Category: Technology

5 Pitfalls of Construction Timesheets

5 Pitfalls of Construction Timesheets construction timesheets

Despite the technological revolution of the last few decades, the construction industry has lagged behind many others, including agriculture and manufacturing, when it comes to increasing productivity. For most analysts, this is because the construction business has been slow to adopt automation as part of its core business practices – most construction tasks are being […]

5 Ways to Improve Profits with Construction Job Costing Software

5 Ways to Improve Profits with Construction Job Costing Software Construction Job Costing Software

In today’s construction business, there are two types of contractors: those using construction job costing software to provide more accurate estimates, understand the intricacies of each project, and maximize profits, and those going out of business. In a highly competitive global market valued at over $10 trillion, most firms operate at razor-thin profit margins and […]

Why You Should Adopt Mobile Construction Time Clocks

Why You Should Adopt Mobile Construction Time Clocks Mobile Construction Time Clocks

Whether you’re a large construction firm with simultaneous contracts and employees spread out across multiple projects or a small contractor with your own crew, it’s crucial that you find ways to maximize your profits. In such a competitive industry, any edge you can get against the competition helps you stay in business, and even small […]

How 3D Printing Has Injected Itself into the Construction Industry

How 3D Printing Has Injected Itself into the Construction Industry How 3D Printing Has Injected Itself into the Construction Industry

The global construction business has grown in market capitalization since the mid-1900s, and today it boasts an incredible annual value of $10 trillion. Still, the individual firms face significant obstacles when it comes to competing effectively in the current market – labor shortages, increasing material costs, and issues with supply chain are just three reasons […]

10 Best Construction Time-Lapse Videos of 2017…so far

10 Best Construction Time-Lapse Videos of 2017…so far 10 Best Construction Time-Lapse Videos of 2017...so far

Everyone loves a time-lapse, don’t they? Inspired by our discovery that cranes build themselves and that you can watch it on a time-lapse video on YouTube, we’re excited to present you with the top ten coolest and best construction time-lapse videos of 2017. There are some brand-new videos mixed in with some older favorites, but […]

What are Smart Cities? – Turning Concepts into Reality

What are Smart Cities? – Turning Concepts into Reality what are smart cities

The age of technology has gifted us with many innovations that affect our lives each day, along with a healthy outlook for how we might use information technology to shape our collective future. Our ability to harness advanced computational power and the internet offers us tremendous opportunities to ignite a revolution of efficiency and improvement […]

Building a Football Stadium and its Impact on a City

Building a Football Stadium and its Impact on a City Building a Football Stadium and its Impact on a City

Americans love professional sports. Whether it’s the NBA, the NHL, Major League Baseball, or the immensely popular National Football League, people flock to stadiums around the country to watch games, cheer on their favorite athletes, and enjoy the food, entertainment, and atmosphere that stadiums provide.   From time to time, however, our professional sports leagues […]

Building a technology advantage

Building a technology advantage building technology advantage

Building a technology advantage. Three Innovations to get a head start on reaping the benefits of adopting technology for your construction firm.   What would we do without technology? On the consumer side, Technology has infiltrated all parts of everyday life. It has revolutionized every industry and slowly helping construction subcontractors take control of the […]

Robotics and the Impact on Construction

Robotics and the Impact on Construction Robotics in construction

Robotics and the Impact on Construction   Robotic technology is here, and it’s changing the construction industry like never before. In this article, we will take a look at the newest robotic technology and the impacts it’s having on the world of construction. Building with Drones Drones are growing in popularity due to the many […]

4 Ways Technology Is Shaping Construction Site Security

4 Ways Technology Is Shaping Construction Site Security construction site security

4 Ways Technology Is Shaping Construction Site Security   A frequently brushed aside aspect of on-site construction is the necessity of site security for each project. Security and protection of a construction site aren’t typically everyone’s first concern; the focus with any project usually revolves around the work being done rather that what goes on […]

Increase ROI with Mobile & Cloud-Based Project Management Software

Increase ROI with Mobile & Cloud-Based Project Management Software Cloud Construction Software

Increase Revenue and Reduce Costs by Connecting the Field and Office   Keeping up to date on current projects has been a thorn in the side of many contractors. Communication is the key to success in any construction project, and with today’s technology, it has never been easier. Mobile and Cloud-based solutions, accessible from anywhere, […]

How “Pushing Paper” is Crushing Your Bottom Line

How “Pushing Paper” is Crushing Your Bottom Line no more pushing paper

How “Pushing Paper” is Crushing Your Bottom Line   With disruptive technologies such as cloud-based project management and mobile apps making their way onto jobsites, the construction industry has begun to see a dramatic change in how project data is stored and accessed from start to finish.   Traditionally, field workers collected information and brought […]

4 Major Benefits That Field Reporting Tech Can Do For Your Subcontractor Firm

4 Major Benefits That Field Reporting Tech Can Do For Your Subcontractor Firm filed reporting

4 Major Benefits That Field Reporting Tech Can Do For Your Subcontractor Firm   Given all of the paperwork that is part and parcel of a construction project, it’s understandable that project managers and superintendents don’t particularly want to do more. And given all of the updating that does go on throughout the project process, […]

Proven Strategies for Identifying Tech Savvy Construction Employees

Proven Strategies for Identifying Tech Savvy Construction Employees Proven strategies for identifying tech saavy employees

The increasing role technology plays in the construction industry is causing companies to change the way they value technology proficiency in their workforce.   Construction companies are placing greater value on tech savvy employees who can learn new technologies quickly. Innovations in IT have the potential to enhance productivity and drive profitability in a competitive […]

3D Laser Scanning – The Latest in Building Information Modeling

3D Laser Scanning – The Latest in Building Information Modeling 3d laser scanning

3D Laser Scanning – The Latest in Building Information Modeling   If you’re looking to decrease your labor expenses, improve material cost estimations and save time planning your next construction project, you may want to consider using 3D laser scanning technology. Laser scanning is the newest method for building information modeling (BIM), offering an accurate, […]