PlanGrid Construction Productivity Blog

  • 5 New PlanGrid Product Enhancements for RFIs, Submittals, and More 

    5 New PlanGrid Product Enhancements for RFIs, Submittals, and More 

    Since launching Autodesk Construction Cloud™, we have been rolling out updates across our product solutions. This includes enhancements to the features and products our field collaboration...

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  • 10 Must-Read Building and Design Articles from January 2020

    10 Must-Read Building and Design Articles from January 2020

    With a fresh year ahead, diving into new ideas and concepts is a great way to begin 2020. Two years ago, we started to recap our favorite building and design articles for each month. We’ve...

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  • 3 PlanGrid Product Updates to Kick Off 2020 

    3 PlanGrid Product Updates to Kick Off 2020 

    We’re honored to begin a new decade with an amazing base of passionate and innovative customers. PlanGrid users are currently building many of the world’s top construction projects. While our...

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  • 6 Next Level Strategies to Improve As-Builts

    6 Next Level Strategies to Improve As-Builts

    How to Create Superior As-Builts and Wow Clients Most of us can barely remember what we had for breakfast on Tuesday, let alone what we did on a work project back in 2014. Carry that back a few...

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  • How Machine Learning Is Making Construction More Human

    How Machine Learning Is Making Construction More Human

    Insight Into the Future of Machine Learning in Construction When most people hear the term “machine learning” the last thing they think of is a technology with a human touch. More so,...

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  • Behind the Build: Interview with Brian Binkley, Director of Design, Gephart Electric

    Behind the Build: Interview with Brian Binkley, Director of Design, Gephart Electric

    The world of design has experienced some of the most significant and noticeable changes over the last few decades. Consider the shift of manual drafting to Computer Aided Design (CAD). “I had four...

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  • 2020 Construction Trends: Here’s What You Need to Know

    2020 Construction Trends: Here’s What You Need to Know

    And just like that, here we are, two weeks into the New Year. Many of us are in full-fledge planning mode when it comes to big strategic initiatives for 2020. While immersing ourselves in...

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  • Behind the Build: Interview with Shannon Davis, Learning and Development Lead, MAREK 

    Behind the Build: Interview with Shannon Davis, Learning and Development Lead, MAREK 

    Pop quiz: What’s the most valuable resource in construction?  If your answer is a specific building material, process, or even technology, you’d be incorrect. Construction’s most valuable...

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  • It’s Time to Rethink IT in Construction: The Rise of the Construction Technologist

    It’s Time to Rethink IT in Construction: The Rise of the Construction Technologist

    Does your construction company leave all-important tech decisions up to IT? If so, it might be time to reconsider. We have all come to depend upon our resident IT staff. After all, they are our...

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  • Announcing 40 Under 40: Construction Champions of 2019

    Announcing 40 Under 40: Construction Champions of 2019

    Earlier this year, we put out a call for nominations for our 40 Under 40: Construction Champions of 2019. We were blown away to receive hundreds of nominations for talented construction...

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  • Behind the Build: Interview with Melissa Gomez, Project Engineer, BNBuilders 

    Behind the Build: Interview with Melissa Gomez, Project Engineer, BNBuilders 

    Seattle. A city that’s commonly known for rainy days, Starbucks and, most recently, construction. That’s right–in just the past few years, the construction market in the Emerald City has been...

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  • 10 of the Top Construction Stories from 2019

    10 of the Top Construction Stories from 2019

    For nearly two years, we’ve been sharing regular construction stories in our Behind the Build blog series. We’ve interviewed nearly 100 construction professionals to participate in this special...

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  • Our 10 Most-Read Construction Blogs from 2019

    Our 10 Most-Read Construction Blogs from 2019

    On the PlanGrid Construction Productivity Blog, we’re used to recapping the top blogs and articles from external industry publications. But, looking back at all the content we posted this year, we...

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  • Behind the Build: Interview with Rocco Castiglione, VDC Manager, Sachse Construction

    Behind the Build: Interview with Rocco Castiglione, VDC Manager, Sachse Construction

    Amongst a construction labor shortage, many companies are exploring new ways to retain and recruit talent. While many organizations are tapping into non-traditional labor pools and adopting...

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  • Behind the Build: Interview with Stephen Cary, Director of Construction, Eckardt Electric

    Behind the Build: Interview with Stephen Cary, Director of Construction, Eckardt Electric

    In recent years, Atlanta’s construction market has been growing rapidly. For the companies executing the work, this has equated to substantial growth opportunities–as long as the right systems and...

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  • How to Save Money in Construction: Cost-Cutting in Each Project Phase

    How to Save Money in Construction: Cost-Cutting in Each Project Phase

    Why Maximizing Productivity Is the Key to Long-Term Construction Cost Savings Oops, you did it again. You were moving forward in a major construction project phase, but before you knew it, you...

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  • Behind the Build: Interview with Kimberly Hansen, PE, System Director of Construction, Baptist Health

    Behind the Build: Interview with Kimberly Hansen, PE, System Director of Construction, Baptist Health

    Kimberly Hansen has served as System Director of Design and Construction at Baptist Health the last nearly four years and has overseen multiple projects totally more than $600 million constructed...

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  • Guide to the Top 2020 Construction Conferences & Events

    Guide to the Top 2020 Construction Conferences & Events

    Learn about the Top Construction Tradeshows You Should Be Attending We’ve covered in previous blog posts how vital continuing education is to the evolution of individual employees. And it’s these...

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  • 10 November Construction Articles Worth Reading

    10 November Construction Articles Worth Reading

    This month, we’re thankful for the abundance of riveting construction news and articles that help us keep pursuing excellence in the industry. Feel like you were too busy feasting and spending...

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  • Going Underground at Claridge’s Hotel: Redevelopment in Historical Cities 

    Going Underground at Claridge’s Hotel: Redevelopment in Historical Cities 

    If you’re taking afternoon tea in the Foyer at Claridge’s Hotel in Central London, you can be forgiven for looking out for celebrities. Everyone from the Rolling Stones to the Queen Mother has...

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