Tip From Our Instructors: The “Start on New Day” Setting in Asta Powerproject

A Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling tool such as Asta Powerproject utilizes several pieces of information – calendar, duration, links, etc. – to calculate dates for each task.   Within Powerproject, there is an additional setting that can affect the Start Date of tasks. It is called “Start on New Day”. It is important that…
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When Do I Need To Switch Construction Management Software?

Every construction management software is different, but every construction team is different. Some systems are optimal for large teams while others are optimal for small teams. Regardless of the solution you choose, it’s important to know when to cut the cord and move on. Too many construction professionals come to us after they have spent…
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How PCS Adapted to their Changing Market with Asta Powerproject

Project and Construction Services, Inc. is a 55-person construction management firm in Cleveland, Ohio. As a 25 year old company, PCS knows its way around a construction site. With that experience comes a need for the best software the industry has to offer. Before working with Catalyst, PCS was using Primavera P6 and was struggling…
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Six Reasons Elecosoft Powerproject Is the Best Construction Management Software

If you ask the average construction manager what his favorite construction management software is, he would probably list off Primavera P6 out of habit.  With Primavera’s massive market share, it is unlikely that he has tried everything else.  Despite their market share, however, we believe that a little-known, but very powerful competitor could be the…
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