Asta shows multiple tasks on one row and can split a task into two, based on its attributes. Related Links: Asta Powerproject: Price Competition RevelPoint: Cloud Competition Vendors of offshore and homegrown construction scheduling and coordination software are popping up in North America, trying to snag market share from Oracle Primavera's P6 software. The insurgents claim that factors such as cloud computing and contractor dissatisfaction have created an opportunity.One newcomer is Asta Powerproject from U.K.-based Asta Development. The software is positioned as a relatively inexpensive, user-friendly tool that caters solely to construction.Fred Plotnick, a construction industry consultant and the operator
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.