Construction Collaboration in the Cloud

August 22, 2014

In the construction industry, there is a renewed focus on collaborative relationships between owners, the main contractor, and the supply chain. To this end, technology can help manage documentation and communication throughout the job—and technology providers are responding. 

As a recent example, Newforma, www.newforma.com, Manchester, N.H., a project-information management software company, recently introduced a new product that will help to transform collaboration in the construction industry.



July/Aug 2014

Volume 17 Number 05

2014 Constructech 50: The Next Wave of Tech Is Here

Cloud, mobile, Big Data, and more are transforming technology in the construction industry.

When was the last time you downloaded software to your computer using a CD—or worse a floppy disc? Hopefully for the latter the answer is years, as the “cloud” is now hovering over many IT departments, providing a way to easily access data.

May/June 2014

Volume 17 Number 04

2014 Constructech App Catalog

Looking for the right app to get the job done? The Constructech App Catalog has the app for you.




Commentary

Fresh Design and Constructech 50

Each year the July/Aug issue of Constructech magazine is a must-read for our subscribers, as it contains our picks for the Constructech 50, which is the listing of the most influential software providers in the construction market. This year there is another reason to carefully comb through the pages of this issue—a completely new design.


Green Technology

New Partnership Increases Environmental Awareness

When two companies share a similar vision about product transparency within the same industry people are going to take notice. Two companies serving the construction industry have announced they are teaming up to promote their green initiatives in an effort to increase environmental and health awareness of their products.


Infrastructure Update

New Software for Infrastructure

Are you working on infrastructure projects? There are a number of software companies that continue to make advancements for the industry, which will ultimately help with modeling, design, and other aspects of construction.