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Raken Construction Blog

Learn more about the latest Raken updates and construction industry trends.

Six Ways to Stand Out in the Competitive Construction Industry

The overall construction market has largely recovered from the Great Recession of the last decade, but that doesn’t mean competition has faded. If you run a construction company, rest assured there are plenty of other companies out there that want…

Raken Streamlining Construction Superintendent Reporting Across the Country

From Alabama to Century City, construction superintendents across the country are using Raken, the #1 Daily Reporting Software in the industry, to streamline their daily construction superintendent reports. They are putting it to use on retail remodeling, university renovations, airport construction,…

Beta testing can help fool-proof your software

Rollout of apps preceded by beta tests There is a Japanese manufacturing term, poka-yoke, which essentially means “to make mistake-proof.” It was originally coined as part of the quality-control measures used in Japanese automotive production, but it can apply to virtually…

Raken’s Slager nominated for most-admired CEO

Raken, the revolutionary software reporting app in construction today, is proud to announce CEO Kyle Slager is a nominee for the 2017 San Diego Business Journal Most Admired CEO Awards. The prestigious distinction recognizes San Diego County’s best and brightest…

Surfboards and fire pits: Raken’s amenities highlight commitment to employees

We believe the right environment creates a healthy company culture Our leaders here at Raken, a San Diego-based producer of daily construction and compliance software, know the importance of a good workplace culture, and you should, too. It’s good business…

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The Raken App helps construction superintendents put safety first

As the construction industry continues to claw its way out of the lingering effects of the recession that began in 2008, the number of construction-related fatalities spiked 27 percent between 2011 and 2015, according to Fortune magazine. Construction site safety…

Raken App Calendar

Three Reasons Superintendents Need the Raken App

Raken is revolutionizing the construction industry with its advanced field management software application. Here are three ways Raken and its No. 1 daily reporting software can make you a better construction superintendent:

Construction Industry Trends SMB Buyer Report

These days, both software developers and software industry publications are specifically gearing material towards the construction industry in increasing numbers.For example, for the third year in a row, the takeoff software consultancy Software Advice has dedicated an issue to new…

5 Construction Blog Ideas For General Contractors

It may sometimes seem as if everyone has a blog. Is this a good idea for your company as well? It’s true that in the early days of blogging, the contents of these electronic journals were very much vanity projects,…

How High Tech Equipment Tracking Is Changing Construction

One hears so much about start-ups, high-tech firms, and digital whiz kids that it’s hard to keep track of them all. Not only are there a lot of them, but the vast majority of them seem to disappear after a…

Autonomous Equipment In Construction: Anytime Soon?

If you’re a fan of both vehicles and Disney movies, then odds are good that you’ve seen the original, the remake, or possibly both versions of The Love Bug. In this movie, Herbie, the loveable little VW wins races, patches…

How Doable Would Pokemon Go Be For Construction Reporting?

Angry Birds. Warcraft. Minecraft. Since the advent of the digital revolution, it seems that there’s an iconic new computer game coming out every five minutes. And the hottest by far these days is Pokémon Go. This game takes characters from…