CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULING THAT WORKS THE WAY YOU DO

Deliver your homes on time and under budget using Mark Systems' Residential Construction Scheduling software. True multiple critical path schedules, with multiple predecessors and successors, are tied directly into pay points and quality checklists. 

User defined schedule reports, milestone reports and direct Excel and Microsoft Project integration in IHMS give upper management constant feedback on construction performance. 

Online, real-time delivery and schedule updates ensure accurate information across the enterprise.



Designed for home builders of any size, the residential construction scheduling software modules in IHMS helps deliver homes on-time and on-budget:

  • Base house schedules can be defined by product, series, build time or any other schedule criteria
  • Option schedules modify base schedules automatically based on sales and design center selections. 

INTEGRATED QUALITY CHECKLISTSIHMS National Housing Quality Checklist

Mark Systems' Residential Construction Scheduling software module includes complete support for user-defined quality checklist, including National Housing Research Center recommended checklists items.

Developed in conjunction with multiple National Housing Quality (NHQ) Award winners, IHMS supports activity based quality checks, field reviews, and NHQ Certified subcontractors, with:

  • Real time schedules on individual web portals
  • Email notification of inspection problems
  • Payment holds based on inspection failures
  • Performance tracking by subcontractor and superintendent






INTEGRATED PAYMENT APPROVALS

Keep your field managers out of the office and in the field with the residential construction scheduling software modules in IHMS. Superintendents can approve or hold vendor payments while they're progressing the house.

  • From one screen, supers can access activity detail, quality checklists, Work Orders, Purchase Orders, and VPO's associated with each schedule step.
  • User defined non-payment reasons are transmitted instantly to subcontractors.
  • Update schedules and approve payments on one screen from any wireless device.

Multi-critical path scheduling - Specifically for Home Builders

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Residential construction scheduling is more than just a timeline. Construction changes from selected options, concurrent trade activities, quality inspections, and the demands of closing schedules require a powerful, flexible scheduling product that really understands residential construction.

The residential construction scheduling software modules in Mark Systems' IHMS meet every home building schedule requirement:

  • Unlimited multiple predecessor steps
  • Real-time communicaton between back office, field personnel, and trade partners
  • Integrated quality checklists
  • Multiple display formats, including Executive Dashboard calendar that displays by community, house, activity, subcontractor, or any combination
  • Direct Microsoft Excel and Project integration for unlimited reporting options
  • Web-based payment approval with complete approval audit trail 

Instant, Transparent Delivery Utilizing the IHMS Internet ToolKit 

Mark Systems' IHMS Construction Scheduling software module delivers real time schedule changes instantly and transparently:

  • Subcontractors see 7 days' scheduled activity at the top of their Internet ToolKit dashboard
  • Subcontractors can see their schedules over any period, in calendar or list form, by community, house or activity
  • Superintendents see all schedules for assigned communities, in calendar or list form, by community, house, subcontractor, activity or any combination.
  • Schedules recalculate instantly as changes are made or activities complete - no waiting for tomorrow to see current schedule status! 

Complete Integration

Utilizing the same SQL database as every other process, IHMS eliminates the need for manual entry of construction invoices. By integrating approvals forPurchase Orders, Work Orders, and Variance Purchase Orders with the construction schedule, IHMS let's superintendents progress construction reporting and approve or deny payment on the associated work orders with the click of a mouse. 

Management Level reportingIHMS Executive Dashboard | Home Builder Software

User defined schedule reports, milestone reports, and direct Excel and Microsoft Project integration in Mark Systems' IHMS Construction Scheduling software module give upper management constant feedback on construction performance.

Using IHMS Executive Vision, managers can instantly review houses at risk and percentage of on-time delivery. Select by date, company, community, model, elevation, salesperson, vendor, house, or any combination of these.

 
The Bottom Line: Mark Systems' Residential Construction Scheduling Software module delivers real time schedule changes instantly and transparently, allowing your Superintendents and Trade Partners to review and adapt without coming into the office.

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