Asta joins the Construction Open Software Alliance

|| Construction Open Software Alliance welcomes Asta Development. || Asta Development is pleased to announce that it has been accepted as a member of the Construction Open Software Alliance (COSA), an organization dedicated to empowering better sharing of information between all project participants in the construction industry regardless of the systems they use. As technology plays […]

Meet COSA’s Newest Members

|| We are proud to announce three new members to the Construction Open Software Alliance. Learn more about each and why they joined COSA below. || We now have 16 members from the construction technology provider community – learn more about all members at constructionosa.org/members. Asta Powerprojects “Asta Powerproject was developed with external integration in […]

Construction Technology: Making the Case for Integration

|| This article was written by James Benham, President of JBKnowledge, Makers of SmartBidNet, publish in Construction Business Owner on January 1, 2014. || Of the 700 construction professionals who participated in JBKnowledge’s 2013 Construction Technology Integration (CTI) Survey, 82.8 percent said that the integration of their software products is important to overall efficiency. So why is […]

New Construction Technology Report Reveals Concerning Cloud Security Trends

|| This article was published on December 3rd, 2013 on PRWeb || 700 construction professionals participated in the 2013 Construction Technology Integration Survey, revealing the software they use, how it integrates and how it is secured. JBKnowledge, an IT services provider to the construction and insurance industries, has released the results from their second annual Construction […]

AGC’s IT Forum Raises the Conference Bar in Chicago

|| This article was written by Jaenie J. Clapp, Editor-in-Cheif of Constructor magazine, published in AGCTechBrief. || More than 200 construction IT professionals descended on the Windy City August 14-15, 2013, to attend AGC of America’s 2013, AGC’s IT Forum Conference. Continuing to raise the bar each year with its abundance of great content, the […]

6 Construction IT Trends: How Does Your Company Compare?

|| This article published on August 15, 2013, ” On the Sage Construction & Real Estate Blog” is written by Dennis Stejskal. || As I write this blog, I’m in Chicago revisiting the first full day of the AGC IT Forum, August 14 and 15. It’s a conference I’ve attended or presented at that is always a […]

Integration: The Future of Construction Technology

|| This article was written by James Benham published “In Construction Executive Tech Trends” on July 31, 2013. || Tech providers are in the midst of a shift toward a demand for more open, user-friendly construction technology solutions due to a progressively more informed user base and forward-thinking providers that understand the benefits of integration. […]

How To Become a Member of COSA

|| Are you interested in joining the Construction Open Software Alliance? || To Apply 1. Start by contacting us and expressing your interest and how you heard about us. 2. A COSA representative will contact you for further discussion. 3. At the next monthly meeting, current COSA members will vote on new applicants. A majority […]

Integration Updates across Construction Technology

|| This article was published on June 27, 2013 in Constructech Magazine. || A year from now could the term ‘interoperability’ will be more than just a hearsay for construction technology? Of course, such a notion is hard to predict, but new efforts from a few leading groups associated with the topic are giving hope for the […]

The Evolution of Software Interoperability in Construction

|| This article was published in Constructech Magazine on June 18, 2013. || The talk of software interoperability continues to pick up in the construction industry. From agcXML to COSA (Construction Open Software Alliance), the industry continues to rally around the idea of sharing information between the various technology systems available for the construction market. […]