The New Normal: COVID-19, Innovation, & Our Technology Partner - CIO Solutions: PART 1
We are now 6 months into the global pandemic that we’ve come to know as the Novel Coronavirus. It has become clear that this problem will be more prolonged than originally anticipated. Construction Dive released the findings of a recent survey, “A combined 75% of readers who responded to our [survey] now expect the impacts of COVID-19 to last another year or more, with 19% anticipating disruptions for at least another 18 months,” beckoning more sustainable solutions to the complications that the Construction industry is facing. As the rates of confirmed cases continue to rise nationwide, with the second wave landing much earlier than the Fall, companies are faced with the challenge of how to navigate forward successfully.
The Construction industry has increasing access to all similar services like CIO Solutions, in addition to innovative technologies and apps to schedule, manage, report, and streamline construction workflows while not requiring to be directly onsite of a construction project. Building Information Modeling improves traditional blueprints with digital representations of buildings in 3D form. BIM uses historical data and predictions to improve projects and make the planning more efficient. Similarly, augmented realities and virtual realities are being utilized for remote training and development through simulated experiences.