This is a response piece to a list of 8 design firm inefficiencies recently discussed at Building Design + Construction magazine. In it, we analyze each, and suggest how construction tech could provide a solution. Our biggest takeaway? The AEC industry is changing rapidly on numerous fronts, and firms need to adapt and evolve or otherwise risk becoming obsolete.Read More
Author: Stephen Del Percio
AECOM Research Report, “Without Limits,” Highlights Need for Innovation, Tech in Future of Infrastructure
AEC industry giant AECOM’s first-ever research report, “Without Limits: The Future of Infrastructure” has some interesting insights and data about current attitudes toward technology, innovation, and project delivery models, culled from survey questions and interviews with over 500 AEC industry professionals and executives.Read More
After $865M SoftBank Series D Round, Can Construction Tech Startup Katerra Disrupt Project Delivery Mechanisms?
Katerra is using proprietary software and hardware technology and applying principles that its founders honed manufacturing electronics. It treats real estate development and construction like a standardized manufacturing process rather than an endless string of one-off projects. But can it deliver on its disruptive promise to change the way construction projects are delivered?Read More
After discussing what, exactly, blockchain and cryptocurrency technology looks like, we take a look at the top five ways they might transform the construction industry in 2018 and beyond: from BIM and smart contracts to the construction supply chain and scheduling, payment applications and liens, and insurance.Read More
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