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In the Nick of Time: Advantages of Real-time Construction Notifications

When it comes to construction safety and project management, the best time to act is as soon as something happens – not days after. Raken’s daily reporting app offers real-time construction notifications to alert construction supervisors of issues as they…

Construction Efficiency: Using Raken Daily Reporting Software to Better Manage Projects with Smaller Crews

The state of the construction industry labor pool means project managers are often faced with juggling multiple projects with smaller crews. Raken, the #1 Daily Reporting Software, can help improve construction efficiency, allowing managers to do more with less.

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Manpower Reports with Raken – Construction Manpower Reporting App

Construction contractors have a thousand items to track and reports to create on a daily basis. Manpower reports are especially frustrating and time-consuming because they require a large amount of manual data entry from disparate data sources. Modern manpower reporting…

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…

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How to Create a Daily Report: Example Daily Report for Construction

Creating daily reports for construction is one of the most important parts of the job for any contractor. Not only do they keep you up-to-date with project progress and delays, they also protect you and your company from expensive litigation…

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…

Getting a startup off the line

  Our rise to the top of the daily construction reporting world – and a recent designation by the San Diego Business Journal as one of the year’s hottest tech startups – didn’t come without some growing pains. We at…

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…

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…

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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:

5 Ways To Improve Technology Adoption With Subcontractors

As a general contractor, you and your employees have bitten the construction tech bullet awhile ago, and have learned to enjoy all of the benefits that the digital revolution has to offer. Or so you think. But what about subcontractors?…