Category Archives: Construction Software

Advantages of GPS Integration for Contractors

Did you know the government used to restrict the GPS signals of civilians? When you stop to think about it, the Global Positioning System is a very powerful tool.  After all, the modern GPS can pinpoint exactly where in the …
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5 Great Apps for Contractors

Some of our most popular posts on this blog have to do with tablets for contractors. We think that’s a pretty clear indicator that tablets are a big deal in the construction world.  The percentage of companies that use them …
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Portable Windows Devices for Contractors

For a lot of field service operators, they rely on an application to update and access important information.  This app typically runs on either an Android or iOS device like a smartphone or tablet. In the case of SAM Pro …
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The Different Types of Contractors

Contractor: A person or company that undertakes a contract to provide materials or labor to perform a service or do a job. By definition, a contractor someone who is paid to perform a service.  This person depends to be outside …
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Tips for Construction Budgeting and Planning

Construction is expensive work, and often, it takes a good amount of time to finish.  That’s why the field is so competitive. Prospective clients are looking for affordable prices with time frames that meet their needs.  And on top of …
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How Timberline Office Became Sage 300 CRE

Did you ever have a friend who changed their name. Their entire life, they went by their middle name, and then suddenly, they decide they want everyone to call them by their first name.  Or something like that. The point  …
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The Right Tools: Tablets for Contractors (Part 2)

The Right Tools: Tablets for Contractors (Part 2)

Continuing our series on cutting edge technology for contractors who work on-site, we will be highlighting a few more tablet options for you to consider. If you’re wondering how a contractor can benefit from a work tablet, read this article here. To see …
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Training for Timberline (Sage 300)

What good is advanced technology if you don’t know how to use it? Back when I was in college, my school had a very advanced soundboard and audio system.  It was purchased due to the strong urging of one individual …
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Tablets for Specialty Contractors

Tablets have been around for a lot longer than people realize.  In fact, it was a Microsoft product from 2001 that coined the term table. However, it wasn’t until the Apple introduced the iPad in 2010 that the tablet market …
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Keeping Projects in Budget with Construction Management Software

Keeping Projects in Budget with Construction Management Software

Everyone would like to say budgets are set in stone. That they live by the budget. That they die by the budget. But the truth is, for many, budgets are fickle, constantly changing with the project as unexpected work and …
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