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  • Estimating Strategy #4: Differentiate Yourself from the Competition

    Date: Fri, Oct 9, 2020Time: 10AM PT / 1PM ET In the competitive bid environment, general contractors will win only 1 out of 6 bids and subcontractors only 1 out of 7 bids. In the wrong situation, win rates can be as low as 1 out of every 35. It is time to move on to a different method of bidding. A recent analysis identified five key factors a contractor uses for competitive aggressiveness. Join us in this webinar so we can share these five key factors that can help you define a [...]

    Date: Tue, Sep 29, 2020Time: 10AM PT / 1PM ET In the construction world, it is important to keep a close eye on the numbers. Many construction companies are so focused on building that they struggle to keep an eye on the financial information. It is important to know the financial status of your business daily, can you do the following? Find accurate information to make an informed decision at a moment's notice.See red flags and act decisively to take corrective action.Take [...]

    Estimating Strategy 3: Change The Playing Field

    Date: Fri, Sep 25, 2020Time: 10AM PT / 1PM ET Many contractors make the mistake of using the “SHOTGUN APPROACH” to estimating. Do you bid on every job you can? Do you reduce your markup in hopes of increasing your chances of winning the bid? Is expanding your geographic boundaries part of your business strategy? It is time to move from the “SHOTGUN APPROACH” to estimating and implement a true estimating strategy. When you have such a strategy in place, you change the playing [...]

    Lunch & Learn: Better Data and AP Automation for Construction Professionals

    Date: Wed, Aug 26, 2020Time: 11am PT / 2pm ET  A better data management experience begins with Digitek. Offering solutions designed especially for construction management and finance teams, discover a solution-set that takes Accounts Payable (AP) to a new level.   Sage Construction Accounting Software, an industry-leading ERP system, is joined by integrators that understand how your business works. TimberScan, by Core Associates, has teamed-up [...]

    Mobile Time Entry from Anywhere

    Date: Thu, Aug 20, 2020Time: 12pm PT / 3pm ET hh2 Remote Payroll is a cloud-based time entry solution for construction. It supports both employee labor and equipment time. Sync with your accounting system seamlessly, hh2 Remote Payroll streamlines and automates gathering, approving, and reporting job-costed payroll data from remote job sites. Join this webinar to learn how you can: Eliminate double entry from paper timesheet to systemCustomized multiple time entry [...]

    Estimating Strategy #2: Use Data to Find Solutions

    Date: Fri, Aug 7, 2020Time: 10AM PT / 1PM ET Let’s assume you have gathered true job cost data and know-how these costs look like. The next step is to apply this data to control your cost. In this webinar, we’ll demonstrate how you can: Configure your database using true job costsAnalyze the estimating dataImplement the finding into your future bids Whether you’re submitting a hard bid or working through numerous plan changes on a design-build project, Sage Estimating [...]

    Sage Estimating Product Tour

    Date: Wed, July 29, 2020Time: 11AM PT / 2PM ET Sage Estimating offers a comprehensive product suite that provides you the data, takeoff, reporting, and other tools you need to produce accurate Estimates in less time on the path to more jobs and increased profitability. Please join us to see Sage Estimating and eTakeOff Dimension suite in action. You will learn: The flexibility of multiple takeoff methods to meet your business needs from hard bid to conceptualA seamless [...]

    Why your construction business has outgrown QuickBooks?

    Date: Wed, July 15, 2020Time: 10AM PT / 1PM ET Whether its core financial information, job cost & production info or basic analysis and reporting, many accounting software products lack the ability to provide these essential insights. In uncertain times (or anytime for that matter) you want a construction accounting system that will provide you with full insight into your job costing, give you the ability to tighten cost controls, prevent overruns and build a reliable cost [...]

    Estimating Strategy 1: Use Technology to Develop Good Data

    Date: Wed, July 8, 2020Time: 10AM PT / 1PM ET Using the power of the Sage Estimating suite, we will show you how to take advantage of the same technology that the ENR Top 400 contractors use for estimating success. The implementation of the right technology will give you the power to improve your bid-win ratio as well as improve budget performance on your projects. Contractors and their estimating teams want to know how they can implement solutions to achieve this objective but just [...]

    How your Accounting Team will Benefit from Estimating Software?

    Date: Wed, June 10, 2020Time: 9AM PT / 12PM ET Estimating is not an isolated activity and your job profits begin with the estimate. To maximize your job profits, you need an Estimating software that integrates with Accounting and Project Management software. When data can flow freely between estimating, accounting, and project management, you eliminate the error-filled manual entry process, foster better project collaboration, and launch your business with a new strategy towards [...]