Our Customers | Industry Blog | Viewpoint Construction Software

Our Customers

By the numbers: Viewpoint customers demonstrate how our software saves them time and money.

More work doesn’t necessarily mean more profit. With more jobs comes more paperwork, project management, time spent working through backlogs, and more. It’s no secret that engineering and construction has been slow to adopt new technology, but one constant for high-growth, high-profit companies is the use of emerging tech.

[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

Connecting with the World about Technology: World of Concrete 2016
Contributed by: Greg Fry, Vertical Marketing Manager at Viewpoint

Viewpoint had its largest presence ever at World of Concrete 2016. With plenty of interest and traffic at the Technology Pavilion in the Las Vegas Convention Center, it felt like an excellent spot to debut Viewpoint For Field View.

This powerful cloud-based and off-line mobile solution allows contractors to capture field reports and information from anywhere – even without an internet connection – helping resolve issues quickly, eliminate paper, reduce risk, and deliver higher quality projects.

What was especially interesting to discuss with contractors stopping by the Viewpoint booth was how Field View can fit with their current processes. They see how there is tangible value and it’s immediate, at the job site and in the back office. Suited for all types of contractors as well as owners of capital projects, Field View clearly helps meet an unmet need in the market today.

Richard Scott demos Viewpoint's Field View

Others visiting the Viewpoint booth were looking for an estimating program to replace current methods of spreadsheets, pen, and paper. While learning about ProContractor for takeoff and estimating, they found it interesting that the solution can be used as a whole system that brings estimating together with project management and accounting for a compressive, bid-to-cash solution.

There was also a contingent who weren’t sure what they needed exactly, but knew that it was important to explore what technology’s available, what others are doing, and what’s involved in making a change. A question posed by the merely curious and the serious buyer alike was: How is this going to work for me and is it a change I need to make now?

However, it was evident that the most innovative companies are investing in the latest technology now. For the most part, these were Viewpoint customers visiting our booth to see what’s coming next and to explore new ways to further leverage their existing Viewpoint solution, since the goals they have for their business align with our vision for adaptable and collaborative software.

It was also fascinating to see that the World of Concrete really does bring attendees from all around the world. The Viewpoint booth hosted visitors from Nigeria, Pakistan, Latin America, and all over who were very curious about construction technology. As Viewpoint has swiftly grown from its offices and world-class technology center in Portland, Oregon to having offices in the UK and Australia, it appears that further growth will be well received while we continue to serve customers located across the globe in more than 28 countries.

The Viewpoint Team The Viewpoint Team

{ 0 comments }

Turbo charged collaboration was the theme for this year’s Viewpoint User Conference and turbo charged it was! With well over 1500 attendees, the 2015 conference was the largest Viewpoint event yet!

Viewpoint CEO - Manolis Kotzabasakis Speaks at User Conference 2015

What makes Viewpoint’s conference different from any other user event? Viewpoint strives to place a high emphasis on customer engagement with our staff and industry experts as well as nurturing customer-to-customer relationships… This focus is exemplified in the various collaborative opportunities held during the three-day conference, such as the birds of a feather lunch, industry exhibit and showcase, customer showcase sessions and roundtables, and the atmosphere created to foster collaboration among attendees.

[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

Viewpoint Introduces the “Smart Process’ Webinar Series. This series will offer live discussions with Viewpoint customers on how they tackle challenges and streamline business processes by leveraging technology.

 

First Live Webinar: Taking the Project Forecasting and WIP Process to the Next Level
Thursday, May 28th 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET
Register here.

Join this discussion led by Ryan Price from Corman Construction and Tina Helmsing with Guarantee Electric. They will share how they streamlined their monthly Forecasting/WIP process for better accuracy, timeliness, and overall project visibility.

 
GuaranteeElectical-oictySuccess Story #1: Guarantee Electrical is an ENR 600 full-service electrical contractor headquartered in St. Louis, MO. Tina Helmsing, Accounting Manager, will provide insight into how Guarantee’s PM team uses interactive forecasting to keep projects on time and on budget.

 
Corman-zvowtSuccess Story #2: Corman Construction is one of the Mid-Atlantic region’s largest heavy civil construction contractors. Learn from Ryan Price, Business Analyst, how Corman automated the process of forecasting complex, multi-year construction projects.

Registration is required for this event. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

{ 0 comments }

2014 Customer Technology SurveyViewpoint Construction Software produced a 2014 technology survey that was sent to Onsite Magazine Subscribers, Construction Business Owner Magazine Subscribers, and members of the Associated Builders and Contractors in June.

Compiled by Viewpoint Construction Software, the Construction Technology Survey is designed to provide construction firms with valuable information regarding the uses of various types of technology available today. Our goal is to share the responses of contractors across North America regarding the technology they want and use. We offer the survey results as a valuable tool for companies reviewing technology tools or considering new options.

» 250 construction contractors participated in the survey across North America.
» Over 50% of the responders noted their role as Principle or Executive.
» Over 38% of the responders noted that they engage mostly in commercial/industrial work

Here are some highlights from the survey:

  • Over 50% of respondents said that they will be investing in technology in 2014.
  • Over 80% of respondents suggested that they use 3 or more technology applications to effectively perform job related tasks on a daily basis.
  • 82% of respondents are currently taking advantage of mobile technology to perform job related tasks.
  • Over 50% of the respondents stated they are NOT currently using BIM technology.

Corinne Lynds, editor of Onsite Magazine sat down with two Viewpoint Canadian customers to discuss their reaction to the survey results and how they are leveraging specific technology applications to achieve operational excellence.
[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }