When we think of the construction industry, we normally don’t picture workers wearing Google Glass or Apple Watches. With the advancement of the technology, the industry can definitely benefit from wearable technology as devices are becoming more versatile. The construction process is a risky endeavor because of the high frequency of work-related injuries and fatalities. Adopting wearable technology has the potential for result-oriented data collection and analysis approach to provide real-time information to construction personnel. Continue reading How Does Wearable Technology Make Sense With Construction Process?
The current construction growth cycle has paved way for many business leaders to consider strategic technology investments to help improve efficiency, attract new talent, and win new projects. Some contractors have already embraced new technology at various levels – usage of drones, BIM, and digitization. Technology has made the construction processes more efficient while allowing the contractors to serve the client with a better product. Continue reading 4 Ways Tech Boosts Collaboration in Design and Build Construction
The advent of machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is well-placed to benefit the field of construction. Today, AI is implemented in every stage of construction – from design to preconstruction to construction to operations and asset management. In fact, the technology has helped the contractors overcome some of the greatest challenges of the construction industry such as cost and schedule overruns and safety concerns. Furthermore, the availability of data has made AI-based applications more useful for construction. These features of AI technology have attracted a lot of investment over the last few years. Additionally, investments in digitalization of different parts of the construction workflow have been witnessed. In this article, let’s take a look at how AI tools are helping in reducing the construction cost and time by 15%. Continue reading How AI tools can reduce construction time and cost at least 15%
For a successful completion of the construction project, it is important for project managers to possess a wide range of skills and experience. In this fast-paced nature of the construction industry, managing multiple stakeholders, handling diverse teams, tons of documentation and rigid timelines is inevitable. The ultimate goal is to finish project on-time and on-budget while still delivering a final product that meets codes, specifications, and plans. Let’s explore the skills and expertise that are required for completing a construction project. Continue reading A Guide to Skills and Expertise Involved For Completing a Construction Project
Globally, the average lifespan of retail mall design is nearly seven years, and it gradually starts shrinking. This means that shopping centers built before 2004 probably fails to provide its customers with amenities and shopping environment that are in vogue. There are numerous factors that need to be taken into consideration for a success of a retail mall. In this article, let’s take a deeper look at the fundamental factors that determine the success of a retail mall. Continue reading Four factors that determine the success of a retail mall