The keys to successful construction project management

The keys to successful construction project management

Project management is more than a practice — it’s an art form. In construction, considering how large these projects can get, management skills are crucial to project success. The best construction managers can deftly juggle multiple people, vendors, tools, and environmental factors, all of which … Read more

Professional Tips for Construction Budget Planning

Professional Tips for Construction Budget Planning

Regardless of scale or complexity, construction projects are delicate enterprises to execute on time, under budget, and up to the standards that you and your clients establish. Of these three factors, a comprehensive budget may be the most influential to your project’s success, given that … Read more

How Does Construction Management Software Affect Project Management

How Does Construction Management Software Affect Project Management?

The efficiency of managing construction projects can be greatly improved by adopting modern construction management software. Many construction companies today still rely on non-specialised tools such as Excel spreadsheets to manage their projects. This practice is so ingrained that many project managers may not see … Read more

Advantages of Construction Estimating Software

Advantages of Construction Estimating Software

The construction industry has benefited from many technological advancements in recent years. One of the most valuable tools now available to construction professionals is estimating software. This software allows estimators to forecast a more accurate picture of every project and it helps provide companies a … Read more

Six Rules of Modern Construction Management

Six Rules of Modern Construction Management

Read on for Essential Tips to Help You Grow, Adapt, and Outshine the Competition Mind-blowing modern skyscrapers. Elaborate cathedrals. Breathtaking pyramids. No matter how far back we go in human history, the greatest construction achievements have one thing in common: expert, organised project management. Methods … Read more

Stop Using Spreadsheets for Project Management

Stop Using Spreadsheets for Project Management

Spreadsheets continue to play a vital role in a large number of construction projects. Many love their simplicity and use them for a variety of purposes. Owners will use a multi-sheet Excel workbook to track budget, change orders, commitments, and actual expenditures. They’re also inexpensive … Read more

Eight Tips for Reducing Change Orders

Change orders on construction projects are inevitable. Many change orders happen for valid reasons while others are the result of poor planning and project management. These avoidable and unnecessary change orders can ruin a construction schedule and send projects over budget. While you may not … Read more

Eight Common Construction Pricing and Estimating Mistakes

Estimating the cost of a construction project is easier said than done. It requires striking a balance between outbidding your competitors and ensuring a strong profit margin. Because construction projects depend on so many factors — environmental, economic, and material — it can be challenging … Read more

Why Use Takeoff and Estimating Software for Your Project?

When you manage construction projects, you understand the importance of takeoff and estimating.  Offering a quote or estimate on a job means that you’re going to need to calculate the probable cost of materials in order to provide an accurate estimate. The takeoff is completed … Read more