BIM is 3D? That’s only part of the truth!
While the traditional way of representing the project is geometrically, using rectangles, lines, hatches, etc., the building information model consists of countless digital objects that reflect the physical reality of the building. For construction site planning, we need information about the building.
31 Aug 2022
How is the construction industry changing?
Construction sites are changing dramatically due to a lack of skilled workers, the constant evolution of technology in the field of building materials, and a significant increase in the amount of documentation required.
24 Aug 2022
What is Sitelife and what is new?
Sitelife is a tool for all those who have a managerial or supervisory role on construction sites: site managers, trade project managers and foremen. Our software also opens up new possibilities in construction operations for owners, lean managers and BIM managers.
14 Jul 2022
How does Sitelife support me as a site manager?
Over the last couple of years we earned a lot of experience togheter with site managers and foremen. A good tool should be easy to handle. Therefore Sitelife has a very simple an intuitive user interface.
14 Jul 2022
How is Sitelife different from other construction software products?
Sitelife is unique in its combination of information-supported site-planning, control and documentation features, laying the foundation for data-driven decision-making.
13 Jul 2022
Construction diary – why use an online version, rather than the usual paper one?
Keeping a classic construction diary, i.e. using pen and paper, is perceived by most as very time-consuming. It is also difficult to keep all the information and pictures together and organise them correctly.
27 May 2022
Why are there still so many construction companies not using architects’s 3D models?
Usually, construction companies can safely assume that the architect's 3D model is not 100% correct. It's normal that some planning errors only become apparent on the construction site or better ways to solve certain problems come to light.
25 May 2022
The new Sitelife construction site software: 4 questions to CONTAKT product manager.
What was the most exciting part of the development of Sitelife for you? How did you decide in product management which functions would be implemented in the software? What is new and different about Sitelife? The product is now ready for the construction site. In your opinion, what is the biggest challenge in integrating it on the construction site?
24 May 2022
Hello construction site, we have 3D data!
The construction site: a BIM-free zone? Transparency: The un-word of the BIM industry. The digital twin: infallible and flawless? The BIM Manager: the all-rounder? BIM and the construction site: a win-win story.
20 May 2022
Why are data and data systems important for a construction company? We ONLY need to build!
TODAY, a construction company can manage a construction site using PDFs and printed plans. TOMORROW, the data will be presented as digital models.
10 May 2022
Artificial intelligence (AI) on the construction site
A SUPPORTING HAND THAT NEEDS SUPPORT The question now is: How easy is it to establish an AI system on a construction site? ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE
11 Feb 2022
Acceptance of construction site apps
TOP 3 PROBLEMS WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF APPS ON THE CONSTRUCTION SITE 1. Supposed lack of advantages, 2. Skepticism in the team, 3. Time pressure SOLUTION APPROACHES Appreciation, Create incentives, Transparency
06 Dec 2021
Don’t feel like messing around with construction site controlling?
Don't feel like messing around with construction site controlling? Are there alternative/complementary ways of looking at things than the one-sided top-down view described so far?
25 Nov 2021