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CPM Scheduling in Construction Needs an Overhaul

I have spent a long time working in a consultative capacity in the construction industry and the most common service that I am hired to offer is “delay analysis” and “claims prep” services. So, I am essentially a person...

New Year’s Resolutions for Construction Project Managers In 2016

  New Year’s Resolutions for Construction Project Managers In 2016 The holidays are over, another year has passed, and it is time to for our annual fresh start…….I for one am going to try to go easy on the...

Daily Reports – the Most Important Documents in Construction?

What would you think if I were to tell you that daily reports are the most important set of documents to any contractor involved in the commercial construction industry? Let me guess, you’d think I’m crazy. It probably seems...

Is your Construction Project a Turducken? By Michael Pink, CEO of Construx Solutions

How Subcontractors should manage through congested, compressed and accelerated projects Oh, the holiday season is upon us and I am starting to talk with people about their holiday plans, holiday parties, and holiday meals.  One of the meals that...

SmartPM Named A Top 20 Most Promising Construction Software

SmartPM By Construx has been recognized by CIO Review Magazine as a Top 20 Most Promising Construction Technology Solution.  Please read the full article here:    SmartPM Top 20 in CIO Review    

Why Construction Project Managers Should Act More Like Football Coaches

  By Michael Pink – CEO of Construx Solutions, LLC I have spent many years supporting construction companies on the best practices in construction and the most common thread that I see in successful construction company might surprise you...

Construction Change Management

Accepted wisdom tells us that the more things change, the more they stay the same. This is especially true with regard to construction projects. Changes in scope, specs, schedules, etc., are as much a part of the job as...

7 Proactive Steps a Construction Company Can Take to Avoid Losses and Claims

By Michael Pink  CEO Construx Solutions Advisory Group I am a consultant who has spent the past 15 years of my career assisting entities involved in commercial construction in various ways. Because the industry is the way it is,...

Construction Schedule Delay Analysis: The Sign of a Flawed Process

by Michael Pink, CEO of Construx Solutions I am a construction consultant who is often hired to help companies in commercial construction understand why their respective projects are delayed and over budget. This type of analysis is typically performed...

Construction Project Data: Capture it. Study it.

By Construx Solutions CEO – Michael Pink The construction industry is the last industry out there to truly embrace the power of raw data analysis, and the industry statistics show it. Last time I checked, on average 75% of...