Insights into work winning productivity and digitisation

Our industry is changing, and we see it as our duty to keep you informed with all the latest insights.
Follow our research to stay keep up to date on current issues, from best practice data and digitisation usage, to implementing behavioural change in the digital age.

What Digital Means to the Construction Industry

Tuesday 29th May 2018

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Wake up and smell the digital coffee!

Wednesday 16th May 2018

The evolution of digital collaboration is happening, right now! How do I know, and more importantly, how is this going to affect us? Well, over the last two years, we have been working hard to develop a digital collaboration platform for Construction Industry work winning teams. We have partnered with some of the most forward-thinking talent in our country to create a product that is truly future proof. From inception to completion, our mantra was Steve…

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Modernise or die: insights for the Pre-Construction sector from the Farmer review

Wednesday 18th April 2018

The Farmer's Review is a wakeup call for the UK construction industry to embrace change and move into the 21 Century, or risk being left behind. This applies across the entire industry, and I am fully prepared to join the discuss about the potential that digitalisation is bringing to pre-construction, to ensure that this part of the Built Environment economy is not left behind either. "The prognosis for the industry, if action is not taken quickly, is that it will become seriously debilitated." Farmer says. The report, an independent study commissioned by Department for Communities and Local Government and the Department for…

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Embrace Industry 4.0

Wednesday 11th April 2018

The opportunity that digital transformation gives the Construction Industry is immense. If you are concerned with the future prosperity of your firm; driven by a need to win more work with a greater level of certainty, an ever-increasing level of efficiency,…

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£3 billion: The real cost of winning work

Wednesday 4th April 2018

Inefficient bid processes are massively reducing profit margins Research conducted by MarketingWorks and Reading University uncovered the real cost of the bidding process in…

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5 ways to reduce bid costs

Wednesday 28th March 2018

Tendering and bidding is an essential step in the construction cycle, from the multi-nationals to small local firms. It's an area that is so embedded in the industry, yet it has escaped serious analysis. MarketingWorks recent research, conducted with conducted with Prof. Will Hughes from the University of Reading, uncovered some startling findings about how winning and losing bidding behaviours impact on overall bid costs and win rates. Taking the average % of bid cost (and allowing for the fact that there are typically five bidders per tender), then applying it across the £110bn industry, indicates that between £2.5 to £3 billion is spent on bidding every year. It is from this £3billion annual spend that…

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8 reasons for Pre-Construction to digitise their workflow

Friday 23rd March 2018

Businesses across the world face pressures to capitalise on the latest technology and embrace digitisation. The construction sector is no different. Technologies such as BIM, 5D modelling and 3D printing are changing the traditional approaches to building projects. But there's more to the…

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