AEC TECH NEWS 2017-12-20T18:02:56+00:00

WHEATON SPRAGUE NEWS

Catch up on the latest news from Wheaton Sprague, the building envelope industry, and more! Updates are frequent so check back often.

2012, 2017

AUTOMATION IS ON THE HORIZON FOR THE GLASS INDUSTRY

December 20th, 2017|

A new study shows that 79 percent of top business leaders in the U.S. say that they plan to incorporate robotics in their processes by 2020. About 82 percent of 300 senior executives plan to implement artificial intelligence by the same date. The report, by Genpact, a Chicago-based consultancy that works in the digital transition field, reports that the top barriers to implementing AI are data security concerns, lack of clarity about how to use AI most effectively and silos among departments that prevent collaboration.

2012, 2017

AIA CONTRACT DOCUMENT UPDATES INCLUDE NEW BIM, DIGITAL DATA PROVISIONS

December 20th, 2017|

Documents are structurally different from 2007, 2008 versions. he AIA Documents Committee has revamped standard contract documents regarding Building Information Modeling (BIM) and other digital data.