Year: 2014

Construction Technology Outlook 2012

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As we draw near the end of 2011, there are many predictions around the IT industry trend for 2012. The recently published “Nucleus Research Top Ten Predictions 2012” places emphasis on the rise of cloud computing (prediction #2). According to…

Innovative Construction Technology

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It’s easy to say that you deliver innovative solutions for your clients. It is much harder to actually be on the forefront of inventing new methods and processes. We have been actively inventing new solutions for many years and made…

Top 5 reasons Construction lags other industries in using the internet

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Massive amounts of commerce and business activities have moved online. Everything from banking and insurance to purchasing materials and services can be conveniently accessed over the internet. People and the companies they work for are reaping huge efficiencies from creating…

Construction Bidding Court Case #5 – Alternate Prices

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Learn how PlanSource could help construction professionals to significantly reduce the risk of costly delays or claims arising from errors or omission from real court cases. The traditional bidding process for construction projects involves a considerable amount of paperwork and…

Generating Efficiencies and Increased Productivity in the Construction Industry

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Welcome to our blog. We are really pleased to be launching this new initiative. There is an ever growing interest in the use of information technology to generate productivity and efficiencies in the construction industry. For that reason we felt…

Construction Information Technology Blog

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Like so many things it depends who you ask. For some it refers to the entire workflow from the moment a need is identified through to the final payment and warranty administration for a service or item. Others describe it…

A whole lotta shakin goin on

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Lately, I have been doing a lot of traveling and meeting with a wide range of companies involved in the construction information technology sector. This is a sector that barely existed 10 years ago, now it is expanding and changing…

Award Winning Technology

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Is the internet a useful vehicle for delivering innovative new sustainable practices to the construction industry? I am pleased and proud to say that the definitive answer to this is yes! On October 26th our firm was awarded the Vancouver…

Planrooms – yesterday and today

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Where I come from it’s called a planroom. Others call it a plansroom or a plan room. Whatever you label it the function is still the same. Planrooms have traditionally been the construction industry’s solution to the problem of sharing…

Cloud Computing in the Public Sector

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In our previous post Cloud computing in 2013, we have clearly established that the cloud is gaining popularity in the business world. This brings us to the next question: What about the Public sector? How far along is cloud adoption…