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ABC’s inaugural Tech Alliance was built to help drive ABC members’ ability to develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work through improved utilization of technology. The alliance is a hand-selected group of 13 construction technology companies that add inherent value for ABC members and position ABC as a leading association for construction technology needs. Led by Matthew Abeles, ABC vice president of construction technology and innovation, the alliance companies will be integrated in our association’s long-term planning. They will collaborate on technology resources for the association, including a beta testing/free technology program and educational webinars focused on our mid-size contractors, and provide chapters with access to companies supporting our contractor members.

TECH Alliance Companies

Autodesk Construction Cloud is best-in-class software built for simplicity and power—uniting office and field teams from design through construction and operations. It combines next-generation technology, a robust network of professionals and firms and powerful predictive analytics to help your business thrive across all phases of construction.

BuildOps redefines the commercial contractor experience with its all-in-one operational platform. It eliminates the need for multiple systems to manage your business, merging smarter operations under one roof, and bridging service and construction. From dispatch to billing, project management to custom reporting, BuildOps improves efficiency, visibility and profit margins, while delivering exceptional customer service.

Flashtract automates the process of collecting and verifying billing documents during the construction payment process, eliminating the constant back-and-forth between general contractors and subcontractors. The technology generates and collects customizable documents such as payment applications, lien waivers and contracts through one simple centralized platform, creating an efficient process for all parties involved.

myComply is a labor and compliance tracking solution for the construction industry. Employers can store and track workers training certifications and easily submit them to permit holders on projects. Each project log reports who is on a jobsite in real time, what training they have and the hours they have worked each day. Safety trainers facilitate training online or in classrooms and administer digital training certifications. myComply ensures a compliant workforce on each job site.

Procore is a construction management platform designed for the way you actually build. Procore manages your projects, resources and financials from project planning to closeout. Our platform connects every project contributor to solutions we’ve built specifically for this industry—for the owner, the general contractor and the specialty contractor. The Procore App Marketplace has more than 200 partner solutions that integrate seamlessly with our platform.

ProEst is the industry’s leading cloud-based estimating and preconstruction management software, offering contractors new levels of process efficiency, information accuracy and team collaboration. Our online platform combines CRM, cost estimating, digital takeoffs, bid-day analysis and reporting in a single powerful solution—all with 24/7 access from any computer or mobile device. ProEst was named to Inc. magazine’s INC 5000 list for 2020.

Real Time Risk Solutions helps keep construction workers safe by delivering superior mobile risk management solutions that put safety and best practices within reach. We tie leading and lagging indicators of risk for each organization, making it easy to manage in the field in real time, while leveraging advanced analytics to make data easy to understand and actionable. Our success at protecting workers has been recognized by the lead insurance and construction organizations.

Riskcast is a productivity and forecasting tool for the construction industry. We empower project teams to track labor, material and equipment without the need for paper timecards or multiple spreadsheets. Riskcast uses field-focused tools to streamline existing processes. Simply put, we are software for hardhats.

Safesite is a free, easy-to-use digital safety solution for individuals and teams who want to collaborate, ditch paper and improve safety. Thousands of companies trust the Safesite platform to conduct safety inspections and audits, drive team safety engagement and empower every worker in their organization to be a safety champion.

StructionSite is a smarter, easier way to document and track the progress of your jobsites. Simply walk the jobsite recording 360° videos and our AI-powered algorithms map them to the project drawing. Our intelligent project tracking tool then translates daily project updates into valuable data for your team. Learn more at StructionSite.com.

SubHQ is a project management software solution built specifically around the needs of subcontractors by subcontractors. Designed field-friendly first, SubHQ empowers organizations to perform efficiently and effectively manage projects from bidding to completion by streamlining processes and integrating workflows. SubHQ is a field-tested and field-approved solution for subcontractors.

Tenna is the construction technology platform that revolutionizes equipment fleet operations. Going beyond tracking, Tenna blends cutting-edge technology with more than 100 years of construction experience to help contractors know more, control more and make more.

TECH Alliance News

Executive Report | 7 Tips to Get Your Estimators On Board

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 | Josef Burkart | Tech Alliance, ProEst

Research shows that nearly 70% of all business initiatives that are focused on operational and process change fail to live up to their promises, mostly due to insufficient preparation and a lack of “cultural conditioning.” Simply put, if team members aren’t ready to embrace a new way of working, the best technology in the world won’t be effective — and what seemed like a wise investment becomes a waste of money instead.

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Executive Report | 7 Habits of Winning Construction Companies

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | Josef Burkart | Tech Alliance

The construction industry, like every other business sector, has its leaders — and its followers. Winning construction companies are typically better at applying innovative new practices and behaviors than those with an overly cautious "wait and see" attitude.

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Executive Report | 5 Steps to Making the Move to a Digital Pre-Construction Platform

Thursday, April 1, 2021 | Josef Burkart | Tech Alliance

In this guide, we’ll identify the five steps your company should take to successfully transition to a digital estimating and pre-construction management solution—and hear from a few contractors who have embraced the cloud-based ProEst platform. By adopting a measured and sequential approach—and asking yourself key questions along the way—your move to a fully digital solution can deliver the long-term business benefits your company needs to succeed.

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U.S. DOL Announces Proposed Rule to Raise the Minimum Wage to $15 for Federal Contractors

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | Rebecca Gale | ABC News, Regulations

On July 21, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a proposed rule that would require federal contractors to pay a $15 minimum wage to workers  on or in connection with a federal government contract. The public has until Aug. 23 to comment on the proposal.  

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ABC Underscores the Negative Impact of Encouraging Government-Mandated PLAs in Treasury Rulemaking

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | Rebecca Gale | ABC News, Regulations, GA-PLAs-Federal, Ga-PLAs-Federal-Legislation

On July 15, ABC submitted comments in response to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s interim final rule encouraging project labor agreements and other anti-competitive and costly labor policies on certain state and local projects funded by the American Recovery Plan Act of 2021. 

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OSHA Provides Additional Resources to Prevent Heat Illness and Death on Construction Jobsites

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | Rebecca Gale | ABC News, Safety, Health

On July 15, Occupational Safety and Health Administration released additional materials to educate the workforce on heat illness prevention.

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