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Raken Construction Blog

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

The Raken Rundown: Summer 2017

It would have been easy to just congratulate ourselves. After we were named the #1 field reporting tool by the AGC we could have sat down and let our app do its thing. But after we won the award we…

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Announcing New Integration with Procore

You’ve asked and we’ve delivered. We’re excited to announce that our integration with Procore, one of the most used construction project management platforms, is now live. With this Raken and Procore integration, Raken users will now be able to sync their…

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Announcing the Raken and Trimble Prolog Integration

Today we’re announcing our new integration with Trimble Prolog, to bring your Raken daily reports and photos directly to your respective Prolog project. This Raken and Trimble Prolog integration not only saves time by removing the steps required to sync…

Raken Software Eases Construction Site Compliance

Our daily reporting app gives construction compliance a whole new look Making sense of daily logs and construction site compliance reports can be rife with challenges, especially if you’re a project manager utilizing the old-school method of manual pen and…

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Raken and Egnyte Integrate to Sync Construction Project Documentation

We’re excited to announce our recent integration with the enterprise file sharing platform, Egnyte. By utilizing the Egnyte and Raken integration, users will automatically add their Raken daily reports, Super Daily subcontractor reports, and photos to their Egnyte project folder,…

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…

Don’t go old-school – lose that pen and paper and get the Raken App

Pencils are old-school. We’re talking really old – like 5,000 years, according to www.historyofpencils.com. After images came basic writing tools to communicate, then quills and reeds and the pencils and ink pens we know today.

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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:

Using Technology to Ward Off Litigation at the Construction Job Site

Construction companies face the threat of litigation for many reasons – from lawsuits filed by unhappy clients to claims from workers injured on the job. Today’s complex construction projects make disputes between stakeholders, contractors and suppliers almost inevitable. These issues…

Overcoming Workforce Inertia: Easy-to-Adopt Technology to Help Construction Firms

The bricks-and-mortar world of construction and engineering is surprisingly slow to adopt the technological advances that drive change in other businesses.  When it happens, however, construction technology software can change the future of the industry. Out of 19 major American…

Keeping the Reins on: Using Raken to Help Manage Subcontractors

Let’s face it. Modern construction projects are increasingly complex. They can require the use of more subcontractors, each of whom has to be managed, in multiple locations. Contractors can lose time explaining and overseeing their subs’ assignments. If that isn’t…