The Multivista Safety Net: Are You Covered After the Work Is Covered?

The Multivista Safety Net

In the old days, buildings were built, inspectors inspected, facilities facilitated and everyone lived happily ever after. Fast-forward to today, and there’s a growing dynamic in the mix: lawsuits.

Construction projects today are built within an increasingly litigious environment.  Transparency and accountability are essential on a jobsite and builders who don’t have proof of how the work was done are taking on all the risks.

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Construction Webcams: The Solutions Are Outside the Box

Multivista Construction Webcams

 “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.”
- Forrest Gump’s Mom

It’s unlikely Mama Gump ever worked with construction webcams but her instincts were on point:  if the webcam you ordered is just a box of gear shipped to the jobsite there’s no guarantee it can solve your problems. What you very well may get is a headache in a box.

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Heads Up! Recognizing and Solving Your Construction Rework Problems

Solving Construction Rework Problems

Let’s not kid ourselves, plans change and mistakes happen, regardless of the jobsite or crew. Sticking your head in the dirt won’t make your problems go away. Every time an issue is discovered it comes with a flood of questions: What happened? Why? How? And, ultimately, who’s gonna pay for it, and do I need to call my lawyer?

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Changing an Industry: How Entrepreneurs Are Building Their Future In Construction Tech

Multivista Tech Entrepreneurs

Multivista’s documentation technology is driving big changes in the construction industry. Are you ready to get behind the wheel?

Most of us spend our childhood digging into our imaginations, getting our hands dirty and daydreaming of a future where we can build something great and control our own destiny.

And yet as adults, so many of us end up as just another cog in the machine. We work our lives away, hustling, selling and spinning our wheels to build a career where someone else calls the shots…and reaps all the benefits.

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BIM Integration: Are You Dressed for the Party?

Multivista BIM Integration

Ever have that nightmare where you’re at a swanky party and suddenly realize you forgot to put on pants? And everyone is staring, but there’s nowhere to hide and nothing you can do?

That’s just a bad dream, but failing to integrate your construction practices with new technologies could happen in real life, and be far more embarrassing.

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5 Tips to Harness the (Super) Powers of Your Construction Photos

Construction Superhero Multivista

Information is power these days, but knowing how to use your information correctly gives you super powers. A properly documented construction project is like having x-ray vision and the ability to travel back in time. Construction Documentation is fast becoming the new gold standard for jobsites, but that’s only part of the equation.

The real superhero status comes from having the right Project Implementation Management (PIM) system in place. This will ensure you and your team can access those photos and videos quickly and easily to solve problems before they become villainous nightmares.

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A Day in the Life of a Professional Construction Photographer

Multivista Construction Photographer

“I love the smell of concrete in the morning.”

That’s a joke – fresh concrete doesn’t smell like much – but Multivista construction photographer Matt Domanski likes to start his workday with a bit of humor, especially at 5:45 AM on an important concrete slab pour.

“Time management is critical,” Domanski says. “You can’t roll in and find out there is a slab halfway poured. Things are moving fast and they are usually tying up rebar right up until the last moment so you have to know when and also exactly what to shoot. I might take 2000 photos a day but critical milestones like this only happen once, there is no second chance to get it right.”

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Construction Documentation: 3 Essential Elements to Help You Win

“How you gather, manage and use information will determine whether you win or lose” – Bill Gates

We live in the age of information. An age where information moves fast, accumulates even faster, and real-time problem solving is the standard for success. These days, if you’re not documenting your construction projects with digital photos, video and/or webcam you’re in danger of being left behind.

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Welcome to the Multivista Blog

The aim of this blog is to highlight and uncover leading-edge information on best practices and innovations in the world of visual construction documentation.

Why a blog? It’s all part of our master plan to create content that’s more relevant, educational, and above all, useful for you. We’ll be working with featured contributors from every corner of the construction world to bring you informative blog posts on subjects that create value for you.

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