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.
Capacity planning is the process of predicting future needs. Here are the key steps of capacity planning to help you manage your workforce.
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.
We often hear from our clients that workforce planning and manpower decisions are difficult. And not just difficult, but time consuming – time that could be spent on other operational priorities and functions. Whether it’s the system they are using, the number of people involved in the decision making process, or the lack of actionable data at their fingertips – resource planning is a critical and frustrating reality for the construction industry.
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.
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.
Learn more about mobile workforce management and the tools construction professionals use to do it effectively.
Here are some construction workload management tips to prevent burnout and increase efficiency.
Here are 10 popular workforce management software solutions for construction companies.
As the construction industry gears up for 2021, we take a look at how general contractors can upgrade their resource management and workforce planning with construction management software to gain a competitive advantage in the coming year.