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Top 5 Tips: Digital Marketing for Construction Companies

For construction industry marketing strategies, digital marketing is essential. Having a strong online presence is crucial for any business, including construction companies. With the continuing rise of technology, it is crucial to use digital marketing to reach potential clients. With the right preparation and resources, digital marketing for construction companies is easily accessible. Here are the top five tips to boost your digital marketing efforts.

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Topics: Best Practices

How to Ensure Customer Satisfaction in Construction

Customer satisfaction has the potential to make or break your construction business; one happy customer can lead to three more leads who feel comfortable trusting your business - and this boosts your reputation. Alternatively, one unhappy customer can deter potential customers from choosing your business and may even have a negative impact your reputation in the long-term.

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7 Essential Digital Construction Tools

Starting your own business will introduce many questions along the way. In the construction industry, you may ask - “What beginner construction tools do I need?”. Of course, it is important to make sure to have tools like a hand drill, a nail gun, and a concrete mixer handy. However, having the proper digital construction tools can make or break your company’s success.

This guide will detail the essential tools for small contractors that are crucial for your company’s success. Set your company up for success from the start with the right construction software for small builders. By doing so, you can have a more efficient team, reduce legal risks, and win more jobs by setting yourself apart from your competitors.

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Topics: Best Practices

Construction Project Scope: What It Is, Why Use It, & How to Define It

Defining a project scope is important for any major project, and construction projects are no different. Because of the multifaceted nature of construction projects, it’s easy to run into problems if you, your client, and your team don’t have a clear picture of everything that is expected out of a project.

This article covers everything you need to know about defining a construction project scope, including what it is, why it’s essential to project management, and some steps you can take to clearly define a project scope, so that your projects and your construction business can be successful.

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3 Foundational Tips for Change Management in the Workplace

The world is changing quickly, which means business practices will need to change with it. It’s not unusual to struggle with change in your business. Every business has to grapple with change at one point or another, and it’s a difficult challenge for us all. 

The good news is that if you’re having to make a change in your company, you’re not alone! There are a few ways to help ease and expedite the process. By adjusting your mindset, embracing creativity, and maintaining clear and constant communication, managing workplace change will become much easier.

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Topics: Best Practices

8 Key Components of a Successful Construction Business

Wondering why your construction business is becoming less and less profitable year by year? Or maybe you just want to know some proven ways to maintain your business' success?

Here are some of our best tips for creating a repeatable success in your construction business from our experience working with more than 950,000 construction professionals world wide:

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Best Construction Photo Documentation Practices

In the construction industry, every detail counts. From the initial site work to final touches, documenting the journey of a construction project is essential. Amidst the chaos of heavy machinery, intricate designs, and tight deadlines, photos serve as the eyes that capture every phase of progress.

However, managing these visual records can be a daunting task. This guide will express the importance of documenting photos for construction projects, how to organize them, and other photo management best practices.

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Topics: Best Practices Cloud File Management

The Ultimate Guide to Task Management for Construction Projects

Have you ever been in a situation where the projects you’re managing are consistently falling behind schedule, going over budget, and overall failing due to lack of communication? If so, you know how much damage poor task management can do to your bottom line, and construction projects are no different.

In this guide, we’ll go over how construction professionals like you can use task management to make sure your projects run smoothly; finish on time and under budget; and create more happy clients.

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The Ultimate Guide to Construction Document Management

Between contracts, drawings, safety reports, photos, and the countless other construction documents, there is plenty for construction professionals to have to manage. The way a company manages construction documents and other files and photos is crucial for success. The good news? It’s simpler to manage than it seems. With these five quick tips, construction document control is easier than ever. 

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Topics: Best Practices Cloud File Management

The Complete Guide to Construction Financial Reporting

If you’ve ever been in a situation where your project is steadily going over budget, your reported finances are often inaccurate, or you end up missing crucial financial insights because of unorganized project financial tracking, we don’t need to tell you the benefits of keeping accurate, organized financial data for all of your projects.

In this guide, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about financial reporting for construction projects, including the importance of reports for construction businesses, some important things to include in financial reports, the best way to manage financial reports, the challenges that come with not using financial reports, and some best practices for creating reports.

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Retaining Young Workers: 5 Ways to Boost Workplace Morale

As Gen Z workers enter the workforce, employers across all industries are witnessing a noticeable change. In recent years, employee expectations for the workplace have clearly shifted, placing a greater emphasis on workplace morale. To effectively build for the future, business owners should prepare for what these young employees look for in the workplace. 

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Topics: Business Building Best Practices

How To Manage Multiple Construction Projects Simultaneously

Managing multiple construction projects as a contractor can be overwhelming, stressful, and time-consuming if you don't stay on top of every aspect of each project; it can cause you to waste time, lose money, and create unhappy clients.

Here are some crucial ways to manage multiple construction projects simultaneously so that you can manage successful projects each and every time.

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6 Ways to Accurately Measure Construction Project Success

Accurately measuring the success of a construction project can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for, especially when there are so many different aspects of a construction project to manage. 

Here are a few key performance indicators that can help you in determining whether or not your construction projects are succeeding, as well as some specific ways you can ensure each of those factors are accurately being measured:

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IBS 2024 in Las Vegas Wrap-Up

The International Builders’ Show 2024 in Las Vegas has finally come to a close. After several months of planning for the biggest trade show of the year, our time in Vegas this year is over. Tune in for our top highlights from the trip!

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Topics: Trade Shows

IBS in Las Vegas Day 2

IBS usually takes place much earlier in the year, and today being a leap-day makes the event extra special! Yesterday was day two of IBS 2024 in Las Vegas, and it was a blast! Here are the major highlights for the day:

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Topics: Trade Shows

IBS 2024 in Las Vegas Day 1

Yesterday was the first day of the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, and here’s a quick recap:

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Topics: Trade Shows

Get Ready for IBS 2024 with Us!

After traveling through every time zone in the United States, our team finally touched down in Las Vegas last night– ready and excited for IBS 2024! Today was the last day of setup for us, and we are ready to see you all first thing tomorrow!

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Topics: Trade Shows

Countdown to IBS 2024: On the Road to Vegas!

The time has come, and we are just four days away from the biggest trade show in North America– the #1 construction event of the year! For those of you that have already claimed your tickets, we cannot wait to meet you. For those who haven’t, it’s still not too late to claim your free tickets, and you don’t want to miss it! Tune in this week for your final list of preparations, our hottest new product releases to see live at IBS, and a final behind-the-scenes look into UDA Technologies as we prep for IBS 2024. Don’t fret– we know you’re as busy as we are getting ready for IBS, so we’re keeping it short this week.

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Topics: Trade Shows

Countdown to IBS 2024: 2 Weeks 'til Vegas

At this point, we can start counting down the days until IBS 2024, instead of the weeks. There are roughly 9 days left until our team heads to the airport and lives up to the hype that we've generated for this event. Tune in this week for a story about our Formula 1-style Uber ride last year, the world famous architectural masterpiece that happens to be in the heart of Las Vegas, and some fun facts that you might not already know about UDA Technologies!

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Topics: Trade Shows

Countdown to IBS 2024: 3 Weeks 'til Vegas

Hey there, and welcome back again to this week’s countdown to IBS 2024– we are officially less than three weeks away, and as we are rapidly approaching the event, we bring you another insight into the biggest trade show of the year, but with a little bit of a twist. Tune in this week to learn about what it is about The Bellagio Hotel that makes it the #1 spot in Las Vegas!

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Topics: Trade Shows

Countdown to IBS 2024: 4 Weeks 'til Vegas

Welcome back once again to UDA Technologies’ exclusive countdown to IBS 2024– the largest trade show in North America. This week marks four weeks out, and less than one month left! As our planning shifts from big ideas to small things to ensure we have in place, we bring you another insight into the biggest week of the year! This week, read more to discover some exciting NAHB-hosted parties and events, the bistro/nightclub that’ll tell your future, and the true meaning behind the international part of IBS.

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Topics: Trade Shows

Countdown to IBS 2024: 5 Weeks ‘til Vegas

Welcome back to UDA Technologies’ exclusive weekly countdown to IBS 2024 in Las Vegas. This week marks five weeks until the event, and we hope you’re as excited as we are! Tune in to this week’s countdown to learn about the stunning Show House, the incredible show in Vegas that’s rated “R”, our tool for keeping up with all of your company projects in one place, and some of the more exciting plans on our end!

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Topics: Trade Shows

Countdown to IBS 2024: 6 Weeks ‘til Vegas

Welcome back to UDA Technologies’ exclusive weekly countdown to IBS 2024 in Las Vegas! This week marks six weeks until the event– are you hyped up yet? Tune in to this week’s countdown to learn about the impressive outdoor exhibits (which include fully-built houses, by the way), the flaming dessert we can’t get off our minds, our tool for business empowerment, and what to do “when hell freezes over” like it did back in 2019!

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Topics: Trade Shows

Countdown to IBS 2024: 7 Weeks 'til Vegas

This week marks 7 weeks until our trip to the Entertainment Capital of the World for the International Builders’ Show, and we have no lack of exciting updates for you! In this week’s edition of the weekly IBS 2024 countdown, you’ll get to learn more about one specific benefit of attending IBS, a spot that we visit in Las Vegas every time, a fresh look at our newest product release, and another exclusive behind-the-scenes insight into our plans here at UDA Technologies. If you’re interested in steadily increasing revenue in your business in 2024 and longer, you don’t want to miss the opportunities available at IBS in Las Vegas!

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Topics: UDA Technologies Trade Shows ConstructionOnline 2024

Countdown to IBS 2024: 8 Weeks 'til Vegas

The International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, Nevada is only eight weeks away, and we could not be more excited! (Request your free tickets!) As we approach IBS, we want to provide you with a weekly preparation countdown, to make sure we are helping you prepare best we can. In these exclusive articles you can learn more about the benefits for you as an attendee, new product highlights, a Las Vegas location/event spotlight, and a special behind-the-scenes look at how we as exhibitors prepare for the biggest trade show in North America!

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Topics: Trade Shows

3 Steps to Getting Started Successfully with Construction Management Software

Congratulations! You did it!

After hours of painstaking research, budget discussions, software demos, and exploratory trials, you sealed the deal on the ideal construction project management software for your company.

. . . Now what?

It may feel overwhelming when you are first tasked with getting your new-to-you construction management software up and running at your company, but that's where we come in - the experts who make up ConstructionOnline's Success Team. Our goal is your success, and we'll show you that better project management is as easy as 1, 2, 3…

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Topics: ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Business Building Best Practices

Maximizing the ROI of Happy Customers for Your Construction Company

Some construction professionals have dismissed the importance of customer service in the construction industry, not worrying if the customer experience is good, as long as the project result meets expectations. Don’t make this mistake - your company is not a single-dimensional company. Yes, you are a construction company, so you must provide quality construction services. However, the customer is the reason for your work, and so the entirety of their experience matters, not just the result. Extraordinary customer experiences create happy customers, and happy customers generate new business.

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Topics: Business Building Best Practices

4 Things GamePlan Remembers (So You Don't Have To)

There is no other way to put it: when you have a construction project in the works, regardless of how big or small, there are a lot of pieces to the puzzle that must be put in place for things to go smoothly and without delay.

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Topics: ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks

Best Practices for Getting Started with Construction Estimating Software

In my role as Success Coordinator for UDA ConstructionOnline, I’ve worked with hundreds of construction teams who have found that the implementation of UDA’s industry-leading construction estimating software has led to substantial revenue growth for their companies. Oftentimes, a company’s success can be determined early on by the priority they place on the simple things. For new customers getting started or current customers who are looking to do more, these are the three best practices that can be applied to support your success with construction estimating software -

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Topics: UDA Technologies Business Building Best Practices Estimating

The Importance of Setting Measurable Goals when Implementing Construction Management Software

Webster’s Dictionary says that success is “a favorable or desired outcome.” This means that to develop your definition of success, you will need to first identify the measurable outcomes you are hoping to achieve with your endeavor – allowing you to recognize the milestones of your success as they are reached. 

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Topics: Business Building

3 Priorities for Construction 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 Urgent-Important 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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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Business Building Best Practices

3 Surprising Ways to Use Construction 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 job? 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:

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Topics: ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Best Practices

3 Ways to Take Control of Your Construction 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. 

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Business Building Change Orders

Work In Progress (WIP) Reporting Measures Construction Project Profitability

A favorite adage of mine is “you can’t improve what you don’t measure.” But you have to know what you want to determine before you can know what needs to be measured. In construction, the industry with the lowest start-up survival rate nationwide*, what most business owners need to know is as simple as this – are we going to make it?

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Topics: UDA ConstructionSuite Business Building Financials

Automated Task Lists for Better Construction Project Management

Manually managing where employees and subcontractors need to be is a time consuming task. With intuitive, automated solutions, construction management software can help to eliminate these types of tedious, routine tasks - saving you time, money, and hassle.

Read on to see an illustration of how construction automation software - like ConstructionOnline's GamePlan™ - can benefit any construction company:

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Topics: Project Communication GamePlan

Why Should I Use Construction Estimating Templates?

At UDA Technologies, we frequently recommend working with templates in construction management – estimate templates, schedule templates, document templates, even complete project templates – because we know that building repeatable, reliable processes supports the growth and success of your construction company. However, many construction professionals scoff at the idea of templates when first introduced, thinking that these types of tools only apply to certain types of builders. You’ll be happy to learn that templates – particularly construction estimate templates – are actually beneficial tools for almost all types of builders. Read on to learn more about why you should start using estimate templates today at your business:

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline UDA ConstructionSuite Best Practices Estimating

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 with ease, efficiency, and effectiveness.

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Topics: Business Building Best Practices

4 Leadership Lessons from Coach John Wooden

John Wooden is a legend. During his 12 year tenure as the head coach of UCLA’s men’s basketball team, he won 10 national titles, including a record seven in a row. To put this in perspective, no other team has ever won more than two titles in a row – including national powerhouses like Duke, UNC, and Kentucky. Wooden’s success on the court will long remain the gold standard in the basketball community, but outside the sports world, his legacy is the incredible leadership that he displayed and passed along to others.

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Topics: Business Building

How to Scale a Construction Business without Losing Money

Navigating rapid growth at your construction 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.”

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5 Reasons You Aren't Ready for Construction Management Software

As a UDA Product Specialist, I spend a majority of my day working with construction professionals who are looking for construction management software. These professionals range from Residential Home Builders to Commercial General Contractors, Design-Build Firms to Multi-Family Developers, and large to small in company size and project scope. Every business is different, and while UDA's construction management software is designed to help just about anyone in this industry run a better business, we don’t take a one-size-fits-all approach with our clients. My job is to learn about the clients and their businesses, and act as a consultant to make the best software recommendation to fit their specific business needs. Sometimes, my recommendation ends up having to be that they need to take a step back and do some serious thinking before they will be ready to successfully implement project management software at their construction company. 

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Topics: Business Building

Music Motivation: Reinventing the Wheel...Again

There's never a need to go reinventing the wheel, but sometimes it's interesting to try anyway. Hear the songs you already know reworked and reimagined into something new with this playlist interesting covers from UDA Technologies!

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Learn From the Pros: Construction's Fastest Online Gantt Chart Scheduling

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 750,000 users worldwide and exceeding $85 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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Topics: ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Best Practices Learn From the Pros

Avoid Communication Breakdown in Construction Projects

It goes without saying that effective communication is crucial for the success of your construction projects. But anyone who has ever spent a day on the jobsite knows just how easily communication can get lost in the chaos - drowned out by the constant changes, shifting timelines, and unforeseen issues that are all in a day's work on any construction project. Miscommunication - or a lack of communication altogether - can lead to costly errors & project delays, and may ultimately compromise the overall quality of the build.

Fortunately, these missteps are completely avoidable when you take steps to streamline communication. Whether it's conveying design changes, addressing safety concerns, providing timely updates, or coordinating complex tasks, implementing simple, convenient solutions to keep your team members connected can enhance collaboration, minimize risk, and keep construction projects running on time and under budget.  

Many construction companies today find that construction management software provides a valuable solution for project communication. By acting as the central hub for all project-related communication, construction management software, like ConstructionOnline, acts as the central hub for all project-related communication and guarantees that everyone from architects and engineers to contractors and laborers remains connected and well-informed.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline Best Practices

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? ConstructionOnline 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 software platform on the web today.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Scheduling

Music Motivation: Get Your Hands Dirty

Getting down and dirty out in the field? This playlist from UDA Technologies is perfect for pushing through hard work.

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Topics: UDA Technologies Music Motivation

Learn From the Pros: Advanced Online Construction Estimating Software

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 750,000 users worldwide and exceeding $85 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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Topics: ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Best Practices Learn From the Pros

ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks: Custom Calendars

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? ConstructionOnline 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 platform on the web today.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline Calendars & Schedules

Success Spotlight: Peak Improvements

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 750,000 users worldwide and exceeding $85 billion in jobs managed every day, our goal remains the same: your success. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe. This week we'd like to highlight Peak Improvements, and share the story of their success.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline UDA ConstructionSuite Customer Spotlight

Scheduling Pro Tip #3: What's So Critical about the Schedule's Critical Path?

Many challenges faced in construction project management could be avoided if the roofer didn’t have to depend on the framer or the carpenter on the plumber, however, we know that’s not the case – what’s the roof to do without the frame? Most tasks in your construction project schedule have relationships to one another, which is why task coordination is key and team visibility is vital. Developing an effective method for communicating, managing, and evaluating the current state of dependent schedule tasks allows you to see the ripple effects before they occur and work to minimize impact incurred from schedule offsets.

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Music Motivation: Travel Tunes

Whether you're spending the summer jet setting around the world or stuck planning vacations you might never take, this playlist from UDA Technologies is sure to transport you!

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Topics: Music Motivation

Learn from the Pros: Organize Construction Selections with Project Management Software

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 750,000 users worldwide and exceeding $85 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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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline Learn From the Pros Client Selections Project Communication Residential Builders & Remodelers

Scheduling Pro Tip #2: Managing Key Milestones in Construction Schedules

Your goal for each construction project is to bring that project in on time and under budget. You wouldn’t want to simply outline the tasks that need to be completed within a project schedule and hope for the best. You would want to highlight key points throughout the project that mark progress achieved and keep you focused on the task at hand. The use of integral management devices such as schedule milestones allow for you to keep a close measure on the progress of your project and ensure that you are on the path to successful completion.

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Topics: Best Practices

ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks: Automated Reminders for Construction Daily Logs

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? ConstructionOnline 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 software on the web today.

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Topics: ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks UDA ConstructionOnline Best Practices

Music Motivation: Power Hour

When crunch time hits, sometimes there's no choice but to power through and get it done. Survive your toughest workdays with this playlist of high-octane rock tunes from UDA Technologies!

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Success Spotlight: Nip Tuck Remodeling

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 650,000 users worldwide and exceeding $75 billion in jobs managed every day, our goal remains the same: your success. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Topics: Customer Spotlight

Scheduling Pro Tip #1: Set, Save, & Analyze Construction Schedule Baselines

In a perfect world, construction project schedules follow the original approved timeline from start to finish. But, any experienced construction manager can tell you, in reality, the final project schedule will be vastly different from the initial project schedule. As the project progresses, it’s important to evaluate changes to the project schedule and understand what factors contribute to these changes. Implementing business intelligence methods like baseline reviews gives you the ability to analyze cause-and-effect within the project and adjust accordingly – now and in the future – to ensure success for your company.

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Topics: Business Building Best Practices

Learn from the Pros: Build a Professional Online Presence with ConstructionOnline's Public Profiles

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 650,000 users worldwide and exceeding $75 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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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline Learn From the Pros

ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks: GamePlan™ - Automated Email Reminders for Construction Tasks

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? ConstructionOnline 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 software on the market today.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks GamePlan

5 Tips to Schedule like a Pro

I’ve personally worked with hundreds of successful companies around the globe as they’ve gotten started with ConstructionOnline, and I can tell you, Scheduling is the top area of concern for companies seeking a project management solution.

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Topics: ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Best Practices

Music Motivation: Paint with Colors

Feeling blue? Or maybe you're seeing red? No matter what color represents your mood, this playlist from UDA Technologies will help get you through the day!

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Topics: Music Motivation

Learn From the Pros: The Value of Documentation in Construction

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 650,000 users worldwide and exceeding $75 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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Topics: ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Best Practices Learn From the Pros

ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks: Stoplight Indicator Offers At-a-Glance Updates

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? ConstructionOnline 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 software on the market today.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Scheduling

Success Spotlight: Hinderliter Construction

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 650,000 users worldwide and exceeding $75 billion in jobs managed every day, our goal remains the same: your success. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline UDA ConstructionSuite Customer Spotlight Client Selections

Music Motivation: Building a Better World

Here at UDA Technologies, we're honored to provide innovative software solutions for construction project management software to more than 650,000 construction professionals t in over 75 different countries worldwide. Check out our "Around the World" playlist which we put together to celebrate the UDA community's combined efforts to build a better world.

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Effective Project Management Begins with Project Workflows

Effective project management is at the core of every profitable construction company - you estimate, you plan, and with effective project management, you deliver. Project workflows empower you to deliver quality construction consistently by outlining your path to successful project delivery. 

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Topics: UDA ConstructionSuite

Learn From the Pros: Socket - Integrating Desktop Accounting with Web-Based Construction Software

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 650,000 users worldwide and exceeding $75 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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Topics: ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Best Practices Learn From the Pros

ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks: Managing Milestones in Construction Schedules

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? ConstructionOnline 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 platform available on the market today.

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Topics: ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks UDA ConstructionOnline Best Practices

Success Spotlight: Long Island Creative Contracting

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 650,000 users worldwide and exceeding $75 billion in jobs managed every day, our goal remains the same: your success. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline UDA ConstructionSuite Customer Spotlight Client Selections

Music Motivation: Vacation Vibes

Whether you're stuck at work or embracing the summer vacation season, the right music can be the key to relaxation. Catch the vacation vibe anytime with this playlist of hot tracks from UDA Technologies!

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Topics: Music Motivation

Improve Team Communication in 5 Minutes or Less

Summer has arrived, which means we welcome the longest, hottest, and busiest days of the year, particularly in the construction industry! The struggle to maximize every hour of these long days is real, but luckily ConstructionOnline's GamePlan tool is here to save you hours over the course of your week and improve your overall team communication. With a quick, easy set up that takes less than 5 minutes, GamePlan's set-it-and-forget-it approach to task management makes time management a breeze!

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Topics: Project Communication GamePlan

Learn From the Pros: ConstructionOnline Mobile

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 650,000 users worldwide and exceeding $75 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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Topics: UDA OnSite Mobile Apps Best Practices Learn From the Pros

ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks: Selections 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.

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Topics: ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks UDA ConstructionOnline ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Client Selections

Music Motivation: Daydreaming

Let your mind wander while you turn on this collection of soft tunes from UDA Technologies!

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Success Spotlight: Lloyd Construction

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 650,000 users worldwide and exceeding $75 billion in jobs managed every day, our goal remains the same: your success. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline UDA ConstructionSuite Customer Spotlight

Learn from the Pros: Creating Project Schedules from Construction Estimates

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 650,000 users worldwide and exceeding $75 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 ConstructionSuite project management solution.

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Music Motivation: Smooth Jazz

Jazz up an otherwise ordinary day with this playlist from UDA Technologies!

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ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks: Estimate Views

Knowing the full capabilities of your construction estimating software can have a significant impact on the success of your business, both in the short and long term. ConstructionOnline offers 5 distinct views for your construction estimates that correlate with different stages of the average construction project. Learning how to utilize all 5 of ConstructionOnline's default views will allow you to gain a greater understanding of where your company stands at any given moment, enabling you to dedicate more time and more focus to growing your construction business.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Estimating Financials

Learn from the Pros: Markup & Margin in Construction Estimates

 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 ConstructionSuite project management solution.

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Music Motivation: Up in the Clouds

If your head is in the clouds, listen to this playlist from UDA Technologies to get your feet on the ground and get focused so you can get to work!

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Success Spotlight: Helm Construction Solutions

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. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Bring Your Plans to Life with Redline Planroom

Your plans & drawings are the true lifeblood of your construction projects. Let’s set aside such necessary facets of a project as scheduling and estimating for a moment; beyond the black and white, there is a vision to be expressed by what will soon take a tangible form by way of your and your team’s very own hands, and the plans for that house, that condo, or that commercial development are the very road maps for how a dream is to come to being.

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Topics: Redline Planroom Redline Takeoff

Music Motivation: Workshop Solitude

Nothing quite beats the feeling of creating a masterpiece in your own workshop. Use this playlist when you get those solitary moments in your space to power through your heavy workload.

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Server Shopping: What You Need to Know

If you've ever considered implementing a cloud server into your office processes, you know it is a daunting task. Without an IT background, the terminology alone is intimidating enough to make you forget about it. Luckily, I sat down with our resident AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Ian Schaefer, to learn about the best way to set up a cloud network.

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Topics: Business Building UDA Cloud Services

Success Spotlight: Data Exchange

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. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Topics: Customer Spotlight UDA Cloud Services

ConstructionSuite Cloud 411: Work from Anywhere with UDA's Cloud Hosting for Construction Software

Smart business owners know it’s important to implement strategies to streamline the day-to-day management of a business and encourage consistent growth. One way many companies are able to build in systems for success is to harness the power of relevant software solutions – reliable tools which support teams in achieving goals.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionSuite UDA Cloud Services

Music Motivation: Women in Construction

When the average person thinks of the construction industry, they probably think of a man swinging a hammer on the job site. What they often don't think about is the numerous women in the construction industry who help make every day possible. This playlist is dedicated to those women who make the construction industry possible.

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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? Our new blog series, ConstructionOnline 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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Topics: ConstructionOnline Secret Hacks UDA ConstructionOnline Best Practices

Success Spotlight: Integrity Custom Builders

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. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Topics: Customer Spotlight

Learn from the Pros: Managing Resource Conflicts in Construction Schedules

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 ConstructionSuite project management solution.

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4 Tips for Finding Success with UDA's Construction Management Software

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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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline UDA ConstructionSuite Best Practices

Music Motivation: Reinventing the Wheel

There's never a need to go reinventing the wheel, but sometimes its interesting to put your own twist on things. Hear the songs you already know reworked and reimagined on this playlist of high-profile covers from UDA Technologies!

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Success Spotlight: No-Dig Tec

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. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Topics: Customer Spotlight

Learn from the Pros: Low Effort, Big Impact with Construction Insurance Tracking Tools

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 ConstructionSuite project management solution.

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All in the Family: Nurturing Success within Family-Owned Construction Businesses

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:

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

Music Motivation: Back to Nature

Feeling a little out of tune with Mother Nature? Use this calming playlist from UDA to travel to hidden caves, beaches, forests, and even under the ocean without even leaving your desk.

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Success Spotlight: Urban League of Louisiana

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. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe. This week we'd like to highlight Urban League of Louisiana, and share the story of their success.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionSuite Customer Spotlight

Learn from the Pros: Automate Construction Documents with AutoDoc Fields

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 ConstructionSuite project management solution.

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4 Ways to Use ConstructionOnline from the Jobsite Everyday

As a project team member in the field, we know your day is full of challenges – from unforeseen weather conditions to demanding schedules, your priorities and your work can often be thrown way off track. To be able to maintain focus successfully, you need to maximize your efficiency and centralize your information in one place that is organized and accessible. ConstructionOnline, UDA’s comprehensive project management solution, is designed exactly for this purpose – improving the business of doing construction. Having helped hundreds of team members just like you find success with ConstructionOnline, I’m sharing the 4 ways to transform your day:

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline Business Building Best Practices

Music Motivation: Construction Cookout

Be the hero at your company barbecue with this playlist of classic rock jams!

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Success Spotlight: Lee Construction, Inc.

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. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Topics: Customer Spotlight

Music Motivation: Building the Country

From our office in Alabama to all of our 500,000 users across the globe, everyone needs some twang in their life! Enjoy the latest country hits with this playlist from UDA!

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Is that ConstructionOnline in Your Pocket? (or Are You Just Happy to See Me?)

Did you ever think you would be able to completely manage your construction business from a single app on your phone? Now, you can – with ConstructionOnline Mobile, UDA Technologies’  all-in-one mobile application for construction project management.

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Feature Spotlight: A2E Builders - Client Selections

Many of the most successful companies I have worked with can quickly identify the selections process as one of the most crucial – and chaotic – parts of any project. With input from clients, designers, contractors, and vendors, there can be a lot of communication swirling in different directions. Selecting options, gaining approvals, ordering products – although individually small tasks, they all add up when it comes to bringing your project in on budget and on schedule.

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Topics: Customer Spotlight Client Selections

Music Motivation: Summer Sunshine

Whether you're driving with the top down or stuck at your desk, feel the sunshine on your face with this playlist of upbeat tunes from UDA!

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Topics: UDA Technologies Music Motivation

How Do you Define Success?

As the Success Coordinator for ConstructionOnline here at UDA Technologies, I spend my days asking the question – what does success mean for you? See, each company comes to us seeking a different - albeit similar - solution. Our goal is the utmost success of each of our customers, so we open the discussion about your personal definition of success to ensure the return on your investment in a project management solution is focused on what is most valuable to you.

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Topics: Business Building Best Practices

Learn from the Pros: Application for Payment

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 ConstructionSuite project management solution.

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Success Spotlight: Kendall Builders LLC

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. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline UDA ConstructionSuite Customer Spotlight Client Selections

4 Ways to Transform Your Day with ConstructionOnline

As a Project Manager, we know you have a lot of irons in the fire – those that you are overseeing and those that you are actually responsible for. To be able to do so successfully, you need to maximize your efficiency and centralize your information in one place that is organized and accessible. ConstructionOnline, UDA’s comprehensive project management solution, is designed exactly for this purpose. Having helped hundreds of Project Managers just like you find success with ConstructionOnline, I’m sharing 4 ways to transform your day with ConstructionOnline:

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline Business Building Best Practices

Music Motivation: Morning Coffee Music

There's nothing like the unique atmosphere of a coffee shop: the smell of coffee beans, the energetic-yet-relaxed music, and the 15 people in front of you in line who have absolutely no idea what they want. Skip the wait and enjoy the better aspects of a coffee shop from your home or office with this playlist of diverse, upbeat tracks from UDA!

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Feature Spotlight: Home Climates - Punch Lists

Punch Lists are one of the features most in-demand for growing construction companies who are looking to improve construction project management. As the primary tool for closing out projects successfully, Punch Lists are an important part of ensuring the completion and quality of the work you are presenting. Having a consistent process for managing punch lists allows for your projects to end on a happy note.

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Topics: Customer Spotlight

Learn From the Pros: Managing Commercial Construction Jobs for Maximum Profit

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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Topics: ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Best Practices Learn From the Pros

Music Motivation: For the One You Dig

In the spirit of Valentine's Day, show your appreciation for that special someone in your life with this playlist of love songs from UDA Technologies.

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Ditch the Clipboard: Go Mobile With Your Construction Punch Lists {Free App}

Developing and implementing a standard punch list to finalize your jobs is a surefire way to to know that each project is completed without any loose ends. Having these specific and consistent checks in place creates a team that knows their expectations, a job that has a definitive end, and a company who can confidently stand behind the quality of their work. Creating your punch lists through a mobile app can save you time and eliminate the frustrations often faced when closing out a construction project.

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Topics: UDA OnSite Mobile Apps Best Practices Project Communication Punch Lists

Success Spotlight: Menendez Enterprises Corporation

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 500,000 users worldwide and exceeding $60 billion in jobs managed every day, our goal remains the same: your success. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline UDA ConstructionSuite Customer Spotlight Client Selections

New Year, New Rules: Construction Industry Trends for 2019

With the start of the new year, it's important to know innovations in the construction world to differentiate from the competition. Here's what industry experts are predicting as up and coming areas for 2019:

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Topics: Business Building

Pro Tips for Growing Your Construction Company in 2019

In my line of work, I get the opportunity to work with growing construction firms around the globe who are seeking a solution – a better way to do more. One of the most common areas companies initially need help is in capturing and tracking the right new leads. Luckily for you, we’ve done the hard part – figuring out what works – and so to support your continued growth and success, here are 4 tips to getting more leads and closing more deals in 2019:

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline UDA ConstructionSuite ConstructionOnline Tips & Tricks Business Building

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. Below, we highlight 3 of our favorite webinar events from this past year: 

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Topics: Special Webinar Series UDA Cloud Services UDA Academy

Success Spotlight: Terlin Construction

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. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline UDA ConstructionSuite Customer Spotlight Financials

Tips & Tricks Webinar Series: Schedule for Success

Rounding out our Tips & Tricks Series of webinar, Senior Product Specialist Ian Schaefer demonstrates how you can find success with OnPlan Scheduling, part of UDA's suite of construction management tools. 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.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionSuite Webinar Calendars & Schedules Special Webinar Series

Music Motivation: Alternative Holiday

By now you've probably heard every classic holiday song enough times that you know them all by heart. If you're looking to change up your holiday tunes this season, we've got the playlist for you! Enjoy some variety - and maybe even something new - with the Alternative Holiday playlist from the team at UDA Technologies.

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Tips & Tricks Webinar Series: 3 Ways to Estimate like an Expert

Continuing our Tips & Tricks Series of webinars, Senior Product Specialist Ian Schaefer shows how you can find success with OnCost Estimating in 3 different ways! 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.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionSuite Estimating Webinar Financials UDA Academy

Innovative Construction Technologies Emerging from Skilled Labor Shortage

Contractors around the globe have been vocal about the consistent and detrimental labor shortages affecting the construction industry today. At home and abroad, we've seen a decline in the availability of skilled labor, creating additional challenges and pressures in an already high-stakes industry. Some have tried to turn the tide with short-term resolutions like increased pay or added incentives, while others have put off retirement, invested in construction education, or taken on apprenticeships to hopefully address the longer term effects of this alarming decline in key trademembers.

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Topics: UDA Technologies Business Building

Learn From the Pros: ConstructionSuite 9

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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Topics: UDA ConstructionSuite Learn From the Pros

Success Spotlight: Maxx Builders

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 500,000 users worldwide and exceeding $60 billion in jobs managed every day, our goal remains the same: your success. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline UDA ConstructionSuite Customer Spotlight Client Selections

Tips & Tricks Webinar Series: Project Management Mastery

Starting off our Tips & Tricks Series of webinars, Senior Product Specialist Ian Schaefer shows how you can find success using dashboards, workflows, and more in UDA's desktop construction management software. 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.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionSuite Special Webinar Series UDA Academy

Music Motivation: Off the Beaten Path

Check out this playlist full of easy-listening tunes from some of our favorite artists here at UDA Technologies.

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Topics: UDA Technologies Music Motivation

Profit Webinar Series: Success, Step-by-Step with Project Workflows

Time is money! Continuing our Profit Series webinars, Senior Product Specialist Ian Schaefer and Sales Specialist Jordan Davis demonstrate how to find success using project workflows in UDA's construction management software, ConstructionSuite. 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.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionSuite Webinar Special Session Webinar

How to Organize Client Selections {Free Template}

One of our most resounding recommendations when it comes to client selections is having a standard structure to serve as your guide when setting up new projects. A standard selections structure is best practice as it allows you to have a comprehensive reference of finishes to ensure every facet of the project is addressed sufficiently. 

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Topics: Free Template Client Selections

Success Spotlight: K & P Construction Services

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 500,000 users worldwide and exceeding $60 billion in jobs managed every day, our goal remains the same: your success. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline UDA ConstructionSuite Customer Spotlight Financials

Profit Webinar Series: Plan for Profits

Time is money! Continuing our series of profit-focused webinars, Senior Product Specialist Ian Schaefer and Sales Specialist Jordan Davis show you how to plan for profits by utilizing powerful 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:

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

Music Motivation: Frustration Fix

Everyone has those days where you feel like pulling your hair out. You wake up late, your car won't start, the plumber doesn't show up...you know the kind of days I'm talking about. When life has you frustrated or annoyed, turn on this playlist, hammer it out, and get back on track.

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3 Best Rugged Phone Cases to Protect Phones when on Construction Jobsites

Having your phone on jobsites has become a vital part of the construction industry, but how do you ensure that your phone can make it through one of the most dangerous environments for electronics? You need a tough case to keep that device safe from weather and those heart-stopping drops. So I’ve created a list of top 3 phone cases to keep your device safe, no matter the conditions out in the field.

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Topics: UDA OnSite Mobile Apps

Profit Webinar Series: Boost Your Bottom Line

In the first installment of our Profit Series webinars, Senior Product Specialist Ian Schaefer and Sales Specialist Jordan Davis show you how you can drive up profits by utilizing features in ConstructionSuite's OnCost Estimating. If you missed our live session, you can find the recording below, as well as questions asked in the webinar by some of ConstructionSuite's 500,000 users.

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Topics: UDA ConstructionSuite Estimating Webinar Special Session Webinar Change Orders Financials Special Webinar Series

Success Spotlight: George W. Combs, Inc.

UDA Technologies is the fastest growing provider of construction management software. With over 500,000 users worldwide and exceeding $60 billion in jobs managed every day, our goal remains the same: your success. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Topics: Customer Spotlight

Summer Webinar Series: Redline Planroom

Finishing up our special Summer Series of webinars, Senior Product Specialist Ian Schaefer and Sales Consultant Jordan Davis dive into ConstructionOnline's Redline™ Planroom! Take a look at how you can markup construction drawings, pin items to project plans, and more! If you missed out on the live webinar, you can find the recording here:

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Topics: UDA ConstructionOnline Redline Planroom Webinar

Music Motivation: Hard Rock for Hard Work

Running around visiting construction job sites in August can be brutal, and sometimes the brief blast of your car's AC just won't cut it. For days when you're just going to sweat, UDA has the perfect playlist to help you power through. Check out the Spotify playlist below, and let us know what you think:

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Happy Endings: 12 Best Closing Gifts for Clients

As construction on your project draws to a close, you begin thinking of ways to thank your client for entrusting you during this process. Providing a small token of your appreciation can be an excellent way to end the project with a smile and leave a lasting impression on your client. Here are a few of our favorite closing gifts for clients ideas:

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Topics: Business Building Best Practices

Summer Webinar Series: ConstructionOnline Mobile App

Continuing our special Summer Series of webinars, Senior Product Specialist Ian Schaefer and Sales Consultant Jordan Davis dive into the newest features of the ConstructionOnline Mobile App! Take a look at new mobile estimating, gathering signatures for change orders, and more! If you missed out on the live webinar, you can find the recording here:

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Topics: UDA OnSite Mobile Apps Special Webinar Series

Success Spotlight: Novacon Construction

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. Our clients are helping to build the world and make a difference in their communities. This post is part of an ongoing series showcasing the work of UDA clients around the globe.

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Topics: Customer Spotlight

3 Easy Ways to Improve Project Communication from the Jobsite: Progress Photos, Punch Lists, and Daily Logs

The goal of project management software like ConstructionOnline is to improve your business and therefore, bolster your success. By making the business of construction better, faster, and smarter, clients are happier, subs are more willing, and business goes smoother. One of the most important factors in improving your business is getting your team onboard with these improvements. We know there will be some hesitancy, which is why we recommend 3 simple ways to get your field team incorporated into your collaborative project management solution:

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