Choosing the Right Solution

When looking for ways to improve business, Owners and their Management team spend a great deal of time looking at inefficiencies and how to better their operations so that they can make more money. They don’t have to look too hard to find that there is a lot of waste within their equipment...

Challenges for Technology Adoption

You probably have already heard or read about the “cautions” of implementing a new technology, but I am not here to be a naysayer. I am here to help you get prepared for what may or may not happen.

A Guide to World of Concrete 2020

When is World of Concrete 2020? World of Concrete kicks off on February 3, 2020 for educational seminars and on February 4, 2020 for exhibits. The show runs until February 7, 2020.

Setting KPIs for Technology Implementation

If you are reading this, you are probably on your way to implementing a new technology and want to be able to “show” that it is working. However, you may not be sure where to start or what really “matters” in the grand scheme of things.

Construction Industry Trends for 2020: Technology

As 2019 winds down and you are looking toward a new year with new opportunity, here are some construction industry trends specific to construction technology to watch out for.  

4 Construction Industry Challenges for 2020

2020 will mark the end of a decade and a fresh start into a new year and period. For the construction industry, many of the challenges wrestled with in 2019 will carry over into 2020. I predict, and many will agree, that these will and there will be a new one to add to the challenges facing the...

5 Reasons to Embrace Construction Technology

It is no secret and it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone reading this that construction technology is being released at an exponential rate.  McKinsey reported construction technology as a growth area and startup funding is investing billions in this growing industry.

What is Construction Technology?

This is a common question. It is a good one and it is more widespread than you may think. Currently, construction technology is used for bidding, project management, advancements in equipment and tools, and the list goes on.

A Guide to World of Asphalt 2019

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Tracking Hours of Service in Construction

The US Department of Transportation sets rules for commercial vehicles that mandate drive-time and rest-time tracking. These figures are used to ensure drivers get enough rest while on the road. These requirements seem obvious to long haul trucking companies, but these rules also apply to the...

Best Practices for Preventing Theft on Small and Mid-Sized Assets

  In my experience, business owners in the construction industry all have issues with theft prevention.  If you find yourself in this position, know you are not alone.  Having your tools and equipment “walk away” from a job site...

A Guide to World of Concrete 2019

When is World of Concrete 2019? World of Concrete kicks off on January 21, 2019 for seminars and on January 22, 2019 for exhibits.  The show runs until January 25, 2019.

How GPS Tracking Works

GPS technology is so pervasive we rarely stop to think how it works. The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a fascinating system serving billions of users that took decades to form. Let’s take look at how GPS tracking works and how it fits for asset tracking and fleet management.

3 Reasons Why Effective Managers Need Asset Tracking

Completing projects on time and within budget is a complex, challenging endeavor, especially if your business has several concurrent jobs spread over a broad geographic area. Asset tracking is a critical tool to helping teams control their assets. However, there is more to asset management than...

The Evolution of Vehicle Telematics: How we Got to Now

Telematics – the remote monitoring and collection of vehicle data – is nothing new. Through the use of location, speed, and engine computer data, telematics helps to reduce fuel and maintenance costs, improve coordination and scheduling, and helps with safety and compliance. With all these great...

The Challenges of High/Fast Growth Companies vis-a-vis Asset Tracking

The dream of many owners is to grow their company from a small business to one of the major players in their market, and to do it quickly and strategically. As anyone who has attempted this journey knows, it’s a lot easier said than done – especially if you don’t invest in the technology and...

Top 4 Reasons to Attend GIE Expo (and Hardscape North America)

This event isn’t just one tradeshow.  It is two!  The GIE Expo is one of the tradeshows.  Hardscape North America is the second.  They are both at the same location, which gives an attendee or exhibitor the two-for-one ability to see what is going on in the industry and to get some quality...

What is Asset Management Software?

Asset management software is a computer program or digital system that helps keep track of an organization’s stuff. That stuff can be machines, vehicles, products, or pretty much any physical item that matters in terms of cost or revenue. Asset management is needed because things - large and...

Top 3 Reasons to Attend The 2018 Landscape Show and FNGLA

Tenna is thrilled to be exhibiting this year at The 2018 Landscape Show (booth 1079), which is presented by Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA). Here are our top 3 reasons for becoming a member of FNGLA and for participating in the show.

Choosing the Right Tracking Technology

We’ve been there. We’ve lost parts, had them stolen, misplaced them so that we had to rent or order more. We’ve had heavy equipment break down mid-operation due to infrequent maintenance and lost time on the project schedule to accommodate repairs. We’ve sacrificed margin on our jobs after...

Transportation Compliance and What it Means for Fleet Managers

Commercial drivers and fleet operators must comply with a number of regulatory requirements. These have strange acronyms and may seem burdensome, but in reality they largely can codify good business practices that aren’t difficult to implement with the right tools. In this post we’ll explain...

The Evolution of Asset Tracking Usage

The basic start to today’s complex industrial asset management systems probably started with a simple question like, “Where the heck is that skip loader when we need it?” It was driven by frustrated foremen or site managers who were tired of wasting time and money conducting labor-intensive...

Asset Tracking Data Security FAQs

As industrial companies rely more and more on asset tracking information to manage operations, protecting their data becomes more important than ever. Unfortunately, computer hackers are a highly sophisticated group, often possessing skills and technologies that outstrip the capabilities of...

The Business of IoT

There’s a lot of talk these days about IoT, or the Internet of Things. But what, exactly, is IoT and what does it do?