Before BuildingConnected was founded, we recognized a huge problem that everyone in construction faced: builders needed a better way to connect with the people they had to work with on projects. Even though construction is one of the most collaborative and relationship-based industries out there, we also noticed that it was extremely fragmented—and that fragmentation was costing builders time and money.
We wanted to make sure no one would ever have to flip through Rolodexes, search static contact databases, or spend hours on the phone calling wrong or disconnected numbers again. We knew if we could connect the industry through a crowd-sourced construction network, builders would gain access to accurate, up-to-date contact information and expand their reach to more project partners. Since then, our unique, network-based approach has helped simplify and enhance the bidding process for everyone.
Today, we’re proud to say that we’ve reached over 1 million construction professionals on the BuildingConnected network, managing $80 billion of work a month.
The network was just the beginning
Now that we’re a part of Autodesk, we’re accelerating our goal of improving the lives, jobs, and relationships of millions of hardworking construction professionals worldwide by continuing to build technology solutions you love. Through Autodesk Construction Cloud, builders can move seamlessly from preconstruction to the finished project—combining the best of BuildingConnected and Autodesk’s solutions, and drawing from the power of our unmatched network of builders.
Autodesk Construction Cloud™ helps builders connect every stage of preconstruction with products that support model-based coordination, quantification, bid management, and subcontractor qualification. The network is part of a solution that helps teams set up their projects for success during the preconstruction phase by putting everyone in contact with the builders that will help bring their project to life. By finding exactly the right people for every job during the bidding process, you’ll be able to maximize profits and reduce risk during the rest of the project lifecycle.
The latest from Autodesk Construction Cloud:
- Assemble, our model conditioning and 3D quantification tool, had more than 85,000 models uploaded in the past year
- BIM 360’s machine learning technology Construction IQ now has 10,000 monthly active users
- Autodesk was recognized by Fast Company as one of the most innovative data science companies of 2020 for the Construction IQ’s contribution to the industry.
- PlanGrid, Autodesk’s field collaboration technology, is now used on 2 million projects around the globe. Combined with BIM 360, over 1.5 billion drawings are now in Autodesk Construction Cloud.
Stay tuned… There’s a lot more coming in 2020 and beyond! In the meantime, explore all the ways Autodesk Construction Cloud will improve your construction process.