Buildots has launched a new suite of tools that enables managers to accurately plan and track weekly activities and milestones using project-specific data.
The Plan Tracker suite is designed to be integrated into existing management processes, Buildots said. It comprises two new tools: Workplan and Targets. Both tools are driven by real-world site progress data and advanced AI algorithms.
Workplan allows project managers to:
- break down project plans into smaller tasks;
- set realistic due dates for each;
- share the plan with the respective trades;
- compare actual progress against plans; and
- use the system-provided feedback to continuously improve performance.
Targets enables managers to set critical milestones in the system and accurately track the progression of the project toward meeting these goals. This includes subcontractor performance and supply chain issues. Users can add new operational and contractual targets, assign related tasks and activities, and set due dates in one place. This functionality helps users to identify issues early and take corrective measures to protect those milestones.
According to Buildots, the Plan Tracker suite draws on lean construction methods, offering a “high level of interactivity, encouraging methodical planning, enabling managerial autonomy, and improving accountability with teams and subcontractors”.
Lean construction, known for its emphasis on control and predictability through maximising value and minimising waste, is particularly well-suited for project teams seeking to streamline processes, visualise progress and make data-driven decisions.
Aviv Leibovici, Buildots co-founder and CPO, said: “Plan Tracker gives our customers greater control and more ways to interact with and gain value from the unique dataset generated by Buildots.
“We have taken a close look at how customers use the platform to identify opportunities to add value. We realised that there are countless situations and decisions that construction managers face that could greatly benefit from the data collected onsite.
“Plan Tracker presents a bridge between this invaluable data and the managers who need it. It provides unprecedented insights that will now help them manage projects even more effectively.”
The Plan Tracker suite is available immediately to all current Buildots users and new customers. Buildots will host a live online demonstration of the new Plan Tracker suite on 20 July.
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