Technology has changed daily operations in every industry, and the construction industry is no exception.
Although once considered a low-tech environment, construction sites have now become just as connected as any other modern workplace — and with that evolution comes the need for construction companies to partner with the right on-site IT service provider. Fortunately, Cortavo is perfectly equipped and experienced to make construction companies more productive and control IT costs. Ask us how today!
Communication is crucial on a construction site, but it has long been a challenge. In the past, communicating with workers spread out across a large site was difficult and ineffective, leading to problems with adhering to processes and mistakes, among other things. These often resulted in project delays and costly errors.
"The construction industry is not a homogenous industry, it is made up of many diverse and competing organizations and professional partnerships, the majority of whom are brought together for one, bespoke project, before transferring to the next. The industry is notorious for its adversarial behavior and litigious orientation…”
— Stephen Emmitt, Construction Communication
However, today’s construction sites benefit from high-tech communication devices such as smartphones and tablets that facilitate communication with workers — regardless of where they are. When that improved communication pairs with sophisticated construction software such as data collection apps, it can reduce data entry errors, enhance workflows and even improve jobsite safety.
The Center for Integrated Facilities Engineering at Stanford University discovered that the application of BIM technology resulted in an 80% drop in time required to generate expenditure quotes, up to a 40% decrease in unbudgeted project changes and savings of up to 10% of the contract value.
While all this technology is exciting (and impressive!), you need a command center to bring it together and make sure everything runs smoothly. That need has transformed not just what construction trailers look like inside, but how they function as well. And because of this shift, today’s construction sites need an experienced managed IT service provider who can make sure you stay secure and connected 24/7.
Cortavo has the expertise, support and equipment to make this happen for your construction company.
Schedule a time. Let’s talk.
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Technology “Must-Haves” for the Construction Industry
To create the right technology environment on-site, you need to partner with someone who understands what tech tools best support your construction projects.
That’s why Cortavo created plans that can meet the tech needs of the construction industry. Our plans are designed to provide an office or worksite trailer with everything needed to keep operations running smoothly, ensure communication and keep you focused while we handle your technology. Our all-inclusive approach is designed to make selecting your worksite technology easy and affordable.
Depending on your plan, Cortavo will provide the following tools:
Toughbooks and laptops to keep your team connected and communicating, no matter where the job takes them.
Monitors, keyboards, mice and docking stations to build workspaces on-site that are customized to your needs.
Internet service, which is essential for conducting business online and keeping the lines of communication open.
Tablets are compact enough to go wherever needed. You can record necessary data as well as take photos and create voice recordings in the field, easily syncing to cloud storage upon returning to the worksite trailer.
We can also offer certain site hardware solutions on an as-needed basis, outside of our regular plans. Contact us for further details.
Unlike many IT service providers, we warehouse our hardware and accessories with direct control over our supply chain, meaning you can get what you need, when you need it. And if a PC breaks, we'll overnight the advance replacement to your employee — fully loaded with its backed-up data — ensuring maximum uptime.
Cortavo Makes it Simple
Each of the Cortavo plans offers a solution tailored to the unique needs of businesses where they are at. Regardless of your plan, we’ll work with you to fully understand your objectives and needs and provide you the right support, cybersecurity and software for the job. We’ll also back it all with any needed training for collaboration tools and data security.
Under our Techtility plan, we also provide complete hardware refresh onto a company-wide standard, plus installation and support for your equipment so you won’t have to worry about setting it up. We’ll handle all the testing, and we’ll walk you through everything and answer your questions to make sure you’re comfortable with the tools you’re using.
The per-employee flexibility of all our plans means that your solution is completely scalable, and we can add new solutions for you as your company grows.
Because of our experience with the construction industry, Cortavo has a thorough knowledge of construction-specific software, including applications such as Procore, Sage, Viewpoint, Spectrum Construction Software and more. This means you can have complete trust in our ability to “speak your language” and create a stellar end-user experience.
One Company, Many Solutions
We know that there are many IT service providers who are offering an “a la carte” approach to office technology. This piecemeal approach means that you’re left to fill in the gaps between offerings, juggle vendors and hope that you’re covering all the bases. Or you might find other companies that, like Cortavo, promise to provide a comprehensive, all-in-one solution to meet all your office technology needs.
However, at Cortavo, that’s just the beginning of our solutions. We’re proud of being able to provide our construction clients with the flexibility and scalability they need.
Perhaps best of all, our services cater to companies of all sizes. If you’re a small to mid-sized business operating in the construction industry, Cortavo is your personalized IT solution. We will accelerate your projects, flatten your IT costs and supercharge team morale as you get back to building again.
No two industries are alike, and construction is no exception. Today, smaller-sized businesses face their own unique challenges competing with each other and larger enterprises with smooth-running technology. You have enough things to worry about; how to get your IT working shouldn’t be one of them.
Step up to productivity and peace of mind — step up to Cortavo.