Construction in the movies

Awhile back I posted a piece on “Songs about Construction” that seemed pretty popular with readers.  Digging up songs about construction was actually rather easy so that got me thinking about movies with a construction theme or scene. This was...

/ July 12, 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

Business Intelligence is for everyone

Last month, I went down to Philadelphia, Mississippi to see one of Viewpoint’s oldest and largest clients. In the product management role, I don’t think there is anything more fun than going a seeing a great customer and working collaboratively...

/ July 6, 2011

We Hear You and We Will Deliver

I was able to attend the annual CFMA conference in Texas last week. As always the conference was well organized and had excellent educational sessions covering a variety of relevant topics. It was great to see many of our customers...

/ May 27, 2011

Tips for Effective Project Management

The difference between a successful project and a nightmarish one typically comes down to how the planning and management of what I like to call “the influential factors,” were handled. With any large construction job, many complex work activities are...

/ May 25, 2011