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BIM to the Rescue — The Restoration and Rebuilding of Notre Dame
A heritage monument that took almost 200 years to build was partially destroyed in just minutes. And, with today’s construction technology, bringing the architectural icon back to its former glory...
Why LOD Matters for Constructibility
LOD is a staple metric in today’s BIM-centric construction world, with LOD 300 being industry-standard. But moving toward higher levels of development can move you beyond BIM into Constructibility.
4 Key Benefits of Mobile Construction Technologies and 12 Ways they Improve Field Functionality
Construction has always been a mobile industry. Projects aren’t built in the office, they’re done in the field. With the rise of mobile construction technology, field productivity will improve.
5 Challenges MEP Estimators in the US Face Today
MEP estimators must work their magic consistently, sometimes with very little hard data to go on. Here are 5 challenges they face today and practical tips for addressing them.
What are Digital Twins?
Digital twin technology automatically updates 3D models with data. Learn how digital twins can help improve the analytical capability of BIM.
How Will Brexit Impact Your Construction Project in the UK?
Inconsistency, confusion, and a scarcity of information surrounding Brexit and its impact on construction in the UK. Here’s what we know, what we think we know, and what we know we don’t know.
Are You Ready to Go Constructible?
Transformation will not be achieved simply by implementing new technologies, but by improving workflows with repeatable business processes. Are you ready to go constructible?
5 Ways Companies Are Cutting Down on Construction Inefficiencies
Across all sectors of construction, poor productivity can mean major problems. But now, firms are discovering these five things to cut down on construction inefficiencies.
Ensuring a Smooth Technology Transformation
Most contractors that want to remain competitive know they’ll have to make the move to the cloud, but how do you ensure you do so in a way that is best for your organization? You need a plan.
5 Unexpected Construction Materials [Video]
In an effort to offset the environmental impact by buildings, researchers and construction professionals have come up with a wide array of solutions to make them more sustainable.
Preparing for Digital Transformation in the AEC Industry
There are strong signals that the construction industry is undergoing an inevitable change that will increase business intelligence across processes, people and technology. Don't be left behind.
Why Modernizing Construction Document Management Processes is Vital to Contractors’ Success
Without the right documentation in place for construction teams to work from, projects either grind to a halt or tasks are carried out incorrectly, forcing costly rework. Find out how to modernize.
How to Optimize the Construction Workflow When You're Outsourcing
How can you overcome the inefficiencies of outsourced work? Here's how you can streamline your workflow and solve communication bottlenecking.
LOD simply explained: The LOD Kiwi
In the world of Building Information Modeling (BIM), LOD stands for the Level of Development. In order to explain how this works, we’ll use a piece of fruit.
3 Reasons to Think Twice about Turning Down Conceptual Estimate Requests
How do you decide if conceptual estimates are really worth pursuing? Read this post to discover a few key considerations that can make your decision clearer.
4 Ways Labor Management Software Can Help Avoid OSHA Violations
Effective workforce management is the first line of defense against OSHA fines. Learn how to streamline OSHA compliance through labor tracking software.
5 Ways Paper-based Construction Files Are Costing You
General contractors are losing money relying on paper-based construction files. Learn the 5 ways paper-based construction files are costing money, and how digital cost-estimating can help.
Navigating Construction Tax Incentives
The construction tax landscape, however, can be a daunting task to master. Read this article to get out ahead of tax issues and help building contractors succeed in 2019 and beyond.
Are your project savings actually harming your profit?
Are you harming your profits by saving money on the wrong things? Here's what you can do to get more work done while keeping costs under control.
This is how the French are adopting BIM [Interview]