Many people are self-taught. They learn what they need, and they don’t usually go much further with learning other features. They end up using only a portion of the software’s capabilities. Most software can accomplish way more than you expect, want or even think you need.
Construction is at the heart of America, and technology in construction is not an island unto itself. It becomes embedded in every process, every structure, every portion of a business. People use cell phones every day, but no one thinks of those people as “techies.” Cell phones have simply become Read more…
When you implement technology and process improvements that make your organization better, you are improving your company’s resilience. Automating to become more productive can elevate your company to the point where unexpected disruptions won’t cost you productivity in the confusion.
We’ve all seen examples of how the world is getting smaller. And it’s literally changing the way construction is done. This onslaught of change – digital transformation – with changes in where and when employees can work, is causing markets to shift, and companies have to keep up to survive. As technology and innovation come to the forefront, there have been changes in the expectations customers have.
From an architect’s perspective, a building project is a labor of love, and an architect develops a connection to it. The architect may work on a building model for two, three or even five years before the general contractor commences work. The 3D model starts with the architects and engineers, Read more…
The need for cybersecurity is a worldwide trend. That need is accelerating developments in cloud technologies and data security systems at a rapid rate. To complicate matters, the transition to work-from-home scenarios is increasing the exposure of companies to cyber threats by increasing the number of people connecting to central Read more…
Putting people first in a business is bringing humanity back into the construction industry. Something that has not been done much in the past is communicating equally among all teams. Over the years, negative habits have developed in terms of a hierarchy of personnel. There was the boss at the top of the ladder, people such as engineers on the middle rungs, and then there were the field workers at the bottom of the ladder, with everything falling on their heads.
There is a transformation taking place throughout the construction industry. In the marketplace, there is uncertainty, so there is a need for companies to have digital agility. Technological innovations can help give clarity of information, and uncertainty can be dissolved through that clarity.
Whether you’re moving files or have a more complicated workflow that you’d like to simplify, sometimes there’s just not a tool out there that addresses your company’s specific needs. In that situation, you may wonder if it’s time to enlist a specialist to provide you with custom software. If a job seems too hard, then you’re not using the right tool.
The pace of construction continues to increase. Developers and owners want their projects constructed and delivered faster than ever. At the same time, the industry has new challenges. There’s new tech, modeling, fabrication – all these complications have the potential to slow the process down, but that’s not an option.