Why traditional Cost Value reconciliations are old fashioned.

This blog explores how construction contractors can use software for real-time management data, rendering the traditional monthly Cost Value Reconciliation null and void. Do…
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Why spreadsheets are failing the construction industry.

Barry Chapman, Managing Director at Chalkstring, explains why spreadsheets can leave construction projects open to risk and contracting businesses out of pocket. The construction…
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3 ways cost control software improves efficiency.

This blog explores how software can automate repetitive tasks, provide one source of information & handle variations in a fraction of the time. Are…
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Cloud computing explained.

In this blog we simplify the jargon often used in the technology industry and help you to understand where Chalkstring software lives and how…
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Why onsite admin is killing your team’s productivity.

This blog explores how traditional systems and processes for collating, sharing and managing data impact upon the efficiency of a construction project. Productivity in…
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Chalkstring wins Innovation of the Year 2018.

We’re delighted Chalkstring, our project cost control software for construction contractors, has won ‘Innovation of the Year 2018’ at the Construction Computing Awards. Chalkstring…
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How to manage variations more profitably.

This blog identifies the typical issues construction subcontractors experience when managing variations and provides guidance on how software can automate change management. The reality…
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3 steps for choosing the right construction software.

In this blog we outline the core steps you should take when considering a software supplier, including how to implement your chosen software effectively.
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