Consulting Reports

Section 4: Consulting Services

Every period the work on jobs is affected by several factors outside of your control. These include the weather, the labor market, and the cost of materials. In some cases these effects are so mild that they can be ignored, but sometimes you may want to be able to plan for them. In BIG you have the option to hire a consultant to research these various period effects and present you with a report detailing their findings. You are already familar with one consuling report, namely the Complete List of Bids Report. Like the Complete List of Bids Report, these reports require you pay a fee to view them.

A consultant's ability to forecast into the future is limited to a single period in time. When you buy a report, the information in that report pertains only to the next period's update.

The reports available are:

Balance Sheet
Labor Availability Index