Building and construction workers are fast becoming information workers as projects become larger and more complex and advances in mobile technology put information and the ability to update models at the fingertips of those on site, the boss of a leading construction management software firm says.

Aconex co-founder and chief executive officer Leigh Jasper said that while the end products of the building industry are physical and tangible, tools on the job are increasingly becoming digital and data driven. Leigh Jasper Jasper says increasing use of cloud-based collaborative platforms is largely being…