10 ways to get your field teams to use construction software

ANASTASIOS KOUTSOGIANNIS | May 16, 2019

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Kickstarting the digital journey of your business is never easy. Heavy resource management, bold initiatives and continuous effort are required in order to convince everyone in your organisation to go digital. Both field teams and people in the office can sometimes be resistant to change as a result of their unwillingness to alter the way they work on a day to day basis or due to the lack of trust on the newly-implemented tools.

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