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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 ...

NEW Covid-19 Inspection Module

We're excited to announce that our NEW COVID-19 Inspection Module is now available to existing VPO Customers!

[Park City Municipal Corporation] Managing Municipal Construction Projects More Effectively with VPO Solutions

The venue for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and home of the Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah, has transformed itself from its roots as a silver mining town into a world-class mountain resort. The Park City Municipal Corporation, part of the local city government, has set the goal of helping ...

The 5 Benefits of Microsoft Power BI Integration

As construction projects and their requirements are continuously changing, especially in the post COVID-19 world, data and insights are more important than ever. Not only is data important, but the need for continuous, timely data is critical on the jobsite.

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.