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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.  

Increase Your Wins: How to Perfect Finding the Right Bidder

A key success factor at the beginning of any construction project, managing bids can be a rigorous and frustrating process, challenging even the most organized construction owner. Regardless of the scale of the project, finding the right bidders plays an important part in determining ...

How Can VPO Work for Construction Managers – and Their Clients?

By providing a user-friendly, familiar environment By reducing the need for administrative overhead By streamlining change orders, RFIs and document management “In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless but planning is indispensable.” Gen. Eisenhower’s famous maxim on the ...

What Makes VPO the Best Project Management Software for Owners?

Take software administration off your plate – easy installation, customization and full training & support Own your data – all of your data, securely in one system Standardize your projects – track and report on consistent metrics across all of your projects The most powerful enabler in business is ...

Construction Project Management Software: How to Choose (Today)

The blending of business and technology enables those functions to more effectively collaborate, innovate, and build new sources of value. Nowhere else is this more evident than in the construction industry. The physical world of construction, with its hardscape of materials and equipment, has ...

Using ERP and Construction Project Management Software to Realize a University’s Mission and Optimize Capital Project Delivery

To help manage their administrative and academic functions and stay ahead of the accelerating pace of innovation, universities and colleges are implementing ERP and other software solutions into their business operations, which have become essential to their success. 

3 Summer Reads for Highly Organized Construction Project Managers

Most summer books are read lying on a beach or en route to your favorite road trip destination. Our recommendations below aren’t mysteries or romance novels, but they will certainly uplift your life and change how you interact with those around you – owners, general contractors, architects, ...

New Feature: Global Contact Directory

We have a new feature in VPO called our Global Contact Directory. The Global Contact Directory enables you to centralize your contact list across multiple projects.