The construction industry has learned the long-standing challenges of labor productivity and on-time project delivery from past recessions (and recently COVID-19). As a result, firms have realized that current and historical data play an important part in business decision making and may even change the course of the industry. While artificial intelligence and machine learning […]
On-time, on-spec and on-budget delivery define how today’s construction projects need to be executed against the backdrop of challenges construction companies face: rising customer/owner expectations, tight schedules and increasing complexity.
In this webinar, you’ll get an overview of project delivery methods; how to choose and make use of a construction technology platform to facilitate improvements to project delivery; how to enable total project visibility for faster and more accurate decision-making; and how to use integrations to connect with existing systems to maximize your ROI.
Anirban Basu, chief economist for Associated Builders and Contractors, will demystify the ever-changing economic landscape and provide an update following the 2021 Q1 construction industry forecast in March. Basu will share the latest statistics, unemployment and labor figures, in addition to his exclusive (and always entertaining) economic outlook. During this webinar, Basu will discuss the […]
Rapid technology shifts in the industry are poised to usher in a new era of digitally enabled construction, further accelerated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But companies need not be intimidated or caught by surprise by the advancing forces of technology. Instead, embedding IT advances in all aspects of a construction business will not only […]
In the past five years, the use of modular construction methods has doubled in the United States, and it’s expected to represent more than 10% of all construction work by the year 2030. Shifting construction away from traditional sites and into factories is enabling contractors to build faster and better—reducing claims by standardizing work and […]
Anirban Basu, chief economist for Associated Builders and Contractors, will present Construction Executive’s 2023 Construction Economic Update and Forecast on Dec. 14. As a year of recovery and growth wraps up and a year of uncertainty looms ahead, Basu will review up-to-date construction and general economic metrics, as well as his predictions for the future. […]
Join ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu for a review of the construction economy during the first two quarters of 2023—plus insights into the road ahead. Is a recession coming or not? Join us to find out.
While the construction industry has lagged somewhat in the adoption of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, this is changing as digitalization reaches every business sector. A window of opportunity is open for construction firms that adopt digital business processes before their competitors—including purpose-built ERP software. A construction ERP system sets a foundation that digitizes and […]
Construction professionals working from the jobsite need access to information in real time, despite working in environments where both connectivity and time are limited. When the goal is to be on time and on budget, those in the field cannot afford to stray from their immediate demands with interruptions—like walking back to the trailer to […]