Category Archives: JDB Insight

Centralizing Construction Project Information

by Tom Traina, MBA, CSM There is much discussion regarding waste and inefficiency in the construction of a building, yet most A/E/C firms struggle to find the same level of efficiency improvements realized in the manufacturing sector over the past two decades. I believe a major challenge holding the industry back is the ever-changing roster […]

A/E/C Technology Disruption? You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet!

by Scott D. Butcher, FSMPS, CPSM I recently co-presented about industry megatrends to an audience of architects. We talked about the utter lack of productivity increases in the construction industry over the past several decades. We looked at a chart that demonstrated how, in the 1960s, manufacturing and construction productivity were at similar levels. However, […]

JDB Engineering Announces Specialty Services

At JDB Engineering, innovation is at the core of who we are and what we do. We’ve continued to innovate our business model, and are pleased to share with you four specialty service lines. The first two are not new – we’ve been providing these services for many years. However, to better meet client demand, […]

Walk Before You Run: Defining Project Scope

by Tom Traina, MBA, CSM Whether designing a building or developing an IT infrastructure, a tempered approach to defining the project goals allows for a consistent vision to be realized by all parties involved in the execution. Getting a project completed for the sake of crossing it off a “to-do” list is not nearly as […]