Construction Firm Turns to New ERP Technology

April 24, 2014

For the construction industry, ERP (enterprise-resource planning) technology has long been a staple in the space. However, now some contractors are making the switch to new software in order to increase productivity and reduce operational expenses.

Computer Guidance Corp., www.computerguidance.com, Scottsdale, Ariz., was recently launched at another construction company: George & Lynch, www.geolyn.com, Dover, Del., one of the largest infrastructure contractors serving the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.



March/April 2014

Volume 17 Number 03

Constructech 2014 Commercial Top Products: The Evolution of the Enterprise

Move your business forward by using the right technology.

Many CIOs today are faced with the challenge of building techsavvy leadership, while also renovating the core IT infrastructure for the future. In 2014, construction IT leaders will need to balance efficiency, while also shifting to a fundamentally different technology paradigm.

February 2014

Volume 17 Number 02

2014 Technology Outlook: Residential

Four forecasts looking forward; time to four-cast ahead for tech.

Predictions are about as common as can be in the world of technology. These days everyone is trying their hand at forecasting the next big trend that will set the technology world in motion. In the homebuilding segment the pattern seems to constantly be about shedding that stigma around being "stagnant." For years this market has been plagued with the notion that it does not do enough to stay on the leading edge of technology adoption, and that the companies are collectively behind the curve even when compared to their counterparts in commercial construction.




Commentary

One Tough Job

CIOs, IT managers, company owners, and managers heading up IT initiatives: You have one tough job. We applaud your hard work to deploy solutions to heighten efficiency, while bringing new solutions to the jobsite.


Green Technology

Saving Energy in Parking Garages

For many building owners saving energy in facilities has been a big business strategy in recent years, since saving energy ultimately results in reduced overhead expenses. But what about the energy consumed in parking garages?


Infrastructure Update

Construction Software Goes Underground

For the construction industry, being able to understand the intricacies of underground infrastructure is essential. This is one of the key reasons Bentley Systems, www.bentley.com, Exton, Pa., recently announced the release of its new Subsurface Utility Engineering in its annual corporate update conference call.