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Construction is progressive, says tech entrepreneur
The industry has a bad name when it comes to adopting new tech, but as far as Disperse’s Felix Neufeld is concerned, that isn’t fair. Felix Neufeld, CEO of AI specialist Disperse, whose digital tools have recently been used by Mace at One Crown Place, has found construction a great environment for tech startups.
Construction Manager Magazine
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May 5, 2021
Meet your Digital Twin
Artificial intelligence can save hours of leg-work on big projects, as Canary Wharf Contractors has found. Lisa Russell reports. Popping out of the site office to check a detail isn't a two minute job when the building you're working on is tens of storeys high.
The Construction Index
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January 15, 2021
Examining the root challenges that derail building productivity
It’s important we examine the basis of key construction challenges, writes Disperse. It’s time to take a deeper and more comprehensive look at construction’s productivity challenges.
Building Magazine
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November 23, 2020
Green Shoots for Construction Through Covid-19
Felix Neufeld is founder and CEO at Disperse, in this feature for UKCO, he writes about the Coronavirus pandemic, and what it means for the construction industry, and the green shoots coming through the pandemic.
UK Construction Online
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November 9, 2020
Fish balls and AI: McAlpine reaps benefits of new digital tools
Better risk management, legal compliance and increased project efficiency are among the gains Sir Robert McAlpine is enjoying from a range of digital tools rolled out by the contractor over the last two years.
BIM+
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October 16, 2020
Mace uses AI tech on Mayfair project to meet Covid-19 safety challenges
Work was already underway on Lodha’s No 1 Grosvenor Square flagship project when the lockdown and then social distancing added to the normal construction challenges. • Client: Lodha • Main Contractor: Mace • Balancing the many requirements of a building project – cash flow, cost, quality, and timelines – is always a significant challenge for project leadership. The Covid-19 pandemic made the balancing act even more intense, costing projects valuable time at the start of lockdown and requiring adjustments to ensure the health and safety of all personnel on site as production restarted.
BIM+
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October 1, 2020
Best Use of Technology: finalists
This year’s finalists in the Best Use of Technology category are testament to the huge impact and transformative effect technology is having on the construction industry.
Construction News
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August 20, 2020
Digital Construction Excellence: finalists
Being able to harness the power of digital tools is vital to a project’s success, these finalists have all shown the way in which technology can be used as a powerful force for good.
Construction News
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August 20, 2020
How AI and remote collaboration tools could help the construction industry get back to work
London-based Disperse uses AI to improve the workflow of construction sites. Disperse captures on-site visuals through a 360-degree camera and helps project managers spot issues before they escalate. The Disperse platform essentially creates what it calls a “digital twin” of a construction site by combining schedules, 3D models, drawings, and weekly snapshots captured on-site.
VentureBeat
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May 20, 2020
Disperse leadership statement on COVID-19
The COVID-19 outbreak is disrupting our industry and there is uncertainty ahead for all of us across construction. The keys to getting through this crisis will lie in our willingness to work together: now more than ever, we need to learn quickly from one another, focus on what we can actually control, and prioritise ruthlessly to take decisive action. There are choppy waters ahead and we need to navigate them together.
Disperse
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March 27, 2020
Five digital construction trends for 2020
At Mace this stuff is no longer a ‘nice to have’ – it’s embedded across our business: from our design teams using generative tools to speed up the delivery of design for major Government clients, to our site teams using digital tools such as Disperse to precisely measure the actual delivery of construction on complex and challenging sites across London.
Mace Group
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January 24, 2020
Top Tech Trends To Watch In 2020
After an innovation lull, construction technology companies are set to capitalize on labor shortages and an increase in construction projects. New technologies — including those that help manage and monitor construction projects, identify inefficiencies that lead to delays, improve safety and enhance construction equipment — are whetting investors’ appetites.
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January 23, 2020
Q&A: AI-based tool helps Mace to improve planning and efficiency
Mace is rolling out the AI-based project monitoring tool Disperse across its business. Paul Connolly, director of technical services at the major contractor, and Felix Neufeld, founder and CEO of Disperse, explain how it has boosted construction efficiency and lightened the burden on project planners.
BIM+
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December 4, 2019
AI-based construction software start-up targets US after raising $15m
A London-based start-up which has developed AI based software to boost construction efficiency has raised $15m (£11.65m) in funding to expand in the US. Disperse integrates construction schedules, 2D drawings, 3D models and visual snapshots
BIM+
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October 29, 2019
How AI could solve the U.S. construction industry’s productivity puzzle
The days of construction projects running behind schedule and over budget could soon be over as AI technology tries to solve the U.S. productivity puzzle. Disperse, an AI-powered construction firm, has raised fresh finance to expand into the U.S. in a bid to tackle inefficiencies on building sites.
MarketWatch
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October 24, 2019