The construction industry faces unique challenges that Excel can’t account for. According to research, 94% of spreadsheets contain errors. One small data entry could end up costing millions of dollars in extensive construction projects.
Excel spreadsheets don’t provide a full view of the project to accurately plan, manage, and schedule the work. If you’re still using Excel to plan your projects, consider the following ways Excel can hinder your construction planning.
Excel spreadsheets weren’t built for construction planning.
Hoylu for Construction was built for construction planning with experts in the industry. Hoylu supports Lean processes, LPS®, Pull Planning and more.
Excel doesn’t offer easy access to the latest version and there’s no way to add context, such as plans, designs, pictures, etc.
Hoylu is an easy-to-use, cloud-based software that automatically saves all your work. Your project plans can include Google maps, CAD drawing, images, and more.
Excel doesn’t allow for collaboration.
Hoylu’s visual collaboration software seamlessly connects teams to project plans so they can plan the project, visualize the full scope, and interact in real time.
Excel won’t send you alerts or notifications of job delays or crew management issues.
Hoylu for Construction provides crews with real-time reporting of PPC, crew size, WWP, and more.
Excel is very manual and time-consuming
Hoylu’s workspaces are easy to use and combine whiteboards with construction planning tools to give you a single source of truth.
Excel gives you formula, cells, and version-control issues.
Hoylu provides an accurate view of the project plan so you can make better decisions. Hoylu has integrations with P6, MS Project and more.
Excel takes time to learn.
The construction industry has a low tolerance for software that’s hard to use or doesn’t work the way it’s supposed to. Hoylu for Construction has a simple interface that everyone will like.
Hoylu for Construction is a comprehensive project management solution that addresses the specific needs of the construction industry. It offers a range of features, including real-time collaboration, automatic updates, visual project planning, and team communication.
With Hoylu, construction teams can plan and execute projects more efficiently, reduce the risk of errors, and stay connected and informed about project changes. As a cloud-based software, Hoylu is easy to use and accessible from anywhere, making it an essential tool for construction professionals looking to streamline their workflows and improve project outcomes.