Contractors in the UK and Ireland can access the cloud-based project management solution on a six-month trial basis
Viewpoint is offering contractors in the UK and Ireland a complimentary six-month trial to its cloud-based construction project management solution Viewpoint Team during the COVID-19 pandemic. The web and mobile solution is designed to provide contractors with a common data environment (CDE) to pull their entire project teams together to support project processes, documents, workflows and communications.
Viewpoint Team was developed specifically to offer an entry point into the CDE market for small-to-medium contractors, subcontractors and housebuilders. According to Viewpoint, it is these firms in particular that tend to underinvest in technology and are therefore heavily manual with paper, spreadsheets and email-based processes. The lack of digital processes when managing project operations and the field can lead to several inefficiencies.
Viewpoint adds that information silos proliferate which means time and energy is consumed in searching for data and information. Not having the most recent information can also lead to rework as subcontractors are working off old versions of documents or drawings.
Without clear visibility on status of tasks and associated stakeholders within projects there is a risk of delays as it’s not immediately clear which person or party is the cause. As well as this increased costs occur from not having a centralised audit trail of documents, correspondence and approvals which can result in double handling and manual entry of data into one or more systems.
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