Category: Software

Yes, there IS an app. for that.

I recently traveled around Australia for a couple of weeks and was able to get through my entire trip without using a paper and pen for taking notes.  I used my iPad and a stylus.  Every single customer I visited...

/ August 9, 2011

Ironing the wrinkles out of an enterprise software implementation

As the guy who “writes stuff” for Viewpoint Construction Software, I’m often pulled into interviews with customers who have recently completed a software implementation. The point is to gain insight into what made their software implementation a success so that...

/ July 8, 2011

Head in the Clouds about Cloud Computing?

You’ve seen the commercials, you’ve heard the word everywhere…so what is this “cloud” everyone’s shouting about? Arguably, the idea of the cloud has been around for a decade while others claim it’s just the Internet, dummy. The truth is, what...

/ January 21, 2011

Demystifying the stages of buying major ERP Construction Software

Buying a new major ERP construction software suite is a long, serious process for most contractors, averaging six to nine months and involving many layers of management, committees plus several rounds of demos, conversations and reviews. It’s not something you want...

/ January 20, 2011

Making Cloud Computing Less Cloudy

Technology is evolving at an unimaginable rate with so many applications moving to mobile devices like smart phones and digital notepads. As things progress, innovative software companies have to decide what makes sense for investing time, money and resources. Most...

/ January 3, 2011

Software is not the only cool thing happening technology-wise in the construction space

As developers of integrated software for the construction industry, we’re kind of nerdy to a fault. The latest gadgets, applications and techno-innovations get folks pretty excited around here. And yes, we love robots too. However, software is not the only...

/ April 21, 2010