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| | 2 minutes | Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure
Is the Construction Industry confused?
Construction

The construction industry is in a state of change and many in the industry are confused about what the new…

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| | 1 minute | Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure
Experts Debate the Future Integrated BIM World

On December 5, Construction News ran a webcast with industry experts discussing what managing projects is likely to look like…

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| | 2 minutes | Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure
Is Project Planning Still Just a Pretty Picture?

  Is Project and Program Management still a silo in your business? Is the Project Plan just a pretty picture…

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| | 4 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure
The Potential for Augmented Reality in Construction

The art of building design and construction is one that has always been dictated by the technologies available at the…

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| | 2 minutes | Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure
When All is Said and Done, It’s Customer Service that Really Counts
EB

Enabling you to reduce maintenance time in the field is a significant expectation of an ERP system, one that’s frequently…

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| | 3 minutes | Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure
What can the construction sector learn from other industries?
Crossrail tunnel under construction

Last month I attended the 19th Annual Future of Utilities Conference in London and was part of a panel discussion…

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| | 2 minutes | Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure
Stop Trying to Define BIM — Start Investing in Change!

The time has come to stop spending time trying to define what building information modeling (BIM) is and accept that…

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| | 2 minutes | Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure
BIM: A critical competitive weapon?

IFS UK and Construction News hosted a roundtable event in the Gherkin, London on the 28th November to discuss building…

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| | 4 minutes | Asset Intensive, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure
Project Integration Key to Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Success

As the global energy sector reconsiders the place of nuclear in the power generation portfolio, all eyes ought to be…

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| | 3 minutes | Asset Intensive, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure
Are you ready for building information modeling (BIM)?

What do you need to know in order to be building information modeling (BIM) compliant? Do you need to invest…

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| | 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Asset Intensive, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure, Oil & Gas, Process Manufacturing
7 Steps to Optimizing Operational Capability

Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) is viewed as one of the key methods allowing maintenance engineers to do more with less at the same time as minimizing risk. RCM provides a greater understanding of the level of risk that an organization is currently managing, as well as supporting the establishment of capital maintenance regimes, thereby increasing cost effectiveness and equipment uptime. Implementing an RCM solution is not necessarily a complex or procedure – particularly if an organization follows seven easy steps…

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| | 2 minutes | Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure
Work in a Project-centric Business? Why traditional ERP is the wrong solution

Your business is a Project Centric Business that constructs large assets, so you buy a business solution that was designed for making cars – Is there a better way? If you construct ships, buildings, oil platforms, bridges, infrastructure, complex equipment etc. then your business processes are very different from a company that builds high volume products like cars or computers.

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