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  • Watch this 0n-demand webinar as we discuss how housebuilders and contractors can protect their bottom line by improving quality control and snagging through the adoption of technology. We look at how our customer – Berkeley Homes improved control on costs, tasks and time followed by a product demo of Viewpoint Field View
  • Many companies in the construction industry are still using traditional pen and paper methods on site, which inevitably leads to errors. According to the Get It Right Initiative (GIRI), 21% of construction industry turnover is spent on correcting poor quality. If you are interested in digitising quality processes in the field download this webinar as we discuss how you can reduce rework and ultimately improve your bottom line through a real world subcontractor case study followed by a product demo of Viewpoint Field View.
  • Following the introduction of ISO 19650, now seems like a good time to reset and take a closer look at how conforming to the UK BIM Framework (what we used to know as BIM Level 2) is now defined. Join Ben Wallbank, BIM Strategy & Partnerships Manager at Viewpoint to learn more about the journey to ISO 19650 and how the standard will affect organisations BIM projects going forward.
  • In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, we dive into the complex topic of cost segregation with Frank Giudici, director of business development with Bedford Cost Segregation, LLC. Bedford performs detailed cost segregation studies on real estate properties for clients, finding assets like construction components or even discarded materials from building demos or remodels that can be used to advance depreciation.
  • In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, we explore the intricacies of big data and the role that business intelligence is — and will be — playing in the construction industry.
  • In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, Chuck Schwartz, Director of Business Development with Marcum Construction Services, discusses the benefits and challenges of connected jobsite and of getting accurate, real-time data to and from the field. “We’ve all heard the saying the money is made in the field, and it’s true,” Schwartz said. “Money is made and lost in the field.”
  • Anirban Basu, chairman and CEO at the Sage Policy Group, Inc., joins the podcast and discusses the economic trends and leading indicators that contractors need to watch in order to be successful. Basu, who serves as the chief economist for the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) notes that while the short-term outlook for the construction industry remains solid, overall indicators point to a potential slowdown over the next couple of years. Effective cash flow management is critical to enduring a recession, and Basu points to new technologies that maximise efficiencies, boost productivity and replace traditional processes. Hear why he doesn’t see a traditional way out of the skilled labor shortage and why a technological revolution is necessary to fill the gaps and keep contractors productive.
  • Season 2 of A Viewpoint on Construction kicks off with an insightful discussion about cybersecurity. Bryce Austin, a cybersecurity expert and principal with TCE Strategy breaks down the threats that have permeated the world of business and leisure conducted via the internet. In 2018, $1.5 trillion (USD) was lost to online breaches, cybersecurity fixes or lost productivity. Austin talks steps companies and experts have taken, and those they still need to take, like implementing multi-factor authentication, to ensure data remains safe as cloud computing becomes the new norm.
  • Technology is booming in the construction industry, but not all contractors are prepared for the rapid-fire pace at which technology is being implemented, nor how to put it to good use. In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, we welcome Andrea Wright, CEO and founder of CTP Solutions, LLC. Wright. Already with a proven track record of helping contractors achieve their technology identities and plan out successful technology strategies, Wright recently formed CTP to help the industry as a whole. In this podcast, Wright discusses how to best shift through the technology minutiae, overcome hesitation and resistance and build out a successful technology strategy. Hear why having a realistic approach to change management is key and why it’s important to show all generations of users the benefits of change.
  • A little more than a year ago, after hearing an inappropriate comment made during an industry event, Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) leaders Kevin Booth and Pam Hummel asked themselves why statements and actions like this were still taking place in 2018. In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, Booth and Hummel share their insights on why the construction industry needs to embrace diversity and inclusion to create safe and rewarding work environments for everyone.