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Using Mobile to Control Your Construction Project Costs

Estimating errors can be deadly in construction projects. Learn how mobile apps can help you estimate more accurately and control project costs.

By Michael Benedict on December 1, 2016

Last Minute Injunction: How 4 Million Workers Were Affected with a Single Decision

A major ruling has been struck down by judge Amos L. Mazzant III. He has issued a preliminary injunction on the new Overtime Pay Law that was set to go into effect on December 1st, 2016. The decision has major implications for both employers and employees. Learn how this could affect you, and what the potential next steps could be. 

By Keith Bateman on November 30, 2016

Using Digital to Attract Skilled Construction Workers

The labor shortage in the construction industry is very real. 3 tips for staying fully staffed and keeping projects moving. 

By Michael Benedict on November 29, 2016

What Do Uncounted Election Ballots and Many Business Processes Have In Common?

What do uncounted election ballots and business forms have in common? A lot more than you might think. 

By Jason Peck on November 23, 2016

Merchandising Made Smarter: Excelsior Saves $200K with Canvas

When you think about the Retail industry, you may think of shopping malls, clothing, shoes, and more. But for those in Merchandising, they know a lot of work goes into making a store look presentable and attractive for consumsers. Read how Excelsior Merchandising was able to cut out all their field paperwork and recover over 2,000 hours of productivity. 

By Keith Bateman on November 22, 2016

6 Errors to Avoid in Construction Estimating — and How Mobile Apps Can Help

A simple mistake in construction estimating can cost your company thousands. Check out these common estimating errors and learn how to avoid them. 

By Michael Benedict on November 22, 2016

OSHA Report: The Top 4 Violations of 2016 [Infographic]

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released their latest information on businesses violating safety regulations. The scary part about the report is that many of the top violations gained frequency in 2016. Take a look at the infographic to see the most cited areas according to OSHA inspections and how you may avoid future fines. 

By Keith Bateman on November 16, 2016

Construction Project Management: 3 Strategies to Ensure Profitability

Are you projects frequently out of scope and over your estimates? Construction project management can help you rein in your next project. Learn how. 

By Michael Benedict on November 15, 2016

5 Must Have Mobile Apps for Field Service Workers in 2017

The Field Service industry is one of great change and expansion. It is projected that by 2020, the Field Service Management(FSM) industry will be worth an estimated $5.1 billion dollars according to a report by Markets and Markets. So what is one of the factors leading in this gross expansion? Mobile technology. Not only are jobs becoming easier to complete, but they are being done at a faster rate with better margins.

Find out which apps and mobile platforms can help your company become more efficient and gain a competitive edge in this booming market. 

By Keith Bateman on November 10, 2016

Leveraging Big Data to Show Big Profits

Big data can sound too big for small businesses, but it could be exactly what you need. Learn how to use it to solve your company’s business challenges.

By Michael Benedict on November 9, 2016