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ABC’s 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 15 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.

COMPASS by Bespoke Metrics is a leading prequalification software built for both the subcontractor and general contractor to streamline and simplify supply chain risk management.
 
COMPASS takes over data collection on behalf of the industry, where data is coordinated through a standardized universal form, shared only to General Contractors who are authorized. Analytical models produce assessments on the subcontractor’s expertise and capacity, supporting GC risk management, and serve as a guideline to help subcontractors reduce risk to win larger projects.

 

 

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.

KPA is a leading provider of environment, health and safety software, consulting and award-winning compliance training. KPA solutions help clients identify, remedy and prevent workplace safety and compliance challenges across their entire enterprise to minimize risk and build a culture of safety across the organization. For more than 30 years, KPA has helped over 10,000 clients achieve regulatory compliance, protect assets and retain top talent..

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.

Points North, established in 1994, is a nationally recognized software company with headquarters in Duluth, Minnesota. The company is dedicated to providing businesses with streamlined compliance, reporting and data aggregation solutions. Points North has a deep focus on understanding the needs of their clients and using those needs to guide their customer success in the application of current solutions and the design of future product solutions.

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.

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.

Sage is the industry leader in construction solutions that integrate your business financials and operations, giving you the information you need to make data-driven decisions and to tightly manage your projects. Sage solutions streamline processes and enhance communication and collaboration, both in the office and on the job site..

SMARTBUILD embodies the 3 P’s of Construction Management Software: Price, Performance and Practical!. At the core, SMARTBUILD’s intuitive and easy system has the necessary process and performance timelines to manage projects for success. Whether you are managing changes, issuing progressive billings, managing your resources or creating as-built mark-ups, SMARTBUILD has an affordable, practical and digital solution for your TEAM!

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

Flashtract Raises $15M to Streamline the Business of Construction

Thursday, January 13, 2022 | Tech Alliance, billing and payments

Flashtract, a cloud-based software company that is dramatically improving billing and payments for construction projects, announced today the close of a $15 million Series A funding round led by Addition and Shine Capital.


Executive Report | Does Precon Automation Make Sense for Your Company?

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 | Tech Alliance, ProEst

Executive Report From ProEst: Automation is the application of technology to minimize or eliminate the need for human involvement in order to complete a task. Read More


Executive Report | 6 Reasons Green Building is Good Business

Monday, October 4, 2021 | Tech Alliance, ProEst

Executive Report From ProEst: The green building industry, spurred in part by the Energy Crisis in the 1970s, has continued to gain traction in the United States and around the world, helped along by a growing awareness of environmental issues and increased government support.

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Employers Can Now Petition for 30,000 New H2B Visas

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 | ABC News

The departments of Homeland Security and Labor recently released a new H-2B visa rule authorizing 35,000 supplemental temporary work visas for hiring through Sept. 30. As of May 18, employers can begin petitioning for the visas. The supplemental allocation includes 23,500 visas for returning workers who received an H-2B visa in the previous three fiscal years. Another 11,500 are designated for nationals of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Haiti, to address irregular migration from those countries.

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ABC Urges DOL to Abandon Issuing a New Overtime Proposed Rule

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 | ABC News, Regulations, GA - Compliance

On May 11, ABC, as a steering committee member of the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity, as well as 92 other organizations, sent a letter to Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh urging him to abandon or at least postpone issuing the U.S. Department of Labor’s announced proposed rulemaking altering overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Read PPWO’s press release on the letter.

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CISC Voices Concerns to OSHA About Powered Industrial Trucks Design Standard Update

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 | ABC News, Regulations, GA - Compliance

On May 17, ABC, as a steering committee member of the Construction Industry Safety Coalition, submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration voicing compliance and cost concerns on the proposed rule on Powered Industrial Trucks Design Standard Update. While CISC members are not manufacturers of powered industrial trucks, certain types of PITs are frequently used on construction worksites and, thus, CISC members are interested in this proposal.

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