Industry Insights

  • Tackling infrastructure’s digital frontier

    October 9, 2017

    Once at the forefront of innovation, construction now lags behind in the adoption of new technologies. But the industry is at a tipping point. We spoke with executives from Atkins, Siemens, and RIB Software at GII 2017 about how they’re embracing the disruptive potential of digitization. Interview transcript Roland Busch, chief technology officer and managing […]

  • Best Ideas from the GII 2017 Summit

    July 27, 2017

      Adopt relational contracting to promote a collaborative project environment instead of one based on conflict. However, there are examples of closer collaboration generating substantial benefits. In particular, relational contracting is starting to become more prevalent in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. And leading Southeast Asian energy company PT Energy Indika saved […]

  • Alexander Dobrindt: Focus on Germany’s planning and building digital future–Intensive work on the implementation of BIM

    December 22, 2016

    Alexander Dobrindt has been Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure since December 2013. Based on the background of the digitalization challenges in the world of economy and society in general, he stressed the digitalization challenge in German’s planning and building industry, the implementation of BIM in the industry, and the power of the “Country […]

  • Imagining construction’s digital future

    August 1, 2016

    The construction industry is ripe for disruption. Large projects across asset classes typically take 20 percent longer to finish than scheduled and are up to 80 percent over budget (Exhibit 1). Construction productivity has actually declined in some markets since the 1990s (Exhibit 2); financial returns for contractors are often relatively low—and volatile. While the […]

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