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.

Software Trends in the Construction Industry

John Chaney

Though the construction industry has significantly ramped up its adoption of new technologies in recent years, there are still some growing pains and learning curves when it comes to pulling the trigger on software.

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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 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.

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.

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?

How Customer Feedback and Input Drives Our Software Development

John Chaney

As Spectrum users dive into learning how to get the most out of their software, they have the opportunity to share their experience with other users and become teachers themselves. Today marks the first day of Dexter + Chaney’s Connect 2017 User Conference , and we are excited!

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.

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!

The Future of Construction Software


What's the future of construction software? Construction software should do three things really well: shorten, simplify, and document work. Because that’s how software is built for other industries. Construction software should reflect that fact.

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.”

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.

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

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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Image Recognition Software Aids ENR Photo Contest Judges Again

ENR Construction

Machine-learning, artificial-intelligence system designed to flag safety hazards on construction sites has once again provided a backstop for the judges of ENR’s annual photo contest

Baton Rouge Lands BlueLine Associates’ Software Development Office

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Baton Rouge Lands BlueLine Associates’ Software Development Office originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. The company also is expected to utilize Louisiana’s Digital Interactive Media and Software Development Incentive, as well as the Quality Jobs Program.

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

The Advantages of Connecting Your Estimating Software

Construction Business Owner

While many contractors recognize the speed, accuracy and ease-of-use advantages of specialized software for estimating, unifying estimating with adjacent workflows is another important advantage that a strong estimating application provides over manual systems and spreadsheets

Unique Document Management Software Saves Contractor's Time And Money

Contractor Bookkeeping

Unique Document Management Software Saves Contractor's Time And Money! We have finally found the one document management software For Contractors that is simple, easy to use and the software developers understand what we need to support our contractor clients.

Construction Software Competitors are Set to Merge

ENR Construction

Viewpoint will buy Dexter + Cheney, combining services and teams but continuing to invest in both brands' flagship products and modules

The Main Benefits Of Construction Management Software


From sales management techniques to accounting software, we have digitized and automated our work to a level where we require very less man power. Incorporating software in construction projects keeps track of mid-project changes and encourages trouble-free management of processes.

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PCL Construction Develops and Freely Shares Project Delivery Software

ENR Construction

Few firms in the risk-averse world of commercial contracting are willing to invest heavily in developing their own project-delivery software and even fewer opt to share those innovations with peers and competitors

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Latest apps, software for contractors in the field

Constructor Magazine

Here is a rundown of the latest apps and software that will enable contractors to run more efficient businesses, save money, and have some fun with new technology all at the same time. Software

10 Tips for Purchasing Software

Construction Business Owner

Purchasing your first construction accounting software program is a lot like buying your first car. It's a practical purchase, for sure. You need it. You know it will make your life—or in this case, business—run more smoothly.

Key Considerations for Construction Software

Construction Business Owner

Image Recognition Software Finds A Role in Construction Safety

ENR Construction

This year’s judges for ENR’s photo contest were shadowed by a machine-learning, artificial-intelligence system being developed to flag safety hazards in construction photos and video

Bechtel Picks Point-Cloud Software To Verify As-Builts

ENR Construction

Getting the most out of point-cloud jobsite scans is a perennial issue, and Bechtel is looking to a small startup for answers

Bentley Launches New Generation of Software Lines

ENR Construction

Traditional CAD platforms are no longer, the company says, reflecting a shifting approach to building information management tools. Technology

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Will Project Management Software Developers Learn What Baseball Knows?

ENR Construction

Trimble Steps Into Facilities Management With Manhattan Software Acquisition

ENR Construction

announced August 19 that it will acquire London-based Manhattan Software, a maker of facilities-management and real-estate-management software. Expanding its applications for spatial modeling past the construction phase of the building lifecycle, Trimble, Sunnyvale, Calif.,