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How Is Data Analytics Reshaping Construction Data?

Customer Think

The same is true of the construction industry, which relies on data analytics platforms like ITLytics to make design decisions, improve efficiency, and even prevent accidents.

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6 Principles of Lean Construction

Kainexus

A growing number of construction firms are embracing the Lean methodology that emphasizes maximizing value for the customer while minimizing waste. Lean construction borrows from the manufacturing approach developed by Toyota after World War II.

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5 Strategies for Accepting Constructive Feedback

CMOE

Constructive vs. Destructive Feedback. Although some people view all feedback as damaging, there is a difference between destructive and constructive feedback. 5 Helpful Tips for Accepting Constructive Feedback.

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Best CRM software for Construction Companies: Close deals and manage projects with Insightly

Insightly

What’s the best CRM software for construction? CRM software for construction companies can eliminate the need for a paper filing system and vastly improve your close rates at the same time. This will likely vary by industry, as construction has many applications and niches.

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7 Ways to Improve Construction Processes for Customers Satisfaction

Customer Think

Whether you’re just starting as a new construction company or have years of industry experience under your belt, your customers should always be your main priority. Photo by Pixabay, CC0 1.0

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6 Excellent Reasons to Consider Lean Construction Software

Kainexus

While many people associate the Lean business methodology primarily with manufacturing, it is an ideal approach in the construction industry. Construction projects are complex. Lean construction software isn’t a requirement for leveraging the approach which seeks to respect workers, eliminate waste, and continuously improve. However, implementing a platform to support Lean puts construction firms in the best position to solve problems, maximize profits, and sustain growth.

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3 Constructive Steps for Effectively Managing Conflict as a Leader

CMOE

Collaboration thrives on constructive conflict, which can boost motivation , mutual understanding, and team performance. CMOE offers three constructive steps to manage conflict as a leader and inspire more meaningful collaboration and communication on your team.

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How Construction, IT and Manufacturing Industries Can Capitalize on CRM

SuperOffice

But for businesses in construction, IT and manufacturing, there are additional aspects of CRM that can make daily tasks simple. CRM for Construction. CRM for Construction. The construction industry in general has been slower than others when it comes to adopting CRM.

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How to Construct the Perfect Target List

SBI Growth

It’s that time again. There was a change to your territory. Now your manager is in town to spend the next two days with you. After a few slightly awkward sales calls you break for lunch. Just as you bite into your club sandwich, the boss asks a question. “Do Do you have a plan for prioritizing your accounts?”. How will you respond? You may already have a target list created by your sales operations department. The problem is they don’t know the details of your territory like you do.

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How to Construct the Perfect Target List

SBI Growth

It’s that time again. There was a change to your territory. Now your manager is in town to spend the next two days with you. After a few slightly awkward sales calls you break for lunch. Just as you bite into your club sandwich, the boss asks a question. “Do Do you have a plan for prioritizing your accounts?”. How will you respond? You may already have a target list created by your sales operations department. The problem is they don’t know the details of your territory like you do.

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One of Our Many Happy Clients! TCC – A Client Success Story

Aepiphanni

Our TCC story started several years ago when the CEO of Triple Crown Construction expressed a desire to grow his company in a way that allowed him to oversee operations and reorganize the business by developing an expanded team […].

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Book review: Build your digital marketing strategy by Steve Brennan

Red Star Kim

There’s a helpful example of the content pillars for a construction firm and illustrations of content pillar with subtopic clusters. I like to review recent books with a view to offering recommendations to those people who attend my training workshops.

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Constructive Criticism: Can You Handle the Truth?

Sales Gravy

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Driving Team Performance: Why Offboarding is Just as Important as Onboarding

SBI Growth

According to SBI research, HR leaders and their teams spend 8x more time creating, implementing, and administering onboarding programs compared to offboarding programs. Onboarding programs are no doubt essential to an employee’s ramp time and continued success at the company.

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Property marketing case study – Thought leadership campaigns: Arcadia, JLL and Remit

Red Star Kim

The Urban Developer and Construction News) as well as within the sustainability community (e.g.

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Pitching and Selling Products at The Home Depot (Part 1)

SBI Growth

For companies selling any construction-related products, finding shelf space on the largest home improvement retailer, The Home Depot (HD), is a dream. The post Pitching and Selling Products at The Home Depot (Part 1) appeared first on Construction Marketing Association Blog. All that exposure to the many customers shopping at the continually growing chain is hard to ignore, which is why many vendors apply to be put on HD’s shelves.

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Battling Blind Spots to Boost Management and Marketing Effectiveness

Strategic Communications

Career Advice Customer Communication Employee Communication Internal Communication bias blind spots constructive criticism different perspectives employee feedback Johari Window overcoming bias seeking input unconscious bias

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Why a Beginner's Mindset is Key for an Inclusive Workplace w/Jorge Quezada, VP at Granite Ep#136

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Jorge Quezada is the Vice President of Inclusive Diversity at Granite Construction, one of the largest full-service general contractors, construction management firms, and construction materials producers in the U.S.

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Feedback on Sales Rep Performance Can Be Hard - Here's How to Improve

Sales Readiness Group

Providing regular, constructive feedback to sales representatives on their performance is an important part of their development, and long-term success, and an essential part of your role as a sales manager.

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ROI: Financial Benefits of Business Process Improvement

Kainexus

From healthcare to manufacturing and construction, and beyond, the effort and energy put into business process improvement is directly related to measurable results and financial benefits.

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How to Lead All Your Employees in an Era of Diversity and Inclusion w/Melvin Gravely Ep#116

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Melvin Gravely is the CEO of TriVersity Construction, a 100-person, $100 million construction company working with large, commercial customers.

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The Development & Use of the PDSA Cycle of Improvement

Kainexus

Today, PDSA is prevalent in healthcare, hospitality, education, construction, and professional services. The PDSA cycle is a popular approach to process improvement because of its simultaneous simplicity and effectiveness.

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The Important Role of Pricing Departments in the Price, Cost, Revenue Equation

Holden Advisors

Some time ago, Holden Advisors assisted a company that sold construction dirt by helping them better define their value. Not every company has a pricing department. Here we explain why they are incredibly important players in the price, cost, revenue equation.

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Knowledge Graphs, a Tool to Support Successful Digital Transformation Programs

Customer Think

While this class of technology is getting a lot of market and vendor attention these days, it is not necessarily a new construct or approach. Knowledge graphs are pretty hot these days.

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What is Lean Production? Frequently Asked Questions

Kainexus

It is widely used in organizations as diverse as construction, education, software development, and healthcare. Lean production , also referred to as Lean manufacturing or Lean business, is a methodology that helps businesses and non-profit organizations reach their short and long-term goals.

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Beyond Time and Money, Other Critical Project Resources

Kainexus

After working with customers for many years on everything from Lean implementation to construction project management, we've noticed several elements of project success People start, work on, and complete projects in organizations all of the time.

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Allego Launches Enhanced Conversation Intelligence Product, Adds Significant New Artificial Intelligence Technology

Customer Think

Conversation Intelligence provides constructive insights to build stronger person-to-person connections, enhances prospect’s buying experience and boosts sales performance.

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Answers to Common Questions about the Lean Management System

Kainexus

The Lean Management System is a popular business process methodology that started in the manufacturing sector but quickly spread to healthcare, software development, construction, and a host of other fields.

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What Is A SaaS-Based Online Food Ordering System?

Customer Think

It’s like renting a house rather than constructing one. SaaS, which stands for Software as a Service, is a corporate structure. Simply put, it is the use of software on a recurring basis for which you must pay subscription fees on a frequent basis.

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The customer may be right, but you need a PoV!

Upland

This model, which tracks six high-level constructs like executive engagement, measurement, and process improvement, gives our PS project managers a tool they can use to drive conversations from the first day of a project.

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Drive Quality Improvement with Standard Work Software

Kainexus

Today, hospitals, construction companies, software developers, and even educational institutions are adapting ideas from the Toyota Production System and Lean manufacturing to suit their needs.

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The Principles and Implementation of Lean Improvement

Kainexus

Today, Lean thinking ideas are applied in almost every industry, including healthcare, education, construction, and software development. To succeed in today's hyper-competitive environment, organizations must strive to improve continuously.

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Continuous Improvement Methodologies - A Brief Overview

Kainexus

Most of these process improvement approaches have roots in the manufacturing sector but have been adapted to fit every industry, from healthcare to construction. While multiple continuous improvement methodologies are used worldwide, they all have one thing in common.

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How is the Lean Methodology Practiced in Healthcare?

Kainexus

The Lean approach to process improvement is leveraged in software development, construction , education, and professional services.

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Your customers know more about buying than you know about selling.

Customer Think

And I always learn something constructive when I do. I’ve mentioned elsewhere that I am continually interviewing customers for our clients. In a recent interview for a client who sells office furniture, I interviewed a woman who ended up buying a chair.

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Common Questions About the DMAIC Cycle for Improvement

Kainexus

We have clients in almost every industry, from healthcare to construction, who have achieved quantifiable impact against core business metrics by using the DMAIC approach. The DMAIC cycle is often called Six Sigma’s roadmap to improvement.

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How to Execute Full-Scale Website Quality Assurance

Customer Think

For today’s website developers, quality assurance testing is an essential part of site construction. Despite our best efforts, mistakes and bugs can creep into any website. Quality assurance (or QA) helps developers to realise their vision, and delivers a site users love to visit.

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Lean Management: Definition, Principles, and Techniques

Kainexus

It is popular in organizations as diverse as healthcare, construction, and software development. Lean management, also called Lean manufacturing, or just Lean, is a business methodology that helps organizations reach their most critical strategic objectives.

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What is Lean? A Basic Definition of Lean Manufacturing

Kainexus

Lean manufacturing tools and techniques are used in organizations as diverse as software development, education, healthcare, and construction.

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How to Design and Use an A3 Management Process Template

Kainexus

In fact, these days companies far outside of the manufacturing sector including those in healthcare, construction, and higher education are finding new ways to inch closer to business process perfection.

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The Fundamentals of the Lean Methodology

Kainexus

Although Lean got its start in manufacturing, today it is widely used across the globe in every sector including logistics and distribution, services, retail, healthcare, construction, maintenance, and even higher education.

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5 Compelling Reasons to Measure the Improvement Work

Kainexus

From retail and manufacturing to healthcare and construction , the intensity of effort dedicated to daily positive change in an organization is directly tied to customer satisfaction and financial success. Organizations that strive for continuous improvement outpace the competition, regardless of the types of products or services they offer.

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The Neuroscience of Decision Making

Strategic Account Management Association

If you take your usual route to work and your goal is to get there on time, but you encounter a construction sign, you’ll have to put some thought into deciding on an alternative route to reach your goal. By Carmen Simon, PhD, Chief Science Officer, Corporate Visions.