RSSTechnology & Innovation

Reliability vs. Innovation: Introducing Emerging Technology

| July 26, 2017

by Joe Mihalick and Raymond E. Doyle As a building owner’s eyes and ears, facilities teams are often expected to go beyond thinking about how a building is working to thinking strategically about how to improve the building’s operations. Often this means researching and recommending new equipment or technology to reduce costs and improve performance, […]





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One-of-a-Kind Tool Could Pull Construction Industry Out of the Shadows

| July 25, 2017

Boston – Touchplan, a construction software-as-a-service (SaaS) tool for implementing Lean construction principles, announced the reveal of its latest, highly anticipated functionality: the ability to instantly convert time-consuming and idle master schedules into valuable and measurable work processes. Initially created for financial purposes and crafted by schedulers rather than those doing the physical labor, master schedules continuously […]





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Louis Berger ACEC/MA Award Winner

Louis Berger ACEC/MA Award Winner

| July 20, 2017

Boston – The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named Louis Berger, headquartered in Needham, as a winner of its 2017 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award for work on the Route 2 Safety Improvement project at Crosby’s Corner in Lincoln and Concord. The Route 2/Route 2A Crosby’s Corner intersection has become one of […]





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GRAPHISOFT North America, with Black Spectacles, Announce Learning Partnership

| July 12, 2017

Boston –  GRAPHISOFT North America has partnered with online learning resource, Black Spectacles, to create ARCHICAD for Beginners. The four-and-a-half-hour course teaches the basics of ARCHICAD. Beginning with simple navigation instruction, the course works through the software in a methodical manner that is easy to follow. In the first module, users learn how to draw walls, […]





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Viewpoint Acquires Dexter + Chaney

Viewpoint Acquires Dexter + Chaney

| July 12, 2017

Portland, OR -Viewpoint recently announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Dexter + Chaney, a market leader in cloud-based construction enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. The addition of Dexter + Chaney’s product suite will be  a powerful component of Viewpoint’s strategy to drive further the adoption of technology in construction. “The addition of […]





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Touchplan and Procore Launch Software Integration

Touchplan and Procore Launch Software Integration

| June 27, 2017

In terms of Lean or the spirit of being more efficient with our processes, construction software is broken down into two different categories: 1) solutions that allow the builder to become more efficient or Lean and 2) solutions that emulate an existing Lean process. Procore’s software encourages Lean-like process efficiencies. Through its short learning curve, […]





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Marr Creates Pedestrian and Vehicular Access Over Seaport’s Silver Line

Marr Creates Pedestrian and Vehicular Access Over Seaport’s Silver Line

| June 23, 2017

Boston – Over two consecutive weekends in June, Daniel Marr & Son Company (DM&S) installed a vehicular bridge and a pedestrian bridge over the Silver Line right-of-way connecting a new 1,500-spot Seaport parking garage (currently under construction) with Congress Street and Waterside Place. Part of the work to develop the new South Boston Waterfront Transportation […]





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Hoylu Receives Over $250K in Orders from Suffolk

Hoylu Receives Over $250K in Orders from Suffolk

| May 27, 2017

Pembroke, MA – Hoylu, a visual ideation and collaboration provider headquartered in Sweden with offices in North America, Asia, and Europe, recently announced it has received over $250,000 in orders from Suffolk Construction, one of the largest construction companies in the United States. The orders represent an expansion of Hoylu’s business with Suffolk, who have been customers […]





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IMAGINiT Tech Earns BIM 360 Authorization in North America

| May 25, 2017

Owing Mills, MD –  Rand Worldwide,  a technology solutions provider to organizations with engineering design and information technology requirements, today announced that its IMAGINiT Technologies division has earned BIM 360 authorization from Autodesk.   “We’re thrilled to have validation from Autodesk that our talented team of building design experts in the U.S. and Canada have demonstrated […]





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