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April 2018 Newsletter

It’s finally Spring! And we’re feeling some Ella Fitzgerald! | Guest post: Doing ‘more with less’ is a net loss | Perfect time to upgrade to Sage Estimating SQL | Paperless A/P for Sage 300 CRE webinar with TimberScan | LAI is going to TUG | Sage 100 CON, 300 CRE, Estimating, Accounting Tips + Tricks

March 2018 Newsletter

Got a BHAG? Think BIG when you plan your software journey | BOGO-HO, 20% off promos ending | Crystal Reports class starting | How to get help from LAI | Sage 100 CON, 300 CRE, Estimating, Accounting Tips + Tricks

CRE sneak peaks at Sage Summit in Atlanta

Sage is promising a “Summer to remember” for the Construction and Real Estate division. They will be showing off some of their hard work at #SageSummit, and we will get the scoop for you!

Estimators: Improve your bid-hit ratio via Sage CRE

Estimating is like fishing – sometimes you need to change your strategy: 5 ways from Sage Construction and Real Estate to improve your estimating strategy to get more bites, more often!

Changing the spreadsheet layout in Sage Estimating

Have you ever wanted to make changes to your #SageEstimating spreadsheet or reports? Here’s a few ways you can move or change columns to fit your needs!

Who Put the DDDDDDs in BIM?

In the Beginning… While researching some material on BIM construction recently, I began to wonder who or what are responsible for the development of 3D, 4D and 5D BIM… Adding […]

The “Rodney Dangerfields” of Construction?

No Respect! Payscale.com ranks ‘Construction Estimators’ in position #54 of their Top 100 Best Jobs (November, 2010 issue).  Puts them right in the middle of the pack, right? Then, they […]

Keep Your Project Above Water — Proactively Manage Your Profit

Once you have identified the reason for your profit starting to sink, you can make adjustments. Be sure to track these adjustments so (a) you know if your actions are effective, and (b) for historical value in future construction project estimating.

Don’t Under Estimate: Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Building information modeling started as a production of 3D design models to help catch architectural system variances and clashes. Since then, it has become an effective tool in project management and ever more prominent in job cost estimating.

Ten Common Estimating Spreadsheet Errors

Underestimating a project or losing bids by overestimating can seriously erode profits. Too often these problems are caused by errors in spreadsheets.

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