2017 Q2 Recap & Updates

The second quarter of 2017 has all but flown by as our team and clients continue to pursue innovation in the A/E/C industry. Below is our quick quarterly update with the latest on the preconstruction and estimating technology front.

What’s Driving Change & Why Care

A Recap on the Need for Change in the A/E/C Industry

The Advancing Building Estimation 2017 conference took place on May 22-24 in Houston, TX. Beck Technology hosted a half-day pre-conference workshop, “Why Do We Need Change?,” where attendees listened as speakers shared their companies’ change story as well as engaged in dialogue focused on the future of the A/E/C industry. We were pleased to hear the insights of client speakers including:

Ray Miller, Vice President of Preconstruction Services, Balfour Beatty Construction Services US

Andy Leek, Director of Virtual Design and Construction, PARIC Corporation

Brent Pilgrim, DESTINI Applications Director, The Beck Group

For those of you unable to join us in person, the following video recording  of the main speeches and Q&A with the audience is below. Or, you may read a written summary here.

 


DESTINI in Action

Welcome Aboard

This quarter, we’re honored to welcome the following firms to the Beck Technology family:

The Korte Company
The Beck Group
The Boldt Company

And, we’re pleased to introduce some new team members:

Jon Chumbley, Software Engineer IV
Julio Gaucin, Implementation Specialist
Stephen Stoltz, Manager of Implementation Services

Clients Know Best

By now you’ve noticed that we love to share what’s happening in the real world with your peers in preconstruction and estimating departments. Our Q2 profiles featured in webinars and case studies are provided below.

Our monthly webinars have explored everything from software selection to the upcoming DESTINI Estimator 2017 2.0 features:

PARIC Corporation’s Approach to Selecting DESTINI Estimator

Sneak Peek DESTINI Estimator 2017 2.0

Innovating Conceptual Estimates using DESTINI Estimator

From a profile perspective, we’ve released client overviews including:

In the News

Game Changer (Construction Today, April 17, 2017)

Stewart Carroll reviews the benefits of cloud technology as a prominent tool in the A/E/C industry. Read the article here.

The New Age (Construction Today, May 18, 2017)

Stewart Carroll discusses the future of mobile technology in the construction industry as a time-saving resource. Read the article here.

Question of the Week

Stay up to date on our Questions of the Week regarding DESTINI suite products support, asked and answered in our Community and featured in our News. Questions for this quarter included:

DESTINI Profiler: How do I create & assign material types to site elements?

DESTINI Estimator: How do I search for a specific item in the estimate view?

DESTINI Profiler: How do I delete and recreate a new database transaction log file using Management Studio?