Tag: Thoughts

2014 Construction Focus: Building and Acquiring Strong Employee Talent

by Michelle Stedman Director of Talent Acquisition BirdDog It may have been colder than Mars outside earlier this month, but in 2014 the hot trend is going to be a focus on the employee and building a strong talent acquisition...

/ January 16, 2014

Adopting a scalable construction technology platform – if not now, when?

Back in the office after a busy couple weeks in Washington, D.C. and Chicago where Viewpoint was exhibiting at the NECA Convention and Solar Power International conference.  2013 marked our third year exhibiting at NECA while this was our first...

/ November 5, 2013

Moving the Dial from Content Chaos to Content Structure

Ding! That’s sound of a new email in my inbox with a scanned image attached. That image was originally created in the ERP system, printed, then scanned and emailed to me. Catch my drift? We live in a world where...

/ October 11, 2013

Lesson #5 – Rome Wasn’t Built in A Day – Lessons Learned Implementing Viewpoint’s Project Management Module

Having been contacted by several companies starting to use the Viewpoint Project Management Module, ANF Group’s Delilah Alvarez wrote a series of blog posts on the lessons learned during implementation.  Here’s a taste of lesson #5: If I could leave...

/ August 26, 2013

Gamification and the Construction Industry

I’ve never considered myself a gamer. It’s primarily a time and priority issue. I recently purchased an UP™ band by Jawbone. UP is a wristband and app that tracks how you sleep, move and eat, and provides feedback to encourage...

/ August 13, 2013

Technology in Construction

I recently presented as part of a “Technology in Construction” panel discussion for a joint event with NAWIC and CFMA – Greater Oregon Chapter.   Here are a few key takeaways from the meeting. 1. Technology in construction is all over...

/ July 22, 2013