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Executive Report From ProEst: The green building industry, spurred in part by the Energy Crisis in the 1970s, has continued to gain traction in the United States and around the world, helped along by a growing awareness of environmental issues and increased government support. Read More

Executive Report From ProEst: In this Executive Insight report, ProEst takes a closer look at how your construction company can increase the likelihood of submitting a winning bid and highlights seven precon strategies that the most successful contractors use to fill the project pipeline and stay busy with profitable work. Read More

Executive Report From ProEst: Like any business, a construction company looks for opportunities that will drive revenue and deliver the best possible business outcomes. Winning bids and running profitable jobs can make that happen, but only when people and processes work smoothly from initial proposal to final closeout. As most construction professionals will tell you, that’s easier said than done. Read More 

Executive Report From ProEst: Let’s face it, sometimes conventional “wisdom” is anything but. The construction industry is changing so fast that it can be hard to separate fact from fiction, especially when it comes to advances in technology. That’s why it may be time to let go of assumptions and learn the real truth about estimating in the cloud. Read More

Executive Report From ProEst: Executive Report From ProEst: Research shows that nearly 70% of all business initiatives that are focused on operational and process change fail to live up to their promises, mostly due to insufficient preparation and a lack of “cultural conditioning.” Simply put, if team members aren’t ready to embrace a new way of working, the best technology in the world won’t be effective — and what seemed like a wise investment becomes a waste of money instead. Read more

Executive Report From ProEst: The construction industry, like every other business sector, has its leaders — and its followers. Winning construction companies are typically better at applying innovative new practices and behaviors than those with an overly cautious "wait and see" attitude. Read More

Executive Report From ProEst: In this guide, we’ll identify the five steps your company should take to successfully transition to a digital estimating and pre-construction management solution—and hear from a few contractors who have embraced the cloud-based ProEst platform. By adopting a measured and sequential approach—and asking yourself key questions along the way—your move to a fully digital solution can deliver the long-term business benefits your company needs to succeed. Read More

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced the worldwide availability of Autodesk Takeoff, a new product that empowers estimators to perform 2D and 3D quantification workflows from a common data environment to increase collaboration, speed and accuracy during the estimation process. Read More

The past year accelerated the need for technology within the construction industry. What we are hearing now is that technology is factoring heavily into how our customers are approaching 2021 and beyond. Read More

Executive Report From ProEst: Today’s mobile devices are remarkable tools, offering the kind of advanced capabilities that can—and should—be leveraged for competitive advantage. In this Executive Insight report, we’ll take a closer look at how smartphones, tablets and other wireless communication devices are delivering important business benefits to construction companies of all sizes, and why it’s essential to make mobile capabilities your #1 business priority. Read More