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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.


How To Leverage Business Intelligence For Your Construction Company

How To Leverage Business Intelligence For Your Construction Company

Construction projects create a mountain of data. Extracting insights from all that data can be intimidating, but embracing business intelligence can give you the ability to glean meaningful and actionable insights. Complete our quick form to learn more about how your data can give you a measurable competitive edge.

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Cash Flow Forecasting in the Construction Industry

Cash Flow Forecasting in the Construction Industry

The unique challenges and complexities of the construction and engineering sector, however, make understanding and controlling cash flow even more essential. Any company that can’t accurately manage and forecast its cash flow is potentially headed for troubled waters. But the unique challenges and complexities with the construction and engineering sector make cash flow forecasting essential.

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Contract Valuation Methodology in the Construction Industry

Contract Valuation Methodology in the Construction Industry

Contract Valuations are fundamental to effectively managing and delivering upon objectives and targets. Any organisation that aims to effectively manage higher volumes of work, larger and more complex projects, internal and external resources, different territories, or a more diversified project mix requires a solid foundation enabling it to assess project performance and identify potential risk and opportunities as early as possible.

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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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Mobile - Managing the Data Challenge

Mobile - Managing the Data Challenge

In the course of just over a generation, the construction industry has moved from being a relatively static, paper- based sector into one creating and disseminating huge volumes of increasingly mobile structured data. It is instructive to look back at where the industry started on this journey, where it is now, and where it might go in the future. Mobile technology will increasingly be at the heart of all industry processes: it is already a catalyst for capturing data and enabling its real-time re-use; it is set to become the platform through which we interact with that data and discern insights that help us design, develop and maintain a better, more sustainable built environment.

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Are You on the Right Path with Your Collaboration Solution?

Are You on the Right Path with Your Collaboration Solution?

In order for your projects to be accomplished efficiently, effectively, and profitably, you require organised collaboration between all parties involved. That can be achieved with an integrated software solution, ensuring your projects meet cost, time, and quality expectations. How do you evaluate the right solution for your business?

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Best Practice Collaboration

Best Practice Collaboration

Over the past two decades, great strides have been made in revolutionising project delivery processes, and in using technology to enable effective collaboration. Web-based platforms provide a powerful means to centralise information for use throughout project delivery -from the earliest conceptual stages where the project brief needs to be developed, through detailed design and construction, to hand-over of a fully-documented new asset to the owner-operator.

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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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