Federal auditors say U.S. Energy Dept. PM inexperience led to the estimated final cost of the Mixed Oxide Fuel facility in South Carolina rising to $17.2 billion from its original $4.8-billion estimate, and its planned finish pushed out 32 years.
InEight, a developer of construction project management software, has acquired BASIS, a planning-assist tool built for capital projects that complements and enhances critical path method scheduling. BASIS uses artificial intelligence to guide planners to improved project plans.
In only the latest consolidation move in the competitive construction-technology sector, Trimble announced April 23 that it is acquiring Viewpoint Construction Software for $1.2 billion from Bain Capital.
Many technology offerings are designed to help contractors meet requirements on complex projects, because any GC who can’t be sure they are is just waiting for the next “oops” moment to turn profits into losses. During this webinar, we will talk with managers about how they use technology to meet project control requirements—and get a good night’s sleep.
Project complexity is increasing at the same time project budgets and schedules are tighter than ever. During this webinar we will speak with a panel of customers who have broken away from inefficient project management practices to go beyond on-time and on-budget resulting in increased value to their customers.
A shared understanding and agreement is the foundation of successful projects. We will talk with designers, construction managers and contractors about how they reach this state, and how modern technologies are making it easier to reduce disputes throughout construction and speed up the signing of agreements to save money and boost efficiency.
Construction managers who emphasize quality and safety throughout the work find that processes supporting one inevitably benefit the other, and both can improve the bottom line. This webinar will convene a panel of quality and safety experts who will describe the tools and leadership techniques used to build a flourishing culture of quality and safety on high-pressure jobs, while staying on schedule and within budget.
Although audits are a fact of life, the level of time, effort, and stress is 100% manageable. During this webinar, we will share the top 3 secrets from industry leading owners managing ongoing capital construction projects and provide a summary of the strategies they undertook to eliminate stress and drive cost from their audit process.
More than 200 major firms are acquired in the construction space each year. But how do you integrate the merged company into the parent company's technology backbone, including project management, financial and administrative software systems? Attendees will learn best practices from companies that have experiences in acquiring firms successfully.
Because of recent technology advances, today’s 3D LiDAR, Nadir and Oblique aerial images can be used to quickly tease out and report surprisingly deep and accurate information about project sites and surroundings. During this webinar, we will talk with several construction industry users who are discovering new ways to get the most out of 3D aerial images to reduce costs and improve project outcomes.
Technology can play a critical role in enabling better project management processes and outcomes – but can it affect your firm’s bottom line? This webinar covers the spectrum of technology’s critical role in effectively managing design projects from inception to completion. Attendees will hear invaluable perspective not only from the product side, but from the end-user as well.
Software is now available to automatically assess work status by applying image recognition technology to video from reality capture tools like 360º cameras that go along for the ride on supervisors’ jobwalks. Our panelists are experimenting with such tools on jobsites now and will share what they know about how this technology is playing out, and what it looks to be best suited for in the future.