Tag Archive: mobile

Feb 12 2016

The mobile app improving onsite efficiency

Tablet taking image

Profit margins on construction projects are eaten into when snags or defects aren’t resolved on-time or to an acceptable quality.

Contractors and asset owners are increasingly adopting mobile-enabled software tools to better integrate their project supply chains with the latest defects updates in an attempt to improve efficiency and raise standards of workmanship.

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Dec 17 2015

2015 – A Year In Review

A long time ago ..

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away – ie in January, we boldly made predictions for the year ahead (OK I’ll stop the flagrant mixing of cinematic references).

On a serious note, back in January we considered issues that were predicted to shape the AEC industry in 2015.  Now it’s time to …

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Mar 05 2015

Mobile – Solutions for the whole life of a built asset

Augmented Reality displaying house

As the construction industry has begun to overcome legitimate concerns about workers safely using mobile devices on live construction sites, there has been an increase in the number of mobile solutions available to architecture, engineering, construction and property professionals at the workface in all phases of the life of a built asset.

 

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Dec 10 2014

2014 construction, real estate and infrastructure industry roundup

UK Construction 2014

As we near the end of 2014, it is worth reflecting on the advances we’ve seen in the UK construction, real estate and infrastructure sector during the year, covering both technology and market changes.

Information Technology becomes integral to the construction sector?

If you work in the UK construction industry, the conversation has been …

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Aug 20 2014

ISG increase efficiency of defect capture & resolution

With the objective of ensuring high quality standards and timely delivery of a project to refit a grade II listed building for a London university, ISG, the international construction services company identified a need for a defect and inspection management tool.

In selecting conjectMI to manage the defect process on the £6.5m project, ISG became …

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Jun 12 2014

4 reasons to upgrade your defects & inspections tool

Image of infographic showing satisfaction rates of current solutions

We recently surveyed 340 AEC industry managers and operatives about defects and inspections management processes and tools. Here is an infographic of the survey results. Satisfaction scores for basic functionalities such as reporting the status of defects and managing resolution through the supply chain indicate that construction teams are making do with current tools, and …

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May 28 2014

Asia market focus – An interview with CONJECT’s Jörg Hahn

Joerg in Colour 2014

This week we spoke with regional manager Jörg Hahn who looks after CONJECT’s customers in Asia.

CONJECT blog: Asia is a fast-growing region for CONJECT, can you tell us more about the current state of the market?
Jörg Hahn: CONJECT has maintained a presence in Asia for a number of years. We support projects in countries …

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May 08 2014

Latest release of defects & inspections tool showcased in London

People at breakfast briefing

Early on a wet Thursday morning, immediately following a two-day tube strike, more than 120 souls braved the elements in search of knowledge on how to improve construction defects and inspection management.

Held at The Deck at the top of the National Theatre overlooking the River Thames, the CONJECT team welcomed an audience of construction contractors, …

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Apr 25 2014

Fact: Mobile tools increase onsite productivity

Shard during construction 2

Improving accuracy and quality when managing inspections and defects on construction sites presents a unique challenge to contractors. The need to capture images of snags, enter text details about the defect and then share up-to-date status information with the appropriate team members is typically done using a combination of paper checklists, spread sheets and email software.  But …

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Apr 09 2014

Mobile devices onsite – an OH&S issue?

Construction site safe zone

Safe use of mobile telephones and, more recently, tablet devices has become a contentious issue on construction sites. Many firms have long prohibited use of mobile devices unless the users were, to quote one contractor’s policy:

“carrying out a designated operation where the equipment has been sanctioned by the individual’s line manager and documented in …

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