Smart Construction: How AI and Machine Learning Will Change the Construction Industry

Daniel Burrus

The construction industry, which makes up 7% of the global workforce, should already have applied these technologies to improve productivity and revolutionize the industry. Growth in the construction industry has only been 1% over a few decades while manufacturing is growing at a rate of 3.6%.

Ferguson Partners With RocketSpace to Reimagine the Future of the Construction Industry

Rocketspace

distributor of plumbing supplies and PVF (pipe, valves and fittings), to reimagine the future of building development through new technology solutions that enhance customer experiences across the commercial and residential construction, remodel, and services industries.

6 Excellent Reasons to Consider Lean Construction Software

Kainexus

While many people associate the Lean business methodology primarily with manufacturing, it is an ideal approach in the construction industry. Construction projects are complex. Lean Software lean construction

4 ways BIM can boost the productivity of your construction business

Lead Innovation

Construction is a very complex business that requires the coordination and financing of many different teams working over a long period of time. However, technology is constantly improving and one type of program is proving itself to be of enormous help when it comes to construction projects.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

verticals, including: biotechnology, chemicals, construction, CPG, education, electronics, energy, finance, food, government, health care, insurance, law, manufacturing, media, pharmaceuticals, public sector, retail, sports, technology, and telecommunications. THE 2018 STATE OF. CROWDSOURCED.

Constructing Innovation as Value Management

Paul Hobcraft

Innovation needs to create value, both short-term and progressively over time. It fuels the growth and fires the imagination.

Creative Construction – Book review

The Inovo Group

Well-respected Harvard Business School professor and HBR contributor Gary Pisano has weighed in on the topic of large company innovation in his new book ‘Creative Construction’. The post Creative Construction – Book review appeared first on Inovo. Highlights.

Silicon Valley’s Next Target: Disrupt the Construction and Real Estate Industries

Leapfrogging

Construction Tech’ and ‘Real Estate Tech’ are the next greenfield market spaces. The construction industry builds houses, strip malls and office complexes. New construction is financed and then led by real estate developers, and then agents help sell or lease houses and buildings which are sometimes managed by property management companies. The real estate and construction industries might be considered stodgy by many standards.

Silicon Valley’s Next Target: Disrupt the Construction and Real Estate Industries

Innovation Excellence

Construction Tech’ and ‘Real Estate Tech’ are the next greenfield market spaces. Every industry, every company, and every leader must recognize one simple fact: every product, service, process, and business model will be disrupted–it’s just a matter of time. Companies that think they’re immune to the trends and technologies upending every industry on the planet risk. Innovation Leadership Strategy Real Estate

Constructing the Community

IdeaHunt

Constructing the Community

IoT and Construction: Building Tomorrow’s World Today

Wellspring

When most people think of IoT and construction, they will think about newly developed “smart homes” outfitted with security systems and a network of cameras. However, most of these are finishing touches added toward the end of construction on residential spaces.

How Construction Giant Bechtel is Building the Future

Innovation Leader

Wilson of Bechtel says, “It’s becoming…a necessity to find ways to improve construction productivity…” Wilson explains what Bechtel is doing, including its “Future Fund David J.

Technology Is Rebuilding the Construction Industry

Daniel Burrus

The construction industry is notoriously slow when it comes to adopting and utilizing technological solutions. Elsewhere, some suggested that the builder of the future will replace his/her nail gun with a new technology that will completely overhaul the construction industry. However, it’s easy to forget that there is already a wealth of software in the industry, such as Construction Manager, PlanGrid, and many more, but they all are criminally underused.

Creating A Responsible And Respected Construction Business In Today’s Industry

The Human Factor

You can’t get ahead in the construction industry without having a well-respected name in the marketplace. There are so many companies in the construction sector. There are plenty of professional construction businesses out there.

Construction Executive – Xinova’s Kelly Romano Addresses Challenges Facing the Industry

Xinova

In a recent issue of Construction Executive, Kelly Romano addressed the challenges facing today’s construction companies. The post Construction Executive – Xinova’s Kelly Romano Addresses Challenges Facing the Industry appeared first on Xinova.

Fira Partners with Xinova to Design the Future of Construction and Living Systems

Xinova

The multi-phase Disruption Design project is aimed at designing innovative construction and built environment living systems. SEATTLE and HELSINKI, March 28, 2019 — Xinova, a global innovation market network with innovators, technologies and investors in over 120 countries, and Fira, a forerunner in the field of construction and built environments, announced an agreement to […].

How Haskell Uses VR to Keep Construction Sites Safe

Innovation Leader

Construction zones are often adorned with bright signs, cautioning all who enter. These job sites require that those on the premises wear hardhats, safety glasses, and the right shoes. Often, certification and training must be completed before employees can begin their work

Moving Lean Construction into the Digital Age: Last Planner Meets Collective Intelligence

Planview Spigit

Our clients in the construction business tell me that the industry enjoys flush times, once again. Many construction firms are family led. Connecting Lean Construction with Collective Intelligence. Figure 1: the six tenets of lean from the Lean Construction Institute.

Moving Lean Construction into the Digital Age: Last Planner Meets Collective Intelligence

Planview Spigit

Our clients in the construction business tell me that the industry enjoys flush times, once again. Many construction firms are family led. Connecting Lean Construction with Collective Intelligence. The construction industry does not need to make the case for innovation.

Tips for Constructing a Data-Driven Culture

BPI Thought Leadership Commentary

Analytics and data-driven decision making have become something of a holy grail for modern organizations.& & In December 2015, APQC conducted its annual survey to understand the common challenges and priorities of process and performance management practitioners in 2016. The survey covered a wide array of topics including data and analytics. Though most organizations have embarked on their an

InnoCentive Partners with bauma Open Innovation to Solve Challenges in the Construction Industry

Innocentive

bauma is the leading trade fair for the construction and construction machinery industry and the world's largest trade show. With the launch of the second Challenge on the bauma Open Innovation (OI) platform , we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight this exciting collaboration!

A Constructive Activity on a Snow Day

Michael Roberto

Another nor'easter rages today in the northeast. Weather forecasters predict 15-20 inches of snow in my region. Many people are not working today. What can and should you with your time if you have some free time?

Are you a Lateral Leader?

Destination Innovation

Encourage constructive dissent. Leadership of Innovation constructive dissent conventional leader empower innovate inspire lateral lateral leaderAs a leader which column do you fall into? Conventional Leaders. Lateral Leaders. Lead from the front. Lead from alongside. Direct. Inspire. Use conventional methods and seek to improve effectiveness and efficiency. Develop new methods and seek to change the rules, change partners or change the approach to the problem.

Capturing and supporting innovation in the building industry

Innovation Excellence

Whilst the construction industry is not one that is renowned for being particularly innovative, there are in fact a number of fascinating technologies emerging in the sector. Competitions Industry Innovation Open Innovation building construction

You Don’t Have an Innovation Problem, You Have a Trust Problem! (Part 2)

Innovation Excellence

collaboration Creativity Innovation Leadership autonomy constructive disagreement culture trust vulnerabilityThrough my 2008-10 doctoral research, I found that the biggest problem that non-innovative companies have is lack of trust. In fact, whenever I was invited to speak to a company about their innovation needs, it didn’t take more than 20 minutes and 16 questions to find that they don’t have an innovation problem, they have.

Six Great Questions to Stimulate Critical Thinking and Constructive Debate Within Your Team

Michael Roberto

creativity decisionmaking innovation teams

How IoT is Transforming Unexpected Industries

Innovation Excellence

Consumer Innovation Industry Innovation R&D Science Technology agriculture construction ecology Internet of Things productivity Telematics

Building Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Feature Of The Week Innovation architecture assumptions building construction hvac macro micro solutionsI have always admired the work of great architects. The challenges they face when designing a new structure seem overwhelming at first glance.

Moroccan Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Build Capability culture Innovation People & Skills Processes & Tools Profiles of Innovators construction Desert Climate engineering history Innovation Lessons technologyMorocco is a land that has mystified and enchanted travelers for ages.

The Engineering Behind Modern Superstructures

InnovationManagement

Enabling Factors collaborative innovation construction engineeringHuman talent, drive and innovation can achieve incredible feats - and what more tangible example than modern superstructures? Let’s take a look at some of the drivers behind building bigger and better buildings worldwide, from improved materials, to cross-sector collaboration and beyond.

The Many Lessons of Andy Grove

CorporateIntel

If you try to cheap your way through a poorly constructed algorithm, science will have its way with you and the result won’t be a proud moment. Constructive Confrontation Works – A lot of people who didn’t grow up in the Intel culture found it an impossible place to survive.

ikeGPS – How To Invest in Trends To Escape Your Core and Grow Explosively

Adam Hartung

EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) companies like Black & Veatch, Bechtel. The earliest adopters, and biggest fans of laser measuring via mobile devices weren’t in the construction business. Would you like to triple your revenue next year?

5 Smart Energy Startups You Need to Know in 2019

Rocketspace

One of the top sectors producing pollution is construction. With rising temperatures, a number of studies are urging mankind to lower global energy consumption.

Inside the Boston Ecosystem: Wayfair, Blue Cross & More

Innovation Leader

In our 2019 Boston Field Study, attendees visited Wayfair, Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Well-B space, PTC, Suffolk Construction, and LearnLaunch

This guy made a fun video while renovating his garage

Idea to Value

Youtuber Hampton Rutland explains how he’s finishing a construction project with wood he reclaimed from a derelict demolished house. This video might start off looking like just another DIY project, but partway through it shows the fun and creativity that the author put into it.

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Leaders Need Members – Optimizing versus Maximising

Innovation Excellence

What that means is I help businesses modernize their leadership to become more coaching and co-constructive. I help businesses innovate their business more quickly than they innovate their products.

5 Compelling Reasons to Measure the Improvement Work

Kainexus

From retail and manufacturing to healthcare and construction , the intensity of effort dedicated to daily positive change in an organization is directly tied to customer satisfaction and financial success.

Top 15 Global Hotspots for Corporate Innovation

Innovation Leader

For our list of the top cities for corporate innovation around the world, we examined an array of factors that create a constructive context for big companies that want to engage in ecosystems outside of their home turf

The Innovative Home: Sustainable, Smart, Mainstream

Innovation Excellence

This piece looks at the future between now and 2030, and predicts that the greatest need for innovation is going to be in green and smart construction in both residential and commercial construction.

Andy Grove: Silicon Valley Legend

Michael Roberto

In the book, he discusses the importance of constructive conflict as a means of making sound decisions particularly at strategic inflection points. constructive conflict Grove IntelSource: Time magazine Andy Grove died this week. A Silicon Valley legend, Grove led Intel for many years.

Foundations Day 4: What Does Your “Influence Chart” Look Like?

Innovation Leader

If you’ve got a whiteboard or a piece of paper handy, who are the 3-6 key influencers you need a constructive relationship with? Find out what your influence chart looks like in this video

Building a Smarter Workplace

Innovation Excellence

I had the opportunity recently to interview Dave Hopping, President of Siemens Building Technologies for the Americas about technology advancements in the areas of construction and building management and their impact for both employers and employees.

This guy just built an unbelievable instrument with 2000 marbles

Idea to Value

It’s made of over 3000 pieces, constructed out of nothing but plywood, screws, wire, marbles, pieces of instruments and LEGO (the trademark sign of any creative project).