Collaboration is a Chief Component to Success

December 12, 2018 Karli Langner

 

On a jobsite, it’s important to perform smarter, faster, and more productively. To achieve that goal, collaborative technologies must be embedded into processes to transform the way business partners work together to turn knowledge into action and create new ways to culminate productivity.

Construction jobs are riddled with complexities – the larger the job, the more difficult it is to ensure operations are running smoothly. Online collaboration software has the power to dramatically change the jobsite, from enhanced task management to better communication and relationships.

Put Paper in the Past

With a platform of instant communication and almost unlimited storage, who needs paper?

There are many advantages to going paper-free, the first and perhaps most obvious one is the positive environmental impact. Less paper means less natural resources wasted.

Aside from the environmental benefit, going paperless proves advantageous space and money-wise. The hassle of chasing down paper tickets becomes a thing of the past, as everything can be located through the online portal. Do away with filing cabinets and folders that clutter your work space daily. Not to mention, eliminating nearly $0.50 per paper ticket can create significant cost savings for your business.

Efficiency Like You Wouldn’t Believe

With collaboration software, the same information is easily accessible to all parties, creating transparency for all involved. Information sharing has a primary impact on improving the level of trust that business partners have with one another – and collaboration gives each constituent the power to limit the number of financial, business, and operational risks and keeps jobs on track. When everyone is working together, operational transparency and efficiencies can drive results to new levels.

Keep Supply Chain in Check

The speed at which materials can be delivered is important to complete a job. Collaborative tools possess the ability to help supply chains quickly react to demand. They provide visibility from end-to-end across the supply chain, helping managers to deter risks from missed deliveries and speeding fulfillment.

Collaboration between trading partners is important for projects to move forward on time and on budget.

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