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3 Common Budgeting Mishaps Construction Software Tools Help to Avoid
Construction Management
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3 Common Budgeting Mishaps Construction Software Tools Help to Avoid

As the construction project manager, one of your primary responsibilities is to oversee the projects’ scope, schedule, and budget. Among the three, the budget requires your most attention for so many reasons. Once fumbling with the budget, your construction project may overshoot its schedule and remain incomplete. And no project manager ever wants that to

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10 Ways A Construction Scheduling Software Can Help Improve Project Performance
Construction Management
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10 Ways A Construction Scheduling Software Can Help Improve Project Performance

When it comes to managing construction, overbudget, delayed, and low-quality projects are a project manager’s nightmare. Construction firms often handle multiple projects simultaneously, constantly juggling numerous plans, tasks, resources, and personnel to ensure the success of each project. However, since construction projects include many moving pieces, one tiny wrong move can be unorganized and chaotic.

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Things That You Need to Know When Planning to Grow Your Construction Business
Construction Management
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Things That You Need to Know When Planning to Grow Your Construction Business

Are you considering growing your construction business this year? Are you planning to expand your company further to territories and distinct markets? Whether you are just a start-up or have been managing construction projects for decades, evolving your business requires meticulous planning. The key to successful planning in expanding your business? Understanding the misconceptions regarding

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How to Speed Up the Process for your Accelerated Construction Schedule
Construction Management
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How to Speed Up the Process for your Accelerated Construction Schedule?

As the contractor, you may notice that you fall behind with your construction schedule. Many activities are lagging and you are now figuring out how to accelerate the process. The first step you must do is simplify and find out if it is due to your supplier or subcontractor. There are other situations that may

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Avoid Mishaps and Enable Your Construction Team to Make Decisions Faster
Construction Management
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Stop the Blame Game: Avoid Mishaps and Enable Your Construction Team to Make Decisions Faster

If you work in construction, you are probably familiar with the blaming game amongst your construction team. This blaming game is the finger-pointing phase where things tend to go wrong and everybody starts looking for someone else to blame for project delays, cost overruns, and other forms of struggles that occurred during the project. In

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Top 5 Prevalent Bottlenecks in Construction Management, and How to Troubleshoot Them
Construction Management
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Top 5 Prevalent Bottlenecks in Construction Management, and How to Troubleshoot Them

There are a wide array of factors on how a construction project can be considered ‘successful.’ Keeping the project within budget is important, but another consideration is on-schedule completion, undoubtedly one of the most critical attributes of managing construction projects. The end quality of the build and compliance to pre-set safety and health protocols may

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How Can You Achieve End-to-End Inventory Transparency in Construction
Construction Inventory Management
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How Can You Achieve End-to-End Inventory Transparency in Construction?

Perhaps, you are now facing a lot of stressors related to your construction business, especially in your supply chain. With the added strains from the uncertainties and continuous market swings, your company should now find ways to adapt and minimize operating costs to stay profitable. Construction inventory management is one area where your construction company

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Five Strategies on How to Stay on Top of Your Project and Ensure a Smooth Construction Progress
Construction Management
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Five Strategies on How to Stay on Top of Your Project and Ensure a Smooth Construction Progress

Whether you are new in construction or an experienced project manager with years of extensive experience up your sleeve, you know that staying on top of everything going on with your project progress is critical to finishing your projects. Delivering your projects on schedule and within budget while maintaining a high-quality standard is a challenging

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People and Risks Involved in 6 Phases of Construction Management
Construction Management
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People and Risks Involved in 6 Phases of Construction Management

Nothing great happens overnight, especially in managing construction projects. In a line of work where there are many moving parts, every activity requires meticulous construction management planning and proper oversight. But instead of taking on a project head-on as one big undertaking, it’s more realistic and manageable to subdivide it into segments of phases, and

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How Can Construction Companies Boost Employee Retention
Construction Management
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How Can Construction Companies Boost Employee Retention and Reduce Employee Turnover?

Nowadays, the construction industry is facing a severe labor shortage. It is no secret that many contractors struggle to retain employees, regardless of how many projects they undertake or how much profit they make. Employees are a company’s most significant resource; without them, internal operations may be slowed or even halted. If you are losing

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How Last Planner System Can Help You Build a Collaborative Construction Planning Process
Construction Management
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How Last Planner System Can Help You Build a Collaborative Construction Planning Process

Who is more likely to accurately estimate how long the electrical on a construction project will take: the electrician or a construction manager? It seems evident that the electrician would have a better insight into how long the job would get done. Nevertheless, traditional construction management techniques significantly ignore the electrician’s opinion. This is what

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Moving from Manual Processes to Construction Project Management Tool
Construction Management
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Moving from Manual Processes to Construction Project Management Tool

As a contractor who handles tons of projects and runs field teams, you agree that manual project management and field service is somehow inefficient. The time lost in allocating tickets, planning routes, maintenance schedules, and other construction activities can cost actual revenue. So, for people like you who are most likely running a big construction

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The Basics of Construction Scheduling Management
Construction Management
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The Basics of Construction Scheduling Management

When construction projects are delayed, over budget, or poor quality, it can directly influence your company’s success, profitability, and growth. Unexpected hazards and bottlenecks are common in the construction industry, and admittedly, some of these circumstances are beyond anyone’s control. This is where construction scheduling management comes into play. Every business should make developing an

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Why Inspections Should Be Conducted During Construction
Construction Management
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Why Inspections Should Be Conducted During Construction?

Construction inspections are typically conducted in the ending part of any construction schedule— on the project handover or closeout period. For some professionals in the industry, this activity is seen as the ‘necessary evil’ since it is another task to tick off the long list of a to-do to ensure regulatory compliance. Even though intended

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Five Strategies for Strengthening Your Construction Planning Process
Construction Management
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Five Strategies for Strengthening Your Construction Planning Process

Regardless of its industry, any project is most likely to fail if no efficient and effective project plan or schedule is defined during its early stages. Planning and scheduling in construction play a significant role in making or breaking your project’s success. Essentially, a construction plan guides the clients, project managers, and contractors throughout the

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A Guide to a Plumber's Multifaceted Career
Plumbing Construction
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A Guide to a Plumber’s Multifaceted Career

As most people know, there are a million activities to do when it comes to construction, whether it is building, remodeling, or repairing a residential or commercial development. Whether a client or a project manager, you will have to work with contractors, inspectors, and other trade partners to ensure the project’s quality and safety. And

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Why Your Subcontractors Fail and What Can You Do to Fix It
Construction Management
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Why Your Subcontractors Fail and What Can You Do to Fix It?

Subcontractor default has been a major problem that is neither under-reported nor understated. For sure, you are already familiar with this and its consequences. Yet, surprisingly, it is still unexpected when one of your subs goes into default with your projects. Since the last decade, the construction economy began to tank, and the sector has

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Guidelines in Tracking Construction Tools and Equipment
Construction Inventory Management
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Guidelines in Tracking Construction Tools and Equipment

For most construction professionals, keeping track of construction tools and equipment isn’t just a challenge—it’s overwhelmingly stressful. Every business across all industry owns tool and equipment that helps them provide the services and goods they offer to their clients. And whether that is tiny (such as computer hard drives) or massive (such as a construction backhoe), tracking

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A Quick Guide to Construction Inventory Management
Construction Inventory Management
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A Quick Guide to Construction Inventory Management

When you are on a construction site, you must manage a lot of inventory. These items are vital to finishing the job, from materials, tools, and equipment to construction technology. There are tight deadlines for construction projects, and you can quickly lose money if they get off track or are late. The work does not

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