construction resource management

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.

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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.

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5 benefits of strategic workforce planning meetings in construction

Here is what you need to know about why workforce planning is important, why you should book meetings planned around it, its goals, and its benefits.

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Why you should look ahead when managing your resources

With a reduced workforce, the construction industry is constantly faced with the challenge of doing more with less. Being able to recognize when it’s time to take on new projects (or when it’s time to expand your team) is paramount for thriving in an increasingly competitive industry. 

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4 Tips to improve operational efficiency in construction

In this article, we’re going to dive into operational efficiency in the construction industry – what it is, why it’s important, and a few tips to help you improve upon your current processes.

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Construction 2021: 4 benefits of automating your resource planning

As the construction industry gears up for 2021, we’ll take a look at some of the benefits of automating your resource planning into the coming year including worker safety, forecasting, and better understanding your workforce utilization to stay productive and profitable.

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How Bridgit Bench helps James McHugh Construction track resources from estimating to warranty

Previous tools: Microsoft Excel James McHugh Construction was founded in 1897, initially specializing in masonry work. It wasn’t long before McHugh established itself as a general contractor in the mid-1920’s. McHugh is responsible for building some of Chicago’s most recognizable landmarks, including Marina City and Water Tower Place – the world’s tallest concrete structures at

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Tracking estimates and embracing remote work in the construction industry

We sat down with Ray from James McHugh Construction Co for an exclusive Q&A on breaking down resource planning silos. Since implementing Bridgit Bench, McHugh has used our construction resource planning solution to track estimates, monitor project bids, and increase overall transparency around their resource management.

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