Where research intersects with construction equipment and materials, applications of machine learning and knowledge-based systems, robotics, 3D Printing, internet of things, wearable computing, applications of drones to construction, safety systems
Transportation agencies, including the Federal Highway Administration and several state DOTs, are pushing forward with making Building Information Modeling a bid deliverable and binding reference document for projects.
Construction software giant Autodesk has doubled down on a commitment it made two years ago, when then-new CEO Andrew Anagnost said it was a construction software company first, so making its tools work in an automated construction workplace is its future.
Looking to capitalize on the vast stores of equipment performance data it has captured from its massive rental fleet, United Rentals announced a broad expansion of its Total Control fleet-management system and is hinting at major advances yet to come with Big Data and fully connected jobsites.
CII is leading a multi-million-dollar research effort supported by private firms and like-minded associations to determine how we can create a new operating system for our industry. You'll learn how this new system could achieve break-through improvements, as well as the paradigm shift in how projects are financed, designed and constructed could unfold while embracing an accelerated leveraging of technology.
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.
Starting a drone program from scratch is not without its challenges. Get tips from the drone experts leading the charge to bring drones to the job site during this webinar. You'll also hear from the UAV specialists at Katerra as they share their experience implementing drones within the company and building a scalable drone operation to manage pilots across nine states.
Connect, Content-Enabled, Constructible... The Three C’s of the future; Construction 4.0
More has changed in the construction industry in the last three years than the prior 20. Is your organization ready? Join us as we explore Construction 4.0 – the reality of connecting the owner and contractor, the field to the office, and the physical aspects of a project to the digital side of the project.
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.
This webinar will address how forecasters see construction markets developing in 2019, asking two top forecasters to share their views on the market prospects for the industry, both nationally and regionally. We'll then add another layer by asking a leading industry technology strategist about how they envision the year from a construction technology perspective.
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.
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.
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.
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.