The Five Best Tech Opportunities for Construction Companies

By Jason Krankota, Nvoicepay Construction has been one of the slowest industries to adopt technology. I think this is partly cultural – folks in the industry like to solve problems with their own ingenuity. Many firms are still family-owned, and there’s still a lot of...

Top Construction Trends for 2020

Depending on what news sources you follow, you’re likely to have read several trend predictions for 2020. Here is a Top-10 style list, linked back to the original articles. One: Modularization The promise of faster on-site assembly and higher quality has boosted the...

How Smart Contracts are Reducing Inefficiencies in Construction

By Michael Matthews, Industry Principal, Data Gumbo The construction industry notoriously lags in productivity improvements and technology adoption. Its sluggish pace results in trillions of dollars in lost value – approximately $1.6 trillion a year. One underlying...

3D Printing: The Real Possibilities for Printing Infrastructure

By Megan Kreiger, ERDC-CERL, and Eric Kreiger, P.E., ERDC-CERL 3D printers. You’re probably picturing one of two things: desktop machines printing plastic items often located in schools, libraries, or at home, or metal printers that create optimized brackets,...

They’re Here and They’re Disrupting the Construction Industry

      Seventy percent of construction companies believe that those who do not adopt digital tools will go out of business. Do you agree? This eye-opening stat is part of a Construction Disruption infographic recently published by Raconteur (shown below,...