Upgrading Inefficient Processes: Contractor Estimating

Upgrading Inefficient Processes: Contractor Estimating

The contractor estimating process is a profitable place for contractors to focus on when it comes to software upgrades. These upgrades bring tools that reduce the time it takes to formulate estimates and work to improve their accuracy. Saving time and increasing profitability are good reasons for contractors to upgrade the estimating process. Automated Tools…

Research Shows Companies Are Moving to Cloud-based Accounting Solutions

Research Shows Companies Are Moving to Cloud-based Accounting Solutions

Companies across industry sectors are transitioning to cloud-based solutions. Forbes reported that between 2016 and 2017 hybrid cloud adoption increased from 19 percent to 57 percent of organizations surveyed. That’s a three-fold growth, and trends are continuing upward. A survey conducted earlier this year found that 81 percent of enterprises have a multi-cloud strategy. The…

What is a "Dimensional Accounting" System?

What is a "Dimensional Accounting" System?

Construction professionals know that accounting in their industry is often characterized by thin profit margins and quite a bit of uncertainty. According to Accenture, only 30 percent of firms currently deliver projects on budget and only 15 percent deliver on time. Imagine how improving those percentages for your company would give you a significant competitive edge.…

What Technology Trends Should Contractors Focus On?

What Technology Trends Should Contractors Focus On?

There are some very interesting and impactful technologies being developed and implemented in the construction industry; the exact impact they’ll make with everyday construction projects is yet to be fully understood. The many variables involved with predicting the future of the construction industry make it hard for contractors to know what technology trends to focus…

Exciting New Technologies in Concrete Construction and Repair

Exciting New Technologies in Concrete Construction and Repair

The invention of concrete is one of mankind’s greatest construction triumphs, dating back, at least to ancient Egypt. Even as durable and versatile as concrete is, it has one fatal flaw, its tendency to crack. The most common reasons for cracking are shrinkage during the curing process, settling, load stress, and environmental wear and tear. Over time, moisture…

How to Improve Profits on Construction Contracts

How to Improve Profits on Construction Contracts

Improving profits on construction contracts can help your business succeed and put more money in your pocket. The key to any successful business is correct pricing. There are tips for pricing that can drive more business through your doors as well. This article will look at ways to improve profits on each contract and techniques…