Tag: construction

The mostly ups and fewer downs of buying used construction equipment

There’s no way around it. Construction equipment is an expensive but necessary expense for any contractor. Like any other essential tool, the only way a project will succeed is with the right equipment on the job site – but how...

/ October 12, 2010

Four Construction Trends to Watch

It’s no secret we’re in the midst of disruptive change – from the technologies we use to the way we work. Here are four trends to watch over the coming year – some may simply see trouble ahead, while others...

/ July 7, 2010

Better Productivity through Technology

With tighter budgets these days and an eye on what the economy might do next, contractors everywhere are focused on ensuring maximum levels of productivity. Working longer hours at a faster pace is reactive and ultimately leads to burned out...

/ July 6, 2010

The Prefab Revolution

As someone who is currently on the market for a new home, I’ve been doing a great deal of research on the benefits and pitfalls of new vs. used, loft vs. house, green vs. not green(?) and the array of building materials...

/ June 3, 2010

National Architecture Week – is there room for innovative design in a down economy?

So, I’ve been thinking (dangerous, I know). Here at Viewpoint, we make the software that makes construction projects go smoother. Our customers swing the hammers, pour the cement and stack the bricks for the offices, homes, bridges and roads that...

/ April 21, 2010

Introducing the place we explore and share our latest thinking on the construction industry

Viewpoint’s new blog is the place we’ll cover the latest industry trends, technology tips and stories about the construction industry for the leaders, thinkers and people who work in it every day. We’ll profile notable achievements by our customers and...

/ April 21, 2010