Data strategies

Using analytics to enhance workforce planning for specialty contractors

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For specialty contractors, a large portion of success hinges on the ability to field the right team for the job. From managing multiple projects to dealing with skills shortages, the challenges are abundant. A key to navigating these challenges lies in effective workforce planning. Knowing who you have, what they can do, and where they can best be assigned. 

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Bridging the gap between precon ops and construction ops

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Traditionally, the construction sector has favoured a siloed approach to its teams, with each one keeping its cards close to the chest. This defensiveness is worth questioning, especially as building methods evolve and the industry gets better acquainted with new technologies. Is operating in silos still an effective strategy, particularly when it comes to planning your most valuable resource – your people? 

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Effective workforce strategies and building a strong backlog

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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.

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Building a data-driven culture in construction

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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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