Construction Technology

    Let’s Be Civil – An ITI Podcast

    Breaking Down BIMfi Insights In the newest episode of Infotech’s “Let’s Be Civil” podcast, hosts will break down the top insights shared on a recent BIM panel discussion. DOT, FHWA, and consultant representatives shared their perspectives on the importance and evolution of BIM. Hear what they have to say.

      The Building Design and Construction Industry’s Slow Rate of Digital Transformation

      Luddites despair! The digitization of construction is inevitable. That’s just one takeaway from a recent webinar hosted by Geo Week News. The session picks up where the infamous 2016 McKinsey report, Imagining Construction’s Digital Future, left off. Under the title Is Construction (Finally) Ready to Move Into the Digital Age?, the webinar convened four industry leaders to discuss the state of play, and possibilities for the future: Niknaz Aftahi, Founder & CEO, AEC + Tech Steve Holzer, Technology Visionary and Leader… Read More »The Building Design and Construction Industry’s Slow Rate of Digital Transformation

        The Evolution of Electronic Bidding in New Jersey

        When state agencies make the transition from paper bidding to electronic, it can feel like a switch is getting flipped. Everything from filing cabinets to postage stamps instantly feel like an artifact of the past. But while the benefits of e-bidding are sudden, the process of instituting it is often less so.  Check out this blog for a dive into the history of electronic bidding in New Jersey and the major milestones along the gradual march to the recently signed… Read More »The Evolution of Electronic Bidding in New Jersey

          Data Work Makes Data Work: Laying the Foundation for Analysis

          Agencies have a lot of data. Analyzing this data can provide valuable information to the agency, but often the agency does not have staff that are experienced in doing data analysis. Read this article, to understand how your agency can tackle data analysis with the right partner and mindset.

            Infotech and HDR Work Together to Expand BIM Solutions for Civil Infrastructure Projects

            Infotech, a leader in infrastructure construction software solutions, has announced a consulting collaboration with HDR to conduct an industry assessment of its current products and services in order to expand the company’s Building Information Modeling (BIM) offerings and its impact on digital delivery and advancing open data standards. As experts in the use of BIM and digital project delivery for transportation infrastructure, HDR will consult Infotech on the company’s strategic BIM for Infrastructure (BIMFi) plan.

              With Smart Cities, Technology Shouldn’t Be the Goal

              The urban IT movement known as “Smart Cities” offers a seemingly infinite toolset for making cities and their infrastructure more efficient. But tech isn’t the point, cautions Riad Meddeb and Calum Handforth of the United Nations Development Programme, in the pages of the MIT Technology Review. Truly smart cities recognize the ambiguity of lives and livelihoods, and they are driven by outcomes beyond the implementation of “solutions.” They are defined by their residents’ talents, relationships, and sense of ownership—not by… Read More »With Smart Cities, Technology Shouldn’t Be the Goal

                BIM for Infrastructure: On-Demand Webinar

                Building Information Modeling (BIM) is changing the way we build – so let’s talk about it. In this panel discussion on BIM, our experts cover everything from evolving data standards to the impacts of FHWA’s Every Day Counts initiatives. Have you been waiting for something that dives into BIM, specifically as it relates to the infrastructure industry? Watch this webinar for a discussion on the future of our industry, hosted by DCN Infrastructure partner, Infotech.

                  The Benefits of a High-Level Market Analysis: On-Demand Webinar

                  Are you interested in pursuing more data analysis in your state? Learn more about the benefits of high-level market analysis in a new webinar. Several years ago, Infotech participated in a high-level market analysis for the state of West Virginia. The initial findings from that analysis launched an investigation that led to a $101.5 million settlement for the state. View this webinar, where details of that case are reviewed along with a deep dive into the benefits of a high-level… Read More »The Benefits of a High-Level Market Analysis: On-Demand Webinar

                    Case Study: Transportation Innovation as a Top Priority

                    Digital evolution. That was the City of Meriden’s answer to the time-consuming nature of federal compliance. By transitioning to cloud-based construction management, the Meriden team was able to improve data reporting to the DOT while adding more time for their inspectors in the field. View this case study where Director of Public Works Howard Weissberg and Engineering Consultant Josh Eannotti discuss how they leveraged federal grant funding to pilot new software on their infrastructure projects, as well as the efficiencies… Read More »Case Study: Transportation Innovation as a Top Priority

                      Caterpillar Announces Move to Texas

                      After nearly a century in Illinois, construction and mining equipment manufacturer Caterpillar has announced its relocation to Irving, Texas, near Dallas. “We believe it’s in the best strategic interest of the company to make this move, which supports Caterpillar’s strategy for profitable growth as we help our customers build a better, more sustainable world,” chairman and CEO Jim Umpleby explained in a statement. According to The Wall Street Journal, Caterpillar is not receiving any incentives from the state to make the… Read More »Caterpillar Announces Move to Texas