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Our Favorite Webinars of 2018

With all the enhancements made in 2018, we've hosted countless webinars to introduce them and help ensure that our 500,000 clients are making the most of the benefits we offer. We've taken 3 of our favorite webinars from throughout the year and put them together for you, all in one place!

Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline UDA ConstructionSuite Best Practices Estimating Webinar Special Session Webinar Financials Amazon Web Services UDA Cloud Services

3 Surprising Ways to Use Punch Lists

Although punch lists are a familiar assessment tool in the construction industry, the many possible ways in which they can be applied are commonly overlooked. We all know that punch lists are the standard for end-of-project walk-thrus and inspections, but have you ever considered using a punch list app to successfully end each phase of a project, or ensure all necessary documentation is completed across the duration of a project? What about measuring your preparedness for a trade show or making sure a lead is fully qualified using a punch list? Below, we provide 3 unconventional yet easy adaptations for the common punch list format:

Topics: ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Best Practices

3 Factors Essential to Successfully Scaling Your Business

Navigating rapid growth within your company can be tricky business. All too often, companies experiencing rapid growth fall victim to common mistakes which can deliver catastrophic results, like business failure. American business executive and author, Beth Comstock, reminds us that scaling successfully “isn’t just about driving growth. It’s about staying in business.”

Topics: Best Practices

Profit Webinar Series: Plan for Profits

Time is money! Continuing out Profit Series webinars, Senior Product Specialist Ian Schaefer and Sales Specialist Jordan Davis show you how you can plan for profits by utilizing features in ConstructionSuite's OnPlan Scheduling. If you missed our live session, you can find the recording here as well as questions asked in the webinar by some of ConstructionSuite's 500,000 users.

Topics: UDA ConstructionSuite Business Building Best Practices Webinar Scheduling Special Session Webinar

5 Reasons You Are Ready for Software

Your company may have started small, with little to no infrastructure to support the successful scale of your business. However, as you begin to experience periods of rapid growth, you will encounter challenges impairing the profitability, visibility, and quality of your company's jobs. Software plays a major role in helping you navigate these tricky times.

Topics: Business Building Best Practices

3 Priorities for Project Managers, According to President Eisenhower

Known mainly for his military and political achievements, President Dwight D. Eisenhower found success following a principle he shared often, “[w]hat is important is seldom urgent, and what is urgent is seldom important.” In construction project management, the important/urgent principle suggests that project managers should ensure they are prioritizing the important tasks that might not have immediate deadlines. Here are three tasks that we think are highly important for construction projects that may not set off any of your urgent alarms.

Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Business Building Best Practices

All in the Family: Integrating the Next Generation

Around thirty percent of family-owned businesses are viable into the second generation, and only thirty-six percent of construction firms make it past their fifth year of business. For a family-owned construction company, the numbers are against you from the beginning. Successfully integrating the second generation of the family into the business is critical for its health, but it can be tricky. Read on to learn how to include the next generation with ease:

Topics: UDA Technologies UDA ConstructionOnline UDA ConstructionSuite Business Building Best Practices

ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks: Daily Logging Reminders

Over half a million users can attest that ConstructionOnline addresses the prevalent project management needs of growing construction firms across the globe -- but do you know about ConstructionOnline’s secret weapons? COL Secret Hacks will point you to ConstructionOnline’s most unique tools, differentiators which truly make ConstructionOnline stand out as the most powerful construction project management system on the web today.

Topics: Insider UDA ConstructionOnline Best Practices

ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks: Social Media Share

Over half a million users can attest that ConstructionOnline addresses the prevalent project management needs of growing construction firms across the globe -- but do you know about ConstructionOnline’s secret weapons? COL Secret Hacks will point you to ConstructionOnline’s most unique tools, differentiators which truly make ConstructionOnline stand out as the most powerful construction project management system on the web today.

Topics: Insider UDA ConstructionOnline Best Practices

4 Tips to Finding Success with UDA

The time has finally arrived; after doing your share of research and talking with our staff about all of the respective capabilities and possibilities of ConstructionSuite and ConstructionOnline, you’ve pulled the trigger on the deal, signed up for one or both platforms, and now you’re ready to take your business to the next level. Easy, right?

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