Whitepapers

Get the latest tips, insight and strategies for staying highly competitive and profitable from the construction industry's best thinkers, analysts and consultants in our proprietary whitepapers series.


Managing Equipment Assets Is the Key to Enhanced Productivity

Managing Equipment Assets Is the Key to Enhanced Productivity

According to new research, mining operations around the world are 28 per cent less productive today than they were ten years ago.

This whitepaper details the three areas of focus needed to succeed, plus strategies for embedding effective management operating systems at mines, prioritising operational excellence and capabilities development and focusing on innovation.

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Improve Control and Mitigate Risk Through Collaboration Software

Improve Control and Mitigate Risk Through Collaboration Software

Owners inevitably face project delays, cost overruns, and disputes throughout construction project execution.

This whitepaper presents ways that business owners can more effectively mitigate factors that derail control, while also building an essential audit trail, improving workflow, and encouraging better communication across internal and external stakeholders by using collaboration technology.

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5 Steps for Selecting Construction Software

5 Steps for Selecting Construction Software

Having a firm foundation to your software evaluation is critical.

The process of evaluating and selecting your next generation of construction software doesn’t have to be a painful process. If managed properly, your firm can select a new software suite, and more importantly a new technology partner, that will serve your organisation successfullyfor many years to come. This guide should help you manage the process in an efficient manner, while helping you avoid common pitfalls that many firms encounter. It is broken into several sections that lead you through the process.

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Generate Additional Revenue with a Service Business

Generate Additional Revenue with a Service Business

Service could be your new revenue source.

Australian contractors across the industry have begun to establish service and maintenance contracts with their customers on equipment and facilities that they’ve built or installed, creating an ongoing revenue stream that can be highly profitable if managed appropriately. However, managing service is much different than managing construction work — it’s important to understand these differences in order to successfully perform service work.

In this informative whitepaper, we'll outline some of the challenges associated with service management and how the right software can help you effectively deal with these challenges.

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Business Intelligence for Smarter Decisions

Business Intelligence for Smarter Decisions

Stay informed with Business Intelligence from Viewpoint.

Nearly every construction project experiences issues along the way: delays, change orders, labor shortages, safety incidents and more. Being able to quickly and easily see how these issues are affecting your projects using business intelligence software is key to managing a successful construction firm.

Vista by Viewpoint's Business Intelligence solution helps align organisations toward their key objectives by providing timely feedback on whether current actions will produce the desired results or whether changes need to occur. Having quick access to this information acts as a lever for executives and managers to reduce profit fade on each project and drive overall improved performance and profitability across their construction operation.

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