Creating and Sustaining Innovation

Collaborative Construction

Innovation in business revolves around creation of value. Exercises that fail to add value to an enterprise rarely qualify as innovation. In construction much of what passes for "innovation" involves nibbling at the edges of existing problems.

U.S. Innovation Hubs: Inventing the Future

Business Facilities Blog

Seven of nine planned federally funded national manufacturing innovation institutes are getting a head start on tomorrow’s high-growth technologies. Innovation Hubs: Inventing the Future appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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Innovation in Timber

Collaborative Construction

The excerpted and linked article below explores innovations in the timber industry in Australia. Authored by David Chandler, FAIB out of Sydney, Australia, the article serves as a reminder of the global nature of innovation in the built industry.

SK innovation Will Invest $1.67B In Georgia

Business Facilities Blog

Read: SK innovation Will Invest $1.67B In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com. Advanced Manufacturing Capital Investment Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment Georgia International Manufacturing Workforce Development automotive industry corporate expansion Employment Georgia Department of Economic Development hybrid electric vehicles Jackson County Development Authority Korea Lithium Ion batteries Site Selection SK innovation

Marketing innovation: Jargon, neuroscience and rule-bending

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Top 100 Most Innovative Cities Named

Business Facilities Blog

Tokyo ranks #1 in World Innovation Cities Index ahead of London and Silicon Valley. Read: Top 100 Most Innovative Cities Named at BusinessFacilities.com.

Pursuit of Innovation Drives Success

ENR Construction

Specialty Contractor of the Year Baker Triangle says its strong growth is the result of investment in workers and a focus on both technology and innovation

10 innovative construction materials that could revolutionize the industry

Geniebelt

Future of Construction building materials construction materials Construction technology innovative construction materials Innovative materialsThe much awaited and anticipated revolution in construction is gaining momentum.

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Comes To Austin

Business Facilities Blog

military while growing innovative enterprises in Texas. Read Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Comes To Austin on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Infosys Plans Open Technology And Innovation Hub In Texas

Business Facilities Blog

The company will open a Technology and Innovation Hub focused on the telecommunications, retail and banking sectors in Richardson, TX and hire 500 workers in the state by 2020. . Read: Infosys Plans Open Technology And Innovation Hub In Texas at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Jesus was an Innovator.

BIM & Beam

INNOVATION: The place where NEED and PASSION intersect under an umbrella of CREATIVITY It is my opinion that Jesus was the ultimate innovator. Jesus looked for ways to be innovative to best meet the needs of people. Is this not the place that innovation begins?

K-12 Education: Missouri Innovation Campus

ENR Construction

The Missouri Innovation Campus' collaborative program allows high school juniors, enrolled in the Lee's Summit R-7 School District’s Summit Technology Academy, to receive a University of Central Missouri bachelor's degree

Innovator of the Year: Prescient

Construction Dive

Prescient is one of many tech-driven offsite construction firms capitalizing on the modular building wave, but the startup is steadily scaling to deliver 18 story-structures

Stamford, Connecticut: Innovating Since 1641

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Stamford, Connecticut: Innovating Since 1641 at BusinessFacilities.com. Business Clusters/Corridors Connecticut Featured Magazine Highlights Quality Of Life Retail State Focus Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development BF-Jan/Feb-2018 Business Incentives commercial development corporate expansion Employment Harbor Point Innovate Stamford Site Selection Stamford Technology

Nevada: Where Innovation Meets Logistics

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Nevada: Where Innovation Meets Logistics at BusinessFacilities.com. Whether it’s testing unmanned aerial systems overhead or moving freight on the ground, Henderson, NV is ready to meet your 21st century business needs.

The Transforming Construction Technology Ecosystem, Innovative Viewpoint Clients Among Key Highlights of Day 3 of Collaborate 2018

John Chaney

The changing construction technology landscape and our clients’ innovative uses of technology were in the spotlight for Day Three of Collaborate 2018.

Recognizing Innovation and the Power of Technology

John Chaney

At our Connect 2015 Users’ Conference (our 19th annual) a few weeks ago, we honored three companies as finalists for our Innovator Awards: Houston, Texas-based Pieper-Houston Electric L.P.;

Timber Innovation Act awaits Trump's signature

Construction Dive

Part of the 2018 Farm Bill, the initiative is gaining support in its aim to increase the use of “innovative" wood products in the U.S. construction industry

AHR Expo Announces 2019 Innovation Award Winners

Contractor Magazine

Innovation Awards recognize the industry’s most inventive products, systems and technologies

The 7 most striking construction technology innovations of 2018

Construction Dive

As the year wraps up, we're looking back at the technological strides that have been made, spanning artificial intelligence, drones, robotics and more

Innovative Tree-Like Homes

Jetson Green

Innovative Solar Energy System. The architecture firm OAS1S from Holland has come up with a unique proposal for a community of small houses, which would be built to resemble trees. The dwellings would all be made from recycled wood, and would function completely off-the-grid.

Innovation Is Thriving In Arizona

Business Facilities Blog

P83 Innovation Center campus conceptual renderings. Feeding this worker pipeline is Arizona’s university system that produces in-demand graduates specializing in technology and innovation that can quickly make an impact on these growing businesses. By the BF Staff.

Innovative Solar Energy System

Jetson Green

An Austrian company Smartflower recently unveiled a unique and innovative solar energy system, which does away with traditional roof-top mounted solar panels. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Innovative Ways of Using Solar Panels.

Canada Superclusters Will Promote Innovation, Economic Growth

Business Facilities Blog

Canada is demonstrating a commitment to growing its economy and creating middle-class jobs for its citizens by moving forward with an Innovation Superclusters Initiative. The applicants put forward strategies to increase growth and create jobs across a wide range of innovative industries.

Innovation on Steroids

Collaborative Construction

It lists ten innovations offered by 10 different companies with will, if successful, revolutionize our lives. 10 Companies Chasing Innovation Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! The wired article linked below is well worth a read.

Concrete construction innovations

GCP Applied Technologies

Concrete construction innovations. One of the latest innovations in concrete construction is the development of an entirely new type of concrete. Phillip.fry@gc…. Thu, 10/04/2018 - 09:45. GCP Applied Technologies. October 04, 2018. Table of Contents. Control flow concrete construction.

Business Report – North Carolina: Growing Innovation Throughout The Tarheel State

Business Facilities Blog

North Carolina doubles down on growth plans for technology and innovation, with new funding and a new university-led program, InnovateNC. Business Report – North Carolina: Growing Innovation Throughout The Tarheel State appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Construction innovation: How we can help the industry get back in the tech race

Geniebelt

The discussion around innovation in construction is gradually becoming more and more intense. Future of Construction construction innovation future of construction Richard Branson Virgin Startup workforce in construction

Making Construction Innovation Stick

ENR Construction

Useful tools often succeed in pilots, but firms have trouble making them stick

Differentiation through innovation: Is there a better way?

Construction Marketing Ideas

Business and sales management Featured InnovationsRecently I spent some effort on explaining the challenges of properly differentiating your business.

Innovative Furniture Solution for Small Homes

Jetson Green

Living in a shipping container, or another type of small space, can be very sustainable, but such a small home calls for innovative furniture solutions. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Innovative Retreat Takes Advantage of Available Space.

Will A Skilled Workers Shortage Impede Manufacturing Innovation?

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Will A Skilled Workers Shortage Impede Manufacturing Innovation? Workforce investments, not downsizing, are manufacturers' priority as plans for automation increase, according to new L.E.K. Consulting survey. at BusinessFacilities.com.

6 innovative multifamily products

BD+C

MINIMAL HARDWARE CREATES A SLIDING SHOWER DOOR WITH A MODERN AESTHETIC

Innovative Vehicle Solutions Expanding In South Carolina

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Innovative Vehicle Solutions Expanding In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com. Automotive Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing South Carolina Taxes & Incentives Business Incentives Coordinating Council for Economic Development of South Carolina Expansion Innovative Vehicle Solutions Ladson Site Selection South Carolina Department of CommerceThe custom commercial vehicle builder will create 108 new jobs in Charleston County, SC.

Integration and Innovation: What’s Next for Viewpoint

John Chaney

We’ve had a great time here at the Viewpoint 2017 Collaborate User Conference , where close to 2,000 people have gathered to network, collaborate, learn, and have fun. At our closing session of the conference, attendees were treated to a sneak peek of what’s to come for Viewpoint.

Elon Musk’s tunnel shows the way to construction innovation

Geniebelt

Future of Construction construction industry Elon Musk future of construction innovationIt all began when in December 2016 Elon Musk complained through his twitter account about the unbearable traffic in Los Angeles. This tweet surprised the building sector, as nobody was entirely sure what the next step would be. One month later, Musk had already started digging the first test segment.

Innovative Shipping Container Structures

Jetson Green

Below you will find three innovative shipping container architecture solutions that address non-living needs of the occupants. Using a shipping container for office space is perhaps not innovative in itself, but the way this architect couple chose to do it certainly is.

enVerid Leads New Class of AHR Innovation Award Winners

Contractor Magazine

Firms honored at AHR Expo in Atlanta, cited by ASHRAE judges for contributions to building automation, cooling, green building, heating, IAQ, plumbing, refrigeration, software, tools and instruments, and ventilation

4 Breakthrough Panama Canal Engineering Innovations

Construction Informer

The post 4 Breakthrough Panama Canal Engineering Innovations appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Google+. Managing Construction Process Trending

Movers + Shapers: Innovation Superchargers

BD+C