It's that time again! Projectmates will be attending ICSC RECon 2018 to be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center & Westgate Hotel from May 20-23.
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It's that time again! Projectmates will be attending ICSC RECon 2018 to be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center & Westgate Hotel from May 20-23.
Projectmates is back with another exciting webinar! We have added a slew of new features and enhancements in the new version of Projectmates 17.0.
Projectmates will be going to the CMAA 2018 Capital Projects Symposium from March 18-20 at the Hilton Denver City Center in Denver, CO. Make sure you swing by our booth at the conference, Booth #1 in the Networking Area!
Unfortunately, almost any change in a project will have a negative impact on construction productivity... Hands down small gaps in productivity add up to exorbitant costs, which have become simply too high to ignore any longer.
It's not too late to get started with a construction program management software to manage your construction projects. With an enterprise-level, best-of-class software like Projectmates, you get an easy-to-use collaborative system built upon modern security best practices.
2018 is finally here! That means new resolutions and goals, new ideas, and most importantly, new construction projects. As your company gets back into gear, do you know how your projects are going to turn out this year?
2017 has been a busy year for everyone here at Projectmates — as always! Join us on our 2017 recap of how Projectmates has been a tremendous help to our clients and how we could help you with your unique business goals.
Here are just a few of the reasons why Projectmates' award winning capital construction project management software is future proof for 2018 and beyond.
For Architects, Engineers, Contractors, and Owners, they know that construction projects run on their schedules and budgets, and the heavy workload of keeping them in check is typically done through a variety of different ways.
As 2018 draws near, it is imperative for organizations to reflect on 2017 and identify areas for improvement in the upcoming New Year.
As Christmas is approaching, are you still struggling with your construction project and feeling envious that Santa got himself a useful helper — the red-nosed reindeer — to lead him cross the blizzard?
The holiday season is finally upon us, which means that it is a time to be spent and shared with loved ones. It's the season of counting the blessings in your life, being thankful for all the positives, and giving to those who may not be as fortunate.
Every year, it is essential to assess your construction management software (excel, home-built, or enterprise level) and gauge how your organization and teams utilize software at hand.
Thanksgiving is the time of year we all gather with friends and family and give thanks for the wondrous things that have happened over the year and to one another.
One of the certainties in the construction industry is that the projects tend to be incredibly complex. However, that doesn't mean that managing complex projects has to be a difficult process.
Wouldn't it be brilliant if every project manager had a crystal ball they could look into and know exactly how the project was and what it would do?
There are 3 definite trends in the construction project management industry that will need to be in mind when choosing a software to manage all construction projects.
Over the past two decades that we have been in business, Projectmates has shown its deep expertise in assisting a wide range of retail owners in capital construction management.
Communication, which we know as one of the most critical topics people face during the process, can affect many owners when communicating across mega cross-department projects.
Change orders are inevitable in any construction project, especially large and complicated projects. It is imperative to manage change orders properly to avoid any delay, dispute, and unnecessary expenses.
The Projectmates team wishes you a Happy Halloween! We hope it is Spooktacular and that everyone stays safe. Every Halloween, Projectmates holds a costume contest, and this year was no exception.
There are many retail chains that are aggressively expanding because of rising demand. Improving these 3 areas of your current construction project management is significant progress towards success.
Projectmates will be going to the COAA 2017 Fall Owners Leadership Conference from November 8-9 at the Hilton Tampa Downton in Tampa, FL. Make sure you swing by our booth at the conference, Booth #5 in the Exhibit Hall!
The continued projected growth for the self-storage industry significantly increases the need for a powerful construction management software that can automate and streamline construction processes, facilitate collaboration, and reduce costs.
As more self-storage facilities get constructed, there are many different ways that Projectmates can drastically improve the construction process from start to finish.
Gone are the days when schools and universities were required to buy, build and maintain their IT infrastructure to use any software. SaaS is also no longer a new concept in construction industry.
The California wildfires have caused many people to evacutate their home and has destroyed many facilities, businesses, and homes. Projectmates would like to share some resources on organizations that have responded to the disaster and several ways that you can help the victims.
This past week, Projectmates had a wonderful time visiting CMAA's National Conference & Trade Show in Washington, D.C. Held from October 8-10, the conference gave a great inside view to the CM/PM industry's hottest most compelling topics.
The software comes in many shapes, sizes, and promised usability. The best construction project management software will offer a multitude of features and modules.
The capital construction industry is changing, and there is a growing need to be able to manage projects at all times whether you are at the office, traveling, or at the construction site.
It has been a full month since Hurricane Irma made landfall, but the damage to the area has been so extensive that recovery could take a substantial amount of time. Here is how you can help.
In 2017 everyone is looking to increase productivity, and one way is to reduce the number of cycles, pages, and data entry for critical workflows. Another is to look at inefficiencies in the office.
Projectmates very own Kaely Culbertson, Director of Client Services, will be speaking at the upcoming CMAA National Conference & Tradeshow, covering a topic that most owners may not think about: How Cloud Technology Directly Impacts Project Delivery.
Smart Cities are beginning to develop all over the world, and with that, revolutionary technology has risen with the power to completely change our way of life.
The Projectmates team has been super busy this year enhancing Projectmates mobile and web versions to better serve our users.
A major component of smart construction project management is having accurate and real-time information on the progress of the various projects.
Technology has completely revolutionized our way of life in so many different ways, including through Mobility and the Cloud, Automation, IoT and Smart City Tech.
IoT (Internet of Things) and smart city technology have endless opportunities and applications. These smart city technological initiatives are being implemented in cities all over the world.
Recently, there has been some movement on the infrastructure improvement program with the United States Department of Transportation receiving $500 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants.
Healthcare has experienced a major shift in their focus when it comes to Capital Improvement Projects.
Construction project management software is a hot button word for many people in the industry. The following list is three crucial things all capital construction project management software solutions should have.
According to tradition, the 7 deadly sins are going to cause you to run into trouble. In the immortal words of Taylor Swift, I knew you were trouble when you walked in...
What is the best software integration? When you choose a construction program management software solution, the main thing to determine is convenience and reliability.
Projectmates has identified the consumers need for mobility and portability when it comes to construction project management, providing owners with full unrestricted access to all projects even while away from the desktop.
Technology is advancing at an exponential rate, while also becoming less expensive. As a result, cities all around the globe are aspiring to become "smart cities".
Getting tired of work? It's time to take a day off and get some rest. Happy Labor Day from Projectmates to you!
Construction projects are becoming more and more complex every day. With this growing complexity, the importance for efficiently managing everything in one place is also increasing.
New technology, combined with a tougher economy, is yielding new project delivery models for the construction industry today.
Hurricane Harvey made land fall three days ago and has unleashed a huge amount of rainfall across Texas and parts of Louisiana. Displacing over 17,000 residents as of Tuesday morning, many people are coming together to help in any way they can.
When developing a mobile application, there are a lot of factors to consider when choosing between the development options.
Contract management software should be designed using industry knowledge and best practices utilizing standards created adhering to AIA standards.
The way cities are being managed is headed for a revolution. City officials are employing many different types of technologies in order to make their cities operate more efficiently than ever.
As the sun gets closer to coming to an eclipse this afternoon, we at Projectmates are very excited. Whether you can see the entirety of the eclipse or not, if you are in North America you will be able to see it partially.
President Trump made news recently by announcing some important details of his infrastructure plan during his budget request in May. The rebuilding plan will allocate 200 billion dollars into capital construction projects over the next decade, with the big picture goal of creating a 1 trillion-dollar investment in capital projects.
As our society becomes even more connected through the web, ransomware has evolved over the years and become a significant threat to businesses, government agencies, as well as both financial and academic institutions.
Projectmates has a very long history of looking forward and seeing emerging technology trends that will impact the market.
The topic of web app vs native app has been hotly debated in the software industry for many years. We are often asked by many of our current and prospective clients where we stand on the issue, and for us here at Projectmates, the right choice is clear.
Commercial and government business is changing when it comes to handling capital construction project management from an owner's perspective.
Projectmates award winning system can be implemented in just 2-4 months, reducing risk to clients who have projects requiring oversight and leveraging return on investment by being up and running quickly.
Similar to Hamlet, Projectmates often looks to the future to see what is on the horizon and to ponder the age old question of what will come next.
Your desktop isn't always within arm's reach. Your phone, however, is always ready and waiting — and that's something we want you to take full advantage of.
We all know that software should be easy to use and intuitive, but the majority of solutions available today come with a steep learning curve and a glossary of new definitions to learn.
Projectmates has been asked by many school and government entities if we include ActiveX controls. We do not, and here is why.
Projectmates brings you the necessary features to manage your construction project workflow. Do you utilize these processes with your construction project management software?
Projectmates offers the government industry expansive options in the digital age to increase efficiencies by harnessing smart city technology.
If you have been wondering how to streamline your capital construction projects, you have come to the right place. In the world of construction project management, efficiency is critical, and we are here to offer a solution.
If your company uses a partner for collection, processing, and retention of sensitive information it is best practice to make sure the data is secure.
If you are in the market for construction management software, you are probably looking for the right one that will fit your needs. Does the software you are considering possess these 4 key attributes?
How would you like to streamline your data entry and minimize risk? By using Projectmates software for your construction needs, you can increase efficiency and optimize your budget.
NTMWD is now using Projectmates, a web-based project management and collaboration tool that allows us to more efficiently manage construction projects.
The Projectmates team wants to wish you a happy and safe Independence Day weekend!
A new review by GetApp has some positive things to say about the new Projectmates Construction Management App.
The Construction Industry is experiencing a massive transformation from paper processes to web-based, collaborative, paperless processes.
A Project Manager at a National GC Firm, reports he is worried his fast track project may not finish on schedule due to an outstanding Change Order pending approval.
Nando's (H Street) in Washington has been shortlisted for the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards. The winners will be announced October 5th at London's King's Cross. Stay tuned!
Projectmates is revolutionary when it comes to construction bid management and integration into Owner-Focused project management software for construction.
Projectmates is a proud sponsor and supporter of CMAA, which is North America's only dedicated organization that addresses the interests of professional construction and program management.
Every year, Projectmates participates as an exhibitor at the ICSC RECon global convention. Held at the Las Vegas Convention center, the 4-day event came together with a whopping 37,000 attendees!
Digitalization is changing the way one company does business – Building materials supplier 84 Lumber Co.
Held in Richardson, TX at the Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel from October 13-14, 2016, the Projectmates 2016 Annual Conference provided sessions for every level of Projectmates user.
Since the Projectmates 2016 Annual Conference is a two-day conference, you'll have plenty of learning opportunities! Don't miss out on these great benefits...
Save the date! The Projectmates 2016 Annual Conference is underway. The conference will be held at the Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel from October 13-14, 2016.
LIDL USA has set up its US headquarters in Arlington, VA and has its sights set on an aggressive construction schedule, starting with the East Coast.
Does your company have a unique process that requires a specialized form and approval process? Maybe you're tracking this information in Excel today and are frustrated by the inefficiencies and lack of reporting options. Bring that process to life with the Projectmates custom business process (CBP) engine.
Do you know what you are looking for in a construction management software? Find out in this installment of "Questions to Ask before Investing in Construction Management Software," which focuses on Data Security and SaaS Solution Providers.
Brandon Hawthorne at RaceTrac was a guest co-host at our last webinar and discussed the challenges and successes of leveraging Projectmates program reports and dashboards at RaceTrac. RaceTrac is a leader in retail gasoline convenience stores.
Projectmates Version 14.5 is due to be released on November 14! In addition to the numerous enhancements that we've made to existing functionalities, we're excited to showcase our brand new Mobile App for iOS and Android!
Save the date! Systemates, Inc. is having our first annual Projectmates User Conference. The conference will be held at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX on Thursday, November 5th.
Kieran Stone, Director of Construction at Trader Joe's for 10 years, was a guest co-host at our last webinar and discussed the challenges and successes of leveraging Projectmates schedules for new stores, remodels, relocations, and expansions. Regardless if you are managing one project or 100 projects, you need to understand, manage and communicate your program schedule.
Our second Power Hour Webinar featured Projectmates' brand new Global Aproval Process! We hope everyone enjoyed our walkthrough of this highly requested feature.
Our first Power Hour Monthly Webinar was a smashing success! For those that were unable to make it, check out this overview of the document management tips we covered.
Are people pleasers pushovers? Unassertive? Nonsense! The Projectmates team is proud to say that we are people pleasers through and through.
Projectmates Retail Construction Program Management Software made an appearance at RECON 2015 in Las Vegas. Great business, a great venue, and fuzzy animal scooters ensured that the Projectmates team had an absolute blast attending this year!
Many construction programs today continue to rely on archaic methods such as Excel spreadsheets to keep their projects on track. Managing a high volume of projects in this manner can be incredibly tedious as project data becomes scattered across spreadsheets. Learn how Projectmates makes it all too easy to excel without Excel!
Ghost Schedules are employed behind the scenes on construction projects for various reasons and purposes. They are typically created from a perceived or desired need for a more reliable schedule by one of the parties to the contract. See how Projectmates tackles this ghastly construction issue!
Purchasing new construction program management software is an incredibly daunting decision. A deciding factor on whether or not a software service is right for a company is dependent on those who will be using it. Find out how job roles in a company effect these purchase decisions.
Most people have better memory retention when they see a graph, chart or table as opposed to raw data. That's why you've got to love Projectmates with its versatile dashboard reporting.
The world of construction has always had few constants and many variables. Delays, change orders, budget shortfalls, fluctuating owners' needs, and technological changes require constant modifications to the project.
For many enterprise web applications such as Projectmates, Internet Explorer has long been the web browser of necessity with the desktop computer being the only option for devices. If you're considering construction management software, be sure the software is available where and how your team needs it.
The Projectmates team and about a dozen enterprise clients celebrated the launch of version 13.0 at the Texas Rangers Stadium. And the Rangers won. It was a win for all!
The Projectmates team has been hard at work with their upcoming software version. Can you believe that a month from today, Projectmates V13 will be here? I'll bet you didn't know that Projectmates is also having a launch party in celebration of the release!
Each stage of construction is dependent on the previous one. Starting from the design and bidding process through project completion, to preventative maintenance. The entire project lifecycle is connected. A great construction project management software creates a lifecycle workflow where all the different parts are connected.
Impress your project team with custom web forms and modules you can build yourself in Projectmates.
Jennifer Grieser, Construction Analyst for Le Duff America and Alan Davis, Engineer at Alan Plummer Associates, Inc. have a roundtable discussion at CMAA North Texas over how Projectmates Construction Program Management Software has helped them to improve their construction workflow, covering topics including accountability, automation, consistency, reporting, and RFI and submittal tracking.
Montclair State University, the second largest university in New Jersey, had two problems. First, University enrollment had risen over 70% in less than 10 years, creating the need for expansion and improvement of the campus' physical assets. Second, outdated technology made it difficult for executives to have a clear pictures of the health of their projects.
Jeff Skimel, Sr. Global Project Manager at Panduit, discusses the challenges and successes of managing a 29,000 Sq Ft office renovation in Mexico.
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