Trends in Construction Technology: The Impact on Project Management & Construction Claims

James G. Zack, Jr.

James G. Zack, Jr.

Jim is the Principal, James Zack Consulting, LLC and Senior Advisor, Ankura Construction Forum™. The Forum strives to be the construction industry’s resource for thought leadership and best practices on avoidance and resolution of construction project disputes globally. Formerly he was the Executive Director of the Navigant...
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90 Mins
James G. Zack, Jr.

The construction industry has long been singled out as an industry with declining productivity and a strong resistance to change. This webinar identifies and explores some advances in construction technology in order to explore their potential impact on project and construction claims management and dispute avoidance. Technology has transformed the world radically over the last few decades. Computers, the internet, the internet of things, solar and wind power generation, and much more have made substantive changes in our personal and professional lives as well as in the overall economy. There have also been a number of technology changes impacting construction with even more on the way. The webinar identifies 21 “early stage startups” that are working on technologies – both software and hardware – oriented at changing the construction industry insofar as how projects are planned, designed, and constructed. The webinar examines how these technology advances are in the process of changing the construction industry. The webinar also examines how some of these technology changes have the potential to avoid or mitigate construction claims.

Webinar Objectives


Webinar attendees will benefit by –

  • Being exposed to some 35 new or developing technological advances related to the construction industry.
  • Learning how these advances are likely to change the manner in which projects are managed.
  • Gaining some insight into how these new technologies should help decrease construction claims and disputes.

Webinar Agenda


  • Introduction
  • Trends in construction technology
  • Where do we stand today?
  • Conclusion

Webinar Highlights


This webinar reviews and discusses the following new or emerging technologies and identifies how each is likely to impact project/construction management and construction claims.

  • 3D Printing
  • Augmented Reality
  • Autonomous Construction
  • BIM & VDC
  • 4D BIM
  • Digital Future – such as higher resolution surveying & geolocation; 5D BIM; digital collaboration & mobility; and IOT
  • Drones in Construction
  • Geospatial Technology
  • Reality Capture Technology
  • Radio Frequency Identification Technology
  • Robotics
  • Site Safety Technology
  • Software Advances, and
  • Wearable Technology

Who Should Attend


  • Owners
  • Contractors
  • Construction Executives
  • Subcontractors
  • Design professionals
  • Construction managers
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