Touchplan’s latest innovation improves construction project performance and profitability by aligning external master schedules with daily jobsite execution plans.

Connecting the activities on the jobsite with the project controls that are set in the master schedule is a tedious manual process for field managers. This enhancement eliminates the costly errors from mishandling data and insights that are inherent with replanning daily field plans. Construction professionals and executives already on the Touchplan platform can begin using the new capabilities immediately.Source: TouchplanSource: Touchplan

"Data-driven solutions that connect the external master schedule with the real-time changes in the daily plan is the next critical step in the evolution of construction project optimization," said Michael Sullivan, general manager, Touchplan. "For the first time, contractors and owners have the ability to immediately correlate key profitability factors from the execution plan such as labor productivity, materials, quality, and safety requirements with the expectations set in pre-construction planning."

Project executives can quickly see if their upcoming schedule aligns with the master schedule, while supervisors focus on more effectively managing the job site and performance. Scheduling managers view the daily commitments and determine with confidence how the schedule is progressing. Senior management can make decisions better and faster with more effective communication.

"The primary operational benefits are clear. With critical real-time project updates now connected with the master schedule, everyone from the owner to the front line on the jobsite is able to understand where the project is in relation to the big picture. As a result, more jobs will be safer, higher quality, completed on budget and ahead of schedule. That means happier owners, happier workers, and, most importantly, happier communities served by the finished projects." Sullivan added,

Touchplan is used by over 37,000 construction professionals globally to optimize over $50 billion in project costs by making the construction process more collaborative, transparent and adaptable. The company believes that learning from data is the key to more efficient construction. Touchplan is the technology services group of MOCA Systems Inc.

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