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Construction management BLOG

The business of projects.

Giving each project the attention it deserves while growing a profitable business is hard work. Keepsite are here to help.

Construction Technology

The construction industry operating system

Productivity in construction has not meaningfully improved in more than 50 years and the construction business model is not serving anyone well. Now is the time for the industry to build anew.

Apr 1, 2017
  by
Adam Hyde
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Keepsite Updates

Diving In: Why we’ve set out to build something great

Keepsite began while we were building Bread Street Kitchen for the chef, Gordon Ramsay, in London.

Apr 1, 2016
  by
Adam Hyde
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Keepsite Updates

Diving In: From motivation to product and scale

Our motivation? Projects are hard but smart, committed, and enthusiastic people should not need to spend so much time and effort on routine administrative tasks or tasks that technology can make redundant.

Apr 1, 2016
  by
Adam Hyde
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Construction Technology

A brief history of the Web. First stop, 1961

Keepsite Co-founder and CTO Daniel Landers wants to take you on a journey. So buckle in, the Mr. Fusion reactor is loaded with 1.21 gigawatts of trash and our first stop on this Journey is 1961.

Apr 1, 2016
  by
Dan Landers
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Risk Management

Effective risk management for project-based businesses

Effective risk management is essential for achieving predictable outcomes and when the broader project team can be engaged the outcome is more predictable, higher value projects.

Apr 13, 2016
  by
David Hyde
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Project-business

Builders of skyscrapers and our changing industry

The organisational challenge of building large, complex buildings became increasingly apparent with the emergence of the modern skyscraper. It changed the industry, and change remains the norm.

Apr 22, 2016
  by
Adam Hyde
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Project-business

The greatest construction manager you've never hear of

Paul Starrett left a legacy of iconic buildings, from the Empire State to the Flatiron. He was a builder and construction manager of such skill that many of the best clients insisted he was the only man for their building.

Apr 22, 2016
  by
Adam Hyde
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Project Management

Project managers as protectors of time

The plethora of tools available helps project managers deliver for client but a managers skill at creating space and protecting the time of the project team to focus on what matters most, is key.

Jul 13, 2018
  by
David Hughes
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Construction Technology

Fairly judged. Smart contracts in construction

 In an industry where information on past performance is unavailable or not easily understood, great people and firms are forced to compete on even terms with even the worst performers. That's just crazy.

May 22, 2018
  by
David Hughes
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Project-business

The right Common Data Environment for your University Estates team

Managing a Capital Plan is a challenge. Numerous internal and external stakeholders are on your case and the pressure is always on. The right CDE will help you meet expectations and deliver great projects.

May 11, 2018
  by
David Hughes
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