Blog by David Moyer

As if the Estimating Process Wasn't Challenging Enough!

12-05-2022 10:08 AM By David Moyer - Comment(s)
As if the Estimating Process Wasn't Challenging Enough!
Accurately estimating construction projects is risky enough, now you must factor in inflation coupled with supply chain delays

You might be receiving bids from subcontractors that look unusually high. During this time of rising material costs, those higher-than-normal bids could be completely ...

No "RISK"  =  No "REWARD"

04-25-2022 6:05 PM By David Moyer - Comment(s)
No "RISK"  =  No "REWARD"

What if there was a new tool that could increase the productivity of your estimating department by 25-30%? I know, you’re skeptical, but so were framing crews, before they retired their hammers and replaced them with nail guns.


Maybe a more closely related example are estimators that replaced their...

You will pay the "Price" if you don't know the "Cost"!

04-11-2022 12:46 PM By David Moyer - Comment(s)
You will pay the "Price" if you don't know the "Cost"!

As a general contractor, you are required to know the price of getting the work done on any given trade, but also knowing the cost puts you in a far better negotiating position. If all you do is manage bids submitted by subcontractors, and you don’t have some level of budgetary estimate to compare t...

Construction Companies Need To "Eat Their Own Dog Food"

04-04-2022 2:05 PM By David Moyer - Comment(s)

The term "eat your own dog food" means that a company uses its own products and services.  And so...


You’ve just acquired a new software application that will provide measurable benefit to your company…now what?

Well, the good news is, you’re a general contractor, so you know ...

Construction & The Cloud

03-21-2022 6:27 PM By David Moyer - Comment(s)

The movement of software applications to cloud services comes with many advantages; improved scalability, less IT overhead, able to easily work anywhere you can find an internet connection, and more frequent application updates / enhancements. In most cases Cloud solutions even allow a company to ta...

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