Building a Systems Development Team - Introduction

Construction technology innovation is accelerating.

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The contractors that learn how to effectively integrate technology into every aspect of their business will dominate tomorrow.

All competitive equipment-intensive contractors have very robust maintenance shops with strong equipment managers, brilliant mechanics, and a support team. This keeps the equipment running productively.

These shops often have solid fabrication capabilities where they make modifications to the equipment and accessories specific to their work that maximizes efficiencies. This leads to higher profitability and a competitive advantage.

Contractors must look at technology the same way they would look at an equipment fleet. For some contractors, building up a Systems Development Team is the right strategic move. For others, the timing isn’t right and this can be a huge distraction that impacts profitability and culture.

This is Part 1 of an 18-Part Series


Topics Covered in the Series Include:

  • Clarification
  • Industry
  • Best Fit
  • Workflow
  • Time & Money

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Building a Systems Development Team for Contractors
Construction technology innovation is accelerating and the contractors that learn how to effectively integrate technology into every aspect of their business will dominate tomorrow. ...

Building a Systems Development Team for Contractors
Construction technology innovation is accelerating and the contractors that learn how to effectively integrate technology into every aspect of their business will dominate tomorrow. ...

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Making the right decision on market strategy is the most highly leveraged decision that a contractor will make for sustainable growth. Part of that decision includes what primary project delivery method(s) you will use.
Roles of Investment Bankers and Business Brokers
Investment bankers can play a critical role, especially if the exit strategy is selling to a strategic buyer or merger with another contractor.
Building vs Demonstrating Capability
Building a sustainably growing construction business is a huge challenge for everyone on the team. Building an effective project team across dozens of different companies with sometimes competing interest is incredibly difficult.