Anchor Beam is a collection of hand picked articles, thoughts and ideas compiled to share what people are saying about the ever-changing world of construction technology.

Published eight times per year, Anchor Beam is a collection of hand picked articles, thoughts and ideas compiled to share what people are saying about the ever-changing world of construction technology. Learn, discuss and contribute to the Anchor Beam community.

Are your current business processes slowing you down?
Are your current business processes slowing you down?

Is your team as productive as it could be? Now might be a great time to re-examine your business processes. Gregg Schoppman, FMI Consultant and contributor to Construction Business Owner Magazine shares his insight into how better processes can improve productivity in this informative article.

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Issues Faced Without Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Visibility
Issues Faced Without Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Visibility

Having timely metrics on whether or not your key performance areas are hindering or helping your success impacts your competitiveness, overall performance and profitability. Leading contractors are leveraging technology to ensure their actions deliver results - Download this informative whitepaper for details.

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Mobile is more than convenient, it's profitable.

Mobile is more than convenient, it's profitable.
Every day, more contractors—including competitors—are leveraging contemporary construction software and mobile technology to effectively collaborate, speed up processes, increase cash flow, minimize risk, improve productivity and deliver successful projects to satisfied clients for maximum profitability. Learn more about the power of mobile in this informative video.

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Drive sales and profit by bidding in your sweet spot

Drive sales and profit by bidding in your sweet spot
A recent KPMG survey found that 50 percent of engineering and construction industry leaders who experience underperforming projects say poor estimating practices are a major factor in problematic developments. This data is a clear indication of the lack of quality estimating procedures available and the result is negatively impacting construction work across the world. Learn about strategies for winning more work and bidding in your sweet spot.

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Technology best practices for busy service contractors

Technology best practices for busy service contractors
The nature of repair, installation, preventive maintenance or inspection work often leads to inefficiency, headaches and profit erosion. Having the right people on the team is only part of the solution. Managing your service business properly with the proper methods and technology can drive consistent revenue and profits. Learn more in this informative whitepaper.

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Check out our Learn from Contractors Webinar Series.

Check out our Smart Process Webinar Series.

Join the discussion directly with Viewpoint customers as they share how they have streamlined their monthly Forecasting/WIP process for better accuracy, timeliness and overall project visibility.


The Pit and the Pendulum: The Correlation between Technology and Construction Performance
Date/Time – Wednesday May 27 - 11:00 a.m. PST / 2:00 p.m. EST


Taking the Project Forecasting and WIP Process to the Next Level
Date/Time – Thursday, May 28, – 11:00 a.m. PST / 2:00 p.m. EST


To Live and Die by Change Order Management
Date/Time – Tuesday, June 23 – 10:00 a.m. PST/1:00 p.m. EST

About Viewpoint Construction Software
With over 35 years of experience in the construction industry, our comprehensive software solutions and unparalleled customer support ensure you experience smoother, easier, and more profitable job results. Viewpoint offers an integrated SQL/.NET Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution tailored specifically for mid-to-large sized construction companies, an industry leading content management solution and a mobile application suite designed to track and record time, equipment, and production hours from remote locations. Viewpoint For Project Collaboration, a multi-tenant cloud offering that enables multiple project stakeholders to collaborate on project documents, rounds out Viewpoint’s comprehensive product suite.

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