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Infographics: The Future of Technology in the Engineering & Construction Industry

February 05, 2018
By Freddy Donovan
The construction industry is booming again. In the US, the construction industry has always been a reliable sector, adding in average 635 USD billions every year to the US GDP during the past 12 years. That number was 649 USD billions in 2016, more that the retail trade industry (621 USD billion) or the arts and entairtainment sector (592 USD billion). Related: Five Technology Trends to Follow in [...]

Five Technology Trends for the Manufacturing Industry in 2018

January 22, 2018
By Simon De Brito
2018 is here. I don't know about you, but I feel like it was just yesterday we were exiting the 90's. Instead, two years from now we will be in 2020 entering a new decade. Time flies, right?

You Won't Keep this Year's Resolutions Either. Unless...

December 28, 2017
By Ray Kimble
We’re coming to the end of the year and that means last minute shopping for the kids or friends and family, finalizing taxes, and setting new goals for 2018. Like not waiting until the last minute to go buy that gift, or planning better so you don’t feel overwhelmed with millions of tasks, and hunkering down on the important things in life, like spending less time worrying about how you’ll get it [...]

7 Information Gaps That Hurt Your Business

November 10, 2017
By Simon De Brito
Integration of data is vital to managing a prosperous trade specialty or construction organization successfully. Knowing your actual business performance at any given moment allows you to make more informed decisions to increase revenue and take your business to the next level. Here are seven critical ways that information gaps can hurt your business and cost you revenue.

Too Busy? Why Now is the Best Time for ERP

November 09, 2017
By Ray Kimble
As more and more companies turn to ERP systems to take advantage of the benefits they offer, there are fewer and fewer reasons to postpone the decision for taking the leap forward. Unfortunately, some companies still try to postpone moving forward and the common reason we encounter is that many companies hesitate to alter their current processes because they are engaged in extreme demand, growth [...]

How to Get a Tax Write Off when Buying a Software

November 07, 2017
By Ray Kimble
Of all the changes made in tax code legislation in the past few years, are any of them actually beneficial to business owners like you? The answer is, yes. One of the best-kept secrets hidden in the tax code serves as a motivator for businesses, and it's called Section 179.

What is "Freedom" at Work?

November 06, 2017
By Ray Kimble
In today's day and age more and more people are working longer hours and spending less time doing what they love. We sit in cars for hours commuting, wake up early and go to sleep late, work 50+ hours a week, and for what?

Benefits of Integrating Your Entire Business Into One Software

November 01, 2017
By Simon De Brito
Successfully operating a construction or trade specialty business, like metal building construction, requires the capability to efficiently and precisely keep track of expenses. Losing sight of your costs is devastating to a company.

5 Gaps in The Procurement Process That Hurt Your MRP Capabilities

October 30, 2017
By Simon De Brito
Managing a procurement department successfully, in a specialized industry like metal building construction, requires the ability to forecast the future accurately. Increasing productivity and efficiency demands accurate, up to date information, enabling you to make quick, knowledgeable, and informed decisions, decisions that will increase opportunity, revenue and profits.

Not Connecting Your Field Reps With the Office is Hurting You. Bad.

October 24, 2017
By Simon De Brito
Today's business climate is more competitive than ever, and you need to take advantage of every technology to keep your company on top. It's one thing to want increased productivity, efficiency, and profits but identifying areas and implementing strategies for improvement is challenging. One area of attention that has consistently given results is in the state of the organization's communication.

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