News Analysis

News Analysis2017-12-29T01:17:28+00:00

Cell Service: Brand Importance

For any CIO or construction professional considering a new technology purchase, what factors are most critical when selecting a service or product? Trust is one of the most important in building a brand, according to a recent survey that reveals how well four cell service brands connect with their customer base.


Construction Fleet of the Future

The construction fleet looks very different today than even just five years ago. Today, automated equipment is completing tasks, drones are collecting data, and trucks are more connected than ever before. Going forward, this trend will continue, with fleets becoming smarter and safer, offering greater opportunities to improve productivity at the jobsite.


Autonomous Changes the Way We build

Could the way vehicles operate change the way roads and other infrastructure are built in the future? New research shows a shift toward more autonomous driving, due to the increased safety—and it could change the way the construction industry does business in the future.


Your Fleet Keeps You Safe

From the skies, to the roads, to the jobsite, a construction fleet should be designed to keep workers safe. With new, advancing technologies, anything that moves on a construction project can be equipped with systems to ensure greater safety.


Will We Learn from Lynchburg?

The situation last week in Lynchburg, Va., was one no one wanted to read or write about, let alone live through, but it seems Mother Nature has little regard for human comfort and, at times, even human life. Heavy rainfall in Lynchburg put infrastructure back on everyone’s minds, as the potential collapse of the College Lake Dam weighed heavy on the minds of Virginians and Americans everywhere for several days.


Inside Smart Buildings of Today

Buildings are getting smarter. Today, materials have embedded technology that enable them to make decisions about how the building should operate more efficiently. Additionally, IoT (Internet of Things) platform allows a building manager to make decisions related to a building’s performance based on realtime data and insights. All of this is coming together to help create smarter buildings.