Two posts ago, we began the discussion on how and why flexibility is an important component of a well-designed mobile time tracking system. We continued the discussion in our last post, by going into further detail about adaptable integration with accounting and other applications, and a flexible user interface. In this post will demonstrate the flexibility needed to handle contractors both large and small.
As we mentioned previously, no two businesses have the same processes. Everybody does things a little differently. People want to track different information. What is important to a big heavy highway contractor is probably a lot different than, for example, a smaller plumbing contractor. Let’s compare the likely needs of these two types of contractors.
We technology companies far too often see things from our own very narrow perspective. As companies whose livelihoods depend on the ability to utilize, develop, and improve on technology, we assume that other companies share the same outlook.
And then I read a LinkedIn group post asking the question “Is the construction industry open to technological changes?
Although the responses were as expected, what surprised me was one particular answer – risk!
Welcome to the latest edition of MobileTime, a blog about the issues affecting mobile time tracking, and the Construction Industry in general. Our goal for this blog is to provide useful, helpful information presented in a concise format to our customers and all others who might benefit. Today's article will feature select news topics regarding the construction industry as a whole.