Following the 2013 construction project management software benchmark report, Software Advice further states that when you are choosing contractors for your project, find out what PM (project management) tools they are using, because research suggests that construction-specific PM software helps contractors complete jobs on time more frequently than those who don’t use it.
More specifically, contractors who use construction-specific PM software are 1.5 times more likely to report that they almost always complete projects ahead of schedule rather than the those utilizing general PM software. Furthermore, these contractors are also 5 times more likely to report that they almost always finish projects early than those utilizing custom-built PM software.
The article also elaborates on several PM software in the market and how they help streamline the business process and improve communications. For more information, read the full coverage here: http://blog.softwareadvice.com/articles/construction/why-you-should-ask-your-contractor-what-project-management-tool-they-use-0708/