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Swinerton Builders, Assemble Systems and EADOC build “Location Aware” Bluetooth Beacon- enabled Mobile BIM App at AEC Hackathon

Today marks the construction industry’s second AEC Hackathon at the FaceBook headquarters in Menlo Park, CA. Bringing together top teams of the most influential construction and engineering firms and software developers, the goal is to build fresh solutions to some of the most complicated building processes faced by AEC professionals...

Newsletter – Q1 2014 – Vol 7, Issue 1

Getting Ready for High Construction Season Spring has sprung, and that means high construction season. Are you ready? One way to get your ducks in a row is to assess your project processes and make sure you’re set up to make the most of project budgets. That means good resource...

EADOC joins Construction Open Software Alliance – COSA

EADOC has joined the Construction Open Software Alliance (COSA). This alliance is a community of software developers and providers who support an open standard in construction applications, in order to provide the most useful, integrated solutions to the end-user. This is a great opportunity for EADOC to work with other...

Construction Management Software selection requires end user buy in not just executives looking for dashboards

Why do over 50% of Enterprise Software implementations fail? Because executives select software that delivers no time savings for the users who have to manually enter the data into cumbersome forms. Also these applications provide little to no collaboration resulting in users re-entering data over and over again. Executives need...

Quarterly Newsletter – Q4 2013 – Vol 6, Issue 4

Wrapping up another great year of moving the construction industry forward As we wrap up our 8th year of moving the construction industry away from manual and laborious project management processes we are taking a step back to share our progress. Over the last 8 years we have gone from...

Quarterly Newsletter – 3 2013 – Vol 6, Issue 3

EADOC Free Friday training Due to popular demand we have started a new series of Free Friday training classes and added several more topics. We will also be launching new feature training classes focused around new EADOC functionality. Classes are designed for EADOC users that want to learn more about...

Going beyond Enterprise to solve an Industry Problem

For years every one has talked about the lack of gains in efficiency in the Construction Industry. Many articles and books have been written around this issue and theorized on why and how it can be corrected. The biggest challenge we see with construction is that you bring together many...

EADOC is Moving

EADOC has moved into larger offices at 180 Grand in Oakland.. Our new address is 180 Grand Ave, Suite 995, Oakland Ca 94612. The new building is LEED Silver Certified providing modern amenities for the EADOC team. This new space is 50% larger then our previous space and will support...

Quarterly Newsletter – Q2 2013 – Vol 6, Issue 2

EADOC Free Friday training Starting Friday June 14th EADOC will be conducting free 30 minute training classes for EADOC users. Classes are designed for EADOC users that want to learn more about specific EADOC application features and functionality. The training sessions will benefit new and long time users of EADOC’s...

Changing Roles of Project Controls

With the continuous integration of project information through BIM and collaborative project management applications, the traditional role of project controls personnel is changing. Traditional project controls teams focused on project cost and schedule using software designed for each task. With the introduction of BIM and the integration of project teams,...

Achieving Success in the Field: The Right Information in the Right Place at the Right Time

Today’s projects are increasing in complexity and size with ever tighter budgets requiring teams be more efficient with scarce resources. Whether they are project superintendents working for the Contractor or Inspectors working for the Construction Manager, these highly skilled individuals need to remain productive. Having access to the right information...

Evaluation Criteria for Web Based Construction Project Management Applications

Evaluation Criteria for Web Based Construction Project Management Applications EADOC has developed this guide as a way to assist Facility Owners and CM/PM firms in evaluating project management applications. This guide is based on experience evaluating software applications for our own use as well as our experience selling the EADOC...

The Bottom Line

The software solution you select must reduce the costs of managing projects. Gone are the days of spending six figures on an Enterprise software solution that delivers dashboards, charts and gauges without providing any cost savings in labor. Many of these Enterprise class tools require you to hire additional staff...