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The Digital Twin Imperative for Design and Construction

The pause button may have been pressed on substantial segments of infrastructure development, repair, and replacement—but not on all. No matter how long it takes to fully resume, the sheer scale of design and construction necessary to meet future global infrastructure needs is staggering. It’s projected that by the year 2035 the global middle class...

Using Object Detection for More Accurate Live Mapping

Almost a year ago today I was in a meeting where someone was telling me that the project we were working on needed to use LoRa positioning so that diggers and trucks could be tracked on a real-time map. I am not at liberty to give you my full response, but my professional response is...

Digital Twins for Utilities

More and more cities are recognizing the tremendous benefits that a digital twin provides to: its planners, those responsible for operations and maintenance of city infrastructure including utilities, private architects and engineers striving for compliance with city ordinances and by-laws, and the public. Among the elements essential to developing successful digital twins is recognizing that...

InSite software training

The Case for Software Training

Getting the most value from construction software means knowing how to thoroughly use it.  Gone are the days in the construction industry when a smart owner/operator and his backhoe could handle most projects. Back then, measurements were close approximations, and quality was achieved through the skills and experience of the hired contractor. Today, contractors and...