Choosing the Right Project Management Software for the Job

Construction software apps are increasing in popularity. The potential of this software to help contractors communicate, collaborate, track, and inform is too beneficial to ignore. There are many options available from high-end to common to general to niche. How can you choose the right project management software for the job?  The first quality of a…

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The Top 5 Project Management Errors

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When project managers make mistakes, it can lead to cost and schedule overruns, decreased revenue, legal trouble, and more. Here are the top five project manager errors: 1. Produce inaccurate estimates Producing inaccurate estimates is probably the biggest errors project managers make. Project managers (or estimators) tally numerous quantities during pre-construction planning. They need to count…

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Five Major Construction Productivity Killers According to Project Managers

Productivity issues have been plaguing the construction industry for decades. Many construction projects experience significant schedule and cost overruns due to one or more of these top five productivity killers according to project managers across the US. Lack of equipment Lack of materials Poor communication Siloed work  Poor technology use Lack of equipment Numerous project…

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How Project Managers Address Their Top 3 Challenges

Project managers have often said each project is unique. However, there are some constants from job site to job site. Project managers consistently rank staying on schedule, staying on budget, and managing as-builts as three of their top project management challenges.  Improve your project management skills by learning these tips for staying on schedule, staying on…

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Top Project Management Software Features Chosen by Project Managers

Managing a construction project is a complex task. Most projects experience significant delays and cost overruns. The best construction management software can alleviate a lot of problems. Web-based construction software includes construction scheduling tools, project management financial tracking, and collaboration tools. It’s increasingly making project management more straightforward, leading to fewer delays and excess costs. …

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Unrealistic Expectations or Poor Project Management? 

How do you know when expectations are unrealistic when managing a construction project? Construction sites are collaborative by nature, and each party has their own agenda. The customer wants something; management outlines policies and procedures; subcontractors predominantly work independently. And the construction team needs to be encouraged and motivated to perform their work effectively.  The…

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