Accurate Job Costing for Construction & Contracting

| January 22, 2020

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With QuickBooks Enterprise, you don’t have to wait till the end of a job to know if you’re making a profit. You can easily get a snapshot of how your business is doing overall, and then drill down into the details to see which projects are making you money, and which aren’t. Integrates with TSheets for easy time tracking.

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GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services

GPI Prototype and Manufacturing Services has been providing Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS), also known as Direct Metal Laser Melting (DMLM) services since 2008. As one of the first Metal Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) service providers in the country, we have the expertise to take our clients from early prototypes all the way to finished, small run manufacturing.

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Data-driven software engineering: How to avoid common problems

Article | March 18, 2020

In today’s digital world, data is constantly being generated, evaluated, and updated. It also plays an important role in the work of software engineers by providing accurate, actionable feedback that helps engineers understand where and how to make improvements to a product or process. Data also helps IT leaders visualize how work is being done, the quality and quantity of output, and how they can improve the lives of staff. And it's a vital part of any digital transformation.

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Full Throttle: Altair Accelerates Engineering Simulations with NVIDIA GPUs

Article | March 26, 2020

Whether analyzing fluid dynamics or speccing performance, engineers need to create high-quality simulations long before a single physical prototype takes shape. To help engineers gain deeper insights into their designs, two products from engineering software company Altair - Altair AcuSolve and Thea Render - now offer enhanced support for NVIDIA GPUs, which produce incredible performance and speedu.

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IoT and BIM for automatic performance recording

Article | May 14, 2021

As part of a Digipro project, ALLPLAN is working with three partners to research a system for automatic performance measurement using IoT and BIM. DigiPro focuses on the digitalisation of products, processes and business models in companies. As part of the German-Dutch INTERREG program Digipro, a project is currently underway that aims to automate performance recording on the construction site using IoT (Internet of Things) and BIM (Building Information Modelling). A consortium of four companies - BuildersMind, mangineers, Nijhuis Bouw B.V. and ALLPLAN - is working on a solution for automated construction site monitoring that documents construction progress in near real time. Promising results have already been achieved in an alpha test phase on two construction sites of Nijhuis Bouw in Enschede 2020.

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What ‘on the ground’ infrastructure delivery can expect in the year ahead

Article | July 1, 2021

While an important milestone, the remainder of Phase 2B connecting Birmingham to Leeds awaits similar backing. Delivery programmes can often become constrained by timescales associated with land acquisition, procurement and site mobilisation at the start of a project. As this legislation makes its way through Parliament, continuous and prompt delivery of the integrated route must be supported. This will enable efficiencies and benefits to be realised during both delivery and operation phases of the complete HS2 route, as well as Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR). HS2 will provide 50% of the infrastructure for NPR; a project designed to transform the rail network in the north of England. Encouragingly, the Queen’s Speech recognised that improving existing processes can be equally conductive to positive transformation. The Planning Bill will modernise our current systems with simpler frameworks, enabling those on the ground to deliver environmental and commercial opportunities more promptly. This will also support delivery of the UK’s ambitious net zero target. While efficiencies are encouraging, the importance of public consultation, as many major infrastructure projects currently undertake from conception to completion, should not be forgotten.

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GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services

GPI Prototype and Manufacturing Services has been providing Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS), also known as Direct Metal Laser Melting (DMLM) services since 2008. As one of the first Metal Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) service providers in the country, we have the expertise to take our clients from early prototypes all the way to finished, small run manufacturing.

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