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Could You Use More Free Time?

How Much is Your Free Time Worth? There are several new online calculators that are helping people put a monetary value on their free time. Regardless of what you think your time is worth, we want to help you have more of it. How? Say goodbye to mind-numbing Excel spreadsheets,...

Using a Tablet for Daily Logs

Can Daily Logs Be Fun? Try Using a Tablet Daily logs are a well-known part of construction management and an important way for owners and project managers to track the progress of their projects. Traditionally, an inspector takes written notes and shoots pictures with his camera or smartphone while on...

When the Project is Over: EADOC and Archiving

When the Project is Over: EADOC and Archiving EADOC is known for improving team collaboration and reducing risk during a capital construction project. But, many are not aware of EADOC’s significant benefits once the project is complete. A Searchable, Rich-Data Archive After Project Completion The archiving functionality of EADOC gives...

What do Construction Managers and Facility Owners Want from Technology?

A recent study by softwareadvice.com/construction on the “Impact of Job Roles on Construction Software Purchasing Decisions,” has shed new light on the technology requirements and attitudes of the buyers of construction software. Key Findings: 1. Beyond improving accuracy and organization, business owners most frequently cited company growth (24%) as their top...

Construction Project Management Application vs Construction Document Management Application

When searching for tools to assist in project management, professionals are generally faced with two types. However, many software companies try to market their tools as doing everything, even when they don’t. Two of the most commonly used descriptions for software used to manage construction projects are construction project management...

Connecting Project Information to Improve Control and Reduce Risk

Can you report on the relationship between a field condition that was not on a drawing that generated an RFI that resulted in a schedule delay that turned into a change order without spending hours with an excel spreadsheet? If not the above presentation by EADOC’s Eric Law is for you. Learn how...

CMAA 2014 Recap

Thank you for joining us at Hidden Vine! We had a wonderful time Sunday seeing familiar faces and meeting new ones. A special thank you to Ron Perkins (HDR), Mike Warriner (Carollo), and Pete McKean (Townsend Management) for their insightful presentations. At EADOC we are proud to be the only construction management...

Electronic Data Exchange Specification for Design and Construction Projects

Over the last couple years the AIA and Consensus Docs have started moving forward with specification for the exchange of electronic information. These are excellent tools when incorporating the use of web based construction management tools into your project delivery process. Here is what each group has released so far: ConsensusDOCS...

Leaving a Legacy of Productivity for Facility Owners

Given the productivity issues that continue to plague capital projects, Owners and CMs have an opportunity to become more of an “interoperating” force that mandates the most efficient processes across project teams. As holder of the project’s budget, the Owner unfortunately pays for every bit of waste created across the...

The Cost of Build vs Buy

IT and construction projects are both tough. The advantage that IT has over the majority of construction projects is that there are off the shelf solutions that can solve many problems. There are many off the shelf solutions that can solve construction management problems along with other industry challenges without...