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Characteristics companies should look for when purchasing the best project management software for contractors

Construction managers are looking for increasing efficiency and reducing costs. In a construction company there is a need for good project management software for contractors to cut costs on some areas and make products affordable. But, there are so many packages that it is difficult to choose. In this article, Jenifer Whitmire (a professional web content writer) writes how to choose good project management software for contractors. Please go through the link for more details: http://www.manufacturing.net/articles/2012/04/wrongly-doing-design-for-six-sigma

 

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Common construction problems resolved by project management

Project management is an important medium to reduce wastage of time, resources and money. Traditional project team models are not that much effective in construction industry. In this article, four ways are mentioned to work more effectively and efficiently. For a  successful project, it is very crucial to give importance to value engineering, identifying the associated risk, minimizing build time and maintaining long term relationships with the clients. To know more kindly refer to the below mentioned link: http://projectmanager.com.au/basic/4-common-construction-problems-project-management-resolves/

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Six Sigma application in construction industry

Taiwan is in a seismically active zone as it is situated on the earthquake prone Pacific ring of Fire. The cracks in the lightweight partition walls cause customer dissatisfaction as repairing cost is higher. To increase customer satisfaction, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is applying Six Sigma in construction technology. Application of C&A (Cause and Effect) and FMEA (Failure Modes and Effect Analysis) is being used to determine the reason of cracks. To know more on this please go through the following link.

http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000155

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Six Sigma :Improving processes in construction business

In a research paper submitted by Dr S.V. Deodhar and Sunil V Desale, professor and research scholar, we come to know how by applying lean and six sigma principles we can continuously improve different processes in the construction industry.

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http://www.theglobaljournals.com/ijar/file.php?val=MTI3MQ==
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