One of the biggest stumbling blocks for the construction industry today is understanding how to change—this impacts everything including rebuilding infrastructure, the labor shortage, sustainability, operations, digital transformation, and more. Change is perhaps one of the biggest factors that needs to be addressed in the construction industry.
The skilled labor shortage is causing a ripple effect that is impacting every single business across the country. But, technology can help construction companies tap into intelligence to streamline business processes.
Topcon Positioning Systems, a world leader in positioning instruments for survey and construction, and Bentley Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, announced today that they have joined efforts to provide opportunities for construction industry professionals to learn best practices in constructioneering, a process of managing and integrating survey, engineering, and construction data, to streamline construction workflows and improve project delivery.
Every year, at about this same time, I wait with anticipation to see what news will be coming out of Bentley Systems’, www.bentley.com, Exton, Pa., Year in Infrastructure conference. The company is a tech giant that recognizes innovation is key to moving the industry forward.
When it comes to BIM (building information modeling), the name Bentley Systems resonates with many in the industry as a leading provider. And with good reason. The company specifically offers software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure.
One of the largest projects in the United Kingdom these days is Crossrail. With a route running more than 100km, this project brings an additional 1.5 million people within 45 minutes commuting distance of London’s key business districts. The line in central London will open in December 2018.
Perhaps one of the more telling components of Bentley Systems, www.bentley.com, Exton, Pa., is the company’s focus on connectivity at the jobsite—which includes everything from sensors to RFID (radio-frequency identification) and everything in between.
There has been a big focus on leveraging BIM (building information modeling) data both in the office and at the jobsite. This is where partnerships become key for the construction industry.
This week the construction industry can expect to hear some big announcements from Bentley Systems, www.bentley.com, Exton, Pa., as the technology company is hosting its Year in Infrastructure 2015 Conference.
There are a lot of vendors that talk a big game, but when you play their game they change the rules of the game and it never turns out well