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FINALCAD launches its new app for Windows 10

Today, we are excited to share that the FINALCAD app for Windows 10 is available for Tablets and PCs to download from the windows store. You can download it here.

8 success tips for digital construction

The question is not whether the Digital Transformation is coming to the construction industry, but when, and how to best to embrace it. How do you get people on board? Where does one begin? Here are some insights.

Digital Transformation is a perennial topic across industries, with analysts and market leaders again kicking off the year with significant attention devoted to the latest trends in Digital Transformation: powerful analytics, artificial intelligence, accessibility, etc. While the construction industry lags other sectors in digitization, these trends are nonetheless beginning to surface in the industry as companies move forward carefully with digital transformation. While a few companies (primarily new market entrants) set high standards for digital construction in 2017, 2018 is emerging as the year a large number of industry incumbents take concrete steps to advance their own Digital Transformation. Here are a few of the reasons it is important to take action now, and some steps you can take to jump start your initiative.

 

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Change is concrete

At FINALCAD, we aim to change the way we build. We have already digitized the architectural work progress enabling issues management, form usage for quality controls and tasks advancement follow-up thanks to our mobile and tablet field apps. This allowed all stakeholders involved in a building or an infrastructure to collaborate more efficiently. Today, we’re taking it a step further by changing the way structural work is done and how progress is tracked on a construction site.

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FINALCAD sets foot in Jakarta

With a growing population of over 240 million, Indonesia is developing at a tremendous rate particularly for infrastructure and rapid urbanization. The Government of Indonesia is planning to spend $450 billion between now until 2020. This could be seen in the some of the newsreported recently whereby the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) highlights the importance of maintaining, improving connectivity of road infrastructure, with a huge focus on massive toll road projects in the infrastructure and utilities sector, like the Balikpapan-Samarinda Toll Road.

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Daewoo keeps things simple to deliver big results

Daewoo Engineering & Construction is a South Korean construction company established in 1973 and is headquartered in Seoul. Daewoo E&C is committed to be an innovation leader, with a firm belief in continueous technology advancement, industry-leading human resources, and commitment to challenge the norm. This deeply rooted passion can be easily indentified in all of their works. 

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Enabling BIM onsite

Construction projects are increasingly incorporating systems of digital sensors, intelligent machines, mobile devices, and new software applications – integrated with a central platform of Building Information Modelling (BIM). BIM identifies potential design clashes and constructibility issues at the design and engineering stage, thereby averting costly corrective rework.

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Working against time, Kimly-Shimizu digitises its work methodology

 The Yishun Community Hospital (YCH) consists of 2 inpatient blocks, 428 beds, a break off from patient block to adminstrative block which includes a total of 10 floors and 5 floors for wards. With a site area of 11,600 sqm and GFA of 5200 sqm2, it is not going to be easy to deliver a project of this size within stipulated time.

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All in a days work in Shimizu

Know your priorities. For building construction, it is critical to supervise each single activity on site rather than spend too much time on documentation work in office. FINALCAD mobile app helps supervisors and engineers from Shimizu Corporation allocate more time on the field, rather than stuck in office doing paperwork.

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Beyond "Ease of use" with Quality Control

What does it mean? Good Quality Control measures quality characteristics, compares them with the established standards, analyses the differences between the results and then ensures the product/service meets compliances. 

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