03 Apr

The Unthinkable Has Happened. How Should Contractors Respond?

The Unthinkable Has Happened. How Should Contractors Respond? Any construction veteran expects the economy to contract and expand. However, the global pandemic presents contractors with a challenge unlike any in recent memory. How should they respond in an environment of such uncertainty? For some perspective, I chatted with Dr. John Killingsworth, a construction management professor at Colorado State University who has conducted extensive research on how contractors can weather economic downturns. BRUCE ORR: John, let’s say you’re in [...]

using software on construction site
12 Mar

ProNovos + Viewpoint: Taking Data to the Next Level

ProNovos + Viewpoint: Taking Data to the Next Level Contractors across the country are using Viewpoint software to ramp up the efficiency of their accounting, project and operational data. Moving from siloed spreadsheets to Viewpoint’s reports, dashboards and business intelligence tools is an important first step. It allows for both centralization of key information and a more interactive, cross-organizational approach. Now more contractors are advancing the ball even farther by combining Viewpoint with the powerful [...]

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12 Mar

How ProNovos Adds Value to Procore

How ProNovos Adds Value to Procore Procore is one of the most popular technology tools in the construction business, with 1.3 million users in more than 125 countries and, since 2014, more than 1 million projects, and $880 billion of total construction volume. Go to Procore’s website and you’ll see that the company has developed solutions for many of the major tasks and strategic imperatives in construction, including preconstruction and management of projects, finances and [...]

contractor using construction software
11 Mar

Seamlessly Advance Your Data Strategy — with the Software You Already Have

Seamlessly Advance Your Data Strategy — with the Software You Already Have “Finance Pros Say You’ll Have to Pry Excel Out of Their Cold, Dead Hands.” That was the headline of an amusing story in The Wall Street Journal back in 2017. It focused on a rift in the financial sector about whether to replace spreadsheets with cloud-based analytics platforms.  C-suite execs wanted to onboard new tech. CPAs, analysts and other masters of the spreadsheet [...]

10 Mar

Get More Out of Sage with ProNovos Construction Data Analytics

Get More Out of Sage with ProNovos Construction Data Analytics Sage 100 and 300 CRE are powerful tools for construction contractors. Now a growing number of Sage contractors are getting even more out of the software by taking advantage of data analytics tools—including ProNovos Construction Data Analytics—that use artificial intelligence and machine learning to make accurate predictions about where projects and operations are headed. Leveraging ProNovos allows contractors to spend less time extracting Sage data, [...]