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Construction Technology Trends Shaping the Industry: Takeaways from Trimble and CMiC Conferences

By Trudi Fenster, AVP Construction Technology Consulting

Tilson’s Technology Consulting team recently attended both Trimble Dimensions and CMiC Connect, two of the largest AEC conferences held each year. Our team met with partner organizations and clients to discuss emerging construction technology trends that are revolutionizing the way companies are managing and planning projects. Questions, concerns, and needs were centered around the implementation and optimization of analytics, CMiC, Spectrum, and Vista by Viewpoint.

Tilson provides a full suite of IT services including technology assessments, application integration services, analytics services and packages, ERP implementation and optimization, and IT infrastructure services and monitoring. Our technology experts come from the construction industry, giving us the edge to best solve your toughest construction technology questions and get the most out of your IT infrastructure.

Trending at Trimble Dimensions

  • Trimble Workcenter as part of Trimble Construction One to help contractors understand actuals of completed work
  • Importance of finding the right partner to implement and optimize Spectrum
  • Need for integration guidance for scalable, meaningful technological solutions
  • Best practices for key features, including User Workflows, HR Management, Construction Accounting, Project Management, Automated AP, and back-office processes

Trending at CMiC Connect

  • Integrating third-party applications with CMiC as the ERP backbone
  • Utilizing enhanced CMiC Analytics tools for more powerful CMiC analytics
  • Implementing updated Payroll and Human Capital Management feature to boost CMiC usability
  • Best practices for key CMiC features, including Project Controls, Drawing Management, Project Checklists, Subcontractor Pre-Qual, and Construct PM

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