Category Archives: Practical Construction

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Part 2: How did Sage Sessions CRE Online stack against other events?

Yesterday, we looked at how the general and breakout sessions went for the Sage Sessions CRE Online. Today, we’re going to talk about the digital event’s support and roundtable sessions, plus how it stacked up to other digital events in 2020. Sage Sessions CRE Online featured excellent mix of sessions… Read more »

Sage virtual events: Sage Sessions CRE Online shines in debut

In a world where most events have gone digital, the biggest fear is that you’ve seen one virtual conference, you’ve seen them all. However, I’ve seen increasing improvement throughout the year, with Sage Sessions CRE Online coming in strong. While I didn’t get a chance to attend Sage Sessions CRE… Read more »

Construction software helps improve production: Industry experts

I’ve often said that when it comes down to the bare bones of running a business, many industries cross over with each other. When it comes to getting lean, the construction industry can tighten their processes with construction software in much the same way as the manufacturing industry has. This… Read more »

Cybersecurity matters more when working from home

An increasing number of counties and municipalities across the United States are falling under stay-at-home or shelter-at-home orders due to the Coronavirus pandemic. While many manufacturing and distribution companies are exempt from these orders to help keep the supply chain moving, we’re finding many of our customers are choosing to… Read more »

Have ruggedized devices improved enough for day-to-day use?

What if Sage 300 CRE could pull out a laser to measure a wall in a building? Or what if Grower Vertical for Sage X3 could help detect if the atmosphere in a greenhouse was safe? While these two programs are amazingly versatile, they haven’t quite achieved this level of… Read more »

Software integration top topic at CFMA Carolinas Construction Conference

It’s that time of year again: The leaves are changing color, there’s a bit of a nip in the air, and we’re a week away from the 2019 CFMA Carolinas Construction Conference. This regional conference brings some important topics to members of the Construction Financial Management Association members in the… Read more »

Early Bird Registration Ending For Sage Sessions CRE

With less than a week left in the Early Bird registration period for Sage Sessions Construction and Real Estate, I started thinking about how long we in the Sage CRE community have asked for an event like this. I know ever since I attended my first Sage Summit in 2013,… Read more »

Charlotte CFMA seeks sponsors for 2019 Casino Night

With Christmas just around the corner, the folks at CFMA Charlotte are hoping their stockings will have a bit extra stuffing this year. Right now, the Construction Financial Management Association branch is looking for sponsors for its 2019 Casino Night, which is set to take place Thursday, Feb. 21. “It’s… Read more »

BIM technology can help alleviate construction labor shortage

It’s no secret the construction industry is suffering through a labor shortage. However, it continues to be an oddity that in an era of the lowest unemployment since the 1950s and an uptick in the economy that construction companies still can’t find enough workers. Earlier this year, we looked at… Read more »

Be kind to your software partner: Schedule year end projects now

The fiscal year of 2018 has ended for many companies but the calendar year of 2018 is moving right along. This means while some companies are finally taking a deep breath, others are getting ready for the rush for the final three months of the year. This is especially true… Read more »