Technology shakes up how projects are planned, scheduled and built

Over the last 10 years, innovations in technology have disrupted many of the industries across the world allowing for improved efficiency, savings and quality.

The construction industry is no different. Although, Jim Rogers, a well-known construction management and industry expert, says, “Construction lags behind other industries like manufacturing that have more quickly adopted and implemented new technology to improve the industry.”

But that’s changing as innovations like 3-D laser scanning, building information modeling (BIM), digital drawings, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), 3-D printing and others are enabling incredible improvements in the construction industry from communications to improved quality, production, savings and safety.

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Investment drives innovation

Since maintaining project continuity and subcontractor payment is so essential to commercial building company, Kitchell, the organization relied on construction technology during the company’s recent upgrade to the newest version of its ERP (enterprise resource planning) system, a customized version of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.

Read more about Kitchell’s technology upgrade in this article from Construtech