Connect & Construct

Connecting the latest construction technology & tactics with design and operations to empower the end-to-end workflows that increase margins and reduce risk.

  • How Transparency with 3D Modeling Supports A Transformative Public Build in Medellin, Colombia

    How Transparency with 3D Modeling Supports A Transformative Public Build in Medellin, Colombia

    AIA Arquitectos e Ingenieros Asociados S.A. is a leading design and construction company in Colombia. In business for 70 years, the company employs 600 direct and 2,000 indirect...

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  • How Digital Technology Helped Develop a Rural General Healthcare Facility on the Remote Island of Orkney

    How Digital Technology Helped Develop a Rural General Healthcare Facility on the Remote Island of Orkney

    The Balfour in Kirkwall, in the far north of Scotland, is set to transform the way healthcare services are delivered for the 20,000 residents of the Orkney Islands.

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  • Dura Vermeer Reduces Time to Construction by 25% with BIM 360 Design

    Dura Vermeer Reduces Time to Construction by 25% with BIM 360 Design

    Dura Vermeer is a family-owned Dutch company with more than 160 years of experience in construction, engineering and related services. The company’s core markets include residential and...

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  • 4 Cost Management Workflow Enhancements To Simplify the Change Process

    4 Cost Management Workflow Enhancements To Simplify the Change Process

    As the industry drives toward increasingly digital processes to maximize efficiency, it is no longer just a matter of getting the job done, it’s about staying competitive. In a recent...

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  • How to Leverage AI to Compete and Win in Industrialized Construction

    How to Leverage AI to Compete and Win in Industrialized Construction

    When was your “AI moment”? I’m talking about the first time you felt like artificial intelligence was coming, in force, to change the way business is done. Mine was in 2011, when an AI...

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  • Supercharge Design & Constructability Reviews with New Construction IQ Capabilities

    Supercharge Design & Constructability Reviews with New Construction IQ Capabilities

    Everyone knows that two of the biggest areas of risk on a construction project are schedule delays and cost overruns. And the primary contributor to these schedule or cost impacts can...

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  • Rise and Grind: A New Source of Content for the Connected Construction Community

    Rise and Grind: A New Source of Content for the Connected Construction Community

    For the last five years, Connect & Construct has been a source of information – product news, customer stories, and thought leadership – on construction technology and tactics being...

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  • New Features to Improve Design Reviews, RFI Management & Enhance Daily Workflows

    New Features to Improve Design Reviews, RFI Management & Enhance Daily Workflows

    Construction teams are constantly bogged down with time consuming and costly RFI’s. Managing and dealing with RFI’s takes a ton of time, and let’s face it, is not the most glamorous task.

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  • Leveraging the Power of A.I. to Analyze Massive Amounts of Construction Data

    Leveraging the Power of A.I. to Analyze Massive Amounts of Construction Data

    Today’s digitized workflow creates enormous amounts of data from a growing number of sources, which makes it difficult to keep track of. By converging live jobsite cameras, AI, and 360°...

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  • Three Tips to Improve Construction Productivity

    Three Tips to Improve Construction Productivity

    Recently, we’ve been thinking a lot about jobsite productivity. When we read McKinsey Global Institute (MGI)’s analysis of productivity in the construction industry, we were a little...

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  • [Case Study] How HoloBuilder Helped Mace See Significant Benefits in Income, Safety, and Quality

    [Case Study] How HoloBuilder Helped Mace See Significant Benefits in Income, Safety, and Quality

    The John Lewis, Cheltenham project involved many site photos for different reasons: documenting site conditions, communicating progress, issue identification and for...

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  • How To: Reduce Rework in Construction

    How To: Reduce Rework in Construction

    Want a fast way to lose money, miss deadlines, and frustrate everyone from subs to project owners? It’s rework. Redoing something on a job site isn’t just a duplication of efforts. More...

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  • An Introduction to Construction Software Training

    An Introduction to Construction Software Training

    As building information modeling (BIM) capabilities continue to advance across the construction industry, embracing new modeling software and techniques can be overlooked at times. ...

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  • Connecting the Construction Supply Chain

    Connecting the Construction Supply Chain

    In my mind construction is the lifeblood of society. Whether during ancient times or modern times, humans have modified and built their worlds to survive and thrive. When you look at...

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  • How Construction Companies are Overhauling the Jobsite with Digital Technology

    How Construction Companies are Overhauling the Jobsite with Digital Technology

    When you’re dealing with massive construction projects overseen by scores of project managers and swarms of subcontractors—all dealing with highly intricate details and a deluge of...

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  • A Path to Scalability by Embracing Construction Technology

    A Path to Scalability by Embracing Construction Technology

    The design, manufacture and construction industry is at a crossroad. Ok, it’s not breaking news – it’s a topic that has been increasingly visible over the last year. But, the fact is,...

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  • Moneyball for the Construction Industry: How Predictive-Based Safety is a Game Changer

    Moneyball for the Construction Industry: How Predictive-Based Safety is a Game Changer

    The construction industry is suffering from a lack of improvement in many areas. For instance, the rate of injuries in the industry has remained flat since 2007.

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  • #PowerToTheTrades: The Value of Trade Contractors and Subcontractors from Design to Delivery

    #PowerToTheTrades: The Value of Trade Contractors and Subcontractors from Design to Delivery

    On any large commercial construction project, trade contractors make up the hundreds, if not thousands, of construction workers on the job site.

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  • Connect Your Estimator’s Knowledge with 5D Cost Estimating Software

    Connect Your Estimator’s Knowledge with 5D Cost Estimating Software

    Construction is a tough business, and to stay ahead you must stay on top of ways to keep your costs down and your workflow efficient. As a general contractor or construction manager,...

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  • 6 Ways Emerging Technology Is Addressing The Construction Industry Labor Shortage

    6 Ways Emerging Technology Is Addressing The Construction Industry Labor Shortage

    If you’re part of the construction industry in the US, you have a peculiar problem: too much work for the number of available workers. The unemployment rate for construction workers is...

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