Abstract

Construction technology seems to be in vogue today as an aftermath of the pandemic. The talk will focus on what needs to happen for successful implementation and adoption of technology for better managing construction projects 3 key takeaways: - Introduction to integrated project controls - Value and benefits of integrated project controls - Need to focus on people and process for successful adoption

About the speaker

Kalyan has nearly 25 years of combined experience in managing construction projects and enterprise software development, has won many awards and has published widely. He holds an M.S. in Structural Engineering from Cornell University and is a Governor’s Gold Medallist with a B. Tech in Civil Engineering from IIT Madras. - Won the 2015 Technologist Innovator award from the Construction Industry Development Council, Government of India. - He was named Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 by CII, Chennai. - He has published widely on modern construction technology and lean construction both in national and international conferences. - Recently, he co-authored a chapter on “Cloud-based Collaboration and Project Management” in the Construction 4.0 book. One of his papers “Overview of IT Applications in the Construction Supply Chain” has been published as a chapter in the book titled Construction Supply Chain Management Handbook. - Prior to Bentley, he was the co-founder and CEO of Nadhi Information Technologies Pvt. Ltd., an IIT Madras Research Park incubated company that was recently acquired by Bentley. - Prior to co-founding Nadhi, Vaidyanathan was Product Line Manager at i2 Technologies, a Dallas based supply chain solutions company. - Before that he worked as a Senior Engineer at Simpson Gumpertz and Heger Inc. a structural engineering consulting firm from Boston, MA.