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Estimating is one of the most important jobs in construction. Demand for well-qualified estimators continues to grow because construction is on an upswing. Estimators are essential for companies to capitalize on the growth in construction.
Paul Messner, cofounder and CEO, Estimator360, www.estimator360.com, and principal owner and president, Messner Builders, recently sat down with Constructech to discuss what needs to change in regards to estimating in the construction industry and how new technology can help.
Today’s construction estimators are using a variety of technologies to perform takeoff and create bids. The days of paper plans piling up on desks and in dedicated storage rooms are finally starting to taper off with the rise and evolution of the digital age. We’ve asked the question, “What tools and technologies do you use today that you couldn’t live without?” Here are the top five technologies considered must-have to do estimating right.
Craig “Tooey” Courtemanche, cofounder and CEO, Procore, www.procore.com, Carpinteria, Calif., recently sat down with Constructech to discuss the importance of third-party integrations.
Marc Jaude, founder and president, PMWeb, www.pmweb.com, Wakefield, Mass., recently sat down with Constructech to discuss how to leverage technology to reduce risk and control cost.
Jay Fraser, cofounder and systems architect, Plexxis Software, www.plexxis.com, Bolton, Ont., recently sat down with Constructech to discuss the latest challenges and solutions for subcontractors.
DeWayne Adamson, CEO, Pantera Global Technology, www.panteratools.com, Pleasant Prairie, Wis., recently sat down with Constructech to discuss how its new technology will transform construction.
Todd McCormick, president, McCormick Systems Inc., www.mccormicksys.com, Chandler, Ariz., recently sat down with Constructech to discuss how its new technology will transform takeoffs.
Angelo Castelli, president, On Center Software, www.oncenter.com, The Woodlands, Texas, recently sat down with Constructech to discuss how takeoff technology can help improve business processes in 2017.