The People Are Not The Problem!

Trent O'Sullivan Productivity, Quality

Leaders are not responsible for the job, they are responsible for the people who are responsible for the job.  There are ‘Leaders’ and ‘Those Who Lead’ ‘Leaders’ hold a position of power or authority, and people follow them because they have too. ‘Those Who Lead’ inspire others, and people follow because they want too. When the majority of people behave …

What you do proves what you believe

Trent O'Sullivan Productivity

Law of Diffusion of Innovation Innovators are comfortable making intuitive gut decisions based on what they believe, because they want to be first. Early Adopters will not try something until someone else has tried it first. Early Majority will adopt a new product after seeing it used successfully by either “innovators” and “early adopters” Late Majority adopts new technology only after …

Site Diary Entries with Photo Attachments

Trent O'Sullivan Software Updates, Timesheets, Trade Sub-contractor

Our customers asked and here it is – the ability to add photo and document attachments to your site diary entries. This can be helpful to track variations onsite, progress pictures, delays or defects. Also PDF documents such as project plans and drawings or site instructions and labour dockets. Head to the productivity page and attach away. You can view …

Trade-Up to develop Artificial Intelligence Platform

Trent O'Sullivan Productivity, Software Updates, Trade Sub-contractor

Introducing Trade-Up TechLauncher Team Members Project Name: Construction Project Resourcing In collaboration with the Australian National University – College of Engineering & Computer Science Delays in construction programming cost the Australian economy billions annually, with up to 60% of mega projects found to fail in time and cost overruns. Utilizing artificial intelligence with aggregated historical data the Trade-Up operating platform will …

Getting Along, is Getting Ahead

Trent O'Sullivan Industrial Relations and HR, Productivity

Have you ever thought about what makes your team tick ? Why they can achieve what they do – and what holds them back from hitting the goals we want them too? By nature people want to achieve. When we think about this in the workplace, and what it means on a construction site, it impacts many things. Completing the …

TimeSheet Only Projects

admin Industrial Relations and HR, Timesheets, Trade Sub-contractor

Trade-Up projects can be set to “Timesheets Only” in the project setting screen. These projects will be excluded from the Company Productivity Graph. The notes on the right hand side are a great way to communicate with payroll and managers exactly what happened for specific employees. Timesheets are easy to enter on the mobile app – with the notes section …

Productivity for all Trades 

admin Productivity, Trade Sub-contractor

While Trade-Up was originally designed for Masonry, the response from our subcontractors was so amazing we have expanded the product to work for all trades. You can now measure productivity of any construction crew or trade – tell your friends all about it. We would love to hear from them. Trade-Up calculates time sheet information and materials installed every day …