Mobile smart devices have already emerged as an all but ubiquitous hi-tech accoutrement in modern society, with their low cost and ready availability enabling all of us to remain connected to the Internet irrespective of location.

According to Stacy Scopano, Autodesk senior industry strategy manager, construction, the widespread popularity of these mobile smart devices in tandem with digitisation is now having a transformative impact upon the construction industry, by improving what he refers to as “plan vs. performance” conversations that help to ensure the real world outcomes for…