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[SB THOMAS & ASSOCIATES, INC.] Managing Public Construction Projects More Efficiently with VPO Construction Management Solutions

by Daisy Miksch | May 04 2022 |
Established in 2007, SB Thomas & Associates, Inc. (SB Thomas) is a certified woman-owned, disadvantaged business (WDBE) providing advisory construction management and cost estimating services to various organizations, including higher education institutions, K-12 schools, public/government ...

[Metadata] in Construction Management Collaboration: VPO's Issuance Summary

Drawings have many, many iterations, and tracking them was cumbersome and disjointed for many of our architecture, engineering, and construction customers.

VPO's Visit to Adobe's Abode

When Director of Project Management Justina Hyland invited our CEO to check out the four-story, 160,000-square-foot Adobe office building that VPO had helped to build, Laura Nee happily accepted. She and Kelly Rickli, our UX/UI Designer, flew from Pittsburgh, PA, to Lehi, UT, for a personal tour at ...

Dealing with Big Software can be a pain in the. . . But! There's a better way to collaborate on construction management: 3 Advantages to Microsoft 365 and SharePoint, with VPO

You're exploring tech firms' solutions, but what you're really looking for is your solution.

Nucor: Achieving Greater Consistency and Efficiency in Steel-mill and Related Construction Projects with VPO

Achieving Greater Consistency and Efficiency in Steel-mill and Related Construction Projects with VPO Construction Management Solutions Challenge: Standardize, consolidate, and streamline the management of and workflows associated with an increasing number of concurrent steel mill and related ...

Thankful Giving

It's been a wonderful month for VPO! We've celebrated Thanksgiving by acknowledging, and expressing, the gratitude we feel for our customer relationships.

New Logo for VPO

Exciting news! For years we've been known as VPO while still using our original company name of The Simplex Group, Inc. But now we've made it official: we're VPO! And to celebrate this identity update, we've created a new logo.

VPO's Utah Tour & APWA Presentation

When our client, Brian Mecham, from Bowen Collins & Associates, invited our CEO, Laura Nee, to present with him at the September 21 American Public Works Association conference in Utah, Laura gladly accepted.

Morgan Engineering: Streamlining Industrial Systems Development, Installation, and Commissioning With VPO Project Management Solutions

Since 1868, Morgan Engineering has been a world leader in material handling systems. The company has built a global reputation as the leading designer of overhead electric traveling cranes, and holds thousands of patents and designs related to the development and installation of more than 30,000 ...

Construction Financial Management in the COVID Boom

As Construction Executive notes, construction firms continue to rely on stricter financial controls as a means of navigating the COVID-19 economy. “Resisting bidding on unprofitable work, keeping careful records through automation, and paying attention to new tax laws are just some of the methods ...