Prepare for the New Revenue Recognition Standards
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
9:00AM - 10:00AM PDT
It’s time for contractors to embrace and prepare for new GAAP revenue recognition standards developed by FASB. The new standards promise quicker payments and better cash flow—but only if contractors have the proper framework in place to capture and properly communicate the critical data.
Join Tim Wilson, national industry partner for construction and real estate at BKD CPAs & Advisors, for an overview of how you can prepare your organization to adhere to, and benefit from, the new standards.
Take 15 - How to Accurately Capture Time in the Field
Friday, April 27, 2018
9:00AM - 9:15AM PDT
Manual processes and paper timesheets make capturing time in the field challenging. Accurately recording and coding labor and equipment time using a paper-based process requires the manual delivery of information to payroll and the time-consuming steps of reentering information into back-office software programs for validation and processing.
Join product expert Derek Wielkopolski to learn how Viewpoint’s Field Time saves time, improves accuracy, provides real-time data and reduces risks.
Take 15 - Streamlining Your Service Operation
Friday, May 11, 2018
9:00AM - 9:15AM PDT
In any service organization, the execution of every work order involves many people who are often using paper or other manual processes to capture vital information. Lack of real-time data can mean the difference between profitable, efficient operations with happy, repeat clients and work lost due to poorly serviced contracts and dissatisfied customers.
Product expert Heather Smith will share how Spectrum's integrated service management platform and it’s powerful Service Tech mobile application can turn your technicians into their own managers, increase the efficiency of work, and boost profits of your service organization.
Take 15 - Integrate Document and Project Management to Create One System of Record
Friday, May 25, 2018
9:00AM - 9:15AM PDT
A huge amount of information is created during a construction project—everything from drawings, models and specifications to contracts, RFIs, invoices and equipment warranties. Often, project and document management systems are disconnected. Using a separate FTP site for document storage not only makes it more difficult for everyone on your project team to find what they need but also to work collaboratively.
Join product expert Wesley Balance as he provides a quick overview of how Viewpoint’s Team Project Management provides an integrated solution providing both secure document storage and intuitive management of RFIs, submittals, issues and other collaborative workflows.
Practical Applications of Lean Six Sigma Concepts to Improve Efficiency and Organizational Productivity (Recording)
Webinar recorded on October 26, 2017
The focus of many construction organizations remains fixed on cost reduction and efficiency. With the downward pressure on price, contractors continue to examine areas of their business where waste, however large or small, is prevalent. As schedules contract, expectations rise and margins remain in a fragile balance, it is imperative that the construction industry examine its operations and develop sound, lean and efficient processes. Replicable tools and processes will help firms be competitive today and sustain an advantage tomorrow.
Improving Operations by Connecting your Office, Project Teams, and Field Staff (Recording)
Webinar recorded on October 26, 2017
Consistently profitable contractors share many of the same best practices. Key among them is a streamlined flow of information between all the different stakeholders and participants in a project. New technologies are emerging that enable these connections—but is the industry ready to put them into play?
In this webinar our panel of industry experts discuss the emerging trends in information technologies that can have the biggest impact on your bottom line.
Introducing Spectrum Business Intelligence (Recording)
Webinar recorded on September 7, 2017
Spectrum Business Intelligence is much more than a report-writing tool or dashboard generator. It puts you in control of your data, letting you analyze what is relevant to you, in formats that make sense to you. Using easy drag-and-drop features, you can access and compare data from a variety of sources, apply measurements and dynamic calculations with a few clicks of a button. Create the types of comprehensive reports you want, using business analytic tools that once required your IT department or expensive third-party consultants to build.
Watch this special webinar for your own up close and personal look at how Spectrum Business Intelligence works—how it could save valuable time and resources, and leading to smarter business decisions.
Connecting Actual Job Costs Back to Estimating (Recording)
Webinar recorded on August 24, 2017
One of the biggest risks to a company in a low-margin construction economy is executing a project differently than how it was estimated (and vice versa). The best way to maintain profitability is to create field-friendly budgets, to aggressively track and manage direct costs, and to incorporate actual performance into future estimates.
Connecting and Empowering Your Entire Workforce with Spectrum® Construction Software (Recording)
Webinar recorded on May 17, 2017
Join us for a look at Spectrum Construction Software and see how this powerful, complete construction management solution can streamline your operations, expand access to data to everyone in your company, dramatically improve collaboration, and speed up projects—all at a lower cost of ownership.
Best Practices for Recruiting and Retention and an Exclusive Look at Spectrum Talent Management (Recording)
Webinar recorded on March 14, 2017
Recruit. Retain. Repeat. If only it was that easy. What is your organization doing to attract and retain employees? In this emerging economy the skill gaps can be deep and wide. If you don’t have a plan in place to recruit and engage with high performers, your company and worse yet, your customers, could suffer from the exit of top talent.
The 179D Deduction for Efficiency Updates, an Underutilized Tax Incentive (Recording)
Webinar recorded on March 1, 2017
The construction, architecture, and engineering industry is flooded with demand for more efficient lighting, HVAC, and envelope systems. Thanks to the 179D Deduction, construction, architecture, and engineering companies that design and install these systems in to publicly-owned buildings may be eligible for a lucrative tax break! Enjoy this free webinar, hosted by Dexter + Chaney and presented by Brady Bryan and Yong Jeon with BRAYN Consulting.
Achieving More Collaborative, Profitable Projects with Spectrum Project Management (Recording)
Webinar recorded on February 21, 2017
Join us for an exclusive look inside Spectrum Project Management and see why thousands of contractors are able to streamline their projects and turn them into well-oiled machines. Spectrum is designed to unify your project teams, whether in the office or the field, inside the organization or out, vendors, subcontractors and more to ensure that the most up-to-date data gets in the hands of the people who need it, when they need it.
Why Contractors Choose Spectrum® Construction Software (Recording)
Webinar recorded on February 14, 2017
See why thousands of contractors across North America have chosen Spectrum® Construction Software as their software for complete business management. Cloud-based and mobile-friendly, Spectrum streamlines work across your entire organization with applications for: Construction Accounting, Project Management, Equipment Management, HR & Payroll, Materials Management, Purchasing & Inventory, Service Management and Business Intelligence
The R&D Tax Credit–A Powerful Tax Incentive for the Construction, Architecture, and Engineering Industry (Recording)
Webinar recorded on February 8, 2017
Every year, the construction, architecture, and engineering industries miss an opportunity to help their bottom lines—the R&D Tax. Contrary to popular belief, research and development goes beyond the laboratory and includes the activities many contractors believe to be “routine.” Enjoy this free webinar recording, hosted by Dexter + Chaney and presented by Brady Bryan and Yong Jeon with BRAYN Consulting, and learn how your company could harness this powerful tax incentive.