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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: Best Practices ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks

ConstructionOnline Secret Hack: Estimate Views

Knowing the full capabilities of your estimating platform can have a significant impact on the success of your business, both in the short and long term. In ConstructionOnline, we've created 5 distinct views for your estimate that correlate with different stages of your project. Learning how to utilize all 5 views will allow you to gain a greater understanding of where your company stands during any stage of your projects and let you focus more time on growing your business!

Topics: Financials Estimating ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks UDA ConstructionOnline

ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks: Compress Schedule

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: Scheduling ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks UDA ConstructionOnline

3 Ways to Take Control of Your Change Orders

Depending on who you talk to, the term “Change Order” can solicit a broad range of reactions. The most common reactions might include heavy sighs, eye rolls, or pursed lips, while some uncommon ones could have you ducking for cover as every object within reach comes flying at your head. For many, Change Orders have done more than enough damage to a bottom line to warrant the type of disgust merely whispering the word can invoke. For others, however, Change Orders are the golden goose; these select few have mastered the art of the Change Order, and these are the ones you should be paying attention to. Here are three things to keep in mind to turn your Change Order game around:

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ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks: The Stoplight

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: Scheduling ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks UDA ConstructionOnline

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.

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ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks: GamePlan

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.

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Learn From the Pros: ConstructionOnline Commercial

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 500,000 users worldwide and exceeding $65 billion in jobs managed every day, our goal remains the same: your success. This post is part of an ongoing series that deep dives into features of our ConstructionOnline project management solution.

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ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks: Selection Picker

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: Client Selections ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks UDA ConstructionOnline Insider

Learn From the Pros: Socket

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 500,000 users worldwide and exceeding $65 billion in jobs managed every day, our goal remains the same: your success. This post is part of an ongoing series that deep dives into features of our ConstructionOnline project management solution.

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Online Construction Project Management Software

Used by over 500,000 construction professionals worldwide, ConstructionOnline™ is the leading online construction management program. As the industry evolves, ConstructionOnline is growing with it. With the addition of ConstructionOnline Pro Features, there has never been an easier or more versatile way to begin managing your business straight from the job site.

UDA ConstructionOnline™ is the world's fastest growing collaboration resource for construction professionals. Forget the limitations of traditional construction software programs - now you can have the powerful tools that you need, like Scheduling, Calendars, Project Logging, Change Orders, and To Dos, combined with the freedom of online collaboration that you love. Teamwork and communication have a new name: ConstructionOnline. Learn More


 

About UDA Technologies

UDA Technologies is one of the fastest growing providers of construction productivity software in the United States, Canada, Australia, and 75 countries worldwide with double digit, industry leading revenue growth. Designed for growing businesses, UDA construction software manages over 65 billion dollars of construction annually. Identified as a key partner in construction software technology, UDA Technologies is a Microsoft Partner and a Premier Intuit QuickBooks developer.


 

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