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May 28, 2024

Board of Directors

Timo Lehmus Appointed to the Board of Directors of Urakka.app Software Oy

Urakka.app Software Oy is delighted to announce the appointment of Timo Lehmus to the company's board of directors.

May 10, 2024

Board of Directors

Antti Aaltonen Appointed to the Board of Directors of Urakka.app Software Oy

Urakka.app Software Oy is delighted to announce the appointment of Antti Aaltonen to the company's board of directors. Aaltonen brings with him extensive expertise and experience covering a wide range of areas in the construction industry, including strategy development, operational improvement, productivity enhancement, digitalization, and quality.

Apr 17, 2024

Guest author, project engineer (scheduling coordinator)

Keeping schedules is a combination of good scheduling by management and real-time tracking of progress.

In the construction industry, the phase schedules of construction sites are largely created by one or two individuals. The scheduling coordinator creates and manages the schedule, and in this task, they may receive support and insight from the site manager, who is ultimately responsible for completing the project within the given time frame.

Apr 10, 2024

Guest author, project engineer

It's time to reduce the use of guesswork and stop rewarding employees based on their appearance.

"Did significant time go into planning work areas, or were all our employees simply dumped on the site to figure out their work areas themselves? Are workers doing their tasks haphazardly across the site without discipline and order, with no knowledge of who achieves what actual benefit?"

Apr 5, 2024

Guest author, site manager

Is there ever a good time to change practices?

The outdated practices in the construction industry are in need of renewal, and now, in the early stages of the era of artificial intelligence, it is an excellent time to transition to more technologically advanced solutions.

Apr 3, 2024

A visiting author, personnel of the main contractor

Efficient operation on the construction site relies largely on more than just the speed of the installers.

"The workers have finally arrived on site, but they don't have detailed information about where their installations should take place."

Mar 28, 2024

A visiting author, project engineer (schedule coordinator)

"We're stuck in meetings again and can't get to the field to check on the progress of the workers."

A contractor's site manager's time is largely spent elsewhere than in the field monitoring and directing the situation. Absences of their own staff aren't reported, and real-time logging or progress tracking of individuals isn't possible. Moreover, resource planning for workers across multiple sites for several months ahead can easily leave one scratching their head.

Mar 27, 2024

Access data at construction site gates: statutory reporting, hour tracking, or something entirely different?

In the digital age of construction sites, access data has become commonplace. Workers clock in and out of construction sites with personal cards, and this information is utilized for various purposes - including reporting to tax authorities. But how useful is it to track access data at construction site gates? Does it provide real insight into efficiency, or does it simply create additional bureaucracy and distrust on the site?

Mar 25, 2024

Driving from one construction site to another in a rush - is your site management running itself ragged?

The daily life of a site manager in the construction industry can be hectic. Traditionally, managing construction sites has often meant constant rushing between locations, directing workers, delivering materials, and resolving errors and deficiencies reported by clients. This sounds familiar to many in the industry, and it's far from efficient and smooth project management.

Mar 21, 2024

Efficiency in Work: The Key to Success Lies in Task Assignment

In the world of construction projects, time is money, and the efficiency of work is a key factor in the success of projects. The roots of efficiency extend deep into the core of task assignment itself. However, not all projects have been accustomed to providing employees with clear instructions—both in terms of time and method of execution. As a result, the completion of tasks may significantly exceed the estimated time, which is not beneficial for anyone.

Mar 20, 2024

Contractor, How to Stand Out from Competitors?

Choosing the right subcontractor is one of the most critical decisions for the success of a construction project.

Mar 12, 2024

How to Boost Productivity on Construction Sites: Five Easy Tips for Subcontractors

This article discusses concrete strategies subcontractors can employ to enhance productivity on construction sites. Tips include more efficient work planning, leveraging digital tools, maintaining team motivation, optimizing schedules, and fostering a culture of continuous learning.

For instance, tools like Urakka.app can assist in project management and communication, reducing downtime and improving efficiency.

Mar 13, 2024

Why Would an Employee Do More Than Necessary?

Construction workers often face challenges when tasks are not clearly defined or when communication is lacking. This can lead to frustration and inefficiency, which in turn affects the success of the entire project. Fortunately, there are ways that not only make workdays smoother but also offer opportunities for additional earnings for employees.

Jan 1, 2024

Houssein Saade Appointed as CEO of Urakka.app

Houssein Saade has been appointed as the CEO of Urakka.app effective January 1, 2024.

Jul 1, 2023

Urakka.app Beta Released on App Stores

The Urakka.app beta version has been released on both Apple's and Google's app stores. You can download the app, register as a user, and streamline your contracting work starting today.

Feb 22, 2024

"Can you get 4 tilers to the construction site by tomorrow?"

In the construction industry, rapid changes and labor needs are common. You might be asked, "Can you get 4 tilers to the construction site by tomorrow?" Answering such questions can be challenging and time-consuming, but with Urakka.app's Allocation functionality, it can be done easily and quickly.

Feb 6, 2023

When you implement ticketing and chaining, you can say goodbye to Excel planning.

In the construction industry, project planning and monitoring can be challenging, but with tickets and chaining, you can significantly ease site management and organization. In this blog post, we'll explain how tickets and chaining can replace traditional Excel planning.

Jan 30, 2023

Video instructions for every task and maximum efficiency in performance!

In today's construction industry, it's increasingly important for professionals to work efficiently, safely, and with high quality. One way to ensure these aspects is by utilizing video instructions on the construction site. In this blog post, we'll go through how video instructions can achieve maximum efficiency in performance and enhance site operations.

Jan 25, 2023

Already have an ERP, but do you have an app for site management?

In the construction industry, it's important to utilize efficient tools and applications to ensure productivity and quality. While many companies already have an ERP system (Enterprise Resource Planning) in place, do you already have a site management mobile app? In this blog post, we'll discuss why a site management mobile app is a crucial addition to an ERP system and how it can help streamline site operations.

Jan 15, 2023

These four factors cause inefficiency in construction

Efficiency in construction is crucial for meeting deadlines, budgets, and quality standards. However, there are several factors in the construction industry that can lead to inefficiency and compromise the outcome of a project. In this blog post, we will explore four significant factors that contribute to inefficiency in construction.

Jan 6, 2023

How AI Can Assist Site Management

AI has transformed various industries in recent years, and construction sites are no exception. In this blog post, we'll explore five ideas on how AI can assist site management and introduce the new OpenAI ChatGPT integration, which enables automatic ticketing during video calls for site management.

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