Increasing labor costs, high turnover rates, not enough technically savvy staff; these nightmares in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry are all too often the reality of running a business.
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.
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.
In part two of this Revu Tips and Tricks series, users will discover insider information on some of the more advanced features in Revu, such as how to optimize Layers for markup management and use Scripts to automate functions and Batch Process multiple files. Participants will leave with a set of coveted time-saving and customization tips that are guaranteed to improve your workflows.
Find out exactly how a platform will help you run your company, learn how the technology works, and see what the future of construction looks like when you can connect all your people, devices, and software. Viewers will gain insight into the benefits of a platform approach, how to remove friction on your projects, and the value of having all your data in one place.
Mobile technology and cloud services are improving productivity on job sites by sharpening the tools managers use to understand the financial impacts of decisions and changes. Join us for this webinar to hear from project managers in the field who will tell us how they are using cloud services and mobile technologies today to reach better outcomes, control costs and stay on—or even ahead—of schedule.
Today’s leading design project managers, engineering managers, and BIM managers are leveraging a wide array of new digital strategies to more easily deliver projects on time, in budget, and according to specifications. A panel of practicing experts will discuss key digital strategies that helped them stay on schedule, avoid risk and rework, and drive better project outcomes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Succeeding with Lean Construction’s systematic approach to reducing waste, rework and delay requires the implementation of a set of inter-related production management policies. Getting the right technology is key, but without implementing the right policies, the hoped for results won’t be achieved. In the webinar, the experts who understand Lean Construction will share their tips for setting it up and doing it right.