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Ask a Raken User: Best Practices for Streamlining Subcontractor Data

In construction, field data is key to building a successful project. Timely insights let you know if cost codes are doing well (or not)—and help keep projects on track. However,...

2021 Raken Recap.

2021 Recap: Raken’s Top 12 Moments This Year

2021 was an interesting year for construction. Despite supply chain issues—and increasing labor shortages—the number of projects and developments across the country has...

Raken Updates
San Diego's Best and Brightest Companies to Work for Winner 2022.

Raken Wins Award for San Diego’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For in 2022

We’re proud to announce that Raken was voted as one of San Diego’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2022! The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition...

Raken Updates
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5 Customer Engagement Tips for Subcontractors

Subcontractors rely on communication to track the progress and productivity of projects. Unfortunately, communication challenges (or a complete lack thereof) can affect a...

4 Findings from Foundation 2021 Construction Business Report.

4 Interesting Findings from Foundation’s 2021 Construction Business Report

The construction industry is ever-evolving—and 2021 was no exception. To see how contractors did this year, we partnered with Foundation Software on their 2021 Construction...

Industry News
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The Cost of Bad Data in Construction—And How to Improve Data Quality

A recent report by AutoDesk showed that bad data cost the global construction industry $1.8 trillion in 2020. AutoDesk defines bad data as “inaccurate, incomplete, inconsistent,...

The Smile by Alison Brooks Architects.

6 Innovative Materials Changing Construction

With material shortages, delivery delays, and an increasing demand for environmentally-friendly practices, the construction industry has been forced to use new materials and...

Industry News
Infographic: How to Use Construction Tech to Recruit Younger Workers.

4 Ways Construction Tech Can Help You Recruit Younger Workers

Construction is one of the oldest industries out there—and, according to a study by Tallo , one of the least appealing to Gen Z workers. In a time of labor shortages and...

Q&A: Raken & Egnyte.

Q&A With Egnyte: Why Cybersecurity is a Must in the Construction Industry (and How to Start Protecting Your Data)

Raken customers have the benefit of insightful field data to reference throughout projects—as well as after projects have been completed. But keeping this data safe and secure...

Infographic: Why Diversity Matters for Construction Companies.

How Diversity Can Benefit Your Construction Company

Diversity brings many benefits to a team, but a recent report by the National Institute of Building Sciences found that many women and people of color experience discrimination...

Q3 Raken Product Updates.

Quarterly Update: 3 New Features to Increase Jobsite Efficiency

We’re always working on new ways to help you save time and build quality projects. Here’s what’s new from us to make your experience with Raken even better. What’s the latest...

Raken Updates
construction worker using timecard app on mobile phone.

How to Improve Your Construction Timesheets (and Save Money)

In the construction industry, time is money. Projects already take up a lot of work hours, and rightfully so. However, the time spent on tracking construction projects can break...


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