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News is breaking in the built world every day, whether it's an innovative new project breaking ground or a new product announcement. But no news is helpful unless it's in context. Enter the BuiltWorlds Analyst Briefings. Each week, one of our Analysts will produce a short, detailed story covering the most important and exciting developments. Our goal is the help our readers figure out how the day's news actually affects them and their business. Short, punchy, and easy-to-read, the Analysts Briefings are not breaking the news. Instead, they contextualize what's happening in the built world, and parse out why what's happening is important and what sort of impact it will have.

Verified Contributor Post: Potential Subcontract Default Risks due to COVID-19 and Recommended Risk Mitigation Strategies

March 27, 2020

This article was written by Kirk Chamberlain, EVP – National Construction Practices Leader at Hub International as part of the BuiltWorlds Verified Contributor Program. Overview The purpose of this paper is to highlight potential impacts of COVID-19 on subcontractor default risk on construction projects. The paper also identifies risk mitigation […]

Data Collection and Project Impact Events: The Construction Technologist’s Role

March 27, 2020

This is the third and final installment of a 3-part series on construction tech categories with the biggest potential to prevent problem projects, contributed by BuiltWorlds Member Dave Hettinger, Senior Manager at LitCon Group.  The previous two were on scheduling and 3D modeling tools.  In this one, we’ll focus on […]

Case Study: Walbridge Embraces Digital Construction with Reconstruct

March 20, 2020

This case study was originally included in BuiltWorlds’ 2019 Construction Technology Report. To access more case studies on how industry leaders such as Walbridge are leveraging technology to drive productivity, efficiency, and safety, check out our full library of Analyst Briefings and be on the look out for the BuiltWorlds […]

Verified Contributor Post: 4D/5D Construction – Now for Heavy Civil Projects Too!

March 19, 2020

This article was written by Richard Humphrey, Senior Director of Construction Products at Bentley Systems as part of the BuiltWorlds Verified Contributor Program. What is 4D Construction? As Design Engineers have moved to 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM) as the technology enabled process for design delivery, construction firms have looked […]

Innovation in Action Case Study: Suffolk Ups The Analytics Maturity Curve

March 13, 2020

The following is a case study of one BuiltWorlds Member’s effort to put innovation into action. In BuiltWorlds’ continued effort to provide insights into technology adoption and other innovative practices, we’ve detailed how Suffolk is advancing the construction industry through the application of AI-enabled risk management. This case study, among […]

Analyst Topic Briefing: 3D Modeling and Preconstruction Tools

March 6, 2020

In the first article of this three-part contributor series, we talked about how problem projects present a tremendous opportunity, and some of the startups tackling the “hard problem” of scheduling.  In this article, we’ll shift focus to the second of three recently reported categories of construction tech that can help […]

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