#SynergyTips — Multi-currency invoicingPost by Constantine Carluen - July 12th, 2019
How can Synergy’s multi-currency invoicing update make your international AEC design project invoicing easy breezy? Technical content developer, Constantine Carluen shows you how in this SynergyTips post about our April 2019 update.
How to captain change in your AEC business — eight savvy stepsPost by Synergy - July 9th, 2019
New initiatives, tech updates, project-centred work, evolving competition. It all piles up to push us and our AEC design businesses to continually change. We look at Kotter’s eight-step change management model so we can all make that fact a strength.
What ‘collaboration’ means to Drawboard/BullclipPost by Synergy - July 4th, 2019
What does ‘collaboration’ actually mean in the architectural, engineering, and construction design (AEC) industry? Drawboard’s Rowan Matz tells you not only that, but also how to do it well.
What the bleep is EVM? And why do I care? — Managing AEC project performancePost by Paul Hemmings - June 27th, 2019
Synergy’s June release gave you project performance management, which uses EVM to star-rate the health of your projects at a glance…. So what the bleep is EVM? Why should you care? And what’s with seeing these stars?
How Salt³ shook up their engineering firm with industry-specific management softwarePost by Synergy - June 24th, 2019
Shakin’ it up — Salt³ director Jo Garretty tells us how she shepherded the engineering consultancy’s expansion with AEC-specific software solutions.
Design, deliver and perform in your business with Total SynergyPost by Synergy - June 20th, 2019
Built environment design business and project management software specialist Total Synergy is heading to CIBSE Build2Perform to exhibit for its second year in November 2019.
Three most common challenges when implementing a new project management systemPost by Synergy - June 19th, 2019
Pass the paracetamol? Changing your project management system can bring on a migraine. We’re here to cure what ails you by looking at the top three things that bring the burn when implementing new software — and the cures.
Best practice — Building a multi-sector/multi-client pipeline of workPost by Lucy Mori - June 5th, 2019
In this series of guest posts by architect and business consultant Lucy Mori, she shares her valuable insights into the top things architects need to get right when setting up for success — Find out what’s second on the list...
Working better together — clarity in the cloudPost by Synergy - June 3rd, 2019
Ever looked at your over-stuffed email inbox and thought, “372 unread emails? Yessssss!”… Nope, neither have we. That’s why we’re reminding ourselves why cloud collaboration means working better together, clearer communication, improved bottom line, and less eye-rolling at emails.
Using your project portal to put out for tender — so easy you don’t even need to stretch up!Post by Paul Hemmings - May 27th, 2019
Don’t emails annoy you? Seriously, don’t they? Emails are a terrible way to work together. Portals are the way forward, folks. Collaboration without collusion. Paul Hemmings shows you how much time, money, and sanity can be saved with Synergy’s update.
The cost of opportunity — working out how much you actually pay for softwarePost by Synergy - May 22nd, 2019
In a dizzying new day of licences and hardware-free software, what do you actually get for your software fees? And how much is it, really? Synergy’s founder and CEO Scott Osborne walks us through working out what we’re spending.
Best practice — Allocate time to manage your business as well as your projectsPost by Lucy Mori - May 13th, 2019
In this series of guest posts by architect and business consultant Lucy Mori, she shares her valuable insights into the top things architects need to get right when setting up for success — Get the scoop on the first of them...
Hard benefits of software for AEC project managementPost by Synergy - May 8th, 2019
What are the advantages of a project management software solution for architects, engineers and built environment design businesses? If that question makes you shudder, it’s alright. We’ve got you.
Invoices without borders — the benefit of Synergy’s multi-currency invoicing updatePost by Paul Hemmings - May 6th, 2019
As an architecture, engineering, or construction design practice with an office that works in a particular currency, what happens when you have to invoice in other countries, where the invoicing is in a different currency? Paul Hemmings explains the benefit of Synergy’s multi-currency invoicing update.
Skill and (avail)ability — resource planning of staff in a built environment design businessPost by Paul Hemmings - April 29th, 2019
Skill and (avail)ability — how do you manage resource planning of your staff in a built environment design business? Synergy’s product manager Paul Hemmings shows you how we help you do it.
Location, location, location — the opportunities in Synergy’s multi-office releasePost by Paul Hemmings - April 15th, 2019
Location, location, location — Total Synergy’s product manager, Paul Hemmings looks at the problems and pros of being a business with multiple offices, and the opportunities in Synergy’s multi-office release.
Synergy2019 — our national conference returnsPost by Jamie Millar - April 8th, 2019
Are you an architect, engineer, or construction design professional who wants to do better business with technology? Read Jamie Millar’s take on why our #Synergy2019 conference is especially for you.
More time to grow — how HBL Associates use Synergy to stay nimblePost by Synergy - April 7th, 2019
How does a growing consulting engineering business keep progressing without losing their responsiveness to staff and client growth? We ask HBL Associates’ Liam Massey how they used Synergy to save an average eight admin hours a day.
#SynergyTips — Timesheets daily notesPost by Constantine Carluen - April 5th, 2019
In March 2019 we rolled out the Synergy timesheets daily notes update to demonstrate what we all know: if you wanna remember it, you gotta write it down.
RIBA Future Leaders updatePost by Synergy - April 2nd, 2019
We love supporting architectural industry events. Last week, we got to hang out with RIBA at Future Leaders 2019, part one of a three-part leadership programme, in London.
Punching the clock: the cost of time in an AEC design business
More time to grow — how HBL Associates use Synergy to stay nimble
Best practice — Allocate time to manage your business as well as your projects
The value of cross discipline collaboration for structural engineers and the tools to do it
How Salt³ shook up their engineering firm with industry-specific management software
The cost of opportunity — working out how much you actually pay for software
Constructing a technology strategy
Best practice — Building a multi-sector/multi-client pipeline of work
Transmittals simplified — your future of project information management
Interview — Brett Lucchesi – Cenit Structural Engineers
Gettin’ digi with it — the unforeseen advantages of MTD for your business
Margins — architecture and profit
Pure cloud vs fake cloud
Hitting the right note — recording time expenditure in Synergy just got easier
Head in the clouds, feet on the ground — Microsoft Office embraces the future
Technology solves architecture practice challenges for Bespoke Architects
Why is Wingman a man?
More time for clients — how technology helps John Coward Architects directors focus on clients
6 myths limiting architecture and engineering practice growth
Location, location, location — the opportunities in Synergy’s multi-office release
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