An industry consortium founded 10 years ago in Texas had a straightforward goal: to connect capital facilities owners and builders with the most promising emerging technologies for the improved delivery of their work.FIATECH begins its second decade with a sense that its mission is succeeding. Photo: Tom Sawyer A lot has been happening—fast, say FIATECH leaders, as innovation flows. Related Links: Construction Tech Group Milestone: FIATECH ReachesTenth Year Fully Integrated and Automated? Measuring Tens Years of Progress Technology's Home Team: FIATECH Pushes The Good Stuff The name, coined in 2000, stands for Fully Integrated and Automated Technology for Construction. The
The growing need to collect, store and analyze the huge volumes of data collected from infrastructure project stakeholders is generating a new growth area for construction-sector firms, IT vendors and professionals.