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How construction firms can leverage technology

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May 21, 2018

Over the past ten years businesses across all sectors have adopted new business technologies to drive organisational efficiency. However, some sectors have been more likely to invest in technology than others. As the scale and complexity of construction projects has advanced, the construction sector has not necessarily leveraged modern technologies to realise their goals.

When applied effectively, technology can drastically improve the efficiency and productivity of organisations in the construction sector, which is constantly under pressure to complete projects on time and within budget.

Some of the ways that technology can be leveraged to improve the operations of construction companies include:

  • Access to information anytime, anywhere

The development of cloud based solutions now mean that your employees can access vital information from anywhere and update others in real time. Allowing projects and associated costs to be tracked in real time, resolving issues quickly and with minimal business disruption. Employees across departments are able to communicate and share data in an instant, increasing efficiency throughout the business.

  • Minimal business disruption

Robust infrastructure is the foundation of technology investments, helping to ensure high levels of systems availability. Plus, IT companies often offer a Managed Service Desk solution for hands on technology expertise when they are required.

  • Protecting the business you have built

Strong, multi-layered approach to cyber security helps to ensure that your business is protected from one of the most prominent business risks in the modern world – cyber criminals. Although 100% security cannot be guaranteed, many solutions can be combined to strengthen defences.

  • Demonstrating compliance

Technology can be leveraged to demonstrate compliance with legislation such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other, industry specific requirements. Data can be exported quickly and technical controls can be used to provide security.

  • Creating and maintaining competitive advantage

Innovation through the use of technology can help you to maintain or even create a new opportunity for competitive advantage. By increasing efficiency and boosting productivity driven by technology, you can get one step ahead of the competition.

Eventura have a great deal of experience working with businesses in the construction industry. This has provided the team with extensive knowledge of the pain points faced within the industry as well as specific regulatory requirements. To discuss your current solution and future requirements, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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