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  • Digital Resilience in Construction

    Digital Resilience in Construction

    Industry leaders and analysts explain how to thrive in the new economy.

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  • How Does the Constructible Process Benefit Each Project Stakeholder?

    How Does the Constructible Process Benefit Each Project Stakeholder?

    Experts Answer Constructible's Toughest Questions: Part 5

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  • What Is the Future of Mixed Reality in Construction?

    What Is the Future of Mixed Reality in Construction?

    Experts Answer Construction's Toughest Questions: Part 4

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  • Building a Better BIM Team Checklist

    Building a Better BIM Team Checklist

    Use this multi-disciplinary BIM Team best practices checklist to make sure you breaking down silos, and improving collaboration and project management at every touchpoint.

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  • 8 Ways Augmented and Mixed Reality Improves Remote Collaboration and Worker Safety

    8 Ways Augmented and Mixed Reality Improves Remote Collaboration and Worker Safety

    A list of use cases for augmented and mixed reality that can help construction workers improve remote collaboration and worker safety during COVID-19 social distancing restrictions.

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  • Social Distancing at Work: Can You Mind the Six Foot Bubble?

    Social Distancing at Work: Can You Mind the Six Foot Bubble?

    Why keeping people six feet apart at work isn’t always practical and 6 ways to create an environment conducive to social distancing.

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  • Is It Time to Invest in Your Own 3D Scanning Solution?

    Is It Time to Invest in Your Own 3D Scanning Solution?

    3D laser scanning is no longer just a “nice to have” tool. As construction companies see the benefits of scanning, they’re finding more ways to ways to incorporate scanning their construction workflow

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  • How Long Will It Be Before Robots Build Everything?

    How Long Will It Be Before Robots Build Everything?

    There’s a lot of talk in the construction industry about the use of robotic technologies. Read on to see how robots are gaining traction and how far we are away from robots building everything.

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  • Simplicity as a Technology Strategy

    Simplicity as a Technology Strategy

    The construction industry is now moving all-in on modern tech for construction management. With so many new solutions aimed at streamlining construction processes - they’re doing just that.

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  • Remote Construction Site Monitoring Blog Series: Introduction

    Remote Construction Site Monitoring Blog Series: Introduction

    Trimble's 6-part blog series helps contractors and health and safety managers get the information they need from their construction sites, without actually being there.

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  • What to Do When Your Cost Estimators Don’t Like Change

    What to Do When Your Cost Estimators Don’t Like Change

    You can convince your estimators that there’s a better method to cost estimating than using spreadsheets. Here are some ways to position construction estimating software as a win-win for everyone.

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  • What Everyone Is Getting Wrong About Blockchain and Smart Contracts

    What Everyone Is Getting Wrong About Blockchain and Smart Contracts

    There’s a lot of hype currently surrounding Blockchain and the great things it can do and be for the construction industry. But there are some aspects of the conversation that people are getting wrong

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  • The Surprising Impact of The Constructible Process on Owners and Facility Managers

    The Surprising Impact of The Constructible Process on Owners and Facility Managers

    Constructible content is exceptionally valuable during the main phases of planning and erecting a structure, but what about before and after the project?

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  • Safety Pays: Chatting with the Safest Construction Company In America

    Safety Pays: Chatting with the Safest Construction Company In America

    Safety is one of the biggest challenges in construction, so maintaining an impeccable safety record is an impressive feat.

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  • How Connected Construction Is Increasing Productivity by 30%

    How Connected Construction Is Increasing Productivity by 30%

    Statistically speaking, productivity gains in construction have lagged behind other industries. But new technology and adopting connected construction workflows can help.

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  • The Structural Professional’s Guide to Preventing Rework

    The Structural Professional’s Guide to Preventing Rework

    RFIs and rework are the bane of every structural engineer’s existence. They cost time, money, and eat away at your reputation right along with your profit margin. Here’s how to prevent them.

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  • How Layout Technology Controls the Weather… Almost

    How Layout Technology Controls the Weather… Almost

    The hardware and software layout professionals use might not be able to control the weather, but they can do the next best thing: control the impact the weather has on the build.

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  • How Constructible Are You? [Free Assessment]

    How Constructible Are You? [Free Assessment]

    Constructible is the future of building construction. Find out where you sit in the Constructible continuum by taking this free 2-minute assessment.

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  • Technology Planning With the Looming Recession (and the Cost of Doing Nothing)

    Technology Planning With the Looming Recession (and the Cost of Doing Nothing)

    As uncertainty lurks in the future of the U.S. economy and, subsequently, construction industry spending, contractors are taking different approaches to technology to modernize their operations.

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  • How to Turn Your Conceptual Estimates into Your Competitive Advantage

    How to Turn Your Conceptual Estimates into Your Competitive Advantage

    You only get one chance to make a first impression. When it comes to large or complex construction projects, your first impression is often your response to a request for a conceptual estimate.

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