An Introduction to Big Data in Construction

Posted by Guy Skillett on 2/14/17 1:44 PM

AN INTRODUCTION TO BIG DATA IN CONSTRUCTION – WHAT CAN WE EXPECT?

It’s no secret that data is transforming business. Big data is a term that we hear a lot about, and new and innovative uses of data are cropping up every day in every industry. It reflects the massive growth in the quantity of available and relevant data in society, industry and business, and how data can improve decision making.

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Topics: Big Data & Construction, Construction Technology, Construction Management

Why Startups are Perfect for Veterans

Posted by Steve Chiou, Director of Product on 12/5/16 10:05 AM

These days when most people think of start-ups, the HBO show Silicon Valley comes to mind. Like all satirical comedies, a lot of what they say has some truth to it (this one a bit more than others). There’s always someone on a whiteboard reviewing the latest feature release, having a debate about the best medium roast organic drip coffee, or grabbing a snack from the kitchen. One thing the show leaves out, however, is the fact that startups offer a unique experience which can be the perfect stepping stone into the “civilian” world for veterans.

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Topics: Construction Management, Veterans

International Adventures in Construction: #meetrhumbix interview with Guy Skillett

Posted by Steve Chiou, Director of Product on 5/5/16 10:05 AM

Our #meetrhumbix series continues with Guy Skillett, Director of Construction. Guy is our resident globetrotter and was one of our first full time employees. Read more about his experience building airports, refineries, and motorways below.

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Topics: #meetrhumbix, Construction Management

Measuring Construction Project Success

Posted by Guy Skillett on 4/13/16 10:05 AM

Rhumbix is based in San Francisco, where it seems that every neighborhood is dotted with cranes or scaffolding. For most people, a successful construction project is simply one that is completed. They consider construction a nuisance because it slows traffic or is a loud distraction outside their window and are therefore relieved when the project is complete and life returns to normal. But in reality, there is so much more that goes into creating and delivering successful projects.

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Topics: Construction Management, Data Science