Publish in Daily Commercial News
Written by Peter Kenter, Correspondent
January 4, 2013
Cloud computing is an esoteric name for a simple concept. Instead of relying on one’s own hardware and software for a suite of services, users rely on software, information storage and computing resources accessed over the Internet.
Construction companies, however, have been slow to make use of cloud technology, says James Benham, founder and president of JB Knowledge Technologies, Inc., a Texas-based information technology services provider, focusing on the construction, real estate, risk and insurance industries.
“With cloud computing, you can access the digital information you need from anywhere, any time through any device — from mobile devices to the computer at home, to the computer at your desk,” says Benham.
“The cloud centralizes, organizes and disseminates your data to the access point most convenient for you.”
The company’s recent survey, the 2012 Construction Technology Integration Report, revealed...