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Raken Construction Blog

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

Business Intelligence for Construction Firms: Where does the best data come from?

To do business intelligence the right way, you need to be collecting data. The problem is that in this case you are collecting data from the job site and construction field. We’re here to show you how to do it.…

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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…

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…

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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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…

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,…

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Construction Safety Checklist and Construction Safety Report Examples

Safety is the most important part of every construction site. From heavy machinery, to demolition, to heights, there are a number of dangers on any construction project. That’s why it is the contractor’s number one priority to keep everyone safe…

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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…

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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…