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New Integration: EarthCam & Raken.

New Integration: EarthCam Live Visual Jobsite Data

Jobsite visibility in Raken just got better. Now, EarthCam customers can access live-streaming video and security recordings—directly in the Raken Company Dashboard. EarthCam is...

Raken Updates
Raken & Quickbooks Online.

Streamline Payroll With Raken + QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks Online helps you manage your project finances and pay your workforce. However, the process for getting accurate data from the jobsite to payroll systems to pay...

Raken Updates
two construction workers on jobsite discussing design problems.

Design Problems Affecting the Construction Industry

Every successful construction project begins with a good design. If mistakes are made during the planning phase of a project, profitability suffers—sometimes drastically if the...

Industry News Tips
clients visiting construction site and looking at laptop.

Tips for Managing Client Expectations in Construction

Client expectations affect nearly every business that works directly with customers, but in the construction industry they are especially difficult to manage. Construction work...

construction crew discussing project timeline.

The Importance of Project Timelines in Construction

Planning the project timeline is an important part of construction management and one of the most complex tasks at the beginning stage of any construction project. Project...

construction worker wiping forehead.

How Managers Can Prevent Employee Burnout in Construction

This year, the American Psychological association reported that more people than ever before are experiencing the negative effects of work-related stress . According to the...

Industry News Tips
three construction workers of different generations talking on jobsite.

Managing Generational Gaps on the Jobsite

Construction companies with multigenerational workforces enjoy many benefits. Each generation has unique views and experiences, and these diverse perspectives contribute to...

Industry News Tips
Product Updates Q2 2022.

Quarterly Update: Better, More Detailed Time Tracking and Improved Workflows

This quarter, Raken released several enhancements to our time tracking feature to help our customers gain more accurate production insights. We also improved the performance of...

Raken Updates
construction project manager using calculator for budgeting.

Why Do Construction Projects Go Over Budget?

To make profit, construction companies must carefully plan and schedule their projects. Materials, labor, equipment rentals, and all other expenses are calculated and added to...

Industry News Tips
female construction worker using mobile phone.

6 Emerging Technologies That Support Construction Projects

Technology has always been a driving force in the construction industry. From the invention of the wheel to the advent of 3D printing, new technologies have continually...

Industry News
construction superintendent onboarding a new employee on the jobsite.

Effectively Onboarding New Employees in Construction

Construction can be a hazardous industry, with heavy machinery, great heights, toxic materials, and other physical risks being a normal part of the typical work environment....

Safety Tips
construction worker using mobile phone.

Using Technology To Improve Project Visibility in Construction

In construction project management, visibility is all about keeping everyone informed and on the same page from start to finish. It’s more than just good communication, however....


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