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Construction industry needs help "building" tech upgrades

By Selena Frye Editor ·
Talk about some serious ROI opportunity?and a chance to be an IT hero! A study commissioned by the National Institute of Standards and Technology found that the construction and facilities management industries lost about $15.8 billion due to inefficiencies in data management and continued reliance on paper-based systems. Information Week's report, "Software Interoperability Problems Take Big Toll On Construction And Building" ( paints a picture of an industry that could be transformed by implementing enterprise applications and providing interoperability between stakeholders in construction projects. Are you ready to jump into the breach?

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