Future Construction Industry Trends - Page 12

Trend: Digital Systems and Automation ~ A digital system includes any of the levels of operation for a digital computer, including the wires and mechanical parts, the logical elements, and the functional units for reading, writing, storing, and manipulating information, while Automation reduces the need for human work in the production of goods and services. They help to increase productivity and the quality of the goods produced. Necessary Skills 3-D Printing LEAN tools 4-D Modeling Life cycle simulation 5-D Modeling and beyond Mathematics Automated Field Equipment Computer Driven Modify/Adapt existing tools Building Information Modeling (BIM) Drone inspection for safety Drone survey and site review Efficiency expertise Energy modeling Global Positional System (GPS) Industrial Design Mobile Technology Plan Grid System for file management Process analysis and development (Process mopping) Quality assurance/control Quantity Estimating take off Robotics Self driving vehicles ┬ęCopyright 2014, North Central Texas InterLink, Inc. All rights reserved 12