Has BIM (building information modeling) evolved in the last 20 years?
We have all heard the numbers. Labor-productivity growth in construction has averaged only 1% a year in the past two decades, which is compared with growth of 2.8% for the total world economy and 3.6% in the case of manufacturing.
We have been talking about smart cities for years—and they are coming in one form or another—but are they a good investment?
AR (augmented reality) is beginning to grow in popularity for a number of industries including construction.
If you have been following Constructech for any period of time, you know data is at the heart of any good technology strategy.
Here’s a lofty objective: providing a home for every family on the planet.
In an era of AI (artificial intelligence) and the IoT (Internet of Things), enterprise applications are continuing to evolve, and construction companies are taking note and moving to new applications.
If you have been following construction-technology news in early September, you have likely noticed a recurring trend: investment in tech companies is on the rise once again.
Smart cities are coming, or so we hear. In an era of connectivity, consumers have come to expect everything around them to be connected—from the public transportation system to the parking spots. The challenge is building out a truly smart city isn’t an easy feat.
In construction, many people hear the word disruption and have a negative reaction, but disruption is in fact a transformation that is caused by emerging technologies and new business processes. The companies that typically have a negative experience are the ones who simply don’t embrace it.