Articles

Electronic Project Information Tracking from an Engineer and Owner Perspective

Here is a recorded webinar that CMAA hosted. The presentation is on HDR Engineering and Hampton Roads Sanitation Districts use of EADOC’s collaborative construction project management application during the construction of Hampton Roads Sanitation District’s Army Base Treatment Plant Improvements Phase III project. Presenters were David Sisson of HDR Engineering...

Email Does not work as a construction project management application

When I tried to email one of our clients a ppt presentation we are working on together I received the following message ———————————————————– ***, Inc has “stripped” an attachment from this message because the attachment exceeds ***’s message size limitation of 20 megabytes (20 MB). If you need this attachment,...

Operational Efficiency in Construction Management

Here is a great article about operational efficiency. The US Military has realized that they can reduce the cost and risk associated with supporting the fighting troops by improving the fuel efficiency of the vehicles the troops use. By increasing fuel efficiency they reduce the number and size of fuel...

Managing construction project data is more then forms and reports

Today project management application are more then just forms and reports they need to allow users to establish relationships between relevant project information. Standard construction management applications would allow Shop Drawings to be linked to Specifications and Design Drawings as a reference. This was great 20 years ago, but today...

Software Budgets Should be Driven by Cost Savings

Given the cost savings afforded by collaborative construction management software applications, it’s time for construction managers to use money budgeted for existing project expenses to pay for their project management applications. integrate software expenses into project budgets, rather than try to manage the expense in a separate information technology budget.

What Does True Collaboration Mean?

What does true collaboration across the project team mean for a construction project? The team working on the composite central plant project for Washington Hospital of Fremont, California found out, using EADOC software.

Construction Project Record Keeping in Advance of Disputes

Some years ago, before the advent of collaborative construction management software, Max Wideman, P.Eng., a veteran capital projects manager wrote, “if [a] contractor wishes to remain profitable he must maintain control of his on-going work, and control of on-going work requires on-going records.” Truer words have never been spoken.