Granite Shows HeavyJob Mobile is So Easy, a Kid Can Do It

March 23, 2015 Krysten Powers

Have you ever thought about putting mobile job management technology in your field supervisors' hands but worried they wouldn't be able to learn to use it?

One HCSS user can assure you that HeavyJob on the iPad is easy to use--so easy, a 10-year-old can learn it in just 20 minutes.

Mike Williams, Granite Construction Senior Project Controls Engineer and HCSS Advisory Board member, set out to prove to himself that HCSS Field, HeavyJob's mobile application for smartphones and tablets, would be easy for his field employees to use.

So he handed his iPad to his 10-year-old grandson and asked him to enter a time card.

"I just turned him loose," Williams said. "I said, 'You've got to figure it out. Push the buttons, dig your way around, and figure out how to do a time card.' It took him about 20 minutes."

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