2021 Project Software 50 List
Welcome to the 2021 Project Software 50! This list features the leading companies offering cutting edge project management technology & tools. In this list we explore the innovative software solutions in the areas of Accounting & Payment, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Collaboration & Document Management, ERP Systems, Project Management, QA/QC, & Safety Management & Reporting.
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Construction software that offers the capabilities that enable your construction business to reduce costs, boost quality and help with crucial, time-sensitive decisions throughout the construction lifecycle.
A multinational professional services firm providing consulting, audit, tax, and transaction advisory services. Specifically, within the Construction, Real Estate, and Hospitality sectors, EY helps capitalize on digital innovation and adopt a bolder, more agile approach to navigating this fast-changing market. EY teams help you streamline operations, identify and help mitigate risk, and build better customer relationships to help deliver increased return on investment and better performance.
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Livecosts increases a construction companies profits by exposing and analyzing their profit costs in real-time. Through highly sophisticated OCR & machine learning the platform collects and manages key supplier material, plant & machinery costs.
Sage Construction and Real Estate software integrate your business financials and operations so you can make informed, data-driven decisions and tightly manage your projects. Sage helps you streamline processes and enhance communication for greater collaboration, both in the office and at the job site.
Vertical is an efficiency tool that eliminates the chaos from the construction draw process. Project participants are able to contribute on a web-based platform that streamlines documentation and tracking.
Comment from Vertical
"Since our launch in 2018, our success has been driven by listening to the feedback and needs of our customers and their project participants while focusing on building excellent customer experiences and integrations. We at Vertical view our team as an extension of our customer's teams - we are working together to ensure that costs and risk are reduced, time is saved and payments are delivered faster."
Focused on connecting critical business functions like accounting and project management with field operations, Viewpoint’s highly collaborative and intuitive cloud-based solutions can be tailored to organizations of any size. Increase accountability, efficiency, and profitability with a suite of tools designed to build a better bottom line – and a better project.
As an AI-powered construction simulation platform, ALICE leverages artificial intelligence to analyze a project’s complex building requirements, generate highly efficient building schedules, and tune those schedules as needed during construction. ALICE enables contractors and owners to plan, bid, and build more effectively, reducing construction times and labor costs by $30 million for a typical $500 million construction project
Bespoke Metrics is a data management and analytical model development company that blends expertise in data control, model development, and user interface to provide innovative solutions for industries looking to utilize data to its fullest.
Construction data analytics powered by AI, machine learning, and blockchain, Briq is a corporate performance management platform built to make the lives of construction financial professionals easier and to make contractors more profitable.
Looker is a business intelligence software and big data analytics platform that helps you explore, analyze and share real-time business analytics easily by providing options to help you unleash more powerful data experiences.
Microsoft (Power BI)
Power BI is a business analytics service by Microsoft. It aims to provide interactive visualizations and business intelligence capabilities with an interface simple enough for users to create their own reports and dashboards.
SmartPM Technologies is dedicated to empowering stakeholders involved in commercial construction with the knowledge and tools necessary to minimize spending / maximize profits on capital construction projects and programs.
Comment from SmartPM
"Schedule data is the most complete and logically tied data set on a construction project. It connects all the parts and pieces of a project into a whole and is ideal for analysis. That’s because it provides a roadmap for how the entire project system will function, from notice to proceed forward. It’s just very difficult and time-consuming to get to the level of understanding necessary to convert schedule files to a digital experience and view them on the scale required to make meaningful differences in an organization. Important schedule data remains disjointed and, therefore, is not analyzed easily or effectively. SmartPM solves this problem. It is a real-time automated analytics platform that translates construction schedule data into objective, reliable, and concise visuals all stakeholders can understand and utilize proactively to address critical project risk issues. Automation allows for on-demand, real-time answers so better decisions can be made, and projects can move forward."
Tableau Software is an interactive data visualization software company that makes analyzing data fast and easy, beautiful, and useful.
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Collaboration & Document Management
BIM 360 is part of the Autodesk Construction Cloud, connecting workflows, teams, and data to help you build better.
Bluebeam Revu allows you to easily invite team members from anywhere in the world to collaborate in real-time and finish projects faster.
Bridging the Digital Divide For Trade Contractors and Trade Workers, DADO joins all your data and documents from many sources into one searchable system. DADO is a data-and-documentation search engine for shop drawings, plans, specifications, submittals, spool drawings, and more.
Comment from DADO
"Our team at DADO has invested hundreds of hours interviewing members of the industry, from the field to the office, to deeply understand the challenges that are costing them time and money on their projects. This dedication to the industry means that we’re constantly improving our software solutions and ensuring we’re building with, and not for, the industry. We’re honored to be considered alongside other innovative companies that are driving change within the construction industry."
Teams is a business communication platform from Microsoft offering workspace chat and videoconferencing file storage and application integration.
Mobile construction management software giving builders real-time access to blueprints, punch lists, daily reports, submittals, and more accessible on iPhone, iPad, Android, and Windows.
Procore provides owners with all their project information in one place, general contractors the ability to manage their project from the palm of their hand, and specialty contractors the ability to have field and office teams working together on one system.
Revizto is an Integrated Collaboration Platform (ICP) used by Architects, Engineers, Contractors, and Owners to maximize workflows throughout the project lifecycle. Revizto enables teams to drive accountability, mitigate risks, improve timelines and maximize cost-savings by enabling real-time collaboration across platforms, model types, and teams, from in-office, on-site, and any device.
Ryvit is an integration platform that powers dataflow and enables access and connectivity to the leading Construction ERP solutions between some of the biggest names in construction tech.
Comment from Ryvit
"Ryvit's platform is at the very center of collaboration between some of the most popular and trusted names in construction technology, including Viewpoint, Procore, Newforma, InEight, and eSUB."
Tacit delivers simple, highly intuitive user experiences utilizing speech and other compelling interfaces. The Tacit UX fosters the adoption of wearables and other mobile/IIoT tools delivering value to enterprises interested in reducing downtime, improving productivity, and capturing digitized tacit knowledge.
Comment from TACIT
"Tacit is organizing both the internal and external highly skilled critical industrial workforce with the speed to knowledge at the tap of a button. We close the gap for the time it takes to access the expertise needed in real-time for use cases that involve high cost of downtime. Tacit supports Energy Sustainability Goals by scaling expertise remotely reducing the historical carbon footprint required due to travel time and enabling access to experts in real-time allowing customers to avoid unplanned incidents that impact their ESG goals, support safety and down-time costs."
Seamlessly connect your entire team with a single platform that houses budgets, drawings, change orders, forecasts, and more.
A comprehensive suite of software applications that helps any size and type of commercial contractor manage all aspects of their financials and operations. eCMS Cloud Construction ERP delivers your integrated financial and project data on demand for smarter construction.
Penta Technologies helps contractors improve operational efficiency and better serve their customers through enterprise software and services.
Comment from Penta Technologies
"For more than four decades, Penta Technologies has solved some of the biggest challenges facing construction with technology created specifically for specialty contractors."
Vista enables the seamless centralization of information with complete visibility, providing secure, fully interactive data across your organization. Viewpoint’s collaborative and intuitive cloud-based solutions can be tailored to organizations of any size increasing accountability, efficiency, and profitability with a suite of tools designed to build a better bottom line – and a better project.
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Civalgo is a cloud-based operational project management platform, which helps contractors improve field productivity by feeding a centralized dashboard that enables administrators to manage scheduling/dispatching of employees. Additionally, Civalgo allows supervisors to maintain and share across business units daily foreman logs and notes as well as track cost, project progress in real-time, execution times, quantities and labor resources allocated to various job sites.
Comment from Civalgo
"Civalgo believes in helping the mid-market heavy civil and infrastructure industry that are self performing their work and disrupt how it's handled today! Our product has been proven to help reduce the strain and anxiety of small to medium sized self performing contractors with one product from estimate to construction, no modules to buy just one platform with all the tools necessary to gain operational efficiency out in the field. We do not sell modules or features we provide best in class operational excellence!"
Corecon Technologies provides estimating and project management software solutions for general contractors, subcontractors, custom homebuilders, and engineering firms thanks to anywhere, anytime connectivity enabling construction teams to make quick and informed decisions whether via browser or mobile app.
InEight construction project management software enables you to make decisions using real-time information and insights to minimize risks, improve operational efficiency, control project costs, make educated decisions, and collaborate easily with all project stakeholders.
Kahua provides collaborative project management solutions that improve efficiency and reduce risk throughout the entire lifecycle of your capital projects.
Comment from Kahua
"Kahua has met the demand for ease of use and flexibility in construction program management, with the only low-code application platform. In 2017, CBRE Group, Inc. the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm entered into a global, strategic agreement with Kahua. In August of 2020 the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Public Buildings Service (PBS), the largest public real estate organization in the country, selected Kahua as its new enterprise-wide project management information system."
Connecting everyone who builds to everything they need. Procore provides companies the ability to work more efficiently, communicate better, and build faster from a single source of truth with their construction management platform.
ProjectSight is a top-tier construction management software for builders and contractors to help them manage all aspects of their projects from a single-source of collaboration and information for all project stakeholders.
RedTeam is a cloud-based construction software and mobile app for commercial construction estimating, bid management, schedules, project management, and job cost that assists in manage pre-construction, construction, and project closeout stages.
Comment from RedTeam
"RedTeam has continued to innovate with its subcontractor collaboration platform recently introduced (TeamPlayer) as well as the recent acquisition of Fieldlens."
SubHQ is a field-friendly project management platform for subcontractors that emphasizes the need for an easy-to-use interface that collects better data. SubHQ allows for custom project-specific setups, efficient change management workflows, project-specific timecard entries, and integrated safety and quality compliance.
Viewpoint Team is a cloud-based solution developed to enhance construction collaboration, connecting the back office and field operations with your extended team of subcontractors, suppliers, architects, and owners.
AI Clearing generates trustworthy reports covering 100% of the construction site area powered by designs, schedules, and available drone data. AI Heart solution allows for fully autonomous construction progress tracking and real-time identification of red flags.
Comment from AI Clearing
"The majority of our competitors offer manual analytics and volumetric changes tracking using detailed 3D models. So far AI-based analytics has been only used in the indoor segments, while our focus is to deploy AI on large infrastructure projects. We place great emphasis on automation, allowing us to deliver more accurate results approx. 480 times faster than using traditional surveying methods"
Converge’s construction data platform provides optimization intelligence for the entire construction process, using the power of AI and data from its state-of-the-art sensors that measure concrete strength, structural health, and asset location from factory to installation.
Comment from Converge
"As construction moves towards a digital and more sustainable future, Converge is uniquely poised to help lead that transition. Our AI-powered construction intelligence platform and wireless smart sensors enable the industry to build more efficiently, safely, and sustainably. As we continue to diversify and scale our datasets, and supercharge our digital twins, Converge will help drive a step-change in construction productivity."
Datumate provides an automated software-as-a-service cloud platform designed and built for infrastructure construction projects. It enables construction companies to monitor project progress, ensure quality, and control budgets based on actionable project execution metrics extracted from field data.
Comment from Datumate
"Datumate is unique in its focus on the infrastructure construction market. Our product was specifically designed to help the infrastructure construction industry overcome productivity stagnation. Our innovation is about making traditional manual processes automated, answering the core pain points of construction professionals. We are the first true BIM solution for the infrastructure construction market, enabling improved 4D and 5D processes for our customers."
Third-party quality assurance inspection and risk management solution provider for new building construction, Quality Built has developed a purpose-built software platform and robust proprietary database that addresses construction risk, encourages collaboration, and delivers qualitative and quantitative data – allowing builders to effectively make informed business decisions
Stanley Black and Decker (Buildup)
As a task management, punch list, and inspection software company, Buildup was designed with construction, development, and real estate professionals in mind, providing an easy-to-use collaboration tool for task management, punch list, and inspections.
Comment from Buildup
"Buildup was designed with construction, development, and real estate professionals in mind, providing a very easy-to-use collaboration tool for task management, punch list, and inspections. The mobile-first application allows users to document conditions, request action, and communicate in the built environment. Buildup is an easy-to-use software that provides both time and cost savings for managers along with improved visibility of the project to executives. With Buildup, teams have benefitted from faster closeout times, higher quality of turned-over projects, and overall spent less time on inspections and more time on higher-value activities."
T2D2 uses artificial intelligence to detect and categorize damage and defects – including cracks, spalls, corrosion, and more by analyzing images and video. The app’s geolocalization module maps detected damage to a 3D model of the structure.
Comment from T2D2
"We are bringing state-of-the-art machine vision technology to disrupt the large structural/facade inspection industry. T2D2 has won the NYC Hack-the-Building-Code competition in 2020 leading to the city issuing a Building Bulletin allowing the use of AI and computer vision to supplement façade inspections in the city."
Aclaimant system is resolution performance software powered by incident management technology. The workflow system streamlines every phase of risk management including workplace safety, incident/claims management, and analytics into an easy-to-use workflow tool.
Comment from Aclaimant
"Aclaimant’s mission is to help companies transform their risk culture in a simple and easy way. Workplaces, especially in construction and building operations, need to address workplace incidents, injuries, and claims quickly and efficiently and be able to identify which changes to make to create safer work environments. Construction contractors have enough complexity to manage in their day-to-day work outside of safety protocols. Through our technology, our customers keep their employees and businesses safer and proactively manage their risk. Our technology is designed to reduce the life cycle and escalation level of any type of business-related insurance claim, allowing the companies we work with to rethink how they actively manage risk and proactively protect what’s important to them."
Checkit can help improve your business performance through a complete compliance service or their intelligent platform that provides real-time control of teams, sites, routine tasks, checks, and processes.
To enhance the safety and efficiency of heavy machinery, INTSITE employs AI and Deep Learning to optimize and automate the machinery at the center of a worksite, transforming the performance of industries focused on heavy machinery, amongst construction & mining. Originally developed as a guidance system and smart dashboard for construction cranes, INTSITE’s technology has rapidly expanded to other industries, where the experience of suboptimal heavy machine usage creates similar challenges to both efficiency and profitability.
Iterisk will work with your business through the supply chain, operations, and construction life cycle providing the client a full assessment of risk (discovery), collaborator of the best staff (unity), and expose opportunities around performance optimization (timing). Iterisk collaborates with your company to build the most efficient risk management solution for the entire asset lifecycle, not just construction and trade.
Predictive Solutions' occupational safety software predicts and prevents workplace injuries through safety observations and safety culture. With Predictive Solutions, construction companies receive a 360-degree view of their operational risk simply by walking the job site with a smartphone or tablet which clearly allows you to identify which projects or team members are most at risk and coordinate with your team to overcome those risks.
Procore provides a proactive approach to safety allowing companies to identify and address safety trends like they haven't been able to before. Field teams are now able to comply with construction safety regulations and quality specifications with the tools Procore provides.
QuickBase is the platform that businesses use to quickly turn ideas about better ways to work into apps that make them more efficient, informed, and productive. QuickBase provides a platform for safe, secure, and sustainable application development with fewer IT burdens and risks.
Raken’s construction project management software is a solution for creating daily reports, time cards, toolbox talks, and insights. Additionally, you can add work logs/subcontractor information, safety observations, equipment, visitors, notes, and photos to your daily reports in minutes.
Smartvid.io enables Predictive-Based Safety, helping companies identify projects at the highest risk for an incident and act on them to prevent incidents from occurring.
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