Construction project financial control in IFS Applications

| June 24, 2019

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What is wrong with running construction projects in Microsoft Excel? Plenty. First, Excel and other systems outside of an enterprise software application like ERP do not have controls against manipulation. It is easy and too tempting for a project or commercial manager to massage the data, hiding landmines that will blow up in the controller’s face in later project phases.

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6 Construction Tech Trends in 2020

Article | February 12, 2020

Innovation is increasing as shown by advancements brought about by technology, according to an article in Reading Eagle. For example, drones and 3D printing are now more prevalent than before, and may be further embraced by the construction industry in 2020. The design-build approach, or Integrated Project Delivery, provides a means for clients to contract a sole entity to compose, plan, and construct a project. Streamlining the process results in faster project delivery timelines and lower costs.

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Lake Zug East: Switzerland's Longest Construction Site Completed

Article | February 12, 2020

ntil recently, the infrastructure measures at Lake Zug East were the longest construction site in Switzerland. The 15-kilometer-long project has since been successfully completed after 20 months of construction. Not only has the full closure – which was necessary for economic and environmental protection reasons – been lifted, but one of the important access routes to the Gotthard Tunnel has also been completed. The fact that this could be done without any problems and delivered on schedule despite Coronavirus is due to the work of Emch+Berger WSB AG. The engineering firm was commissioned by the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) to undertake the planning, overall project management, and construction management. The planning was based on a BIM model in Allplan Engineering.

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Impact of BIM on construction management industry

Article | February 12, 2020

The construction industry is one of the fastest-growing industries as the skyscrapers are more in demand. The value of the real estate is increasing which is the reason construction companies are now working on designs that are eco-friendly, cover less space yet provide more facilities within an affordable price range. For catering to all these needs, very precise planning is required that can cut the price yet make the structure more appealing. For making all this possible, it is very important to have a proper management system. With the use of technology and by incorporating the betterment management, now things are becoming easier.

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On Engineering in Crisis: Choosing Gratitude

Article | February 12, 2020

It is important to find a balance right now and keep yourself surrounded by people you love, your family and friends. Stress is bound to happen during these extraordinary times. Meditation and connecting with yourself would help reduce any anxiety or panic that the mind creates. I am grateful that I am safe and healthy surrounded with my family, and I am thankful for having the gifts of life. It is up to us, to be grateful or be stressed. I treat this time as a luxury, time that I would have never gotten in my hustling life. I am trying to tick all the items in my to-do checklist that I have been postponing due to lack of time.

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Beck delivers award-winning construction and architecture expertise through our unified delivery model. This meeting of the minds in dual disciplines lets us provide clients with swift and efficient project delivery. At every stage, our multi-disciplinary teams bring a full range of expertise and creative thinking to meet clients​ needs and deliver singular results.

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