be a bit of waste of time, right?

The Wonders of Construction Project Management Software


Construction project management software might not qualify as a “wonder of the world,” but it is a wonder in its own right. Paper and pencils gave way to spreadsheets, and spreadsheets are now yielding to project management software.

Procore Named One of 6 of the Best Project Management Softwares for 2015


Procore is proud to announce we have been included on the ‘6 Best Project Management Softwares for 2015’ from Talk Business Magazine! construction technology procore cloud based project management software

Finding the Right Cloud-Based Architectural Document Sharing Software


construction technology cloud based construction software construction document managementWith hundreds of companies offering document sharing in the cloud, there’s no shortage of confusion and frustration when trying to find the right one for your business.

Top 5 Trends in Construction Software

John Chaney

So, I’d like to take this week to talk about a subject I really know – construction software – something I’ve been doing for more than thirty years. There’s a saying that I’ve heard over the years, “write about what you know.”

Software Assistant Optimizes Construction Scheduling Options

ENR Construction

After five years of PhD research and two years of software development, a start-up enterprise that applies parallel computing and artificial intelligence to construction planning and scheduling is ready to go to work

Breaking the shackles of an ERP solution; freedom lies in the software ecosystem.


Construction Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software has lumbered along since the 1990s slowly trying to adjust to the increasing demands of growing businesses within this current technology-driven era of innovation. construction software ERP

Checking Under the Hood: What to Consider When Choosing Construction Software

John Chaney

Second, I am frequently asked how one should best shop for construction business software. Cars and software are of course a bit different but they do share a couple things in common. Here, software and cars share a bit in common.

Facility Management Software Technology

Building Information Management

Facility Management Software Technology. I recently read an article discussing the penetration of facility management software across all markets… commercial, retail, healthcare, public sector, utilities, and aerospace and defense. The point being made is that technological advancements have significantly supported facility management market growth, specifically new databases technologies that enable collaboration and information sharing.

Tapas, Top Sirloin & Construction Software

John Chaney

I suspect that a number of my readers have been through the city of Amarillo, Texas, and some probably live there. But if you aren’t one of them, let me introduce you to The Big Texan Steak House. This is the original “if you can eat it, it’s free” establishment, home of the legendary 72 oz.

Construction Accounting Software Selection is Strategic

Carol Hagen

Is this Your Construction Accounting Software Selection Process? Choosing a Construction Accounting Software Solution can be a daunting task. Decisions on accounting software are no longer left up to just the controller or CFO. Huge Construction Software News!

Solving Construction Management with Cloud-Based Software

Construction Business Owner

Software has disrupted entire industries in a way in which team collaboration is seamless, costs are cut and smarter decisions can be made. Today, construction project managers can leverage software so that goals are easier to meet in a timely and cost-effective fashion.

Successful Software Implementation

Construction Business Owner

The commercial construction industry continues to embrace technology to drive operational efficiencies and improve the bottom line. But at times, one critical element is overlooked: training.

3 reasons why your firm needs cloud software


To achieve this, the need for seamless software solutions is paramount. Many businesses are looking to streamline operations, simplify processes, and cut costs.

How to Select Construction Cost Estimating Software

Building Information Management

Ok, so you have now grown your business or organization to a level that can no longer be supported by spreadsheets and you now need a dedicated construction cost software application. Software companies that simply sell software.

Software for mobile computer devices

Constructor Magazine

Here are three software solutions that, taking advantage of mobile computing devices, expedite business operations and specific tasks in the field. Software Feldmans

McLaren Software opens new Australian office

Extranet Evolution

Over the past year, I have been monitoring McLaren Software ‘s gradual expansion of its AEC interests following its November 2011 acquisition and subsequent merger of SaaS collaboration specialist CTSpace with its engineering document management business, plus a more recent acquisition of a UK-based FM software business ( post ). AEC Business/Financial Collaboration People issues Vendors Australia Aveva collaboration CTSpace McLaren Software Perth Richard Beck SaaS

Unique High-Profit Contractors Need Value From Accounting Software

Contractor Bookkeeping

Accounting Software for ContractorsPrice And Value. VS. A Cheap Price does not always give you the “biggest bang for the buck” as the saying goes (author unknown). One of the reasons that we all like unit pricing in the grocery store is that it helps us determine which is the best value when deciding between sizes and between the store brands. Take for example ice cream. There are several main types: Labeled as Non-Fat, Low Fat, Reduced Fat, Sugar-Free, Creamy, Deluxe, Premium.

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Download Procore's free webinar to hear Mark Lyons, Procore's Senior Director of Business Development, discuss the value of construction software and best practices for evaluating technology solutions, with essential questions to help you pick the best solution for your business objectives.

How to Implement Construction Software in Your Business


That’s why it’s critical to start endorsing the use of construction software as a step forward towards the modernisation of the construction industry. Challenges for Implementing Construction Software. Cost can also be a deterrent factor for implementing construction software.

Software for estimating & calculating

Constructor Magazine

MEP Estimating is a program by Viewpoint tailored to meet the needs of residential and commercial plumbing, mechanical, electrical and HVAC contractors. read more. Feldmans Technology Registered User