VPO Cloud Blog

Here you will find interesting news, articles, videos and more content suited for the Construction Industry.

Meet Audrey Dunning

by Laura Nee | Jul 06 2020 | VPO
We’re thrilled to introduce a new leader on the VPO team. A technology-industry veteran and former CEO, Audrey Dunning shares her experience and expertise by mentoring our team members. As Senior Advisor, she guides us on growth strategies, and gives us recommendations on operational models. 

VPO #WorkFromHome Series

by Daisy Miksch | Jun 09 2020 | Work From Home, #WFH
Everyone on the VPO team works remotely—and that’s how it’s been for over a decade! So as you and your team have been getting adjusted to your #WorkFromHome routine these past few months, we've compiled our top tips and tricks to help make the transition easier. Below you'll find our #WFH blog ...

3 Important Ways the Coronavirus Crisis is Changing Construction

We're hearing a lot of people say “when things go back to normal” in discussions about the coronavirus crisis. But forthe construction industry, the current pandemic is changing operations for the foreseeable future, and even after the curve has been flattened and eventually turned downward. 

Bowen Collins & Associates, Inc.: Boosting Construction Management Efficiency, Saving Time

Bowen Collins & Associates, Inc. is a Utah- and Idaho-based design, engineering, and construction management firm that provides professional services related to water, wastewater, electrical, environmental, transportation, and general construction projects. Although design and engineering services ...

How to Manage the Bid Process is Easy as 1,2,3…

The Bidding/RFQ module within VPO was created to make everything easier when creating and managing bids.  Imagine having a system that creates a secure area for your outside contractors to not only to view your bid packages, but also, a separate secure area, just for them, to upload their bids ...

Suffering from Version Confusion? 5 Simple Ways to Be Better at Documentation

Are you searching through old documents trying to find the latest information? Are you reading documents line by line trying to remember the last update was? Are you lining up multiple drawings trying to piece together the progress? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, then you might ...

Lending a Helpful Hand to the WC&S on Giving Tuesday

by Daisy Miksch | May 06 2020 |
As we’ve mentioned in previous posts about #wfh, for over a decade the whole VPO team has worked remotely. For millions of other people though, including our clients and partners, the COVID-19 crisis has ushered in a work-from-home lifestyle that’s brand new. Because we now have a window into our ...

How to Work from Home with Kids: Our Tips & Tricks

by Daisy Miksch | Apr 15 2020 | Work From Home, #WFH
As we mentioned in our previous post about #wfh, our construction project management software and consulting firm has been an exclusively work-from-home shop for over a decade. What’s different for us right now, speaking only practically, is that there are other people in our workspaces who weren’t ...

Time to Work Smarter: How to Build a Meaningful Construction Schedule That You Can Manage From

While everyone knows that we can’t predict the future, that doesn’t mean that we don’t want to. And when it comes to the construction projects that you’re managing, the ability to foresee unexpected changes and curveballs is crucial.  

How to Make #WFH Work for You: Tips from a Remote Tech Company

by Daisy Miksch | Apr 03 2020 | VPO, Work From Home, #WFH
Everybody on the VPO team works remotely—and that’s how it’s been for over a decade! So as you and your team get your #workfromhome bearings, we offer you our tips and tricks.