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Exploring Holistic Fleet Management at October EquipmentSHIFT Conference

If You Manage Equipment, Look Into Joining the Association of Equipment Management Professional (AEMP)

The AEMP (Association of Equipment Management Professionals) held its annual EquipmentSHIFT conference in Ohio late last month, and I was fortunate enough to be selected to make a presentation on how a more connected approach to construction fleet maintenance and management can improve uptime, utilization and efficiency. I touched on software solutions for maintenance, field tracking and resource scheduling/dispatching, but  Read More

John Kane

Construction Operations Software Optimization

TAX INCENTIVES FOR YEAR-END CAPITAL EXPENSES

Now Could be a Good Time to buy Construction Software

It’s that time of year. Kids have gone back to school, the leaves are changing color, the air is getting crisp and… Year-end tax planning strategies are front of mind! But seriously, folks, with the fall season upon us, it’s time to revisit or start tax planning for the coming year-end, and  year-end purchase of capital equipment – including software  Read More

B2W PLATFORM IS TECHNOLOGY PRODUCT OF THE YEAR FINALIST

New Hampshire High Tech Council cites disruptive innovation and value to construction industry

The ONE Platform is well known in heavy construction, and now it’s getting some heavy recognition in technology circles in its home state. The New Hampshire High Tech Council named the ONE Platform as a finalist for its annual High Tech Product of the Year Award. The winner will be chosen at the group’s Product of the Year dinner on  Read More

Greg Norris

Construction Operations Software Optimization

New B2W Videos Take a Humorous Look at Familiar Challenges

More space creates opportunities for in-house training for regional clients

A new video series from B2W takes a lighthearted look at one of heavy construction’s most important workflow challenges. Scheduling and dispatching resources has a huge impact on profitability. The videos are about a minute long and explore what can and very often does go wrong when contractors rely on old-school solutions to get people, equipment and materials to the  Read More

Joe Gardner

Software Optimization

Growing B2W Team In Atlanta Moves to Larger Facility

More space creates opportunities for in-house training for regional clients

B2W Software has relocated its offices in Atlanta to accommodate growth and create new training opportunities for its clients in the southeastern United States. B2W is headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The Atlanta office, established in 2007 is now located in the TechRise building at 3405 Piedmont Rd. NE., adjacent to the new Atlanta Tech Village. “There is a wave  Read More

Greg Norris

Construction Operations Industry Trends Software Optimization

PRODUCTION TARGETS: WHAT THEY ARE AND WHY YOU SHOULD USE THEM

Setting daily expectations more accurately to improve job management

Timely, data-driven decision making is a key to successful heavy construction operations, and contractors can’t make good decisions without gauging actual performance in the field against the expectations established in the estimate. That comparison on a daily basis provides supervisors with the means to address job issues and make corrections days or even weeks before reports can be generated through  Read More

Doug Seyler

Construction Operations Industry Trends Mobile Technology Software Optimization

YOU CAN’T DO THAT WITH A WHITEBOARD

9 Benefits of specialized software for scheduling and dispatching covered in new e-book

Getting crews, equipment and materials to the right place at the right time isn’t easy in the ever-changing construction environment. Doing it effectively goes a long way towards keeping projects on schedule and under budget. B2W has posted a new e-book outlining how moving to a single, specialized software system for scheduling and dispatching provides vital advantages over the chaotic  Read More

Mike Morneau

Estimating Software Optimization

GOING FROM B2W ESTIMATE PRO TO ENTERPRISE

5 Reasons it might be time to upgrade to the more powerful edition

Each of the three versions of B2W Estimate provides unparalleled performance and reliability. So why would you take the leap from the Professional edition to the Enterprise edition? If any of these situations apply to you, it might be time to upgrade. Business Growth – Your company is growing and you need a scalable solution. Adding to your workforce also  Read More

Greg Norris

B2W SOFTWARE’S 100-MILE MAN

Product manager completed grueling trail race for charity, camaraderie and personal accomplishment

Casual runners knock off 5k or 10k races, the serious ones attempt marathons, but not many even consider what John Sheedy took on in late July. The product manager who works primarily on the B2W Track and Schedule products covered the distance of nearly four marathons, completing the Vermont 100 Endurance Race. The event raised close to $150,000 for Vermont  Read More

Greg Norris

Construction Operations Software Optimization

New Survey Yields Interesting Results on Technology in Heavy Construction

Data shows awareness of benefits but also missed potential

Heavy construction companies know there’s a lot to gain when their office, field and maintenance operations run efficiently and communicate with each other in real time. Most recognize that they need software and mobile capabilities to make this happen. Still, many stop short of investing and continue to miss out on opportunities technology could provide. Those are key takeaways from  Read More

Greg Norris