Media tagged with "Technology"


How Southland Industries Seamlessly Connected Its Projects & Reduced Inefficiencies

Tags: Engineering, Technology, Construction

Article | Construction Business Owner
We went from being a $300 million company to a $1 billion-dollar company. It was becoming unsustainable to really work with the data without some type of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution for engineering applications - Israel Sumano, Senior Director of Infrastructure Services


Government Facility Design

Tags: Government, Federal, Engineer, Technology

Article | Consulting Specifying Engineer
According to Mid-Atlantic Envise Branch Manager Jody W. Baldwin, “Technology integrators will in large part agree that one of the biggest trends affecting their scopes of work in the federal market is the trend to migrate away from proprietary automation systems toward agnostic or open products, protocols and platforms. A principal factor forcing this trend is the significant growth of technology and its incorporation into virtually every aspect of a built environment.”


National Engineering Firm Becomes Far More Agile With VDI via GPU Workstations

Tags: Engineering, Technology, Autodesk

Article | architosh
“For our engineers and detailers to handle their workloads they needed to be local,” says Israel Sumano, senior director of infrastructure at Southland Industries, a design-build MEP firm that also does fire suppression. Sumano is making the case that proximity to construction sites is hugely beneficial for not just a design-build MEP firm but any firm. “Being able to go directly into the field to observe a situation or problem has great advantages,” he says.


How Long Before 3D Printing Disrupts Construction?

Tags: Innovation, Lean Construction, Technology

Article | Building Forward
“3D printing allows people to put something in their hands that’s tangible,” says Julio Saenz, senior manager of construction technologies at Southland Industries.


3 VR Myths That Are Unreal

Tags: Thought Leadership, CFD, Virtual Reality, Technology

Article | techopedia
Negative sentiments surrounding virtual reality (VR) will likely let up over time. In 10 years, for instance, VR could very well be the norm in the day-to-day lives of many people, explains Dr. Mehran Salehi, a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analyst with Southland Engineering.


Process Analysis is How One MEP Producer is Coping With the Industry’s Labor Woes

Tags: Innovation, Engineering, BIM, Technology

Article | Building Design + Construction
Judd Fuoto, Southland’s lead solutions analyst, tells BD+C that his large company, with its many priorities, is trying to achieve a balance that aligns its business and technology agendas. 


Video Game-Like Tech Draws Younger, More Skeptical Workforce to Construction

Tags: Recruitment, Technology, Recruiting, Construction, Engineering

Article | Construction Dive
“We have an opportunity to leverage their interest in tech by bringing up how our industry works to construct smart buildings,” says Wendy Montgomery, senior talent manager at MEP provider Southland Industries.


Advancing Construction Technology

Tags: Event, BIM, Technology, Information Technology, Thought Leadership

Swissotel Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Join Judd Fuoto, Senior BIM Analyst at Southland Industries, and a host of other industry experts for Advancing Construction Technology, the annual summit dedicated to improving operational productivity, quality and safety. 


Microsoft & Workspot AEC Joint Venture Collaboration Webinar

Tags: Technology, Information Technology, Joint Ventures

Webinar   |   May 21, 2019
Israel Sumano, Senior Director of Infrastructure Services at Southland Industries is a featured presenter at the Microsoft & Workspot AEC Joint Venture Collaboration. 


Trends and Technology

Tags: BIM, Modular, CAD, Technology

Article | Partners in Progress
Updates in training are important and ensure that union craftspeople will be ready to go on jobs where the latest technology and lean practices are in play, explain Southland Industries’ Henry Nutt and Alan Blomgren.


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