Mobile access to accurate and reliable project data is essential to job site productivity in today’s construction industry.

But while leaders are increasingly investing in mobile construction management software, effective technological deployment remains a challenge for many.

In August, software company PlanGrid and management consulting company FMI released the results of a survey that uncovered two critical problems with how companies are using mobile technology:

Three-quarters of general contractors and subcontractors provide mobile devices to project managers and field supervisors, but only 18% of those companies use those devices to access project data.

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