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Under The Hood - Software Engine

Published July 2016 - CFMA Building Profits

This article, by Dexter + Chaney's John Chaney, will take you on a tour of today’s software engines to help you become familiar with how cloud-enabled and mobile friendly products work and what questions to ask as a confident and informed consumer.

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Messy desk with paperwork

Let me take you back to a time when double entry in a software system was the norm. This may be stirring up old nightmares for some of you, while others may be thinking, “take me back? This is how we’re doing it now!” If you're in the latter group, don't worry, below I will be explaining ways to eliminate the double entry headache.

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Employee Engagement

Building employee engagement with effective people management

Guest blog by Claire Kirk, BirdDogHR

Construction companies cannot thrive without productive employees, making them the organization’s main asset. An engaged employee not only produces quality work that benefits the company as a whole, but they motivate and assist others around them. Unfortunately engaged employees are hard to come by, and many engagement strategies are unsuccessful.

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Recycling Truck on Job Site

With a growing population and an aging infrastructure, construction and demolition sites are among the largest producers of trash. According to the Construction Materials Recycling Association (www.cdrecycling.org), the construction industry generates 325 million tons of waste in the United States each year that could have been recycled.

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Gallagher Asphalt Corp. Logo

SEATTLE, July 7, 2016: Thornton, Ill.-based heavy highway contractor and asphalt manufacturer Gallagher Asphalt Corp. has selected Dexter + Chaney’s Spectrum® Construction Software to replace software that is no longer being supported. Dexter + Chaney, the leader in cloud-based construction ERP software, offered a better user interface and navigation than competing software packages, the company’s controller, Stuart Cairo, said.

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Daqri Smart Helmet

Safety is one of the primary concerns of any project manager or company owner. By its nature, construction is an inherently dangerous industry due to the high physical requirements, difficult environment, dangerous heights and heavy equipment being used. With construction accidents adding around $10 billion annually to total construction costs, avoiding accidents is crucial to the success and well-being of any company.

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