Over the past 20 years, the need for solution integration strategies in construction has shifted from convenient to ideal to critical. However, the construction industry has not kept pace with technology to facilitate these integrations. Many companies continue to manually reenter data in multiple systems, often after manually manipulating the data in a spreadsheet or by performing a nightly batch upload using a CSV file that is produced in one system and consumed in another.
This article explores the changes in software applications used within the construction industry, the different types of integration approaches available, and the associated benefits and drawbacks of each. It will also discuss considerations when developing a strategy for your company as well as steps to help begin deployment. Download the full article to see the key concepts outlined by Christian Burger.