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Digitizing Construction; A New Level of Customer Experience
The next wave of intelligent, innovative technologies that build onto the cloud is emerging. We're eager to help guide the players in the heavy work supply chain and lead with innovative...
Cloud-Based Tech at Kiewit’s Innovation Expo
Command Alkon was pleased to participate at Kiewit’s Innovation Expo in Omaha, Nebraska yesterday. Our team focused their exhibit on BuildIt, a cloud-based environment where information that is...
Infrastructure Jobs Are on the Rise; BuildIt Can Help You Build It Better
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced $1.5 billion in supplemental grant funding to 91 projects in 49 states as well as the District of Columbia. The grants are made through the Better...
Keep Calm and Call the Supply Chain Guys
To reduce the costs, risks, and waste that result from out-of-stock and over-stock situations, inefficient hauling practices, and lack of transparency, you need a little magic up your sleeve to...
Three Reasons Automation is En Vogue
Remember a time before the iPhone created the “app economy?” Remember when you used to have to leave your cozy home on a Friday night and drive 3 miles to the nearest Block Buster to rent the latest c
Push to Pursue Paperless Processes
The e-Construction effort involves using available technologies—including digital electronic signatures, electronic communication, secure file sharing, mobile devices and web-hosted data archival...
Construction's Five “C” Equation for 2019 and Beyond
The formula for break-through productivity performance and outcome assurance across the construction industry is as follows: Collaboration + Customer Experience + Communications + Certainty...
8 ½ Predictions for 2019 and Beyond
The construction industry this year will continue to be as strong as it was in 2018, according to the Dodge Outlook Report. The report predicts that total U.S. construction starts for 2019 will be $80
See the Dynamic Links in Your Supply Chain, Together
Supply chains involve a network of resources scattered across facilities, entities and projects, not just within the four walls of one company. For them to be managed properly, supply chain...
New Ideas for a New Era
Will you be onsite on World of Concrete in Las Vegas? Stop by Command Alkon's Booth N1336 to see BuildIt in action. Don't forget to vote for this state-of-the-art solution for Concrete Construction..
Proactive Planning at Your Fingertips
The visibility into “real” raw material requirements has historically been very limited, and inefficient communication between suppliers and producers further complicates the constantly changing...
How E&C Companies are Mining the Gold in Big Data
The engineering and construction (E&C) industry is making huge strides in harnessing big data to improve business outcomes, gain better visibility into their operations and streamline their business p
Construction Salaries Rising, but Skilled Labor Still Declining
Although salaries are on the rise in Construction, the supply of unemployed, experienced workers continues to shrink. With unemployment, so low overall, Contractors are likely to have trouble...
Collaboration is a Chief Component to Success
On a jobsite, it’s important to perform smarter, faster, and more productively. To achieve that goal, collaborative technologies must be embedded into processes to transform the way business...
Command Alkon Showcases BuildIt at Kiewit South Central District Meeting and EXPO
Last week, Kiewit hosted their South Central District Meeting & EXPO in Fort Worth, Texas. The event was the perfect environment for networking and knowledge sharing, and to discover breakthrough.
No Need to Continue "Flying Blind"
Most of us have been through it – that uncomfortable feeling when you’re performing a task based on intuition or guesswork. You have no answers, no insights; nothing to help guide your decision...
Building Innovation in to Your Business Growth Plan
Using technology to drive innovation may be challenging for some companies. A lot of times, new technology is introduced only to improve processes, rather than for innovation purposes. The companies w
Command Alkon Named Top 10 Fleet Management Solution Provider
Command Alkon has been named a Top 10 Fleet Management Solution Provider by Logistics Tech Outlook magazine. Software and technology providers were judged on their ability to provide solutions that..
Is a Pretty Front-End Important?
Some software vendors focus on delivering a friendly user interface that is an essential part of a satisfied user experience. But if the software doesn’t provide the results you need or requires...
Three Ideas That Confront Existing Myths About Digital Transformation