How to protect company-managed devices

How To Protect Company Managed Devices blog

Phones, tablets, and laptops have become just as vital to Australian tradies as a power drill. That’s because trades work progressively involves communicating over long distances, navigating unfamiliar routes, taking photos of projects, and logging work hours. It’s also much more convenient to carry portable devices than lug around stacks of compliance forms and invoice […]

How to transition your team onto job management software

How to transition your team onto job management software blog

Job management software is vital in helping Australian trade service businesses schedule work, get paid, be productive, and stay safe. Implementing the software is a no-brainer for those who want a competitive edge, and finding the right one is a challenge in itself. However, even more daunting than finding the right job management software is […]

A comprehensive guide to construction bidding in Australia

your comprehensive guide to construction bidding in Australia blog

Running a successful construction company in Australia is no walk in the park. It’s riddled with challenges including business marketing, job scheduling, accounting, and maintaining relationships with architects and subcontractors. However, no matter how long you’ve been in business, the most difficult part will almost always be construction bidding. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help […]

Have you outgrown your in-house job management platform?

have you outgrown your in-house job management system blog

When Australian trades businesses start, they develop their own in-house job management platform to organise projects, schedule jobs, and manage billing processes. However, their technology requirements inevitably change as they grow. In-house software that may have been helpful in the beginning may be sorely outdated by the time they’ve added new processes and employees.  If […]

What are the essential tools tradies should use to connect and collaborate?

What are the essential tools tradies should use to connect and collaborate blog

The golden rule in the trades services industry is to always come prepared with the right tools. However, that rule doesn’t just involve what’s inside a tradie’s toolbox. Australian tradies are increasingly spending less time in the office so they can focus on completing jobs and turning a profit. Therefore, to work optimally in a […]

What will 5G mean for your trade business?

What will 5G mean for your trade business

The fifth-generation broadband network is quickly becoming widespread in Australia. Right now, 5G networks have been rolled out in major cities including Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Perth. 5G areas show significant performance improvements compared to 3G and 4G technologies, bringing faster speeds and more reliable connectivity. This has big implications for your trade […]

8 Best productivity apps for tradies in 2020

best productivity apps for tradies 2020

There’s nothing more important to trade businesses than a productive workforce. Without it, your projects get delayed, customer satisfaction declines, and profitability takes a serious hit. However, increasing your output isn’t as simple as telling tradies to work more hours. In fact, this strategy often leads to employee burnout and higher turnover rates. If you […]

6 Reasons why you need multi-factor authentication on mobile devices

multifactor authentication on mobile devices

Passwords have long been a staple in cybersecurity. Everyone knows that a strong password is vital to safeguard mobile devices and sensitive information. Passwords must be unique 12-character sequences with a good mix of letters, numbers, and symbols. However, even the longest and most complex passwords can be a system’s weak link. Cybercriminals are constantly […]

Drones in construction: Are they worth it? 

Drones in construction Are they worth it

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, have come far from being niche photography gadgets only available to tech enthusiasts. Today, they’re game-changing tools that are becoming increasingly popular in commercial industries, including film, agriculture, and more importantly, construction. Given the labour-intensive and risky nature of their work, construction companies stand to benefit the most from […]