Tag: data

Construction Techniques

How construction is getting smarter with data intelligence

November 16, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

It was the pandemic that finally made Prevost Construction’s use of data intelligence look really smart. The Carlsbad, California-based general contractor had already been harvesting budget and planning data from its binders and hard drives manually since 2015. When the […]

Construction Techniques

Mistakes in data capture are costly. Here’s how contractors can avoid them.

January 5, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

With some of the slimmest profit margins across different industries, an occasional oversight could lead to bad news for construction companies. It can be as easy as a rounding error here, a missed invoice there, or even an accidental overpayment. […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

To Take Advantage of Infrastructure Bill Opportunities, Contractors Should Manage Data Better

December 2, 2021

Via: ENR

After several decades of under-investment in U.S. infrastructure, the construction industry finds itself on the precipice of a significant capital injection – a new U.S. government infrastructure plan. Not only does the plan propose to deliver upgrades to the nation’s […]


Contractors lost $1.8 trillion globally in 2020 due to bad data, new report says

September 22, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The emphasis on data in construction isn’t new, but the depth of related financial losses is a reminder of how important carefully gathering and crunching the numbers is for the industry. In 2020, construction generated $84.5 trillion and represented 13% […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

Wearable Biometric Sensor Brings Better Data on Heat-Related Illness in Construction

December 29, 2020

Via: ENR

Heat stress is a persistent problem on construction sites during the summer months. Workers tend to push themselves to keep working even as they begin to show signs of heat exhaustion, and safety can suffer as a result. So Ryan […]


Construction productivity stats approach precoronavirus levels

June 19, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The data seemed to directly correlate with the shutdowns, Kristopher Lengieza, senior director of business development for Procore, said during a press conference Thursday. States that had few or no restrictions on shelter-in-place or stay-at-home orders saw smaller drops in […]


SmartMarket Report Highlights How BIM Planning Enables Prefabrication and Modular Construction

February 13, 2020

Via: ENR

90% Of contractors, specialty contractors and modular builders using prefabrication or modular construction who were surveyed by Dodge Data & Analytics, said they achieved improved productivity, improved quality and increased schedule certainty when using these prefabrication and modular construction methods […]

Construction Techniques

How BIM technology sets your company apart from the competition

August 15, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Okland Construction knew it was the underdog in the bid for a $100-million-plus apartment complex project. Unlike its competitors, Okland hadn’t done a project of this type and scale before. But Okland saw an opportunity and decided to go for […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

How to Identify the Best Provider of Hardware Finishes for Multi-Unit Construction

October 24, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Data from the U.S. Census Bureau showed that August 2018 housing starts in buildings with five or more units grew 37% compared with the year before, indicating that multi-family housing continues to lead growth in the housing market. As more […]

Construction Techniques

Data is driving design for education

June 8, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

We are surrounded by data. The sheer volume of data available to educational institutions today is unprecedented. In many cases data that isn’t already accessible, can be either acquired or generated. This abundance of big data, while very helpful, does […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Data Analytics: Enabling Next Gen Construction

April 19, 2017

Via: ENR

The next five to 10 years will see huge changes in how the construction industry operates. The world is rapidly becoming more connected, and arming the industry with data—and data analytics—literally at our fingertips—will open up worlds of opportunity. Systems […]

Legal, Sustainability

TomTom: construction sustainability in the spotlight

July 11, 2016

Via: Construction Global

The Green Construction Board recently highlighted the changes the construction industry must make if the government’s carbon reduction targets are to be met. Ambitions of a 50 percent cut in built environment emissions by 2025 and at least an 80 […]