Tech Fever Gripping the Construction Sector

Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Data Analytics are the backbones of the AEC (Architectural, Engineering & Construction) industry. Nowadays, construction companies are also adopting cutting-edge technologies for boosting their productivity and maximizing return on investment. The emerging technologies can solve significant challenges of the construction sector, including productivity, safety, training, labor scarcities, and collaboration in a time-friendly environment and budget.

Tech Fever Gripping the Construction Sector

Impact of Digitization as per BNS 2019 Survey:

  • 77% Construction Companies agree that Digitization has Improved the Productivity of the Construction Sector
  • 72% agree that Digitization has Improved the Speed of Delivery
  • 68% agree that Digitization has helped the Construction Sector to Meet the Challenges of Sustainability
  • 39% agree that Digitization has helped them export more
Building Information Modeling

As per KPMG’s Future-Ready Index:

  • 52% of the Innovation Leaders say that Machine Learning and AI (Artificial Intelligence) will be familiar in the construction sector within five years
  • 70% of the Companies believe those who don’t adopt digital technology will be out of business
  • 62% believe that the Construction Sector is behind others while it comes to implementing digital technologies
  • 89% agree that Digitization will transform the way of work

New Technology Adoption Scenario

  • 38% of the Construction Companies say there is a lack of staff for supporting technology implementation
  • 38% say there is a problem with the budget
  • 34% of the companies face problem due to employee hesitance
  • 30% of the companies have hesitation from management
  • 29% have a lack of knowledge about the newly available technology
  • 16% have maturity with the available technology
  • 11% try out every technique

According to KPMG Future Ready Index 2019, the industry has divided opinions while it comes to the current state of digital transformation. Nearly half (46%) of construction companies are moving towards digital transformation, while 41% are in the early stages of digital transformation.

The technologies that have the highest adoption rates in the top 20% of companies (considered to be the innovative leaders) include:

  • Building Information Modeling (BIM): 86%
  • Basic Data Analytics: 83%
  • Project Management and Information Systems: 79%
  • Drones: 72%
  • Mobile Platforms: 69%

BIM Adoption in Recent Years

As per the NBS 2018 report, Construction Companies had increasingly adopted BIM technology as of10% in 2011 to around 84% in 2018. While 3D BIM Modeling is extensively used in construction today, 5D BIM facilitates project cost estimation and schedule along with the standard parameters of 3D BIM.

Hesitation about Technology Adoption

Employers and employees are hesitant about implementing new technologies. 29% of the construction companies agree that lack of knowledge is a barrier for adoption, while 38% consider lack of budget as an obstacle to BIM implementation. Furthermore, 38% of the firms believe that the lack of support from employees prevents mass adoption of BIM in construction workflow. In spite of these barriers, 52% of innovation leaders claim that technologies like artificial intelligence and cognitive machine learning will become common in the industry over the next five years.

Long-term Impact

Construction companies now want to go digital, with the confidence that technology will increase profitability. About 70% of the construction companies think that if you don’t adopt digital technologies, you will be out of business. Digitization is there to enhance productivity, speed of project delivery, and meet sustainability challenges.

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Sukh Singh
Published by Sukh Singh

Sukh Singh is the COO of Tejjy Inc – the man on whom the vision of Tejjy Inc has dawned. He is the fountainhead of ideas for development, lines of operations, new vistas, domain verticals, and technical integration with other industries, diversification and complementary lines of practice. Sukh is the head of vision for Construction Management, BIM & Engineering Solutions. He has extensively worked with the Engineering Firms, Architects, Construction and Government agencies in the USA.

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