AGC IT Forum COSA Recap From ConAppGuru

ConAppGuru By Rob McKinney This is Part Four of my coverage from the 2015 AGC IT Conference Recap from Chicago. The conference showcased several amazing presentations and demonstrations of new and cutting edge technology for the construction industry. A few of the highlights from the second day for me were: COSA Update One of the […]

AGC and COSA: Working Together on XML Integration

AGC TechBrief The Construction Open Software Alliance (COSA) is a community of construction industry professionals who support open integration standards in construction software. COSA believes in facilitating an uninhibited flow of information between the complementary software applications construction professionals depend on most. A one-stop-suite is not always the best choice and it is much more efficient for […]

Asta Now a Construction Open Standards Alliance Member

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

Construction Technology: The Tools of the Trade

GreenBuilder The construction industry is responsible for five percent of the GDP—but also for 38 percent of the country’s carbon emissions. The industry also loses $120 billion annually due to labor inefficiencies, miscommunication and wasted materials. Yet among construction professionals, the adoption rate of new technologies that can seriously help eliminate such issues is surprisingly […]

StatusVue Now a Member of COSA

StratusVue The inability of different software solutions to operate and interact with one another has long been a source of frustration for the construction industry.  With the increasing adoption of mobile jobsite and BIM technologies, it is becoming even more important for data to flow between applications in order for users to capture value from […]

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 […]

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 […]

COSA Featured in Daily Commercial News

|| This article “Construction Slow to Adopt Cloud Computing” was written by Peter Kenter and published in Daily Commercial News  on January 3, 2013. || Cloud computing is an esoteric name for a simple concept. Instead of relying on one’s own hardware and software for a suite of services, users rely on software, information storage and computing resources accessed […]

James Benham Introduces COSA & Shares Results of the 2012 Construction Technology Integration Report in Keynote Address at AGC IT Forum in Chicago