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Technologies that are Reshaping Higher Education Construction

It is that time of the year again when school districts, universities and colleges across the U.S. start seeing an influx of students from across the country and abroad. After one pandemic-disrupted year behind us, it is surely a sight for sore eyes and a welcome indication of restoring normalcy. So as professors prepare their …

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Managing Change – Project Management Information System Implementation

Change is the only constant. This decades-old saying fits well into the context of the construction industry. Owners have to deal with changing customer demands and market conditions. Handling the changes is pivotal – Owners have to weigh the pros and cons of changes, manage resources to apply meaningful changes while concurrently responding to the …

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How to Select a Project Management System for an Owner?

Operating a construction company or successfully handling a construction project is not everyone’s cup of tea. It takes a lot of effort, research and analysis, and prudential decisions on time to make sure the project meets the defined goals. Construction owners juggle establishing a balance amidst the interest and preferences of customers, regulators, and multiple …

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Construction Automation: Impact and Opportunity

Overview Construction is one of the largest sectors in the world economy, with its market worth $10 trillion. The growing demands across construction activities fuel several other sectors, including the supply chain and manufacturing. Despite being the accelerator, the construction industry’s productivity has trailed that of other sectors for decades, and there is a $1.6 …

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Change is Everywhere, and the Construction Industry is Not Immune

In the last two weeks, I have spoken with construction leaders from national convenience store brands, large state university systems, large city agencies, and waste management organizations; and there was one common theme: Change. Everyone is having to pivot and rethink what their organization will look like and how they will need to work moving …

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Digital transformation in Construction Industry

In the construction industry, there are several barriers that keep companies from digital transformation. Many construction projects are planned on paper, which creates a disconnect between field and office, and construction professionals must align on the process, technology tools, and learn new technical skills. Yet investment in construction technology has doubled in the past decade. …

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How The Construction Industry Can Adapt Digitally To COVID-19

COVID-19 has turned our “normal” upside down and the word every industry fears – RISK – has become a part of daily vocabulary. More than ever, organizations are quickly adapting and shifting the way they do business. As they do this, they are relying on their partners to continue to be by their side supporting …

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Identify opportunities for efficiency. If you already have, FIND MORE!

Over the past two decades, the construction industry has seen significant advancements in the way it manages progress and performance with the utilization of cutting-edge data collection and reporting applications. Projecting cost overruns and forecasting risk associated with the schedule of a project has enabled large capital construction programs to have a better understanding of …

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Mitigating Insurance Risk In Your Portfolio

Capital Improvement Programs (CIP) consist of multiple moving parts, people, and processes. In fact, the majority of work performed on an owner project is delivered by contractors and vendors from multiple, external, companies.  To protect against astronomical fees that can result from injuries, property damage, and misunderstandings between parties, each contractor and vendor that is …

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Project Management – A driver for construction projects

Project Management is a comprehensive report that explains the function of project management within construction, and discusses its increasing importance.  Here’s what you can expect from Construction World’s ‘Project Management 101’: What is meant by construction project management Modern project management strategies The industry’s best project management companies Project management tools and software Information on …

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