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Technology: How it Can Help Construction and other Trade Contractors be More Efficient and Competitive

Eric Weisbot   February 6, 2019

Throughout the United States, there are more than 10 million individuals who work in the construction industry in some capacity. Many of these workers are licensed construction or other trade contractors who work independently of a large firm or company. Being a construction or other trade contrac...

The Ultimate List of Safety Tips for Construction Contractors

Eric Weisbot   December 5, 2018

The construction industry has enjoyed continuous growth for the last decade, with more projects taking place in both residential and commercial environments. While becoming a licensed construction contractor still provides a profitable career path for those with the skills and knowledge to succeed, the industry remains riddled with hazards and risks to both workers and project owners.

Field Service in the Cloud

Madeline Reynolds   August 14, 2018

The volume of people switching to cloud-based software is indicative of a revolution of sorts, with the days of running multiple systems to handle business tasks like scheduling, invoicing and service management, disappearing into the past as we race towards the future.

Enabling IoT for your simPRO-powered business

Curtis Thomson   June 19, 2018

In a series of articles I have talked about IoT and the massive potential it holds for field service businesses, as well as what to do in order to start preparing your business for IoT.

simPRO Heads West To Capture Californian Solar and Security Markets

Belinda Kelly   May 1, 2018

simPRO has expanded to California as part of a strategic expansion to the booming west coast solar and security markets.

Keeping up with growth in the electronic security industry

Glenn Nott   April 30, 2018

As technology in the 21st century continues to advance, so too does the industry for electronic security. Now it seems that every year there is a variety of new programs and systems released, all aimed at improving security in any and every aspect of a consumer’s life.

How Planning & Streamlining Alleviates North America’s Labor Shortage

Glenn Nott   March 2, 2018

As a business all about streamlining business management, there’s a startling trend that has swept across North America, which becomes more visible as each new generation prepares to join the labor workforce.

Add Fuel to the Fire

Tim Smith   December 11, 2017

Growing up on a farm in the hills of southwestern Pennsylvania, I always had a lengthy chore list from my father, who also had a particular way that he wanted things to be done.

It may have been the approach to crop rotation in the garden, the proper maintenance of our equipment, or even the method in how we fed and cared for our animals – there was a specific process in order to keep our farm running smoothly.

Schedule smarter with job management software

Andrew Crowe   October 12, 2017

As a field service business owner, one of the challenges you might face is managing expectations as you scale up the venture.

As your customer base grows, you’ll need to change to cope with additional customer demands, increased orders, and more complex services you may now need to offer.

Your team and your systems need to be prepared to handle your business’ transformation – and efficient staff scheduling is vital.

5 ways to improve your estimating skills

Andrew Crowe   October 11, 2017

When you price a job accurately and win it, it can deliver instant improvements to your bottom line – but getting it wrong can be a very expensive mistake.

These five tips can help you improve your estimating skills and secure your project’s success.