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Next Platform


All-in-one construction management

Manage your construction projects seamlessly with Next’s fully cloud-based tools. Save time and money while boosting the efficiency and coordination of your team.


Tools within the Next platform

Next Project


Project is an all-in-one tool that allows you to manage every aspect of your day-to-day operations from the palm of your hand:
Features of Next Project:

  • project planning
  • worker time reporting
  • progress reports
  • price lists, quotes, and invoices
  • work orders
  • variations
  • photo and document storage
  • revenue and deadline projections.

Next DOX


Store your project documents on a secure, cloud-based platform for easy storage and retrieval of the vital building blocks of your operations – from PDF’s to BIM (building information management) files.
Features of Next DOX:

  • efficient document management
  • PDF merging and customisation
  • automatic version control
  • QR codes on drawings
  • advanced issue management
  • effective inquiry function
  • integrated 2D/3D/BIM viewer
  • secure data storage
  • flexible integration with open API

Next Planning


Powerful and easy-to-use construction scheduling tool that’s loved by owners, contractors, and engineers.
Features of Next Planning:

  • project planning and worker scheduling app
  • cloud-based, no installation required
  • easy sharing of schedules with colleagues, contractors, and clients via PDF, link or printing to A0 to A4.

Next Field


Inspections, task delegation and report generation available on your smartphone or tablet.
Features of Next Field:

  • save up to 30 hours per employee per month
  • an unlimited number of colleagues, contractors, and sub-contractors can be invited to join your project even if they do not pay for Field themselves
  • capture and distribute critical data digitally in the field
  • smart and dynamic checklists
  • mobile inspections, from HSEQ to compliance checks.

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Mobile and field-ready capabilities


Advanced analytics and reporting


Seamless integration and compatibility


Customisation and scalability

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Next Insights


Next Insights gives you a visual representation of financial key figures for all your projects in real time. By simplifying the process of collecting data from several projects, you save time while simultaneously gaining a comprehensive view of your business. Explore project details, assess performance and identify areas for improvement.

Features of Next Insights:

  • Real-time visualisations of financial key figures
  • AI-powered analytics
  • Instant data access for real-time analysis
  • User-friendly interface with powerful, ready-made KPIs.

Next Docs


Next Docs is a cloud-based document management system designed for project documentation. This next-generation tool revolutionises how documents are handled, stored, and processed in the construction industry

Features of Next Docs:

  • autofills documents with project data using tags
  • full version management for document traceability
  • single-user editing for consistent document updates
  • adaptable folder structures for different projects
  • direct browser previews without downloads
  • one-click PDF conversion from Word files
  • integrated electronic signatures for document signing
  • drag-and-drop functionality for easy file uploads
  • document type identification for organised module linking.

Next Portal


Easily share information in the cloud with external parties through Next Portal. Next Portal integrates seamlessly with Next Project, enabling users to invite an unlimited number of external parties such as clients or suppliers.

Features of Next Portal:

  • unlimited invitations for external parties to collaborate
  • direct login for clients and suppliers to access project details
  • real-time information sharing for enhanced transparency and decision-making
  • access to a range of project data including work orders, diaries, and personnel registries
  • customisable information access control for partners
  • facilitates project progression and document review like self-inspections and checklists
  • manages AAW, work orders, and supplier invoices efficiently
  • tracks time and recorded costs for comprehensive project oversight.

Easy to integrate


In collaboration with our integration partners, Next creates a comprehensive business solution tailored for the construction sector. Our versatile platform is designed to integrate effortlessly with a wide range of systems, allowing you to continue using the systems you prefer.


Tailored for the construction industry

Designed by construction professionals for construction professionals.


Your one-stop hub for industry expertise

Manage your construction projects seamlessly with Next. Save time and money while boosting the efficiency and coordination of your team.


Our team is here to assist you

Book a demo with one of our experts to find the solution that meets your business needs.


Project Management

Manage your construction projects seamlessly with Next’s fully cloud-based tools. Take control of your projects from start to finish to save time and money while boosting the efficiency and coordination of your team.

Create your ideal business with Next

The Next platform provides everything you need to manage your projects. Try the fastest, and most easy-to-use tool on the market today.


Tailored for the construction industry


Mobile and field-ready capabilities


Advanced analytics and reporting


Seamless integration and compatibility


Customisation and scalability

Everything you need for managing your projects effectively

Construction scheduling (Next Planning)


Powerful and easy-to-use construction scheduling software for site managers. Track, plan & schedule personnel, equipment, deadlines & resources.

  • synchronised design and operations
  • centralised documentation, tasks, and notes
  • real-time data from the site
  • easy allocation of workers, subcontractors, and equipment
  • plot deadlines and milestones
  • easy collaboration and sharing with your team or subcontractors
  • joint viewing with clients of the construction plan
  • professional-grade construction schedules
  • easy management of resources
  • professional prints in various paper formats.

Resource and activity


Gain complete control over your resources. Tailored for both small and large construction companies, our platform provides a comprehensive overview of your projects, helping you identify areas that require additional manpower, equipment, or time.

  • efficient resource allocation.
  • holiday, deadline, and milestone tracking
  • clear overview of project progress and staff occupancy.

Procurement


Enhance your construction project’s procurement process with Next. Our solution simplifies the complex and time-consuming task of subcontractor and supplier procurement. Next streamlines the entire process and lays a strong foundation for future budgeting and forecasting.

  • strategic and well-structured procurement plans
  • supplier and subcontractor relationships management
  • customizable templates for inquiries, contracts, and emails
  • comprehensive overview of procurement activities, including supplier evaluations, contract summaries, and financial projections.
  • detailed tracking of invoices and their alignment with project milestones.

HSEQ management


Elevate your HSEQ (Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality) management. Our digital checklists streamline reporting, enhance performance, and reduce risks, ensuring your buildings and assets remain safe and compliant.

  • digital checklists that can be custom-made or selected from standard templates
  • integrated notes and photos directly into the checklist, linked to the construction site map
  • comprehensive data including notes, photos, documentation, and information on deviations, changes, and tasks
  • effective task delegation
  • easy generation and sharing of inspection reports.

Financials


Effortlessly manage your business’s financial aspects with Next. Our comprehensive suite of tools encompasses everything from invoicing and budget management to sophisticated forecasting. Ideal for supporting the financial intricacies of your construction projects, Next’s financial features streamline financial planning and tracking, ensuring accuracy and efficiency.


Site execution


Optimise on-site operations with Next’s Site Execution tools. Designed for precision and efficiency in construction project execution, our platform offers a robust set of features for task management, resource allocation, and real-time progress tracking. Enhance your site productivity and maintain project timelines with Next’s intuitive and powerful site execution solutions.


Documents (Next Docs)


Experience the future of document management with our cloud-based solution for project documentation. This advanced system streamlines your document handling processes, ensuring efficient and accurate management of all project-related documents.

  • automate document filling with project data and information using document tags
  • complete document version control
  • check in and out documents for editing
  • consistent or variable folder structure
  • browser-based document previews
  • PDF generation
  • e-signatures
  • drag-and-drop functionality.

Bidding and quotations


Transform the way you handle bids, quotes, and contracts in the construction sector. Our platform digitalizes your bid/quote/contract management, ensuring accuracy and up-to-date details such as specifications, conditions, delivery times, and more.

  • generate professional PDF quotes automatically
  • centralised project information and documentation
  • standard bid and quote templates for construction, land, and contracting
  • enhanced proposals and quotes with attached project descriptions and visual aids.

Variation orders


Master the art of AAW (Alterations and Additional Work) in construction projects. Our system ensures accurate documentation and thorough accounting of these crucial project elements, essential for managing unexpected changes and additional work outside the original contract.

  • real-time documentation of AAW-related information on mobile, tablet, or laptop
  • centralised AAWs
  • centralised information (photos, email conversations, orders, approvals, invoices, etc.)
  • automated updates to budgets and forecasts.

External access (Next Portal)


Customise access and permissions within your company with Next’s sophisticated data access management tool. This feature is designed to cater to businesses of all sizes, ensuring that different professional roles have appropriate rights and permissions.

  • documents and project data can be shared with external users
  • approval of AAWs, diary entries, day reports and work orders
  • always up to date with the latest information
  • unlimited number of external users.

25 years of industry experience and
over 3,000 customers

Tailored for the construction industry

Powerful impact on construction, contracting, and service industries. Explore real-world examples and unlock your organisation’s potential.


Your one-stop hub for industry expertise

Manage your construction projects seamlessly with Next. Save time and money while boosting the efficiency and coordination of your team.


Our team is here to assist you

Book an unconditional demo for more information about our solutions.


Financials

Manage the finances for each project with Next’s cloud-based tools. Take control of your financial operations, enabling efficient management from start to finish. Save time and money while improving collaboration and productivity in your finance team.

Create your ideal business with Next

The Next platform provides everything you need to manage your projects. Try the fastest, and most easy-to-use tool on the market today.


Tailored for the construction industry


Mobile and field-ready capabilities


Advanced analytics and reporting


Seamless integration and compatibility


Customisation and scalability

Everything you need for managing the finances of your projects

Budget and forecast


Next budget and forecast feature eliminates manual pre-work for budgeting and forecasting. It integrates with accounting systems and allows real-time project economy tracking. Key features include importing budget from calculation tools, tracking work time on various levels, managing alterations and additional work (AAW), and providing a comprehensive project overview for financial monitoring:

  • import budget from calculation tools
  • track work time on various levels
  • manage alterations and additional work (AAW)
  • automatic updates in budget and forecast as AAW updates
  • multiple prognoses for different versions and periods
  • integration with project overview for financial monitoring
  • support for quantity-related contracts.

Payment plan


The payment plan module in Next offers flexibility and detailed insights into invoiced and upcoming payments. It includes built-in version management for tracking revisions and dates, ongoing control of all amounts, and easy setup guides. The module facilitates clear communication with clients, supports both standard and performance-based payment plans, and integrates with project overviews:

  • detailed versions management for revisions and dates
  • overview of all amounts, including invoiced and remaining payments
  • guide for easy setup of new payment plans
  • email communication directly from the module
  • flexibility in designing invoice documentation
  • integration with project overview for accumulated values tracking.

Invoicing


Next’s invoicing module streamlines the invoicing process, compiling hours, machinery, and material costs in one place. It allows for automatic lifting of billable items to the invoice draft, which can be adjusted before finalising. The module supports easy billing for small service orders and AAW, includes tax deductions, and automates document attachments. Invoices can be sent via various methods and are automatically recorded in the accounting system:

  • consolidation of hours, machinery, and material costs
  • automatic transfer of billable items to invoice drafts
  • customizable invoice creation
  • tax deduction support
  • automated invoice attachments
  • various methods for sending invoices
  • automatic recording in accounting systems.

Project overview


The project overview feature provides a real-time overview of project economics at both project and business levels. It aggregates hours, materials, invoices, purchases, payment plans, and forecasts for a fact-based overview of each project. The system is adaptable to various industries and automatically generates post-calculations for strategic business insights.

  • real-time financial overview at project and business levels
  • aggregation of all financial details in one place
  • adaptability to various industries and processes
  • automatic post-calculation generation
  • strategic insights for business development and profitability.

Project management


Revolutionise the way you manage your construction projects with Next. Our platform offers a seamless integration of planning, resource allocation, and timeline management. Tailored for the dynamic needs of construction projects, Next empowers you to oversee all aspects of your projects. Experience enhanced control, visibility, and efficiency in every project with Next’s comprehensive project management solutions.


Site execution


Optimise on-site operations with Next’s site execution tools. Designed for precision and efficiency in construction project execution, our platform offers a robust set of features for task management, resource allocation, and real-time progress tracking. Enhance your site productivity and maintain project timelines with Next’s intuitive and powerful site execution solutions.


Customer invoice distribution


Next can manage the distribution of customer invoices, offering options for paper, PDF, or EDI invoicing. It automates the export of invoices to a partner for distribution in the chosen format and updates the accounting system with invoice copies for customer ledger and accounting.

  • options for paper, PDF, or EDI invoicing
  • automated invoice distribution in chosen format
  • integration with accounting systems for ledger and bookkeeping updates.

Supplier invoices


Next can ensure full digital management of incoming supplier invoices. It eliminates paper handling and automatically directs invoices to the correct project inbox and project manager. Approved invoices are processed for both accounting and project reporting, with invoice images accessible in Next for reference.

  • digital management of incoming invoices
  • automated project inbox and manager allocation
  • seamless integration with accounting and project reporting systems
  • access to invoice images in Next for reference.

Time and material costs


Efficiently manage time and resources on each project with a mobile-friendly system that significantly reduces the administrative load. This tool allows for quick and accurate logging of hours worked and materials used, ensuring that all efforts are fairly compensated and accurately recorded.

  • log work hours on mobile for instant project and payroll updates
  • track inventory, materials, and equipment hire per job
  • save diary entries, photos, and documents easily
  • submit timesheets quickly from anywhere
  • ensure accurate project tracking with real-time reports
  • centralise invoice and payroll data in one system
  • cover working hours, overtime, travel, and material use in reports
  • improve project margins with efficient reporting.

25 years of industry experience and
over 3,000 customers

Tailored for the construction industry

Powerful impact on construction, contracting, and service industries. Explore real-world examples and unlock your organisation’s potential.


Your one-stop hub for industry expertise

Manage your construction projects seamlessly with Next. Save time and money while boosting the efficiency and coordination of your team.


Our team is here to assist you

Book an unconditional demo for more information about our solutions.


Site execution

Manage your construction projects seamlessly with Next’s fully cloud-based tools. Take control of your projects from start to finish to save time and money while boosting the efficiency and coordination of your team.

Create your ideal business with Next

The Next platform provides everything you need to manage your projects. Try the fastest, and most easy-to-use tool on the market today.


Tailored for the construction industry


Mobile and field-ready capabilities


Advanced analytics and reporting


Seamless integration and compatibility


Customisation and scalability

Everything you need for managing your sites effectively

Deviation handling


Effectively manage deviations in construction projects with Next’s comprehensive deviation handling module. Ensure proper compensation and effective project management in the complex and unpredictable environment of construction.

  • complete reports
  • digital traceability
  • centralised data management
  • seamless conversion to AAW
  • comprehensive coverage
  • centralised management
  • mobile access and documentation
  • one-click conversion to AAW
  • efficient communication with email templates
  • integrated document and attachment linking
  • standardised reporting
  • enhanced oversight with marking fields.

Inspections


Move away from the chaos and administration of paper-based methods. Transition to a digital process with increased accuracy and ease in everything from preliminary checks to final approvals. Our digital inspections allow you to conduct all aspects of your inspections on-site with just a smartphone or tablet, ensuring everything is accurately captured, stored, and easily manageable.

  • comprehensive inspection overview
  • paperless inspections
  • integrated digital documentation
  • delegation of tasks
  • real-time inspection reports
  • enhanced control and accountability.

Journal


Efficiently manage work hours, personnel activities, and financial aspects with our journal, an essential tool for project management and workforce planning. This system not only streamlines reporting and record-keeping but also integrates seamlessly with financial systems for optimal labor cost control, enhancing both transparency and decision-making capabilities.

  • intuitive time reporting system
  • comprehensive personnel ledger
  • integrated financial tracking
  • automated compliance checks
  • real-time data access and analysis
  • customizable reporting options
  • secure data management.

Checklists


Revolutionise inspections and quality checks in construction with Next’s checklists. Enhance quality assurance and compliance, and use standard templates for thorough quality control and safety adherence.

  • standardisation with digital checklists
  • pre-defined standard checklists
  • customisable checklist creation
  • digital signing and storage
  • comprehensive use cases
  • real-time checklist updates.

Financials


Effortlessly manage your business’s financial aspects with Next. Our comprehensive suite of tools encompasses everything from invoicing and budget management to sophisticated forecasting. Ideal for supporting the financial intricacies of your construction projects, Next’s financial features streamline financial planning and tracking, ensuring accuracy and efficiency.


Project management


Revolutionise the way you manage your construction projects with Next. Our platform offers a seamless integration of planning, resource allocation, and timeline management. Tailored for the dynamic needs of construction projects, Next empowers you to oversee all aspects of your projects. Experience enhanced control, visibility, and efficiency in every project with Next’s comprehensive project management solutions.


Time reporting


Elevate time tracking efficiency and accuracy in your projects with our time reporting feature. Simplify time logging and enhance project time analysis and get real-time insights and flexibility to your project management.

  • user-friendly time logging
  • comprehensive project time analysis
  • seamless integration with project management tools
  • real-time reporting and analytics
  • customizable time tracking categories
  • automated alerts and reminders
  • secure and reliable data storage.

Photos and documents


Effortlessly manage your project’s photos and documents with Next. The feature enhances project documentation efficiency, providing seamless organisation, accessibility, and collaboration.

  • easy upload and organisation of photos
  • enhanced document accessibility
  • customizable document templates
  • real-time collaboration and sharing
  • advanced search and filtering capabilities
  • secure storage and backup
  • integration with other project management tools
  • mobile access and management.

Work orders


Elevate project management for maintenance companies and craftsmen with a streamlined, paperless approach. Our work order feature, compatible with iOS and Android, enhances job tracking and order management. It supports real-time updates, easy retrieval and submission of orders, and attachment of various materials including photos and drawings for detailed and efficient handling of work tasks.

  • mobile application for iOS and Android
  • register, plan, and issue work orders
  • mobile work order list
  • customer access to orders
  • comprehensive documentation with checklists, documents, and photos
  • on-site invoice specification preparation.

Tasks


Efficiently document, manage, and delegate tasks and issues in construction or property projects with Next. Accessible on mobile devices, the task feature allows for effective monitoring and management of tasks from start to finish, with colour-coded status indicators for ease of tracking.

  • comprehensive task details
  • mobile accessibility for all roles
  • colour-indicated status tracking
  • task management features.

25 years of industry experience and
over 3,000 customers

Tailored for the construction industry

Powerful impact on construction, contracting, and service industries. Explore real-world examples and unlock your organisation’s potential.


Your one-stop hub for industry expertise

Manage your construction projects seamlessly with Next. Save time and money while boosting the efficiency and coordination of your team.


Our team is here to assist you

Book an unconditional demo for more information about our solutions.


All features of Next

Everything you need for your construction projects

From inspections to task delegation, our range of cloud-based tools includes a complete range of features for the entire management of construction projects.

Construction scheduling


Create professional schedules that you can include in your bid in record time. And share the schedule online with your client.


Document Management


Next Docs is a cloud-based document management tool that allows the opportunity to save, work on, and store project-related documentation.


Resource & Activity


Now you can have 100% control of the resources with the Next’s construction resource management software. Get a quick overview of the project, allowing you to see which areas need more manpower, equipment, etc.


Procurement


Discover the power of streamlined procurement in your construction projects with Next Project. Our procurement module simplifies the complex process of sourcing suppliers and subcontractors, transforming the way you plan, execute, and manage your procurement strategy.


HSQE management


Digitalise and streamline your HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment) management in construction with Next. Manage safety inspections, checklists, or deviations directly on your mobile. Issues that arise are documented in text, with photos, and preferably with a tag on the digital blueprint. Delegate to the right staff immediately on-site.


Automatic version control


Minimise the risk of costly construction errors by always fetching the latest version of the drawings. Drawings are layered on top of each other, and the latest version is always displayed directly in the file list. If you want to view an older version, you can easily click the icon to open the version history. There are also appreciated features for comparing versions of drawings where changes are colour-marked.


Bidding & quotations


Digitalise your management of bids, quotations, and contracts with Next Project and ensure that all details, such as specifications, terms, delivery times, and others, are always accurate and up-to-date.


Variation orders


WithNext, you can document your AAWs in real time using both text and photos. The difference is significant – you simply get paid for the work you actually perform.


Merge and Print PDFs


Need to quickly print several drawings for a meeting? Easily merge multiple PDF files directly from your project and print them at once. Uncheck pages or files you don’t need, rearrange them with drag-and-drop, or add a cover page with a table of contents. Then create a new merged PDF file that you can retrieve or save directly in your project.


External access


Next Portal empowers you to share selected Next Project information, like project details and work orders, with external parties through a dedicated web portal, enhancing transparency and collaboration in real-time. You retain full control over the accessible information, driving better decisions and reducing production costs.


Budget and forecast


Next’s budget and forecast module is engineered to simplify and enhance the financial management of construction projects. It offers tools for tracking, analysis, and forecasting, ensuring that your project stays financially sound and efficient from start to finish.


Payment plan


Design your payment plan based on your and the client’s needs with great flexibility. With our payment plan module, you get a good insight into invoiced as well as upcoming payments. Add clear version management where revisions and associated revision dates can be tracked in detail, and we reach the goal of a complete module where you are unlikely to miss any functionality regarding your payment plan in construction.


Invoicing


Discover the ease of managing invoicing tasks with Next. This feature is designed to handle the complexities of the construction industry, accommodating everything from small maintenance orders to large project billings.


Project overview


Gain complete overview and control over your project finances in construction, groundworks, or contracting for each project. Do you have trouble following the project’s ongoing finances in real time and find it difficult to keep up with post-calculations? Are you making manual compilations or calculations in Excel? Try Next and discover the advantages of our cloud-based project tool.


Time and material costs


Next’s time and material costs feature streamlines the time reporting and inventory management processes in construction projects. It significantly reduces the administrative burden, offering a mobile-compatible solution for field time and material reporting, ensuring accurate and efficient project tracking.


Business inteligence


Analyse the project data from your construction projects with Next Insights and explore deeper insights and actions with your data.


Deviation handling


Manage deviations effectively in your construction projects with Next to ensure proper compensation for the work done.


Inspections


Next’s digital inspections eliminate the chaos and administration associated with manual inspection processes, streamlining everything from preliminary checks to final approvals.


Journal


Streamline the process of managing work hours, personnel activities, and financial tracking with Next.


Checklists


Create custom checklists or use a variety of templates, ensuring consistent quality control and adherence to safety and quality standards with Next.


Time reporting


Streamline the process of logging and managing work hours with Next to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of time tracking across all your projects.


Photos & documents


Next’s photo and documents feature offers a comprehensive solution for managing project-related imagery and documents. It streamlines the process of storing, accessing, and sharing vital information, ensuring efficient and effective project documentation.


Work order


Keep track of all your projects with Next’s work order system. With a well functioning work order system, you can avoid unnecessary paperwork, where all reporting of time and material suddenly becomes very simple.


Tasks


Document, administer, and delegate the multitude of tasks and issues arising in building or property projects efficiently with Next’s task management feature. Streamline task handling in both production and management phases, from inception to completion.


Create your ideal business with Next

The Next platform provides everything you need to manage your projects. Try the fastest, and most easy-to-use tool on the market today.


Tailored for the construction industry


Mobile and field-ready capabilities


Advanced analytics and reporting


Seamless integration and compatibility


Customisation and scalability

Tailored for the construction industry

Powerful impact on construction, contracting, and service industries. Explore real-world examples and unlock your organisation’s potential.


Your one-stop hub for industry expertise

Manage your construction projects seamlessly with Next. Save time and money while boosting the efficiency and coordination of your team.


Our team is here to assist you

Book an unconditional demo for more information about our solutions.