Category: Construction

It’s not easy being GREEN … in Construction

  It’s not easy being green….-Kermit the Frog Are your construction and engineering departments working to leverage technology? Many customers today want to maximize the benefits found with GREEN construction, which means contractors need to be able to track subcontractors with GREEN experience and capabilities, specify GREEN standards, and ensure compliance. Keeping track of all this…

Best Practices for AEC Project Estimating and Risk Management

In the highly competitive AEC marketplace, knowing and anticipating a project’s expenses correctly provides a definite advantage when competing for a contract. But, even in the best of circumstances, cost estimating is complicated and there are myriad risks and uncertainties to consider. Delivering high-quality cost estimates depends heavily on the quality of data, for example,…

SBS Group and MiTek to Present Microsoft AX at 2014 IBS Show

Edison, New Jersey – January 21, 2014 – SBS Group and MiTek, a Berkshire Hathaway company, will be teaming up at this year’s International Builders’ Show (IBS) to demonstrate Sapphire Build and Microsoft Dynamics software solutions. They will be highlighting the integrations between Sapphire Build and Microsoft Dynamics SL as well as presenting Microsoft Dynamics…

The One Thing You Can Do to Improve your Strategic Plan

  One of the most important tasks you will do, when it comes to strategic planning, comes well before the company strategic planning retreat.  In a recent McKinsey Quarterly article titled Mastering the Building Blocks of Strategy (C. Bradley, A. Dawson and A. Montard, October 2013), the authors suggest that one of the key building…

Keeping the Field Connected on Quotes

FieldConnect is a self-described leader for ‘…providing workforce mobility solutions for companies…to free your workforce from the traditional four-walled office, empowering your employees and customers, and enabling you to transact anytime, anywhere.’ Since 2002, FieldConnect has focused on providing mobility solutions to drive productivity, flexibility, and operation efficiency. The new release of FieldQuotes, for direct…