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    How-to Guide

    Leveraging Tech in Construction

    The construction industry is big. It’s predicted to account for nearly $13 trillion of the global economy by 2022 and employs about 7% of the global working-age population.

    But the industry as a whole hasn’t readily adopted new technologies.

    In fact, construction is currently one of the least digitized industries in the U.S. For the past two decades, productivity has remained flat, growing only 1% compared to the economic average of 2.8%. 

    And the lack of digitization is catching up with leaders dealing with more complex projects. 

    Large projects today typically take 20% longer than estimated and can run up to 80% over budget.

    So what’s the good news?

    There’s a new urgency for change. New and forward-thinking leaders are finally pursuing digitization to improve performance and differentiate from their competition. 

    Keep reading to find out why leaders are embracing tech (and how you can too)!

    Industry Insights

    Why Construction is Finally Embracing Digital Transformations

    Construction industry trends

    You’ve probably heard the term “digital transformation” at some point. It’s a buzzword that gets a lot of attention in every industry, even construction.

    But it’s for good reason. In an industry faced with crippling inefficiencies and challenges, digitization is the only way forward in the modern age.

    Here’s why construction leaders are ready to infuse tech into their operations versus risking the inability to compete.

    1. Labor Shortages

    80% of today’s construction companies can’t find the workers they need. And 66% of leaders have said they increased base pay rates for craft workers because of the difficulty in filling positions.

    The labor shortage for the past several years is causing increased timelines and costs on projects and slowly eroding profitability.

    2. Aging Workforce

    Between 2016 and 2026, the average age of the U.S. workforce for construction is expected to increase from 42.0 to 42.3 years—the highest level ever recorded.

    What’s causing this? A lack of the next generations choosing to join the workforce.

    Going forward, technology is a way for companies to attract younger workers (and fill in the gaps when there’s shortages).

    3. Increased Project Complexity

    On top of all these challenges, leaders are also dealing with more complex projects.

    • Materials and technologies in modern buildings continue to advance
    • More regulations and safety standards to abide by
    • Buildings are even bigger (in some cases)

    But construction methods haven’t advanced at the same rate. Leaders need new and advanced ways to solve today’s challenges.

    4. Accessibility of Tech

    Construction software from 10 to 15 years ago doesn’t always adapt well for the modern world of mobile and real-time data. These solutions tend to be “one-size-fit-all,” which is often problematic in an industry where no two projects are the same.

    [Read about the top signs that your current project management software isn't working for you.]

    Luckily, there’s now flexible and custom solutions that can fit any size construction business to digitize operations. For example, most workers already have the devices you need like smartphones that can be used to real-time field data collection. 

    construction mobile apps - SPARK Select

    [ Read more about the benefits of construction mobile apps for your crews and projects. ]

    3. COVID-19 and Digital Acceleration

    Just like most industries, the COVID-19 pandemic made leaders realize just how dependent they were on manual processes like paper, whiteboards, and word of mouth to operate their businesses. These processes became even more stressed with COVID-19 safety guidelines in place.

    During this time many leaders were forced to try digital tools for the first time. The result?

    They discovered that their crews were ready for tech. They’re now accelerating their tech implementation to adapt their businesses for the digital age.

    [ Learn more must-know technology trends shaping the future of the construction industry. ]

    Most of these challenges aren’t new though. So why has the industry been slow to digitize?

    Part of the reason is the nature of construction.

    There’s always a wide range of variability between projects. With a number of moving pieces and people involved, it’s not a simple transition from current, manual processes to digital. And, as mentioned, software of the past didn’t always measure up.

    But the industry is now at a tipping point. The rise in urbanization and commerce is increasing the demand for homes and offices. And there’s more pressure to build fast, safely, and under budget.

    To keep up, many leaders are being forced to digitize their processes or risk being left behind.

    Don’t Fear Change

    Launching new technology means change, which naturally feels risky.

    But your current reality is trying to manage all the moving parts of jobs– workers, materials, job costing, and quality and safety standards–with outdated, manual processes.

    It’s what we call the “messy middle”–where you’re stuck trying to wrangle together info from paper forms, spreadsheets, disconnected systems, and even word of mouth.

    It’s the feeling of dreading every Monday morning because there’s a stack of papers waiting for you to be filed. It’s the frustration of tracking down workers one by one to get their time sheets. Or it’s the anxiety of missing your margins on yet another project. 

    This current way of doing things is bogging down your operations and best people. You’re just barely getting by and there’s not a clear path to efficiency or scale. 

    And a lot of construction leaders are dealing with the same issues and trying to find a better way. 

    That’s where technology comes in.

    Construction Management Software

    Getting Started with Technology

    Digitizing Construction

    You might be asking yourself, ‘Where should we even start with technology?” 

    After helping hundreds of others undergo digital transformations, we recommend starting simple: start with digital tools that simplify everyday work. While it may not mean the fancy tech like robotics and AI, it will result in a faster ROI and adoption by your teams.  

    Business management software can:

    • Track and organize all the moving parts (and data) of your daily operations 
    • Automate processes and workflows
    • Centralize operations into a single location ("single pane of glass" dashboard)
    • Make it easy to access and share information when needed

    Here’s some examples of business management tools that can digitize your daily operations:

    For getting work:

    For executing work:

    • Time Entry: Use mobile apps for time entry and sync back to accounting systems 
    • Field Data Collection: Automatically capture worker/crew time and daily job forms. 
    • Purchase Orders: Create POs online, email to suppliers, and sync with accounting systems 
    • Reporting: Generate and share daily reports based on progress at each site

    For optimizing workflows: 

    • Resource planning: Monitor short and long term labor needs for jobs 
    • Asset management: Tracking equipment and materials across job sites 
    • Safety: Track training requirements, capture any incident reports or behavior data
    • Document management: Organize documents like worker certifications, bids, contracts, change orders, milestones, etc and attach to specific projects 
    • Financial management and forecasting: Data and trends reporting on cash-flow and financial performance

    Single Pane of Glass Construction Management Dashboard


    Why Start with Constriction Management Software


    Adopting these types of tools can result in easy benefits.  See how. 

    1. Save Time and Improve Efficiency

    Digital tools save your employees time and improve efficiency. Through automation, you can eliminate manual data entry and tedious processes that rely on paper forms and spreadsheets. 

    This could mean streamlining a daily workflow or allowing your crew to capture data instantly out in the field through their smartphones. Either way, you’re automatically creating and sharing data across your organization. And you’re lowering the risk of costly mistakes–there’s less room for error from typos or other incorrect data

    Real-World Example: James E. Fulton 

    fulton-testimonial-photo-1Cris Nichols, Financial Controller at James E. Fulton told SPARK that, “After 20 years of working in the construction trades, I’ve greeted every Monday morning as a paperwork nightmare! The more employees you have, the bigger the mess. The more jobs you have going on, the worse the piles! Every week, I’d go through the same routine.” 

    She turned to SPARK to create a new app for time entry and billing, creating a smooth and consistent process. Three days of headaches for the team are down to one day of effortless work. Read the full case study here →

    2. Real-Time Data

    Technology also gives you access to real-time data. Through integration and automation, you don’t have to wait days or weeks to collect, enter, and process data. 

    With the right workflows in place, you’ll always have the most up-to-date data at any given moment. 

    Real-time data can also be aggregated into visual dashboards that show all stakeholders real-time performance across jobs. 

    3. Improve Decision Making

    How often do you make decisions based on data from memory or just your “gut?” What do you wish you knew about your operations but don’t have the data to support? 

    Technology and data can give you a new level of visibility into your business. You can track performance, alert yourself of any issues, and compare progress over time. 

    In turn, you’ll be able to make better decisions about how to improve your business.

    Real-world Example: DHE Plumbing 

    Eric - Photo Contractor DHE Plumbing needed a better way to capture “real-time” progress and improve insights into job site management, scheduling, and forecasting projects. With SPARK, they created a new software program that features a drag-and-drop program to assign employees to their job sites and custom forecasting algorithm. 

    Owner Eric Heyboer stated that, “The new software solution eliminates the “unknowns” and they’re productively managing more work and employees. Our active and potential jobs and capacities are centralized and are now driven by data as opposed to guesses.” Read the full case study here →

    4. Keeps Employees Happy

    Employees don’t want to spend their time on tedious and manual tasks. They don’t want to dread Monday mornings or other aspects of their job. 

    This is especially true of today’s younger generations who grew up with technology. They want to use the same digital tools they have in their personal lives like smartphones and user-friendly platforms. 

    [ Read more in-depth about the benefits of construction management software.

    Construction Case Study

    See What Others Have Done

    Mechanical Contractor

    Andy J. Egan

    The Andy J. Egan Company, a growing mechanical contractor, needed to manage job assignments for a workforce of over 300. SPARK helped them launch an automated scheduling workflow with mobile-friendly time entry and compliance checks.

    Electrical Contractor

    Esper Electric

    When Esper needed to significantly reduce administrative overhead and increase employee engagement, they turned to SPARK to launch a custom management system and employee app with streamlined time entry, performance tracking, and automated business processes.


    Land Construction and Excavation

    James E. Fulton

    Fulton used to track over 1,000 pieces of paper per week, had limited insight into equipment maintenance, and manually generated weekly client updates. Now, their mobile employee app automates back-end systems, generates weekly updates, and makes job site management visible.

    Plumbing Contractor

    DHE Plumbing & Mechanical

    As DHE Plumbing & Mechanical began to grow rapidly, scheduling and asset tracking became a real challenge.  DHE trusted SPARK to build them a custom scheduling and tracking tool to help them scale.

    How to Plan

    Questions to Answer Before a Digital Transformation

    Questions to ask before Digitzation

    Before implementing business management software, you should ask yourself and team the following questions:

    • What’s our long-term strategic vision?
    • Have all our stakeholders bought in?
    • Do we have an internal champion?
    • What pain points should we focus on to digitize?

    Q1. What’s our long-term strategic vision?

    Digital transformations involves stepping back and asking how you can take advantage of emerging digital technology, data, and processes to fundamentally change how you provide for customers and therefore, run your business.

    Too often though leaders only focus on the short-term. They look for quick fixes and instant gratification. 

    Instead, take some time to consider what you want your company to look like in 3, 5, or 10 years from now

    • How do you build a foundation that can serve you now and in the future?
    • What are the first requirements that need to be included? 

    At this point, it’s not about nailing down ALL your requirements for a specific project. In reality, they will fluctuate throughout your project(s). 

    But, you do need to have a “big picture” understanding of what you’re trying to accomplish with technology and how you’re going to get there. It will help you make better decisions along the way of what to implement and when. 

    Digitization is a journey that never really ends. It’s really about embracing change and always looking for new ways to improve. 

    Q2. Have all our stakeholders bought in?

    If you look back at any failed tech project, it was usually doomed from the beginning. Because stakeholders weren’t aligned on the purpose or direction of the project. 

    From leadership down, your stakeholders must believe that adopting tech will help create efficiencies for your projects and increase your bottom line. Everyone must believe it’s an investment in the future of your business. 

    Changing from any manual process to an automated one is hard. And it as much a cultural shift as a technical one. 

    To get buy-in from key stakeholders, you’ll need to gather their input early in the process. Ask them:

    • What area of the company can most benefit from the new digital tool? 
    • What should be done specifically with a new tool?

    Key stakeholders can be anyone from a manager to a field-level worker who’ll be the main users of the tools. 

    SPARK bolt logo SPARK Tip: Be open and responsive to input. Do not reject any ideas, at least initially. The best ideas could come from employees that are more “in the weeds” than you are. To help gather your team's input, download our free Custom Software Planning Survey.

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    Q3. Do we have an internal champion? 

    Having an internal champion can mean the difference of having a smooth, successful project or not. 

    They're responsible for two important duties: 

    • Keeping your team’s commitment to the project 
    • Managing communication with your technology or development partner 

    New technology projects aren’t small undertakings. You’ll have to work with both internal teams and different service providers to get it done. And all need to be aligned on project goals. 

    For some businesses, you might already have a dedicated team member with a strong technical background to lead your project. This is a great person to guide your team, while aligning stakeholders around your long-term vision for digital transformation. 

    However, it’s also okay if you don’t have a full-time resource or software expert to lean on. Just be sure to designate someone with strong project management skills as the main point of contact. Even without being a technology expert, they can help facilitate communication between teams and keep the project focused. 

    SPARK bolt logoSPARK Tip: If you’re a project manager, check out our tips to learn how to communicate effectively with your development partner. 

    Q4. What pain points should we focus on to digitize?

    With your strategic plan as your guide, you can start looking at what pain points need the most attention. 

    Ask yourself these simple questions to uncover what to focus on first: 

    • What processes should we streamline?
    • What important data could we be capturing with an easier workflow?
    • What will motivate my team to use a new tool?
    • What opportunities and pitfalls will a new process reveal?

    It helps to look for repetitive and inefficient employee tasks like:  

    • Writing out forms for time entry, T & M, safety, dailies, etc
    • Managing scheduling changes and issues
    • Manually transferring data from one system to another
    • Piecing together costing and job reports

    When you’re looking at your current processes, think about: 

    • How can you eliminate double data entry? 
    • What are the biggest bottlenecks?
    • What’s the most time consuming?

    Don’t Try to Change Everything at Once

    You can probably think of more than a handful of your processes that could be more efficient. 

    But don’t get caught up in trying to change everything at once. This could lead to a messy and frustrating software project. 

    Any type of change to digitization is going to take some time to adjust. 

    Instead, start small. 

    Identify the processes that will have the biggest impact on your business and prioritize them. This will ensure a faster return on your investment and an easier adoption for your team. 

    SPARK bolt logo SPARK Tip: To be successful over the long run, it’s always easier to focus on incremental improvements. It’s why we encourage our customers to start a with minimum viable product (MVP) when building custom software.


    [ Read more tips on how to plan for digitization. ]

    Software Features

    How to Evaluate Construction Software Solutions

    Evaluating construction management software

    Armed with your table stakes requirements, you can start evaluating different construction management software solutions. 

    And there’s no shortage of options available today. Technology is more accessible than ever for all types of use cases and budgets. 

    But with more choices, you’re going to have to do more work to select the right solution for your crews and projects. 

    As you evaluate different options, here’s keys areas to consider:

    1. Functionality 

    What’s a “must-have” feature versus a “nice-to-have?” Keep your long-term goals in mind. Will this product still be a good fit in 3 or 5 years?

    [ Read about the 8 software features your construction business needs. ] 

    2. Ease of use

    The biggest unknown of any new digital tool is whether your crews will actually adopt it.

    Even if a software has all the features you need, the solution won’t matter if your employees don’t want to use it. 

    Any digital tool you consider needs to be easy, fast, and simple if you want your crews to consistently use it.

    SPARK bolt logo SPARK Tip: The best way to test usability is to ask your crew and other employees to provide feedback on the actual software choices. Involving them in the selection process can help you avoid implementing the wrong tool. 

    3. Customization

    In the past, most construction software solutions were off-the-shelf or “one-size-fits-all.” 

    But, most leaders realized that this approach doesn’t always work for an industry like construction where every project is different. There’s too many variables to account for.

    Today, most construction leaders need the ability to customize or configure the software to their own unique processes, systems, and workflows. It’s the only way you’ll be able to truly transform your operations versus having something that almost works. 

    We’ll cover more about customization below.

    4. Budget

    Solutions can run the gamut on pricing– ranging from free to thousands of dollars. It all depends on the functionality and quality of the software. 

    Overall, your budget for new software is relative to what you want in return for it. If you can demonstrate the long-term value of the solution, then you might be willing to spend more. 

    Learn how to calculate your ROI below.

    5. Integration

    As you undergo a digital transformation, you’ll likely use multiple systems to run your operations: project management software, CRM, ERP, or HR and payroll systems. 

    Any new software you use should integrate easily into your other systems. Integrations allows you to automate data movement between them for better accuracy, time saving, and reporting. 

    Without integration, you’ll still have to use manual processes or other workarounds to make it “kind of work.”

    [ Learn how to integrate Quickbooks with your Estimating software. ]

    SPARK bolt logoSPARK Tip: Be sure to ask about integration capabilities upfront. You don’t want to find out late in the selection process (or even implementation) that your new software can’t integrate as you hoped. It’ll be a waste of time and money. 

    6. Scalability

    Don’t base your tech decisions just  on short-term needs. Maybe one low-priced piece of software solves an immediate problem, but how does it fit into your strategic vision? 

    Your software should help you move closer to your long-term plans. Otherwise, you’ll adopt a solution that you’ll rip out in a few months because you already outgrew it.

    As you compare solutions, remember that is not always about choosing the most popular platform either. Instead, you need to evaluate and choose the tools that solve your unique pain points.

    [ See how you can use this framework to evaluate project management software specifically. ]

    Choosing an Approach

    Buy vs Building Custom Software: How Do You Choose?

    Build vs Buy Construction Software

    Your first instinct might be to go with one of the many off-the-shelf construction management solutions available. It’s easy to implement and you like the price tag, so what’s the harm? 

    Deloitte reported that today’s technology leaders are “expected to invest in tech that creates demonstrable business value by delivering growth and innovation.” 

    That’s why you should consider other options like building your own custom business management software solution. When done right, the results are almost always worth it.

    We’ll break down these three different software approaches and why you might choose one over another: 

    • Off-the-shelf – Pre-built software that’s quick to implement and adopt
    • Fully Custom – Custom-built software built to your exact needs

    Off-the-shelf Solutions

    Off-the-shelf (or SaaS) solutions are pre-built software that are usually cloud-based and accessed through a web browser. They’re built to meet the needs of the mass market. 

    Main advantages:

    • Include popular features that most construction companies need or want 
    • Quick to implement and adopt since they have pre-built features with limited customization
    • Offer basic integrations into other popular systems like an ERP
    • Software provider has full responsibility for maintenance, software upgrades, and security 
    • Initial costs are affordable (typically billed on a per user, per month basis)

    Major disadvantages:

    • Not highly customizable, limiting what you can do with the software. You have no control over the provider or what features are built.
    • You could need to change your processes to “fit” the software. 
    • May offer none or very limited integrations into some software, especially legacy ERPs or other systems 
    • Subscription costs can add up over time as you upgrade plans, add functionality, and add new users

    While off-the-shelf software might be a quick implementation, they often leave businesses wanting for more. They need more customization and functionality offered to realize the full benefit of technology. If off-the-shelf is too limiting for your business, then semi-custom and custom software can be a better option. 

    Fully custom software

    The opposite of off-the-shelf software is fully custom software, which is built from scratch to fit the exact needs of your business. 

    It’s common to think of custom software as only for enterprise projects that cost millions, but most SMBs don’t realize that their processes can warrant custom software too. 

    [ Read more about how custom software projects can fit a smaller budget and timeline. ] 

    Main advantages:

    • Tailored to your business exactly (it can do whatever you want it to, no need to change your processes to fit the software)
    • You own the software and have full control over functionality and costs
    • More options to integrate into other software programs you, even legacy systems
    • Can result in better ROI as you fully own the software 
    • More flexible to new opportunities for growth 

    SPARK bolt logoSPARK Tip: See how you can even maximize tax law to your benefits when investing in custom software. 

    Main disadvantages: 

    • Longer time to launch compared to off-the-shelf (you’ll go through a full software development lifecycle to define requirements, design a solution, build, test, and deploy) 
    • Higher upfront cost; Priced as traditional services with a project scope defined by development hours and rates. 
    • You (or development partner) are responsible for the cost of any maintenance or improvements

    Real-World Example: Esper Electric

    esper-testimonial-photoAs Scott Pennel, President at Esper Electric states, “I was sick of paying an annual subscription fee for an off the shelf program that almost works. I wanted to build something that works exactly the way we want it to for the way we work.” 

    Esper Electric turned to SPARK to launch a custom management system and employee app to streamline time entry, performance tracking, and administrative processes. It helped them reduce overhead and increase employee engagement. 

    How to Choose the Right Construction Software 

    So, how do you know which construction software is right for your business

    Well, it depends. Your business is unique. But take the time to consider your own processes, strategic vision, and budget upfront.

    But when making your decision, always let your long-term vision guide you. An option that seems best when looking only a few months out might not make sense when you think of where you want to be in 3 or even 5 years. 

    If you do think custom software is right for your business, contact SPARK to learn more about our fully custom and semi-custom solutions. We love talking software and new ideas. 


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    Estimating the ROI for Construction Software

    construction ROI

    How do you know if new technology will give you the return you want? 

    The answer is simpler than you might realize. You can use the same logic used to determine which tools of your trade to purchase. Just like a large piece of equipment, you can investigate and plan for the total cost of ownership along with the total return of software.

    How to Calculate ROI 

    In theory, ROI calculations are a rather simple mathematical formula:

    ROI = net return on investment / total investment cost x 100%

    Using this approach you can easily calculate hard dollar amounts with certainty. 

    But your analysis should be holistic. It should also include benefits that may be difficult to translate into hard dollars, but are still important. 

    To calculate ROI of a new technology solution, we recommend you look at all these areas:

    • Direct savings (easy to calculate)
    • Indirect savings
    • New revenue opportunities (not always concrete to measurable)

    1. Direct Savings

    The easiest ROI value to identify is time saved directly from using a new digital tool instead of an outdated or manual process. 

    Many construction management apps will turn manual processes (like time tracking or scheduling) into efficient processes that take less time and eliminate duplicate data entry in different systems. 

    For example:

    • A back office employee typically takes 5 hours per week to enter time tracking data
    • Now, your new digital workflow reduces that 5 hours to 1 hour, saving 4 hours
    • Your new weekly savings = 4 hours X employee’s hourly rate 
    • If you have 3 staff members doing this data entry, then you can multiply 4 hours per week x 3 staff members x their hourly rate
    • Apply this estimate to the total savings your new software tool will generate over a given time frame (typically a year) and over its lifetime. 

    You can repeat this same formula for each type of employee (both field and office) or workflow directly impacted by technology. 

    Here’s a real-world example of a direct labor cost savings calculation from a SPARK client: 

    SPARK Construction ROI Calculator

    How else will your new tool directly save your company money? Are you replacing existing tools (and their monthly costs)? You can easily factor these cost-savings into your final estimation as well. 

    2. Indirect Savings

    Not all cost-savings fit neatly into a formula. 

    Consider these potential indirect savings from technology that can also improve your business over the long run. 

    • Reduced employee turnover
    • Reduced recruiting costs
    • Reduced costly mistakes
    • Reduced scheduling errors
    • Reduced time on legal and safety compliance 
    • Preventing lost business know-how when key employees leave

    3. New Revenue Opportunities

    There will be immediate returns (like saving time and reducing errors), but the real value of technology is its ability to open your business up to new possibilities (and revenue). 

    Technology is not implement once and never think about it again. 

    With your new construction software in place, what more productive tasks could your best people be doing? What new opportunities can you pursue that your old ways would never allow? 

    • Scaling processes to take on more (or complex) projects
    • Pursuing new business lines 
    • Improving your customer experience
    • Improving the culture at your company
    • Improve your business’s reputation

    Real-world Example: White labeling your Software 

    andyegan-logoAfter building their own custom software, SPARK client Andy Egan had an unexpected opportunity – white labeling. When other construction leaders saw their powerful custom software, they also wanted to use it for their own organization. Andy Egan was able to turn their initial software investment into a new revenue stream they never expected.

    How to Calculate Your ROI [DIY Worksheets]

    To help you estimate your ROI for new construction technology, SPARK has two worksheets to guide you through the process. 

    We built these from our experience helping hundreds of trade contractors implement digital tools to work the way their business does.  

    But, How Long Will It Take to See ROI on Construction Software?

    It comes down to your individual business situation and the scope of the solution you implement. 

    Fortunately, 90% SPARK construction clients often see a return on their investment from within 6 to 18 months as they’re focused on building fast, easy, and simple digital tools with the biggest impact. 

    Getting Help

    Why Work with A Tech Partner

    SPARK and Team Elmer's

    A digital transformation is a big undertaking. Along the way–whether you have in-house tech experts or not–you will need help, especially when building custom construction software. 

    That’s why many businesses turn to a tech partner to help achieve their software goals. 

    You’ll want to work with a partner you’re comfortable collaborating with and who aligns the development process with your business goals. 

    When evaluating tech firms who specialize in construction tech, use these 6 strategic questions to see if they’re the right partner for the job.

    The value of a tech partner is that they can help identify your project’s: 

    • Scope: Prioritize what features and functionality will deliver the biggest impact for your operations, according to your pain points and goals 
    • Timeline: Determine how long it takes to develop software and launch it for your teams 
    • Budget: Discuss what’s available to invest relative to the desired outcome 

    To identify these areas of your project, software development companies like SPARK start new projects with an assessment. 

    what is an asssement

    An assessment, or "proof of concept" is a thorough project discovery phase to understand the “why” of your project and technical feasibility of the solution. The result of an assessment is a clear roadmap that tells your partner what to build and how you can work together. 

    Starting with an assessment can save you headache and disappointment later. It’s a proactive way to explore the opportunities of your project and uncover any potential risks or challenges. 

    At the end of assessment, you will receive deliverables like a technical audit, wireframes, or product roadmap to guide the rest of your project. 

    Investing upfront in an assessment could save you thousands of dollars and invaluable time from choosing the wrong partner or building the wrong product. With that mindset, it can be a responsible strategy to approaching a digital transformation. 

    [ Learn more about what an assessment is and the value of doing one for your tech project. ] 

    Free Planning Tool

    Download Digitization Checklist

    Adopting technology is an important step forward for your business and puts in the best position to grow!

    To get started, download our free construction digitization checklist below. It’ll help you think through and prepare for a successful technology project.

    Download Free SPARK Resource - Construction Digitization Prepartion Checklist

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