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Understand the capabilities and focus areas required to meet your industry’s needs and enable value creation.

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Identify resource, process, and environmental trends impacting your industry. Implement strategies to mitigate specific risks and take advantage of all relevant opportunities.

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Reveal the true state of your IT services, processes, spend, and staffing levels to align your priorities and resources.

Benefit from peer data to get a reference point for how well you stack up.

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Buildings Business-Aligned IT Strategy

  • Learn about the ecosystem factors that are impacting the Buildings industry and how your IT team is set from a PESTLE and SWOT perspective, with expert insights and takeaways to update your IT strategy.
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Buildings IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook

  • With input from our research and analysts and your peers, identify new or updated initiatives for your IT strategy and document them in the IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook.
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Buildings Industry Impacts on IT Strategy: Senior Management Presentation Template

  • Use the Buildings Industry Impacts on IT Strategy: Senior Management Presentation Template to share the key findings of the business-aligned analysis with your organization's leadership team.

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Buildings Prefabrication & Modular Construction Report

  • Skills shortages, cost sensitivities, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will likely increase pressure on organizations to accelerate the introduction of prefabricated structures.
  • The ability to employ prefabrication is enabled by technologies such as BIM, VR & AR, and robotics.
  • Learn about how Prefabrication & Modular Construction affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Buildings Building Information Modeling Report

  • Building Information Modeling (BIM) will facilitate greater collaboration between partners throughout the construction lifecycle, while increasing accuracy, enabling visualization, reducing costs and improving worker safety.
  • The relatively high cost of BIM technology is a barrier in many organizations, especially small ones.
  • Learn about how the BIM affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Buildings Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality Trend Report

  • Skills shortages, cost sensitivities, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will likely increase pressure on organizations to accelerate the introduction of these technologies.
  • The introduction of new technologies like Virtual Reality (VR) & Augmented Reality (AR) require the introduction of new skills within the organization, involving investments in education and training.
  • Learn about how VR & AR affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.

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Buildings IT Staffing Benchmarking Report

  • Many IT departments are already running lean, struggling to keep pace with never-ending demands from the business. Construction IT staffing is stretched thin.
  • While Construction IT is keeping the lights on, there is little opportunity to lead, innovate, or plan for the long term.
  • By taking the IT Staffing Diagnostic and participating in our unique IT Spending Benchmarking, you will gain critical information to understand how you can position your IT team to be more strategic and influential to the business.
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Buildings IT Stakeholder Satisfaction Benchmarking Report

  • IT leadership needs to understand where their stakeholders are unsatisfied with the quality of service they’re receiving from IT.
  • While Construction IT is meeting the needs of the business, the relatively recent and rapid adoption of IT services and solutions in this sector means that current IT teams could reach capability limits just as quickly if evolving stakeholder needs aren’t understood.
  • Understand important common focus areas to address, and gain insights into how your team aligns to other Construction IT teams.

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Core Industry Technologies & Software Selection


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Buildings Construction Management Systems Technology Report

  • As technologies such as BIM, VR, and AR are introduced it becomes ever more important to integrate all the various phases, activities and data elements involved.
  • Successful implementation of a construction management system (CMS) represents a planning, management, and organizational change management challenge that must not be underestimated.
  • Learn about what a CMS is, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how it can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.
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Buildings Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality Technology Report

  • The introduction of virtual and augmented reality technology is forcing organizations to review and redesign many processes.
  • The relatively high cost of VR and AR technology is a barrier in many organizations, especially those smaller in nature.
  • Learn about what VR and AR is, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how it can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.
Core Industry Technologies
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Buildings Building Information Modeling Technology Report

  • BIM will facilitate greater collaboration between partners throughout the construction lifecycle while increasing accuracy, enabling visualization, reducing costs, and improving worker safety.
  • The introduction of new technologies like BIM require the introduction of new skills within the organization, involving investments in education and training.
  • Learn about what BIM is, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how it can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.

Latest Buildings Notes

Short, tailored research notes aimed at providing you with timely insights, relevant to your industry. Hot off the press, these notes will be published regularly and pair great with your morning coffee.

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Establishing a Balanced Scorecard for IT Performance in the Road and Highway Construction Industry Is an Important Complement to IT Strategy

Date published

June 17, 2019

Author:
  • Sidney Hodgson

The IT balanced scorecard must go beyond the usual IT metrics. To be most effective, it must demonstrate the value IT provides and reflect corporate or agency strategies and goals.

Problematic IT Processes for Construction: Portfolio Management, Enterprise Architecture, and Organizational Change Management

Date published

May 14, 2019

Author:
  • George Goodall

Info-Tech’s IT Management & Governance Diagnostic provides industry-level insights on the challenges of IT departments. We use a concept known as Service Gap to compare the rated importance of a particular IT process with its effectiveness. Use this data to review the existing IT strategy and ensure that it includes initiatives that adequately address these shortcomings.

Select a Construction Management Software Solution

Date published

December 7, 2018

Author:
  • George Goodall

The economy is booming, and construction is going along for the ride. Increased business is forcing many building and construction companies to improve their supporting business systems. Take a proactive and structured approach to identifying and selecting providers of construction management software.

Cut Retail Costs With Smart Building Technology

Date published

September 7, 2018

Author:
  • Derek Shank

Smart building technology can provide retailers with significant savings in operational costs.

Right-Size Your BCP for the Construction Industry With a Customized Business Impact Analysis

Date published

August 22, 2018

Author:
  • Sumit Chowdhury

Right-size your business continuity plan based (BCP) on your organization’s tolerance for downtime and data loss. This note provides industry-specific considerations to customize how you assess business impact to define appropriate RTOs and RPOs.

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