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  • January 16, 2020
    Pan-Pacific Mechanical, a mechanical design-build subcontractor, has begun to develop bot software to automate its construction management workflows. According to Contractor Magazine, the software automates tasks a human would typically do, such as making data easily available to teams in the office, and the field. The bot can also simplify and automate data entry.
  • January 15, 2020
    Pan-Pacific Mechanical is currently exploring process automation, assisted machine learning, computer aided engineering, and most recently, bots.
  • January 3, 2020
    The frequent portrayal of contractors as technological laggards is in some respects unfair. While it’s true that construction has fallen behind other industries in using technology to manage the enterprise, it’s also more difficult to integrate data in construction than in other sectors.
  • December 7, 2019
    The construction industry is in the midst of a significant technology transformation as contractors adopt the latest cloud technologies to help enhance operations, automate workflows, streamline data into single streams and extend collaboration beyond the walls of the office. Yet, for an industry that has historically struggled with change, many contractors who have yet to modernize may not know where to start—or how to integrate and maximize their technology investments to get the most out of new solutions put in place.
  • October 10, 2019
    Very soon, Matt Lamb will be able to tell you exactly how long it should take his electricians to install a foot of pipe or wire, by job type, anywhere in the country. To the uninitiated, that might not sound like a notable achievement. But when it comes to analyzing and leveraging data within the construction industry, that simple metric has the potential to unlock insight into the trades that’s never been accessible before.
  • October 4, 2019
    As the amount of digital data collected during construction continues to grow, stakeholders are asking for better intelligence on how projects are performing. Starting from the cost and financial data handled in the back office, Viewpoint Construction Software has announced a new cloud-based analytics platform that it hopes will ev
  • September 30, 2019
    Viewpoint, a Trimble Company, unveiled a data platform providing self-service reporting and predictive analytical capabilities to contractors. Called Viewpoint Analytics, the solution will enable contractors to track operational and financial performance of their projects, processes, people and ultimately, their business.
  • September 30, 2019
    Contractors report increasing ability to gather and analyze data helps improve project outcomes like budget, productivity and profitability.
  • September 30, 2019
    Managing construction projects is a complex process. Remote jobsites, scores of workers to keep efficiently engaged (and paid), continual flows of materials and equipment, a bevy of subcontractors to collaborate with and stay on top of, and ever-changing plans and documents to manage—and that’s just in the field or the jobsite trailer.
  • September 13, 2019
    ​ A recent report released by Dodge Data & Analytics, conducted online among contractors in collaboration with construction management software provider Viewpoint, a Trimble company, reveals a sea change in the way project data is gathered and analyzed across the construction industry​.