June 7, 2018 Jason Peter Brown No comments

StatsLog Welcomes Rick Ellson

StatsLog is happy to introduce Rick Ellson – our new Regional Business Development Officer for Western Canada. Rick has an extensive and diverse technical and management background with over 20 years at the senior level. His strong technical experience and demonstrated business track record will be an asset to both StatsLog and our customers. We’re […]

March 25, 2018 Jason Peter Brown No comments

Report from the Field – CSC CCA Course

I just completed the week long, intensive Construction Contract Administration (CCA) course put on by Construction Specifications Canada (CSC) in Toronto. Largely due to the dynamic personality of instructor Ted Katsoris it was more fun than I expected! Ted was serious and informative as needed, but he kept things light by periodically injecting his somewhat […]

January 15, 2018 Michael Copas No comments

We’re Hiring!

For over 30 years, StatsLog has been focused on creating the world’s most powerful and flexible construction contract administration software. Over that time, we’ve both witnessed and lead many changes to the industry. In response to these changes – which have seen the roles of owners and builders expanding at the expense of the professionals […]

November 14, 2017 Jason Peter Brown No comments

How Ripe Do You Like Your Software?

While in the minority, some FIVE system administrators don’t like automatic updates – they’re concerned that fresh-off-the-tree software might be a little too green. Until now there has only been one option – to disable automatic updates entirely.  This all-or-nothing approach can be problematic because administrators are forced to manually install updates on their own […]

September 20, 2017 Jason Peter Brown No comments

Major Hosted Cloud Improvements Rolled Out! 🚚

We recently implemented 2 significant improvements to the FIVE server software that have dramatically improved system performance, and will result in an improved experience for our FIVE Hosted Cloud subscribers. Have a look at this CPU load chart from one of our cloud servers that is hosting multiple FIVE subscriber services (lower is better): The […]

September 5, 2017 Jason Peter Brown No comments

Go West, Young Architect!

We’re pleased as punch to announce the expansion of our FIVE Hosted Cloud platform with the launch of a new cloud system on the west coast of North America! We’ve already migrated our existing subscribers that are closer to the new system geographically, giving them an improved experience at no extra charge. If you are […]

September 3, 2017 Michael Copas No comments

Approval Based Contract Administration

Reprinted with permission from CIO Review Magazine. StatsLog is proud to be named one of CIO Review Magazine’s Top 20 Most Promising Construction Technology Solution Providers for 2017! The success behind a thriving architect is not only his designing skills but also his impeccable administrative eminence to dexterously handle a project. While honing their professional […]

June 20, 2017 Michael Copas No comments

Introduction to Construction Contract Admin – Change Management

During construction, clients see evidence of your services most often through the Contract Administration (CA) forms that you issue. In Canada, these forms usually begin with CCDC 24 – 1996 – a guide to model and support documents. This blog will examine a few of the common CA form types that you can quickly and easily issue […]

February 28, 2017 Jason Peter Brown No comments

Going, Going…GONE!

One thing FIVE has always done exceptionally well is make it quick and easy to distribute your construction documents. Whether it’s smart distribution lists, automatic PDF and image collation and merging, or report scheduling, distributing documentation is one task that you’ll spend a lot less time doing with FIVE than with any alternative. And guess […]

February 21, 2017 Jason Peter Brown No comments

“I Hate Contract Admin!”

It’s a common refrain we hear from architects. Nobody becomes an architect with a dream to hack away at spreadsheets. When you first became an architect there was a decent chance you barely even knew that contract administration was a part of the job – it’s a topic that is typically given a cursory glance […]