Software Forums to Show How to Boost Profits
Nudging your subs toward adopting 21st-century home building technology, using wireless communication in the field and speeding up the construction process with scheduling software are among the topics that will be covered at four Builder Technology Forums during the upcoming International Builders’ Show and techHOMExpo in Orlando, Fla.
The interactive forums — which were featured for the first time at last year’s show — are designed to help convention-goers understand how today’s technological tools can help build a more efficient and profitable business.
Builders and software experts will be sharing the podium to provide the lowdown on specific IT and software issues and opportunities, with plenty of time for questions, at these four sessions:
- Build Your Homes Faster with Scheduling Software
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Scheduling expert and custom home builder John Barrows will lead a panel of builders and software vendors through an interactive Q&A discussion on scheduling software, how to choose it, what it does and how it can help builders operate faster.
- Wireless Communication — Get a Jump on the Next Technology Wave
Thursday, Jan. 12, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Construction industry software developer Steve Lewkowitz leads an expert panel of builders and software vendors through an interactive discussion on the benefits of using wireless communication to bring crucial back office processes into the field.
- Automating Your Subs — Avoid Bringing them into the 21st Century Kicking and Screaming
Thursday, Jan. 12, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Construction industry software developer Maggie Geoffroy will lead a panel of builders and software experts through a lively Q&A discussion on the benefits of automating your subcontractors. The panel will also discuss strategies, share real-world experiences and present tips and tricks for automating your trades.
- Increase Speed and Accuracy with Estimating Software
Friday, Jan. 13, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Building industry software expert Joe Stoddard will lead a panel of builders and software vendors through an interactive Q&A discussion on estimating software.
For more information, e-mail contact Wil Heslop, executive director of NAHB’s Business Management Department, or call him at 800-368-5242 x8472.
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