Let's be frank, managing a construction project is a mammoth task, a challenge akin to juggling balls while walking a tightrope, except the balls are multi-ton structures and the tightrope is strung across the ever-changing landscape of industry regulations, economic volatility, and a demanding marketplace. The role of the project manager and superintendent in such a scenario? The juggler, of course. And what can lend these jugglers a third arm? The right construction technology.
However, designing software for construction isn’t exactly a walk in the park, more like a marathon across rough terrains, with occasional bouts of hailstorms thrown in for good measure. The unique nature of the construction environment, the sheer diversity of tasks, and the multiplicity of stakeholders with their varied needs make it a formidable challenge to create a tool that is genuinely useful, intuitive, and versatile. Yet, when it's done right, it's a game-changer.
There's no shortage of construction field software out there, each touting their unique selling propositions, from improving communication and documentation to streamlining processes and bolstering productivity. They promise to turn the chaotic maze of construction project management into a walk through a well-ordered park.
But a couple of solutions stand out. Disperse, a leading innovator in the construction tech sphere, has designed two tools that seem to tick all the right boxes.
Impulse is a powerful visual progress and performance tracking tool that promises to bring the future to the present. Its state-of-the-art features enhance decision-making, optimise efficiency, and ensure a high degree of control over project details.
On the other hand, Lookahead is a remarkable short-term scheduling tool that enables site teams to plan at a pace that's four times faster than traditional methods. Imagine the boost in productivity and the leap in efficiency.
As Deloitte's Engineering and Construction Industry Trends report underscores, the emergence of disruptive technologies is reshaping the construction industry. Embracing software like Impulse and Lookahead isn't just about staying competitive—it's about future-proofing and driving the industry forward.
And let's not forget, as pointed out by PwC's Emerging Trends in Real Estate: Global Outlook 2023, these advancements are not just trends but harbingers of the new norm in construction.
So, to our dear jugglers—project managers and superintendents—don't let the complexity of construction projects bog you down. The right construction field software is not just a tool; it's a powerful ally.
"Engineering and Construction Industry Trends." Deloitte, https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/energy-and-resources/articles/engineering-and-construction-industry-trends.html. Accessed 14 June 2023.
"Emerging Trends in Real Estate: Global Outlook 2023." PwC, https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/industries/financial-services/real-estate/emerging-trends-real-estate/emerging-trends-real-estate-global-outlook-2023.html. Accessed 14 June 2023.