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Top 5 Reasons to Attend Elevate 2021 Virtual Conference

1. Hear from THE Experts Infrastructure, modernization, AI, machine learning, cybersecurity, digital transformation and connected construction…the new buzz words embody the very complex nature that...

Contra Costa Transportation Authority: Using e-Builder to Eliminate Data Silos and Increase Efficiency

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority manages about $2.7 billion in transportation projects and programs in the east Bay Area near San Francisco. The CCTA’s team...

Benefits of Prefabrication & Modular Construction for Healthcare

Evaluating the Merits of Modular & Prefabrication Construction in Healthcare Healthcare construction has been historically slow to adopt prefabricated and modular design due to the...

3 Strategies to Prevent COVID Infection During Construction

As scientists continue to study and learn new ways to combat the spread of COVID-19, businesses and organizations worldwide are taking voluntary mitigation steps to...

The Future of As-Built Drawings

As-built drawings encompass nearly every element of a construction project’s processes, from modifications to field changes, design changes, and extra work. In previous decades, as-built...

Taking Steps Toward a Sustainable Future for Construction

Every industry faces challenges as a result of climate change. Because construction is responsible for almost 40% of total carbon emissions, the industry is up...

The Construction Industry’s Long Journey to Digital Transformation

The construction industry is either heading towards or currently in an inflection point. We have consistently been considered laggards when it comes to technology adoption;...

How the Private Sector Can Avoid Surprise Capital Project Costs

With the cost of raw materials and labor skyrocketing, this question is more challenging than ever for capital project owners to answer. Accurate cost predictions...

What is Sustainable Construction? Building More with Less

In a previous blog post, I talked about embodied carbon and the environmental impacts of the construction phase of a project’s life cycle. Now let’s...

One Year Later: Impact of the Election on Infrastructure and Local Government Spending

As the pandemic wanes, the current U.S. administration is prioritizing a new and comprehensive infrastructure plan that promises to lead the most significant industrial change...

One Year Later: Predictions and Projections

Last week, we took a look back at how construction has changed and grown in the wake of the pandemic to ensure ongoing project and...

One Year Later: Lessons and Reflections

The pandemic burst on the scene one year ago, impacting the construction industry-and the world. Now, we’re looking back at how construction has changed and...

Overcome Common Construction Management Issues with an Owner-Centric Solution

As an owner of a construction programs, you may be managing numerous construction vendors, disparate project requirements, stakeholder scrutiny and very tight budgets – often...

Human-Proofing Your Capital Program Processes and Workflows for Success

Digital innovations in the construction industry can improve collaboration and communication, enabling owners to deliver projects on time and on budget-yet organizations often struggle to...

Issue Management for Owners: Why Issues are Opportunities

It happens on job sites all the time: contractors run into unexpected challenges. Perhaps while cutting an opening for a new window, the crew finds...

Joy, Not Pain: Automating Reports Within Your Capital Program

With many stakeholders and data streams involved, capital programs can be difficult to manage-even with software and other technology in place. To make the best...

Finally, Scheduling From an Owner’s Perspective

Contractors use software to create very detailed schedules with all the minutiae involved to coordinate the specific activities per trade on a construction project. When...

Advantages of Automating Business Processes: The ROI is Real

While calculating ROI for automation can be tricky, eliminating inefficiencies and bringing your data flow up to speed can help you with it.

The All-in-One Guide to Generating Accurate, Real-Time Construction Reports for Owners

Generating Accurate Reports Pre & During Construction Phases: The quality of your decision-making abilities is only as strong as the data behind it.

Owners Gain Visibility and Control Over Construction Schedules

Increase schedule visibility with a system specifically designed for the management of large scale construction projects, across all phases and activities

The All-in-One Owner’s Guide to Workflow Management Throughout the Construction Lifecycle

Benefits of Streamlining Construction Lifecycle: Pains of before, the benefits of implementation, expectations around efficiency, savings, and productivity

Four Strategies to Gain Control of Construction Approval Workflows

Construction projects are extremely complex, with hundreds of tasks happening at once, all moving together in an intricate interplay of processes and workflows. A well-planned...

15 Helpful Signs to Enhance Your Capital Improvement Program (CIP)

Thousands of facility and asset owners shared their struggles about managing CIPs. Learn what to look for to ensure a healthy program year over year.

Three Keys to Successful Construction Cost Management

But the construction industry — more than perhaps any other — is prone to changes and contingencies that can lead to overspending and waste. This...

The Ultimate Construction Software Buyer’s Guide – Part 3

A construction management software lifts organizations to the next level of performance by improving the capture and manipulation of data, and by extending its lifespan.

The New Normal: How Construction Projects are Rebounding from COVID-19

Continuing our series in learning from construction leaders who are adapting throughout the global pandemic, we invited two industry experts to share their insights on...

The Ultimate Construction Software Buyer’s Guide – Part 2

A tool built for the job 1996–present   Automating construction project management As we’ve seen, spreadsheets—bless them—are not the optimal way to manage capital programs....

The Ultimate Construction Software Buyer’s Guide – Part 1

Managing construction programs is challenging enough. Now, remote work and tighter budgets make it even harder. The right tools help. Let’s look at the software...

5 Ways to Reduce Embodied Carbon on Your Next Building Project

  Climate change is the defining issue of our generation and the buildings industry will play a pivotal role in leading the collective global community...

The New Normal: How to Manage Construction Projects and Avoid Interruption

In case you missed week four (4) of our New Normal in Construction webinar series, we wanted to take the time to distill some of...

The New Normal: Incorporating Social Distancing into your Construction Projects

Investment in technology is a must. Which software companies you partner with is up to you. The decision not to invest, however, is no longer...

e-Builder Enterprise Overview: a Solution Designed for Owners

A cloud-based construction project management software, built for reducing risk and improving performance of capital improvement programs across project lifecycles.

Construction and Covid19: Moving Workflows from Paper to Electronic

Typical construction projects have hundreds if not thousands of simultaneous workflows happening in a project. The numerous contributors & layers of approval can sometimes cause...

Stop. Collaborate and listen

Collaboration in Construction at its finest: Project teams giving visibility by reporting on change orders & contingency usage to many different groups

Managing Construction Projects in the New Normal

Construction Owners who were prepared and had invested in cloud-based technology ended up minimally impacted by COVID19. Here are their stories.

The Ultimate Guide to Construction Document Management

For construction programs, collaboration is critical. Today we'll talk about construction document management and why it is key for the survivability of your projects.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Projects – Habit 7 “Continuous Improvement”

How to make significant improvements with help from technology

7 Habits of Highly Effective Projects – Habit 6 “Collaborate to Accelerate”

Improving processes, emphasizing and embedding collaborative tools.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Projects – Habit 5 “Empathize, Adapt & Overcome”

Best-in-class owners seek first to understand before being understood—a fundamental tenet of active listening.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Projects – Habit 4 “Win-Win & Pay Fast”

Gain cost visibility through an owner-driven project management system

7 Habits of Highly Effective Projects – Habit 3 “Automate to Operate”

Simple steps that lead to getting more time back in your day

7 Habits of Highly Effective Projects – Habit 2 “Forecast Completion”

Positive impacts of integrating your cost and schedule in a construction project management software

7 Habits of Highly Effective Projects – Habit 1 “Be Proactive”

“Best in Class” facility owners deeply understand that a great habit is formed when combined knowledge, skills, and desire come together.

Death of the Spreadsheet

Forecasts in spreadsheets? Leveraging technology and keeping a centralized system will keep timely information at your fingertips! Who would miss the mess?

3 Easy Ways To Reduce Change Orders

Change isn’t always bad, but on a construction project, it usually isn’t good. They can wreak havoc on a schedule and raise costs beyond the...

Home-run! Four Bases to Cover Before Buying a Construction Project Management Solution

For construction programs, collaboration is critical. Let's talk about construction document management and why it is key for the survivability of your projects.

Beware the Spreadsheet

Reporting with construction spreadsheets require accurate, timely, and relevant information to deliver projects on time and within budget.