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Using Construction Management Software to Document and Deal with Weather Delays

Construction companies often get sued over delay claims, and weather is one of the most common causes of those delays. Severe weather events can also increase costs and endanger the lives of your workers. It’s just something you have to…

Improving Construction Efficiency with Standardized Reports

Let’s face it- faulty on-site reporting is messing up your whole system. In 2010, Barbara Jackson literally wrote the book on construction management. Over her many years of experience in construction project management she identified a nearly universal problem for…

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Why Construction Daily Reporting Needs Customization

Cookie cutter daily reporting tools for construction just don’t work. They don’t work because they make one terrible assumption: that every single project is the same. Whether it’s the latest daily reporting technology or a pen and paper template, they…

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…