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Leveraging Templates in Sigma

Templates are an incredibly useful way to save time when making estimates with Sigma. In fact, we’ve regularly seen companies use them internally as a way to share knowledge. Templates include several aspects of the project, including a breakdown structure that you can use as a starting point. If you regularly do the same type […] read more

Making the Most out of Estimate Breakdowns

We are often asked if there is a good method for breaking down a construction project. There are many ways to work with estimates, but first and foremost, you have to make sure you include everything. Because construction projects are complex, it helps to break them down into much simpler pieces. Sigma offers a number […] read more

Save time with a tool built to support your specific needs

In our view, software only works to help users if it really understands what it’s trying to solve. We specifically set out to build a platform that makes it possible to deliver successful construction projects for all levels of users. Take Excel, for example, which is a very general purpose tool. It wouldn’t understand if […] read more

How to Avoid Mistakes While Breaking Down Workflow

Breaking down the workflow for a construction estimate requires consistency and accuracy. That’s why it’s extremely important to use the intuition and experience you’ve gained from completing previous construction projects. Although Sigma gives you flexibility on how to break down a structure, sometimes you’re given a specific structure that ... read more