Guest Contributed Articles

Guest Contributed Articles 2017-02-28T15:16:45+00:00

Why You Should Trade Up to the Cloud Now

You’ve probably heard a few scary tales of contractors nearly losing all of their digital data in a flood or fire. Or maybe your business has had a few close calls with data exposure. While ransomware attacks may seem rare, who wants to risk an entire business on one false click, oversight, or mistake?

9/7/2017|

The Key Traits of a Great Estimator

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.

8/2/2017|

The Next Evolution of Estimating

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.

5/29/2017|

The Top Five Technologies Estimators Cannot Live Without

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.

5/3/2017|

Collaboration in the Cloud

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.

4/27/2017|

Web-based Portfolio Management

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.

4/25/2017|

The Future of Project Management

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.

4/18/2017|

Advancing Estimating

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.

4/13/2017|

What’s Coming for 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.

4/11/2017|

Intelligence at the Construction Jobsite

Dale Beard, CEO, Intelliwave Technologies, www.intelliwavetechnologies.com, Alberta, Canada, recently sat down with Constructech to discuss how the construction jobsite is changing with the help of sensor technologies.

4/6/2017|