News Analysis

News Analysis2019-03-08T20:12:18+00:00

Integrated ERP for Construction

The heart of any construction project is the data. It gives insights into project operations and financials. It is the lifeblood for ensuring projects are complete on time and on budget. Technology companies recognize this and continue to create partnerships that will help contractors tap into that data.

4/16/2019|

The Evolution of ERP in Construction

The numbers are well cited: 69% of construction organizations are manually re-entering data from application to application. The lack of standards and integration among technology systems in the construction industry have hampered adoption of software in the past.

4/9/2019|

Keeping Track with Cloud-Based Solutions

The integration of the IoT (Internet of Things) on construction jobsites is helping construction companies save costs on lost and stolen equipment. Technology proves to be a solution to find expensive equipment that is not registered under a database.

3/19/2019|

AR, VR, Wearables: Emerging Technology and Construction

Emerging technologies—wearables, AR (augmented reality), VR (virtual reality), AI (artificial intelligence), machine learning, digital twin, and more—continue to proliferate the construction industry. Companies need to be aware of what technologies are coming—and which are a good fit for the jobsite.

2/26/2019|

New Era for Rail Construction

Of all the infrastructure grades from the ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers), rail has received the highest grade of a B on the most recent report card. The transportation system has been critical for the U.S. in years past—and will continue to have new needs in the years ahead.

2/19/2019|

IIoT: How It Factors into Construction

The IIoT (industrial IoT) is often referred to in conjunction with manufacturing and automated factories—so how might this impact the construction industry in the months ahead? With a rise in pre-fab manufacturing and the move toward off-site production methods, the construction industry stands to benefit from the rise in the IIoT, as much as any other vertical market.

2/12/2019|