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Top Labor and Profitability Challenges Facing MEP Trades and How Technology Is Helping

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Reverse Mentoring

Traditionally more experienced workers train the less experienced, and there is no exception in the…

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Make Your Data Work for You 

The construction industry handles some of the costliest and most time-consuming projects in the world….

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API’s: What Are They and How Can I Use Them?

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) are the software intermediaries that allow two programs to work with…

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Productizing Your Company 

Every construction project is considered an individual prototype. Though every project is unique, most of…

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Multi-Trade Coordination for Pre-Fab

Driving prefabrication means considering optimizing multi-trade coordination. The earlier teams are involved, especially for internal…

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A Basis for Estimating, Custom Workflows, Machine Integrations & Business Intelligence

Sheet metal subcontractors today rely on a broad spectrum of purchased and customized solutions to…

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Point Clouds: Getting Accurate Field Measurements With Jobsite Challenges

More GCs who scan projects and provide them for all trades raise concerns for MEP…

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Process Driven Profitability

Achieving predictable results while reducing risk includes defined, scalable systems and processes deployed with technology….

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Advance Work Packaging & Lean P4 Planning

As work becomes more competitive, so must the strategies and processes to drive efficiency and…

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Connecting Your Supply Chain Workflows From Estimating Through Procurement

Global Supply chain disruptions have impacted material pricing. Today, contractors’ top risk to project profitability…

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Baby VDC’s First Six Months

The early stages of rolling out a VDC strategy are equally critical for the long-term…

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Troubleshooting “Any” Technology

Troubleshooting technology has caused massive parity where some can fix anything, and others struggle behind….

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How to Build Your Job Without Material 

VDC provides a ton of information to all parties downstream, but who provides the VDC…

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What Do You Measure: The Moneyball of Contracting 

Today we are collecting more data than ever. It is easy to put reports together…

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Integrated Modular Solutions

There are many advantages and challenges to consider with modular construction. Buying from a manufacturer…

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Best Practices for NavisWorks

Although there is software to develop a fully coordinated BIM design, Navisworks remains the most…

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New Horizons Future Study

The rapid change in North American HVAC and sheet metal contracting industries will drive many…

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Robotic Process Automation

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) tools use software to mimic human actions within your company’s software….

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CMMC Compliance 

The United States Department of Defense (DoD) is implementing security measures for projects during their…

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Buy vs. Build

As prefabrication continues to grow traction, the opportunities to buy versus build components is ever…

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Mapping Your Tech Stack: A Practical Guide

You do not need to be a technologist to help build and maintain your company’s…

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The Right Type of Scan For the Right Purpose

3D scanning in modern construction has many different means, methods, and purposes. This session shares…

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Online Handbook for Continuous Improvement of Field Production

Construction trades are at the key interface between the application of lean principles and the…

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Cap, Gown, and Tech Ready: Prepping for the First Five Years as a New Hire 

As companies recruit young, new talent from universities, the field, or elsewhere, there is urgency…

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