microsoft dynamics

Extending Microsoft Dynamics with Field Service

More companies are looking to aftermarket and field service operations as an opportunity for growth. According to Statistics MRC, the Global Field...
FSM software

Working in Harmony

Field service management (FSM) and customer relationship management (CRM) are best-of-breed solutions that are essential to the work of field technicians. Both tools manage...
innovation

Maximizing Construction’s Year of Digital Transformation

As the second quarter comes to a close, the construction industry has much to be optimistic about. Construction is in the midst of a...
Project Management Software

Best-In-Class Fleet Tracking

The construction industry has a proud history of building new equipment to get difficult jobs done, but when it comes to embracing modern technology...
Software Solutions IoT

Taking IoT on the Voyage of Discovery

IoT has moved from nice to have to operationally critical. Using IoT to automate tasks can improve workforce efficiency, better utilize assets, and predict...
labor

Are You Experiencing the Labor Shortage in Heavy Civil Construction?

Low unemployment rates may be good news for workers, but they present big challenges for heavy civil construction companies struggling to fill openings in...
GDPR

GDPR and your Enterprise Software

Most enterprise software applications do not yet have features that deal with the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). There are standalone...
Jim Hammond

The Here and There of Dirt

Jim Hammond knows a thing or two about dirt. In the early 2000s, Jim Hammond did something historic in his life. He decides to shift...
lean methodology

Applying Lean Methodology to the eDiscovery Process

The construction industry began embracing the lean methodology—the idea of eliminating waste (wasted time, wasted movement, wasted potential), improving productivity, and maximizing value—in the...
defined schedule

An Argument for Specialized Scheduling Software

Managing and following a defined schedule is imperative to keeping heavy civil construction operations moving. These complex projects rely on coordinated activities among employees,...