The process of modeling even simple bridges can become tedious and error prone after engineers complete several design and analysis iterations. Engineers and drafters are faced with analysis coordination, complex diaphragm placements, reinforcement detailing, and clash detection. Join our webinar to learn how 3D modeling of common bridges can help you unlock greater project design efficiencies on your next project.
There's been intense debate over disturbing trends that highly-qualified women professionals are leaving the construction sector or dropping out of their technical and management-track careers. During this webinar, we'll discuss why industry women head for the career “off-ramp”, and offer insights on how good employers are removing obstacles and boosting workplace cultures to keep women on the road to success.
If you are going to win at the game of contracting, you have to know the score... and the score is determined by more than whether you made or lost money at the end of the job. During this webinar, attendees will learn how to identify Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) so that contractors can develop the components of a solid game plan for peak performance throughout the life of the project, and more.
The rising frequency of extreme weather events has created new demands to build or adapt buildings to deliver superior performance over a widening range of conditions. This webinar will discuss how to prepare for the next extreme weather event by transitioning to more resilient building materials, systems and designs, and by ensuring critical systems maintain functionality when disaster strikes.
Who are the go-to leaders solidifying and advancing technology improvements at your firm? Chances are it’s not the director of IT, but the project managers and supervisors who drive for productivity gains every day. Attendees will get tips for tapping into this valuable tech feedback loop from leaders at construction firms where nurturing and supporting internal technology user groups is part of the DNA.
It can be challenging to find software products that meet the requirements of the IT organization while serving the needs of the business. This webinar will focus on the latest release of CMiC’s suite of software: R12. We'll discuss CMiC's transition to the Cloud and how they found an optimal balance between a deep set of product features and a consistent and intuitive user experience across the entire suite.
The insolvency and liquidation of the UK's second-biggest contractor, Carillion, and the abandonment of the V.C. Summer nuclear expansion project in South Carolina, raise questions about the interpretation of financial data for an accurate picture of the cost to complete work. ENR’s panel of experts will discuss how best to ensure the accuracy of cost to complete on complicated projects.
We are starting to enjoy the advantages of a wealth of new image analysis technologies that can nearly automate the daily collection of work-put-in-place metrics, correlated to crew performance and schedule. The jobsite-ready tools enabling this are now being integrated into project management systems to take their place in the daily workflow. We'll talk with early adopters to get their advice.
As the construction industry struggles to address a hot market during a time of workforce shortages, military veterans have developed as a key resource for recruiting and developing staff. During this webinar, industry recruiters who are successfully attracting vets, as well as from vets themselves, share tips about how you can reach out and attract these accomplished men and women into your firms.
Investing in the right software infrastructure model to improve workflows, outdated processes and reporting can pay huge dividends. But what’s the best software platform model for ensuring that estimating, operations and accounting/ERP systems work together? This roundtable will debate prevailing approaches, including accounting-led back office vs. integrated field-centric models, and more.
Workers’ compensation experience ratings are widely misused as a proxy for safety. This report explores how they can cost bidders contract wins, although some owners and contractors are waking up to the problem.