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The best apps for construction project management

Choosing the best app for your construction project depends on the size of the project and your team.

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Applications for construction project management was only a natural step in the development and integration of a lot of software that wasn’t originally made to be used on-the-go. Project management software providers are moving entire libraries of code and suites to be fully incorporated in a mobile application.

The new generation of software vendors believes that the future of project management, whether it’s construction or otherwise, lies in the ability to provide a full-house of mobile functionality without resorting to a desktop at all. Mobile software specifically designed for the facilitation of communication, schedule syncing, time and efficiency tracking would be perfect on-site.

We’ll be giving brief reviews on some of the best applications out there for construction project management.

Monday.com

Monday.com wasn’t made for one sole type of industry; it manages different types of projects, but it’s known for being versatile in the construction field. User plans are customized according to the number of employees in addition to the space that’s needed.

Communication between the team and a client, flexible scheduling features, and cloud storage are all perfect for the management of a construction project. Their timeline module is one of their most appealing features; it’s less time-consuming to modify or add different tasks for many team members using their clear and intuitive UI.

Envision

Envision is a field-based construction project management software. It’s hard to mention a list of the best apps for construction project management without mentioning Envision. It’s popular for its fast-paced problem detection and resolution since it’s specifically designed for infrastructure and building projects.

Scheduling, cost control visibility, real-time progress management are all captured using their mobile apps and can then be fed into the main reports. It can synchronize and efficiently manage the workflow of clients, contractors, and subcontractors.

Taskworld

What makes this app truly stand out in the competition is their visual approach to task scheduling and planning. The wide array of features they can provide using a sleek dynamic interface surely garnered them a lot of attention.

They managed to condense field internal communications, scheduling, time tracking, and financial dealings in a well-designed UI that allows for managing different aspects at once without facing a huge learning curve. Their mobile app also allows those who are on-site to not only keep track of their tasks and activities but also take photos to communicate potential delays or early completion.

Hubstaff Tasks

Hubstaff Tasks use a web-based formula to manage all communication, scheduling, task assignments, document sharing, and more. The app has no standard device that should be used with it, any device with an internet connection can access and operate the software. The Kanban boards combined with focused sprints makes it easy to include or brief everyone in minimal time.

You can mention team members in a dynamic chat flow for quicker responses, build checklists that can be confirmed with different parties, and complete integration with Hubstaff for maximum tracking and time management. The best part about this app is that if your team is under 5, it’s completely free.

Choosing the best app for your construction project depends on the size of the project and your team. There is no perfect app for everything; you’ll need to see which limitations in an app you can cope with in exchange for finding exactly what you’re looking for.

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