Frank Weiss

Frank Weiss

Head of Product Management at Aconex
Frank Weiss is VP BIM at Aconex, the world's leading collaborative construction management software.
Frank Weiss

Six ways to boost your digital ecosystem and streamline project performance

In last week’s post, we highlighted the five keys to unlocking engineering and construction digital transformation to radically improve productivity within the industry.

This week, we’ll explore a common emerging technological challenge many organizations face: integrating your ecosystem.

The digital ecosystem in the E&C industry

The digital ecosystem is a pivotal component to technological change. Organizations resistant to modernizing their technology risk losing their competitive edge to more disruptive, contemporary, and innovative companies. The engineering and construction (E&C) ecosystem is particularly complex—extending beyond a single organization and permeating across the entire supply chain. But what happens if there are so many interconnected pieces of software, hardware, and applications a company is unable to create a streamlined ecosystem?

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Managing the Culture Shift: Paving the Way for BIM Implementation and Management

bim-implementation-managementIn a previous post, “Big Incentive for Change in the Construction Industry”, we highlighted the low level of R&D investment – typically less than 1% of revenues – current within the construction industry. Analysts agree that growth and innovation within the sector requires the development and deployment of digital technologies. Chief among these is BIM, or building information modeling.

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