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Cutting Through ‘Paralysis by Analysis’: Strategies for Managing the Rising Tide of Construction Data

Cutting Through ‘Paralysis by Analysis’: Strategies for Managing the Rising Tide of Construction Data analysis

Construction firms juggle dozens or even hundreds of projects simultaneously. For c-suite decision-makers, that can translate into a near-permanent state of triage—scrambling to put out project-specific fires related to schedules, costs, quality and safety.

The Road to a 3D Digital World in Australia

The Road to a 3D Digital World in Australia

In the last six months have been spending a lot of my time down-under, thanks to my lovely partner who decided to improve my air mile elite status by accepting a job in Melbourne. Even though I have been visiting Australia for almost ten years, I must admit I have never been involved much with […]

Keeping it Clean: Analytics Can Benefit Contractors—So Long as They Maintain Good ‘Data Hygiene’

Keeping it Clean: Analytics Can Benefit Contractors—So Long as They Maintain Good ‘Data Hygiene’ Data hygiene in construction

Construction firms receive a flood of information these days—everything from sales pitches in their email inboxes, to cover stories in industry magazines—about the potential for data analytics to revolutionize what they do. And it’s true that under the right circumstances shifting from siloed spreadsheets to advanced data warehouses and analytics engines can yield transformative insights. […]

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