In an effort to stall inflation, the Federal Reserve has been lifting interest rates this year, which has had a ripple effect on all industries. Here are some construction industry challenges that have been caused by higher interest rates.
Migrating your workforce planning to Bridgit Bench
Migrating to a new construction workforce planning tool may seem daunting, but with modern technology, implementation can be straight forward. Optimizing your workforce planning processes and gaining an operational edge compared to your competitors will set you up for long-term success.
How Bridgit Bench helps DeAngelis Diamond improve workflows and create a competitive advantage
Previous tools: MS Projects, Whiteboards DeAngelis Diamond Construction was founded by David Diamond and John DeAngelis in 1996. What started out as a small construction management firm grew rapidly into a well-known and well-respected ENR 400 leader in the construction industry with a highly diverse project portfolio. Today, DeAngelis Diamond has completed over a billion
How Bridgit Bench helps Rogers-O’Brien streamline resource planning across 4 offices
Previous tools: Microsoft Excel Founded in 1969, Rogers-O’Brien Construction (RO) has established itself as a leading general contractor in Texas. For more than five decades, RO has provided a wide range of preconstruction and construction management services while cultivating a team-centered environment built on honesty and trust. They currently rank no. 155 on the Engineering
Effective workforce strategies and building a strong backlog
When the construction backlog drops, efficient and productive resource management can make the difference between keeping a project profitable and putting your projects at risk. This article explores some of the ways construction resource planning can help as project bidding becomes more competitive.
Building a data-driven culture in construction
As the construction industry continues to move forward and embrace the digital transformation of their core processes, putting a focus on data analysis as a skill set will continue to become more important for all leadership and construction management positions. Construction is making the effort to shift from manual processes to cloud-based, automated software and technology. That shift will inevitably result in a wealth of project and workforce data being captured from every phase a project goes through.
Self-performing vs subcontracting: What should you do?
Is self-perform vs subcontract construction better? Our article answers this question, with the benefits and risks of each outlined.
How to manage construction stress as a project manager
Construction project managers encounter many hurdles during the course of their work. Learn how to manage stress in construction in this article.
What is capacity planning? Advantages and how to implement
Capacity planning is the process of predicting future needs. Here are the key steps of capacity planning to help you manage your workforce.
Project Broadcast in Bridgit Bench
With the Project Broadcast, users can send messages out to an entire project team directly from Bridgit Bench. No more wasted time sending manual updates, health and safety requirements, or any message you need to be sent to an entire team.