Articles By: PlanGrid

Leveraging Technology for Lean Construction

Going Lean to Reduce Waste and Increase Profits Lean business techniques can be applied to any industry and the construction industry has the opportunity to reap many rewards from embracing it. In this ebook you’ll learn about new tools that make it even easier to put lean practices to work.

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The BIMpact Effect

How Building Information Modeling Impacts and Benefits Everyone in Construction Building Information Modeling (BIM) was once used primarily by designers and architects. Now, it’s transforming the world of construction modeling. An intelligent, model-based process, BIM makes information accessible to all teams across building and infrastructure. Whether on a large or small scale, BIM accelerates the design process and allows teams […]

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Manage Off-Site Prefabrication with Autodesk Construction Solutions

How Project Managers, Preconstruction Managers, and Project Executives Can Benefit from the Implementation of BIM Technology and Prefabrication Best Practices Prefabrication and modularization are not new in the construction industry. However, in recent years, the industry has seen a resurgence in these processes. More and more companies are choosing to move project work to controlled, off-site facilities and then transfer […]

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9 Ways to Increase Field Productivity

Overcome the Productivity Slump and Take Charge of the Field Team. The global construction industry has experienced a serious productivity slump. With only a 1% increase in productivity over recent years, it’s clear that many factors are acting together to restrain efficiency. From the executives overseeing the contracts to the project manager and engineers on site, everyone has to stay […]

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Navigating Complexity in Heathcare

How to Mitigate the Complexities of Healthcare Projects As healthcare evolves, owners and contractors will need to navigate both the existing and emerging hurdles of facility design and construction. In this ebook, we’ll focus on how trends in healthcare are impacting construction and how builders and owners can overcome major challenges to: Improve productivity of construction and renovations Complete projects […]

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9 Ways to Supercharge Your Field Productivity

Overcome the Productivity Slump and Take Charge of the Field Team. The global construction industry has experienced a serious productivity slump. With only a 1% increase in productivity over recent years, it’s clear that many factors are acting together to restrain efficiency. From the executives overseeing the contracts to the project manager and engineers on site, everyone has to stay […]

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Connected, Anywhere. 8 Field Focused Challenges in Heavy Civil Construction And How to Overcome Them

Weak technology in the field has historically limited improving how Heavy Civil and Infrastructure projects are approached. When field teams are unable to communicate and receive real-time feedback from engineers and designers, entire projects suffer. The ability to curtail costs and complete work within budget is key to managing the world’s growing infrastructure needs.

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2018 Industry Report: Construction Disconnected

In April 2018 PlanGrid and FMI interviewed over 600 construction leaders worldwide to find out where construction teams spend and lose time, what they need when it comes to technology, and why firms often struggle with adoption in the field. In these survey results, we’ll explore: • How construction professionals spend and lose time • The cost and causes of […]

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