A Project Manager

News, stories, insights and best practices for Project Managers

  • Future Challenges in Urban Planning [video]

    Future Challenges in Urban Planning [video]

    Crowded sidewalks, car horns, briefcases, and venti coffees — all framed by the towering buildings of a skyline downtown. Like it or not, these are the sights and sounds of city living...

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  • These Two Technologies Shape the Future of MEP

    These Two Technologies Shape the Future of MEP

    Construction is evolving —pencil and paper processes are in the past. The future is here, and there are two driving forces propelling construction technology to a whole new level of efficiency.

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  • 5 Ways Companies Are Cutting Down on Construction Inefficiencies

    5 Ways Companies Are Cutting Down on Construction Inefficiencies

    Across all sectors of the construction industry, poor productivity can pose a substantial problem. Small and large companies alike have found themselves unable to meet their clients'...

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  • Preparing for Digital Transformation in the AEC Industry

    Preparing for Digital Transformation in the AEC Industry

    There are strong signals that the industry is undergoing an inevitable change that will increase business intelligence across processes, people and technology. In the past three years, the...

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  • 10 trends in the MEP industry until 2020 [infographic]

    10 trends in the MEP industry until 2020 [infographic]

    From blockchain to robotics: Discover 10 key trends that will transform the way MEP contractors work.

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  • Are your project savings actually harming your profit?

    Are your project savings actually harming your profit?

    It’s what every manager is striving for in construction: getting more done, while reducing the amount of time, work and failure costs. However, you may be cutting costs the wrong places - and...

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  • What is “Scan to BIM”?

    What is “Scan to BIM”?

    If you are working in the construction industry, you have probably come across the term ‘Scan to BIM’ or ‘Field to BIM’ at some point. Or, you may have noticed your construction partners using a...

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  • How the Constructible Process Will Transform 2020

    How the Constructible Process Will Transform 2020

    The construction industry is on the cusp of a massive transformation. BIM is no longer enough. This best practice approach to digital transformation is The Constructible Process...

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  • 2019 Construction Trends — 8 Topics to Watch in the Year Ahead

    2019 Construction Trends — 8 Topics to Watch in the Year Ahead

    The construction industry is in the thick of a thrilling transformation, contractors around the world are transitioning their operations to integrate new technologies, ideas, and opportunities....

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  • The BIM Phrasebook Volume 2

    The BIM Phrasebook Volume 2

    In the first volume of the BIM Phrasebook, we reviewed several key terms you need to know. Volume 2 builds on the first BIM Phrasebook, adding new terms and definitions that might be unfamiliar...

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  • 3D Scanning Myths, Debunked

    3D Scanning Myths, Debunked

    3D laser scanning is your most cost-effective and efficient solution to streamline the collection of accurate measurement data on complicated construction projects. But here are some myths debunked.

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  • 4 Problems With Underbidding

    4 Problems With Underbidding

    Sometimes you need a project. Whether your shop needs a quick bit of cash to make it through the month or you have some downtime and feel like you could fit in another job, getting that extra...

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  • 5 Things to Remember When Writing a Competitive Bid

    5 Things to Remember When Writing a Competitive Bid

    On average, companies normally close on a mere 10 - 20% of bids! So staying competitive as a construction estimator is an important but ongoing challenge. You need to be affordable — yet realistic.

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  • Mental Health In Construction

    Mental Health In Construction

    When you think about jobsite hazards, physical risks probably top the list — an unprotected fall, an unmarked restricted zone, etc. But what about the dangers you can’t see? Anxiety,...

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  • Ways to Understand Labour Costs In Your Estimates

    Ways to Understand Labour Costs In Your Estimates

    Accurate estimating is a must in the construction industry. You need good estimates of the costs involved in any project on the table in order put in a realistic bid.

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  • Getting Smart Onsite - IoT & Smart Construction

    Getting Smart Onsite - IoT & Smart Construction

    Smart construction with IoT tech lets you track everything from tool and equipment location, to wear and tear—all while monitoring site conditions and worker health.

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  • Real or Fake - Test Your MEP Industry Knowledge [QUIZ]

    Real or Fake - Test Your MEP Industry Knowledge [QUIZ]

    Real or Fake? Test Your MEP Industry Knowledge. Find out how well you know the MEP industry.

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  • How Construction Asset Management Supports Success

    How Construction Asset Management Supports Success

    For project managers in construction, it seems there are always a hundred different ways you could improve your workflow. But, actually making a change and dealing with the disruption that can...

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  • Top 10 Reasons to Implement BIM

    Top 10 Reasons to Implement BIM

    Building Information Modelling, or BIM, is quickly becoming the standard in building and project design. This model-based approach is used for both communication and collaboration; however, ...

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  • Large vs Small Asset Tracking In Construction Asset Management

    Large vs Small Asset Tracking In Construction Asset Management

    Construction asset management is crucial for almost every business, and keeping track of tools and equipment of all shapes and sizes on construction sites can be tricky. However, knowing the...

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