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Achieving a Balanced Backlog in Construction—3 KPIs Construction CEOs tend to spend a lot of time thinking about one question in particular: “What is the ideal blend of jobs in the pipeline to ensure optimal growth for the company, in good times and bad?” The President of a large Washington-based General Contractor sums up the dilemma nicely. “Human nature can cloud your judgment when a known opportunity is present and tangible. It can be difficult
CONSTRUCTION ANALYTICS: WHERE PROCESSES AND GOALS ALIGN Analytics can be vital to companies that generate a high volume of data like the construction industry. This information includes profit control, productivity, quality, duration and possible safety concerns. Construction analytics provide insights into how your company is performing from top to bottom. Light is shed on blind spots that could cause bigger problems later. A clear vision of these possible outcomes put you in a position to
PRONOVOS INTERVIEWED FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION ANALYTICS REPORT The new SmartMarket Report by Dodge Data & Analytics includes an interview with Bruce Orr, ProNovos’ Chief Data Scientist. The 44-page report is a deep dive into how today’s contractors are using data to ramp up their performance. It was produced by Dodge’s Stephen A. Jones, Senior Director of Industry Insights Research, and Donna Laquidara-Carr, Ph.D., LEED AP, Industry Insights Research Director. It covers topics such as: Effective
INTELLIGENT RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: MCCLONE CONSTRUCTION Operations Manager by ProNovos: A Case Study in Intelligent Resource Management, with McClone Construction Co., El Dorado Hills, California The Intelligent Resource Management component in ProNovos’ Operations Manager platform connects contractors’ people, projects, schedules and tasks in one easy-to-use interface. What follows is a case study of El Dorado Hills, Calif.-based McClone Construction Co.’s transition from traditional methods (AKA Excel) to advanced, intelligent resource management via ProNovos’ Operations Manager platform.
CONSTRUCTION RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND THE OPIOID CRISIS Construction resource management and the opioid crisis might seem like disconnected concepts. But in fact, studies show that overwork is a significant factor. In this April 2018 column for Retrofit magazine, Bruce Orr, ProNovos’ Chief Data Scientist, covers some of this research. As Orr sees it, construction software can make a real difference in the stress levels of crews on the ground by empowering companies to allocate personnel more efficiently.