Many contractors struggle with cash flow. Although this can be attributed to many factors, admitting you have a problem is the first step to recovery. Before you can take corrective action, however, you first need to understand where problems are coming from. That’s where your construction software reports come in. Here are five reports that can be used to identify cash flow issues before it’s too late to recover. 1. Analyze Cash Flow ...Read More
When I ask a business owner about his data backup system, the typical answer is: We do a backup every day. The problem is, simply creating a daily backup isn’t enough to protect your data in the event of a catastrophic loss. What you need is a proven backup system and a tested disaster recovery plan. When considering your backup and disaster recovery system, and budgeting accordingly, here are some of the questions you need to ask – and an...Read More
Many PC users have suffered an unnecessary lack of performance during day-to-day tasks. Have you ever asked why that progress bar is moving slower than molasses, or even gone as far to shout obscenities at the screen? If lack of performance is part of your daily routine, here are some tips that will help your system perform at optimal speed. Network Suggestions Consumer grade network appliances don’t always meet the needs of small to me...Read More
Most of us started the year with an ambitious list of things that we wanted to accomplish and some that we needed to accomplish. We are far enough into the year to ask ourselves: How are we doing? Since self-management is a hallmark of successful individuals and organizations, let’s get started. First, get out your list of objectives and major projects you were going to get done this year. To assess you you’re doing, you’ll need to provide ...Read More
The decision to seek new construction accounting software, particularly for contractors moving up from QuickBooks or Peachtree, is generally driven by the complexity of operations. As your company grows, you require additional functionality with more detailed reporting, particularly in the areas of project management and job costing. This functionality and reporting is vital for analyzing data and making better decisions. Growth also drives...Read More
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