Mobility and construction: making better decisions

In today’s day and age, technology is the key to profitable project management. Mobile devices and construction software have been developed to improve operational efficiencies not only in the office but in the field as well.  Contractors who have implemented software to perform inspections, replacing spreadsheets, have noticed a positive difference to their bottom line. Mobile devices are now becoming much more accessible and affordable and allow the construction industry to become more efficient, see value into true numbers, and gain the ability to find a profit in every job.

In recent years, Construction businesses have witnessed a theme showing the important lessons come from companies enduring challenges and being pushed to their limits. Since then business owners have realized survival of the fittest is not determined by being the most well-known name in the market or simply just doing the best work. Rather, it is management through efficiency.

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Benefits of mobile on the rise for energy and utilities companies

More and more, here in the Intelex Energy and Utilities team, we’re seeing a strong need for mobile access in all areas of the Energy-Utilities community. Energy is generated and delivered in a variety of ways throughout the world and reaches out far from centralized stations and hubs. Therefore, the need to have mobile access on a residential, commercial and/or corporate level is becoming much more of a ‘must-have’.  

Whether it’s through downloaded apps or web-based access, residential and commercial customers can quickly report an outage and check on restoration status or have at-a-glance visibility into outages within their communities.  They can easily access their account summary and history, make payments or submit a meter reading.  Utility companies themselves are able to relay information throughout the organization very quickly, 24 hours a day.

Outside of the direct impact on customers, these companies can leverage the right web-based mobile solutions … Read more...