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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, [...]

05 Mar

Dodge Data & Analytics Report Includes Insights from ProNovos

Dodge Data & Analytics Report Includes Insights from ProNovos A new Dodge Data & Analytics SmartMarket Report is a deep dive into building information modeling (BIM) for mechanical and HVAC contractors. Bruce Orr, ProNovos’ Chief Data Scientist, contributed by sitting for an hour-long interview with the research team. In the wide-ranging conversation, Orr shared his insights into how mechanical and HVAC contractors are using BIM, AI and machine learning to ramp up productivity and control [...]

18 Feb

Foundation + ProNovos = New Insights for Contractors

Foundation + ProNovos = New Insights for Contractors There’s a reason Foundation construction accounting software is popular among contractors: Unlike general-purpose accounting tools, Foundation makes it easy to track and report all kinds of construction-specific information. However, Foundation has another huge advantage as well: Because it uses MS SQL Server, it can “plug and play” with some of the most advanced tools available to contracting companies today — including the ProNovos construction data analytics and [...]

27 Jan

Strategies for Managing the Rising Tide of Construction Data

Cutting Through ‘Paralysis by Analysis’ Strategies for Managing the Rising Tide of Construction Data Construction firms juggle dozens or even hundreds of projects simultaneously. For c-suite decision-makers, that can translate into a near-permanent state of triage—scrambling to put out project-specific fires related to schedules, costs, quality and safety. It’s a dynamic that must end if contractors, especially self-performers, are to take full advantage of the tech and data revolutions in construction. When you’re in “triage [...]