Technology has advanced rapidly and has impacted different sectors including construction. Still, some companies continue to lag behind as they refuse to adapt themselves with the new improvements. Traditionally there were emails or letters that were replaced by emails. There were walkie-talkies instead of mobiles. But now with smartphones and tablets raging the market, it’s important to have it not just for personal but for professional purposes.
Some firms are also not ready to give away pen and paper and start using construction management software which will not just boost productivity levels but also improve communication drastically. Despite the fact that they are losing more than a billion annually thanks to their relying on pen and paper.
A change might make you feel apprehensive but that should not affect your business. So, its time you go mobile and embrace the advantages of mobile technology in construction.
Improved Communication Flow
Communication can improve drastically with the use of construction management software. Any changes done on project document will instantly trigger a notification to all members. You can add instant comments by viewing the latest document and can update it. So, all latest versions are available that keeps the communication flowing.
Access Information Quickly
Construction management software like SKYSITE , Plangrid which is also available as an app allows users to access information anytime and anywhere. These way faster decisions can be taken and there are fewer chances of rework as the team can work always with updated documents.
Pen and pencil have long been used for taking notes or reporting. Any person doing a change can be tracked. Workers don’t need to recall instead all communications can be archived and reports can also be generated. A team member can attach voice recording with punchlists.
You are not just limited to the desk. Be it on a job site or parking lot you can access all your documents. Even if you are offline you can still do the changes that will be updated once the internet connection gets restored.
Go mobile and see how rapidly the ROI improves. Your construction firm’s productivity will also improve.
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