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6 Ways a Project Management Solution Can Improve Project Performance

From ancient days, managing a project hasn't been easy. A project manager juggles between planning and coordination and everything in between. With numerous moving parts, your project can undoubtedly turn chaotic and topsy-turvy, if you don't lay a proper plan. ...

Maximize Project Profitability with Real-Time Job Costing

Profitability is a key aspect in project management, especially when the project is being carried out on a contract basis. The profitability of a project can be affected by the cost of the various elements that are involved in a project, such as labor.  Labor is...

Project Success Starts with Unified Project Management

According to KMPG, 70% of organizations experienced at least one failed project in 2019. This figure shows how crucial it is to invest in premium project management solutions. So, what solution can you employ to ensure project success as a subcontractor?...

Tips to Improving Daily Project Management Functions

Tips to Improving Daily Project Management Functions

A construction project that goes over budget and off-schedule will cost contractors precious time and money. One way to avoid these critical errors is by having a workflow in place that assures both you and your client that all project variables are accounted for....

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Challenges of Project Management for Woodworking Industries

Challenges of Project Management for Woodworking Industries

Following the emergence of the COVID pandemic, the architectural, woodworking, and furniture industries experienced fluctuations in the supply chain. While some businesses thrived, some collapsed to ruin because of inventory challenges arising when running multiple...

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8 Ways to Improve Task Management & Project Accountability

8 Ways to Improve Task Management & Project Accountability

As with any business venture, it is essential for your overhead costs and your efficiency to keep your tasks organized and your staff accountable for their workload. A successful business will have some systems to help manage tasks and accountability, but there is...

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How to Create Accurate Project Estimates

How to Create Accurate Project Estimates

When looking to create accurate project estimates, it’s important to look at the multiple factors that add up for each individual project. Equipment, material, labor costs and scope can often vary, but if you create a plan with accuracy from the get-go, you can...

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Get Real-Time Visibility into your Project Operations

Get Real-Time Visibility into your Project Operations

Any operations manager worth their salt knows visibility is essential when overseeing the operations of your projects. It’s important to have real time visibility to ensure you have your finger on the current pulse, and understand any moments when you have to pivot or...

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How to Manage Your Projects More Efficiently and Effectively

How to Manage Your Projects More Efficiently and Effectively

Project management is evolving and expanding to many different types of job sites, factories and businesses, so many managers and business owners are using new tools to keep teams more efficient at their jobs. If you’re a small business owner or contractor, then it’s...

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7 Things to Look For in Your Project Management Solution

7 Things to Look For in Your Project Management Solution

Are you a business owner, contractor or subcontractor who’s overwhelmed with the number of projects you have? Do you and your team keep missing deadlines because you can’t seem to stay organized? Have you been longing for something to help you stay on track, but...

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Tasked Based Project Scheduling

Tasked Based Project Scheduling

A project is made from execution of numerous tasks. From managing teams to allocating resources, undertaking all at once without employing a systematic system can be a nightmare. To make sure everything works smoothly and consistently without disruption, a Task-based...

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