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Digitalization provides solutions to current challenges in the construction industry

Date: 21-06-2022
Author: Alina Răfoi

According to a study conducted by Deloitte, “Real Estate Confidence Survey for Central Europe”, the increase in construction costs is the biggest challenge of 2022 for 90% of real estate companies in Romania and other countries in Southeast Europe.

 

Study participants believe that the war in Ukraine has generated supply chain syncope, accelerating the rise in the price of both building materials and energy. This concern, together with that related to widespread inflation, the difficulty of finding land and the general uncertainty in the market, is reflected in the perception of developers about the evolution of profit margins, 90% of which expect a deterioration.

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Control of construction materials on site, from supply to consumption

Date: 17-06-2022
Author: Alina Răfoi

 

According to ZF, the percentage by which the prices of the main construction materials increased is between 15 and 100% from March 2021 to March 2022, given that in the spring of last year the same materials had already gone through several rounds of price increases. You need to maintain strict control of the materials consumed on site, and SocrateERP is the right solution. Why? We explain in more detail below.

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Must-have features for an ERP solution for construction

Date: 16-06-2022
Author: Alina Răfoi

 

Are you looking for an ERP solution for Construction? SocrateERP gives you access to all the features and information you need to make sure you meet your delivery deadlines, quality and budgeting to maximize customer satisfaction and profitability.

 

What are the must-have features that SocrateERP offers for construction?

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Collaboration with subcontractors in the field of construction. SocrateERP improves project management.

Date: 09-06-2022
Author: Alina Răfoi

 

By subcontracting, the construction company outsources certain types of work to other companies. Although this allows you to work on several stages of a project's development, it can get tricky when several are running at the same time. It can be difficult to keep track of your subcontractors' obligations to you. Read on to find out if a software solution for construction companies can help you reduce the pressure associated with working with subcontractors.

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Site data collection, a critical point for construction companies

Date: 02-06-2022
Author: Alina Răfoi

The larger a company or the more open construction sites, the more difficult it is to collect information from the construction site, which means that it is difficult to track objectives. The collection and control of information and activities on site can be done today in a much simpler and more efficient way. The complete construction solution we offer changes the way you deliver construction projects.

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SocrateERP & CRM, the solution for real estate developers

Date: 27-05-2022
Author: Alina Răfoi

After, in 2020 and 2021, the construction industry supported the entire economy both in Romania and in Europe, following a difficult period for builders, in which the effects of the pandemic were felt. After the pandemic came the effects of the war in Ukraine: stockpiles of materials became a problem, and prices soared. All of these events will take effect years from now, because even if the war in Ukraine ends tomorrow, it may take years for the supply chains to be rebuilt, as many factories and roads have already been destroyed.

 

Now more than ever, the work of real estate developers depends fundamentally on exemplary planning, budgeting and execution at any stage of the project. The coordination of all activities associated with construction requires a complex IT system, which also allows integration with advanced project management solutions.

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BITSoftware actively supports the digital transformation of the construction industry

Date: 19-01-2022
Author: Alina Răfoi

The pandemic context has further contributed to accelerating the digital transformation in the business environment. No industry has remained immune, and the construction sector is no exception to this rule. Although the adoption rate of digitalization in construction has been lower in recent years, and companies remain quite reluctant to change, since last year, we have noticed an increase in interest in software solutions, a trend that remains active today.

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The role of the project manager on the construction site

Date: 10-02-2021
Author: Alina Răfoi

Some time ago, I was doing a brief review of the main tasks and the role of the project manager in the construction area. Regardless of the type of construction project, whether we are talking about civil, commercial or industrial projects, the “reins” of the  project are in the hands of the project manager. He is the one who organizes, plans and coordinates the activities and resources on site, verifies and controls the construction works, ensures that he has at his disposal all the material, financial and human resources necessary for each stage of the project, ensures the training of subordinate staff. and ensure that technologies for the execution and operation and maintenance of equipment are complied with.

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Discover the SocrateTimesheet mobile application for construction

Date: 26-10-2020
Author: Alina Răfoi

One of the goals we set ourselves a few years ago was to offer our customers a complete solution for construction companies. To automate timekeeping for employees working on site, we developed SocrateTimesheet, the mobile application that allows you to enter timekeeping directly from your mobile phone or tablet.

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Digitalization represents the future in construction

Date: 09-07-2020
Author: Alina Răfoi

 

A report by the American company Mulesoft and quoted by the "Construction Agenda" says that 75% of managers believe that the lack of digitalization affects companies' revenues. The same study shows that the digital transformation has become a strategic imperative for most companies (92% of respondents), as they have ongoing or planned investments in the digital area for the next 12 months.

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