construction resource planning

Using data to reduce your construction skills gaps

With an aging pool of skilled workers and a huge demand for labor, it’s important that contractors create a strategy to foster and develop their people using actionable data so they can close skills gaps.

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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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How Power Construction is leveraging resource planning across the project lifecycle

Previous tools: Microsoft Excel, PDF Power Construction, out of Chicago Illinois, is one of the leading national general contractors and is currently listed at #71 on the ENR 400. Their belief that client relationships are a top priority is a key ingredient in their success and allows them to better understand client goals, and then

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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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The Bridgit + Autodesk story

Ahead of Bridgit’s Theater Talk at Autodesk University on Forecasting for Advanced Workforce Planning, our co-founders, Lauren Lake and Mallorie Brodie, sat down with the President and CEO of Autodesk, Andrew Anagnost, to talk about courageous decision making at Autodesk’s company Town Hall.

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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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The ultimate guide to construction project management

Effective construction project management is key for keeping projects on track. Here’s your ultimate guide to project management.

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How Bridgit Bench can improve your construction capacity planning

Capacity planning in the construction industry can be extremely time consuming and tedious. In this article we’ll explore a few of the challenges that general contractors face when capacity planning and how Bridgit Bench helps clients with out easy-to-use Forecasting Dashboard.

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