A role, a department, a phase? It’s typical in any size company – large or small – to become compartmentalized, and operate in informational silos. There are so many reasons […]
Recently, a few of us from Ledgerwood Associates attended the Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA), Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), and Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Economic Forecast joint lunch in beautiful […]
LAI January 2014 Newsletter: Future of Construction 2014 – Boom or Bust | Tips + Tricks for Sage 100 CON, 300 CRE, and Estimating
Warm weather, 1,300 exhibitors and some really cool toys! World of Concrete 2014 is celebrating its 40th anniversary and you don’t want to miss THAT party. Top ten reasons to attend.
It has been my (marketing) experience that Accounting and Construction industries are generally slow to adopt any Social Media (SM) strategies. While the Construction side is quickly realizing the benefits […]
By Joanie Hollabaugh What is it about the year ending that makes us so attracted to lists, oddities, and strange humor? I admit I am far from immune from enjoying […]
Private offices, telecommuting options and flex schedules, a beautiful wrap-around second-story balcony overlooking Old Town Scottsdale, full kitchen, covered parking, bring-your-dog-to-work Fridays — life is good at Ledgerwood Associates Corporate […]
Hail, Lien Caesar! The mechanic’s lien can be traced as far back as the Roman Empire. Under Roman civil law, architects, suppliers and laborers had preference over all other creditors. […]
Managing subcontractor compliance reminds me of the Greek mythological story about Medusa. What doesn’t kill you will protect you. In the end game, the purpose of the 20-day preliminary and a mechanic’s lien is to a) protect the subcontractor’s right for payment and b) also to notify owner of all of his obligations on the job (often the GC hires all of the subs and the owner is unaware of whom is doing what work).
Worried about a return on your software investment? Here’s 10 reasons that may change your mind and improve your business processes!