It’s All About Big Data

The market leader in shared and co-working office space, WeWork, which is now adding office space at a mind-blowing rate of half a million square feet per month, recently acquired a small construction management software startup called Fieldlens. What’s the connection between these two companies? As WeWork’s Head of Construction Tim Dumatrait and Fieldlens founder Doug Chambers announced at the annual Bluebeam eXtreme Conference, the answer is all about data. Continue »

The construction industry is at a point where performance improvements and productivity gains are required to stay ahead of the competition. Without the right data in your pocket, it’s nearly impossible to see where improvements can be made. And with disconnected systems—or, even worse, pen and paper—capturing the data you need is nearly impossible. Continue »