ACC Construction Blog

  • How to Build Your Construction Tech Stack

    How to Build Your Construction Tech Stack

    Fact: technology and app usage is growing in the construction industry. According to the 2020 JBKnowledge ConTech Report, 22% of respondents indicated using six or more construction apps, up from...

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  • 7 Things to Know About the Sustainable Future of Construction

    7 Things to Know About the Sustainable Future of Construction

    There have been warning signs in the construction sector for years. The industry creates high levels of physical and digital waste, with 10-15% of materials wasted on every build. Construction and...

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  • Register Now for Autodesk University 2021

    Register Now for Autodesk University 2021

    2020 was a major transition period for construction, but 2021 is arguably an even more pivotal year for the industry.  If the previous year was all about adopting new tools and ways of doing...

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  • Autodesk Build Gets 20+ Product Updates, Features, & Enhancements 

    Autodesk Build Gets 20+ Product Updates, Features, & Enhancements 

    Learn About the Latest Releases for Autodesk Build  Released in early 2021, Autodesk Build continues to prove effective as a reliable project, cost, and field management solution. Seamless...

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  • 40+ New Product Updates for Autodesk Construction Cloud 

    40+ New Product Updates for Autodesk Construction Cloud 

    The Latest Across Autodesk Construction Cloud Unified Platform, Autodesk Build, Autodesk BIM Collaborate, Autodesk Takeoff, BuildingConnected, BIM 360, and Pype  With construction’s busiest season...

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  • New in Autodesk Construction Cloud: Enhance Transparency and Efficiency with Meetings Release 

    New in Autodesk Construction Cloud: Enhance Transparency and Efficiency with Meetings Release 

    Meetings are essential to the success of all construction projects. Whether it be weekly coordination or OAC meetings, they are a necessary part of the design, preconstruction, and construction...

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  • Digital Builder Ep 16: 3 Things We Learned About Getting Started With Digital Twins

    Digital Builder Ep 16: 3 Things We Learned About Getting Started With Digital Twins

    The phrase “digital twin” regularly comes up in forward-thinking conversations about construction innovation and technology, making it one of the most buzzed about topics in the industry.  What...

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  • How to Manage Project Risk with Construction Data Analytics 

    How to Manage Project Risk with Construction Data Analytics 

    The phrase ‘construction data analytics’ may be enough to make your eyes glaze over. But every day on construction sites, teams are coordinating hundreds of subcontractors, managing thousands of...

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  • 7 Advancements in MEP Tech that Make Life Easier on Contractors

    7 Advancements in MEP Tech that Make Life Easier on Contractors

    Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems are essential to commercial and residential buildings. In turn, MEP contractors are critical to modern infrastructure projects. These...

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  • Leverage Machine Learning to Reduce Risk with Construction IQ

    Leverage Machine Learning to Reduce Risk with Construction IQ

    Machine learning has been making waves in the construction industry. But what does that really mean and how are teams using this seemingly futuristic technology today?    Let’s start by unpacking...

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  • Issue Resolution and Clash Avoidance with Autodesk BIM Collaborate

    Issue Resolution and Clash Avoidance with Autodesk BIM Collaborate

    Construction management is a highly complex and multi-dimensional collaborative effort. To execute on projects effectively, several people and moving parts all need to click and stay in sync....

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  • Digital Transformation is Helping the Construction Industry Future-proof Their Businesses as They Recover from the Pandemic

    Digital Transformation is Helping the Construction Industry Future-proof Their Businesses as They Recover from the Pandemic

    Construction companies across Asia Pacific including Japan (APIJ) in the “acceleration” phase of recovery are most advanced at using technology to future-proof their businesses, the latest...

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  • Construction Cost Codes: Everything You Need to Know

    Construction Cost Codes: Everything You Need to Know

    In 2020, the value of commercial construction amounted to approximately $5.8 trillion globally. Given the continually changing nature of construction projects, accurately managing and executing...

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  • Technology Increases Productivity by a Quarter on UK Rail Projects

    Technology Increases Productivity by a Quarter on UK Rail Projects

    Did you know that technology is increasingly playing an important role in the rail industry, helping to achieve safety milestones, meet passenger demand and expectations as well as reducing the...

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  • Tête de la Course: How Digital Construction Can Grow Europe’s Cycling Infrastructure

    Tête de la Course: How Digital Construction Can Grow Europe’s Cycling Infrastructure

    Did you know you can cycle from Rotterdam in the Netherlands to the Shetland Isles off the tip of Scotland? Admittedly, there’s a ferry or two along the way. But the two locations are linked by...

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  • Digital Builder Ep 15: Why Global Data Standards are the Future of Collaboration

    Digital Builder Ep 15: Why Global Data Standards are the Future of Collaboration

    As the volume of project data continues to grow, and global collaboration in the AEC industry becomes increasingly common, it’s more important than ever that the processes we have are scalable and...

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  • Behind the Build: Interview with Jonathan Wheeler, Project Manager, Fullmer Construction

    Behind the Build: Interview with Jonathan Wheeler, Project Manager, Fullmer Construction

    The productivity challenge in construction isn’t so much a people issue as it is a process one. Knowledge silos, impediments to collaboration, and disparate data sources all contribute to the...

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  • Construction Companies in “Adaptation” Phase Use Technology to Support Hybrid Workforce

    Construction Companies in “Adaptation” Phase Use Technology to Support Hybrid Workforce

    The construction industry’s COVID-19 recovery across Asia Pacific including Japan (APIJ) can be classified into three phases: “response”, “adaptation”, and “acceleration”. A recent IDC InfoBrief,...

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  • Why Do We Make Errors in Construction?

    Why Do We Make Errors in Construction?

    You can imagine the scene in Pisa, Italy, 900 years ago. In 1178, a new bell tower was entering its fourth year of construction when – to the builders’ horror – it began to sink. The Leaning Tower...

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  • We Analyzed 600+ Construction Job Listings for Gender Bias: What We Found Surprised Us

    We Analyzed 600+ Construction Job Listings for Gender Bias: What We Found Surprised Us

    When we think of someone who works in construction, what are the first images that pop in our head? Are they usually male or female? Many of us might immediately picture a male since the...

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