If you are the type of contractor who shudders at the mere mention of new technology, you are missing the point entirely. There is more to technology than tech. Beyond the productivity apps, drafting software and construction estimation platforms, of which you will find in this issue very useful, learning new processes renovates our way of thinking.
In our cover story on integrated project delivery (IPD), Matt Cramer of Dee Cramer Inc walks us through how the seemingly new construction process has its roots in BIM (building information modeling). “If you understand BIM, you can understand integrated project delivery,” he says.