Software automates many of these tasks as well as others such as managing resources across multiple projects, developing and updating project schedules, and ensuring the project is profitable.
This software should produce real time, accurate data reports, allow exporting to other third-party software like Microsoft Excel, and help managers evaluate project statuses and identify areas that are at-risk, under-performing, or falling behind schedule.
This can help to increase contractor productivity, improve project workflow processes, and aid in document security. The construction document management system should also be able to integrate with other types of business productivity software like Excel.
Finally, businesses today need construction management software that can work across both desktop and mobile platforms. The ability for supervisors, sub-contractors and employees to access all cloud-based project data while at the actual job site cannot be underestimated.