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4 Effective Ways of Managing and Motivating Your Construction Workers

It is generally agreed that motivation is the key factor for generating higher production levels. A well-motivated workforce greatly influences the operational efficiency, especially in production-intensive industries like manufacturing and construction. Since the construction industry is highly labor dependent, it is essential to not only keep your team well-managed but…

Why the Cloud?

There are many reasons to take a look at subscribing to services in the Cloud, chief among them are accessibility and resiliency. Many talk about the cloud as if its some exotic destination in some far off place, in fact its a computer (server) in a data center somewhere. Some…

How Do You Win More Bids?

I love the adage “If  you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it” by Peter Drucker. It’s an important message about defining what success means for your company. What is the difference between a winning and a losing bid? I wish the answer were as simple as just “pricing”. The…

How are we going to get through 2020?

The pandemic continues to change the construction economy in ways economists will be studying for decades. There is no silver bullet to solve worksite issues, all we have are people, process, and tools to solve the challenges of social distancing, supplier slowdowns, uncertain project schedules, a workforce susceptible to the…

Download the new eBook: Know When to Hire, When to Fire: Capacity Planning in Construction

Capacity planning is at the core of good project management; having the right resources scheduled at the right time can determine project success. Understanding your capacity needs will determine when you need to hire more people and when you may need to let them go.

CrewBuilder by TrenLot, Inc. Selected by Shadow Ventures for Startup Spotlight

Please join us with Shadow Ventures for TrenLot’s Startup Showcase on May 7th at 3:00 PM Eastern (noon Pacific). The CrewBuilder solution will be showcased by Shadow Lab’s community. “We are thrilled to once again participate in the premier Construction Tech Community at Shadow Labs”, said Greg Howard, Co-founder at…

Why does Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Matter in Construction?

Why you should care about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Construction Technology Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) technologies are being used to create a wave of smarter construction technology products designed to improve productivity (reduce costs) and reduce risk improving profitability. The emerging wave of construction technologies…