Oct 13, 2017
4 Preventable Reasons Construction Projects Miss their Deadline
With the natural complexity of construction projects, it’s no wonder the construction industry is notorious for its costly delays. Unexpected events come in all shapes and sizes, from last-minute change orders and scheduling issues to...
Oct 6, 2017
Extreme Weather & the Construction Industry
In 2017, the United States was hit with a series of tropical storms that caused extreme destruction and mass evacuations. It’s estimated that together, Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma caused $290 billion in damages. Harvey...
Sep 22, 2017
How Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Helps Firms with Legal Disputes
Many seasoned construction leaders believe that when it comes to legal action, is not a matter of if, but when. Whether you’re an established firm or a small independent contractor, chances are you’ll likely be...
Sep 11, 2017
Construction’s Productivity Problem
Construction is an economic powerhouse. This $10 trillion-dollar industry accounts for a large portion of the global economy and is expected to get even bigger this year, growing an estimated 3.5%. Sure, these numbers are...
JE Dunn Makes Better and Quicker Decisions–From HR and Payroll to Resource Planning and Cost Management–With a Single Source of Truth
Communication shortcomings between project teams became obvious when JE Dunn Construction realized that there was no way to readily update—or ensure the accuracy of—entered information across offices and job sites because the project teams worked...
Aug 4, 2017
5 Traits of Successful Construction Project Managers
Construction project managers carry a lot of weight on their shoulders. While there are many leaders and stakeholders on the team, it ultimately falls on project managers to make sure the job gets done while...
Jun 30, 2017
Managing Your Construction Budget – How to Stick to Your Estimate and Control Cost
No construction project ever goes exactly as planned — there’s always the possibility of last-minute change orders, supply chain issues, dangerous weather conditions and more. Despite these variables, a construction firm’s success depends on its...
May 19, 2017
Why a Quick Software Transition is NOT the Answer
We’re living in an age where technology has disrupted nearly every part of our lives. Digital transformation is everywhere and every company is a now a software company. But even though much of the world is...
Apr 25, 2017
It’s Time for an Efficiency Overhaul (Not Just a Software Upgrade)
As co-founder of one of the most valuable companies in the world, Bill Gates knows a thing or two about efficiency. He has just two rules when it comes to technology and streamlining: Rule #1:...