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Best Apps for Construction Snagging

Managing the construction snagging through an app is the standard nowadays, as these platforms are making everyone’s life easier on-site with their sleek interfaces and cloud-based collaboration tools. This is a list of the best apps for construction snagging (in random order). These are all apps and software that can be used for Quality Control, … Read more

How BIM technology can transform Quality Management in Construction Industry

BIM Technology is becoming more and more a reality in the construction industry every day. It’s definitely the most attractive innovation we’ve seen in the industry since the CAD technology swept away pencils, rulers and rapidographs that were the norm after WW2. We have all probably heard about the ways that BIM could transform the Design, Cost Controlling, Procurement and … Read more

5 Cloud-based collaborative solutions for the construction industry

Document Control management is probably one of the most fundamental and important processes of the Quality Management system of any construction project. This is not rocket science. Today’s large infrastructure Projects involve so many stakeholders, trades, people, companies and they have so many complicated processes that things can become far more complicated than they actually are. Documents, Drawings and Records … Read more

5 Problems With Online Collaboration and Document Management Tools in Construction Industry

Online Collaboration and Document Management Cloud solutions for construction industry are everywhere these days. Aquick look on Paul Wilkinson’s excellent Extranet Evolution Blog will probably tell you this is a booming and very dynamic market at the moment. However, there are still some major obstacles that, in my opinion hold this market back . Here’s a list of … Read more

Interview with Gari Nickson from GenieBelt: A Free Tool for Construction Projects.

UPDATE 2022: Geniebelt is now Letsbuilt Apps and SaaS tools for construction industry will soon become a very prominent part of an Engineer’s everyday life at any construction project, anywhere in the world (if not yet). I recently had the opportunity to chat with Gari Nickson from GenieBelt which is a new and free cloud app for construction projects that helps tidying up … Read more

Use of tablets for Site Inspections

The use of tablets for Site inspections is probably the biggest revolution in the construction industry since the introduction of CAD about 30 years ago. On the other hand, tablets are probably the first computer that is being used on the field (excluding of course calculators and laptops for special uses). There are many solutions in the … Read more

Interview with Andrew Bowles from AUTODESK’s BIM360

Tablets, apps and lately wearables are here to stay and to change our lives forever. With slow but steady steps, construction industry will probably become one of the most fascinating applications of these new technologies. I recently had the opportunity to discuss with Andrew Bowles , Territory Manager (EMEA)  of  Autodesk’s BIM360  about their solution and about the new technologies … Read more

Interview with Richard Scott from Priority1

UPDATE 2022: Priority1 is now Viewpoint Fieldview The digitization of the construction industry is gaining more momentum with the use of tablets for site inspections and SaaS platforms, which aim to make everyone’s life on site easier and probably tidier. I recently had the opportunity to discuss with Richard Scott , Managing Director of Mobile Computing Systems Ltd, about … Read more

Interview with Doug Chambers from FIELDLENS

UPDATE 2022: In 2017, Fieldlens was acquired by WeWork and it has actually dissapeared from the market completely in 2020 and it is now owned by RedTeam. Doug Chambers is not involved anymore with Fieldlens. It’s not a secret anymore that there is a digital revolution the last years in construction industry, which seems very … Read more

Ok Glass. Capture that NCR.

It seems like ages ago when people first suggested the use of tablets at construction sites, but today it feels more like something we are all waiting to see it becoming a pretty standard technology in the industry like previous decades were all about CAD solutions, Total Survey Stations or even…computers themselves. Without a doubt … Read more