December 4th, 2013 |
Lacking confidence in the board room? Construction financial management software may be solution you need to save time, gain insight for decision-making, and increase control of costs and cash flow.
If you are disappointed with what spreadsheets, paper-based processes, and/or generic accounting packages have been doing for your lately, then you could be ready for a fresh relationship with a construction financial management software solution that’s better suited to your needs now and in it for the long-haul with your business growth.
Think about it… your dream relationship would help you eliminate inefficiencies, inaccuracies, and additional obstacles standing between you and your best day-in-day-out productivity! You deserve to tap into your best profit by using financial software designed to fit construction.
Imagine the many ways you would benefit with the ability to:
- Stop redundant data entry
- Streamline workflow
- Know true job costing and performance
- Speed up reporting, including WIP and Bonding
- Automate audit trails for reliable, historical details
- Identify discrepancies and spot losses
- Control cash flow and improve stability
Consider leveraging technology to gain control and analyze important data, simplify workflow, and identify opportunities for new revenue.
Download this free article to learn more about using construction financial management software to improve the accuracy, reporting, and audit trail of your practices.
November 27th, 2013 |
Technology like construction management software has become a necessity for contractors looking to streamline operations and be more competitive. Such solutions have eliminated time-consuming tasks previously done manually, which present a burden to a company’s overhead. By automating with construction management software, contractors can improve productivity and profitability.
But software without proper training can at times prove pointless or even a drawback. In order to truly increase efficiency, the solution must be used properly and to best effect in the business and its processes.
According to a recent article published in The Contractor’s Compass:
“Training is a critical component to successful software implementation and for ongoing effective use of any software solution. Ensuring that all of the users have the proper training before they use the software will enable them to become productive much more quickly. With constant changes in technology, training is a valuable way to make the most of a software investment.”
By training on the software, contractors can best understand why and how to use it to its fullest potential and so make the most return on their technology investment. As the article explains:
“With software solutions that are essential to decision-making and the company’s profitability, training is an area where contractors should not sacrifice when times are tight. By dedicating time and resources to continued learning, the team will be better prepared to work more efficiently and effectively.”
Download the free article in its entirety to read more about the value of training on construction management software.
November 20th, 2013 |
Estimating software for construction helps to save valuable time and improve accuracy. By leveraging this technology, estimators can bid more jobs with speed and improve profit margins with tight, precise estimates.
Contractors using automated methods save hours or days by using digital takeoff technology as well as software to determine what the job will cost.
By getting unquestionable accuracy and eliminating mistakes, estimators can identify new opportunities to profit as well as recognize potential issues before they become costly problems. These time-savings translate into having more time and attention to give to negotiating contracts effectively and proposing profitable what-if scenarios to clients.
Going another step beyond paper and spreadsheets, seamless takeoff and estimating software manages in one central location. That makes it easily accessible, so projects can be tracked efficiently. Project managers value being able to make timely decisions based on the original estimate and not guesswork. They can more easily determine a project’s profitability and drill into details of money lost, issues, delays, etc.
Having historical data in a reliable, electronic system makes analysis and insight easier, and so contractors can see what jobs are estimating and executed best, and new estimates can be generated based on past experience.
Watch this free demo video to see how estimating software can help you control costs, set budget expectations, maximize ROI, and improve forecasting.
November 15th, 2013 |
To ensure success in today’s competitive market, savvy contractors involved in site preparation, earthmoving, and utilities are leveraging contractor estimating software that benefits the entire construction team.
Using the latest technology that improves the speed and accuracy of the estimating/bidding process, construction companies can also streamline communications and increase productivity across the entire business.
This is especially relevant today because a job must be tightly managed from beginning to end to produce a satisfied customer and a profitable project.
It is valuable for business success that contractors understand the value of leveraging right-fit estimating software and a complete solution in order to:
- Produce faster and more accurate takeoffs
- Streamline estimates and the bid process
- Effectively manage jobs
- Improve decision-making and profitability
Download this free worksheet, “Win More Work,” to help evaluate solutions that will deliver seamless workflow and benefit the entire team, while gaining an important competitive edge to get ahead.