Construction work has to be completed more efficiently than ever. Construction Business Owner says that the combination of a skilled labor shortage and rising material costs are to blame. “The work is there, but it has to be done more efficiently than ever, with a more frugal use of materials and a potentially smaller, less experienced crew.”
Construction companies face a tough decision when it comes to automation in the industry, but the choice is clear: do, or die. Why? If you can’t keep up with demands, you run the risk of overspending on labor or materials, disappointing client and even failing your business.
Digital Automation in Construction
Construction technology has seen more than $10 billion in technology investments over the last decade. While investors have been waiting patiently for an upsurge in the digitalization of the industry, no one was prepared for how badly the industry would need it. Between the labor shortage that doesn’t look like it will correct itself anytime soon and the material prices skyrocketing 9% from May 2017 to May 2018, the construction industry must adopt technology in order to keep up with the workload.
Automation Software: The First Step to Change
According to Construction Business Owner, the first step to automating your construction company is to start with the “low-hanging fruit.” What is this? Construction software like DrawAlert, which offers way to streamline the construction process. CBO’s exact example for beginning the automation process is to find a software that streamlines your paperwork-heavy processes. DrawAlert does this and more.
Between tracking all work in one place so everyone can see daily reports and paperwork to providing a standardized document repository for all project data, DrawAlert is a simple way to start with the “low-hanging fruit” CBO refers to. DrawAlert is your one-stop shop for saving time, reducing costs and improving results by:
- Standardizing the construction process and reducing data input
- Allowing collaboration between all parties to promote top-to-bottom transparency
- Automatically notifying all members of draw alerts, digital signature tracking and auto-updated project documentation
Digital Automation: Choose DrawAlert
Taking standard construction processes from time-consuming and error-prone to digitized and automated not only saves you time and money on your projects, but improves their overall results. DrawAlert accomplishes all of this, while promoting transparency for all and a more open business practice between project parties. Are you ready to make the shift toward digital automation? Contact DrawAlert to schedule a demo.