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It’s our pleasure to share resources and news related to construction project management, SharePoint, and Microsoft 365.

[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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Managing Construction Projects More Efficiently & Cost-Effectively with VPO

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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. 

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 ...

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.