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Advancing the Construction Supply Chain by Digitizing Vendor Shipments

Many of the early digitization efforts in the construction industry have been focused around apps for the field with less emphasis…

How SiteSense® can Help Construction Projects During a Time of Crisis

As with any major crisis, the dust will eventually settle, and physical work will continue. When work does finally continue, there…

Using Modern APIs for Construction Performance Analysis

The construction industry has been plagued by inefficiencies and  sub-optimal performance for decades. Many of these problems arise from factors such…

How to Streamline Construction Materials Work Processes with Seamless Integration between SiteSense® and Oracle®

Receiving and managing material for construction projects poses a unique set of challenges. Most procurement and accounting for major construction projects…

Measuring the positive impact of utilizing Barcodes in Construction

Construction projects have been utilizing various forms of barcode technology for fast and accurate identification of materials and assets, over many…

Tips on Improving Scaffolding Safety

On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, four masonry workers were seriously injured when scaffolding they were working on collapsed at a site…

SiteSense Rugged RFID Tag Vs. Forklift

Intelliwave Technologies tests the ruggedness of an RFID tag by pitting it against an industrial forklift. Showcased in the video…

A Practical Application of Blockchain in Construction

Recently, the amount of hype surrounding Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies has increased dramatically.  Volatility in cryptocurrency, as seen with Bitcoin, has…

7 Reasons Why Spreadsheets Create Havoc For Construction Projects

When it comes to managing construction materials, there are a few key material transactional process steps that are required for crews…

Augmented Reality on the Construction Site

In recent years, there has been an explosion of software-aided realities in the marketplace. Virtual Reality (VR) is an immersive experience…

Blockchain with IoT Creates Verifiable and Immutable Record Tracking for Materials

Listen in to Brittanie Campbell-Turner‘s interview with Intelliwave CTO,  Jordan Williams on how blockchain with IoT is being used to increase productivity and performance…

Simplifying Material Traceability and Quality Documentation using SiteSense®

Focus on traceability in the manufacturing, fabrication and construction sectors has increased significantly over the last number of years. Not having…

Tapping into Millennials at the Construction Jobsite

Barry Peyton, Product Manager at Intelliwave Technologies, spoke with Conexpo Conagg about the importance of the millennial movement to the construction…

Tips for Reducing Workforce Safety Incidents on Construction Projects

A Highly Productive Construction Project is a Safer Project When construction projects are highly productive, there is typically a direct correlation…

Real-Time Data to Make Managing Construction Materials More Efficient

Dale Beard, president and co-founder of Intelliwave Technologies sat down with Disruptor Daily as part of their new Future of Construction series which…

Using Mobile Apps on Construction Sites with Limited Network Availability

In our previous article, Moving to a Paperless Construction Site with Mobile Applications, we discussed how using mobile applications brings data…

Keys to Efficient Preservation and Maintenance in the Construction Industry Continued

This is a continuation from a previously released article that can be found here. Our previous discussion on the Keys to…

How SiteSense® Makes Cable Management Easier for Construction

Electrical cable is an essential material for construction projects and is generally met with great difficulty when trying to manage the…

The Myth of the Single Source of Truth in Construction Projects

A “Single Source of Truth” is the practice of structuring information models and associated schemata such that every data element is…

How SiteSense® uses Blockchain for Construction Transactions

What is Blockchain Many people have heard of Bitcoin — the digital currency has skyrocketed in value since 2009 — and…

The Importance of Materials Management Interfacing with Engineering Design Tools

Materials Management does not begin when materials and equipment arrive at the fab shop, job site or warehouse. A robust materials…

Using SiteSense® to Boost your Turnaround

Plant maintenance and turnarounds are complex and expensive activities. Turnarounds are maintenance activities performed on refineries, chemical facilities, power generation plants…

How Intelliwave is helping Construction Projects with Material Availability and Automation on the Work-Site

Dale Beard, CEO of Intelliwave Technologies sat down with Peggy Smedley at “Conexpo-Con/Agg Radio”. Dale discusses the history of Intelliwave and how…

Why Mobile Materials Management Matters on Buildings Construction Projects

Studies have shown that buildings construction projects exceed their expected total installation costs by an average of 8-15%, and this rate…

Maintaining 99.9% Uptime in the Cloud: Reliability, Security, Monitoring & Recovery

Companies are increasingly relying on cloud services to run critical areas of their businesses. Even the slightest downtime translates to lost…

The Super User’s Role in Construction Software Adoption

New software deployments on construction projects always have challenges during the roll-out phase due to the addition of new technologies and…

Solving Accounts Payable Pain Points by Utilizing SiteSense®

Matching invoices and paying vendors does not need to be this stressful The best practice in the construction industry to pay…

Thinking Different to Improve Construction Workforce Productivity

Evaluating Construction Worker Productivity With construction labor accounting for 30% to 50% of a project’s total budget, keeping workers productive on…

How Technology is Changing the Construction Industry

Dale Beard, CEO of Intelliwave Technologies sat down with Peggy Smedley of “The Peggy Smedley Show” to discuss how technology is…

Keys to Efficient Preservation and Maintenance in the Construction Industry

Preservation and maintenance, commonly referred to as the abbreviation of P&M, is made up of strictly defined routines, schedules, procedures and…

Moving to a Paperless Construction Site with Mobile Applications

In a previous article, we discussed The Inevitability of Paperless Materials Management.  The construction industry is currently entering a new era…

The Inevitability of Paperless Materials Management

It seems that everything these days can be done from a smartphone, tablet or computer. “There’s an app for that” as…

Key Safety Considerations when Implementing New Technologies in Construction

The construction industry’s track record to adopt new technologies in the field has been well behind adoption seen in other sectors….

Strategies to Prepare Construction Data for Import

The key to preparing data for import into SiteSense® is understanding your Materials Management System (MMS) workflow and data. Choosing the…

7 Common Pitfalls of Materials Management System Setup and Key Foundations to Solve Them

There can be differing opinions between the facility owner, engineering firm and construction management contractor on how construction projects will be…

RFID or Barcode Identification? 5 Rules for Successful Materials Management

Choosing the “best fit” technology to facilitate your material tracking needs can be overwhelming. Often when selecting a tracking technology, there…

Construction Progressing using SiteSense® Track and Trace Software

Tracking progress on a construction project can be challenging to coordinate in a timely manner, at the best of times. With…

Top 3 Benefits of Hosting Construction Software in the Cloud

Cloud computing is the practice of using remote servers hosted on the internet to process data. Instead of running software applications…

SiteSense® ROVER – Mobile RFID Infrastructure for Construction Sites

When coupled with the Cloud-based SiteSense® materials management software suite, ROVER (Remote Operating Visibility Enabled Reader) offers complete automated location tracking…

Construction Material Forecasting – Finding the Gaps with Software

Prior to implementing SiteSense® Software, construction material planners and coordinators typically found themselves managing updates from many sources via multiple spreadsheets…