2019 Executive Report: The State of Technology in AEC Firms
The State of Technology Executive Report features survey data collected from 1,154 architects, engineers and construction professionals. Download this resource and learn about the top AEC software applications, data and file storage preferences, top technology and Project Information Management (PIM) challenges, and more.
The Effect of Digitalization on Construction
Technologically speaking, the greatest obstacle to success in construction today is the proliferation of the data silo. Few, if any, companies ever realize the value of all the information created on a single project—data that could be used to improve decision-making, efficiency, quality and safety, as well as reduce liability on that project and all those that...
Newforma Announces Connector with Bluebeam
Increases productivity throughout the build process by connecting Project Center with Studio Sessions, the real-time collaboration capability within Revu. This connector streamlines submittal reviews to meet deadlines faster and reduce opportunities for error by removing unnecessary administrative overhead from the review cycle. Whether a submittal requires single or multiple collaborative reviews, the seamless connection allows...
The Architecture Industry Redesign
New tools such as virtual reality and drones drastically alter how architects work. Bill Kloster, principle and CIO with Short Elliot Hendrickson Inc., marvels at how innovation has changed since his father designed buildings 20 years ago. Today, information collected at the jobsite is immediately uploaded to a central server that is available to anyone...
Construction Manager Research: Using Technology to Improve Information Management (UK)
Newforma UK partnered with Construction Manager on a research project, which asked what role digital technology and improved information management can play in boosting industry efficiency. Improved information management is regarded as central to delivering the government’s digital build Britain goals — yet construction is currently showing limited ambition in using data and digital technology...
Brock Philp Explains How Newforma Gets Feedback
The project information management software company’s CEO, Brock Philp, explains how the business solicits thoughts from its customer base to construct a better user experience. Newforma’s software readily interfaces with other programs used commonly in the industry and aims to dramatically reduce the administrative hassle associated with large building projects.
How to Be Prepared for Potential Project Issues
Information is the essential core of every commercial construction project. From the initial stages of a project through to its conclusion, having the correct information at every step is the best way to ensure you will not face costly delays and errors. Whether you are an architect, engineer or a contractor, organizing your information is...
Software Designed for Designers (p. 30-33)
Newforma’s technology came on the scene in 2004, and they’ve been changing the game for the project information management (PIM) software industry ever since. Newforma Project Center helps design teams organize and find project information quickly and easily. Architects and engineers often have complex folder structures containing terabytes of data generated per project that become...
Top 5 Ways to Mitigate Risk When Project Data Is Unorganized and Scattered
Newforma’s information is the lifeblood of every commercial construction project. From the initial stages of a project through to its conclusion, having the correct information at every step is the only way to ensure you won’t unnecessarily face costly delays and errors. Whether you’re an architect, engineer, or a contractor, organizing your information is the...
Are Administrative Tasks Killing Your Project Team’s Productivity?
PM and coordination are a huge undertaking, and construction is no exception. In any industry, project management and coordination are a huge undertaking, and construction is certainly no exception. Coordinating teams of engineers and architects and getting everyone on the same page can feel like an uphill battle, and the stress is only compounded by...