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 […]

COSA: A Case Study of How One Industry United to Develop Software Integration Standards

|| The article COSA: A Case Study of How One Industry United to Develop Software Integration Standards,  was published in Texas CEO Magazine on March 2, 2013.|| Today, the information technology (IT) decisions presented to CEOs are less about which technologies should be employed and more about which technologies should not. The consumerization of IT means […]

COSA Featured in Constructech Magazine

|| The article was published in Constructech Magazine on February 19, 2013. || Many construction companies use disparate technology for different pieces of the business. Flowing data from one system to the next can improve processes significantly, reducing the amount of manual input required in the office. As such, more technology providers are coming together […]

COSA Featured in Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure

|| A recent article (quoted below) written by Jeffrey Yoders in Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure discusses COSA member SmartBidNet and the other construction industry tech providers involved in our open application standards initiative. || Click here to read the full article Benham announced the formation of the COSA at the AGC IT Conference in Chicago last summer […]

COSA Featured in Constructech Magazine’s Review of 2012 Technology Day Conference

|| This article was published in Constructech Magazine on October 9 , 2012 || At last week’s Technology Day conference, held October 5 at the San Mateo Marriott, much talk centered on mobility. A number of technology providers were showcasing new solutions and speakers were identifying trends in the markets. But another age-old topic garnered a bit […]

Constructech Magazine says COSA Targets Industry Growth

|| Constructech Magazine published an article on September 12, 2012 about how COSA Targets Industry growth. || For several solution providers, one way to encourage adoption of technology solutions in the construction industry is to come together to create a set of common standards. Enter COSA (Construction Open Software Alliance), COSA’s goal is to create […]