construction projects

Construction Projects and Workforce Management

You say you’re a “people person,” and as a workforce manager, that quality comes in handy. But do you have a concise process for knowing not only who’s who but who’s where and when? With labor shortages and high turnover, organizing personnel on construction projects better makes the difference between profit and loss, on time and late. Personnel …

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Who’s Your Worst Enemy in the Construction Industry?

The construction industry is customer-service oriented. We need happy clients and customers to beget more clients and customers. If your only business plan is to make a disgusting amount of money, then customer care is at the top of your hierarchical outline. Management consultant Gregg M. Schoppman says frequently customers have unrealistic project expectations. They are …

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Leveraging Construction Lifecycle Data

Organizing and retaining projects’ construction lifecycle data has become increasingly complex. Autodesk says construction projects now involve more people, but that doesn’t necessarily mean more people on the payroll. It could mean more people in the loop. By the time a typical construction project is complete,up to 30 percent of data has been lost…–Autodesk Different …

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Construction Business Project Delays and Responsibility

If you’ve bid on and won a project, it’s assumed you understand the risks, including delayed delivery of materials and equipment. As the pandemic proved, you can’t always factor delay risks into a bid. But you can’t bid without some guarantee that you can deliver the project on time and within budget. Contract-wise, you’ve assumed …

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2021 Construction Projects Reflect Optimism

This may be the year data center construction projects make headlines, but what about companies that were hard-hit by last year’s pandemic? Some companies’ construction projects crashed and burned. Others stalled out but eventually continued as-planned with a new completion time. Without a doubt, some nonresidential building sectors have been hit harder than others by the …

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Measuring Progress for Construction Projects

Why is it important to track progress on construction projects? One very important reason is to prove to investors, stakeholders, and other important sources of support that you’re making progress. And you’ve got the numbers to prove it. Another reason is to provide reinforcement to the troops. Your workers will see through false encouragement, but …

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