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

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. 

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 ...

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.

What Is Lean Construction and How Does It Relate to Project Management?

Lean construction and construction project management software offer a better solution to the time/cost/value paradigm throughout the continuum of an office building project.

Integrating ERP & Construction Project Mgmt. Software

Architecting Solutions One of the major challenges facing building owners is how their ERP, whether it’s SAP, Sage, Oracle, or Microsoft, is integrating with non-ERP applications, like construction project management software. Construction project management software is used by building owners and ...

How Do You Put a Price on Keeping a Client Happy?

VPO construction project management software has given SIMPLUS a client interface that has become a valuable sales tool.

Adobe’s Significant Construction Project Mgmt. Workflow Depends on VPO

New 18-story tower and pedestrian bridge is the latest addition to Adobe’s corporate headquarters campus in San Jose, CA. It will accommodate nearly 4,000 employees in 700,000 square feet of space. Groundbreaking is slated for June 2019 and completion in 2022. Adobe, the software company that is ...

Integrating Microsoft Office 365 into Construction Project Management Workflows

Leverage the business apps you use every day  The facilities planning, design and construction team at a university is dedicated to providing, maintaining and enhancing the campus, and also guiding future development, in support of its mission. Planners, designers, engineers, and construction ...