AEC firms face constant challenges balancing budgets and getting projects completed on-time and on-budget. Precious time is often lost when project managers manually work on support functions and administrative tasks (i.e. assigning specific projects to different people, over/under budgeting, not logging in time efficiently, etc.), putting a wrench in workflow and profitability goals. Operating these tasks manually is costly, time-consuming and can be prone to errors. A recent survey on FoxBusiness.com  revealed small business owners collectively waste four billion hours of company time annually by spending too much time on back-end support functions and administrative tasks. A manual approach keeps AEC owners and management from focusing on what’s important – their core business processes.
Archive for August, 2014
CTO Keith Bentley walks through the evolving form factors of computing that led to his co-founding of Bentley Systems, helped shape the company’s development work the past 30 years, and will continue to have an impact on its strategies going forward.
Among the multitude of viewpoints regarding a “new level” of BIM aspirations, I would like to offer Bentley Systems’ perspective, as a leading software provider dedicated to “sustaining infrastructure,” on how and why the advantages at each BIM advancement can accumulate exponentially.
The modern workforce has shifted its focus to better work life balance. As a result, businesses are looking to developers to innovate the physical work environment.
In a series of interviews with StoryTrack’s video production team, Clark Machemer, Vice President of The Rockefeller Group, explains how the urban campus is allowing companies to attract and retain top talent, by catering to their professional and personal priorities. And will also allow companies to continue their growth trajectory for the future.
Lori Dowd: What is the driving force behind the innovations in design and engineering for corporate America.