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Accurate Schedules Require Upfront Investment: 5 Best Practices for Developing Reliable Project Timelines

June 10, 2016

Technology advancements have drastically changed the scheduling process in the last thirty years. The slow, methodical longhand required to create detailed construction schedules has largely been replaced by software that allows us to perform calculations, build illustrations, view data in multiple ways, re-sequence activities and analyze schedule changes in a fraction of the time.
Without doubt, these tools are extremely useful…. Read more

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How Construction Recruiting Strategies are Changing Amid an Evolving Industry

April 18, 2016

The construction industry is experiencing a fundamental shift as a looming labor shortage is creating fierce competition for workers. In addition, technology is transforming the way projects are designed and delivered, and diversity is becoming an increasingly important focus for the industry, expanding beyond race and gender to include diversity of thought, background, and experience…. Read more

What It’s Like: The Perspective of One Woman in the Construction Industry

March 7, 2016

It is no secret that the construction industry is male-dominated. Just look around any jobsite in America and you’ll likely find that most of the management and field staff are male. Even on the corporate side, women are typically underrepresented and more often hold administrative positions than operational roles. I am frequently asked what it is like to be a female in the construction industry, so I’m sharing my story…. Read more

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BIM and Prefabrication for Fast-Track Efficiency

February 3, 2016

Over the years, building information modeling (BIM) technology and workflows have proven successful in the construction industry. When properly planned and paired with other tools such as Trimble GPS, they expand the boundaries of construction efficiency exponentially.
Like BIM, prefabrication has been gaining popularity among owners and builders…. Read more

The People Side of Lean

January 14, 2016

Over the years, we’ve learned that having the right mix of people on a construction team is one of the greatest determinants of project success. When a client trusts us with their construction project, they are not buying a building; they are engaging a group of individuals who will deliver a project supported by the resources of their companies…. Read more