Everyone makes a mistake now and again. Business owners expect it. However, using a variety of off-the-shelf software products, spreadsheets and programs like Excel—which do not allow for cross-departmental communication—ups the chances for costly errors throughout your organization.
An end-to-end construction technology solution can halt data errors and omissions.
If your employees are using one software for accounting, another for project management, and yet another for estimating, they are undoubtedly making mistakes caused by lack of communication. And if they are depending on spreadsheets or handwritten notes, those mistakes are multiplied.
Because there is a natural disconnect between those in the office and those in the field, errors by either group are more than burdensome. They can add to mistrust among your staff, and that impacts every aspect of the work environment.
Manual processes are an invitation to trouble. The workflow becomes cumbersome; information is out of date. Frustration can grow across your construction business.
The reality is, simplifying operations increases accuracy and enhances productivity.
With the right integrated system, construction project managers can follow and report on the complexities of the entire project lifecycle. A custom filing area to manage all aspects of a job and to store all documents allows project managers to refer in real time to any important information at any time. Available current documents and notations make good, quick decision-making possible, and eliminate errors caused by bad data.
The ability to track which equipment is being used for which job, and for how long, provides more precise job costing.
The bottom line is: enhanced accuracy increases your own bottom line.