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8 Construction Management Software Solutions that Get the Job Done

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Construction sites are dynamic: from managing teams and consulting clients to the logistics of building the site itself, each job relies upon multiple moving parts for successful completion. Construction management software (CMS) helps alleviate the burden of multi-tasking by increasing transparency on a job site, streamlining numerous processes, and facilitating transitions between teams, clients, and …

7 New Innovations Breaking Ground in the Construction Industry

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The construction industry is one of the largest in the world, and technology — from power drills to bulldozers — has always played a key role in a job well done. Often viewed as a more traditional industry than the innovative tech space, more and more businesses are making the move to streamline their processes …

Sci-Fi Now a Reality in Tenant Improvement Space

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When it comes to tenant improvement (TI) projects, the more you take advantage of emerging technology in your design, the more you can improve and advance the workspace. From deploying remote controlled lighting and using unified communications to adopting new techniques, such as augmented reality and automated construction, you have more options than ever before …

7 Gadgets That Are Changing the Construction Industry

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Technology affects nearly every part of modern life. Breakthroughs in gadgetry add depth and productivity to daily life and work in numerous industries. And lately, those breakthroughs have even touched construction — an industry that’s not always known for being technologically advanced. That is poised to change, though. In fact, there are some gadgets that …

Technology Mobility Moving Construction Forward

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The future is here, and it’s all about mobility. For the construction industry, like many others, mobility’s dramatic rise is causing shifts in traditional approaches to business. According to a study by IDG Enterprise, the top factors driving investments in mobile technology include improving internal communication, ensuring customer satisfaction and retention, and increasing the speed …

Automated Construction Sites: How Mobile Technology is Moving Construction into the Future

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Mobile technology has changed the way we live. Individuals can now access a wealth of information at any time and communicate with others no matter where they are, all from their mobile devices. This same technology, which has improved information access and increased communication across the globe, is also changing the way construction teams work. …

7 Construction-Technology Trends to Watch in 2017

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As 2016 comes to an end, construction professionals are beginning to focus their attention on what the new year will hold for the industry. In today’s technology-driven world, it should come as no surprise that many of the biggest 2017 construction trends revolve around new technologies that improve and enhance the building design and construction …

5 Proven Ways Technology Can Help Increase Construction Efficiency

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As more and more new technologies emerge in the construction industry, it can be difficult to keep up with them all, not to mention that the adoption process often takes a considerable amount of time and money. Construction professionals need to first learn about these technologies and then test them thoroughly prior to adoption. Though …

Face the New Reality: How Virtual and Augmented Realities are Changing the Construction Industry

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For the first time in history, architects and developers can now render a building at 1:1 scale in a three-dimensional space using either virtual or augmented reality. These technologies enable architects to show clients and contractors their plans in fully immersive environments, allowing them to convey a more accurate depiction of the initial vision and …

BIM Technology: Building For Today And Tomorrow

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Construction application technology has come a long way in the past decade. From construction pre-planning to onsite documentation, construction software is a growing opportunity for construction firms. Construction analysts, like the ones at Dodge Data and Analytics, projected that construction spend will increase in 2016 to $712 billion, representing a 6 percent growth. In Silicon Valley …