Project Managers: Learn to Maximize Your Software Use at Collaborate 2018

If there’s one role touching virtually all aspects of construction operations, it’s the project manager. From job cost budgeting, tracking and projecting job progress to resource scheduling and vendor management, you have your hands full day in and day out. Thankfully, there are plenty of technology tools like an integrated construction ERP, project collaboration platform and intuitive mobile solutions for field crews that are lending a helping hand. But are you maximizing your opportunities to further streamline your work and lessen project headaches?

The answers you need are at our Collaborate 2018 User Conference (Oct. 15-18 in Portland, OR). We’ve created a special track just for you — the project management and operations professional.

This is your opportunity to maximize the value of your Viewpoint software for your role in project management. We’ve put together 63 sessions specific to construction project management. Learn all about to how to better manage your project teams using Viewpoint software solutions. Project managers will learn how to standardize workflows across their projects, dig deeper into project data to analyze progress, extend collaboration and streamline information across entire project teams, tackle change management issues, expedite project completion and much more.

To provide just a glimpse into the content you can expect, here is a sample of some of the sessions you can look forward to attending:

A Customer’s Perspective: How to use Field Time to Drive Efficiency and Increase Productivity

Fowler Construction successfully implemented Viewpoint Field Time, integrating Field Time for time and production entry and tracking for all divisions; from heavy-highway crews to small residential paving and landscaping teams and aggregate production. Attendees will get a practical end-to-end look at how Fowler uses Field Time day-to-day to gather and process payroll time and production. Learn tips and tricks on how to make these processes smooth for your team!

Understanding Project Management Processes for Subcontractors: A Focus Group

Join us for a discussion — from subcontractor to subcontractor — about the challenges you face when it comes to project management and how to use Viewpoint’s Team and Field solutions specifically for your role.

Building an Information Bridge Between Field and Office

Accurate, real-time project information is essential to identifying jobs that are at risk for profit fade, not to mention to remain competitive in the construction industry. Despite advancements and investment in technology, your organization may continue to struggle with the inefficiencies and information gaps resulting from tolerance for multiple tools and individuals’ manual processes. Attend this session to hear how you can bridge the gap and effectively integrate field data collection processes into a home office single source of truth for project status information.

Drawings and Documents in Team — A Single Source for Truth

Learn how Viewpoint Team’s documents and drawings tools allow you to ensure everyone on your project is working off the latest information.

Mitigating the Risks of Quality and Safety

Learn how you can use Field View to improve the capture and management of quality items, reduce project delays, and minimize both the frequency and severity of safety incidents. Standardize your quality and safety programs so you can proactively identify trends and spend your time-solving problems, not managing paperwork.

So Much More

Click here to view the complete list of sessions for project managers. We look forward to seeing you there!

Not a project manager or operations professional? We still have great content for you! Check out our other roles we are offering tracks for by visiting:

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Posted by Samantha Biever

Samantha grew up visiting her dad on job sites, which sparked her initial interest in construction. After graduating with honors from George Fox University, she pursued this interest by becoming the Marketing Specialist at Viewpoint where she enjoys being part of a team that is transforming the construction industry.